06/02/14 6:38pm

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3155 Mt. Pleasant St, NW

Daggers continue to fall in Mt. Pleasant. Thanks to @kkbb138 for letting us know about Tonic’s abrupt closure in Mt. Pleasant. From their facebook page:

“To our wonderful patrons:

After ten great years, Tonic of Mt Pleasant (and Last Exit) has closed.

Thank you for all your support over the years.

Please join us at Tonic at Quigley’s located at 2036 g street NW”

05/21/14 4:55pm

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Photo courtesy Palace Productions

From an email:

“Dixie New Orleans Chaos with the Soggy Po Boys where New Orleans Jazz is served messy.

Show: Palace Productions presents: Soggy Po Boys Band
Date: May 22nd,
Time: 8pm
Ticket price: No Cover
Venue: Haydee’s – Mt. Pleasant.
3102 Mt. Pleasant St., NW

The Soggy Po Boys were born at the old location of the Barley Pub in Dover, NH on Fat Tuesday of 2012. The group was formed as a smaller Hammond organ group with two horns and had planned to play roots New Orleans funk and brass band music but misunderstood the gig’s timeline and ended up a set short on material.

For the unexpected last set they gathered around the piano and played acoustically, focusing on New Orleans early jazz standards and spirituals. They haven’t looked back, performing in this way weekly and all over the Seacoast with a full horn section and a sousaphone.

Check them out at http://soggypoboys.com/ , which has their new CD “Seedy Business” for sale as well as other information.”

05/20/14 12:55pm

3314 Mount Pleasant Street Northwest

This unit is located at 3314 Mount Pleasant Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“Recently Updated Large 1BD/BA. Eat in kitchen w/ granite & SS apps. Crown molding & HW in LR. Pet friendly building w fenced yard out back. Ideal location north of Park Rd,, blocks to metro, shops & night life. 2 blocks to Rock Creek Park running trails. Bus at corner. CH Metro 5 blocks away & Red Line a short bus ride away. Located just north of Park Rd facing small park. FHA Approved”

You can see more photos here.

This 1 bed/1 bath is going for $299,500 ($285 monthly fee.)

05/12/14 10:25am

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3211 Mt Pleasant St, NW

@CraigPlazure tweeted us the sad update last night:

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Back in March we first learned Adam Express intended to close but those plans fell through when a buyer backed out. For whatever the reason the closure seems permanent now so let’s wish the Baes a peaceful and happy retirement:

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Mr. and Mrs. Bae previously biding farewell

05/10/14 12:06pm

From @DCPoliceDept:

“2D Stabbing_0315_3100 blk of M St NW_No Lookout DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911.”

From MPD:

“On May 10, 2014, at approximately 0545 hours in the 3000 block of Mount Pleasant Street, Northwest, a suspect entered the location produced a handgun and demanded money. The suspect obtained cash from register and shot the complainant. The complainant obtained flesh wound to the lower leg. The suspect was black male 5’7, and was last seen running eastbound on Hobart Street, Northwest.”

3420 16th Street Northwest

This rental is located at 3420 16th Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“Paris in Mount Pleasant! 1800 square foot 2-3BR/2BA penthouse in grand historic Northbrook building. 5 balconies w/French doors and spectacular light and views. High ceilings, center hall entrance w/skylight, enormous LR/DR. Steps to the roof deck. W/D in unit. Limited common parking.”

You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/2 bath is going for $4,000/Mo.

05/08/14 1:45pm

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From the Events Calendar:

“The Scooby Doo Mansion is hosting a house show on Friday, May 9th and you’re invited!

Oakwood Terrace Mansion
3423 Oakwood Terrace NW

For just $5 ($10 at the door) you can listen to some sweet tunes from the Mudpatch Family Band and support Spark Ventures, a nonprofit with international partnerships that provides children in poverty with nutrition, education and healthcare.

After the concert, there will be a dance party inside and a bonfire in the backyard :)

Tickets are just $5!

BYOB and someone you love :) Light snacks will be provided.

Doors open at 8pm, concert starts at 8:30pm.”