From MPD:

“On March 26, 2015, at around 11:55PM, a citizen reported while sitting in his parked vehicle in the 600 block of M Street, Northeast, a passenger in his vehicle brandished a firearm and ordered him out of his vehicle. The citizen complied, and the subject fled in the vehicle eastbound on Florida Avenue from 6th Street, Northeast.

On today’s date at around 2:50AM, members of the Fifth District recovered the vehicle in the 3600 block of 18th Street, Northeast.

There were no injuries associated with this offense.

The case is currently being investigated by the First District Investigative Unit.”

215 I Street Northeast

This unit is located at 215 I Street, Northeast. The listing says:

“Exquisite 1 bedroom and 1 bath at ABDO’s historic Landmark Lofts on the super hot H Street Corridor! Top of the line finishes:granite counters, Sub-zero fridge, Wolf Range, Water Works fixtures, hardwood floors, a huge covered balcony, garage parking and a wine cabinet in the building’s wine cave. All this and a staffed front desk, media room, club room, roof top pool, fitness center and business!”

You can see more photos here.

This 1 bed/1 bath is going for $499,000 ($361 monthly fee.)

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in a 2014 homicide. On Friday, May 30, 2014, at approximately 9:24 pm, 32 year-old Donta Thrower of Northwest, Washington, DC was shot in the 1200 block of North Capitol Street NW and later died.

On Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 19-year old Abdul Fields was arrested pursuant to a Booking Order and a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, charging him with First Degree Felony Murder While Armed in connection to the death of Donta Thrower.”


Thanks to a reader for sending:

“a candy store (I think the same one as in Chinatown Ed. Note: similar looking but not the same folks) appears to be coming to Union Station, in the same space where the Papyrus used to be. (Papyrus recently moved to a different space in another part of Union Station.)”

Sugar Factory’s facebook page says:

“Sugar Factory has made confections part of popular culture and has turned sweets into the latest designer accessory. Best known for its signature Couture Pops, iconic superstars including Britney Spears, Drake, Nicole Scherzinger, Kim Kardashian, Eva Longoria, Carmen Electra and Rupert Grint are just a few of the celebrities who have either endorsed or have been spotted with the sparkly lollipops. The celebrity affiliations have made Couture Pops an international phenomenon with widespread media attention from The Today Show, Daily Mail, AOL, Good Morning America, People, Extra and more.

Colorful candy bins line the walls and walkways of the retail stores, where stylish retail for all ages hang from walls and racks. Signature candies such as fudge-covered pretzel sticks, milk chocolate-covered Oreos and Rice Krispies Treats® coated with frosting appeal to the most discerning sweet tooth. Freshly made gelato available in an array of flavors cool off and delight guests. Framed photographs of celebrities holding various Couture Pops hang high from the walls, making Sugar Factory more than just a retail store; it’s also a popular spot for sightseeing.”


This rental is located at 1160 Abbey Place, NE. The listing says:

“This house is literally steps from the NoMa Metro Station and on a lovely, historic, tree-lined one-way street with lots of young families. 2BR (3rdBR is finished basement), 2BA 3-level modern row-house on Abbey Place NE with finished basement w/ bath, hardwood floors throughout, a modern kitchen with granite counters, dishwasher, stainless appliances, microwave exhaust fan and breakfast bar, sun-porch with the original 1920s jalousie windows, a very large back deck for your BBQ needs, washer/dryer, central AC/Heating, recess lighting throughout, one off-street parking spot, and a storage shed outside for tools, brooms, snow shovels, x-mas decorations etc. The house also has a great location – 2 short blocks to the metro, 4 blocks to the Harris Teeter, and a five minute walk to Boundary Road, Driftwood Kitchen and other restaurants and bars on H Street NE. This is a great location that offers city living. The home would be perfect for a young family or two-three young professionals. Dog Friendly landlord.

Upstairs bathroom has a skylight. Both bedrooms have large closets. Entire house has ample storage space and two exterior sheds for bikes, kayaks, golf clubs, etc.

Landlord is experienced, very responsive, lives in the neighborhood and will provide overwhelmingly positive references of current and past tenants. Interior of house will be completely painted prior to occupancy.

AVAILABLE AS EARLY AS MARCH 15TH (Start-Date Negotiable), but April 1st more ideal.”

You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/2 bath is going for $3,990/Mo.

Photo of 150 M Street, NE by @TonyTGoodman

District Cuisine found out all the details on the new temporary beer garden coming to NoMa this Spring:

“Business partners, including the owner of L’Enfant Cafe in Adams Morgan, are planning a hybrid beer garden and park that will cater to guests of all ages (and will likely allow dogs as well).”

They also note there will be 2-3 food trucks rotating in the space as well as “High end portable restrooms”…

Looking forward to seeing how this space turns out.

Photo of Union Station food court tweeted to us by @vplus

Thanks to a reader for updating us on the Walgreens coming to Union Station:

“I spoke with an employee of Union Station this morning. He confirmed that the Walgreens will be located in the back of the food court, as discussed below. It’s not scheduled to open for 10 months, however! The other construction going on in the Union Station food court is mostly to create as-yet-unrented retail spaces. He confirmed that a Dunkin Donuts was originally supposed to go in by the Bojangles, but that those papers have not yet been signed. He also said that another Chipotle would be opening in the food court, even though there’s already a Chipotle on the first floor of Union Station. He speculated that the reason Chipotle would want to open two restaurants in the same building is that the original Chipotle is hugely busy and has consistently long lines.”