633 M Street Northeast

This rental is located at 633 M Street, Northeast. The listing says:

“Gorgeous remodel in the New NoMa Community. 2 master suites and sitting room. Hardwood floors throughout and ceramic tile baths. Enjoy the gourmet kitchen and 4 season room adjacent to the formal dining room. Take advantage of local amenities like Union Market, Noma Row, Gallaudet & H Street Restaurants is just a stone’s throw away. Take a five minute walk to the METRO. Oh it~s so convenient !!”

You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/2.5 bath is going for $2,900/Mo.

04/01/14 1:30pm

“Dear PoPville,

Looking for some help to see if any witnesses were around at 4:30am at Florida and P st NE, the morning of March 29th. My brother was struck on his bike in the crosswalk of P st by a red light running driver and was hurt pretty bad. He has already had surgery to put a rod in his leg and may have a broken wrist too. We are looking into getting some camera footage from the XM building. Apparently the driver was not ticketed and they aren’t even calling it an accident just an incident. My brother was heading home from his bartending job and is now in a pretty bad spot with no health insurance, and he can’t work to support himself. Not really wanting to start the standard cars vs bikes flame war just trying to see if anyone was around at that time – its a long shot I know, but figured I would try.”

04/01/14 11:00am

From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with an Assault with the Intent to Commit First Degree Sexual Abuse and Kidnapping in the area of the 300 block of Florida Avenue, NE.

On Saturday, March 29, 2014, at approximately 7:30 pm, an adult female was walking in the area when she was approached by an unknown suspect. The suspect produced a pocketknife and forced the victim to walk with him to a nearby alley where he attempted to sexually assault her. The victim yelled for help and the suspect fled.

The suspect is described as a black male, in his late 40s, 5’8″ to 5’9″ in height, 150 pounds, brown complexion, brown eyes, missing teeth, mustache, and displayed cuts on arms. He was last seen wearing a grey short sleeve shirt, black jacket, black shoes, and dark jeans held up with either a shoestring or flex-cuff.

Anyone with information should call 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”

03/26/14 11:30am

Photo via NoMa BID

Tweeted by the @NoMaBID:

“The theme for 2014 #NoMaSummerScreen is…UNLIKELY FRIENDSHIPS. Vote for which films you want to watch w/your buds”

Choices include:

“Unlikely Friendships” will be the theme of this year’s NoMa Summer Screen. Please select your top 10 favorite movies from the list below.

THE DARK KNIGHT: (PG-13) When Batman, Gordon and Harvey Dent launch an assault on the mob, they let the clown out of the box, the Joker, bent on turning Gotham on itself and bringing any heroes down to his level.(2008)
TURNER AND HOOCH: (PG) A detective must adopt the dog of a dead man to help him find the murderer.(1989)
THE KARATE KID: (PG) A handyman/martial arts master agrees to teach a bullied boy karate and shows him that there is more to the martial art than fighting. (1984) (more…)

03/24/14 12:54pm


UPDATE: Thanks to a reader for sending the photo above:

“Terrible sign telling people. Just saw someone taking out the register / computer.”

@39Candles tweets us:

“Anyone know why Yo Sushi in Union Station is closed? Sign says closed for the weekend …”

They are closed permanently. I put in a call to Union Station and they say they are closed for good. Yo! Sushi opened up in Union Station over the summer of 2012. They were also supposed to open a second location at 7th and H St, NW in Chinatown but that deal fell through a while ago. I guess conveyor belt sushi just isn’t our thing.

Union Station location at 50 Massachusetts Ave, NE

03/18/14 1:19pm

From MPD:

“On Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at approximately 0617 hrs., members of a joint area task force responsible for the apprehension of fugitives, attempted to locate an individual wanted on a Homicide Warrant in the Unit block of K Street, Northwest, Washington, D.C. As the officers attempted to make contact, the suspect emerged from the dwelling and fired a weapon at law enforcement officers. The officers returned fire striking the suspect. The suspect was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

There were no injuries sustained to the officers during this incident.

This Law Enforcement Shooting is being investigated by the Metropolitan Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division.”

03/02/14 10:22pm

Photo by PoPville flickr user Miki J.

I recently noticed the awesome old liquor sign and North – East Clock had been taken down at Union Market:


I’m not saying I’m against all the development, quite the contrary. I just happen to also love these signs so I’m gonna take this opportunity to show you some of my other favorites before they inevitably vanish too:


Lots more after the jump. (more…)

1177 3rd Street Northeast

This house is located at 1177 3rd Street, Northeast. The listing says:

“Not Just Enhanced but HIGHTENED! A NoMa connection w/a Capitol View.10ft hgh ceilings soar over an open 1st lvl w/antique whiskey stained flrs, fully equipped grmet Kitchen, pwder rm, laundry & storage closets. Fenced rear w/private PARKING +auto Garage Door. Front MBR w/full BA & 2nd full BA is shared by 2 rear BRs. Spiral stairs to Roof Top Deck for a City Vista. 1blk METRO,2blks shopping & more”

You can see a virtual tour here.

This 3 bed/2.5 bath is going for $639,000.

02/23/14 8:50am

@DCPoliceDept first tweeted:

“Shooting, 0348 hours, 5th & K Street NE, LOF newer model Altima of Impala traveling east on L Street NE. Occupied 3 to 4 times”

MPD writes via email:

“The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in the 400 block of Florida Avenue, NE.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call (202) 727-9099.”

NBC Washington reports:

“A man shot in the back in northeast D.C. Sunday morning has died.”

Update from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide which occurred in the 400 block of Florida Avenue, Northeast.

On Sunday, February 23, 2014, at approximately 3:30 am, members of the First District responded to the area of the 5th and K Streets, Northeast for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival on the scene, members located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. He was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner pending an autopsy.

The investigation has revealed that the shooting occurred in the Fifth District, in the 400 block of Florida Avenue, Northeast.

The decedent has been identified as 36-year-old Daniel Calvin Short of Southeast, Washington, DC.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”