This house is located at 524 Edgewood Street, Northeast. The listing says:
“Gorgeous renovation with unimpeded open floor plan and top of the line finishes. Owner~s suite has bright southern exposures and an expansive private deck. 2nd and 3rd BRs can be converted into 2nd Owners Suite with sitting area. Timeless white kitchen with exotic quartzite counters for a contemporary feel. Bsmt lvl has an in-law~s suite w/ wet bar, full day light and patio. 1 Car Garage!”
This rental is located at 3095 Hawthorne Drive, Northeast. The listing says:
“private parking space,access to pool, fireplace, brand new kitchen and patio, new hardwood floors &new washer & dryer as well as new stainless steel appliances are some of the features you’ll enjoy in this renovated 2BR bi-level townhouse that measures approx 1100 sq ft..”
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide in the 800 block of Channing Place, Northeast.
On Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at approximately 11:12 am, an adult female was found deceased in the 800 block of Channing Place, Northeast. The decedent was subsequently transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner pending autopsy.
On May 8, 2014, members of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined the Cause of Death to be blunt force injuries and asphyxiation and the Manner to be Homicide.
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.”
I wanted to reach out to all of you today to make you aware of an unfortunate incident that occurred at the Edgewood Recreation Center and Community Garden this past weekend. This garden is free and open to Edgewood neighbors and friends.
Approximately 40 volunteers gathered on Saturday at our annual spring planting at the Edgewood Community Garden located on the grounds of DC Parks and Recreation, Edgewood Recreation Center. Upon finishing, we had cleaned the entire picnic area, planted, and covered our 10 raised garden beds. Pictures of the garden planting and clean up are included.
Around 3pm that day, college aged students started to arrive at the picnic and garden area for the popularly advertised Dreams Never Die (DND) organization that was established by Howard University (HU) students (but in no way affiliated or supported by HU) “DRANKNIX II” party cause we down for whatever food, drinks and liq provided party. Approximately 500-700 people came to this party and trampled on the garden beds and left the premises trashed and damaged.
We want to restore the garden with Edgewood neighbors and Howard University’s Green Team and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Chapter, but we need your help to restore the garden as well. Considering that the garden is free and open to the public, we rely on generous donations from private individuals to sustain our efforts. We spent nearly the $400 we had available for this growing season for this weekend planting day. We want to restore the garden with our neighbors and Howard University Green Team student organization, but we need your help as well.
Please consider donating any amount (even $5 will go a long way!) you can today so we can begin planning for our restoration event. Your gift is tax-deductible and will be of great help in taking the next steps to restore and beautify the area again.
You can donate to the garden by clicking on this link and then locate the “Donate Now” button (please ensure that you include in your donation comment section “Edgewood Community Garden”). You can also send a check that is written out to the Friends of Edgewood Recreation Center to:
PO BOX 25172
Washington, DC 20027
Thank you for all of your supportive emails, phone calls, Facebook posts and positive energy you’re sending our way now, but most of all, since the beginning of this adventure.
“WELCOME TO THE CITY LIVING IN BROOKLAND ENJOY THIS SPACIOUS STUDIO CONDO GRANITE COUNTERTOP,STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES,HARDWOOD FLOORS ,MAPLE CABINETS WASHER AND DRYER IN UNIT.WHAT A GREAT GIFT FOR THE SPRING ENJOY!!!SECTION 8 VOUCHERS WELCOME.”
“Lovely three level townhouse w/hardwood floors throughout, separate dining, open kitchen, finished basement, CAC, den with slider doors to the deck, fenced yard, 2 carport parking, as-is condition. Walk to Rhode Island Subway, Home Depot, CVS, Giant Food, banks, and restaurants. Call owner for appointment until box is installed. Contract is contingent on seller finding a home. Please LOCKUP.”
It [the bullet] pierced the pocket of his hooded sweatshirt and bored into his wallet, going through his diver’s license, a bank card and a folded $10 bill. It struck five more cards and broke partway through the wallet’s cover, shattering the glass front of his smartphone.
“I am generally not a religious man, but this guy is blessed,” said D.C. Police Cmdr. Andrew Solberg, a 26-year veteran who heads the 5th District station, covering the area where Harris lives. “I want to go over and touch this man’s hand or clip off a lock of his hair. I want to rub him and feel some magic.”
You can see a photo of the wallet that saved the man’s life here.