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From an email:

“JOIN US AS WE CELEBRATE “CARNAVALITO ANTILLANO” AT ESENCIAS PANAMENAS RESTAURANT [3322 Georgia Ave, NW] ON FEBRUARY 13TH AND 14TH.

ENJOY SOME WEST INDIAN FOOD ITEMS, SUCH AS BAKES & STEWED CODFISH, RUN DUN, BUCHU, HOMINY, CODFISH CAKES, BREAD PUDDING, YUCA PONE, PLANTAIN TART, PATTIES, ETC..
ALL OF THESE WILL BE SERVED “TAPAS STYLE” FOR $3.50 – IN HONOR OF THE 35TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WEST INDIAN FAIR CELEBRATION IN PANAMA.

THERE WILL BE LIVE CARNAVAL ENTERTAINMENT ON THE 13TH”

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This house is located at 3114 Warder Street. Northwest. The listing says:

“Come see what Park View has to offer! Newly renovated 2-Level, 2BR/DEN 2 Bath home with external storage unit. Clean, modern finishes with quartz countertops and hardwood floors. Easy access to DC USA, TWO Metro Stations (Columbia Heights and Petworth stops), Howard U, and U Street corridor. Roof Deck with incredible views.”

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You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/2 bath is going for $629,900 ($288 monthly fee.)

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Adam Fagen

Former Ward One Council Member Jim Graham’s breaks his self imposed silence on the LeDroit Park listserv:

“I have followed closely the actions and messages on the blizzard and its consequences by Mayor Bowser and Councilmember Nadeau. They are to be commended for all of what they are doing .

After 16 years of service as your councilmember, I intentionally stepped back these past 12 months. Some of you know I have other endeavors. I’m on the board of a homeless substance-abuse recovery program and I hope to be soon engaged with immigrant issues. Naturally I also plan to be engaged with the LGBT concerns. And I did start a successful adults-only business on Georgia Avenue.

It is all quite a change for me. Not having as much contact with Ward One friends has been the hardest part.

I now feel it is time for me to again engage , as a businessman and neighbor, with issues of concern to me in DC.

What I am about to say is obviously not for everyone~~~but i know there are many LGBTQ persons 21 and over who live in our area. Cabin fever is running very high. So I’m having a special NO admission charge on tomorrow Tuesday Jan 26 for those persons who may enjoy such entertainment. See www.rockharddc.com for details.

Stay warm~~and please help those who aren’t,

Bests
Jim Graham”

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Books and Beer – doesn’t get much better than that!! Check it out – from The Midlands:

“Trent Allen, Robin Webb and Peyton Sherwood from the Kangaroo Boxing Club have partnered together again for a new project opening this spring. “The Midlands” will be a restaurant with a large outdoor beer garden in the Park View neighborhood at 3333 Georgia Ave NW. Patrons will have draft selections of greater than 15 and less than 30 taps, wine of the fermented grape variety, featuring red, white and pink. The menu will feature hand-crafted, gourmet, chef-driven, small-batch sandwiches from the future, that are totally not pretentious.”

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3333 Georgia Ave, NW

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3301 Georgia Ave, NW

Thanks to Sheila for sending:

“What’s happening with the Mothership space? New lettering on the door”

Alfie’s facebook says:

“Locally sourced, responsibly minded Northern & Isaan Thai Bar food (Kap Klaem), Burgers & killer cocktails!”

Their website says:

“ALFIES POP-UP JUST A FEW WEEKS AWAY!!

Finally have our name on the door! So excited! #dc #petworth #sneakpeek #herewecome”

Alfie’s, from Chef Alex McCoy, will open it’s permanent location in the former China American Inn space on Upshur Street in Petworth. Until then – check them out at their pop up soon – stay tuned for an opening date.

Update – an exact opening date! “So happy to announce that @AlfiesDC will be officially opening on JAN 30TH @5PM.”

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3301 Georgia Avenue, NW

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via google maps

A reader reports:

“there was a shooting at Irving and Warder Nw around 1:10pm. 4-5 shots fired.”

DCAlerts confirms:

“Shooting at 1306 hrs at Warder & Irving St. NW. LOF B/M, 5’6″-5’7″,Drk Green Jacket, Blk Pants, Blk Mask.”

From MPD:

“MPD is investigating a shooting in the 3000 block of Warder St, NW. Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact MPD at 202 727-9099.”

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This unit is located at 756 Park Road, Northwest. The listing says:

“New Construction Smart home condos .~Lutron Smart Home System ~Key-less building entrance w/ audio~Emtek Key-less entry into each unit~CCTV in all common areas~Water Filtration system in each unit~Java Walnut Wood Flooring~Stewart Custom Kitchen~LED lighting accent~Microvent/Microwave oven/oven combo~A/V Speakers~Kitchen Aid 5 burner gas stove top 36″~Chimney range hood.”

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You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/2 bath is going for $615,000 ($211 monthly fee.)

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Friday

A reader reports from the Bruce Monroe Community Garden:

“Friday: My lettuce is doing so well! It’s almost time to harvest it. Maybe just a couple more days.

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Saturday

Saturday: Half my lettuce is gone! It’s been stolen! I should go home and grab a bag and then harvest the rest of the lettuce now. Or tomorrow.

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Sunday

Sunday: My lettuce is nearly ALL gone!!!! There is a lettuce thief! That is soo not cool. Wish I had returned on Saturday to harvest the rest myself. I was so looking forward to the fruits (veggies) of my labor. The trials and tribulations of an urban garden without a fence.”