613 Gresham Place Northwest

This rental is located at 613 Gresham Place, Northwest. The listing says:

“Gorgeous high-end, three-level town-home in Columbia Heights/Shaw Corridor. Exquisite three bedroom and three bath home boasts a gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, craftsman cabinetry, gleaming hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, custom metal banister and rails, washer/dryer and private deck. 10 minute walk to Howard University and Petworth Metro Stations.”

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This 3 bed/3 bath is going for $3,500/Mo.

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“Dear PoPville,

I’m trying to find some info on an accident victim.

There was a crash in front of my house late Wednesday/early Thursday, around 1am. A grey/silver moped rear-ended a car stopped at a red light at Georgia and Irving NW, across from Bruce Monroe park. He must have been going pretty fast. I heard the accident from my front bedroom and ran outside. A woman was already calling 911, but no one was assisting the man. I ran into the 77 shop on the corner there and asked for a clean cloth. They didn’t have one, supposedly. Maybe they didn’t understand what I was asking. They only offered me paper towels. I then ran back into my house to get a clean bath towel. The rider was laying in the middle of the street, bleeding profusely from his head. His helmet had come off on impact with the rear window of the car. I applied consistent pressure to the wound with the clean towel for about 10-15 minutes until the ambulance arrived. I kept talking to the man, trying to keep his eyes open, and keep him awake. He asked me repeatedly what my name was, and I told him. I couldn’t seem to get him to tell me his name, where he was going, or where he was coming from. He murmured at some point that his mother was in Colombia. His phone was dead (or possibly broken from impact) and because he landed on his head (twice) he may have had spinal trauma, so I didn’t want to move him to try and find his wallet.

When they took him away he held on to my hand and wouldn’t let go until the paramedics forced him to. They wouldn’t let me go with him because I wasn’t a friend or relation. And I don’t know which hospital they took him to. (more…)

hilltop
2737 Sherman Avenue, NW at Girard

Hilltop Opening Soon?

“This was their last update on their Facebook page:

The Hilltop Bar & Restaurant
March 13 at 6:16pm ·
We’ve had a lot of random passersby and almost as many FB messages asking when we’re really, actually going to finally open… we’re shooting for late May (June 1st at the absolute latest). See you then!

This must be the slowest opening in the history of DC bars.”

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