11/08/13 1:00pm

612 14th Place Northeast

This unit is located at 612 14th Place, Northeast:


The listing says:

“Bright, beautiful & open 1 BR / 1 BA condo in prestigious Capitol Hill. Hardwood floors throughout, stainless steel appliances. With washer and dryer in unit. PLUS patio & off-street PARKING spot in rear. Pet friendly bldg. Great condition & low monthly condo fee.”

You can see a virtual tour here.

This 1 bed/1 bath is going for $299,000 ($235 monthly fee.)

06/12/13 9:00am

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Last night around 8:45pm @IAFF36 tweeted:

“Shooting – 18th Street & D Street Ne”

From MPD this morning:

Last evening we had an adult male that was shot and later succumb to his injuries at a local area hospital. This criminal offense is being investigated as a Homicide and we are re-canvassing the area for additional evidence and witnesses at this time.

Update from MPD:

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 400 block of 18th Street, Northeast.

On Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at approximately 9:42 pm, officers from the Fifth District responded to the 400 block of 18th Street, NE for the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, a crime scene was located and further investigation revealed that the victim was transported by citizens to an area hospital. The victim, an adult male was admitted in critical condition suffering from apparent gunshot wounds and later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent is identified as 45 year-old Lawrence David Phillips 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.

1600 Benning Road, NE

Thanks to a reader for sending word and photos. According to their website:

Rainbow offers a wide assortment of clothing for juniors, plus sizes, and children, as well as an extensive shoe collection. Rainbow is about bringing you the very latest in new fashions and styles and our assortment is constantly changing. So, if you see something you like you better grab it quick or you may miss out!

Rainbow has also been a pioneer in attractive, well-fitting apparel for plus sizes. We firmly believe that every woman, regardless of shape or size, should enjoy fun, fashionable, and feminine clothing at an affordable price.


1429 G Street Northeast

This house is located at 1429 G Street, NE:

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The listing says:

“Leave the car walk two blocks to H St Lovely big Victorian end row home Restored main level with orig hdwd floors 2 beaut fireplaces orig screen Liv rm w/bay windows Fab new modern kit lots of cabinets lots of light Sep din rm built In bookcases Upstairs nice master en suite w/bay windows 2 other bedrooms all good size 3 walk in closets New carpet upstairs 2 full baths CAC Home Warranty”

You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/2 bath is going for $645,000.

This house is located at 1645 Kramer Street, NE:

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The listing says:

“It’s more about feel than features; how you first feel walking in the door. It’s not about a stove or fridge, but how you feel while sharing a meal. Grab-hold-of-your-soul restoration with bathrooms and bedrooms about way more than just cleaning up and going to bed. The pure simplicity of an authentic period piece augmented by state-of-the-art systems. Not a cold developer job. Warm and Tranquil.”

You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/2 bath is going for $448,750.

05/25/12 1:30pm

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From CORE:

Rosedale Community Center and Library
New Building Multi-Purpose Recreation / Community Center / 26,200 SF / Washington, DC

The new Rosedale Community Center and Library will replace the current dilapidated building, rejuvenating this neighborhood with improved community amenities. The community center will have a gymnasium, meeting rooms for general purposes as well as for the teen and senior age groups, a community kitchen, and fitness room. Outside of the building users will find a new swimming pool, new artificial turf field, basketball court and playground.

The design is straightforward and is comprised of three rectangular buildings, a gymnasium wing, community center wing, and a library wing with a central entry point. The community center wing will be housed under a green roof and provide storm water retention and filtration, the 9,000 sf green roof will help reduce the heat island effect providing points for LEED certification. The new building, designed to LEED Gold standards, is intended to provide a modern facility to foster activities such as continuing education, arts and crafts, indoor sports as well as neighborhood meetings and events.

The Rosedale Community Center and Pool is located at 1701 Gales St., NE.

And remember all outdoor pools are open this weekend!

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03/27/12 1:00pm

This home is located at 1513 Gales St, NE:

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The listing says:

“Rainbow Properties Metamorphic Labor of Love. This is a Crocus bulb, planted last Fall, emerging from the earth…Oh Yeah, it is Spring! A garden feast of light-seeking design, built with natural materials and state-of-the-art systems. Very little cultivation and maintenance in this forest of development reaps abundant investment harvest. A REDWOOD HOUSE AT A BLADE OF GRASS PRICE!”

You can see a virtual tour here.

This 3 bed/2.5 bath is going for $474,500.