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4th and P and New Jersey Ave, NW

“Dear PoPville,

I thought I’d share some more development news from Truxton Circle. Yesterday 3 trees were cleared from the vacant lot at 4th and P NW (basically New Jersey and P). There is a permit for a rollaway dumpster and for the tree removal, the second of which was issued to Ditto, the same company behind the new million dollar condos at 5th and Q that you posted about a couple weeks ago. Ditto seems to have a pretty good reputation on PoPville, and I’m excited the empty lot will be turned into something nice.”

Ed. Note: This is the former lot that had the billboard debate back in 2009:

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4th and P and NJ Ave in 2009

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57 N Street, NW

Thanks to @JRogers202 for always keeping a close on this unique space.  The Brass Warehouse has officially been closed since Spring 2011. @JRogers202 tweets us:

“120 units (1 bedrooms) of luxury apartments coming to 57 N in @TruxtonCircle”

“60 underground parking spaces”

“Re: 57 N St., the architects @studio27arch did La Casa in Columbia Heights, which looks awesome. @TruxtonCircle”

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Ed. Note: These will be rentals not condos.

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demo of the rear started in August 2014. Updates as construction progresses.

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Brass Knob Warehouse 2009

From @DCPoliceDept just after 11:30pm:

Shooting /New Jersey Ave & M St, NW /LOF B/M wearing a stripped shirt, blk hoodie, heavyset, /L/S Kirby St, NW”

@alanhenney then tweeted:

MAN SHOT BY POLICE at 222 N St NW is possible suspect from previous shooting”

UPDATE from MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a police involved shooting that occurred in the 200 block of N Street NW. On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at approximately 11:28 pm, officers heard the sound of a gunshot and responded to the area of New York Avenue and M Street NW. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. They also observed an armed suspect fleeing the scene.

Officers located the suspect in the 200 block of N Street NW. The suspect refused to comply with officer’s commands and the suspect pointed his weapon towards the officers, who fired their service weapons, striking the suspect. The suspect who has been identified as 44-year-old Michael Ashe of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) and Assault on a Police Officer.

The initial victim and the suspect were both taken to area hospitals and treated for non-life threatening wounds.”

133 Florida Avenue Northwest

This rental is located at 133 Florida Avenue, Northwest. The listing says:

“Conveniently located, fully equipped, move in ready, 1 BR, 1 BA apt. Full KIT, SS appl, granite counter top, Whirlpool jet bathtub, W/D in the unit, secure 1 car parking, could be delivered furnished for $75 more a month, close to public transportation, blocks from local restaurant and vibrant night life.”

You can see more photos here.

This 1 bed/1 bath is going for $1,595/Mo.

From MPD:

“Detectives from The Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division have announced an arrest has been made in connection to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun.)

On Friday, January 9, 2015 at approximately 10:10 pm, a victim of an assault exited a building located in the 200 block of N Street, NW, and fired several shots at subjects with no rounds taking effect, but striking a parked vehicle.

On Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 21 year-old Steve Tyrone Gantt of Northwest, Washington DC, was arrested pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant charging him with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun).”

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District announced several arrests have been made in two cases from the Columbia Heights area.

On Thursday, January 22, 2015, at approximately 6:50 pm a group of approximately ten juveniles assaulted an adult female in the 3200 block of Hiatt Place, NW.

On Friday, January 30, 2015, a juvenile male was arrested and charged with Assault with Significant Bodily Injury. On Monday, February 2, 2015, three juvenile females were also arrested and charged with Assault with Significant Bodily Injury and Mayhem.

On Friday, January 23, 2015, at approximately 6:20 pm, a juvenile male was robbed at 14th and Irving Streets, NW.

On Wednesday, February 4, 2015, the juvenile male who was arrested in the assault case which occurred on Thursday, January 22, 2015, was also arrested and charged with Robbery Fear in connection to the robbery.”

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“I arrived home to my house on the 1600 block of 4th Street NW last night and found this sweet, big boy stuck in my front yard. He seemed to have wandered up my walkway and somehow closed the gate behind him. According to my neighbor, it happened at around 9 pm (she heard him barking). We called animal control because none of us could keep him with our existing pets. He looked intimidating but was quite a softy. He isn’t neutered and although he looked like he had cataracts, the animal control officer guessed that he is young.

We are trying to track down his home if he has one; we did confirm today that he isn’t microchipped.. If anyone in Truxton Circle/Bloomingdale/Shaw recognizes him, he’s at the New York Ave shelter.

We are also sending to Lost and Found dogs FB.”

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100 N Street, NW

From DPR:

“Today, the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced new community hours at the Dunbar Aquatic Facility (101 N Street, NW) starting Monday, January 5, 2015.

The new hours for public use are as follows: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 6 am to 8 am and 5 pm to 9 pm; and Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am to 5 pm. Previously the facility only offered Saturday and Sunday community swim hours.

Permits and classes will be available starting in Spring 2015.

Please refer to DPR’s Aquatics website page regarding the District’s pool procedures and policies.”