Your captions in the comments and winners (free PoP t-shirts, tote bags or onesies) picked Friday. If you find a caption particularly funny be sure to let me know in the comments so I can select a reader pick too.
“The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 13 year-old Derren Richardson who was last seen in the 300 block of Webster Street, NW, on Monday, April 21, 2014.
Derren is described as a black male with a medium complexion, 5’0” tall, weighing approximately 110 pounds, black hair, and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a long sleeve blue and white checkered shirt, a green army camouflage jacket, blue jeans, and black tennis shoes.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Derren Richardson is asked to call the Metropolitan Police Department at 202-727-9099, Youth Investigations Division at 202-576-6768, or 911.”
UPDATE from MPD:
“The missing person identified as 13 year-old Derren Richardson has been located.
Derren was reportedly last seen on Monday, April 21, 2014, in the 300 block of Webster Street, Northwest.
The Metropolitan Police Department would like to thank both our community and media partners for their assistance in publicizing this case.”
“Spring is making its way in and what better way to celebrate than with a day of fun, food, and music outside . . . on a parking lot! Come join us on The Lot @ Union Kitchen, this Saturday, 4/26. We have Happy Hour specials starting at 3 p.m. and music starting around 7 p.m. Union Kitchen members will be vending food, we’ll have games and chicanery and it should be a blast.
What: Music, food, drink, and games
Where: The Lot, located at 1100 3rd Street NE.
When: This Saturday, 4/26 3 p.m. – 10 p.m.
It took ‘em a little longer than anticipated but Rosies and Rockers Boutique is now open in the former Boundless Yoga space on the second floor above the dry cleaners at 13th and U St, NW. Their website says:
“Women’s, Men’s and Accessories.
2001 13th St. NW
Brand new and exciting edgy clothing with a little bit of something for both men and women everywhere.
Get excited for brands like Sourpuss, Kill City, Kreepsville 666, Steady, Tripp NYC and amazing Straight to Hell leather jackets! Our fashions update frequently, so stop by and take a look.”
For those curious about the huge construction on 14th just south of Rhode Island next to Ghana Cafe – from Donohoe Construction:
1328 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC
New construction of 6 story mixed use building with 51 luxury apartments and ground floor retail, with one level of below grade garage on the 1300 block of 14th Street Northwest. Net of 4,135 square feet of retail space on ground level and a net 30,803 square feet of residential space from the 2nd to 6th floor.”
“The Bike Rack is offering free hot coffee for bicycle commuters Wednesday morning, April 23rd from 7:30 am until approximately 9:30 am. We will be at the corner of 14th and Q, NW handing out free cups of Peregrine coffee as you make your way into work or wherever you are headed. Look for our banner, stop by and have a cup of joe on us!”
If you have any animal/pet photos you’d like to share please send an email to princeofpetworth(at)gmail(dot)com with ‘Animal Fix’ in the title and say the name of your pet and your neighborhood. Your photos will go into the queue (usually 3-4 weeks wait) and will be posted in the order I receive them. If you’ve already entered your pet and would like to do so again – that’s no problem – just space the entries out a bit. Please try to send horizontal photos 640×480 (medium size on your iphone) if possible.
“This is Bear from Brookland- he is exhausted”
“Mac in Mt. P watching his bracket picks fall apart”
“This adorable pup can be yours! He currently is in a foster home an available for adoption through the Washington Animal Rescue League and searching for his forever home. His name is “Noggin” a.k.a. King Geoffrey. He is an 8-year old male Chihuahua who loves walks, lounging in the sun and back rubs. You can see more on him HERE. Those interested in adopting him can email dcthisweek(at)gmail(dot)com.”