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by Prince Of Petworth August 21, 2018 at 10:22 pm 0


2005 18th Street, NW

A reader reports:

“Meat-in-a-Box (between Jack Rose & The Blaguard) is now DC Pizza & Kabob (which seems to be substantially the same concept, but with a less interesting name). Not exactly sure when it happened but MIAB had been closed for a while.

Meat in a Box opened here back in 2013. Before them the previous tenant was Absolute Pizza Kabab. So we’ve come full circle (ish).

by Prince Of Petworth August 21, 2018 at 10:00 pm 0

Thanks to Carrie for sending:

“20 pints of pickles (and counting) from a single cucumber plant! Grown in Edgewood.”

If you get a great haul send a photo and a description to [email protected] and please include what neighborhood you grew them in. Contest goes through Labor Day weekend.

Great Garden Haul is made possible by a generous grant from the Ben and Sylvia Gardner foundation.

by Prince Of Petworth August 21, 2018 at 4:15 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user John Sonderman

From an email:

“The Capital Dragon Boat Regatta is happening at The Wharf this Saturday, August 25th.

All Day Event 6am – 6pm

The Wharf – District Pier
101 District Square SW

Admission: FREE

Event Description: Dragon boat racing has been part of the Chinese celebration of Duanwu Jie (the Dragon Boat Festival) for centuries, and it’s been a tradition on the DC waterfront for the past four years. Settle in on District Pier to watch this year’s dragon boat teams race along the Washington Channel in their ornately carved boats!”

by Prince Of Petworth August 21, 2018 at 3:15 pm 0

180820 - 1400 Block Corcoran NW Stolen Package Video 1

“Dear PoPville,

Passing along video/screenshot of thief stealing two packages from my front porch in Logan Circle yesterday. From the looks of his bag (and the other packages in it), he had been visiting several other porches, as well.

Hoping you might consider posting the photo and general location in order to put others on notice/to be aware.”

by Prince Of Petworth August 21, 2018 at 2:55 pm 0

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.  If you love the animal fix and want to ensure PoPville’s long term viability please consider donating to our Patreon page here. Every little bit helps.

“This is Rude Boy the Hurricane Cat. He lives in the West End where he enjoys sitting on the window ledge, plotting how he will capture all the birds that fly by once he can escape my 330 sq ft studio.

As of July 24 I officially became his mom. A friend of a friend had originally adopted him down in the British Virgin Islands, where she was living until the hurricanes struck last year. She needed someone to foster him for a bit until she could get a roof back over her head and her place was safe enough for him to also live in. Fast forward nearly a year, her place is still not finished, and we all decided it would be best if he stayed with me forever.

He’s the best.”

“Max is celebrating his 4 year gotcha day! Who knew this pup would be so much energy and still makes us smile daily.”

by Prince Of Petworth August 21, 2018 at 2:30 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

For the second time in a week we have widespread power outage issues in the triangle east of 2nd St NE, South of Florida Ave and north of the H Street. On the Pepco outage map it looks like approximately 1,300 customers are without power. Last week’s outage(s) map looked like a “Whac-A-Mole” game, one outage would get fixed and multiple smaller ones would pop up. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 21, 2018 at 2:15 pm 0

Whoa, thanks to Kimberly for sending:

“Parts of rock creek are already crazy flooded. Here’s a photo from beach drive at 1:45 pm. Other cars were stranded on the other side and had to call for roadside help.”

by Prince Of Petworth August 21, 2018 at 1:55 pm 0

This rental is located at Connecticut Ave at Cathedral Ave, NW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$950 Bring Balance to the Force and be our 5th Roommate

Greetings! This group home currently housing 3 women and 1 man, all young professionals, has a vacancy on the second level in a quiet, spacious room with a deep closet and shared bathroom. (more…)

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