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by Prince Of Petworth January 23, 2018 at 9:30 am 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Kidnapping Squad seek the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in reference to a Kidnapping offense that occurred on Monday, January 22, 2018, in the 3700 block of Davenport Street, Northwest.

At approximately 8:05 am, a juvenile victim was walking, to school, at the listed location. The suspect approached the victim from behind. The suspect grabbed the victim and lifted her off the ground. After a brief struggle, the victim was able to escape, and fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a white male, 50 to 70 years old, approximately 5’7” in height, skinny with a muscular build. The suspect had a full gray beard. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 23, 2018 at 9:15 am 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user brunofish

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by Prince Of Petworth January 22, 2018 at 10:05 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

Have you heard anything about the closure of Five Guys in Terminal C (adjacent to gate 37) at DCA? I travel frequently for work, but haven’t flown from DCA in about a month; when I was last here in mid-December it was still open. The Five Guys sign is still up in the terminal, and both Five Guys and DCA’s websites still list this location as being active, but as you can see from the photos it’s been enclosed by a construction barrier.”

by Prince Of Petworth January 22, 2018 at 10:02 pm 0

An unfortunate find from Erich in Brookland:

“In a dumpster. Pretty sure that’s St. Francis of Assisi, after whom the current pope is named.”

by Prince Of Petworth January 22, 2018 at 4:00 pm 0


1747 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Thanks to Jessica for reporting:

“FYI, Zen Taco opened today.

Had the taco chinos; I’d give it a solid B. The same owners and staff as Custom Fuel, which is nice to see. Clearly some first day kinks to work out, but should be a great addition to the neighborhood. And their prices seem a bit lower than the menu online for the NYC location.

Also – they have frozen margaritas!”

by Prince Of Petworth January 22, 2018 at 3:15 pm 0

We saw the fantastic photos from the march this morning. Fortunately the reflecting pool is not deep – all kidding aside this could’ve been incredibly dangerous. It got up to like 60 degrees on Saturday…in the future I hope folks will be smarter/signage warning of the danger will posted.

Photos by Endrit Demi (@endritdemi on instagram) who reports:

“Thankfully, bystanders were quick to lend a hand and most of the drenched were in good spirits.”

Unfortunately many more after the jump. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 22, 2018 at 3:00 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.

“Zephy from Columbia Heights.

I never intended to kill you! I’m sorry! Please don’t go”

“Photographer: Nikos, age 10

Puppy: Oliver of Mt. Pleasant, DC”

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