by Prince Of Petworth June 20, 2019 at 1:15 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

Tuesday at the bus stop at H & 6th NW.

FBI, GAO, and “wet floor” cones.


Working in the street with a single cone for protection from traffic.

A police officer came and explained that it’s city property, not safe, etc. and he left/was removed.

Thursday (today): (more…)

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by Prince Of Petworth June 20, 2019 at 11:45 am 0

2473 18th Street, NW

Thanks to Elissa for sending the update:

“Y’ALL! Good news!! Spoon is back!!!! Saw the Open sign on this evening, went in to talk to the owner. Soft reopening this week, official reopening next week. FroYo is out, mochi and bing su are in, bubble tea stays, more to come!!

by Prince Of Petworth June 20, 2019 at 10:45 am 0

2467 18th Street, NW

Ed. Note: See our discussion on D.C.’s best bookstores here.

From a press release:

“Idle Time Books, an iconic neighborhood bookstore in Adams Morgan DC, will rename itself as Lost City Books. The new name, brand, and identity follows the retirement of founder Val Morgan and the sale of the bookstore in January 2019. While under new ownership, the store plans to remain in Adams Morgan indefinitely and is dedicated to remaining the neighborhood staple that Idle Time Books has been: a fantastic and idiosyncratic institution that proudly served the neighborhood for 36 years. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 20, 2019 at 9:45 am 0

Ed. Note: So out of all the scooters available which do you prefer?

Thanks to Brooke for passing on:

“DC Riders,

We’d like to give you an update on our operations in DC.

We are suspending service for at least 30 days, complying with a DDOT order after informing them of an incident that occurred earlier today in our warehouse. There was a small fire in a storage area caused by a battery that had been previously removed from service. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 20, 2019 at 9:15 am 0

From MPD:

“On June 19, 2019, at approximately 9:25pm, Fourth District members were dispatched to the 700 block of Princeton Pl. NW regarding a shooting. Upon arrival, the victim was located in an alleyway suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital, where life-saving efforts proved futile. The victim was later pronounced deceased. There is no current lookout for any suspects.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact MPD at (202) 727-9099.”

and: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 20, 2019 at 8:55 am 0

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