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by Prince Of Petworth — June 24, 2017 at 7:58 pm 0


1400 M Street, NW

DC_085 writes:

“the Westin at Thomas Circle is on fire…”

UPDATE:

by Prince Of Petworth — June 24, 2017 at 3:15 pm 0


1300 block of Peabody St, NW Photo by Elizabeth Eastwick

Elizabeth writes around 7am:

“Giant fire at the apartment building behind LAMB school. There were probably 30 engines and you could see and smell the smoke from North Capital street. It was insane.”

More (including video) from DCFD after the jump. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth — June 24, 2017 at 3:00 pm 0


via google maps

From MPD around 3am:

“Good morning. The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 200 block of W Street NW. An adult victim has been located with a gunshot wound to the foot and has been transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Motorists and pedestrians can expect road closures in the area. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call 202-727-9099. Thank you.”

by Prince Of Petworth — June 24, 2017 at 8:00 am 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Beau Finley

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by Prince Of Petworth — June 23, 2017 at 4:00 pm 0

From a press release:

“The Round World is excited to present Tales from the Round World: Calls to the Alien Crime Hotline in response to Donald Trump’s ICE alien crime hotline. Some of the area’s top writers, actors and variety artists are coming together to produce a show about extraterrestrial crime to benefit Many Languages, One Voice (www.mlovdc.org) who foster leadership and provide tools for greater civic participation of immigrants in DC. The show will be Friday, July 7, 2017 at 9:30 PM at the Black Cat. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth — June 23, 2017 at 3:30 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Jim Havard

“Dear PoPville,

I received a summons for Federal grand jury duty and will know in a few weeks if I’m on a panel. I’ve been trying to find online anything about people’s experiences being on a Federal grand jury in DC, and there isn’t much other than the government’s FAQ page and the like. The summons says this service would “generally” be one day a week for twelve months, then elsewhere says it’s twice a week for eighteen months. Either way, this is kind of a big commitment!

Would you be willing to ask your readers if any have been on a Federal grand jury in DC or at least was summoned for consideration, and if so what their experiences were like, please? I searched the archives and saw a few posts about being summoned a few years ago but not much on outcomes and experiences.”

by Prince Of Petworth — June 23, 2017 at 3:15 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.

“Buffy!
Buffy is a seven year old beauty who was tired of infected ears and subsequent complications, so she decided she didn’t need ’em anymore! She’s almost perfectly healed back up, just needs to grow some fluff back, but she’s not too worried. She’s a big explorer and such a social butterfly! She loves giving face to face rubs and having zoomies around the house. She does well with other cats and is quite adventurous! To learn more about her, check out her instagram account (@teddybear__and_friends) or email her foster: [email protected] (Humane Rescue Alliance).”

“Cocoa!
My name is Cocoa and I’m a sweet senior that just wants you to be my person forever! While I sleep a lot, don’t let that fill you- I love to go on adventures and wag my tail the entire time. My favorite pastime is laying in a ball with my tongue out. I’m crate-trained, leash-trained, and I don’t get up on furniture- but I love a big, soft pile of laundry and baskets. As an added bonus, my adoption fee was already paid for by a generous donor! If you’d like to meet me, email my foster dad: [email protected] (Humane Rescue Alliance)”

Griffin!
What? Why are you looking at me like that? You’ve never ssssseen a ssssnake before? Come a little closssser. Look into my eyesssss. And now….Adopt me! To learn more, call the Humane Rescue Alliance: 202-723-5730.”

by Prince Of Petworth — June 23, 2017 at 2:40 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Victoria Pickering

“Dear PoPville,

I live in a two-unit condo and have had a very difficult relationship with our one and only neighbor. I tried to keep it as civil as possible and avoid conversation unless absolutely necessary, but there are times when I am extremely frustrated or disappointed ( I am sure my neighbor too is). Any advice how to manage a small HOA and if there comes a point where the two parties cannot agree on important issues, what should one consider doing?”

Anyone know of professional mediation services in D.C.?

by Prince Of Petworth — June 23, 2017 at 2:10 pm 0

This rental is located at 1730 P Street, NW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$2138 / 1br – 1 Bedroom Apartment for Rent -2 Blocks from DuPont Circle

Unfurnished 1 bedroom apartment for rent – 2 blocks from DuPont Circle Metro

High ceilings; hardwood floors; exposed brick; fireplace; bay window; available on or about August 1

RENT: $2,138 / 2,238

OPEN HOUSE: 11A.M. – 2 P.M. on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 1730 P Street NW (No Appointment Necessary)”

by Prince Of Petworth — June 23, 2017 at 1:30 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user [email protected]

“Dear PoPville,

My husband and I need to move from our 9th Street rental as it is being sold and are looking for a new rental that allows rabbits. We have four house rabbits and while I have found quite a few “pet friendly” places, they are really only friendly for dogs and cats. In order to find something in a reasonable time frame, we would like to use a realtor to reduce the stress of this already stressful situation. I am looking for suggestions of real estate agents or realtors or whatever they are called who knows the Petworth, Takoma, Takoma Park, Silver Spring areas who will deal with the tenant side of renting.”

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