by Prince Of Petworth November 19, 2017 at 10:22 pm 0

photo: Farrah Skeiky/Dim Sum Media

From a press release:

“After a year and a half of serving up falooda and noodles inside Union Market, the Toli Moli team of Simone Jacobson, Jocelyn Law-Yone, and Eric Wang prepares to open a cultural hub celebrating the spice diaspora: Toli Moli Burmese Bodega.

“As citizens of the world, our collective identities revolve around art, food, community, and ideas,” says Jacobson. “We love to bring people together and the bodega space is an opportunity to share with DC how we grew up eating all over the map. It’s the very definition of ‘toli moli’, a little of this and a little of that. We’re most excited about being a place that uplifts other Asian American, woman-owned, and immigrant-run businesses. This is an exciting opportunity for us to grow and bring our ‘falooda nation’ family along with us.” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 19, 2017 at 10:01 pm 0

Thanks to Charlotte Bensaada for sending this great close up on Friday. Awesome.

If you spot a hawk or any interesting wildlife around town, lunching or otherwise, and get a good photo please send in an email where you spotted it to [email protected] and I’ll add it to the queue. Hawks around Town is made possible by a generous grant from the Ben and Sylvia Gardner foundation.

by Prince Of Petworth November 19, 2017 at 3:00 pm 0

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District seek the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) offense that occurred on Friday, November 17, 2017, in the 1100 block of Kenyon Street, Northwest.

At approximately 1:19 am, the suspect approached the victim, inside of an establishment, at the listed location. The suspect brandished two knives and then lunged at the victim. The victim was able to deflect the assault without sustaining any injuries. The suspect then fled the location.

The suspect, described as a white male, was captured by a surveillance camera and can be seen in these photos (above.)

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.

by Prince Of Petworth November 19, 2017 at 2:15 pm 0

via google maps

“Dear PoPville,

Woke up to gun shots at 155am followed by a heavy police presence near Otis Place and Georgia ave nw.”

From MPD:

“At 1:40 this morning an adult male victim was inside of La Morenita at 3539 block of Georgia Ave. NW. The victim went outside to smoke and asked the suspect for a cigarette. The male suspect produced a handgun from his waistband and struck the victim in the face with the gun. The victim fled on foot and flagged down police a short time later. As a result of the assault the victim was transported to the hospital for a minor injury to his nose.

The lookout for the suspect is a Hispanic male 30-35 years old, 5’6″ wearing a blue jacket.

Anyone with information regarding this offense can reach MPD at (202) 727-9099 or text to 50411″

Ed. Note: On Monday there was also an awful incident inside La Morenita.

From MPD:

“On Sunday, around 2:00 am, MPD officers responded to the sounds of gun shots in the 3600 block of Georgia Avenue, NW. During a canvass of the area, the officers located an adult male that was suffering from gunshot wounds in the 1000 block of Spring Road, NW. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call the MPD at 202-727-9099 or text at 50411.”

Ed. Note: When MPD was asked by a resident if these two incidents were related they replied:

There is a probability however we don’t have enough information at this time. The cases are under investigation by detectives. We are working with ABRA to review the licensing of the establishment.

Anyone with Information is asked to call MPD at 202-727-9099 or text at 50411″

Full MPD report after the jump. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 19, 2017 at 1:55 pm 0

via google maps

From MPD:

“At approximately 1:57 am, MPD officers responded to 18th and M Street, NW for the sound of gunshots. Officers quickly arrived on the scene and located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound to the lower torso. Two suspects were immediately apprehended while attempting to flee from the scene. The shooting victim was conscious and breathing and was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where he was treated for his injuries.”

by Prince Of Petworth November 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm 0

From MPD:

“The 5th District is currently working an Assault With a Deadly Weapon Gun which occurred in the 1400 block Of Holbrook Street NE at approximately 8:00 PM. Officers were in the area patrolling when they heard approximately 8 gunshots and after canvassing the area the victim was found in the 1400 block of H Street NE. The victim received one non-fatal gunshot wound to the arm and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. This case is currently being investigated by the 5th District Detectives Office. If anyone has information please contact the 5th District Station at 2026980150. Thank you.”


“The Fifth District is working a shooting in the 1400 block of Montana Ave NE that occurred on November 17, 2017 at approximately 10:41PM. The victim reports getting into a dispute with two unknown Juvenile males about blocking the sidewalk. One of the males produced a handgun and fired one round striking the victim in the right arm. The victim was treated at a local hospital. The Lookout for the person with the handgun is a light skin teenage male wearing a black hoody and armed with a handgun. Any information please contact 2027279099″


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