33°Rain

by Prince Of Petworth February 20, 2019 at 4:00 pm 0

And I wanted to ask why but I also didn’t want to disrupt the cosmos so I simply, creepily, took a photo from a far. Be well, snow shorts guy, you do you.

“I am alone in the midst of these happy, reasonable voices. All these creatures spend their time explaining, realizing happily that they agree with each other. In Heaven’s name, why is it so important to think the same things all together.”
― Jean-Paul Sartre

And so concludes snow day, February 20th, 2019.

by Prince Of Petworth February 20, 2019 at 3:30 pm 0


14th and P Street, NW

Farewell Lalibela in your new digs! [And of course RIP Playbill Cafe]. They moved from 14th and P to 1608 7th Street, NW near Dacha, the new spot from Thip Khao and across the street from the Passenger and Ivy & Coney et al.

End of an era for this corner:

New location: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 20, 2019 at 3:05 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 here.

“Beans in Chevy Chase DC”

“After the burst of big flakes, Aurora estimates around 3 inches of accumulation in Manor Park.”

“Pumpkin and her boots are taking Kingman Park by storm”

Many, many more: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 20, 2019 at 2:45 pm 0


via google maps

A resident wrote on the Hill East Listserv:

“Anyone know what happened on the 700-800 block of Kentucky Ave SE last night around 9 pm?

There were between 4 and 7 cruisers parked for over an hour, plain clothes detectives showed up, and they were searching down the street and even in some people’s yards.”

Another resident responded: “Uber was carjacked.”

MPD confirmed the carjacking: “Armed carjacking occured…there were no injuries.”

Mardi Gras Extravaganza DC

by PoP Sponsor February 20, 2019 at 1:15 pm 0

Mardi Gras Extravaganza DC is back with its third annual blowout party at The Showroom on 14th Street, Fat Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 6-10 p.m.

Join the only native New Orleans chef and TV personality in D.C., David Guas, along with friends — celebrity chef Spike Mendelsohn, Micheline Mendelsohn, mixtress Gina Chersevani, Bruce Pike with Pike Productions and New Orleans native Simone Rathle for an all you can eat drink and dance night of revelry benefiting DC Central Kitchen.

Under the helm of famed mixologist Gina Cherservani, over 12 mixologists will serve the best of New Orleans classics, in a competition to win title of Best Hurricane Cocktail.

Chefs David Guas and Spike Mendelsohn curate 25 chefs from around the region to highlight a NOLA inspired dish focused on deliciousness and sustainability and battling for the title of Best Chef Bite. Save some room for the original tri-colored King Cake stuffed with cream cheese by Chef David Guas, or explore something new — King Cake Doughnuts and Milkshakes!

A live broadcast of Bourbon Street projected on our custom LED Wall creates the perfect backdrop for the amazing sounds of the best Louisiana style bands jamming throughout the night. Tables of complimentary masks and beads add to the spirit of this exciting evening.

The rattling of the bartender’s shakers and the smell of shrimp po’boys, red beans and rice, and jambalaya with potent andouille sausage fill the air. It’s clear that an authentic celebration is taking place and it’s unlike any other event in D.C.

Win a Party Package

Follow, Like, Share and Engage with Mardi Gras Extravaganza’s TwitterInstagram and Facebook by February 24, and get everything you need to celebrate in style! We’ll pick 1 random winner from each platform. Party package includes:

  • Tickets for 4 guests to the best New Orleans Party in D.C. on Fat Tuesday.
  • A delicious King Cake by Chef David Guas from Bayou Bakery.
  • We, The Pizza gift certificate from Chef Spike Mendelsohn’s Capitol Hill spot for late night cravings.
  • Buffalo & Bergen gift certificate from Mixtress Gina Cherservani for any “morning after” bagels and cocktails.

To purchase tickets click here or visit www.mardigrasextravaganza.com for more information.

This event is not to be missed. Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler!

Proceeds benefit DC Central Kitchen, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that helps fight hunger differently. The mission of DC Central Kitchen is to use food as a tool to strengthen bodies, empower minds, and build communities.

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by PoP Sponsor February 20, 2019 at 12:15 pm 0

Real Estate Fresh Finds is a weekly selection of newly-listed properties in the District, brought to you by Real Living At Home.

Featured Property of the Week: 1120 Orren Street NE Unit #1 & #2

  • This BRAND-NEW listing right off of the H Street Corridor is 2 different ultra modern units, each with 3 bedrooms and 2,000 square feet. Both units have large windows throughout allowing for tons of natural sunlight, including huge bay windows. Other features include light finished hardwood floors, in-unit washer/dryer and a stainless steel kitchen (including a wine fridge!) with a breakfast bar and a black/white toned cabinetry. The spacious master bedroom suites have large, walk-in showers with his & her vanities as well as walk-in closets, completing both of these units as the perfect space for living, entertaining and of course, relaxing.

Other Notable Fresh Listings:

  • The Most Expensive Home of the Week is a 4 BR/3.5 BA Georgetown semi-detached Federal style home with 2,000+ square feet that includes 3 fireplaces and a wine cellar for $3.3M.
  • Brookland 2 BR “newly renovated condominium with fantastic, upgraded finishes.”
  • The Cheapest Home of the Week is a 1 BR in the gated community of River Park at Southwest Waterfront.
  • Your REO/Bank-Owned Property of the Week is an AS-IS 2 BR unit near Meridian Hill Park that has a fireplace, high ceilings and pocket doors, but that’s about all we can gather from the 4 photos.

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

Ed. Note: There was also a shooting on Monday afternoon in the 1600 block of Lincoln Road NE.

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fifth District seek the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Monday, February 18, 2019, in the 1700 block of Lincoln Road, Northeast.

At approximately 8:53 pm, the suspect fired a handgun, towards the victim, at the listed location. The suspect then fled the scene. There were no reported injuries during this offense. (more…)

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