Update: “East metro access closed due to a shooting, the glass at the bus stop on NH is shattered out. Security guard in my building reported shooting”
From MPD: “Alert: Shooting in the 3700 Block of New Hampshire Avenue, NW. Lookout for a possible white Ford Escape last seen southbound on 5th Street, NW.”
what happened on Georgia Ave by the metro at about 5:00 p.m.? I heard a loud sound and didn’t see anything, but they’ve now closed off the whole street from Quincy to New Hampshire and there are police cars, firetrucks, and ambulances. Paramedics just wheeled a teenager out from the Dunkin Donuts on a stretcher.”
Mathew writes: “Georgia Ave/Petworth Metro east entrance is closed. Heavy police/EMS presence. Looks like Georgia Ave is closed. Someone being loaded onto a stretcher now.” Read More
Peri sends above at 4:21pm.
And Justin sends a photo closer to 5pm: “Car crash at Florida and 1stNE, aka DC’s worst intersection” Read More
photos courtesy National Gallery of Art
From the National Gallery of Art:
“National Gallery Nights returns this fall, bringing lively, multisensory, themed programs to the East Building after hours on the second Thursday of September, October, and November.
The program runs from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. and offers the myriad experiences that define National Gallery Nights, including live performances, artmaking, music, and pop-up talks. As with all National Gallery programs, the event is free; light fare and drinks are available for purchase. Read More
Thanks to Adam for sending this “pretty sweet vintage VW Pop-Top Camper in Rock Creek Park”
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“Katie lives in Adams Morgan. She is shy and likes to read.”
Can you ask everyone why the trees are gone on the corner of Columbia and 18th? They were basically brand new and were a great addition and now they’re gone! (they were where the little mulch squares are in the photo)”
This rental is located at 813 4th Street, NE. The Craigslist ad says:
“$3,500 / 2br – Great Location 813 4TH ST. NE ….. (H Street) Read More
I’d be interested in hearing from the PoPville community about recommendations for a goodbye party! I use the the term “party” loosely. Where in DC is a good spot to stake out a table (or two) for the afternoon and invite friends to come and say bye?”
Thanks to Eric for sending from Brightwood Park: “speed hump, and they PAVED right around a car…”
Have you seen DC’s bicycle awareness specialty license plate? Aside from what looks like a blood covered bicyclist and clip art design, the word taxation is misspelled.”
From DC DMV’s website:
“DC DMV now offers Bicycle Awareness tags to enhance motorists’ awareness of bicycles. Read More