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by Prince Of Petworth November 13, 2018 at 10:22 pm 0


300 Tingey Street, SE

Thanks to Alex for sending. The liquor license placard says:

“New Restaurant serving Japanese cuisine. Summer Garden with 45 seats. Total Occupancy Load is 120 with seating for 110.”

Back in July we confirmed some scuttlebutt that Hatoba was coming to the former 100 Montaditos space near Blue Jacket:

“the 3rd Sapporo-style ramen shop from the talented team behind the Daikaya Group including dynamic DC-based partners and restaurateurs Daisuke Utagawa, Chef Katsuya Fukushima, and Yama Jewayni – is slated to open in the District’s notable​ ​’The Yards’ neighborhood in Winter 2018. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 13, 2018 at 10:02 pm 0

Thanks to Erin for sending above from Eckington:

“Walked outside to find a giant turkey poking around peoples’ yards.”

And Darian sends below from Edgewood:

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] 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 13, 2018 at 3:55 pm 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“Earlier today officers responded to the 1300 block of North Capitol St NW for a call for sounds of gunshots. Responding officers did recover several spent casings in the block. A canvass of the area for victims or damaged property yielded negative results. Police presence in the area will be increased in the interim. Anyone with any information regarding this matter are urged to contact MPD at 202-727-9099.”

by Prince Of Petworth November 13, 2018 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.  If you love the animal fix and want to ensure PoPville’s long term viability please consider donating to our Patreon page here.

“This is Frank, he lives in Noma. He is my friend.”

“Shiloh. Georgia Ave-Petworth”

by Prince Of Petworth November 13, 2018 at 2:45 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Eric P.

“Dear PoPville,

I have your garden variety DC rowhouse. I’ve had my front porch and steps painted 3 times over the past 6 years, only to end up with the same peeling, flaking, looks like hell result after only a few months. Yes, I made sure they were using PORCH paint, and yes, they sanded dodgy areas to ensure an even surface. As I ride around the area and observe other front porches and steps, it seems that this issue is a common theme. The only porches that seem to be intact are homes with for sale signs in front so of course they have been freshly painted. Has ANYONE found a certain paint, technique or a contractor they have had longstanding success with? Your input is greatly appreciated!”

by Prince Of Petworth November 13, 2018 at 1:45 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

Doug has crossed the River! I run a restaurant in the Courthouse area of Arlington and my host told me some Doctor asked to speak with me. Almost immediately I felt I recognized him, and it took about 30 seconds into his story about being a neighbor and a former “regular” of ours, that his assistant had his car and he left his wallet, phone and keys in there and was having trouble getting in touch with him. He said the host was nice enough to let him use the phone but he had no luck. My first response was to just say “Doug?”, to which he said, “huh?”. I asked how I could help him and he asked for some free beer, to which my response was, “that’s not going to happen, Doug”. (more…)

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