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by Prince Of Petworth February 23, 2019 at 11:45 am 0

From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District is currently investigating a shooting which occurred at about 1:30 AM this morning in the 1300 block of Riggs Street, NW. The victim, an adult male, sustained a single gunshot wound to the right leg and was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

If you have information regarding this case, to include surveillance or doorbell camera video of that area, please contact the Department’s Command Informatiin Center at 202.727.9099.”

and (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 22, 2019 at 5:05 pm 0

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by Prince Of Petworth February 22, 2019 at 4:00 pm 0

“The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-powered charity that funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government.”

Please help us in this fight. And if anyone donates $50 or more – I’ll throw in a PoPville sweatshirt (above) I have one small, one medium, one large and one XL so those’ll be on a first come first served basis. To everyone else, please give what you can because our team, Boundary Stone, has a huge fundraising goal this year and I got off to a late start so I’m way behind. You can make your donation here. The shaving event is March 10th at Boundary Stone which is always fun so please consider coming out for that and lifting a pint or two for a good cause. Thank you!

by Prince Of Petworth February 22, 2019 at 3:30 pm 0

courtesy PUB

From a press release:

“Drink Company’s third annual Cherry Blossom Pop-Up Bar (PUB) will open Thursday, February 28 with over-the-top décor inspired by the Fontaine de L’Encelade at the Palace de Versailles in France. The French fairytale garden will feature wooden trellises covered in abundant flowers including peonies, roses, and Japanese cherry blossoms.

Cocktails at Cherry Blossom PUB draw inspiration from Japanese ingredients, including the Honeydew, Honey See (above), which explores the flavors of rice using sake, Americano vermouth, shio koji (spent fermented sake grains made into a tea, then a syrup), cucumber, honeydew, and absinthe; and the Once and Floral (below), a riff on a gin sour made with Bluecoat Gin, peach, matcha, lemon, orange flower water, and egg white.

The layered, multi-room concept will also feature a ramen room in partnership with Hiro Mitsui, the chef behind the cult-favorite Union Market food stall Ramen by UZU. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 22, 2019 at 3:15 pm 0

If you have any animal/pet photos you’d like to share for the regular fix 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. AdoPtville is run by two volunteers who compile these pets weekly from local shelters.

Tracer is a big, sweet, senior orange and white tabby who loves greeting you at the door when you come home and sleeping with you at night (even if you have a loft bed). Throughout the day she’s pretty independent but likes to check-in periodically and be in the same room where the action is happening. She’s very affectionate and at just 10 years young, enjoys playing with string and other household items (no need for fancy cat toys!)
She settles into new situations quickly and would be great addition to any home. To learn more about Tracer, visit the Humane Rescue Alliance’s website or contact Tracer’s foster family at [email protected]

Hi! I’m Debo and I’m a sweet, friendly, and cuddly 7 year old looking for a good forever home!

When I first meet someone I can be a little shy but I love people and other doggie friends. Nothing makes me happier than taking a long walk or cuddling up on a couch next to my humans and taking a nap. I am a mature doggie so I’m a super calm and gentle friend and I mind my manners both at home and when out on walks. I’m low-maintenance, I love car rides, and I’m house trained.

Fun fact: I’m infatuated with lights and reflections. I like to look at myself in the mirror or stare at lights as they turn off and on. It’s just a little quirk of mine that provides entertainment for my foster mamas. If you’d like to meet me, please visit the Humane Rescue Alliance’s  website or contact [email protected] or [email protected]

by Prince Of Petworth February 22, 2019 at 1:15 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

My building received this email from management last night. Two thoughts:

Why is breed discrimination still allowed? Aren’t irresponsible owners the real problem?
How does the management company even know this dog is a pit bull? Who is paying for the genetic testing? Or is this a “pit bull until proven innocent” situation?

Also, who narcs on their neighbor’s puppy….”

Photo by PoPville flick user andy ward

by PoP Sponsor February 22, 2019 at 12:15 pm 0

The open house count across the District is on the rise again, with nearly 200 scheduled for this weekend. By the time the first opens start tomorrow, any remaining snow will likely be gone, especially by the time the 60 degree weather hits on Sunday. To see the entire DC Open House List by clicking here.

  • 6109 7th Place NW — $749,900 — Brightwood
    Open Sun. 1-3 pm. — Heath Graves
    4-story semi-detached home with 5 BR/4.5 BA, a large backyard and off-street parking for at least 2 cars.
  • 4937 Call Place SE — $455,000 — Marshall Heights
    Open Sun. 1-4 p.m. — Chelsea Traylor
    Over 2k square feet across 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and a giant fenced-in rear backyard perfect for your pets, your families or both.
  • 3401 16th Street NE — $650,000 — Eckington
    Open Sun. 2-4 p.m. — Candy Miles-Crocker
    Detached 2 BR/3.5 BA is “not your average, boring Washington, DC Colonial.”
  • 490 M Street SW #W208 — $234,000 — Southwest Waterfront
    Open Sun. 1-3 p.m. — Steve Dean
    Studio unit with a balcony at Tiber Island Coop.
  • 4805 Arkansas Avenue NW — $1,195,000 — 16th Street Heights
    Open Sat. 1-3 p.m. & Sun. 1-4 p.m. — Ellen Klein
    Single-family Colonial has 4 BR/3 BA and over 2,500 square feet.

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