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by Prince Of Petworth January 5, 2018 at 4:15 pm 0


3211 O Street, NW

From Crumbs & Whiskers:

“So, what’s ahead for Crumbs & Whiskers in 2018? The biggest lesson I’ve learned in the past year is the vast importance of living a life that is aligned with our beliefs and values, so first things first: we’re rebranding. Our rebrand will put our ethics and our belief system front and center, as that is the starting point for any grand endeavor. We can’t wait to share what we’re all about with you — we think you’ll love it and our values might just resonate with you.”

And in the meantime:

“Introducing BYOB Weeknights! 🍷 From Monday 1/8 until the end of time, we’re letting all you 21+ cat-lovers bring your favorite wine and beer into the café!

We’re like 10000% serious about this. No jokes. No fooling!
For all reservations 4:45pm and later, you can bring in booze* and get your drank on with the cats.

*beer and wine only please.

Make sure to book during our 4:45, 6:00, or 7:15pm weekday reservations.
See you there!”

by Prince Of Petworth January 5, 2018 at 3:30 pm 0

Right?!?!?! What in holy hell… The Washington Post reported over the holidays:

“Romanian hackers took over two-thirds of the District’s outdoor surveillance cameras just before President Trump’s inauguration, according to a federal criminal complaint unsealed Thursday.

The January attack affected 123 of the D.C. police department’s 187 outdoor surveillance cameras, leaving them unable to record for several days. Two Romanians, whom law enforcement officials describe as part of a bigger extortionist hacking group, are being charged in D.C. federal court with fraud and ­computer crimes.”

by Prince Of Petworth January 5, 2018 at 3:15 pm 0


1730 M Street, NW

Thanks to @SocialAlertsDC for sending word about Abigail soft opening in the former Buckeye + Bear space. Abigail’s Facebook says:

“There once was a girl named Abigail, she was very ostentatious.

Abigail is a beautiful and luxurious lounge located in Washington, DC’s Dupont Circle.”

Also looks like the official opening is February:

by Prince Of Petworth January 5, 2018 at 3:00 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.

Brandie is a fun-loving girl who does great with dogs at daycare, but needs to be the only shining star at home. Apply today to adopt or foster her here.

Ebony is a playful gal who will make you feel well-loved, greeting you as you arrive home from work. Apply today to adopt her here.

by Prince Of Petworth January 5, 2018 at 2:30 pm 0

The following was written by PoPville contributor David McAuley, founder of Short Articles about Long Meetings.

At its regularly-schedule monthly meeting January 3, Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 2F/Logan Circle voted to support releasing a developer from a legal obligation to add a single studio apartment at the Logan Station Conominiums (1210 R Street NW) to the city’s affordable housing pool.

In compensation, the developer agreed to add a one-bedroom apartment at 721 Kennedy Street NW (more than three miles away) to the city’s affordable housing pool. In addition, the developer will provide the following to the Logan Circle area: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 5, 2018 at 1:45 pm 0

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“Dear PoPville,

We worked directly across from the FBI building downtown and at random times throughout the day, with no rhyme or reason, strobe lights start going off in certain rooms in the FBI building. We have always wondered what is going on in there. Without knowing the answer, our minds are running wild with theories! Is it some type of emergency light, do people have to work under those lights everyday, is there something more sinister going on?”

by Prince Of Petworth January 5, 2018 at 1:15 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

For the past three to four weeks, I’ve been noticing parked cars that have been smashed on Girard Street NW between 13th St. and 14th St. There have been different cars parked in the same couple of spots on the street. Typically one or two cars are crushed and are likely totaled while another two or three cars look badly scraped or dented. This has been consistently happening lately with many different cars getting damaged. Across the street is a driveway and parking lot for a day care center. I can’t tell if this series of incidents is from some type of truck, a drunk driver, or something completely different.

By my count, this is the third incident over three weeks, but I was out of town for 6 days).

I just called the V Street Police Department, who couldn’t have been less helpful. I just wanted to see if this has been reported, and if anyone had anymore information!”

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