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by Prince Of Petworth March 2, 2018 at 5:15 pm 0


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by Prince Of Petworth March 2, 2018 at 4:20 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Beau Finley

A preemptive answer to why is there so much traffic and/or such a heavy police presence at the Convention Center.

From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department and the Department of Transportation would like to inform the public of street closures in conjunction with the American Israel Political Action Committee (AIPAC) on Friday, March 2, 2018 through Tuesday, March 6, 2018.

The following streets will be closed from Friday, March 2, 2018, at approximately 7:30 pm through Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at approximately1:00 pm:

L Street, between 7th & 9th Streets, NW”

by Prince Of Petworth March 2, 2018 at 4:05 pm 0


Last year’s finalist by ‘Welcome to PeePville’ By Sam and Shelley

You can see all of last year’s finalists here.

All entries should be emailed to [email protected] with ‘The PoP Peep Project’ in the subject line. Please include a brief description about your entry and please include 2 photos, one closeup and one capturing the whole scene. Entries should be based on local topics of interest if possible and sent by Friday, April 28th. Depending on how many I receive, I’ll try to post all as I get them. I will then pick 5-10 finalists that you guys will vote on. I will take the winners out to a group dinner. Good luck!!

by Prince Of Petworth March 2, 2018 at 3:05 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.

Pearl is a jewel of a dog! She is soft, fluffy, and loving. This petite senior likes to be cuddled and held. She loves to be with people and does well with other dogs too. She likes going for walks around the neighborhood and then curling up on the couch for a nap. She appears to be house-trained and is trustworthy when left home alone.

To meet Pearl, please contact Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation by emailing: [email protected]

Carson is an amazingly sweet cat who has had some bad luck, but things are definitely looking up for him now. He suffered from a condition that left his gums painful and inflamed. Believe it or not, the veterinary solution to the condition is removing all the teeth! Carson has had the surgery, is feeling much much better, and has bounced back really well. He doesn’t require any special dental care now – and just think how much his new family will save on annual dental cleanings!

Carson has the softest fur and the gentlest manner. He is bit shy, but given a calm space and a little patience, he will turn on the charm and purr up a storm. A gentle presence who keeps a pretty low profile during the day, he is perfectly happy to sleep in a sunny window bird-watching or to nap under the bed. Come evening, after he has spent the day guarding your home from those pesky birds, he definitely enjoys hanging out with you when you come home from work Carson has a heart murmur which needs periodic monitoring, but does not require medication at this time. If you want an adorable, quiet companion, you have to meet Carson – he is waiting to share his charms with you! To meet Carson, please contact Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation by emailing: [email protected]

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

Good Deal or Not Revisited (GDoN-R) is a weekly post that reviews the settled sales data of a recent individual real estate transaction in the District of Columbia. Each post is intended as a case study and a snapshot of the real estate market at a particular moment in time. GDoN-R generally posts on Friday in the late morning.

GDoN-R has been written exclusively for PoPville since 2009 by Suzanne Des Marais. Suzanne is a practicing Realtor with Compass. Unless specifically noted, neither she nor the company that she is affiliated with represented any of the parties or were directly involved in the transaction reported below. Unless otherwise noted, the source of information is Metropolitan Regional Information Systems (MRIS), which is the local multiple listing system and/or Smartcharts by Showingtime. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Featured Property: 2430 Wyoming Ave NW
Legal Subdivision: Kalorama
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Kalorama
Bedrooms: 6 Baths: 7.5 Basement: Fully Finished Parking: Detached Front Loading Garage Ownership: Fee Simple
House Living Square Footage per Listing: 6770 square feet
Original List Price: $9,975,000. List Price at Contract: $9,975,000.
List Date: 9/26/2017 Days on Market: 141
Settled Sales Price: $9,000,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 2/28/2018
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

In 2017, there were a total of 18 residential properties that changed hands and settled for over five million dollars. All properties sold over $5M in DC last year were located in the Northwest quadrant. Two of these sales were of condo units (one at $6.5M and the other at $8.4M).

Trump effect? The end of DC real estate as we know it? Not exactly. (more…)

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


2301 Bladensburg Road, NE Photo by PoPville flickr user kellybdc

So much for those crazy long lines.

From Mason Dixie Biscuit Co.:

“After a whirlwind of a year here on Bladensburg Road, we’re excited to announce we will be relocating to Northwest DC! Our new location will offer extended hours (with dinner service!), an expanded menu selection, more seating, and metro accessibility.

Our last day in our current location will be Sunday, March 4th. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 2, 2018 at 1:55 pm 0

This rental is located at 2nd and Rhode Island Ave, NE. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1510 / 1br – Incredible Price For Spacious Studio-w-W/D In Unit & Wood Floors

* Rent Today Before It Goes + We’ll Waive $400.00 of your Move-in Fee + 1 Month Free* (call for details).

If you like classic beauty and incredible renovations this is the building for you. Drop in for a tour of our beautifully restored building and apartment homes. We have easy commuting options with the Rhode Island Metro Station just two blocks away, and the bus stops directly in front of the your new community. (more…)

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