I was on the patio of Conte’s Bike Shop (Q Street) on Monday evening using their bike pump when I coughed a little, before reflexively apologizing to the beautiful girl who was nearby (clear glasses, cornflower blue skirt, light blonde hair). We talked (briefly) about how we’re both vaccinated, so maybe everything is okay now (or maybe it’s not). I think there was a spark, but then again, I haven’t spoken to a stranger in like a year, so….
Coda: yesterday my bike was stolen around Dupont,
so Lady in Blue, if you are reading this, I am sorry, but we can’t go biking on our first date. And if anyone sees a teal blue “Wheeler” mountain bike around Connecticut Ave, please also write because it would be really nice to have either a bike or a girlfriend in my life again! (Although not necessarily in that order.)
Ed. Note: If this is you, please email [email protected] so I can put you in touch with OP. For those curious about past missed connections, some have been made and when possible I’ll try to update when/if more are made.
photo by Diane Krauthamer From the Mayor’s Office: “Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser issued Mayor’s Order 2021-096 to update and extend the District’s Public Emergency and end the Public Health Emergency…
Another reader shares some more damage from the shots fired on Wallach Place, NW around 1:15am:
2436 18th Street, NW Thanks to Angelique (and everyone else) who sent word: “Mellow Mushroom in AdMo (where my favorite bartenders are) is closing as of SUNDAY. They told their…
7th and O Street, NW From MPD: “MPD is on the scene of a confirmed shooting in the 600 block of O Street NW. Lookout is for a black Chevrolet…