Readers report around 2:15pm:
“some light smoke but it’s faded with the smell lingering.”
photo by Dan Spuller “evacuating everyone out of Mt Vernon Square metro station”
“stuck between convention center and gallery place on yellow to Huntington. Smells like burning plastic/rubber and smoky in the cars. Been 10 min and no update from conductors. Truly unacceptable.”
“Smell of smoke and we can see some but not sure where it’s coming from. just kind of standing here no direction from WMATA on what to do or what has happened.”
Update from WMATA: “Yellow/Green Line Delay: Single tracking btwn Gallery Place & Mt Vernon Sq due to a disabled train outside Gallery Place. Expect delays to Branch Ave & Huntington.”
“UPDATED: Yellow/Green Line Delay: Single tracking btwn Gallery Place & Mt Vernon Sq due to a disabled train outside Gallery Place. Expect delays in both directions.”
“thanks to generous family and friends who saw our posts, we were able to increase the reward to $2,000 for Duke’s safe return.” “Dear PoPville, Two armed men stole our…
via google maps From MPD: “Alert: Shooting Investigation at 2000 hours in the 1300 block of Park Road NW. Lookout for B/M in a green hoodie.” Updates if/when more is…
12th and Quincy NE Thanks to John for sending the update on Cool Coffee Co coming to Brookland. Stay tuned.
photo by chasingmailboxes You can talk about whatever is on your mind – quality of life issues, a beautiful tree you spotted, scuttlebutt, or any random questions/thoughts you may have….
District Cutlery is celebrating their 10th and 11th anniversaries this week (we forgot last year) and offering customers 25% off all sharpening services. Walk-in service at Union Market is welcome or you can make arrangements for mail-in service on their website. Typical turn-around is less than an hour (but sometimes the queue gets long).
DMV’s professional chefs and passionate home cooks have trusted the District Cutlery with their knives for over 10 years. You can see pictures of their work @districtcutlery Instagram. They also specialize in sharpening styling shears, scissors and smaller garden tools and axes.
Girls in Gear is a Non-Profit that teaches girls age 5+ life skills through bike skills. We aim to get your girl to fall in love with herself, her friends, and her bike! Registration is open across the DMV for our eight-week program that starts the weekend of September 23rd. Programming runs for 90 minutes once a week on a weekend morning.
All abilities of riders – balance bikes, training wheels, two wheels, road-bike pros and everything in between – are welcome. We are non-competitive and focus on having fun no matter what your level of riding is. We pride ourselves in being a low-cost program and also have a no-questions-asked scholarship policy that includes bikes and helmets if needed.
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