Washington, DC

by Prince Of Petworth January 21, 2021 at 12:30 pm 0


Photo by Miki Jourdan

From WMATA:

“Metro today resumed service at Gallery Place and Union Station, two of the 13 stations closed due to the expanded security perimeter for the 2021 Presidential Inauguration. Gallery Place serves as a major transfer station for the Red, Yellow and Green lines and Union Station as a transfer point between Metro, MARC, VRE and Amtrak. Additionally, detoured Metrobus routes will resume normal service on a route-by-route basis as roads reopen throughout the District. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 12, 2020 at 9:55 am 0

From an email:

“On Monday, October 12th between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM, Arm in Arm DC organizers will host an action to protest both the current Union Station redesign plan and the continued recognition of Christopher Columbus through the name Columbus Circle and the Columbus statue outside of the station. We will also be conducting a voter registration drive during the protest.”

Full press release: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 9, 2020 at 11:45 am 0


601 2nd Street, NE at F Street back in the Toscana days

From a press release:

“Restaurateur Asad Sheikh is expanding his Butter Chicken Company fast casual concept and opening two new locations, the first at 601 2nd Street NE, near Union Station and the second at 1506 19th Street NW, in Dupont Circle. The 2nd Street NE location is slated to open this month on Monday, October 19th and the Dupont Circle location will open this Winter. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth September 23, 2020 at 11:45 am 0


601 2nd Street, NE

Thanks to Patrick for sending:

“Looks like another location is set to open, super close to the Butter Chicken Company 2 location on H Street, at the old Duet location (601 2nd St NE) rather than Masala Art as previously thought. Also now appears on their website along with coming soon 4 (Dupont) and 5 (Bethesda) coming soon!”

STAY TUNED for opening dates and peep their menu here.

by Prince Of Petworth September 16, 2020 at 8:45 am 0


5th and Kennedy Street, NW

Readers started to report around 11pm Tuesday night (follow @PoPville on twitter if interested in getting the real time reports):

“Shooting at 5th and Kennedy. Sounded like at least 7 shots.”

and in Bloomingdale around 11:15pm:

“multiple large caliber gunshots (6+) heard in #BloomingdaleDC south of Adams, west of Flagler

“A dozen bangs then pause and 10 more? Hopefully not more gunshots in the Channing/1st area?”

“Just heard what sounded like gunshots by 2nd and W NW.”

“Heard it too. That was a lot of shots. Like 20+ from what I heard. Back and forth.” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 31, 2020 at 3:43 pm 0


Photo by John Goucher

From AlertDC: “Shooting Investigation at 1509hrs at 50 Massachusetts Ave NE. No Lookout.
DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/ EVENT”

From MPD:

“Metropolitan Police Department, US Capitol Police, and Amtrak Police officers and detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred at Union Station. The victim has been transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries and a suspect has been stopped. There are closures in the bus deck area and bus travelers may be delayed.

Update from MPD: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 20, 2020 at 12:45 pm 0


Photo courtesy of the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission

From the Union Station Redevelopment Corporation:

“Our Story: Faces of Suffrage, Portraits of Change Art Exhibit

When: August 24, 2020 – August 28, 2020
Where: Union Station Main Hall (and Online)
Cost: Free
Contact: Event website

Our Story: Faces of Suffrage, Portraits of Change is an interactive photo mosaic and art installation depicting a portrait of suffragist and civil rights activist Ida B. Wells. Created by artist Helen Marshall of the People’s Picture, commissioned by the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission, and produced by Christina Korp, Purpose Entertainment, Our Story commemorates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and women’s right to vote in the United States. From August 24 to 28, 2020, a large-scale installation of the photo mosaic will be on display in the Main Hall at Union Station. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 7, 2020 at 11:35 am 0

Thanks to the Christensen family for sharing this cool find:

“It’s from a childhood trip they took to DC from Iowa in 1934, and appears to be taken from the Capitol toward Union Station.”

If you have a photo of a neat find from your house or place of work please send an email to princeofpetworth(at)gmail.com thanks. Please let me know where/what neighborhood you found it in too. Thanks.

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