Washington, DC

by Prince Of Petworth July 26, 2019 at 3:30 pm 0


2319 Wisconsin Ave, NW

From Tennis Zone Plus:

“New Location: 4839 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., 20016 – Tennis Zone Plus will be moving from its current location of 2319 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., 20007. It will now be just a couple blocks from the Tenleytown-AU Metro Station.

D.C.’s premier tennis store is moving to a larger space to provide its customers with more options than ever before.

Since opening in 2009, Tennis Zone Plus has been a fixture in the D.C. community, becoming a one-stop shop for tennis players of all skill levels. Tennis Zone Plus not only provides the tennis community with the latest gear, it also has a wide variety of items to suit the needs of the squash, racquetball, pickleball, and badminton communities. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth July 8, 2019 at 10:15 am 0

Before the floods came:

Then came the floods:

by Prince Of Petworth March 20, 2019 at 11:15 am 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Bekah Richards

Update from MPD:

“I am pleased to announce that we made two arrests in reference to the two robberies and the two attempt robberies (and a theft from a CVS) that occurred yesterday. I don’t yet have all the information, but the arrests close the following:

Robbery (snatch) 3620 Connecticut Ave NW 3/19/2019
Robbery (attempt) 3859 Gramercy Street NW 3/19/2019
Robbery (snatch) 4001 Brandywine Street NW 3/19/2019
Robbery ( attempt) 3801 Connecticut Ave NW 3/19/2019
Theft II 3327 Connecticut Ave NW 3/19/2019”

From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department Second District is currently investigating a series of robberies that occurred on yesterday evening, Tuesday, March 19, 2019 between 5pm and 6pm:

4000 block of Brandywine Street, NW CCN: 19-046-543 (Open Case) (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 24, 2017 at 1:15 pm 0

This rental is located in Friendship Heights. The Craigslist ad says:

“$800 Studio Basement Apartment

apartment
no smoking

Basement Studio Apartment conveniently located 4 blocks from the Friendship Heights Metro Station. Full kitchen, full bath, private entrance and shared laundry. $800/month plus $800/security deposit. Utilities included. No smoking. Text any interest to set up a time to see the apartment. Thank you.”

by Prince Of Petworth November 21, 2016 at 4:36 pm 37 Comments

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Ed. Note: In September we posted about the planned meeting of Neo Nazis featuring Tila Tequila among others. I don’t think people believed it at the time.

Thanks to all who sent links to this note posted by Maggiano’s Little Italy Chevy Chase:

“On Friday night, Maggiano’s in Friendship Heights was the inadvertent site of a protest that caused us to close our restaurant to protect the safety of our Teammates and Guests.

The protesters were upset because of a banquet we were hosting for a group called the National Policy Institute (NPI). This was a last minute booking made Friday afternoon, and the reservation was made under a different name, therefore we were not aware that NPI was dining with us or what the group represents. After the event, an attendee sent a tweet in which she made a “Sieg Heil salute” in support of Hitler and white supremacy. This expression of support of Hitler is extremely offensive to us, as our restaurant is home to Teammates and Guests of every race, religion and cultural background.

We want to sincerely apologize to the community of Friendship Heights for inadvertently hosting this meeting, which resulted in hateful sentiment. We want you to know that at the suggestion of one of our Guests, we are donating the profits from our restaurant sales on Friday, $10,000, to the DC office of the Anti-Defamation League, which for decades has been working to bring people together in peace and understanding.”

by Prince Of Petworth October 4, 2016 at 8:46 am 5 Comments

red-line-blues

Chad emails us at 7:30am: “Going to be a long commute”

From WMATA:

“Red Line: Single tracking btwn Medical Center & Van Ness due to a track problem outside Friendship Heights. Delays in both directions.

Red Line: Outbound trains are bypassing Tenleytown, Bethesda & Friendship Heights to reduce single tracking delays. Use inbound trains.

Red Line: Single tracking btwn Friendship Heights & Van Ness due to a track problem outside Friendship Heights. Delays in both directions.

Personnel on scene to repair cracked rail outside Friendship Heights. Red Line trains continue single tracking. 8:17a
#wmata”

Red Line trains continue single tracking between Van Ness and Friendship Heights. Outbound trains are bypassing Tenleytown. 8:30a #wmata”

by Prince Of Petworth April 26, 2016 at 3:00 pm 13 Comments

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Photo sent to us Saturday night by charosb

From WMATA:

“The investigation into the cause of a Saturday evening smoke incident outside Friendship Heights Station is ongoing. While Metro has not yet identified the root cause of the incident, investigators have eliminated power cables as a contributing factor.

As a preliminary matter, the investigation is focusing on a foreign object, specifically a metal part of a railcar, becoming dislodged and making contact with the electrified third rail. The foreign contact is believed to have caused a loud noise, flash and smoke.

Investigators have conducted inspections of all power infrastructure in the tunnel, as well as all cars of the incident train, to reach this preliminary conclusion.

Preliminary Investigative Findings as of 5 p.m. Monday, April 25 (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 23, 2016 at 4:00 pm 8 Comments

chads
5247 Wisconsin Ave, NW via Chads’ Facebook

A reader reports:

“Chad’s/Chadwick’s near Mazza Galleria is for sale. $1M for the name, $1 M for the assets, and of course taking over the lease.”

Updates when/if more info is known/confirmed.

Chads website says:

Since 1982, Chads Friendship Heights has been a mainstay of locals and visitors alike. Our inviting atmosphere, friendly staff, delicious menu, and expansive drink selection have made regulars out of first time customers time and time again. Chads is not a chain or franchise; we are real people, hands-on from management, to the kitchen, to your table. Conveniently located across the street from the Jenifer St exit of the Friendship Heights Metro station, Chads Friendship Heights is a perfect place to unwind and relax for happy hour or take a break from shopping. (more…)

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