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 SUV, last seen eastbound on O Street NW.”

A reader reported: “10-20 shots fired 7th and o st NW 10:35 pm last night. Police had flashlights out looking for bullets on 7th st.”

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Yesterday there were 49,930 total positives.

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From the Mayor’s Office:

“The District’s reported data for Thursday, July 22, 2021 includes 43 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 49,973.

The District reported no additional COVID-19 related deaths.

Tragically, 1,146 District residents have lost their lives due to COVID-19.

Below is a summary of the District’s current ReOpening Metrics.” Read More


Thanks to Maggie for sending from “Columbia Heights, grew some peppers and made a pepper string to decorate her kitchen.”

As the season progresses please send your great garden hauls via email to [email protected] with Garden Haul in the subject line and let me know what you’ve grown and what neighborhood you are in. Entries will be accepted through Labor Day. Cheers, thanks and happy gardening! Great Garden Haul is made possible, ironically, by the Friends of the White Whale Society.


From DDOT:

“As more Washingtonians hit the streets this summer, Mayor Bowser and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) are planning a virtual summer road trip for residents as part of the District’s Vision Zero summer safety campaign. The goal: To highlight infrastructure improvements designed to protect pedestrians, bicyclists, and drivers by lowering speeds. The Mayor’s $10 million investment in smarter road design and safety interventions is a key part of her Vision Zero plan to eliminate traffic fatalities and serious injuries. Read More


If you have any animal/pet photos you’d like to share 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.  If you love the animal fix and want to ensure PoPville’s long term viability please consider donating to our Patreon here.

“Pepe riffing on ET by hiding among the dog toys. In the Palisades.”

“Puck enjoying a sunny afternoon. So many stripes and spots.”


From the office of the DC Attorney General:

“Today, Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced that Getaround, Inc., a car sharing company that operates in numerous cities throughout the United States will be required to pay $950,000 to the District; restitution to car owners that experienced theft or damage to their vehicles while listed on the platform; and revise its business practices after allegedly misrepresenting the benefits and nature of its car sharing services, operating without a license in the District, and failing to pay District sales tax. Read More


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