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by Prince Of Petworth July 26, 2017 at 12:45 pm 0


via google maps

“Dear PoPville,

Any info on what closed down H St. NE between 11th & 12th Sts. last night about 11pm?

The whole block was shut down, sidewalks closed too, and over 20 police vehicles on the block plus a whole lot of officers.”

MPD reported:

“Last night at approximately 9:15 PM, members of the First District were dispatched to an assault in the 1100 block of H Street, NE. Once on the scene, a complainant was located who was suffering from serious injuries. This case is being actively investigated. Anyone who may have information or witnessed the assault is asked to contact MPD at 202-727-9099.”

by Prince Of Petworth July 26, 2017 at 11:55 am 0

This house is located at 2034 16th Street, NW. The MRIS listing says:

“Prominent corner townhouse, steps to Meridian Hill Park. Four stories all above grade, 5256 interior sqft, piano nobile floor plan w/sweeping center stair, high ceilings, beautiful architectural detail. Second level is a grand salon designed for lavish entertaining. Eat-in kitchen with adjacent balcony, master suite level with large terrace. One-car attached garage.”

You can see more photos here.

This 5 bed/2.5 bath is going for $2,250,000.

Ed. Note: This house has been featured on PoPville many times for their awesome garden. RIP little pond.

by Prince Of Petworth July 26, 2017 at 11:30 am 0

A liquor license placard for the Legal Seafoods coming to Union Station says:

“New Class “C” Restaurant with 71 seats and a Total Occupancy Load of 101. Restaurant will serve traditional seafood fare including clams, cod, crab and chowder. No nude performances.”

Hours are listed as Sunday 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Monday through Saturday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm.

You can see Legal Sea Foods Chinatown’s menus here.

by Prince Of Petworth July 26, 2017 at 11:00 am 0


via @DCPoliceTraffic

AlertDC reported around 10am:

“DDOT reports a cyclist struck at 14th and I St NW. At this time, southbound 14th St NW (all lanes) and I St NW lanes 2 and 3 are blocked. Please use an alternate route.”

A reader reports:

“The “police activity” that happened on 14th and I this morning: bus hit a pedestrian and possibly dragged him. Two employees at my job were witnesses and haven’t shown up to work yet to give more details.

Update: was a cyclist, that was just what we heard when I mentioned pedestrian. Person is going to be okay, so that is a good thing. My colleagues were first on scene and are pretty shaken up so heading home. Cyclist was dragged for a while and bus driver did not notice/see that he was dragging a cyclist.

DC Police Traffic now reports:

“UPDATE: Accident 14th & I Street, NW CLEAR ALL LANES OPEN”

by Prince Of Petworth July 26, 2017 at 10:30 am 0


1275 First St, NE

Wowza. We really do have a lot of coffee options around town. Two more Peet’s coming to prime locations. EaterDC reports:

“The new locations will sit near big grocers: at 1275 First Street NE, north of Harris Teeter, and next to the new Whole Foods at 528 H Street NE.”

The NoMa location at 1275 First Street, NE was formerly home to Tynan Coffee & Tea who closed back in November 2015.


528 H Street, NE via Streetsense

The H Street, NE location is the former home of Taste of Jamaica which closed back in June 2016.

When Pete’s Coffee opened their first District location back in 2014 we learned: “The company will open 23 new stores in a phased rollout.”

by Prince Of Petworth July 26, 2017 at 9:30 am 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“Burglary/First Degree-4500 block 5th ST NW

​At 11:45 PM, two suspects knocked on the door of a residence. When the occupant opened the door, the suspects forced their way inside and assaulted 3 of the residents. The victims sustained minor injuries and refused medical assistance. The suspects are described as Black males last seen driving away in a dark colored “police style” vehicle. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call 202-727-9099.”

by Prince Of Petworth July 25, 2017 at 10:22 pm 0


Photo by Jennifer Mitchell Photography

From a press release:

“At this weekend’s Tales of the Cocktail festival in New Orleans, Drink Company’s cocktail bar and tasting room Columbia Room won the coveted Best American Cocktail Bar category of the Spirited Awards. The award was received by Drink Company President Derek Brown, CEO Angie Fetherston, and Columbia Room Head Bartender JP Fetherston. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth July 25, 2017 at 4:00 pm 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“Good morning, last night at approximately 10:50 a black sedan driving westbound in the 1200 block of Rhode Island Ave, NE fire multiple rounds out of the driver’s side window striking an adult victim in the leg. The victim was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. Anyone having information regarding this crime is urged to call the Command Information Center at 202-727-9099 or the Fifth District Detectives Office at 202-698-0660.”

by Prince Of Petworth July 25, 2017 at 3:15 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Clif Burns

“Dear PoPville,

I live in Brookland and absolutely love it. However, my neighbor across the alleyway does not have running water. As a result, he regularly urinates in the alleyway. He also has guests who have in the past urinated in the alley and defecated in a neighbor’s backyard (not even his own, which somehow bothered me more). I’ve talked to him about this to no avail – the house has a huge overdue water bill that he can’t pay, and it’s way too high for me to consider paying it for my own sanity. I contacted DCRA but they never sent anyone. Any thoughts on how to handle this? Is this even legal, to live without running water?”

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