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by Prince Of Petworth October 15, 2018 at 3:45 pm 0

From an email:

“Tour of Homes to End Homelessness
Sunday, October 28th
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

CASA Crestwood is an annual neighborhood tour of homes raising funds for the prevention of homelessness in DC, giving you the opportunity to scratch the itch and get inside some of the dreamy homes of Crestwood.

Read more about the amazing organization that you will be supporting by attending CASA Crestwood, Thrive DC.

$20 in advance – who doesn’t love to save?
$25 the day of – more goes to Thrive

Register and Pay Here

by Prince Of Petworth October 15, 2018 at 2:45 pm 0

K reported around 10pm Saturday night:

“2 shots heard and a guy running down 5th towards Kennedy St. Police are here.”

MPD reported:

“Shooting at 2143 hrs in the 5500 block of 5th Street, NW. No Lookout.”

Around the same time we received multiple reports of loud booms, “canons”, fireworks etc a bit further south in Petworth/Columbia Heights.

Sunday morning E confirmed:

“I thought the 13th and Randolph incident was fireworks but found a bullet next to my car this morning on 13th street

by Prince Of Petworth October 15, 2018 at 12:45 pm 0

Photos by Sam Kittner

From the City of Takoma Park:

“Takoma Park is more than 100 miles away from the Atlantic Ocean, but a 17-foot-long octopus somehow found its way here and wrapped its giant tentacles around the downtown clock tower.
In a public art project commissioned by the City of Takoma Park, fiber artist Stacy Cantrell crocheted the huge octopus in the City’s colors of orange, yellow, green, and blue. With help from her husband and a friend, she installed the creature recently on the clock tower in Ward Sinclair Plaza at the intersection of Laurel Avenue and Carroll Avenue. Then she watched the smiles and dropped jaws from surprised people walking by. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 15, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This house is located at 5505 16th Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Renovator’s dream! With generous proportions and a view of Rock Creek Park, this grand 1920s home features original wood floors, coffered ceilings, 2 fireplaces, large windows, 3 sets of French doors, pristine trim, and a stunning central staircase. Large lot w 2 car garage. Bring your design preferences to usher in a new era for this magnificent residence. New roof in 2018, but needs major rehab.” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 15, 2018 at 10:45 am 0

via google maps

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with a First Degree Sexual Abuse offense that occurred on Sunday, October 14, 2018, in the 1300 block of H Street, Northeast.

At approximately 3:00 am, the suspect was posing as a driver of a vehicle for hire. The male victim entered the suspect’s vehicle. The suspect stopped the vehicle at the listed location and sexually assaulted the victim. (more…)


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