Washington, DC

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From MPD at 12:43am:

“Early this morning, the Metropolitan Police Department responded to the 1400 block of Madison Street, Northwest, for a shooting. Once at the location, members of the department discovered a juvenile and an adult male suffering from non life threatening gunshot wounds to their legs; both males were transported to area hospitals for treatment by the District of Columbia’s Fire Department. Additionally a firearm was recovered at the location. Read More


5505 Colorado Ave NW at 14th Street

“Dear PoPville,

Noticed this new restaurant coming just across from Moreland’s on Colorado at 14th. Can’t seem to find anything online about it. Know anything? Would be great to see some more stores/shops and restaurants coming to this intersection!”

A Yelp review for Social Kitchen says:

“Fairly newly opened. Black owned. Neighborhood “Cheers” type spot with a veggie lean. They do cooking classes, pop-ups, networking and private events, etc. The smoothies are a weekend thing, for now I guess.

I had THE BEST carrot cake muffins I’ve had it years there yesterday. I kid you not. One with pecans and one with a walnut crumble. Read More


3704 14th Street, NW

From a press release:

“Little Havana, Solis’ critically acclaimed Cuban restaurant, will close at the end of the day on Saturday, October 5 after just over a year of operation. Fans have just a few more chances to enjoy Little Havana’s favorites like their Cubano sandwich, Lechon Caribe, and the Instagram-worthy Piña Colada which is served in a pineapple.

The space currently occupied by Little Havana at 3704 14th Street NW will house a new concept from Chef Solis called Anafre. Ananafre, meaning “portable oven” in Spanish, is traditionally a clay pot that has an opening in the bottom where hot coals are placed that then heat up the dish on top of the pot. Read More


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