by Prince Of Petworth October 18, 2018 at 3:30 pm 0

via google maps

From MPD:

“Police activity at Hamilton and 13th St NW at 2 am (October 17th)

MPD responded to the area for a call for sound of gunshots. The preliminary investigation determined that an unidentified suspect fired one shot into the air. No injuries or property damage were reported.

The incident was related to an alleged road rage situation.

If anyone has any information related to this event please call 202 727-9099 or text 50411”

by Prince Of Petworth October 17, 2018 at 9:30 am 0

Fabiana sent the photo above and asked: “This is 14 St NW between Randolph and Shepherd. What happened?”

Amber replied: “Spoke to officer and they are executing a search warrant.”

3925 14th Street, NW

Steve reported around 10pm:

Astrid pool hall was just raided. The FBI swat team ran through and there are about 10 old guys handcuffed out front. It looked like only one or two were arrested.”

via google maps

Harry reported shots fired in Truxton Circle around 11pm:

“Not seeing this yet on the MPD twitter, but last night around 11pm I heard about 7-10 gunshots in the 200 block of Q Street, NW. MPD arrived promptly, swept the area, found casings through the street.

And Benjamin passes on from Adams Morgan around 10pm:

MPD reported:

“Alert: Robbery (Gun) at 2213 hrs in the 1800 block of Ontario Pl NW. Lookout for a B/M, 6’4″ with facial hair, black clothing, black bandanna, armed with a handgun.”

by Prince Of Petworth September 7, 2018 at 1:30 pm 0

Good news for football fans in north country from Moreland’s Tavern:

“This Sunday we will have Singers Significant Meats join us in the kitchen. Chef has created some awesome specials including a Pastrami Egg Sandwich, Reuben Sliders, and Brisket Tacos.   We will have 5 TV’s showing 5 different games at the upstairs bar, including our new 100in projection screen. Drink specials every week will be $5 DC Brau, $5 Terrapin’s, $4 Miller Lite as well as $5 Bloody Marys.”

5501 14th Street, NW at Colorado/Kennedy

And for folks around U Street: Don’t Call it a Comeback, The Prospect is back:

“They will be open Thursday night -Sunday night for football season and most likely for March Madness. The food menu, for the time being, is much smaller until they get up to full speed.

Grab a seat at the bar & enjoy a ice cold beer with some of our signature Wings!”

1214 U Street, NW

by Prince Of Petworth August 24, 2018 at 10:45 am 0

Good Deal or Not Revisited (GDoN-R) is a weekly post that reviews the settled sales data of a recent individual real estate transaction in the District of Columbia. Each post is intended as a case study and a snapshot of the real estate market at a particular moment in time. GDoN-R generally posts on Friday in the late morning.

GDoN-R has been written exclusively for PoPville since 2009 by Suzanne Des Marais. Suzanne is a practicing Realtor with Compass. Unless specifically noted, neither she nor the company that she is affiliated with represented any of the parties or were directly involved in the transaction reported below. Unless otherwise noted, the source of information is Bright MLS, which is the local multiple listing system and/or Smartcharts by Showingtime. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Featured Property: 5700 16th St NW
Legal Subdivision: 16th Street Heights
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: 16th Street Heights
Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 3.5 Parking: Detached Garage Ownership: Fee simple
Original List Price: $1,575,000. List Price at Contract: $1,450,000.
List Date: Originally Listed 10/30/2017 Re-listed after some time off market and significant price reduction on 4/14/2018

Days on Market: 61 (most recent listing)

Settled Sales Price: $1,450,000.

Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 8/10/2018
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

Fifteen years ago, this stately over 6000 square foot detached house in 16th Street Heights listed for $725,000. The listing notes that multiple offers would be presented at the broker’s office (that’s the way it used to happen). It settled in late May 2003 for $760,000., which would have generally been a high price for a house in DC at the time.

Fast forward just two years later, when it next sold in late June 2005 for $1,212,5000., which was $37,500. less than asking. The interior pics from that listing are must see. Agents in DC were just starting to use digital cameras for additional pics.

From 2006 to 2008, the number of detached houses sold in 16th Street Heights declined from 44 in 2005 (which many DC real estate industry veterans would describe as a peak year) to 29 in 2006, 26 in 2007, and 26 in 2008. Prices, however, remained relatively stable.

Until 2009.

In 2008, the highest priced detached home sale in the neighborhood was $1,550,000. In 2009, the highest detached home sale was $815,000. Median net price dropped from $619,250. to $471,000.

Prices in the area began recovering and gaining upward momentum starting in 2012.

In 2017, the highest detached home sale in 16th Street Heights was $1,485,000., with a net median price for detached homes of $850,000. Year to date, the subject property is the highest detached sale in 2018, and net median price is up to $920,000. for detached homes in the legal subdivision of 16th Street Heights.

The listing agent for this transaction was Gail Milazzo with Long and Foster Real Estate Inc. Jennifir Birtwhistle, with Weichert, REALTORS, represented the Purchaser.

by Prince Of Petworth August 22, 2018 at 4:15 pm 0

The Great DC Brau Cornholio Cornhole Tournament:

“Thursday 6 PM – 11 PM
Moreland’s Tavern
5501 14th Street, NW

Tickets here.

Come join us for a good ole fashion Cornhole tournament!
Teams of two, single elimination. Great prizes to be won!
Price of entry gets you 6 DC BRAU!
DC Brau specials all night!

14th and Colorado/Kennedy Street, NW

by Prince Of Petworth August 7, 2018 at 4:15 pm 0

5501 14th Street, NW

And I, I shall be drinking copiously. So if you want to know how I really feel about Futsal and other hot topics be sure to stop on by!! Seriously, always a good chill time. Details here at the Facebook event page but basically 6:30-9:30pm (ish) upstairs. I’ll be wearing a red Caps hat and a coolest Pet in PoPville 2009 t-shirt (with Dre on the back, still the coolest.) And if I owe you a shirt or you’ve been looking for one, I’ll bring plenty for you to pick up then. Hope to see some new and old faces tomorrow – cheers!


by Prince Of Petworth July 9, 2018 at 4:00 pm 0

5501 14th Street, NW at Colorado

From Kids in Need of Defense (KIND):

Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Moreland’s Tavern
5501 14th Street, NW

Join us for a fundraiser for Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), which defends the rights of child immigrants and refugees. Donate now (by buying a ticket), and then come to Moreland’s on July 11 for drinks and company!

**UPDATE: DC Brau has generously donated a keg of El Hefe Speaks to the cause! So, your first beer is on them. Many thanks to both DC Brau and Moreland’s Tavern for supporting this important cause.**

As you know, in the past few months, the government forcibly separated more than 2,000 immigrant children from their parents and placed them in shelters along our southern border. While that practice has ended, there’s no clear plan for reuniting those children with their families. And additional children — many seeking asylum — are now being detained, with their families, in jail-like settings.

The situation remains grave. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 13, 2018 at 10:00 pm 0

Hahaha not quite as exciting as the metro visit but I love the graffiti in the background. Thanks to Michael for sending: “This deer was wandering around outside our office at 16th & Colorado NW.”

If you spot a hawk or any interesting wildlife around town, lunching or otherwise, and get a good photo please send in an email where you spotted it to [email protected] and I’ll add it to the queue. Hawks around Town is made possible by a generous grant from the Ben and Sylvia Gardner foundation.

by Prince Of Petworth June 13, 2018 at 4:15 pm 0

5501 14th Street, NW

From Moreland’s:

“Sunday at 4 PM – 8 PM
Tickets $25 by Eventbrite

Join us for our 1st ever Brau-B-Q!! The weather is finally cooperating and we have decided it is time to throw a party. Chef Emily and her team will be putting forth a sick bbq spread of many of your favorites, hot dogs, pasta salad, baked beans, etc… capped off with a slow-rosted whole hog!

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