by Prince Of Petworth February 16, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This unit is located at 133 S Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“OPEN SAT/SUN 1-4PM*Stunning 2 Level – 3BD/2.5BA in Victorian rowhome in vibrant Bloomingdale with PARKING! Tons of character & natural light. Open floorplan w/soaring ceilings, exposed brick, & gas fireplace. Spacious eat in kitchen w/ granite, SS, &gas cooking. Large deck in rear. Master suite boasts cathedral ceilings, sklylights, & jetted soaking tub. Space for office nook. Steps to Red Hen.”

You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/2.5 bath is going for $799,900 ($260 monthly fee.)

by Prince Of Petworth February 8, 2018 at 11:40 am 0

This house is located at 87 V Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“QUINTESSENTIAL DC!When you think of buying a circa 1900 DC home,this is the one!5,500+ sq ft of sunny living space on 4 lvls,1 car garage+2 off st pkg spaces.Curved walls,soaring ceilings.Period details incl. medallions,chandeliers,moldings,double porches,decks,windows&even a spot for a possible roof deck.No utilities;top 3 flrs down to the studs.English bsmt is mostly fin but needs work.AS IS.”

You can see more photos here.

This 8 bed/4.5 bath is going for $1,600,000.

by Prince Of Petworth January 16, 2018 at 3:45 pm 0

1626 North Capitol Street, NW

I’ve been getting tons of messages asking about Old Engine and it occurred to me I never posted the press release I got (I blame the high ABVs on my favorite RAR and Dogfish Head beers) – without further ado:

“The century old firehouse located at 1626 North Capitol Street NW will soon be home to a new restaurant concept along with venue improvements designed for hosting large and small private events. Spark at Engine Co 12 will be a neighborhood cocktail bar and smoke house with a menu of shared platters featuring smoked meats, flavorful composed appetizers, craft cocktails, and a specialty rum menu. Set to open January 2018, the name Spark at Engine Co 12 preserves the legacy of the Firehouse built in 1897 that once served the Bloomingdale community. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 27, 2017 at 11:45 am 0

This house is located at 2216 1st Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“The one you REALLY want is here! Traditional features with modern amenities. 6 BRs, 4.5 BAs (including 2 BR, 2 BA separately metered apt, $2,000 per month). Renovated 2009, with many improvements in 2017. Wired for cable and internet. Master bathroom features Restoration Hardware double vanity and cabinetry, re-tiled shower, and Kohler Hatbox toilet. Offered as-is. Owner is RE licensee.”

You can see more photos here.

This 6 bed/4.5 bath is going for $1,450,000.

by Prince Of Petworth December 20, 2017 at 11:25 am 0

1700 1st Street, NW

From Big Bear:

“The Big Bear Holiday Market is Wednesday December 20th from 4 PM – 9 PM.

We’ve got a fantastic list of vendors lined up this year including several newcomers and returning favorites. There will be everything from locally made vinegar to gifts for the kids and turkish towels for the home.

We’ll also be running a specials menu for the night including a one-night return of BBC’s Famous Fried Chicken Sandwich & Mulled Reid’s Apple Cider a la Jim


by Prince Of Petworth December 18, 2017 at 11:55 am 0

This unit is located at 70 Rhode Island Ave, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Perfectly situated to bring you the best Washington DC has to offer! Entertain in this unique 2 level bright and spacious floor plan with a stunning double story great room, hardwood floors, granite counter tops, recessed lights and more! You will enjoy living with Style and Culture at your finger tips! In walking distance to acclaimed restaurants and to 3 metro stations! Schedule your tour today!”

You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/2 bath is going for $535,000 ($475 monthly fee.)

by Prince Of Petworth December 15, 2017 at 2:30 pm 0

Photo by PoPville flickr user Tyler Nelson

“Dear PoPville,

Wanted to bring your attention to a petition some fellow Bloomingdale neighbors and I put together to weigh in on our neighborhood’s debate about historic designation.

The neighborhood has heard some from supporters of the application, but there hasn’t yet been a group representing those who are concerned about the impacts designation will have. We’re worried this application will be voted on before the majority of the neighborhood has a chance to survey the arguments on each side and weigh in..

The petition can be found here.

I’ve outlined my reasons for opposing designation here: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 14, 2017 at 2:15 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

Many readers probably know that the cross walk on R st NW and Florida is already not great to begin with — Florida is a busy street and the left turning cars get confused by the diagonal intersection. There’s only one crosswalk instead of two to cross on R, and the pedestrian light only turns to walk if you push the button. If you don’t push the button, the walk sign never comes on, and the green traffic light stays on for only about half the time it would otherwise, so there’s not enough time to cross the street.

About a week ago or so, the crosswalk button got stuck in the “on” position, and now it doesn’t seem to be triggering the walk signal at all. So it’s now impossible to get a crosswalk light to cross Florida. I’ve been running across when the R St traffic light turns green, but only get about halfway across the street by the time it turns yellow.

I wrote to 311 and haven’t heard back. I hope you can bring attention to this dangerous traffic situation!


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