rendering courtesy Clyde Group
From an email:
“The famous street scene in the opening sequence of House of Cards is up for a makeover. This coming weekend plans for a major street redevelopment will be unveiled directly north of the nation’s Capitol. Read More
Michigan and North Capitol Street, NW
Not exactly the same, obviously, but let us remember that the Uline Arena was a parking lot for many many years too and is now home to REI, Red Bear and more.
“Robbery attempts have become an unfortunate tradition for @BloomingdaleDC businesses. We feel like we are on our own, as if there isnt even a police force in this town.” Read More
Thanks to ashleynmeadows for sending us the rather artistic, though painful sight from Bloomingdale.
Bill reports below: “Behold my car (that had wheel lock on it) first thing this morning. Here in Brookland. The police recommended that I get more surveillance cameras and said that they don’t have enough staff to adequately increase patrolling in our neighborhood. THIS HAS GOT TO STOP!
It’s coincidentally my birthday so happy birthday to me.”
It had been 1 day since our last stolen wheels report.
1625 First Street, NW at Florida Ave
Thanks to Jim for sending word: “I’ve been waiting for this news for a long time” Glassey’s Facebook now says:
“The long-awaited opening of Glassey is coming soon, stay tuned for the official announcement of the GRAND OPENING!! To help get the buzz started Glassey will be hosting a mini pop-up block party a few times a week for the next few weeks offering a sneak peek of our menu & each event will feature a certain dish on the menu. Stop by to get a taste of our exclusive dishes, try some cocktails, listen to some fun indian beats & get excited for the grand opening!!” Read More
via google maps
From MPD (around 3:45am Jan. 1):
“The First District is currently investigating a shooting in the rear in the 1200 block of North Capitol St NW. Unknown suspect (s) shot an adult male and female and fled the scene. The injuries appear to be non life threatening. There are no street closures.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the MPD tip line at 202-727-9099 or anonymously text a tip to 50-411″
Just a random/awesome tutorial I found while trying to understand what the hell pickleball is
Last night walking home from Showtime I stumbled upon some pickleball paddles seemingly left in the dirt by the curb on 1st NW and U/V street. Originally I thought lucky me because this is the fastest growing sport in America and all the rage recently, in addition to the equipment being kind of pricey. This morning after doing some research, I have come to the realization that these paddles were most likely not left on the street for a good home but almost certainly dropped, lost, or forgotten as their Amazon retail value is a combined $250.”
If these are yours email me at [email protected] I’ll connect with you OP so you can describe what they look like.
1822 North Capitol Street, NW courtesy Creative Grounds DC
From a press release:
“On November 23,2019, Creative Grounds DC, a unique art space and coffee bar will finally open its doors to the public. The two-storey, approximately 2,000 square-foot space located in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of Washington, D.C. is a community space for teaching and showcasing art while serving ethically sourced coffee and food goods from local vendors.
Husband and wife duo, Kenn Blagburn and Asmara Sium originally conceived this project in 2017, in response to the need for more enriching organized activities for Bloomingdale’s increasing family and child population, and as a permanent space for galvanizing and promoting D.C.’s unique arts and cultural communities. Read More
1st and S Street, NW
Do you have any news on the Bloomingdale Fountain on 1st and S NW? This major leak sprung in early October and there has been no discernible effort to stop the constant water flow since then.”
Thanks to Arielle for sending yesterday from Bloomingdale.
It had been 14 days since our last stolen wheels report.