Washington, DC

5th and Kennedy Street, NW

Readers started to report around 11pm Tuesday night (follow @PoPville on twitter if interested in getting the real time reports):

“Shooting at 5th and Kennedy. Sounded like at least 7 shots.”

and in Bloomingdale around 11:15pm:

“multiple large caliber gunshots (6+) heard in #BloomingdaleDC south of Adams, west of Flagler

“A dozen bangs then pause and 10 more? Hopefully not more gunshots in the Channing/1st area?”

“Just heard what sounded like gunshots by 2nd and W NW.”

“Heard it too. That was a lot of shots. Like 20+ from what I heard. Back and forth.” Read More


From an email:

“Boundary Stone’s Battle of the Barrel-Aged Beer has been announced as a virtual event for Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Tickets will include all five exclusively brewed barrel-aged beers and plenty of festive SWAG, as well as a link to the live virtual event on Zoom!

Tickets for the Battle of the Barrel-Aged Beer are $100 and include all five barrel-aged beers in reusable 12oz crowlers, a 2020 Battle of the Barrel-Aged Beer Tote, a 2020 Battle of the Barrel-Aged Beer Tee-Shirt, a commemorative tasting glass, a sticker with this year’s art, and a beer token redeemable at Boundary Stone for one beer from this year’s winner. Each participant also gets one vote for the Audience Choice Award which will be announced live on zoom at 8:00pm. Tickets are on sale now at www.boundarystonedc.com.

Guests can pick up their barrel-aged beer crowlers and SWAG bags at Boundary Stone, 116 Rhode Island Ave NW on Monday September 21st from 12pm-9pm, or Tuesday September 22nd from 12pm to 5pm. Delivery is available within a two-mile radius of Boundary Stone for an additional $15.00. Read More


via google maps

From MPD:

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 1700 block of North Capitol Street NW. An adult male has been transported to an area hospital with a non-life threatening injury to the foot.

Motorists and pedestrians can expect road closures in the area as we investigate. Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”


via google maps

A reader reported around 10:15pm Saturday night: “someone was just shot at Bates and N Cap NW. They loaded the guy in the ambulance but seem uncertain about his prognosis”

From MPD:

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the area of North Capitol Street and Bates Street NW. An adult male has been transported to an area hospital with critical injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”

Full release from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Saturday, August 29, 2020, in the unit block of Florida Avenue, Northwest. Read More


courtesy Big Bear at 1700 1st Street, NW

From Big Bear Cafe:

“Kid-Friendly Family Meals this Weekend – Whole Roasted Chicken, Mac and Cheese, Watermelon, Steamed Corn, Crab Focaccia

We’re roasting free-range whole chickens (roasted cauliflower as a vegetable entree option), and making fresh mozzarella for a summer tomato caprese.

Meal options include our aged-cheddar MACARONI AND CHEESE, whole SUGAR BABY WATERMELONS, CHEESE PIZZA FOCACCIA, and a classic Reid’s Orchard PEACH CRUMB CAKE.

order here

Make it easy to feed your family this weekend with farm-fresh fruit, roasted whole vegetables, all natural-cheese, and stone-ground pasta.

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photos courtesy The Red Hen

Thanks to Alyssa for passing on from The Red Hen (1822 1st Street, NW):

“Launching tonight! Escape to the Islands of Sicily and Sardinia with a collection of Red Hen classics and exciting new dishes perfect for picnicing (or enjoying at home next to the air conditioning!)

Start with a Sardinian Fregola Salad with toasted pearl pasta, roasted corn, charred peppers, and feta, or try a refreshing Marinated Summer Tomatoes ‘Siciliano’ with heirloom & cherry tomatoes, fresh oregano, fried bread, Sicilian tuna, and basil!

Next, move on to our new Charred Spanish Octopus with fried potatoes, toasted marinated chilies, mint, and saffron aioli, or try the newest pasta on the block, the Maloreddus with Sardinian cavatelli, spicy lamb sausage, chick peas, broccolini, and pecorino. Still hungry? Try our new Sicilian Meatballs made with local beef and served on tahini yogurt with currants, pine nuts, toasted sesame, oregano, and parsley.
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