Washington, DC

Just a random/awesome tutorial I found while trying to understand what the hell pickleball is

“Dear PoPville,

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


via google maps

From MPD:

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 2100 block of 2nd Street NW. 2 adult males have been transported to area hospitals with non life threatening injuries to their extremities.

Motorists and pedestrians can expect road closures in the area as we investigate.

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

One reader reported:

“Heard like 9 pretty rapid gun shots in LeDroit Park – tons of cops flooding the area now.”


rendering via INewHomes

Thanks to a reader for sending: “They’ve finally torn the Capitol Food Mart down at 1634 North Capitol NW and these are the renderings for the new building(s)”

Maedwell companies says:

“Maison Kesh will be a luxury mixed-use development in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of Northwest Washington, D.C. The project will include 60 units in two connected buildings. Read More


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