Washington, DC


via Boundary Stone

Well this is awesome:

“In addition to personalized whiskey flights, we’re offering build-your-own flights. Boundary Stone’s whiskey is being airplane bottled for your enjoyment. Build-your-own flight ore order a personalized flight from Stone. $40 purchases get you a free tasting sheet (for 5 bourbons), $100 purchase gets you customized Stone Bodega labeling and free waxing of your color.”

Order here.

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“Dear PoPville,

I live at 1st and R St. NW near Big Bear Cafe in Bloomingdale. was awakened at 2:44am this morning by an unusually loud, low-flying helicopter. It seemed to be making repeated passes right over our house in intervals of about 30 seconds (i.e. never straying far from directly overhead. Objects on shelves and nightstand and walls in my room were rattling when the helicopter passed over our house. This lasted for quite some time — approximately 20 minutes. Any idea what was going on?”

A few folks also inquired @PoPville on twitter and Alan found from US Park Police that: “The Eagle was assisting MPD with a critical missing 70 y.o. with dementia.”

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Florida and North Capitol Street, NE

A reader reported Tuesday night:

“This happened about 12 min ago (around 6:15pm). Saw guy unresponsive on ground at the Exxon. Cops swarmed shortly after and shut down neighborhood. Helicopter included

Neighbors said they heard 9 gunshots”

From MPD:

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting at North Capitol and Bates Streets NW. An adult male is being transported to an area hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the leg.

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

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

Later around 9:45pm MPD reported:

“Shooting Investigation in the 7200 block of Blair Rd NW. Lookout for a silver Dodge Charger operated by a black male.”

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“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

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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.

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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

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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″

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