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6th and Rhode Island Ave, NE

From the Mayor’s Office:

“Mayor Muriel Bowser, Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie, and Interim Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development John J. Falcicchio broke ground on Phase I of Bryant Street, a 13-acre mixed-use development that will deliver 487 apartment units, a nine-screen cinema, and 35,000 square feet of retail to Ward 5. The District provided a Tax-Increment Financing (TIF) agreement for the first phase of the development, which is expected to generate about $4 million in annual tax revenue. Read More

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Photo by DC Fire & EMS

As of Sunday morning I’m told they’ll be closed for “a few weeks” but I’ll be updating as the situation becomes more clear. Official word from MGM Roast Beef:

“MGM Roast Beef experienced a fire last evening. Because of the quick response and efforts of the brave men and women of the dc fire department the fire was well maintained. We hope to re-open in a few short weeks.

Thank you, DC’s bravest.

Thank you for all the calls and support from our NortheastDC community.

We are beyond grateful.”

On Saturday night at 10:14pm DCFD reported: Read More

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From MPD at 6:22pm:

“Shooting at 1822 hours in the 400 block of Varnum Street NW. Lookout for Suspect B/M wearing a ski mask.”

From MPD around 7:30pm:

“Earlier this evening members of the Fifth District responded to a call for sounds of gunshots in the 1300 Block of Saratoga Ave NE. Further police investigation determined that an adult male victim had been shot at the location. All further information regarding this investigation will be released by the Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes Branch which is handling the investigation.”

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3700 block of 10th Street, NW

From MPD:

“The Fourth District is working a stabbing in the 3700 Block 10th Street NW that occurred on June 27, 2019 at approximately 6:30PM. The victim was cut by an unknown object once in the chest. The victim is being treated at a hospital for his injuries. At this time the case is under investigation by the Fourth District Detectives Office. Any information please contact 2027279099″

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From MPD:

“On Monday, June 17, 2019 at approximately 1:30 AM, Fifth District members were flagged down in the 1800 block of 2nd Street, NE by a victim who reported that two suspects had just attempted to carjack him at gunpoint.

The officers quickly located one of the suspects in the 300 block of V Street, NE and were able to apprehend him.

Also recovered during the investigation was a Glock 19 semi-automatic handgun, which was equipped with a high-capacity magazine and loaded with 28 rounds of ammunition.

This is yet another example of the fine work done each day by the members of the Fifth District!”

and

“On Monday, June 17, 2019 at approximately 1:27 AM, members of the Fifth District observed a vehicle that was taken during an Armed Carjacking (Gun) offense on the Sixth District.

The vehicle fled from the officers, and a pursuit was initiated in the 1200 block of Brentwood Road, NE. The pursuit ended when the carjacked vehicle was involved in a traffic collision with a street curb in the 1900 block of 9th Street, NE.

Four suspects were subsequently placed under arrest for Armed Carjacking and Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle.”

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From MPD Monday:

“At approximately 345 pm, members of the First District were called to the 1200 block of Howison Place SW for sounds of gunshots.. Moments later, an adult male was located a few blocks over suffering from an apparent gunshot graze to the body. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injury. ..There may have been (1) or (2) vehicles fleeing the area at a very high rate of speed.. Anyone with information relating to this is asked to call 202-727-9099 or email me directly at [email protected]

You can also send us your anonymous TEXT TIPS 50411″

From MPD:

“On 5/27/19, at approximately 10:58 p.m., officers from the First District were in the 1300 block of First Street SW when gunfire was heard nearby. The officers responded to the area of the gunshots and found an adult male victim that had been shot in the back. Read More

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via MPD

From MPD:

“Greetings Fifth District Community members,

The Fifth District is investigating a shooting that occurred on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at approximately 12:54 AM at the Brentwood Recreation Center, located in the 2300 block of 14th Street, NE.

Members of the Fifth District were on patrol in the area and heard numerous sounds of gunshots. Upon responding to the scene, the members observed dozens of people running from the scene in a panicked state. One juvenile male victim was subsequently found in the 2300 block of 15th Street, NE, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries at this time. Read More

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2300 Washington Place, NE

“Dear PoPville,

I live near the Rhode Island Metro and have been excited to see the ongoing development of some parts of Edgewood/Brookland/Brentwood while at the same time retaining some of the original neighborhood feel. As the Rhode Island stop has developed, there have been some noticeable absences – to me – in my year plus of living here. This includes a nicer wine store that comes without the security-intensive wine store. Don’t get me wrong, Wardman Wines in Brookland proper is great but is walkable on weekends only. So I’ve been watching with delight as a wine/liquor store developed in the RI live/work area by the station.

Yesterday I noticed people inside the new Exotic Wine and Liquors store. Went inside and was able to view and buy though official launch appears to be this weekend.” Read More

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