Washington, DC

From MPD:

“On Monday, December 16, 2019 at approximately 2:22am, MPD units responded to the 900 block of Hamilton St. NW to investigate sounds of gunshots. Units recovered three shell casings. There were no reported injuries or damage to property.”


“On Monday, December 16, 2019 at approximately 1:51am, MPD units responded to the 400 block of Nicholson St. NW to investigate sounds of gunshots. Units recovered four shell casings. There were no reported injuries or damage to property.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to call (202)727-9099. You can also send us information anonymously at TEXT TIPS 50411.”


Rendering via Hines

Das ist riesig, c’est énorme, esto es enorme – THIS IS HUGE!!

“The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle.” ―Anais Nin

Boom. Back in 2016 this space was, briefly, planned for a Wegmans grocery store. North Country – get your dancing shoes! From a press release:

Whole Foods Market has signed a 40,000-square-foot lease to anchor the Hartley at the Parks at Walter Reed, a 3.1 million-square-foot master-planned community from Hines, Urban Atlantic, and Triden Development Group. The leading natural and organic grocer is among the latest signature additions to the dynamic transformation of the former Walter Reed medical campus, the largest site under development in Northwest Washington, D.C.

Construction on The Hartley is expected to begin in early 2020 with completion of the project in early 2022. Read More


400 Michigan Avenue, NE

Full report from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fourth District have announced an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with Intent to Kill offense that occurred on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, in the 400 block of Michigan Avenue, Northeast

At approximately 9:12 am, the suspect intentionally struck an adult female victim that was walking at the listed location. As an adult male victim came to the aid of the female victim, the suspect attempted to strike them both with the vehicle. The suspect then exited his vehicle and engaged in a physical altercation with the adult male victim. During the altercation, the suspect brandished a knife and stabbed the male victim. The suspect then fled the scene.

The adult male and female victims were transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries by DC Fire and EMS. The suspect fled the scene in the vehicle and was apprehended a short time later by responding officers. The detectives’ investigation revealed that this offense is domestic in nature.

On Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 48 year-old Dorsey Lee Mack III, of Northwest, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with Intent to Kill.” Read More


Good Deal or Not Revisited (GDoN-R) is a weekly post that reviews the settled sales data of a recent individual real estate transaction in the District of Columbia. Each post is intended as a case study and a snapshot of the real estate market at a particular moment in time. GDoN-R generally posts on Friday in the late morning.

GDoN-R has been written exclusively for PoPville since 2009 by Suzanne Des Marais. Suzanne is a practicing Realtor with Compass. Unless specifically noted, neither she nor the company that she is affiliated with represented any of the parties or were directly involved in the transaction reported below. Unless otherwise noted, the source of information is Bright MLS, which is the local multiple listing system and/or Smartcharts by Showingtime. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Featured Property: 320 Peabody St NW
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Brightwood
Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 3.5 Parking: Detached 2 car garage Ownership: Fee simple
Original List Price: $749,000. List Price at Contract: $729,000.
List Date: 11/01/2018
Days on Market: 25
Settled Sales Price: $700,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 12/21/2018
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here. Read More


Thanks to Mikia for the update on Milk and Honey Cafe’s Catch 22 coming to the old Imm Thai/Brightwood Bistro space.

Some tasty teaser photos after the jump. Read More


From MPD:

“On October 28, 2018 at approximately 3:50am, the sounds of gunshots were detected in the area of 6th & Otis Pl NW. Upon MPD units arriving on scene, officers located a black handgun containing an extended magazine and two spent shell casings on the street.

If anyone has investigation regarding this offense, please feel free to contact MPD at (202) 727-9099.”


“At approximate 10:30 pm last night (Saturday) in the 6700 block of 14th Street, N.W, the Metropolitan Police Department responded for the sounds of gunshots. An individual in the area was stopped and questioned, however the officers cleared the assignment without incident or evidence of gunfire.”


“On Sunday, October 28th, 2018, at approximately 1150 PM there was the sound of gunshots in the 500 block of Roxboro Place NW where one male was found stuck by a round in an extremity causing a non-life threatening injury following a verbal argument with the assailant.”


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