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by Prince Of Petworth July 11, 2018 at 4:10 pm 0


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From MPD:

“On July 9th, at approximately 1:30pm, in the rear alley of the 5100 block of 7th St NW, a victim reports that her vehicle was taken from her at gunpoint.

The vehicle taken was recovered several hours later in P.G. County.

The suspects are described as black males, 15-17 years of age, with a medium complexion.

Fourth District detectives are actively investigating the case.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to call MPD on 202-727-9099.”


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“On Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at approximately 11:00pm, Fourth District officers were flagged down by a cab driver who reported that he had been robbed at gunpoint in the 3900 block of Georgia Avenue, NW. The complainant reported that he picked up a fare in the 1100 block of U Street, NW and transported the fare to various areas of Park Road, NW, within the Fourth District. The complainant stated that during the ride, the suspect produced a gun, demanded money and made the complainant drive him around looking for an ATM. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 28, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This house is located at 5409 4TH Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Charming fully remodeled Tudor home on quiet Brightwood Park street. Open floor plan boasts hardwood floors, sunny living room, modern kitchen w/ large eat-in quartz island, & separate dining space. Three roomy bedrooms upstairs w/ beautiful master suite w/ double vanity. Fully finished basement w/ den, rec/family room, & bedroom. Great rear patio space & detached garage! New windows & HVAC.”

You can see more photos here.

This 4 bed/3.5 bath is going for $750,000.

by Prince Of Petworth June 19, 2018 at 9:45 am 0


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From MPD:

“Yesterday evening, at approximately 11:00 pm, Fourth District officers heard gunshots and immediately responded to the area. During their initial investigation, they located an adult male victim suffering from a non life-threatening gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated and released. At this time there is no lookout information to share. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call 202-727-9099.”

by Prince Of Petworth May 29, 2018 at 10:45 am 0

A reader reported yesterday:

“I’m not sure about victim. Was a bit after 1pm. Saw a couple guys in cuffs down on Ingraham, near Jefferson Liquor.”

Another reader reported from 1st and Q Street, NW around 1pm Monday:

“Open house in Truxton Circle – don’t mind the shell casings”

“I heard it and saw people scatter. 7-8 shots.”

Another reader reported:

“I heard 10-15 shots Monday around 1pm, and someone on Nextdoor posted the news that there was also gunfire last night or early this morning in the same area around Q and 1st NW (she talked to cops, and neither incident was fireworks).”

by Prince Of Petworth May 20, 2018 at 10:22 pm 0


5405 Georgia Avenue, NW looking south towards Macombo Lounge at Jefferson Street

Back in December we shared some mouth watering Scuttlebutt that the folks from Bloomingdale’s Showtime Bar, across the street from Boundary Stone on Rhode Island Ave., had plans to open up a second spot in Brightwood Park on Georgia Ave (photo above.) [Showtime opened in Bloomingdale back in 2013 and is perennially placed on all the ‘best of’ lists around town.] A week ago I reported that Neptune Room was coming to 5405 Georgia Avenue, NW and because the liquor license placard listed the prolific Andrew Kline as attorney, I suspected this might be the rumored Showtime spot. And now a local food blog confirms it is indeed the Showtime folks: “Team Showtime confirmed”.


Photo by PoPville flickr user Joe Flood

Ed. Note: Sweet. (more…)

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