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by Prince Of Petworth September 18, 2018 at 11:15 am 0


703 Kennedy Street, NW courtesy Uptown Main Street

Thanks to Uptown Main Street for sending:

L’Enfant Flowers has revamped their space and now offers coffee and snacks, as well as gifts made in DC and workshops. We’re excited and would love to let the community know.”

Here are the upcoming workshops. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth September 17, 2018 at 10:22 pm 0

Big news from ANXO:

“Exciting news from ANXO Cider! The brand that has been incubating within the ANXO restaurants is finally getting its own home! “ANXO Logistics,” has signed a lease at 5419 1st St NW, just around the corner from Jackie Lee’s, and has purchased a state ­of ­the ­art counter­-pressure Codi canning line. Ten canned ciders will be released in 2019 and will all be, as always, “apples only,” gluten­free, and completely dry (all fermentable sugars removed through fermentation). Half the products will be sourced entirely with apples from farmers within 200 miles of DC, while the other half will feature famous cider apples grown beyond this region. Florida Avenue and Kennedy Street locations will continue to produce cider for the pubs, which have always been dedicated to hospitality in the Truxton Circle and Brightwood Park neighborhoods. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 16, 2018 at 9:30 am 0


5th and Longfellow Street, NW photo by BCENE PR

Ed. Note: Allison reported hearing from 3rd and Kennedy St, NW “sounded like it was at least 10 shots.”

From MPD:

“On Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at approximately 10:20 pm, MPD were in the area of 4th-7th, Longfellow-Jefferson Streets, NW, when they heard the sounds of gunshots.


via google maps

Thus far, one victim of a shooting was located in the 500 block of Longfellow St NW and a there was property damage reported to several vehicles within the adjacent block.

The victim, an adult male, was transported to an area hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds and is listed in serious condition.

This investigation is still in its early phases and anyone with information is asked to call on (202) 727-9099″

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

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: 5409 4th St NW
Legal Subdivision: Petworth
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Petworth
Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 3.5 Parking: Detached Garage Ownership: Fee simple
Original List Price: $750,000. List Price at Contract: $724,900.
List Date: 6/28/2018 Days on Market: 15
Settled Sales Price: $725,000.
Seller Subsidy: $4000.
Settlement Date: 8/06/2018
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

Listed initially at $750,000., the seller made a quick decision to reduce the price of this renovated Tudor, positioned just south of Kennedy Street, to $724,900. after one weekend on the market. Typically in DC, the first weekend of being active will provide the agent with feedback to determine how the price sits with buyers. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 4, 2018 at 1:45 pm 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“On 8-4-18 at approximately 12:50 am, MPD units received a call for the sounds of gunshots in the 5100 block of 8th Street, N.W. A canvass of the area revealed three shell casings at the intersection of Gallatin and 8th ST NW. There was no evidence of property damage or any injuries reported.

The Department is requesting that anyone with information related to this event call 202 727-9099.”

by Prince Of Petworth July 30, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

hahaha thanks to Aaron Shaffer for sending. This unit is located at 5403 9TH Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Walk to restaurants, shopping, and commuter routes. Beautiful 1940’s, classic building, with lush garden entrance. Renovated in 2008. Spacious condo is over 600 sqft. with large living area, exposed brick, large windows in all rooms, in-unit W/D, granite counters, SS appliances, and HW throughout. 2nd floor unit with easy access. Low condo fees include water/sewer, building maintenance, and more.”

You can see more photos here.

This 634 square foot 1 bed/1 bath is going for $314,159 ($225 monthly fee.)

by Prince Of Petworth July 27, 2018 at 2:15 pm 0

This rental is located at 5611 5th Street, NW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1550 / 1br – It’s not a myth that Fifth St NW is Peace off the Beaten Path

WHAT YOU’LL LOVE ABOUT THE HOME
• Lovely one-bedroom, one-bathroom Concord Manor condo in Brightwood Park.
• Beautiful hardwood and tile in the entryway, which leads past a fantastic kitchen to the living room.
• Kitchen features warm cherry cabinets, stainless-steel appliances, and granite countertops.
• Washer/dryer closet just off kitchen. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth July 19, 2018 at 10:25 am 0

From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest in reference to a First Degree Sexual Abuse While Armed (Knife) incident which occurred in the 5500 block of 8th Street, NW, on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at approximately 3:15 AM. The subject was captured by a nearby surveillance camera.

Your assistance is appreciated by your community. CCN #18-115-988. Anyone who can identify this individual or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE to 50411.”

WTOP reported:

“It happened shortly after 3 a.m. when a man approached a home and knocked on the door on 8th Street between Kennedy and Longfellow streets.

A woman opened the door, and the man pulled out a knife and forced the woman to the ground outside.”

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