525 Montana Ave, NE. Photos courtesy The Baptisia
“We have just listed an exciting new condo project in Edgewood/Brookland that was designed from the ground up to the Passive House standard which is the highest level of energy efficiency and occupant comfort. The Baptisia was built by local DC developer True Turtle and, if we are successful once tested by third party certifiers, it would be the first market rate Passive House in DC. The green construction details are too numerous to list but you can read about them in depth here. With the addition of solar it will use less energy than it produces annually. It is a totally unique building… one we will see more of in the coming years, but this one is a pioneer for sure.”
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Thanks to a reader for sending yesterday: “Found on cars in Brentwood.”
Thanks to all who reported this horrible crash around 5pm last night:
“Entire street closed at NJ. Helmet and jacket on ground looked to be soaked in blood next to mangled bike. Horrifying. Hoping the victim is OK but I have no idea as to their condition.”
“NJ & R crash is bad. There’s a mangled bike and a garbage truck.”
“Police say the bicyclist was conscious and breathing when officers arrived and was transported to the hospital.
Police say the driver stayed on the scene after the accident.”
Updates when/if more is known on the cyclist’s condition.
“On 3/6/2019, at approximately 12:25 AM, Fifth District Officers responded to the 1500 block of Rhode Island Avenue, NE, for the report of a pedestrian that had been struck by a vehicle. The officers arrived on the scene and located the victim, an adult male, laying in the roadway, unconscious and barely breathing. The victim was rushed to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The striking vehicle did not stay on the scene, and was last seen fleeing westbound on Rhode Island Avenue, NE, from Franklin Street, NE. (more…)
“The Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District is currently investigating a shooting which occurred at about 1:30 AM this morning in the 1300 block of Riggs Street, NW. The victim, an adult male, sustained a single gunshot wound to the right leg and was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.
If you have information regarding this case, to include surveillance or doorbell camera video of that area, please contact the Department’s Command Informatiin Center at 202.727.9099.”
via google maps
“Shooting at 0552 hrs in the 1700 block of Hamlin Street, NE. Lookout for B/M , 5’10”-5’11”, 20-30 years of age, 140 lbs, gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, armed with gun.”
“Police say one person is dead and another has been injured in a double shooting in Northeast D.C.”
Updates when MPD releases their official report.
3523 12th Street, NE
From Steel Plate:
“After an amazing five years at our Steel Plate home, we are saying goodbye this Sunday. It is a bittersweet decision, one that involved many different motivations: families, babies, new ventures and the like. We’ve met some incredible people and have had some truly memorable nights, from NYE countdowns to impromptu dance parties. You all will be missed. (more…)
12th and Jackson Street, NE
From an email:
“Brookland’s Finest’s co-owners John Solomon (Solly) and Tony Tomelden, will host a special salty + bitter happy hour at the bar (menu attached) on Valentine’s Day, February 14th, with salty snacks/desserts, happy hour priced IPAs, and cocktails featuring Campari, Amaro, and bitters.
The menu will be available at the bar all evening, from 4pm – close.
The Salty + Bitter Menu, available for walk-ins at the bar, is below: (more…)
Tax season is upon us! Every year the IRS sponsors VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) sites to combat these pop up preparation services and to help the community. VITA is FREE for taxpayers who make $56,000 or less. Volunteer preparers and reviewers are certified by the IRS.
Columbus Community Legal Services (CUA Law School) will be a VITA site again for this tax season. VITA will be open 9-3:30 every Saturday starting on 2/2/19 until 4/13/19. Unlike other VITA sites, we can address past, present and future financial/tax concerns through our partnership with CUA’s Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic (Customers can schedule a free legal consultation). Additionally, through Catholic Charities Financial Stability Network, Customers are eligible for 12 months of FREE financial coaching.
To schedule an appointment, call 202-319-6788”