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by Prince Of Petworth February 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm 0


via google maps

From MPD around 5am:

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting that occurred in the 1800 block of 7th Street, NW. The victim has been transported to a local hospital with a non life threathing injury. The lookout for the suspect is a black male wearing a ski mask and dark clothing. Should anyone have any information that can assist the investigation please call our Command Inforamtion Center at 202-727-9099 or text a tip to 50411.”


via google maps

From MPD:

“Members of 5D responded to a call for service for a shooting at 8th & Monroe St NE as well as a Man with a Knife. When units arrived on the scene they found a 19 y/o male suffering from a single gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim reports that he was shot in reference to a robbery. However, MPD is investigating additional information.

RPT DATE
February 18, 2018 11:02 AM

OFFENSE
Assault with intent to Kill (AWIK)

LOCATION: 3409 9th ST NE”

Update from a reader:

“Our car just happened to be in the line of fire at the Brookland shooting. 3 bullet holes and 2 windows gone.”

by Prince Of Petworth February 7, 2018 at 11:00 am 0


2701 12th Street, NE at Evarts courtesy Calabash

Ed. Note: Same block as Salumeria 2703 and Menomale.

From a press release:

“Calabash Tea & Tonic, DC’s award-winning teahouse, is set to open a second location in the Brookland neighborhood this spring. The 900 square foot Brookland shop is located at 2701 12th Street NE and will feature a large outdoor patio curated with medicinal plants and culinary herbs. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 30, 2018 at 1:55 pm 0

This unit is located at 12th and Girard Street, NE. The Craigslist ad says:

“$2000 / 2br – Beautiful 2br/1ba condo in Brookland

Beautiful 2br/1ba unit in the heart of Brookland available beginning Feb. 15 (flexible). New hardwood floors and appliances plus ample storage space. Unit is on the first floor of a small building with nice neighbors and easy street parking.

Condo includes two light-filled bedrooms, one large and one small, each with large closets. Apartment is unfurnished but some of the furniture in the photos will be for sale (including the day bed, kitchen cart, and lamps) and could stay with the unit.

Neighborhood: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 24, 2018 at 11:25 am 0


3522 12th Street, NE courtesy District Space

From an email:

“You’re invited to Cured DC’s exclusive pop-up event, Salty Beast. Chris Johnson and Chef James Brosch are back making handcrafted, artisanal old world charcuterie! Enjoy a five-course meal family-style including dessert and cash bar at District Space, in two seatings at 6pm and 8:30pm in Brookland. Reservations are required. Limited open seating at the bar. Tickets available here.


courtesy District Space

Come have charcuterie the way it was meant to be! Menu includes Fegatini Toscani crostini, house-made Spanish chorizo, and full charcuterie platters featuring bresoala (beef), coppa, and duck prosciutto with assorted Italian cheeses. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 22, 2018 at 10:02 pm 0

An unfortunate find from Erich in Brookland:

“In a dumpster. Pretty sure that’s St. Francis of Assisi, after whom the current pope is named.”

by Prince Of Petworth January 2, 2018 at 10:25 am 0


3301-3305 12th Street, NE at Kearny via Masala Story

Masala Story tweeted the good news over the weekend:

“First of all we thank everyone for the support/patience and the time you all have waited to see this sign glow. We are excited to announce that we will be open for business Starting tomorrow Dec 31st 2017.”

Ed. Note: This was the once planned for location of a 2nd Indigo location. The early word on the Brookland Listserve is very good!

by Prince Of Petworth December 20, 2017 at 3:15 pm 0


10th and Franklin St, NE

From a press release:

“Captain Cookie and the Milk Man, DC’s beloved cookie shop, is unveiling its second brick and mortar location. Captain Cookie – Brookland is now open in the Tastemakers building at 2800 10th St NE in DC! The cookie crew invites the public and the press to join its grand opening celebration on Wednesday, December 20th!

This cookie counter is one of eight stores to be featured in Tastemakers, a new communal kitchen and gourmet food hall with its own bar and a show kitchen for cooking classes. Construction is underway on the remaining stores, which will open on a rolling basis throughout early 2018. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 16, 2017 at 5:04 pm 0

Getting lots of messages:

“Looks like a big fire by Trinity Washington University area. Any word?”

“Something on fire near North Capitol and Michigan.”

Updates when more is known.

Update: Looks like a row house fire:

by Prince Of Petworth December 14, 2017 at 11:55 am 0

This house is located at 2806 5th Street, NE. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Rare, sun drenched end unit in Brookland w/ attached garage & 3 car driveway. Walking distance to Trinity & Catholic University, Brookland Metro, restaurants & VA Medical Center. Home has been well maintained featuring hardwood floors, large bedrooms (potential for 3rd) newer HVAC, boiler, hot water heater, newer windows & plumbing. Great investment potential or as primary residence. Sold AS IS!”

You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/1.5 bath is going for $580,000.

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