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by Prince Of Petworth June 19, 2018 at 3:15 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

I live in a new apartment building in Brookland/Edgewood. Recently a building nearby installed some crazy bright flood lights on their roof. It’s ridiculous how bright they are. They turn on and off, and shine into our apartment. It’s very annoying.

I found the building on Google Maps, and called the management company, who brushed me off and said it wasn’t them and it was the building next door. I thought maybe I got it wrong, and confirmed the address again, and verified that I had the correct one. When I tried to call back, they stopped picking up their phone. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 19, 2018 at 1:55 pm 0

This rental is located at 7th and Quincy Street, NE. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1700 / 1br – 820ft2 – Large, Bright 1 BR + Den Brookland – CUA Metro

3904 7th St NE, Washington, DC 20017
$1,700/mo

KEY FEATURES
Year Built: 1934
Sq Footage: 820 sqft.
Bedrooms: 1 Bed
Bathrooms: 1 Bath
Parking: 1 Off street
Lease Duration: 1 Year (See Details Below)
Deposit: $1,700
Pets Policy: No Pets Allowed
Laundry: In Unit
Floor: 1
Property Type: Apartment

DESCRIPTION (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 8, 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: 1523 Newton Street, NE

Legal Subdivision: Brookland
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Brookland
Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 4.5 Parking: Street Ownership: Fee Simple
Original List Price: $985,000. List Price at Contract: $985,000.
List Date: 4/24/2018 Days on Market: 7
Settled Sales Price: $1,010,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 5/31/2018
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

At this half way point in 2018, there have been a total of three seven figure sales (and one at $999,900.) in Brookland so far this year. One was across the street from the subject property, on the same block, and the other one block over on the 1400 block of Otis. There are also currently two pending sales nearby that are listed over $1,000,000. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 3, 2018 at 9:35 am 0

From MPD:

“5D is currently investigating the following shootings that took place on Sunday, June 3, 2018:

1. 3500 block of 10th St., NE at 12:33 a.m. The victim was approached by two suspects who demanded the victim’s property at gunpoint. After obtaining the victim’s property, one of the suspects shot the victim in the leg and arm. The victim transported themselves to an area hospital for treatment.

2. 1400 block of W St., NE at 1:44 a.m. The victim was approached by the suspect who demanded the victim’s property at gunpoint. When the victim ran, the suspect shot the victim in the lower extremities. The victim transported themselves to an area hospital for treatment.

3. Unit block of Q St., NW at 2:44 a.m. The victim was walking in the block when he was approached by two suspects. The suspects began to shoot at the victim, striking the victim in the leg. The victim transported themselves to an area hospital for treatment.

Anyone who may have information pertaining to these offenses is asked to call 202-727-9099, or may send a text message to 50411.”

by Prince Of Petworth May 24, 2018 at 9:45 am 0


via google map

Update from MPD: “Good morning, the below offense occurred in the 3100 block of 12th Street, NE.”

From MPD:

“Members of the Fifth District are currently investigating a shooting that took place in the 1200 block of Franklin Street, NE during the early morning hours of May 24th. Officers were summoned to the area for the sound of gunshots and, upon arrival, located an individual suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact MPD at 202-727-9099 or text information to 50411.”

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


3000 12th Street, NE via Primrose DC

From an email:

Primrose has just launched Weekend Lunch, offered every Saturday and Sunday from 11am – 2pm, in the restaurant or on their newly opened patio.


courtesy Primrose

Primrose Weekend Lunch Menu (PDF)

Guests can enjoy French classics like Croque Monsieur with black forest ham, béchamel and gruyere or Soupe à l’Oignon Gratinée as well as well as breakfast favorites including Parfait au Yogourt with honey, berries and toasted oats and French Toast topped with strawberries, basil and a drizzle of maple syrup. To wash down the French fare, Sebastian Zutant, co-founder and certified sommelier, curates a robust wine list including a shareable rosé by the liter: J. Mourat Noir Blend rosé ($44). Guests can opt for signature cocktails or non-alcoholic beverages including a selection of teas, as well as espresso and Americano.”

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

“Lee Montessori Families Rummage Sale and Community Day

Lee Montessori Public Charter School
3025 4th St. NE
Saturday 10 AM – 2 PM

Please join Lee Families for our 1st Annual Rummage Sale and Community Day, running concurrent with the Great Brookland Yard Sale! Hundreds of toys, clothes, books, appliances, housewares, baby supplies, furniture and more to choose from.

Food Trucks! Face Painting! Bounce House!

All proceeds benefit the Lee Montessori PCS Family Teacher Association.

Our FTA sustains our food and clothing closets, has hosted tons of social events, launched a race and equity initiative, funded our teacher appreciation week, built a playground, hosted chickens, and is now supporting school efforts to create a second campus in Ward 7 or 8, and expand to the first in the nation public charter Montessori middle/high school.”

by Prince Of Petworth May 1, 2018 at 12:05 pm 0

This house is located at 1008 Shepherd St, NE. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Stunning Brookland bungalow with must-see redesigned kitchen. 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. Cook and eat surrounded by reclaimed walnut counters, intricate tile work, brick accents, built-ins galore in a stunning addition with massive windows overlooking private yard. Finished basement doubles as in-law suite with abundant storage. Walk to Metro, 12th Street restaurants, and more. open Sunday 1-4”

You can see a virtual tour here.

This 4 bed/3 bath is going for $819,000.

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

This rental is located at 1511 Franklin St, NE. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1150 / 1br – Spacious 1 Bedroom at The Franklin Ready for Move-in!

The Franklin is a restored 54 unit apartment building offering updated kitchens and spacious floor plans.
Address: 1511 Franklin St, NE Washington, DC 20018

*Limited time offer: Lease for 12 months and get half off 1st months’ rent!*

Apartment Features (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth April 27, 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: 221 Douglas Street, NE
Legal Subdivision: Brookland
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Brookland
Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2.5 Parking: Faces rear, Paved Driveway Ownership: Fee Simple
Original List Price: $639,000. List Price at Contract: $639,000.
List Date: 3/22/2018 Days on Market: 5
Settled Sales Price: $670,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 4/20/2018
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

East of Bloomingdale, north of Eckington, and at the west edge of Brookland, the Edgewood neighborhood in near NE DC is often overlooked by buyers whose searches are heavily concentrated just a few blocks west. Separated geographically from Bloomingdale by Glenwood Cemetery and North Capitol Street, houses and condos in Edgewood are relatively close to two red line Metro stations, and contiguous commercial development. (more…)

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