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by Prince Of Petworth February 15, 2019 at 12:45 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Erin

“Dear PoPville

Just wanted to give readers a heads up about a scam we encountered while driving home on Valentine’s Day. We were stopped at a red light, and the man in the car next to us honked at us several times and signaled to us to roll down our window. I did, and he said my front right tire was “wobblying really bad” and I needed to pull over ASAP. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 5, 2019 at 11:05 am 0


15th and D Street, NE, opened up back in September 2013

Thanks to Emily for sending:

“Wanted to know if they are changing both locations to this new concept, or if the Florida Ave one is staying Far East Taco Grille. (Fingers crossed they keep the Florida Ave location, I love their tacos!)

The folks from Far East Taco tell me: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 30, 2019 at 3:30 pm 0


500 8th Street, SE

Finally word on District Soul Food‘s opening (in the former Banana Cafe space) – February 2nd.

District Soul Food’s website says:

“District Soul Food Restaurant and Lounge will be providing a unique mix of southern cuisine and live entertainment featuring a selection of delicious soul food and signature cocktails. Owners Craig Parkinson CEO, David Roundtree, COO, Christopher Alston, Chris Everette, and Eddie Reynolds are excited to bring District Soul Food Restaurant to the heart of barracks row in Capitol Hill. Executive Chef John Fearrington (La Residence, True Flavors Southern Diner) will bring a menu strongly influenced by Southern flavors. Our Sweet potato pound cake will be one of the items that is sure to have customers coming back time and time again. District Soul Food Restaurant and Lounge will operate as a restaurant, Cigar Lounge, accompanied with a food truck and catering services for special events. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 29, 2019 at 11:15 am 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division announced an arrest has been made in reference to a Kidnapping offense that occurred on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, in the 1300 block of Constitution Avenue, Northeast.

At approximately 11:33 pm, two suspects approached the victim, inside of a residence, at the listed location. The suspects restrained the victim and assaulted him. The suspects took property from the victim and fled the scene.

On Monday, January 28, 2019, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 19-year-old Fatima Kabia, of Northeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Kidnapping.

This case remains under investigation.”

by Prince Of Petworth January 26, 2019 at 2:45 pm 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“First District units are currently on the scene of an Armed Carjacking that occurred shortly after midnight in the 600 block of C Street SE. It appears that 3 male subjects wearing masks, At least one of them displaying a gun, took a Gold Jeep Liberty with DC tags and fled the location in it.. There were no injuries to the victim.

If you have any information relating to this event, or any other criminal event that has occurred please call 202-727-9099 or contact me directly at [email protected]

by Prince Of Petworth January 25, 2019 at 1:15 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

I just read Capitol Hill Corner‘s report Saturday Flea Market Surrenders License to Operate on 300 Block of 7th Street:

“Thursday afternoon, Barry Margeson, Eastern Market Manager, announced that the Department of General Services (DGS) license allowing the Saturday flea market to occupy the 300 block of 7th Street on Saturdays had expired on December 1, 2018 and “is terminated.” The message stated, “On February 7, 2019, DGS will advertise a Request for Proposals (RFP) for management of the 300 block of 7th Street on Saturdays.”

It seems to say that Eastern Market flea market will be only operating on Sundays from now on…

I hope the word gets out so that the community can find a way to keep it open!”

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