Washington, DC

From a press release:

“Virgin Hyperloop One (VHO) will zoom into Washington D.C. on Wednesday, stopping outside the United States Capitol with its XP-1 test pod as part of its national road show to introduce the promise of hyperloop technology to people across the United States, and give them the chance to see it up close.

Members of the United States House and Senate will be in attendance and will speak on the future of hyperloop technology in the United States at 8:00am ET.

LOCATION: Below the West Front of the United States Capitol Building Maryland Ave, SW



Photo by Max

Max writes at 1:01pm “What’s going on??”

From Metro Transit Police:

“Confirmed stabbing. Police, medics o/s.

Capitol South Station: MTPD, MPD, USCP & DC EMS o/s responding to a confirmed stabbing. Details will follow. The station is CLOSED at this time. Trains on Blue/Orange/Silver are bypassing the station. Use Federal Center SW or Eastern Market as alternates.”

From MPD: “Stabbing Investigation in the 300 block of 1st St SE. Lookout for B/F, 14 yrs of age, 100 lbs., short dreadlocks, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and khaki pants”

Update from Metro Transit Police: “Capitol South Update: DC Metropolitan Police will be the lead agency for this incident. Please follow @DCPoliceDept for updates. Also, please be advised that Capitol South Station is likely to remain closed for some time to come. Use Eastern Market or Federal Center SW.”


A reader reported around 10:45pm:

“MPD officer I spoke with said there was a carjacking on H St that resulted in a police pursuit and ended with a crash in the 600 block of NC Ave. The suspect then got out, was pursued on foot and apprehended in the general vicinity of Bullfrog Bagels (per the pic… sorry I couldn’t get closer). All roads in the triangle between C, NC and 7th are taped off at the moment and detectives are wandering around Eastern Market looking for something.”

From MPD:

“On October 7, 2019, and shortly after 9:30 pm, 1D units received a call for a carjacking in front of 721 H St, NE. Read More


1101 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE “Emilie’s bar & lounge area”

From a press release:

“We are pleased to announce that critically-acclaimed chef Kevin Tien’s new restaurant, Emilie’s, is set to open on October 10, 2019.

“We’re really excited to bring something new to Capitol Hill, where Chef Kevin Tien and his team may share their passion and talent with the community on a larger scale,” said co-owner Sam Shoja.

The menu at Emilie’s will focus on seasonally-inspired and local ingredients and will feature large, family-style plates and smaller a la carte menu choices. In addition, diners may select from composed plates that will circulate the room on carts. Read More


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