Washington, DC

If you have a photo of a neat find from your house or place of work please send an email to princeofpetworth(at)gmail.com thanks. Please let me know where/what neighborhood you found it in too. Thanks.

Thanks to Scott for sending this awesomeness:

“Here’s a milk bottle I found last weekend when I squeezed into my ridiculously tight crawlspace to repair some holes. Shimmying my way out I passed by this sticking out of the dirt. From what I found, H.L. Alden was a milk dealer in the 1910’s-20’s based out of 211 10th St. SW. Read More

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1518 Benning Road, NE

Thanks to Noah and Walter for sending from CNN:

“Modell’s Sporting Goods filed for bankruptcy Wednesday and will close all of its 153 stores in the northeast.”

On Tuesday we reported that the one in Hechinger mall would be closing but this means that the one in Columbia Heights’ DC USA will also be closing. Updates when we learn what becomes of the spaces.

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via google maps

From MPD (and thanks to all who messaged us):

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Saturday, February 15, 2020, in the 100 block of N Street, Northwest.

At approximately 5:59 pm, members of the Third District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to a local hospital. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 34 year-old Eugene Isaac, Jr., of no fixed address. Read More

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via google maps

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Saturday, January 11, 2020, in the 700 block of 24th Street, Northeast.

At approximately 8:03 pm, members of the Fifth District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a male, inside of a vehicle, suffering from gunshot wounds. Read More

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From MPD:

5D Robbery Snatch of a 9 year old

On October 30, 2019 at approximately 3:30 PM a 9 year old girl and a 10 year old girl were walking home from school in the area of the 900 block of 22nd Street NE. The 9 year old borrowed the 10 year old’s cell phone to call her mother as they were walking. As they were walking they encountered a group of juvenile males, one of which grabbed the phone from the 9 year old. The group fled on foot towards the 1900 block of I Street NE. Neither of the girls were injured.

This case is being investigated by members of the Fifth District Detectives Office. Anyone with information is asked to call (202)727-9099.”

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via google maps

From MPD:

“On 8/13/2019, at approximately 8:57 PM, Fifth District units responded to the 1500 block of Benning Road, NE, for the report of the sound of gunshots in the area. Officers began a canvass of the area and were able to locate an adult male and female victim. The complainant’s reported that they were walking at the location when they were approached by 3-4 suspects. The suspects then struck the male victim in the face, and shot the female victim in the lower leg. Read More

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