via google maps
“MPD units were advised of a victim that walked into the hospital and then reported being shot in the area of 500 G Street NW. The Victim advised that after leaving a nearby bar, he became involved in an argument with other persons that had been in the same bar. The verbal argument turned physical and the victim states that one of the males then shot him in the hip. (more…)
6th and G Street, NW
” Metro today announced that it is offering its downtown DC headquarters site – home to the Jackson Graham Building – for development under a long-term ground lease. The offering is extremely rare in the DC real estate market, both in terms of location and size and represents a prime opportunity to re-develop the site for future high-density office, residential, hotel or mixed-use development. The 1.1-acre (48,401 square foot) site spans an entire city block and is located in the heart of the city’s Gallery Place retail and entertainment district, across the street from the Capital One Arena and the National Building Museum, and within a one-block walk to Gallery Place and Judiciary Square stations, providing convenient access to the Red, Green, and Yellow lines.
Renderings by Perkins & Hill via WMATA
Because Metro would retain ownership of the property under a long-term lease, any development would have the potential to generate sustained revenue for Metro to support bus and rail operations, help keep fares affordable, and contribute to the transit agency’s long-term financial stability. (more…)
736 6th Street, NW
I told you the lunch options keep getting better and better in Chinatown! Outdoor seating coming too for Little Sesame:
“A restaurant that will serve hummus bowls, pita sandwiches and salatim.The licensee is requesting a Sidewalk Café with seating for 8 patrons. Interior seating for 9, with a Total Occupancy Load of 14.”
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Saturday, March 23, 2019 in the 1200 block of Brentwood Road, Northeast.
At approximately 10:26 pm, members of the Fifth District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, in the 1300 block of Saratoga Avenue, Northeast. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 23-year-old Rafiq Hawkins, of Northeast, DC. (more…)
601 F Street, NW
Thanks to Bob for sending from NBC Sports:
“While The Greene Turtle will close April 9, the Shell Raiser Lounge will re-open in its place for all Wizards and Capitals postseason games.”
The Washington Business Journal asks: “Monumental buys out Greene Turtle’s lease. Could sports betting be far behind?”
So many emotions. I waver from indifference to not giving a tinker’s damn. Let’s flashback to 2009 when we judged the Greene Turtle when there were far fewer options in the neighborhood. A sampling: (more…)
courtesy Bar Deco
From a press release:
“Taco, burrito, what’s comin’ out of that window? Well, at Walk Up & Taco, Bar Deco’s take-out taco window launching Friday, March 8, exactly that. Whether guests are in need of a quick, non-sad desk lunch or a late night eats option that is more enticing than a long wait in line at Jumbo slice, Walk Up & Taco has a menu of scratch-made specialty tacos and burritos that delivers.
Guests will enter Bar Deco’s first floor to find the taco window/glimmering beacon of burritos straight ahead. During daytime hours, guests will place orders through the host and pick up their order at the window while late night visitors will place orders and pick up directly at the window. The menu builds on Bar Deco’s beloved taco offerings with new specialty tacos and burritos (including a Big Mac burrito) added. Guests can also grab a requisite side of chips and guacamole and beverages including Mexican Coke, Mexican Sprite, and a selection of cult-favorite Mexican soda, Jarritos, to round out their meal.
Walk Up & Taco is open seven days a week from 11:30 AM to last call.
Walk Up & Taco Menu (more…)
705 6th Street, NW
Ouch. Thanks to Alex for sending last night.
If anyone works nearby, please let us know if they’ve reopened!
Update from Daikaya:
“On Thursday, February 14th we were notified regarding various issues at Daikaya by the DOH. We took immediate action investigating and correcting all issues brought to our attention the same day we received the report from the DOH but were not able to schedule the re-inspection the same day. We were able to schedule the re-inspection with the DOH this morning, Daikaya passed the re-inspection, and we were able to reopen for lunch today. The safety of our guests is our absolute priority, and to ensure their safety and trust, we have proactively put procedures in place to prevent any further issues moving forward. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused our guests, and look forward to providing the same enjoyable service and positive experiences our guests have grown to love at Daikaya.”