Thanks to Tammy for passing on from NBC Washington:
“A 94-year-old woman is recovering after someone attacked her and took her purse in D.C.’s Cleveland Park neighborhood Monday night. [2900 block of Porter Street NW, 11:15pm]
The woman says she walked to an Exxon gas station nearby to ask for help, but an employee there turned her away.”
What. The. Hell.
3505 Connecticut Ave, NW
The small format Targets have soft opened (with great fanfare and ribbon cuttings last night) in Cleveland Park and Shepherd Park. I stopped by Cleveland Park’s and like a moth to a flame I was guided to the glowing glory that is Target.
So basically you go down the escalators and to the right is a grocery:
And there is milk, oh yes, there is milk: (more…)
Photo by PoPville flickr user Victoria Pickering
From the Cleveland Park Listserv:
“And sitting next to me on the bus, with his arms loaded with Rhodos. I wish we could chip in and get this guy a patch at the local community garden, anyone? It’s sad. He obviously likes plants and needs a better way of making a living.”
Photo by PoPville flickr user Bekah Richards
Update from MPD:
“I am pleased to announce that we made two arrests in reference to the two robberies and the two attempt robberies (and a theft from a CVS) that occurred yesterday. I don’t yet have all the information, but the arrests close the following:
Robbery (snatch) 3620 Connecticut Ave NW 3/19/2019
Robbery (attempt) 3859 Gramercy Street NW 3/19/2019
Robbery (snatch) 4001 Brandywine Street NW 3/19/2019
Robbery ( attempt) 3801 Connecticut Ave NW 3/19/2019
Theft II 3327 Connecticut Ave NW 3/19/2019”
“The Metropolitan Police Department Second District is currently investigating a series of robberies that occurred on yesterday evening, Tuesday, March 19, 2019 between 5pm and 6pm:
4000 block of Brandywine Street, NW CCN: 19-046-543 (Open Case) (more…)
From the fine folks at Nanny’s:
“Please join us this Sunday, March 17, for an extravagant day of fun and festivities celebrating St. Paddy’s!!!
Doors open at 10am, with a special Paddy’s Day food menu from open until 11pm. We will have live music beginning at noon with the great Conor Malone, followed by Jonny Grave and Arthur Rosales. (more…)
3420 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Starbucks, Cereal Bowl, Chipotle – can pizza break the curse? We’re gonna find out. (more…)
The Target in Columbia Heights is a constant struggle. It takes the upmost in mental fortitude to survive a seemingly quick trip.
I visited around 1:30p today for some dryer sheets and saw something that was ridiculous albeit not surprising. (more…)
Thanks to William for sending from Cleveland Park.
It had been 7 days since our last stolen wheels report.
3323 Connecticut Avenue, NW via loopnet
Whoa. By now we all know about the Target opening up April 7th in the old Petco space. Turns out that location will include a CVS pharmacy according to Urban Turf. In a discussion about this on the Cleveland Park listserv, one member posted this listing from Loopnet: (more…)