Washington, DC


1800 M Street, NW

“Dear PoPville,

Just wanted to let you know there was some crazy shit going down at 18th and M, NW last night. People within the 1800M building received the following message.

Then the DC Fire Department told everyone to enter the building emergency shelters. Fire trucks were blocking off M St. We thought we’d be in for a long night.

Luckily, 10 minutes later we were given the all clear.

Lo and behold. This morning we find out the following from our courageous news team at Fox 5:

“All clear, sounds like someone may have pooped in the elevator.” Read More

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F Street, NW between 11th and 10th

Full police report from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch and Internal Affairs Division are investigating a homicide and a police involved shooting that occurred on Thursday, February 13, 2020, in the 700 block of 8th Street, Northwest.

At approximately 5:08 pm, uniformed members of the First District were on patrol in the area and heard the sounds of gunshots. They located an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and observed a suspect fleeing the scene. Officers pursued the suspect into the 700 block of 10th Street, Northwest, where there was an exchange of gunfire between the suspect and the officers. The suspect was apprehended in the area of 11th and H Streets, Northwest. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the suspect and victim to local hospitals for treatment. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead. The suspect was treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

The decedent has been identified as 29 year-old Terence Dantzler, of no fixed address. Read More

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1829 M Street, NW

Ed. Note: This space was most recently home to Flipside Filipino restaurant which closed in January.

Thanks to the folks at Cafe Mia for letting us know they’ve opened and sharing their Menu (PDF) with us. “Our specialty is Peruvian style rotisserie chicken but we serve other great items as well.” They also have a Bacon, Egg and Cheese Sandwich served on brioche for $6 :)

Peek inside: Read More

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Bike lockers at Eastern Market

“Dear PoPville,

I’m looking for some advice regarding safe, indoor overnight bicycle parking in DC. I carpool into work and keep my bike in the office to ride around during the day, but I was recently told I couldn’t store it overnight there any longer.

Are there any safe, indoor spaces to park a bike overnight and on weekends in DC? Preferably close to the downtown area if possible.

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