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“Dear PoPville,

I knew they had been installed, but others didn’t because twice today, cars almost slammed into my driver’s side, trying to get over at the last second and avoid running into these.

Why on earth would DDOT install these pedestrian corrals(?) in the middle of a lane on a busy thoroughfare like 9th Street?

Steeb sums it up succinctly: Read More


via google maps

“Dear PoPville,

Wednesday night (10/19) around 6pm, I was stopped by a 6’2” muscular man wearing a blue baseball hat, blue long sleeve shirt, jeans, and a dark puffer vest on the corner of 21st & L Street NW. I had my head buried in my phone when he asked me where to find Peet’s coffee. I told him to try For Five Coffee Roasters.

He told me he just moved to DC from NYC. He kept the focus of the conversation on coffee but was clearly trying to hit on me. He told me that he’s here to take girls like me to coffee. His body language was predator-like: he kept getting closer to me even as I backed away, and when I started to walk away, he stuck out his hand and told me his name. I shook his hand. This was my mistake. He immediately pulled me in and pushed his face against mine. I pushed him away and told him to get off. My mind went blank. Read More


photo by Pablo Raw

From the National Gallery of Art:

“The National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Rink will reopen for the season on Saturday, November 26, and remain open through March 5, 2023, weather permitting. The ice rink is located on the National Mall between 7th and 9th Streets along Constitution Avenue NW.

Managed by Guest Services Inc., the Sculpture Garden Ice Rink invites visitors to skate surrounded by national museums as well as large-scale sculptures by modern and contemporary artists including Louise Bourgeois, Alexander Calder, Tony Smith, Roy Lichtenstein, and Roxy Paine.

Ice Rink Hours and Fees Read More


From Snallygaster:

“We’re excited to announce the official Snallygaster beer list for 2022! Our beer team has once again outdone itself in procuring 403 unique and delicious brews from 178 of the very finest breweries around. Click here to download the full, sortable beer list now and start planning for this Saturday! Read More


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