“The third district is currently investigating a shooting. A victim has been transported to an area hospital from the 1400 block of Girard St NW with non life threatening gunshot wounds to the leg. Although the victim was found on Girard St, at this time we do not know where the incident actually took place and are continuing to investigate. No crime scene has been located yet.
Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”
A few readers reported last night: “At least one helicopter with search light was circling Capitol Hill/Eastern Market last night, starting at 9:30 PM and lasting well past midnight. Any idea what was going on?”
From MPD around 11:15pm: “STABBING/2000 block of O ST NW/LOF B/M 5’6″, LAST SEEN ON A RED SCOOTER EASTBOUND O ST NW/5269″
1805 Connecticut Ave NW at Florida Ave, NW
“Spotted at the SE corner of Florida and Connecticut- new signage for something called “Assets.” I thought this building had previously been sold. Any clue of what’s coming next? Thanks!” Read More
“$690 / 120ft2 – Twin Bed in Quiet Curtain Room in Adams Morgan (Near DuPont Circle) Read More
1 Dupont Circle, NW
Jonathan writes: “The old Ping Pong Dim Sum on New Hampshire & O has been vacant forever. Looks like finally a change.”
Alas, that placard for a proposed Wahlburgers was posted back in 2016 and the deal fell through in May of 2018.
Up the block coming soon signage did get posted (thanks to Alex for sending) for The Admiral, coming to the old James Hoban’s space. Stay tuned for updates there.
From an email:
“Slapfish, a modern seafood shack in Dupont Circle, will gift free lobster rolls to the first 100 guests through the door beginning at 11am this Friday (Sept. 6) as a “thank you” for a warm welcome to the neighborhood.” Read More
1900 Q Street, NW
The liquor license placard says:
“Applicant requests to expand the Sidewalk Café seating capacity from 38 to 68.”
Rakuya opened here back in July 2016.
Check out their menus here.
This rental is located at 22nd near N Street, NW. The Craigslist ad says:
“$2250 / 1br – 700ft2 – Dupont/West End: 1BR – Near Red, Blue, Orange, Silver Metro Lines (West End/Dupont Circle) Read More
1730 Connecticut Ave, NW
Any fans of this spot?
“The bar at Vintage78” Photo by Rey Lopez
From a press release:
“Vintage78, the new modern Persian restaurant from the proprietors of Georgetown favorite Peacock Cafe, will officially open its doors for dinner service on Wednesday, August 28.
The first of its kind in Washington, Vintage78 (2100 P Street NW) boasts a modern Persian setting and full-service wine and bar program, all in celebration of the flavors of Iran. Read More
1805 18th Street, NW @dannyleedc
Mandu suffered a devastating fire back in July 2017 and in the words of co-owner Chef Danny Lee:
“No words can describe how good it feels to have guests back in our house on 18th St.”
Mandu was a neighborhood gem and one of the truly great spots in town where you knew you were going to have a awesome meal in a chill atmosphere every single time. Fortunately, Anju is fixing to pick right up where Mandu left off. If not even more so. I took an early taste last night and haven’t stopped smiling since. Read More