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by Prince Of Petworth February 9, 2018 at 2:15 pm 0

“I accidentally left the keys to my car in the car door last Friday evening and someone stole my car (Corner and 3rd and T St NE). I caught it on my security camera, and from the footage it looks like my neighbor stole my car! I filed a police report and provided the footage to the police, but they don’t seem to care about the video. What good is the security footage if the police won’t act on it?? Seems like a waste of money since the city paid me $400 for system. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 31, 2018 at 10:22 pm 0


1707 North Capitol Street, NE

WorkaFrolic’s website says:

“Workafrolic is a unique space in Washington DC that fosters productivity, creativity, and community for parents and kids alike.

Workafrolic is built with working parents in mind, bringing the flexibility of traditional coworking spaces to child care and self-care, making it all a little easier – and more enjoyable!

Workafrolic offers workspace, playspace, child care, and classes. With flexible services and prices, there is something for everyone.”

Hours will be:

Weekdays 8am – 7pm

Weekends 10am – 7pm

Stay tuned for an opening date.


North Cap between R and Randolph

by Prince Of Petworth January 25, 2018 at 4:00 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

I am trying to find witnesses to an incident from Dec. 11, 2015, at about 8:20 a.m. when a dump truck struck a pedestrian in the crosswalk at the intersection of Eckington Pl. and Q St. NE, right by the Gale Apartments. The pedestrian, a nice young lady who lived nearby, was seriously hurt and spent over a year recovering. A number of people came to help her, including someone named Shelly and someone named Natalie, but she was in no state to get their full names or contact information, which we would like to try and find. I was hoping one of your readers might have seen the incident or the aftermath and would be willing to get in touch to help her out. I am attaching a photograph of the scene in case it helps. I can be emailed at [email protected] if anyone has any information.”

by Prince Of Petworth December 19, 2017 at 9:55 am 0

From MPD (sent 11:45pm Monday night):

“Members of the 5th District responded to the 425 Rhode Island Avenue NE for reported sounds of gun shots. Upon arrival Officer contacted 6 victims who advised officers that a man displayed  a weapon at them and shot several rounds towards their location.  The victims further reported that the suspect approached them again and apologized for shooting at the victims over mistaken identity. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 8, 2017 at 2:05 pm 0

This rental is located in Eckington. The Craigslist ad says:

“$2450 / 2br – 2.5 Bed / 1.5 Bath + Garage in Eckington

2 Bed + den / 1.5 bath in the heart of Eckington, available January 1, 2018. Covered garage available.

Apartment Highlights:
– Large south-facing windows
– Fenced-in backyard with garden
– Updated kitchen
– Covered front porch
– Washer/Dryer
– Jacuzzi bath tub
– Unfurnished
– Spacious living room, kitchen & sunroom with 1/2 bath on first floor
– Full bathroom, two bedrooms and a den on the second floor
– Covered garage available for additional $100/month

Eckington Neighborhood Highlights: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 1, 2017 at 1:45 pm 0


via MPD

From MPD:

“Detectives with the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fifth District seek the public’s assistance in identifying two persons of interest in reference to a Robbery (Force and Violence) offense which occurred on the Metropolitan Branch Trail (MBT) at Mile Number 1.4 – S Street, Northeast, on Monday, October 30, 2017.

At approximately 9:38 am, the victim was walking northbound at the listed location, when two suspects approached him from behind. One of the suspects began to physically assault the victim while the second suspect went through his pockets. The suspects then fled the scene with the victim’s property.

A nearby surveillance camera captured two persons of interest in this case. They can be seen in the photos above.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.”

by Prince Of Petworth October 31, 2017 at 11:15 am 0

Second Annual Chili Challenge:

“North Capitol Main Street is excited to announce our second annual Chili Challenge featuring chili entries from eight of our local restaurants!! It will be a good time to be had by all! Warm apple cider, DC Brau, games for the kids and friendly competition for the adults. If you make a mean cornbread enter the cornbread challenge by emailing us at [email protected] and if you think you can handle the heat come prepared to compete in our hot pepper eating contest.

Moon Bounce + Games + Hot Pepper Eating Contest + DJ + Hotdogs + Chili + Cornbread + Beer + Wine

Let’s get ready to RUMBLE!!! Don’t miss out on a friendly competition thanks to our amazing local bars and restaurants: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 23, 2017 at 9:55 am 0


via google maps

From MPD Saturday:

“Officers responded to 151 T St NE for the sounds of gunshots. A lookout was broadcast Falcon 1( MPD helicopter) responded to the scene and voiced a location for a suspect. After a brief foot pursuit, the suspect was stopped in the unit block of T St NW. The suspect was found to be in possession of a fireman without a license with altered ID marks and unregistered ammunition. Additionally, the suspect resisted Officers throughout the arrest process.

The suspect was placed under arrest for Carrying a Pistol Without a License, unregistered ammunition, altering ID marks of a weapon, and resisting arrest. The suspect is a juvenile.”

by Prince Of Petworth October 2, 2017 at 2:00 pm 0

This rental is located at 1845 North Capitol Street, NE. The Craigslist ad says:

“$2600 / 2br – 950ft2 – Beautiful, light-filled 2BR in Victorian Corner Unit

950 sqft; 2 BR/1 BA; elevated 1st floor of beautiful Victorian corner unit with turret and bay; large windows in all rooms let in tons of light; open floor plan; exposed brick; entire building features top-rate soundproofed floors and ceilings; low-e windows with security glass. Top-notch finishes and amenities, including hardwood floors; Italian tiles; central HVAC; island kitchen with granite counter tops; stainless steel appliances; full-size LG washer & dryer; decorative fireplace; recessed lights; top-down/bottom-up cellular shades; modern ceiling fans & light fixtures. . . (more…)

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