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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…)

by Prince Of Petworth September 26, 2017 at 12:30 pm 0


via google maps

“Dear PoPville,

A woman was physically attacked on 2nd St. between T St and Seaton Place NE across the street from McKinley. The assault took place around 11:30 PM EST Saturday night, one block from the victims’ home. She was walking from T St towards Seaton when a group of girls came running from behind and forcefully pushed her to the ground.

Although they were girls, this was no child’s play. The group of around 7 girls pushed the victim down on the sidewalk, and repeatedly kicked and punched her in the face and body. There was no provocation prior to the incident whatsoever, no words were spoken, no name calling. They just came running full speed behind and pushed her down and started attacking. They did NOT ask for money, however, they did grab her cell phone after it fell out of her pocket during the assault. A police report has been filed. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 4, 2017 at 2:00 pm 0

This rental is located at 230 Rhode Island Ave, NE. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1881 / 1br – 3rd & Rhode | Newly Renovated | Historic

This gorgeous community is located on the southeast corner of Rhode Island Ave. NE and 3rd Street. 3rd and Rhode is a historic building with a dramatic renovation that honors the architectural elegance of the building, while modernizing its interiors. As we finalize our renovation, we are offering amazing move-in specials.

UTILITIES COVERED:
-Water, Trash, Sewer
-Residents are responsible for: cooking gas, electricity, and cable/internet

APARTMENT FEATURES: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 2, 2017 at 10:55 am 0

Thanks to James for sending this beautiful beast from Eckington.

If you spot a hawk or any other bird of prey or any interesting wildlife around town, lunching or otherwise, and get a good photo please send in an email where you spotted it to [email protected] and I’ll add it to the queue. Hawks around Town is made possible by a generous grant from the Ben and Sylvia Gardner foundation.

by Prince Of Petworth June 21, 2017 at 10:22 pm 0

Thanks to Lauren for sending:

“Coming soon signs for Qualia have been up for at least a few weeks at Harry Thomas Way and Eckington Place NE (bottom of the Gale apt. complex).”

The owner of Qualia tells me that while construction has been completed they are still working on the permitting process. Stay tuned for an opening date in the near(ish) future!

Qualia‘s original Petworth shop is located at 3917 Georgia Ave, NW.

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