Washington, DC


rendering for 2000 Pennsylvania Ave, NW

From a press release:

“Westbrook Partners, MRP Realty, and CANA Development are thrilled to announce the forthcoming debut of Western Market (2000 Pennsylvania Avenue NW) later this summer. Western Market’s modern marketplace will be a one-stop shop for Washingtonians including more than a dozen of the city’s favorite food and beverage vendors all in one place. Today, five more options were announced, Read More

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Photo by Erin

From the Kennedy Center:

“The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the nation’s performing arts center as designated by Congress, today announced plans for its much-anticipated 50th Anniversary season, slated to begin in September 2021 with a grand reopening of its stages and campus and culminate in September 2022 with a fresh interpretation of the seminal work that opened the Center in 1971, Leonard Bernstein’s MASS. In addition to a celebratory reactivation of the Kennedy Center’s campus in mid-September, including an opening concert curated and hosted by Michael Tilson Thomas, the Center will unveil two immersive, interactive exhibits, and a new life-sized statue of John F. Kennedy on the grounds of the REACH. Read More

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Photos and words by @Pharipedia. Phari is one of my favorite photographers who contributes to our Instagram. He’s volunteered to share a bit more with us from his adventures around town. Phari lives on Capitol Hill.

“Originally founded in 1858 by C. A. Snow, the publisher of the National Intelligencer (DC’s first newspaper which ran from 1800 to 1870), Snow’s Court is one of the original alley dwellings in the district. In its earlier years, the alley was home to Irish immigrants, wounded Union soliders, and freed African-Americans who moved to DC at the end of the Civil War. Today, these renovated rowhouses are a reminder of DC’s rich history. The alley is located between 25th and 26th Streets NW, south of K St. NW, near GWU.”

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3rd and Massachusetts Ave, NW

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About those helicopters everyone started reporting around 7:30pm Saturday night, Alan Henney reported: “CRASH, BAILOUT and MANHUNT— i/a/o 2nd St and Massachusetts Ave NW-DC. Both Eagle and Falcon assisting after the suspect bailed from a carjacked auto that wrecked.”


via google maps

And in Foggy Bottom around 8:30pm:

“Alert: Armed Robbery Investigation at 2031hrs in the 2400 block of Pennsylvania Ave, NW. Lookout for two B/M’s, 20’s. Both armed with an AK-47’s. Fled in Gray Nissan Altima with temp tags and a black Lexus SUV.
DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911″


1916 I Street, NW

“Dear PoPville,

A friend walked by Filter and he told me the espresso machine and most of the stuff inside was gone? Are they closing? moving? I know they have been closed since the beginning of the pandemic, with that part of town with very few workers, nothing would surprise me.”

I stopped by over the weekend and saw this sign on their door: Read More

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outside 1928 I Street, NW via IG

Thanks to Emily for passing on from Bon Matcha:

“After careful thought and consideration, we regret to say that Bôn Matcha will open its I St windows for the last time on December 13, 2020. For the past three years it has been our great joy and privilege to celebrate our heritage as Asian Americans with all of you. Thank you for letting us be a part of your routines for self-care, your weekend treats, and your midday breaks. Though we close our windows for now, we confess that we don’t believe this is goodbye, but rather, until next time. We have been blessed to be a part of your stories, and we promise that we have many more we’d like to tell. We eagerly look forward to the new hope and opportunity that tomorrow brings and hope to see you soon.” Read More

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