Washington, DC


Photo by DC Fire & EMS

Thanks to all who messaged us about this insanity. DC Fire & EMS reported:

“Update vehicle into building 4900 block Wisconsin Ave NW. Vehicle went into dining area of restaurant. Driver was evaluated & declined transport to hospital. No other injuries. Damage to structure is primarily cosmetic. DCRA building inspector requested.” Read More

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New Driver Or Not…

“Dear PoPville,

Not a great parking job, but it’s okay. Because if you look closely at the rear window, there is a homemade sign that reads “NEW DRIVER.” We were thinking that there should probably also be one that states “NEW PARKER.”

Picture taken in Friendship Village.”

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inside 5335 Wisconsin Ave NW courtesy Civil

From Civil Cigar Lounge:

“We hate to have to write this, but we need to let the Civil Lounge family know, that this Thursday, September 26, 2019 will be the final night of service at Civil Cigar Lounge. Over the last 7 years we have had the pleasure of creating one of the best cigar lounges for our guests. We have had some exceptional staff, that provided good, comfortable service to a growing clientele both new-comers and regulars. We will truly miss that interaction.

The Chevy Chase Pavilion had chosen to go in a different direction after losing other service and retail tenants over the last two years. We fought to stay as long as we could, using all legal means at our disposal, but our final hearing didn’t go our way. So we are at the end of this particular road.

We are exploring new opportunities to bring Civil back within the District of Columbia. Read More

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2319 Wisconsin Ave, NW

From Tennis Zone Plus:

“New Location: 4839 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., 20016 – Tennis Zone Plus will be moving from its current location of 2319 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., 20007. It will now be just a couple blocks from the Tenleytown-AU Metro Station.

D.C.’s premier tennis store is moving to a larger space to provide its customers with more options than ever before.

Since opening in 2009, Tennis Zone Plus has been a fixture in the D.C. community, becoming a one-stop shop for tennis players of all skill levels. Tennis Zone Plus not only provides the tennis community with the latest gear, it also has a wide variety of items to suit the needs of the squash, racquetball, pickleball, and badminton communities. Read More

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River Road and Western Ave, NW

“Dear PoPville,

The playground at Ft Bayard has been closed for renovation with no progress since December. I’m getting nowhere trying to find out who to contact for information.”

Ed. Note: Looks like this is run by the National Park Service, in which case Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton’s office might be the best bet? Anyone know what’s going on here?

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Down Goes H&M


5345 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

Thanks to Reid for sending:

“They shut down the bottom floor (out of 3) about 2 weeks ago and pulled the plug on the rest of the store in the last 48 hours.”

This H&M opened here in the former Pottery Barn back in August 2013. Read More

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