1027 31st Street, NW
A reader reports:
“Charcoal Town is opening a second location in Georgetown, its gonna be Charcoal Town Hookah and Shawarma.
Ed. Note: This was formerly the Choco Shawarma, Crêperie/Hookah Lounge space. Charcoal Town opened their first location in Shaw in the former Chix space back in 2017. Stay tuned for an opening date in Georgetown.
Thanks to Dave for sending:
“did we know we were getting a Compass in old Georgetown theater on Wisconsin?!”
Stay tuned for an opening date.
1351 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
30th and M Street, NW
This is the former Latham Hotel space.
Check out some renderings here from Thor Equities though it’s not clear if construction is actually progressing according to this Washington Business Journal story from August: “Construction at the site of the former Latham Hotel in Georgetown has stalled. The developer is holding off until it sells part or all of the property, or lands retail tenants and a hotel operator.”
Thor’s website says: (more…)
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division announced an arrest has been made in reference to a Kidnapping offense that occurred on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, in the 2800 block of Dumbarton Street, Northwest.
At approximately 4:55 pm, the suspect grabbed a juvenile victim and attempted to lure them away from the listed location. The suspect then fled the scene on foot.
On Friday, January 18, 2019, 37-year-old Susanne Purdy, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with Kidnapping.”
person of interest via MPD
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Special Investigations Branch seek the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest in reference to a Kidnapping offense that occurred on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, in the 2800 block of Dumbarton Street, Northwest.
At approximately 4:55 pm, the suspect grabbed a juvenile victim and attempted to lure them away from the listed location. The suspect then fled the scene on foot. (more…)
Photo by DC Fire and EMS
Yikes, thanks to a reader for passing on from DCFD:
“Update vehicle into building 28th & M Sts NW. #DCsBravest treated 1 patient on scene and transported a 2nd. Both minor injuries. No structural damage.” (more…)
1222 Wisconsin Ave, NW
From the Georgetown BID:
“Ho, ho, hoagie! Philadelphia-based Wawa flew into Georgetown today at 1222 Wisconsin Ave NW–its second DC location. Grab a free coffee, sample the Georgetown-inspired Bulldog Double Shot latte, and trigger that breakfast sandwich habit you’re bound to develop. But this isn’t just your average Wawa. Did we mention new items like milkshakes and custom sandwiches? We fancy.”
3401 Water Street, NW courtesy The Berliner
From a press release:
“New scratch-made wurst and beer hall The Berliner (3401 Water Street NW) opens near the Georgetown waterfront on December 13 in the space formerly occupied by neighborhood mainstay Malmaison. To celebrate its highly anticipated launch, The Berliner will offer one complimentary beer to the first 100 guests on opening night. (more…)
14th and Irving Street, NW
I’ve been getting tons of inquiries asking for updates on the coming Columbia Heights Wawa. I’m told that building permits have finally been issued and “hard construction” begins after the holidays. If all goes according to plan they should be open by May 1st.
And thanks to Eric Kmetz for passing on word about the Georgetown Wawa: (more…)