Washington, DC

Multiple readers reported around 5pm yesterday (Wednesday):

“H street closed. Cyclist being strapped into gurney *right* in front of the H street ghost bike. Report is she hit the tram tracks, went over the handlebars, and was subsequently struck by a car. Driver fled. some signs of movement but blood everywhere. Head injuries. Helmet crushed. clearly not good, and on way to hospital. Really Not good. Heart goes out.”

When we spoke about this @PoPville on twitter right after it happened many obviously wished the victim well and also urged a warning like Simon: Read More


Photo by 11th Circuit (ex)FD

From MPD:

“On 1/7/20 at approximately 0001 hours, First District officers responded to the intersection of 14th and H Street NE for sounds of gunshots. On the scene, the officers found a vehicle had collided with a building adjacent to the intersection. The vehicle’s driver was suffering from two gunshot wounds. Read More


Ed. Note: Update – claimed.

“Dear PoPville,

When &pizza was building out their very first place on H Street NE, they were about to throw the old Birdland sign from the previous restaurant that had been at that location right onto the trash truck. I stopped them and asked if they would haul it to a vacant lot owned by friends until we could find a way to save it for posterity. Read More


1245 H Street, NE

Thanks to Grant for sending word about Smith Commons. Holy moly. EaterDC reported:

“In January, Milk & Honey will take over the space at 1245 H Street NE, expanding the reach of a fast-growing Maryland soul food restaurant that’s built on popular breakfast, brunch, and bar menus while expanding to D.C. and Atlanta.”

From Eventbrite:

“The newest Milk & Honey is coming to H Street in January, 2020 and we want you to get the first look! Read More


via google maps


“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Monday, December 30, 2019, in the 600 block of M Street, Northeast.

At approximately 9:15 pm, members of the Fifth District responded to the area for the sounds of gunshots. Officers located an adult male at 8th and H Street, Northeast. The male was unconscious and unresponsive, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 21 year-old Jibri West, of Northeast, DC. Read More


500 H Street, NE

UPDATE: This is huge news that I need people to know!! Unfortunately the owner of Bombay Street Food contacted me and said a BSF is not coming to this location. However, he’s bringing a Butter Chicken Company 2!! Scuttlebutt confirmed from the owner:

“H Street Butter chicken with 2 sides saag panir ( spinach ) Chana Masala ( chickpeas) will be serve ALL DAY.

Opening 1st or 2nd week of February.

Stay tuned for an exact opening date.


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