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502 H Street, NE (former home to Le Grenier)

From a press release:

“D.C. hospitality professionals Ian and Mika Carlin are proud to announce the September 13 opening of their wine bistro, Irregardless. Located at 502 H Street NE, the two-story 1600 square foot restaurant offers omnivore and vegetarian seasonal tasting menus with accompanying beverage pairings that spotlight great wines from Virginia and beyond. The restaurant’s Modern American tasting menus, thoughtfully composed by Executive Chef Ben Browning, highlight the bounty of the Mid-Atlantic throughout the seasons and feature nods to the flavors of Browning’s Parisian childhood.

photo courtesy Jennifer Chase

Focusing on flavor over fuss, the menus at Irregardless will change frequently to spotlight peak produce and local producers. Opening dishes Read More


“Giant Parking Chaos”

“Dear PoPville,

I’m a resident on H St NE and I’d like to bring public notice to the chaos that is the No Parking/Loading zone outside the Giant on 3rd and H. About half of the block between H and I is designated as a No Parking or Loading zone, primarily because the Giant Loading dock opens to 3rd and large delivery trucks need ample clear space to maneuver and back in. Read More


A reader replies to yesterday’s post “community warning about dangerous dude in mount pleasant”:

“Dear PoPville,

Oh my god the same thing happened to me on H Street/union station with someone with a similar description (short twist braids, but a bit taller, I’d guess around 5’10”). Sunday around 2:45 pm. Was transferring from the metro to streetcar so exiting the back entrance to union station. He pushed me to the ground so hard I broke my wrist and I’m now in a cast! I called the police and they arrested him. It’s uncanny bc he said something similar to the cops about how I was the one walking aggressively towards him and deserved it. Read More

Catherine and many others write around 7am this morning: “Does anyone know why on earth there’s a helicopter circling above Columbia Heights at this hour???”

Besides it being a park police helicopter not much else is known as of 9am, stay tuned.

From MPD around 6am: “Shooting Investigation in the 1500 block of Maryland Ave NE. Lookout for a B/M, wearing blue/white clothing with a W/F.”

From MPD:

“The First District is currently investigating an Armed Carjacking that occurred in the 1300 block of Potomac Ave Se on August 29,2022 at approximately 11 pm. Read More


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