Washington, DC

20th and S Street, NW

Readers started reporting around 10pm: “what is going on on 16th and V / Florida NW? Multiple cop cars on both corners plus back along 17th and Florida”

at 10:30pm:

“Just rode my bike through 18th and Columbia. Small fires on the road, newspaper boxes strewn throughout, heavy police presence. People were already gone west on Columbia.”

at 11:45pm:

“Protesters have been kettled at 18th and Willard for at least an hour. Whole block police taped off. Chants of “why are we being detained?” breaking out.”

at 12am:

“One protester in medical distress just taken away on a stretcher.”

18th and Willard St, NW

The Washington Post reported:

“Tysean Hoffman, of Alexandria, said the group of marchers numbered about 50 and began to march from Meridian Hill Park (also known as Malcolm X Park) toward the Third District police station and throughout Northwest Washington.

Some marchers lit fireworks, turned over trash cans and may have lit at least one trash can on fire, Hoffman said. But there was no damage to property and the marchers were otherwise peaceful.”

Updates when/if MPD/DC Gov releases more info.

More photos: Read More


Thanks to Jim for sending the shot above yesterday from Jeff Bezos’ house around 4:45pm: “Just walked by his house in Kalorama and found this in the street at his front door. Police had the street blocked off and someone appeared to be about to pressure wash it away…”

From a press release: “Today, a team of activists with La ColectiVA and ShutDownDC painted a mural on the street in front of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ DC home. The mural read “PROTECT AMAZON WORKERS” in massive letters stretching from curb to curb. Read More


Thanks to Victoria for sending: ” I found this empty can of sardines from the old Sea Lion canning factory in Lubec, Maine, which closed a decade ago. From the look of the closing mechanism I’m guessing it’s from the forties. Neat!”

If you have a photo of a neat find from your house or place of work please send an email to princeofpetworth(at)gmail.com thanks. Please let me know where/what neighborhood you found it in too. Thanks.


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