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From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit announce an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with Intent to Commit First Degree Sexual Abuse offense that occurred on Saturday, May 22, 2021, in the 2900 Block of Adams Mill Road, Northwest.

At approximately 8:45 am, the suspect approached the female victim, on a trail, at the listed location. The suspect assaulted the victim with the intention of committing a sexual act. Read More

Adams Morgan Inn Says Good-Bye after 38 Years — by Adam Crain, owner, Adams Inn B&B

“After 38 years, the 27-room Adams Inn on Lanier Place in Washington DC is now closed, another victim of the Covid pandemic. Founded in 1983, Adams Inn’s namesake was its Adams Morgan neighborhood. There were two previous owners before I became owner in 2001. It is sheer coincidence that I share the same name as the Inn.

Adams Inn prided itself on affordability, always offering several rooms for under $90/night. With an average room rate of $128/night, breakfast included, the Inn was flooded with budget-conscious travelers. Our 86% annual occupancy rate was one of the city’s highest year after year. Many guests were repeat visitors, and many stayed for weeks at a time.

The Inn offered an intimacy rarely seen at larger hotels. With a small staff and low turnover, I got to know my staff; and they in-turn got to know our guests. My staff’s work ethic never ceased to amaze me; sick days were a rarity, and the work was fast paced. Most employees lived, at best, paycheck to paycheck, some hovering just beyond poverty. All were consumed with providing for their families, and as a result they yearned for work. I cannot imagine a group of harder working people. Yet because Covid devastated the hospitality industry, many will likely be left behind even as the economy recovers. Read More

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1746 Lanier Place, NW

For those not familiar: “Adam’s Inn, a Victorian B&B spanning three 100-year old buildings on a quiet residential street, has been a “home away from home” for international and budget-conscious travelers for 20 years.”

Thanks to all who messaged about Adams Inn closing: “Saw this sign this morning, little sign says Closed 2021. Will miss their crazy Halloween displays!” Read More

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