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by Prince Of Petworth October 19, 2018 at 4:15 pm 0

From a press release:

“The inaugural LeDroit Park House and Garden Tour, a showcase of the neighborhood’s unique architecture, history, and diversity, will be held October 28, 2018, from 1-5 pm. The tour introduces visitors to LeDroit Park’s development from its time as an exclusive enclave, through its heyday as a center of African American intelligentsia, to the present day.

A historic neighborhood since 1974, LeDroit Park was originally designed as one of the first suburbs of DC and retains a tranquil character while remaining close to the bustle of the U Street corridor. Visitors will enjoy the interiors and gardens of Victorian homes, rowhouses, and contemporary developments. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 9, 2018 at 9:30 am 0


3300 Georgia Ave NW. Photo by Parker Schaffel

Parker reported:

“Eddie Leonard’s was open. The police tape was wrapped around it but allowed for an entrance. The other storefronts next to it (including the market) seemed blocked off.”

From MPD at 12:22pm Monday:

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 3300 block of Georgia Avenue NW. An adult male has been transported to an area hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg.

Pedestrians and motorists can expect road closures in the area.

Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth September 21, 2018 at 1:45 pm 0

This rental is located at 212 Florida Ave, NW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1375 1 Bedroom English Basement in Bloomingdale for Rent

One bedroom, one bathroom English basement available ASAP. Located at 2nd and Florida Ave NW.
The unit has all tile floors, decent storage space and a fully closed off bedroom (this is not a studio masking as a 1 bedroom). (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth September 11, 2018 at 9:30 am 0


via google maps

From MPD around 3am:

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 200 block of W Street NW. An adult male has been transported to an area hospital with a non life threatening gunshot wound to the leg.

Motorists and pedestrians can expect road closures and should avoid the area.

Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”

by Prince Of Petworth August 23, 2018 at 2:10 pm 0

This rental is located at 205 R Street, NW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$2800 / 2br – 1204ft2 – Great Three Level Rowhome in the Heart of Bloomingdale w/ Large Patio!

Welcome to 205 R Street! You’ll fall in love with the charm of this very unique two bedroom, two and a half bathroom rowhome in the heart of Bloomingdale. This home features three levels of living space along with two master suites and a large back yard.

Home Features: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 9, 2018 at 10:55 am 0


515 Florida Avenue, NW

Thanks to Jeremy for sharing the great news that the original Thai-Xing has reopened for business: “I had dinner there last night and it was amazing.”

I believe this location had been closed at least a year, right? Thai-Xing opened their second location, 2020 9th St, NW, near 9:30 Club back in 2014. I’ve always felt that the original location was superior but that could be just cause I’m an old dude. Anyway, great news!!

From their website:

“Every Night is Chef’s Choice Pre-Fixed Menu (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 1, 2018 at 9:45 am 0

From MPD (sent around 11:30pm):

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 2100 block of 4th Street NW. An adult male has been transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099 or text to 50411.”

and

“On July 31, 2018, at approximately 9:30 pm., patrol units heard several gunshots in the 3700 block of 10th St. N.W. Investigating officers located and recovered several casings.

We are continuing to investigate this matter and if anyone has additional information regarding this incident please call MPD at 202-727-9099. If you haven’t already done so, we encourage you to explore the mayor’s camera rebate program. Information can be found here.”

by Prince Of Petworth July 30, 2018 at 1:15 pm 0


150 S Street, NW. Photos courtesy Brian Smith

“Dear PoPville,

I wanted to give you a bit of background on the development at the corner of 2nd and S Sts NW. Late last year this church was sold to Kadida Development for the purpose of redeveloping the site into 8 townhomes – after numerous hearings including an attempt by folks who are not directly impacted by the construction to designate the church “historic” the project won approval and the developer started to move ahead with demo of the site – in his defense he has kept me and other directly impacted neighbors up to speed about how the project will go…and in spite of a few issues things have been ok. The impacted neighbors have asked for a few things that the developer has not provided – proof of insurance, finalized plans, promises about easements and a few other things that I will not bother going into. All in all this was going somewhat according to plan…until last weekend. (more…)

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