Washington, DC


300 V Street, NW

“Dear PoPville,

I’m writing in the hopes you can share about the free produce distribution that Common Good City Farm is doing every Wednesday from 4pm-6pm at their farm in LeDroit Park (300 V St NW). I’m a volunteer there and want to make sure the city knows about this effort- access to healthy food is so important, especially if you’re out protesting! The farm is distributing pre-packaged boxes (for food safety/Covid reasons) of fresh, organic produce from farms around the DMV area, completely free. Last week, boxes included broccoli, salad greens, sweet potatoes, rhubarb, and more. This will change weekly, but it’s always a great selection! Read More

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501 Florida Ave, NW

From The Royal:

“WE’RE BACK! After almost 9 weeks with closed doors, we have developed the safest new practices for our staff and guests, and will be reopening for take-out and delivery this Thursday, 5/28! Expect all your Royal favorites, plus some new home bar/pantry goodies from our new BODEGA! Stay tuned for more details throughout the week. We’ve missed you all and can’t wait to safely serve you very, very soon!”

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via google maps

Readers reported: “I was walking through LeDroit Park just before 5 PM today and heard about 8 gunshots seemingly coming from just north of the park. Everyone ducked and ran.”

“Tons of cops heading towards Bloomingdale area. Now police helicopter.”

“Multiple rapid fire gunshots on 200 block W St NW ~4:40p. Huge mpd response with helicopter”

“There were like 10+ police cars in response to this.”

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From MPD:

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 2100 block of 4th Street NW. Units responding to the area located shell casings, and an adult male walked into an area hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the lower extremities.

Motorists and pedestrians can expect road closures in the area as we investigate.

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

A reader reported: Read More

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Bryan reports:

“I was walking past the little funeral home at 6th and Florida last night and noticed the beautiful stairs had been damaged pretty badly. I can’t figure out how exactly because there are light posts in the way, but it appears that a car wrecked into the stairs and did quite a number on them. There was still a piece of the headlight sitting on the step and the tree across the sidewalk had an big gash in it but I cannot figure out how a car got in there from the street without hitting the light post in the way.

[Update photos of the crash added!] Read More

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