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Have you heard any reports of a man around LeDroit Park that will knock on doors, telling the story of how he is homeless and trying to start a job as a dishwasher but keeps missing his start date because he doesn’t have the right shoes? Read More
This rental is located at Florida Avenue NW near 6th Street NW. The Craigslist ad says:
“$4475 / 3br – 1600ft2 – Beautiful Renovated Row Home in Historic Ledroit Park Read More
This rental is located in LeDroit Park/Shaw. The Craigslist ad says:
“$2125 / 400ft2 – Luxury 1 BR Loft in Shaw/LeDroit Park all included, available now Read More
via google maps
“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 2100 block of 2nd Street NW. 2 adult males have been transported to area hospitals with non life threatening injuries to their extremities.
Motorists and pedestrians can expect road closures in the area as we investigate.
Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”
One reader reported:
“Heard like 9 pretty rapid gun shots in LeDroit Park – tons of cops flooding the area now.”
501 Florida Ave, NW
From The Royal:
“September was proclaimed National Bourbon Heritage Month in 2007, and Royal in LeDroit Park is once again paying homage to “America’s Native Spirit” on Monday, September 9 from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. with the latest installment of its monthly “Royal Knights” spirits exploration series. Guest bartender Colt Mattimoe of local DC whiskey-maker One Eight Distilling and formerly of whiskey mecca Jack Rose Dining Saloon, will collaborate with Royal’s bar managers Jake Kenny and Alonzo Freeman on eight creative bourbon-centric cocktails, shining the spotlight on the corn-based brown spirit. Guests can also enjoy a free tasting of One Eight whiskeys and discounted bourbon pours throughout the evening.
Mattimoe represents One Eight Distilling, local DC distillers of bourbon, rye, gin and vodka. He has created the following bourbon-forward cocktails using the locally-made whiskey: Read More
326 T Street, NW (Old Maple Ave)
Thanks to L. for sending: “Is the Mary Church Terrell House finally getting the love and work it needs?!
Readers reported: “Police had the road shut down at Irving and 13th. There were more officers down at 13/Columbia.”
“approximately 12 shots fired in 20 seconds fired at 13th and Columbia just before 10:00 PM”
From Howard University Department of Public Safety: Read More
This rental is located at 101 U Street NW near 1st Street NW. The Craigslist ad says:
“$1700 / 2br – 750ft2 – FOR RENT – LeDroit Park – 1 Bedroom and Den-$1700 Mo. (LeDroit Park) Read More
“$1750 / 1br – Affordable apartment in NW (LeDroit Park NW Howard Univ) Read More
From an email:
“I wanted to reach out and share a very cool event we have coming up next week: a local foods dinner catered by Honeyflower Foods with fresh produce from Common Good City Farm and beer and wine supplied by Right Proper and Lubanzi Wines. The date is coming up August 1 and we still have tickets! 100% of the ticket proceeds go to Common Good City Farm.” Read More