Washington, DC

Update: On twitter Victor (and others) report: “They’re in line to get some food help from the Spanish Catholic Charities”

“Dear PoPville,

A friend sent me this pic of what looks like a strike? (No social distancing for sure) in front of Park Monroe on 16th NW and Monroe. Does anyone know. Perhaps dc rent strike?”

Ben sends another shot of the crowd: Read More


Thanks to Alex for sending:

“Like others I’ve been stuck inside but also trying to support my local establishments and service workers as much as I can. I stopped into Purple Patch in Mount Pleasant (3155 Mt Pleasant St, NW) this morning to pick up some carryout and was pleasantly surprised to find they’ve turned the restaurant into a makeshift market with spirits, wine, beer, coffee to go, their restaurant shrub, and little packages of desserts, appetizers, etc. Read More


Thanks to a Madleine for sending from the Argyle Deli (3220 17th Street, NW) in Mount Pleasant:

“Argyle Deli in Mt. Pleasant offering Covid 19 Combo: Any sandwich and TP pack for $1 extra. (Kudos to argyle for making TP cheap and also limiting each customer to one pack to limit hoarding!)”


3219 Mount Pleasant Street, NW

From the owner:

“My wife and I bought Pfeiffer’s Hardware back in 2010. It was a way of investing in our community beyond owning a home and the work that I had done with Hear Mt. Pleasant and the Advisory Neighborhood Commission. We were able to improve sales and diversify the product mix to cater to cyclists, homebrewers and homesteaders. After our first 5 years, we had an option to extend our lease under the same terms. We had begun to think about selling the store and moving from DC to seek out new adventures, but we weren’t quite ready. We renewed out lease for another 5 years. Read More


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