3201 Mount Pleasant Street, NW
Thanks to a reader for sending. Looks like they’re currently still open so if you’re a fan you better hurry over while you still can.
“EN EL CORAZON DE Mt. PLEASANT, Washington DC Salvadorian, Mexican & American Food.”
Updates as we learn more.
Thanks to all who wrote in after yesterday’s post about Marina’s GoFundMe.
Here is Denis, the delivery driver’s GoFundMe:
On September 15, Denis was working hard delivering food . While he was completing the deliveries, a man tried to steal his car, his only means of support for his family. Denis tried to stop the man, but he was overwhelmed and dragged until he was unconscious. Read More
Thanks to Ally and Aliya for sending the GoFundMe for Marina:
“On September 15, Marina and the two small children in her charge were watching the fish swimming in a Mount Pleasant neighbor’s small pond, when a stolen car came speeding down the sidewalk and crushed Marina against the retaining wall as she protected the children. Read More
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District seek the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in reference to a Leaving After Colliding and Theft One (Stolen Auto) Offense that occurred on Tuesday, September 16, 2020, in the 3300 Block of 18th Street, Northwest.
At approximately 4:55 pm, a delivery driver left his vehicle running unattended at the listed location. The suspect entered the vehicle and began to flee. As the suspect fled the scene, he lost control of the vehicle and struck the delivery driver, an adult female and two juveniles. The suspect then exited the vehicle and fled the scene on foot. Read More
18th and Newton St, NW
Update from DC Fire and EMS: “Update pedestrians struck 18th & Newton Streets NW. #DCsBravest transporting 2 children and 2 adults to area hospitals. All have serious or potentially critical injuries. No additional patients.”
Reader reports: “Car went up on sidewalk. Driver fled.”
Another reader reports: “a car appears to have lost control on the corner of 18th and Newton NW. Kids were hurt, stroller crumpled. Police and ambulance on the scene. Very scary.” Read More
Kelly sends from “Walbridge in Mt. Pleasant between Park and Adams Mill”
Ed. Note: I’ll let DC Water (and DC Fire & EMS) know as well as I believe they are tasked with fixing these.
3207 Mt Pleasant Street, NW photo by Katherine Zhao
Thanks to Katherine for sending this essential reminder:
“China Town Carryout in Mt. Pleasant is re-opening today! Show them some love if you can.”
Ed. Note: Yesterday we learned that Taqueria Nacional‘s Mount Pleasant location would be reopening this week too.
3213 Mt Pleasant St, NW photo by Katherine Zhao
When we learned Taqueria Nacional had reopened at 14th and T St, NW, lots of folks asked about their Mount Pleasant location. Thanks to Katherine for sending the update on Saturday: “Taqueria Nacional in Mt. Pleasant is reopening next week. This makes me happy.”
3125 Mt Pleasant Street, NW. Photo by Katherine Zhao
Do you believe in miracles?
Thanks to Katherine for sharing the good news: “It’s Monday and already a good week because the Raven in Mt. Pleasant reopened tonight.” Read More
Thanks to Alexandra for sending: “Elle (3221 Mt Pleasant Street, NW) is doing a taco pop-up this Tuesday for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I had The tacos last week when they did a pop-up at Bammy’s in Navy Yard and they were BOMB!!! Here is the link to the Elle pop as they are only doing pre-orders here.
La Tejana is run by a Colombian woman and her partner who live in Mount Pleasant, so it’s a local business that people would be supporting.”