Last month I heard the famed singing man of Mount Pleasant (though I was in Van Ness at the time, I also heard him a couple weeks ago in Mount Pleasant, where I took the photo above.) After hearing him in Van Ness it brought me great joy so I tweeted:
In happier news the screaming/singing guy just walked past me and I'm so glad he's still going strong.
Not at 6am but 5pm is perfect serenading time.
— PoPville (@PoPville) December 7, 2019
Lisa was kind enough to reply with more info she had previously shared on the Adams Morgan listserv:
“Hola a todos,
My name is Lisa, and this is my first post since joining the online community. There was some recent discussion about a loudly singing man who has provoked an understandable reaction of intimidation, distress, and concern among some of his neighbors.
I just encountered this man for the first time since I moved to Adams Morgan a few months ago. He was indeed singing extremely loudly. I recalled our collective exchange and some specific questions about his mental health and safety. I approached him in that spirit, as well as to be neighborly.
When I did, he immediately stopped singing and we talked for about 15 minutes. Two relevant facts are 1) our conversation was entirely in Spanish, which I speak at a B-minus level, and 2) I’m a clinical psychologist who has some expertise in quickly assessing danger to self and others.
The gist of that exchange that I’d like to humbly share: Read More
Thanks to all who messaged us. Fingers crossed for a 3pm restoration. You can view the pepco power outage map here.
Update from Alert DC:
“PEPCO reports the power outage has spread to the following neighbor hoods in addition to Lanier Heights: Mount Pleasant, Park View, Columbia Heights, Adams Morgan, Cardoza, and Kalorama. There are approximately 2277 customers affected with an estimated restoration time of 2:00 PM.”
Update #2: “PEPCO has updated their reported outages to be only Mount Pleasant with 419 customers affected and Adams Morgan with 272 customers affected. There is an estimated restoration time of 5:00 PM.”
Update #3: “PEPCO has updated their reported outages to be only the Adams Morgan area with 272 customers affected. There is an estimated restoration time of 5:00 PM.”
3103 Mount Pleasant Street, NW
Thanks to Susanne for sending: “Addis Paris recently reopened after having been closed for a few months for renovations. They have added additional seating options, allowing patrons to sit at the bar.”
They’ve also posted a new liquor license placard: Read More
Mt. Pleasant Street and Park Rd, NW
Whew, almost forgot to post my favorite holiday tradition this year! Read More
3165 Mount Pleasant Street, NW, 2nd floor
Many folks were saddened when The Sheppard closed their low key cocktail awesomeness in Dupont back in February. Earlier this month Barred in DC tipped me off that they were coming to Mount Pleasant. And now we know where exactly from a liquor license placard.
It says: Read More
Mt. Pleasant and Kilbourne St, NW
Thanks to Daniel (and MD) for sending from the side of the Subway in Mount Pleasant last night.
Thanks to Jen for sending:
“In cooperation with Positive Force DC, we bring you DC Punk Rock Flea Market & Food Drive!
Saturday, Nov. 23rd 12 PM – 5 PM
St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church – Washington, DC
1525 Newton Street, NW
Free to enter, but please bring a donation of whole-grain cereal, pasta, rice, peanut butter, or canned vegetables, fruit, beans, or tuna for delivery to nearby low-income seniors by We Are Family DC!”
3213 Mt Pleasant St, NW
Back in September we learned that Taqueria Nacional would be taking over the old Burritos Fast/Taqueria Los Compadres space. Thanks to all who messaged us – they are looking ready to roll any day now: Read More
3110 Mt. Pleasant Street, NW
The liquor license placard says:
“A new Retailer’s Class C Restaurant with a seating capacity of 50 and a Total Occupancy Load of 99.”
Washington CityPaper reported:
“A newly engaged couple who met working at Tail Up Goat are opening a cozy Mount Pleasant restaurant specializing in Neapolitan-style pizzas paired with wine.”