via google maps

“Dear PoPville,

My close friends and several family members were all walking from my apt on H ST NE, north towards Union Market, to cap off a great weekend of celebrating my doctoral graduation. Sadly, as we were about to cross Florida Ave, these 2 or 3 teens with a gun robbed two in my large group of their belongings. This is ridiculous to say the least that these teens did it in broad daylight, in front of children and several homeowners just enjoying their front lawn. 1:00 PM on a sunny Sunday. Read More

“Dear PoPville,

On Monday, May 15th, 2023 at approximately 7:30 am, my four and a half-month old puppy was attacked by another dog in Swampdoodle Park in NoMa. The dog entered the park with its owner and bolted straight for my dog, jumping him, and viciously attacking him. Luckily, my dog was at my feet, and with the help of an unidentified good samaritan, they pulled the dog off of mine, stopping the attack. Read More


3300 block of Connecticut Ave, NW

DC Fire and EMS quote tweeted Andrew Leyden: “The crash / overdose on Connecticut Avenue is now a fatality despite a huge effort by @dcfireems to save this victim. Likely overdose as car accident was a minor fender bender.”

then reported: “DC Fire and EMS transported 2 other patients from this tragic event. Read More

Remember that projection we wondered about a few weeks ago?

From the NoMa BID:

“On Wednesday, April 19, the NoMa Parks Foundation will unveil the K Street Virtual Gallery, a new, permanent outdoor art installation located in the 400-foot rail underpass on K Street between First and Second Streets NE.

Featuring 12 high-lumen laser projectors, each carefully calibrated and synchronized to cast a series of images on to the reticulated stone walls that flank the roadway, the K Street Virtual Gallery will enliven and brighten this section of K Street NE. The Gallery will be illuminated 24/7. Read More

Ed. Note: If I may be so bold, may I suggest the name – Dave Thomas Circle. Alternatively I’d accept Wendy’s Way.

From the NoMa BID:

“The reconfiguration of the Florida Avenue/New York Avenue NE intersection, often referred to as the “Virtual Circle” or “Dave Thomas Circle” is scheduled to begin later this year. This intersection has been a chronic challenge for the District for generations.

In addition to improving safety and navigation for pedestrians, bicyclists, and drivers, this project will improve the overall experience for everyone by bringing three new public spaces to the area immediately adjacent to the intersection. In advance of the delivery of these new spaces, the NoMa Business Improvement District (NoMa BID) is partnering with the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) and inviting members of the community to suggest one overall name for the trio of new public spaces. Read More


227 Harry Thomas Way, NE courtesy NoMa BID

From a press release:

“CiNoMatic, NoMa’s free outdoor movie series at Alethia Tanner Park, is returning for its fourth season this spring. Every Wednesday night from May 3 through May 31, the NoMa Business Improvement District (BID) will show free movies under the stars.

The theme for the spring 2023 season is “Villains We Love.” The scheduled movie series features a diverse lineup of thrillers with scene-stealing, love-to-hate ‘em, bad guys: Read More


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