Washington, DC


rendering courtesy Hi-Lawn

From a press release:

“One of Washington, DC’s largest, most expansive rooftops for outdoor dining, drinking and safe socializing will soon make its debut, when Hi-Lawn soft opens on the Rooftop at Union Market at 1309 5th Street NE, this Friday, September 18. Read More

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Thanks to John for sending us last night: “somebody recently asked about [spin] cycling in the pandemic… SoulCycle opening their Union Market pop-up tomorrow. Classes 7 days a week @ $32/class”


1927 Florida Ave, NW

Related: Yesterday I started hearing many readers wrote that Flywheel would be permanently closing their D.C. locations. Thanks to Kevin for sending this afternoon from Business Insider:

“Flywheel Sports — a chain of spinning studios and a top competitor of SoulCycle — filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on Tuesday and will permanently close its 42 locations in the country.”

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Photo by John Goucher

From AlertDC: “Shooting Investigation at 1509hrs at 50 Massachusetts Ave NE. No Lookout.
DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/ EVENT”

From MPD:

“Metropolitan Police Department, US Capitol Police, and Amtrak Police officers and detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred at Union Station. The victim has been transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries and a suspect has been stopped. There are closures in the bus deck area and bus travelers may be delayed.

Update from MPD: Read More

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100 Florida Ave, NE

Thanks to JC for sending: “Looks like they’ve thrown in the towel for now.”

Looks like the break started last month:

“JULY UPDATE: Hello friends, we will be closing for summer break beginning today, July 20 We’re so grateful for all the support we’ve received from you over these last several months, and our team is looking forward to a much needed break so we can come back rested & recharged this fall Read More

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After tweeting earlier, DC Department of General Services replied “Thanks for the tag, we have forwarded this concern to our Facilities team to address.” to which OP replied:

“We have been told this repeatedly for over 9 months since we first attempted to report the issue. Can we actually get a maintenance ticket number for this? A timeline of when it can be fixed?”

“Dear PoPville,

I realize there are actually serious life and death issues happening these days. But, for the last nine months, we have been trying to get the city to fix the gates to the Swampoodle Dog Park because they no longer latch and swing open, allowing dogs to escape. Over the last nine months we have sent over 30 emails, Read More

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