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by Prince Of Petworth October 25, 2017 at 3:55 pm 0

From a press release:

“Drink the District, a local food- and beverage-inspired event company, announced today they will host this year’s Rock the Core Cider Festival on the future site of MRP Realty’s (MRP) planned Edgewood mixed-use development Bryant Street, at 680 Rhode Island Ave in Northeast Washington, D.C. The two-day, annual cider-tasting event will be held on Friday, October 27, and Saturday, October 28.

“Our annual event brings together cider-lovers of all backgrounds to commence the holiday season over a shared fall tradition,” said Steuart Martens, Founder and CEO, Drink the District. “The festival is always held in a growing, attractive Metro-accessible area to expose residents to a new part of the city. We think attendees will really enjoy the Edgewood neighborhood, with Metro’s Red Line station at Rhode Island Avenue less than a five-minute walk from the festival grounds.”

Uniting the District’s cider lovers and fall enthusiasts, Rock the Core will feature a curated selection of regional cideries and breweries. The pop-up festival will offer over 100+ ciders, craft beers and wines onsite with three 3-hour sessions of unlimited samples. While sipping and exploring fall’s best variety of apple flavors, attendants will be treated to top D.C.-based food trucks, a local artisan market, live entertainment, lawn games and Ford’s Built Ford Tough Toughest Tailgate. Additionally, there will be a retail store location on-site so attendees can purchase the beverages they’ve tasted to take home. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 22, 2017 at 10:02 pm 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“The Fifth District is working a shooting in the 500 block Edgewood Street NE that occurred on October 20, 2017 at approximately 8:00PM. The victim reported while parking in the block an unknown suspect began shooting at his vehicle. The victim drove off quickly but the vehicle was struck by several rounds. No lookout for any suspects. Any information please contact 2027279099″

by Prince Of Petworth October 20, 2017 at 10:55 am 0

Good Deal or Not Revisited (GDoN-R) is a weekly post that reviews the settled sales data of a recent individual real estate transaction in the District of Columbia. Each post is intended as a case study and a snapshot of the real estate market at a particular moment in time. GDoN-R generally posts on Friday in the late morning.

GDoN-R has been written exclusively for PoPville since 2009 by Suzanne Des Marais. Suzanne is a practicing Realtor with Compass. Unless specifically noted, neither she nor the company that she is affiliated with represented any of the parties or were directly involved in the transaction reported below. Unless otherwise noted, the source of information is MRIS (Metropolitan Regional Information Systems), which is the local multiple listing system and/or Smartcharts by Showingtime. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Featured Property: 2438 2nd St NE
Legal Subdivision: Brookland
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Brookland
Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2.5 Parking: Street Ownership: Fee Simple
Original List Price: $549,000. List Price at Contract: $535,000.
List Date: 9/7/2017 Days on Market: 11
Settled Sales Price: $545,000.
Seller Subsidy: $3000.
Settlement Date: 10/18/2017
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

Although only on the market for eleven days, the listing underwent a price reduction from the original $549,000. to $535,000. This quick improvement had its desired effect of catching the attention of presumably more than one interested buyer, sending the settled price relatively close to the original ask (at net $542,000.)

So far into 2017, there have been a total of 23 sales of fee simple houses in the Edgewood neighborhood, which overlaps the legal subdivision of Brookland in NE DC. The neighborhood is within blocks of higher priced Bloomingdale, as well as Red line Metro. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 19, 2017 at 9:55 am 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred in the 2300 block of Lincoln Road, Northeast, on Wednesday, October 18, 2017.

At approximately 11:15 pm, members of the Fifth District responded to the listed location for the report of an aggravated assault. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male, inside of a residence, suffering from multiple stab wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital. All lifesaving efforts failed and the victim was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 44 year-old Kevin Cross, of Northeast, DC.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.”

by Prince Of Petworth September 12, 2017 at 11:25 am 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Eric P.

hahaha this is awesome. From Mess Hall:

“Rochambeau [raw-shahn-boh]
Noun. The game of Rock Paper Scissors (as three words, ro cham beau). The syllables called out by players of Rock Paper Scissors to synchronize their timing.

Feeling competitive, but don’t have time to train for the Marine Corps Marathon? Join Troegs Independent Brewing for an epic afternoon as we crown the first DC Area Rochambeau Champion at Mess Hall on Saturday, September 30th. The best part? YOU get to be immersed in the action!

Prizes, bragging rights and one mammoth trophy are all up for grabs at this showdown. All. The. Glory.

Here’s what to expect… (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth September 7, 2017 at 11:55 am 0

This house is located at 2438 2nd Street, NE. The MRIS listing says:

“Life is wonderful in this #UrbanCastle atop a hill! Semi-detached Brookland home combines modern updates and old world charm with aplomb. Sunny and bright with gleaming hardwood floors throughout. Stainless appliances and concrete counters offer unique kitchen finishes. Let your imagination run wild with entertainment and/ or gardening in the large yard.”

You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/2.5 bath is going for $549,000.

by Prince Of Petworth August 7, 2017 at 1:30 pm 0

Thanks to Laura for sending from behind the Save-A-Lot/Big Lots development.

From Facebook:

Cool “Disco” Dan Memorial
9:30 Club
815 V Street, NW
Saturday, August 19 at 11 AM – 2 PM

Friends, family, and fans will gather at the 9:30 Club on August 19 to celebrate his life from 11 a.m. through 2 p.m., according to Roger Gastman, a friend of Hogg’s who co-directed the film The Legend of Cool “Disco” Dan. D.C. go-go star Big Brother CJ will lead the ceremony.

Special thanks to 9:30 Club for opening their doors and making this event FREE to the public!”

by Prince Of Petworth August 2, 2017 at 11:20 am 0


10th and Franklin St, NE

Here’s a great update on the “gourmet food hall with 8-10 independent food vendors, a bar, and a grocery market” coming to Egewood/Brookland. WDCEP posts an interview with the owner:

“Captain Cookie is about to launch a second location and incubator space to help local food businesses scale. Named “Tastemakers” the 9,000 sq ft incubator space will open in Ward 5’s Brookland neighborhood in early September. There will be industrial kitchen space for local food companies, a small grocery store, and another Captain Cookie storefront. The store will feature 6-8 food vendors and have a bar.”

STAY TUNED.

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