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by Prince Of Petworth February 2, 2018 at 11:25 am 0

From an email:

Mess Hall (Edgewood Street NE) – Washington DC’s premiere food incubator based in Edgewood, is pleased to present “Ramen World 4.”

Once a year, Mess Hall opens its event space AND its private kitchens to host DC’s favorite Asian food concepts. The uniquely designed space enables attendees to go behind the scenes and enjoy dishes that are prepared hot and fresh in front of them, as ramen should be served.

This Year’s ALL NEW #Ramen Lineup: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 20, 2017 at 3:15 pm 0


10th and Franklin St, NE

From a press release:

“Captain Cookie and the Milk Man, DC’s beloved cookie shop, is unveiling its second brick and mortar location. Captain Cookie – Brookland is now open in the Tastemakers building at 2800 10th St NE in DC! The cookie crew invites the public and the press to join its grand opening celebration on Wednesday, December 20th!

This cookie counter is one of eight stores to be featured in Tastemakers, a new communal kitchen and gourmet food hall with its own bar and a show kitchen for cooking classes. Construction is underway on the remaining stores, which will open on a rolling basis throughout early 2018. (more…)

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

From MPD (sent 11:45pm Monday night):

“Members of the 5th District responded to the 425 Rhode Island Avenue NE for reported sounds of gun shots. Upon arrival Officer contacted 6 victims who advised officers that a man displayed  a weapon at them and shot several rounds towards their location.  The victims further reported that the suspect approached them again and apologized for shooting at the victims over mistaken identity. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 14, 2017 at 11:55 am 0

This house is located at 2806 5th Street, NE. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Rare, sun drenched end unit in Brookland w/ attached garage & 3 car driveway. Walking distance to Trinity & Catholic University, Brookland Metro, restaurants & VA Medical Center. Home has been well maintained featuring hardwood floors, large bedrooms (potential for 3rd) newer HVAC, boiler, hot water heater, newer windows & plumbing. Great investment potential or as primary residence. Sold AS IS!”

You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/1.5 bath is going for $580,000.

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.”

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