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From a press release:

“New Kitchens On The Block returns to Mess Hall on Sunday, October 20, 2019. The sixth edition of the now-biannual culinary event series offers a onetime-only opportunity to savor signature dishes and drinks from 10 of DC’s most hyped new restaurants by the city’s buzziest, award-winningest chefs – before they open.

NKOTB 6’s participants are: Read More

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6th and Rhode Island Ave, NE

From the Mayor’s Office:

“Mayor Muriel Bowser, Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie, and Interim Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development John J. Falcicchio broke ground on Phase I of Bryant Street, a 13-acre mixed-use development that will deliver 487 apartment units, a nine-screen cinema, and 35,000 square feet of retail to Ward 5. The District provided a Tax-Increment Financing (TIF) agreement for the first phase of the development, which is expected to generate about $4 million in annual tax revenue. Read More

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716 Monroe Street, NE

Thanks to Juan for sending:

“Bummer loved this place but not surprised given the closure of Bike Rack next door.”

Fox Loves Taco posted on Instagram:

“Dear Brookland & Edgewood friends, neighbors, and patrons: We’re very sad to announce the closure of Fox Loves Taco. Unfortunately, due to issues beyond our control, we are unable to keep this location operational any longer. Read More

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via google maps

From MPD:

“5th Districts units were patrolling around the 100 block of Franklin Street NE when officers heard multiple gun shots [4:30am]. Officers then canvassed the area, shortly after hearing the gun shots MPD received a 911 call for a subject who reported he had several gunshot wounds. The victim further reported that three subjects attempted to rob him at gun point while wearing ski masks. The 5th District Detectives Office is currently investigating this case.”

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via google maps

From MPD:

“On 5/3/2019, at approximately 10:05 PM, members of the Fifth District responded to the 300 block of Franklin Street, NE, for the report of a “man with a gun”. Once on the scene, the officers located two individuals, who reported being in an argument over narcotics. During the investigation, it was learned that one of the individuals pulled a knife on the other and threatened to stab him. The other suspect reportedly pointed a gun at the other individual and threatened to kill him. Officers were able to recover both the knife and the .40 caliber handgun on the scene, and placed both individuals under arrest.

Also from MPD: Read More

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via google maps

From MPD:

“On Saturday, April 20, 2019, at approximately 6:58 pm, Fifth District members responded to the 600 block of Girard Street, NE for a shooting.

An adult male victim was found suffering from a gunshot wound, and was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

Through excellent investigative work, partnered with great assistance from the community, a suspect was located and placed under arrest for the offense.

This is a shining example of how community partnerships are an integral part of police work.”

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525 Montana Ave, NE. Photos courtesy The Baptisia

“We have just listed an exciting new condo project in Edgewood/Brookland that was designed from the ground up to the Passive House standard which is the highest level of energy efficiency and occupant comfort. The Baptisia was built by local DC developer True Turtle and, if we are successful once tested by third party certifiers, it would be the first market rate Passive House in DC. The green construction details are too numerous to list but you can read about them in depth here. With the addition of solar it will use less energy than it produces annually. It is a totally unique building… one we will see more of in the coming years, but this one is a pioneer for sure.”

They are: Read More

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