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by Prince Of Petworth December 17, 2018 at 1:15 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user mosley.brian

“Dear PoPville,

I’m sure that you have read about the deal that Dan Snyder/the NFL is trying to jam through Congress to set up a new Redskins stadium at the RFK location. Charles Allen, Ward 6 Councilman, has started a petition for those who oppose such a move and any DC taxpayer money being used to fund such a stadium. Any chance you would post a link to the petition for those who might also be interested? Just FYI, I’m not affiliated in any way with his office — just a very concerned citizen who might just give up all hope on this city if Mayor Bowser throws away millions of my tax dollars to fund a stadium for possibly the worst franchise in all of American sports.

The text of the petition is below. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 11, 2018 at 9:45 am 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“First District Detectives are currently investigating an Assault w/a Dangerous Weapon (ADW) which occurred Monday evening on Kings Court SE at approximately 1915 hours.

A male complainant reports he interrupted a Theft from Automobile in progress and was subsequently surrounded by three male subjects. At one point, one of the subjects struck the complainant in the head with a rock causing the complainant to drop his cellular phone to the ground. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 5, 2018 at 10:35 am 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“First District Detectives are currently investigating an Unarmed Carjacking which occurred in a rear parking lot in the 1300 Block E Street SE at approximately 8:00 PM Tuesday evening.

A female complainant reported that while removing items from her parked vehicle, a male subject approached from behind and pushed her to the ground. The subject picked up a set of keys dropped by the complainant, started the complainant’s car and drove southbound on 13th Street SE. The complainant sustained a minor injury and was evaluated on scene by DCFEMS Ambulance. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 16, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This unit is located at 1603 North Carolina Avenue, NE. The Bright MLS listing says:

“You just found your dream condo! Beautiful one bedroom near everything with low condo fees! Walk to parks, coffee, ice cream, Eastern Market, H Street & more. Enjoy your own private outdoor patio + great roof deck! 42″ cabinets w/stainless toe kicks, built in Klipsch speaker, powder room, 5.5 wide oak flrs, tall Pella windows, deep soaking tub w/wide granite ledge. Pet friendly! Monument views!” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 7, 2018 at 1:11 pm 0

From MPD:

“Today, at approximately 10:30 a.m., officers from the First District responded to a report of a robbery near the intersection of 20th St NE and C St NE. On the scene, the officers found an elderly female victim who had a vehicle maintenance issue and was pulled over to the side of the road. While she was attempting to get assistance, two juvenile female suspects approached her and appeared to be assisting her. Instead, the suspects assaulted the victim with a chemical defense spray and stole her purse and other personal items. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 7, 2018 at 10:15 am 0

From MPD:

“I just wanted to take a moment to let everyone know that last night First District Units assisted the Narcotics and Special Investigations Division, Sixth District, and Helicopter Branch with the pursuit a vehicle wanted in multiple robberies. At approximately 2229 hours, the vehicle came into the First District from the East Capitol Street Bridge before ending up in the 1600 block of Massachusetts Ave SE. All four juvenile suspects fled from the vehicle, but were quickly apprehended. The suspects were arrested for at least six (6) robberies, carjackings, and attempt robberies all of which occurred yesterday in the 4th, 5th, and 6th Districts as well as Prince George’s County. Fortunately, no one was injured and no property was damaged during this pursuit and apprehension. Have a great day.”

Another reader sends: “Captured the final foot chase on video. Gotta hand it to the police!”

by Prince Of Petworth October 30, 2018 at 3:45 pm 0


101 15th Street, NE via Facebook

Thanks to Maggie for passing on from Loaf Coffee:

“As of Nov 1st, Loaf Coffee will be under new ownership. Thank you to everyone who supported us during this crazy, educational and enlightening adventure. You will be missed and remembered.

We will remain open Oct 30 and 31, from 7am-12pm, to serve drinks and limited hot foods. (I’ve been told by a credible source that there is a very good chance of free coffee on Oct 31.)

We wish you the best.”

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