by Prince Of Petworth June 19, 2019 at 11:15 am 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Erin

From a press release:

WHAT: As a satellite of Halcyon’s By The People Festival which runs through June 23rd, Culture House is showcasing Mark Kelner’s Solaris: Shelter For The Next Cold War with several curatorial and programmatic events. To commemorate the exhibit and in celebration of the festival’s closing weekend, Culture House will host a Cold War Dance Party on Saturday June 22nd. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 18, 2019 at 1:05 pm 0


Photo by DJ Winterman from “right in front of the Anthem”

Takes me back to the epic $16 burger debates of ’07.

DJ Winterman tags us from the Wharf and notes:

“The wharf renovation project is exactly what people are talking about when Gentrification is brought up… There is really no good reason why a hot dog should ever cost $8 and why an outdoor food stand shouldn’t also accept cash. There is really no good reason why a hot dog should ever cost $8 and why an outdoor food stand shouldn’t also accept cash.” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 4, 2019 at 4:00 pm 0

From Pride on the pier 2019:

“Saturday, June 8, 2019
2-9PM
The Wharf
District & Transit Pier
101 District Square SW
Washington, DC 20024

The Washington Blade in partnership with LURe DC and The Wharf are excited to announce the 2nd Annual Pride on the Pier celebration during DC Pride on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

Pride on the Pier extends the city’s annual celebration of LGBTQ visibility to the bustling Southwest waterfront with an exciting array of activities and entertainment. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 2, 2019 at 2:05 pm 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“At approximately 735 pm, members of the First District were alerted to sounds of gunshots in the 900 3rd Street SW. a First District member found an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds to the body… The male was transported to a local hospital and is being treated for his injuries. There may have been as many as (2) people shooting and a vehicle fleeing the area at a very high rate of speed. A weapon was recovered on the scene..Anyone with information relating to this is or any other criminal activity is asked to call 202-727-9099 or email me directly at [email protected]

You can also send us your anonymous TEXT TIPS 50411″

by Prince Of Petworth May 28, 2019 at 1:45 pm 0

From MPD Monday:

“At approximately 345 pm, members of the First District were called to the 1200 block of Howison Place SW for sounds of gunshots.. Moments later, an adult male was located a few blocks over suffering from an apparent gunshot graze to the body. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injury. ..There may have been (1) or (2) vehicles fleeing the area at a very high rate of speed.. Anyone with information relating to this is asked to call 202-727-9099 or email me directly at Aubrey[email protected]

You can also send us your anonymous TEXT TIPS 50411″

From MPD:

“On 5/27/19, at approximately 10:58 p.m., officers from the First District were in the 1300 block of First Street SW when gunfire was heard nearby. The officers responded to the area of the gunshots and found an adult male victim that had been shot in the back. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth May 26, 2019 at 8:05 am 0

From MPD Sunday 5:30am:

Earlier this morning, Third District officers were patrolling the area of 9th and U streets NW when they heard the sound of a single gunshot. Officers pursued a subject on foot, detaining him a short distance away. At the time of the stop, the subject was in possession of a firearm magazine loaded with ammunition, but no firearm.

A short while later, an adult male approached the officers with injuries consistent with graze wounds to the lower extremities. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Officers and detectives are continuing to investigate this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”

From MPD: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth May 22, 2019 at 3:30 pm 0

From an email:

“May is mental health awareness month, but most of us aren’t aware just how many of us struggles. Hearing that 1 in 5 of us has a mental health challenge isn’t as meaningful as hearing the humans facing those challenges.

That’s the point of All The Feels, a mental health variety show, that is next Wednesday, May 29th at Union Stage. Ten local performers will tell stories, do stand up comedy, share poetry and sing about their experiences with challenges from depression and bipolar, to substance abuse and suicide. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth May 15, 2019 at 9:15 am 0


Via google maps

From MPD:

“This evening at approximately 6:40 p.m., officers from the First District responded to the 1500 block of 1st Street SW for the report of possible shots being fired. Once on scene, officers located several shell casings. While conducting this investigation, officers located a vehicle that had also been struck in the unit block of O St SW. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth May 9, 2019 at 9:15 am 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“At approximately 4:30 pm an individual was exiting his residence in the 1400 block of 1st St SW when he was approached by 2 subjects. One subject demanded money from the individual who refused. The individual whose back was to the subject heard him chamber a round in a gun. (more…)

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