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Thanks to Nicole for sending from SW.

And Catherine reports: “looks like some kind of fire right on the SW side of S. Capitol street”

From ALERTDC: “DC FEMS reports a road closure in the 1200 block of 1st Street SW due to fire activity. Please avoid the area.”

UPDATE, DC Fire & EMS reports: “Working Fire 1200 block 1st Street SW. Fire 1st floor of 2 story row. #DCsBravest have fire knocked down. Checking for extension and searching for any possible victims inside.” Read More

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10 Pearl Street, SW photo by Rey Lopez

From a press release:

“The team at Colada Shop is proud to announce the opening of Colada Shop in the District Wharf, a concept that has captured the hearts of Washingtonians by blending together the contemporary lifestyles of the city with the Cuban traditions of starting and ending the day. Paying homage to this Caribbean way of doing coffee, food, cocktails and social lifestyle, Colada Shop is a casual café and eatery where guests come for the quality of offerings and the unmatched hospitality. The third location of Colada Shop will open the first week of July, at 10 Pearl St SW, Washington, D.C.

“We are beyond excited to come to the District Wharf -one of D.C.’s most exciting neighborhoods”, said Daniella Senior, CEO of Colada Shop. “This new outpost will bring a more dynamic interpretation of our sister locations, but will have the same energy, vibrancy, and – of course – incredible Cuban bites and drinks.”

Seating 45 guests indoors and additional 40 patio seats , guests will be able to delight in an ingeniously crafted menu by Executive Chef Mario Monte and an exceptional beverage program conceived by Daniella Senior & Juan Coronado. Read More

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Photo Courtesy of The Anthem

From an email:

“The Anthem is introducing outdoor dining on District Pier to give fans a new way to experience The Wharf.

The Anthem is pleased to announce their brand new pop-up waterfront bar and restaurant Camp Anthem, which will open to the public this Friday, June 19th from 4:30pm to midnight.

  • Located on District Pier, each table on the pier is covered by a cabana tent, and seats up to 6 people.

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via google maps

From MPD:

“On 6/16/20 at approximately 10:15 pm, First District officers responded to the 700 block of 7th Street NW for the sounds of gunshots. Once on the scene, officers found evidence that a gun had recently been fired and began searching for involved parties and witnesses. It is believed that a confrontation between unknown persons led to the gunshots. There are no reports of injuries at this time.

First District detectives are actively investigating this incident. If any member of the public has information or video of the incident, please contact the First District Detectives Office at (202) 299-2025, or the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099.”


via google maps

“On 6/16/20 at approximately 10:43 p.m., First District officers responded to the 1300 block of Half Street SW for a report of a shooting. On the scene, officers found an adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. Read More

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via google maps

Got a lot of queries about this on twitter @PoPville last night.

From MPD:

“At about 7:20 PM, just north of the Greenleaf Recreation Center, an adult male Victim was walking when a Suspect approached with a handgun and fired numerous rounds at the Victim. The Victim sustained several wounds that do not appear to be life-threatening. We are still actively working this scene and will release additional information as it becomes available.

The First District’s detectives office is investigating the above matter. Anyone with any pertinent information is asked to call the Tip-Line at 202-727-9099.”

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From MPD:

“On April 25, 2020 at approximately 8:40 pm, officers from the First District responded to the Unit Block of N Street SW for a report of a shooting. On the scene, officers located two adult male victims and began to render aid. Both victims had gunshot wounds to their lower extremities and were transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Read More

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