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507 7th Street, NW

Thanks to Jake for sending: “The Boardwalk, which was a deeply unsuitable replacement for the late, lamented Iron Horse, appears to have closed. It will not be missed.”

Richard asks: “Did they just relocate to the Wharf, or were they running 2 locations? (Same joint, right?)”

The Boardwalk’s Wharf website says:

“Boardwalk Bar & Arcade is a brand new drinking, dining, and entertainment experience at The Wharf in Washington, D.C. Opened in February 2022, the venue is the largest indoor/outdoor bar in our nation’s capital. Read More

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via google maps

From MPD around 3am:

“4D is on the scene of a confirmed shooting at 14th & Spring Road, NW. Lookout for a B/M wearing a baseball cap riding a blue scooter.”

From MPD:

“Agents from the Force Investigation Team of the Metropolitan Police Department’s (MPD) Internal Affairs Bureau are investigating an MPD officer involved shooting that occurred on Saturday, July 16, 2022, in the 800 block of Wharf Street, Southwest.

At approximately 9:13 pm, two off-duty members of the Metropolitan Police Department were in the 800 block of Wharf Street, Southwest. The off-duty officers witnessed the suspect brandish a firearm during a confrontation. The officers voiced a command for the suspect to drop the firearm and the suspect did not comply. Read More


courtesy Colada Shop

From a press release:

“WHAT: It has been six years since the emblematic Cuban social hub, Colada Shop, opened its doors in the DMV area and brought to Washingtonians the fascinating culinary landscape of the islands’ favorite bites and drinks. Today, Colada Shop continues to embody the spirit of the island and celebrate this vibrant and energetic culture.

To commemorate this very special summer, the team welcomes friends and fans to the annual Piña Colada Festival with a series of limited edition piña coladas. Read More

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“375 M Street, SW photo from a racial justice rally we (SW DC Action) held at the space in 2020. The space also hosts the farmers market and the night market.

From a press release:

“Here’s a link to the online petition, which already has over 350 signatories.

The two parcels at 4th & M, 425 and 375 M Street SW, are currently on the market. The community has used this space for gatherings like the DC State Fair. SW Action is calling on the District of Columbia government to purchase the land, which was originally purchased for $10, and transfer ownership to the Douglass Community Land Trust. The Douglass CLT will set up a SW Chapter, made up of SW residents, to steward the land to serve the best interests of the neighborhood and justice. Read More

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Jason reported around 8am: “woke up to what sounded like gunshots. Avoid south cap by the ballpark right now”

Other replied: “I’m on the 4th and could’ve sworn I heard gunshots right before my alarm went off at 7:45!!”

“Heard 3-4 gunshots too, and I’m on 8th floor building facing the river” Read More

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