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From MPD:

“MPD officers are supporting Metro Transit Police with an assault that occurred at the SW Waterfront Metro station at approximately 7:15 PM. One juvenile victim of that assault was located at the Archives-Navy Memorial with a stab wound. Metro Transit Police will be handling the investigation and anyone with information related to the assault should contact Transit Police at 202-962-2121.”

Alan Henney reported:

“About 15-20 teens were seen fighting, two persons got stabbed: a 17yr-old boy with a wound to his hip and an older man with a defensive cut to his hands.”

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730 Maine Ave, SW via Facebook

Ed. Note: Back in 2017 District Hardware and Bike moved from Foggy Bottom to The Wharf.

Thanks to all who messaged us the sad news. From District Hardware and Bike | The Velo Cafe:

“To our friends, family and neighbors,

With heavy hearts it saddens us to inform you all that as of this Sunday, December 1st at 5pm, District Hardware and Bike will be permanently closed for business. For 50 years we’ve operated District Hardware and Bike as an independent, family owned small business, and have done our best to bring a unique, neighborhood-focused concept to fruition. Unfortunately, things haven’t worked out the way we thought or planned, and we are unable to continue operating. Read More

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Courtesy of Hoffman & Associates

From a press release:

“Officials at Hoffman-Madison Waterfront (HMW), a joint venture of Hoffman & Associates and Madison Marquette, the co-developers of The Wharf, announced today that DPR Construction, one of the nation’s leading technical builders focused on highly complex and sustainable projects has been selected as the fourth and final contractor for Phase 2. DPR Construction’s role in Phase 2 consists of contracts for two retail buildings constructed on top of newly built piers (Water Building 1 and Water Building 2), as well as a trophy-class, boutique office building (Parcel 10). Read More

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From MPD:

“This evening around 5 PM, a victim who had just parked his vehicle near 3rd St SW and I St SW was approached by a group of 3-4 teenaged black males who demanded his property and took his vehicle. The vehicle was recovered nearly immediately after the suspects crashed near South Capitol and I Sts SW and ran away. While our patrol officers are actively searching, our detectives are still on the scene investigating. Anyone who may have seen either the carjacking or subsequent crash is encouraged to call the MPD tipline at 202-727-9099 or send an anonymous text to 50-411.”

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From a press release:

“Hoffman-Madison Waterfront (HMW), a joint venture of Hoffman & Associates (formerly PN Hoffman) and Madison Marquette, the co-developers of The Wharf, along with joint venture partner, Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments), closed on the largest private construction loan in the city’s history in the amount of $847 million.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS), led the nonrecourse transaction, along with syndicate members Starwood Capital Group, Mack Real Estate Group and Pentagon Federal Credit Union.

“We are excited to welcome Goldman Sachs to the second phase of this vibrant waterfront community,” said Monty Hoffman, Founder and CEO of Hoffman & Associates. “It’s been nearly two years since the delivery of Phase 1 of The Wharf and its success has led to continued confidence as we develop Phase 2.” Read More

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Erin

“Dear PoPville,

his morning, before 7am, I woke up to the sound of about 15 measured explosions (?), though I’m not sure what they were. It sounded like fireworks or maybe construction equipment that is used when laying a building’s foundation (there’s a lot of construction around here). The sound was so powerful that it caused my house to vibrate. It continued to happen every 10 minutes or so, with the last sequence sounding much more like fireworks, with an uneven distribution. Does anyone know what the heck it was? Not sure if it’s connected to Ft. McNair?”

Eric replied to a similar query on twitter:

“Fort Myer. Almost certainly practicing artilary/cannon fire. It did have a different pacing today but that’s what it was.”

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