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by Prince Of Petworth February 5, 2018 at 1:30 pm 0

From La Mano Coffee Bar via Old Takoma Business Association:

“After 5 years, I am sad to announce that I will be moving on from la mano on March 5th, 2018. Over coming weeks, my staff and I want to thank all of you in person, see our favorite people, and give you a chance to stock up on your favorites. Keep an eye out for specials and sales throughout the month.

While uncertain, there may be upcoming news on a possible new future for la mano that we will share. Otherwise the business will close with my departure. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 23, 2018 at 10:25 am 0


7056 Carroll Avenue courtesy Old Takoma Business Association

From the Old Takoma Business Association:

“Former Takoma Park resident, Carolina McCandless, returns to the community from San Francisco with husband, David Perez, to open Cielo Rojo. This new Mexican taqueria will be located at 7056 Carroll Avenue, Takoma Park, a few doors down from her family’s clothing store, Amano, in the historic Takoma commercial district.

McCandless, born in Chile and Perez, from Mexico, want to celebrate their love of Latin food with this new restaurant which will include authentic Mexican street food and traditional favorites. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 22, 2018 at 12:00 pm 0

This house is located at 7405 12th Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Renovated 3 BR, 2 1/2 BA Colonial in Shepherd Park! Home offers HW flrs & crown molding. Kitchen boasts marble counters, an island, & SS appl. Family room includes a FP & access to the 3 season room. Master BR w/ ensuite bath. LL w/ a rec room, laundry area, & storage. Minutes from downtown D.C. & Silver Spring, this home is convenient to parks, shops, & major commuter routes. Lot includes garage.”

You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/2.5 bath is going for $775,000.

by Prince Of Petworth January 19, 2018 at 9:55 am 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Russell Warnick

Updated video:

From MPD:

“On January 19th, 2018, at approximately 1:55 A.M., MPD officers received a 911 call for a Destruction of Property at the 7-11 Store, located in the 200 block of Cedar Street, N.W. Upon the arrival of MPD units, it was discovered that three suspects had stolen the ATM machine from inside of the 7-11.

Based upon a preliminary investigation, the following is a synopsis of the crime: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 5, 2018 at 10:45 am 0

Good Deal or Not Revisited (GDoN-R) is a weekly post that reviews the settled sales data of a recent individual real estate transaction in the District of Columbia. Each post is intended as a case study and a snapshot of the real estate market at a particular moment in time. GDoN-R generally posts on Friday in the late morning.

GDoN-R has been written exclusively for PoPville since 2009 by Suzanne Des Marais. Suzanne is a practicing Realtor with Compass. Unless specifically noted, neither she nor the company that she is affiliated with represented any of the parties or were directly involved in the transaction reported below. Unless otherwise noted, the source of information is MRIS (Metropolitan Regional Information Systems), which is the local multiple listing system and/or Smartcharts by Showingtime. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Featured Property: 104 Peabody St NE
Legal Subdivision: Takoma Park
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Takoma
Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 3.5 Parking: Attached Garage Ownership: Fee Simple
HOA monthly fee: $118. Square footage per listing: 3157 square feet
Original List Price: $899,900. List Price at Contract: $899,900.
List Date: 10/12/2017 Days on Market: 22
Settled Sales Price: $900,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settlement Date: 12/29/2017
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

PoPville first covered The Hampshires in 2012 as construction was getting started. Within relatively close proximity to Fort Totten and Takoma Park Metros, the community built by Comstock, is within a Homeowners Association (HOA) and includes 37 detached homes and 73 townhomes. Monthly fees in fee simple (non-condo) HOAs tend to include general exterior maintenance of common landscaping, snow plowing, etc. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 29, 2017 at 11:45 am 0

This house is located at 200 Tuckerman Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Takoma solid brick 3 bed / 2.5 bath home with almost 2,400 sq ft. + 2 car parking garage! Rare opportunity in need of sweat equity. Walk 5 blocks to Takoma Metro (Red line). Close to Carroll St and 3rd St restaurants, cafes, bars, etc. and Takoma Recreation Center swimming/basketball/football/ playgrounds and open air green spaces.”

You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/2.5 bath is going for $500,000. Yup, $500,000.

by Prince Of Petworth December 18, 2017 at 4:15 pm 0


courtesy Yoga Heights

From a press release:

“Yoga Heights, a locally owned yoga studio on Georgia Ave. completed construction on their second studio at 255 Carroll Street NW in Takoma and opened classes December 1st, 2017.

Yoga Heights is a community oriented yoga studio with a mission to offer classes for every body at every level and every budget. Owners Jess Pierno and Amy Rizzotto both live in the neighborhood and are excited to become as involved in the Takoma community as they have been in Petworth, Columbia Heights, and Park View since opening in 2014. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 12, 2017 at 11:25 am 0

From 3 Stars Brewing Company:

“Sun, December 17, 2017
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
6400 Chillum Place, NW

Join us for our 6th Annual Artists & Artisans Holiday Extravaganza. Every year we bring together some of the best local beers, local chefs, local makers, local artists, local musicians and more for our all local holiday market. We’ve got live performances from School of Rock, The Iris Bell, & DJs Keenan and Smudge, a crazy list of beers from both; our cellars and our friends, rare limited releases and a few surprises. The price of admission covers the cost of entry, a custom glass, and your first two drink tickets. There will be tons of great food from some of the hottest chefs in town including the teams behind ChiKo, Bantam King, French Exit, Ivy City Smokehouse, Rosario, Chef Jen Carroll and more. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 30, 2017 at 11:55 am 0

This house is located at 18 Van Buren Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Come see this brick town home approximately 1,088 square feet of living space offering 3 bedroom & 1.5 bathrooms. Features includes a unfinished basement, backyard and has windows that lets natural lighting to it. Located in the District and conveniently located to a bus station and park. There are upgrades needed on this house, bring your ideas and see how your finishing touch can restore beauty.”

You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/1.5 bath is going for $302,100.

by Prince Of Petworth November 27, 2017 at 11:55 am 0

This house is located at 608 Whittier Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Rare opportunity! Stunning & elegant detached all-brick home in Takoma! Recent updates to 3BR/3.5BA accentuated by original details. Gourmet kitchen w/ island. Mstr suite w/ huge walk-in closet. Finished bsmt. Front & rear porches boast chic French doors, sunlight pours! Large rear yard w/ new landscaping & parking. Short 0.4mi walk to both Takoma Metro, Walter Reed redevelopment!”

You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/3.5 bath is going for $799,000.

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