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From MPD:

“On June 6, 2021, at approximately 1:37 AM Officers responded to the area of the 6800 block of Georgia ave NW for a possible shooting victim. The Victim advised two suspects approached him while in the 600 block of Dahlia Street NW where one produced a handgun and demanded property. The victim grabbed the firearm which discharged striking the victim in the hand. The Suspects fled in an unknown direction.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Metropolitan Police Department at 202-727-9099.”

From La Coop Coffee:

“As many of you know, Juan Luis started a coffee cooperative in his hometown of Union Cantinil, Guatemala about 15 years ago. His goal then was always to bring together the farmers as a group to help them collectively earn more for their coffee and build a better life for themselves and their families. He never gave up on that dream and that remained his goal when he started La Coop.

Last week 27 farmers (Juan’s father included) loaded up their coffee in Guatemala to send to us here in D.C. They were paid above market price for their coffee as Juan always intended when he formed the cooperative- to make sure they are not just getting by, but earning a living. Many of them came together proudly to pose for the above photo after turning in their coffee to begin its journey to us here in DC. They went out to celebrate that afternoon, filled with joy and pride to know that their hard work had paid off and that Juan never gave up on his dream of helping them build a better life for themselves and their families. Read More

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From MPD:

“On May 9, 2021, at approximately 02:35 AM Officers responded to the 400 block of Emerson Street NW for sounds of Gunshots. Once on the scene officers located multiple shell casing. No report of any injuries or property damage. The incident is being investigated by the Fourth District Detective’s Office.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Metropolitan Police Department at 202-727-9099.”

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6904 4th Street, NW

“Dear PoPville,

Stopped by Donut Run this morning and saw that someone broke their window. Their Instagram says that someone also stole their BLM flag which was prominently displayed, which they are asking to be returned to them.

Not sure who would do something so horrible to a really well-loved local business in the community. Wishing them well as they clean up and recover and also will definitely stop by for donuts first thing when they reopen!”

Thanks to all who passed this sad post from Donutrun’s IG:

“CLOSED FRIDAY, APRIL 2⠀

Someone really wanted donuts this morning! We are closed today to clean up our shop. ⠀

P. S. To whoever took our Black Lives Matter flag, please bring it back. We’ll gladly make you your own one.”

Let’s show them some love when they reopen!! “7am – 2pm” Read More

From MPD:

“At approximately 2353 hours last night, a complainant reported to MPD units that the driver of an unknown black sedan fired a gunshot at their vehicle while they were traveling south in the 3rd Street Tunnel at Massachusetts Ave NW. The complainant was not injured, but their vehicle was stuck by a single bullet. The complainant believes this may be related to the other vehicle being offended by their driving.

If anyone was in the area or has any information about this event, please contact the First District Detective’s Office at 202-299-2025.”

Other reports of shots fired last night in Takoma and Park View: Read More

From The Girl & The Vine (7071 Carroll Ave):

“The Girl & The Vine in Takoma Park is pleased to announce a special pop up menu this week to celebrate Mardi Gras. Rob Theriot is cooking up some of his family favorites and Cajun classics from his hometown of New Orleans and David Fritzler is mixing up some Vieux Carre cocktails. Check out the entire menu The Girl & The Vine Mardi Gras Specials.”

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From 8 Peas Bakery:

“Mark your calendar! Our next bake sale is
Tuesday January 26, 2021

(Inclement weather plan: Friday, Jan 29 @ 3-5pm)

Our January bake sale will benefit A Wider Circle

We will be using the funds raised through this bake sale to create care kits for A Wider Circle to distribute to individuals and families affected by homelessness in our community.

An anonymous donor has pledged to match every donation made to our January bake sale, dollar for dollar up to $1,000. This is very exciting news! We are so grateful for the generosity of everyone who is able to donate to our effort.”

Check out the goods here.

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6833 4th Street, NW courtesy Old Takoma Business Association

From a press release:

Lost Sock Roasters, a small-batch specialty coffee roaster, is opening its first cafe at 6833 4th St NW, in the Takoma neighborhood of Washington, DC. The business is located in the recently renovated, historic Takoma Theater and shares the building with Children’s Hospital and soon, Turning Natural.

The Lost Sock Roasters team, headed by Nico Cabrera and Jeff Yerxa, have been roasting specialty coffee in Brightwood Park for the last 5 years with a focus on light to medium roasts and have been recognized nationally by Food and Wine as the Best Local Roaster and Best Drip Coffee in Washington, DC. The cafe will have a coffee for everyone – from those looking for an everyday cup to the aficionado looking to explore more exotic flavor profiles. The coffee program will include drip coffee, espresso drinks, an extensive pour over menu, cold brew, a rotating lineup of seasonal drinks, and retail bags to take home.

Lost Sock is also partnering with local bakeries to supply a mix of DC’s best pastries. Argentine-style fresh baked empanadas filled with chicken, beef, pulled pork, bec (bacon, egg and cheese) and pan de yuca (cheese bread made with yuca flour and gluten-free) will also be on the menu. Food options are expected to expand as the business settles in. Read More

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