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by Prince Of Petworth November 8, 2017 at 10:22 pm 0


7302 Carroll Ave Photo credit Zoe Stern/Main Street Takoma

From the Old Takoma Business Association:


via Seoul Food D.C.

Seoul Food D.C. restaurant, currently located in Wheaton, MD and formerly a DC area Food Truck, is opening in Takoma Park at 7302 Carroll Ave. Moving from its current location inside an Exxon gas station, the new location will continue to offer the same popular menu consisting of Korean specialties and unique vegan and vegetarian dishes made with seasonal ingredients and augmented by the daily creative additions prepared by owners Anna and J.P. Goree.


via Seoul Food D.C.

Seoul Food D.C. enjoys a committed following and this new location will offer expanded seating plus new beer and wine options. Build-out has started with plans to open first quarter 2018.”

Check out their menu here.

by Prince Of Petworth November 3, 2017 at 1:45 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Beau Finley

From WMATA:

“Beginning Saturday, November 25, and continuing through Sunday, December 10, 2017, Metro will undertake a major capital improvement project on the Red Line involving the complete replacement of a mainline interlocking, a location where trains cross from one track to the other. During this time, there will be no Red Line trains operating between Silver Spring and Fort Totten, and Takoma Station will be closed.

During the project, Red Line trains will operate in two segments: between Shady Grove and Fort Totten, and between Glenmont and Silver Spring. Customers should allow additional travel time and expect some crowding, as trains will arrive less frequently than normal. Free shuttle buses will provide limited service between Silver Spring, Takoma and Fort Totten stations. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 24, 2017 at 2:25 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

I saw an update on one of your GDoN posts in my neighborhood list serve. The dumpy Takoma house that went for $55K over asking is on the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4B’s CommunityDesign Review Committee agenda to become an apartment building.

It also looks like some of the space in the Takoma Theatre is leased to Children’s Hospital Outpatient offices, and the developer is trying to reduce the amount of required retail space on the ground floor.”

Thanks to all who sent the ANC Agenda: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 17, 2017 at 11:55 am 0

This house is located at 104 Peabody Street, NE. The MRIS listing says:

“Beautiful home with amazing details! Custom hardwoods, brickwork & molding. Chef~s kitchen with floor-to-ceiling cabinets, high-end appliances, granite counters & island opens to living room and fireplace. Master suite with vaulted ceiling, spa bath, & French doors to balcony.Walk-in closets, 2 zone HVAC, flagstone patio, fenced yard & garage. Close to metro, Takoma Park & top charter schools.”

You can see more photos here.

This 5 bed/3.5 bath is going for $899,900 ($118 monthly HOA fee.)

by Prince Of Petworth August 25, 2017 at 12:45 pm 0

A reader reports:

“This morning I woke up to find that someone had posted flyers on cars in Takoma DC to warn us of illegal aliens who commit crimes and ponder where we can find sanctuary. Hate has no home here.”

From the Mayor’s Office:

“On behalf of Mayor Bowser, I wanted to share that we are aware of the recent hate/bias flyers that have been distributed and seen through out Ward 4. We want all residents to know this will not be tolerated. We are working and will continue to work with MPD and relevant agencies to address this issue and ensure residents feel safe.

If you see any hateful flyers please do not hesitate to call 911.

Reports can also be made by: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 15, 2017 at 4:00 pm 0

From an email:

Earth’s Extremes: Photo exhibit opening night 

Where: Takoma Bev Co, 6917 Laurel Ave, Takoma Park, MD.  

When: Friday, August 18 from 7-10pm.
What: An evening of photography with the artist, cocktail, wine, and craft beer specials, and a charity benefit. Photographs of erupting volcanoes, mountains, and other remote landscapes from Ethiopia, Bolivia, Sicily, and around the world by Sasha Lezhnev, Image Journeys.
Proceeds to benefit the Grassroots Reconciliation Group, a 501(c)3 nonprofit which implements trauma counseling and economic empowerment projects with over 1,100 former child soldiers and members of their communities in northern Uganda.”

by Prince Of Petworth August 7, 2017 at 3:15 pm 0


via Metro Transit Police Department

From WMATA:

“Overnight, Metro Transit Police arrested the individual wanted in connection with yesterday’s shooting aboard a Red Line train near Takoma. Jermaine Brown, 18, of Seat Pleasant, MD, was taken into custody by MTPD officers at a motel in Capitol Heights shortly before midnight. The suspect is currently charged with a single count of first-degree assault in Montgomery County.

The investigation has revealed that the shooting victim, age 14, is the half-brother of the suspect, and detectives now believe that he was not the intended target. Rather, investigators believe that the suspected shooter (Brown) was traveling with his half-brother when there was an altercation aboard the train involving Brown and three other individuals. During the affray, which was captured by digital video cameras aboard the railcar, Brown pulled a gun and fired multiple times. One round struck the victim (Brown’s half-brother); two other bullets struck the railcar.

The shooting occurred shortly before 3 p.m. Sunday, aboard an inbound Red Line train approaching Takoma Station. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 6, 2017 at 4:00 pm 0


Via Metro Transit Police “The persons of interest exited Metro at Silver Spring Station. If seen, call 911.”

From Metro Transit police at 3:42pm Sunday:

“Takoma Station: MTPD and MPD o/s investigating a shooting. One GSW victim. Transported to hospital. Will have lookout info shortly.”

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