A reader reports:
“So a drunk ass driver ran 2 red lights, hit 3 cars in front of cops who didn’t do much (until calls to 911 started, and people flagged them down) last night, and hit 3 cars total before hitting the curb to a stop. cars hit were on 2900 block of Georgia Ave, NW. finally hit a curb and stopped on the corner or Georgia and Girard. Read More
Sherman and Irving Street, NW. Photo by Grant
Around 3:15pm Alert DC Traffic Police reported: “Traffic Alert
700 b/o Irving St NW btw Sherman Ave and Georgia Ave NW [EB One-Way] due to Police Activity
Alternative Route[s]: Park Rd, Harvard St, Lamont St
Watch for MPD direction // Closures are subject to change”
Some are hearing this was a shooting but that has not been confirmed at the moment. Update when more is known.
Thanks to Russell for sending: “going on for how many years at this point?”
Andres Correa via GoFundMe
One of our members, Andres Correa, was hit by a car and seriously injured on Friday morning as he was crossing Georgia Ave making his way to a 6 am workout. A Northwestern student, Andres was staying in Howard University housing while participating in a summer internship program. Friday was the last day of his internship and rather than heading home on Saturday to get ready for his next semester at Northwestern, he’s been in critical care in the ICU and has already had two major surgeries. Read More
via google maps
“On Saturday, August 3, 2019, at approximately 5:00 pm, Fourth District members responded for a burglary that occurred in the 500 block of Park road NW. The victim reported that the suspect entered his condo by coming in the patio door while he was in his back room. The victim got a notice that someone was inside his condo and while investigating he observed the suspect in his front room attempting to steal his property. Read More
“Join us for live music at Tsehay Ethiopian Restaurant & Bar in Park View/Petworth this Friday from 6-9pm. Food & Drinks specials available.” Read More
Ed. Note: Let me tell you about back in the day…
From the Mayor’s Office:
“Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that the District will host its inaugural Open Streets event on Saturday, October 5, 2019, along Georgia Avenue, NW. Nearly three miles of the avenue will be free of vehicular traffic between 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., allowing residents to walk along and in the roadway and enjoy a wide range of activities for all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. Read More
via google maps
A reader reports around 5:50am an intern was hit in the 2400 block of Georgia Ave, NW. He wasn’t sure if the intern was walking or jogging but he sustained a broken leg and is currently stable at Medstar. The driver reportedly stayed on the scene.
Updates when/if more is known.
From a press release:
“Ivy City brewery Atlas Brew Works will release its seasonal German-style Festbier in the Tap Room on Friday, August 2. Lighter in both color and body than most Oktoberfest beers, Festbier is a more drinkable lager with its sweet bread notes, orange blossom aromas, and clean yeast profile. In celebration of Festbier’s Tap Room release and the new, colorful can design, guests are invited to party with the Atlas team at The Midlands Beer Garden on Thursday, August 1. Read More