by Prince Of Petworth April 30, 2019 at 1:15 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Bill Herndon

“Dear PoPville,

Last week, during a 30 min, 3 mile run with my dog, a man passing us from behind us kicked his leg out in a deliberate attempt to kick my dog when he thought I wasn’t looking in his direction and then gave a weird/creepy smile when he realized I was looking. (Where Florida and Sherman Ave merge)

Then about 10 min later on 14th Street, a young woman squatted down in front my my dog while we were waiting at a cross walk and then began jumping/lunging toward her and making noise in blatant attempt to scare her. (She’s obviously lucky that my dog didn’t bite her because that’s a recipe for a dog bite!)

I have taken my dog on countless walks/runs in these areas and never experienced this before. Anyone else experiencing this?!”

by Prince Of Petworth April 25, 2019 at 12:45 pm 0


3632 Georgia Ave, NW

Ed. Note: Rejoice textdoc et al, after a long and bloody neighborhood boundary battle I’m ceding back the 3600 of Georgia Ave to Park View. I haven’t anymore fight left in me and at this point I don’t want to confuse folks. So there you have it, I surrender. I surrender.

Thanks to Dan for solving the mystery at the (new/old) Marrakech Moroccan Restaurant space. Not sure what happened to Marrakech but it looks like mr. braxton Bar&Kitchen is taking over the space: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth April 22, 2019 at 11:15 am 0


3632 Georgia Ave, NW

Thanks to Jes for sending the above on Friday:

“Not sure what’s going on at the Moroccan place but some layers have been peeled back. I think it’s still going to be the Moroccan place, but they gutted the inside too.”

It appears to be a banana?!?!?

Mike snaps a photo on Sunday: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth April 20, 2019 at 1:35 pm 0


7th and Ingraham Street, NW

From MPD:

“On April 19, 2019, at approximately 5:26 pm, multiple gunshots was reported in the 600 block of Ingraham Street NW. MPD officers canvassed the area and located a five shell casings. There were no reports of injury or damage.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact MPD at (202) 727-9099.”

From MPD:

“On Friday, April 18th at approximately 4:04pm the Fourth District Police Department responded to the scene of a confirmed Shooting in the 700 Block of Princeton Place NW. A juvenile male suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body was discovered. The victim was unconscious and not breathing. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services arrived on the scene and the victim was transported to a local hospital and succumbed to their injuries. Lookout is for B/M 24-25 black mask, black jacket. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth April 9, 2019 at 3:25 pm 0

From an email:

“St. Vincent will be located at 3212-3216 Georgia Ave NW in the Park View neighborhood (union drinkery/sundevich space) The 6814 sq.ft. of indoor space will comprise of a retail wine shop specializing in eclectic wines and craft beers, and a modern cocktail bar with seating/lounge space upstairs. An additional almost 4,000 sq.ft. of outdoor space will be converted into an “urban wine garden”. (more…)

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