“On October 15, 2019, at approximately 12:50am, MPD units responded out to investigate the sounds of gunshots in the 4400 block of 9th St NW. MPD located a shell casing in the area, but there no reported injuries or damage to any property.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact MPD at (202) 727-9099.”
“At approximately 2:00 am this morning, members of the Metropolitan Police were called to the 4200 block of 7th Street, Northwest, for the sound of gunshots. Officer canvassed the area and discovered cartridge casings in the 4200 block of 7th Street, Northwest.
If you have any information regarding this incident, contact the Metropolitan Police Department at 202-727-9099.”
From Alert DC:
“Pepco reports a power outage affecting approximately 2650 customers in Petworth, Brightwood Park and Fort Totten neighborhoods. Current estimate time of restoration is 7 PM.”
3907 14th Street, NW upstairs
From an email:
“Spooky Lucy’s is coming
Lucy’s, the second level of Little Coco’s is at it again. Join us to celebrate the more ghoulish side of life – and what comes next.
From Wednesday, October 16th until Sunday, November 3rd Lucy’s will transform into Spooky Lucy’s Read More
via google maps
Around 4:05pm a reader reports: “a rapid firing of gun. sounded like one gun…about 6 shots, somewhere between 13th st/ Kansas ave heading north, near Quincy, Randolph region. Police sirens less than 3 minutes later.”
Updates when/if more is known.
courtesy She Loves Me, 808 Upshur Street, NW
From an email:
“On Saturday from 10-6, we’ll (She Loves Me, 808 Upshur Street, NW) be hosting our first annual Dalia Day, featuring hundreds of dahlias by the stem grown locally by Belle Blooms Farm in Frederick.
For every dahlia you purchase, $1 will go to Ayuda, a local organization that provides legal, social and language services for thousands of vulnerable immigrants in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia every year.
It’s free to attend, and folks are encouraged to build their own bouquet, snag a single stem or just come to take some great pics.”
via google maps
“On October 2, 2019 at approximately 135 am MPD received a call to the 300 Block of Delafield Pl NW for sounds of gun shots. Officers further investigated and recovered six shell casings from the location. No reported injuries to persons or property damage.
Anyone with information regarding this information is encourage to contact 202-727-9099″
“As the District celebrates the inaugural Open Streets DC event on Saturday, October 5, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) advises motorists to expect road closures, parking restrictions and travel delays on and around Georgia Avenue NW between Missouri Avenue NW and Barry Place NW. Road closures will be in effect along Georgia Avenue from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on October 5. Read More
3704 14th Street, NW
From a press release:
“Little Havana, Solis’ critically acclaimed Cuban restaurant, will close at the end of the day on Saturday, October 5 after just over a year of operation. Fans have just a few more chances to enjoy Little Havana’s favorites like their Cubano sandwich, Lechon Caribe, and the Instagram-worthy Piña Colada which is served in a pineapple.
The space currently occupied by Little Havana at 3704 14th Street NW will house a new concept from Chef Solis called Anafre. Ananafre, meaning “portable oven” in Spanish, is traditionally a clay pot that has an opening in the bottom where hot coals are placed that then heat up the dish on top of the pot. Read More
4203 Georgia Avenue, NW at Upshur Street
Thanks to Shubha J for sending: “signage for the cigar bar on Georgia and Upshur is finally up”
Back in August 2018 we learned that Petworth Cigars, a “cigar retailer serving spirits, wine, and beer in addition to tobacco products”, would be coming to long vacant space next to the now closed Slim’s Diner. Read More
previously recovered gun
“Officers in the Third District recovered 2 illegal firearms in the Columbia Heights area today. The first gun was recovered during the execution of a search warrant in the 3000 block of 14th Street NW. The second gun was recovered on the 2800 block of 14th Street NW. Arrests were made in both cases.
We will continue our efforts to remove illegal firearms from our community and hold those individuals who have them accountable.”
“On September 26, 2019 at approximately 9:30 pm, members of the Fourth District observed an adult male in the 4900 block of Georgia Avenue, NW, who appeared to armed with a gun. Read More