Washington, DC

From MPD:

“On August 8, 2020, at approximately 7:46 pm, multiple sounds of gunshots were reported in the area around the 4800 block of 4th Street NW. During the canvass by 4th District officers, multiple shell casings were recovered in the 300-400 block of Delafield Place NW, but there were no reports of any injuries. Additionally, numerous parked vehicle was damaged by gunfire.”

and

“On August 8, 2020, at approximately 7:21 pm, multiple sounds of gunshots were reported in the area around the 5900 block of Piney Branch Road NW. Read More

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“Washington, D.C., circa 1930. “Rowhouses in Petworth.” 8×10 inch acetate negative by Theodor Horydczak.” via Shorpy

Well this is awesome. Thanks to Annette for sending. Check out the Hi-Res version here.

Quite the contrast from the ones we got from 1893:

More photos from the late 1800s here.

And of course quite the contrast from today (incredible sunset/rain photo from last night): Read More

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From an email:

Our office represents a bicyclist who was critically injured in a hit-and-run bicycle crash on Friday, July 10, 2020 at about 12:15pm near the intersection of New Hampshire Ave and Quincy St, NW. As a result of the crash, he was knocked unconscious, broke his collarbone, and underwent surgery at Howard University Hospital.

Now that he is out of the hospital and recovering at home, we are trying to identify any witnesses who might have more information about the crash or driver. Would you be willing to post the attached flyer? We are hoping some of your readers might come forward with some information.”

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