by Prince Of Petworth February 23, 2018 at 10:25 am 0

2905 Sherman Ave, NW

Vincent reports:

“I have a follow up for Bun DC. It is in fact the same ownership from Pho Viet. I bumped into the owner of Pho Viet inspecting the restaurant from outside and she told me that it is actually her mother’s restaurant, but she will also be a cook. Regardless, the Pho Viet family will have their handprints all over this. She said they are ready to go and could easily open in a week, but have been waiting on DC to inspect the place for months. As a huge Pho Viet fan, DC needs to hurry up and get on this!”


by Prince Of Petworth February 20, 2018 at 3:15 pm 0

3000 Georgia Ave, NW

Thanks to Cait for passing on from the New Communities Initiative:

“BELL Architects has been selected to lead the design of the acre park that will front Georgia Avenue and Columbia Road NW. The chosen team also includes the Landscape Architecture Bureau and Wiles Mensch Corporation. A key factor in BELL’s selection was their experience and qualifications leading comprehensive community design. Accordingly, BELL believes that community engagement is the key to a successful project and community satisfaction. Their project team has experience leading interactive community meetings to gain feedback to incorporate into the design. The first community-wide meeting is being planned for March 2018 and will be announced broadly.”

You can read more about the greater plans here.

by Prince Of Petworth February 5, 2018 at 10:25 am 0

Sherman and Girard St, NW

Thanks to Amelia for sending:

“I live across from Hilltop Bar and Grill and saw a few weeks ago that it’s closed for kitchen renovations. Well today I noticed they were painting on a new restaurant name! Looks like now it will be called Napoli Pasta Bar. Know any more details??”

Anyone hear more about the plans? Updates as more on the plans are known.

by Prince Of Petworth December 20, 2017 at 4:25 pm 0

via google maps

From MPD around 3:15pm:

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 600 block of Columbia Road NW. An adult male has sustained a gunshot wound to the lower body and is being transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Motorists and pedestrians in the area should expect road closures and should avoid the area. Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”

by Prince Of Petworth October 30, 2017 at 3:45 pm 0

via google maps

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit seek the public’s assistance in identifying and locating suspects in connection with a First Degree Sexual Abuse offense and a Robbery offense that occurred on Friday, October 27, 2017, in the 2800 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest.

At approximately 2:30 am, several suspects approached a male and female victim that were walking at the listed location. The suspects and victims became engaged in a verbal altercation. During the altercation, one of the suspects sexually assaulted the female victim. The male victim was assaulted and his personal property was taken. The suspects then fled the scene on foot. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 4, 2017 at 9:55 am 0

stock photo from a previous search

I received numerous messages last night like this one:

“Helicopters have been circling Columbia Heights/Petworth/Park View since last night. My wife heard it was due to a search for a missing person who was found, but they’re still circling. Anyone know what’s going on?”

MPD first reported:

“Fourth District Officers were searching for a missing person with the assistance of the MPD helicopter. The missing person was located”


“Officers of the Third Police District are searching for a prisoner who escaped from police custody. The suspect is described as an African American male, 5’10”, 155 pounds, dark complexion, wearing a white t-shirt, black pants, and dark shoes. The suspect was last seen running eastbound in the 600 block of Lamont Street, NW. He is wanted on drug, theft, and traffic charges.

Anyone with information regarding this escaped prisoner is asked to contact the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at 202-727-9099.”


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