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Update from a reader: “I was about 5 feet from the shooting in Shaw at 2pm yesterday. I had to run away and saw and heard bullets clinking off of metal. There was a car in the middle of the street that was shooting towards someone maybe five feet from me. I feel very lucky to be alive. Everyone crouched down and started running away. People were hiding behind cars. Running down the metro steps. Running down streets. I had no idea where to go. I didn’t know when I was safe.”

“Dear PoPville,

Gunfire in Shaw today (Sunday) I think a bit after 2PM. It’s still a little surreal for a (possibly two-way) gun battle to happen in broad daylight near a metro stop and yet Read More

“Dear PoPville,

My boyfriend parked on Sherman Ave NW on Sunday around 4pm, across the street from the Shaw District Dogs. When we went to move the car today, it was completely wrecked. There’s a large amount of sawdust on the sidewalk and a cut tree up on the stone wall – technically on Garfield Terrace Senior apartments land. Did anyone take pictures of the tree on our car, or see what organization took care of/cleaned up the tree?” Read More


“Dear PoPville,

I thought that I would shoot over a message in regard to our building and neighborhood. A few weeks ago, a male and female (whom we are assuming are a couple or partnered) entered the vestibule of our condo building in Shaw/Logan Circle, loitered, and pulled the fire alarm at 4:00 a.m. Since then, there have been numerous attempts for this couple to enter the building again, Read More


From Lost & Found (1240 9th Street, NW):

“We are giving our Blagden Alley patio space a “glow up” for the 2022 season and are planning a spring party to celebrate! We’re hosting Blake King, Founder of ToriSumi Yakitori, who will be grilling chicken and veggie skewers to order on Wednesday, April 27th from 6-9pm.

This is a ticketed, outdoor event limited to 30 guests and includes 5 yakitori skewers and choice of two wine or beer pairings. Tickets can be purchased Eventbrite page.

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