Washington, DC


1921 8th Street, NW via Gogi Yogi

Lots of folks wrote in about shots fired (scroll to bottom of link) in Shaw on Sunday around 7pm. I missed the following from Gogi Yogi:

“Normally we post things that are fun or yummy, but tonight it is of the stray bullet that hit Gogi Yogi. Fortunately, no one was hurt this time, but the trend of criminality & lawlessness in Shaw is destroying businesses and lives. Read More


via MPD

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District announce an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Machete) offense that occurred on Saturday, June 12, 2021, in the 500 block of Florida Avenue, Northwest.

At approximately 3:00 pm, the suspect approached the victim at the listed location. The suspect brandished a machete and threatened to stab the victim. The suspect then made derogatory comments towards the victim and fled the scene. No injuries were reported.

On Sunday, June 13, 2021, a 13 year-old juvenile male, of Northwest, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Machete). Read More


9th and U Street, NW

Update from Nellie’s:

“Nellie’s Sports Bar has terminated, with immediate effect, the independent security vendor hired to protect our guests during Pride Week. Our investigation into the matter is ongoing, and we will cooperate with any law enforcement investigation, however we do not need to wait for the investigation’s conclusion before we take decisive action. We offer a heartfelt apology to all who witnessed the horrific events of this past weekend. No matter what behavior occurred prior, nothing warrants mistreating, and disrespecting, one of our guests.

What we can say is we have heard the concerns of the BIPOC and LGBTQ communities. Nellie’s will be closed this week as we evaluate this regrettable situation, though we will continue to pay all non-security staff their normal wages. In the interim, we will use this time to listen and understand what more we can do to create the safe and friendly atmosphere our guests have come to expect from Nellie’s Sports Bar over the past 14 years.

Thank you.

The Nellie’s Family”

WTOP reported:

“Nellie’s Sports Bar in D.C. said it is conducting an investigation into an incident captured on video Saturday night of a woman being dragged down the stairs.”

I don’t believe related but earlier gunshots were fired nearby at 8th and Florida Ave, NW: Read More


1230 9th Street, NW

From a press release:

“Monument Retail, the retail division of Monument Realty, announces today the signing of a long-term lease to reopen the acclaimed Eighteenth Street Lounge (ESL) in its new location in Blagden Alley.

ESL owner Farid Nouri tasked Valerie Mnayarji of Monument Retail to represent the 25-year-old brand in finding its new location, trusting her real estate expertise and DC-market knowledge. “Finding a new space for the iconic nightlife and entertainment staple, keeping in line its existing clientele while adjusting to the changes in the market was a challenge but high priority,” said Valerie Mnayarji of Monument Retail. “With its new location, nestled in a vibrant and dynamic community driven by a high-end restaurant scene, ESL will be a revamped version of its original successful concept, capitalizing on the shift towards the eastside of the district.”

The new Eighteenth Street Lounge will be located at 1230 9th Street NW. Read More

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From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division announce an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with Intent to Kill (Gun) offense that occurred on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, in the 1500 block of 10th Street, Northwest.

At approximately 6:56 pm, members of the Third District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, members located an adult female and a juvenile male suffering from gunshot wounds. Read More

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