Washington, DC

From MPD:

“On May 9, 2021, at approximately 02:35 AM Officers responded to the 400 block of Emerson Street NW for sounds of Gunshots. Once on the scene officers located multiple shell casing. No report of any injuries or property damage. The incident is being investigated by the Fourth District Detective’s Office.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Metropolitan Police Department at 202-727-9099.”

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6900 Georgia Ave, NW

Photos and words by @Pharipedia. Phari is one of my favorite photographers who contributes to our Instagram. He’s volunteered to share a bit more with us from his adventures around town. Phari lives on Capitol Hill.

Before moving to its current location in Bethesda, Maryland, Walter Reed Army Medical Center occupied this massive 113 acre campus from 1909 to 2011. During its 102 years, it grew from 80 beds to 5500 rooms while serving tens of thousands of wounded troops and veterans from WWI to Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. Many presidents were treated at this hospital including President Eisenhower who died here. Read More

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Rendering via Hines

From a press release:

“Hines, Urban Atlantic, and Triden Development Group along with joint venture partner, Bridge Investment Group, announced today they have closed on one and a half acres at The Parks at Walter Reed to develop The Hartley, a 323-unit luxury, multifamily property, anchored by natural and organic grocer Whole Foods Market. Santander Bank N.A. and EagleBank are providing the construction financing.

Construction on The Hartley is expected to begin in May 2020 with completion of the project in early 2022. Read More

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Rendering via Hines

Das ist riesig, c’est énorme, esto es enorme – THIS IS HUGE!!

“The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle.” ―Anais Nin

Boom. Back in 2016 this space was, briefly, planned for a Wegmans grocery store. North Country – get your dancing shoes! From a press release:

Whole Foods Market has signed a 40,000-square-foot lease to anchor the Hartley at the Parks at Walter Reed, a 3.1 million-square-foot master-planned community from Hines, Urban Atlantic, and Triden Development Group. The leading natural and organic grocer is among the latest signature additions to the dynamic transformation of the former Walter Reed medical campus, the largest site under development in Northwest Washington, D.C.

Construction on The Hartley is expected to begin in early 2020 with completion of the project in early 2022. Read More

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3505 Connecticut Ave, NW

The small format Targets have soft opened (with great fanfare and ribbon cuttings last night) in Cleveland Park and Shepherd Park. I stopped by Cleveland Park’s and like a moth to a flame I was guided to the glowing glory that is Target.

So basically you go down the escalators and to the right is a grocery:

And there is milk, oh yes, there is milk: Read More

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From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Special Investigations Branch seek the public’s assistance in identifying two persons of interest in reference to an Armed Kidnapping / Armed Robbery (Gun) offense that occurred on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, in the 1100 block of Shepherd Road, Northwest.

At approximately 1:53 am, the suspects approached the victim at the listed location. The suspect brandished a handgun and demanded property. The suspects assaulted the victim then forced him into the trunk of his vehicle. The suspects then fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle. Officers located the victim’s vehicle parked in the 7400 block of 9th Street, Northwest. The victim was found in the trunk of the vehicle. The victim was not injured. Read More

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3505 Connecticut Ave, NW

From Target:

“Target will celebrate the grand opening of its newest Washington, D.C. small-format stores, in Cleveland Park and at Georgia & Eastern, on April 7, 2019. Both stores will begin hiring for more than 100 total team members at events on Feb. 8-9.

The Cleveland Park store is located at 3505 Connecticut Ave. NW, across from the Cleveland Park Metro stop, and will host hiring events at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. The Georgia & Eastern store is located at 7828 Georgia Ave. and will host its hiring events at the Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center.

These two new stores mark Target’s fifth and sixth small-format stores in the greater D.C. area. Read More

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courtesy Target

From a press release:

“Target is announcing plans to open a new small-format store in Washington, D.C., located at the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Eastern Avenue in the Shepherd Park neighborhood of Northwest D.C. This approximately 30,000-square-foot-store will be Target’s eighth open or planned small-format store in the D.C. metro area. It will join existing locations in College Park, Rosslyn, Bethesda and Falls Church Tinner Hill, as well as future stores in Cleveland Park (2019), Northeast D.C. on New York Ave (2020) and Ballston, Va. (2021). Target has signed a lease with Douglas Development Corporation, and plans to open the D.C. Georgia and Eastern store in 2019. Read More

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via google maps

Alan Henney reports around 2:15pm:

“20+ GUNSHOTS FIRED- so far, nobody found injured, 4800 blk 9th St NW at Delafield Pl NW-DC. Police have found approx. 20 shell casings, still searching for a suspect and/or any victims (none found as of yet).”

Michael reports also around 2:15pm:

“Fire at 1117 Fern St NW.  Looks like they just got it put down, it was in the right side of a duplex, that side looks like it got messed up pretty good, left side had had smoke coming through at te attic level and fire fighters when into that one and opened all the windows, big response Georgia Ave is shut down both directions between Elder and Fern.”


“Georgia Ave looking North from Elder to Fern”

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