Washington, DC

4619 41st Street, NW

A little bit more info about Le Kavacha from their liquor license placard:

“The Establishment will be a restaurant serving French and American food and drinks with occasional karaoke. Seating Capacity of 163 and a Total Occupancy Load of 179. Request to add a Sidewalk Café with 80 seats. The licensee is also requesting an Entertainment Endorsement to provide live entertainment indoors only.”

Stay tuned.


From SEOULSPICE (NoMa at 145 N Street, NW; Tenleytown at 4600 Wisconsin Ave, NW):

“SEOULSPICE, the healthy Korean comfort food concept with locations in NOMA, Tenleytown and College Park, Maryland, has transformed two of its popular fast-casual restaurants into Korean BBQ concepts. Beginning Wednesday, November 11, fans of the NOMA and Tenleytown locations will be able to enjoy a never-ending supply of high-quality, dry-aged beef, served tableside with an ample selection of Korean banchan (sides) and scratch-made sauces. Guests who visit the new Korean BBQ concept can also look forward to a 25% discount for the month of November, followed by a 10% discount for the month of December. The full price menu will launch on January 1, 2021. This special savings only applies to the cuisine (beverages pricing excluded from the discount) during the preview period and is available exclusively at the NOMA and Tenleytown locations. Read More


Wisconsin and Van Ness Street, NW. Photo by James.

Alan Henney first about the incident above around 11:40pmreported:

“SHOOTING, UPPER NW DC— Male walked into McDonalds at Wisconsin Ave and Van Ness St NW-DC. He may have been shot near 40th St and Wisconsin Ave in North Cleveland Park/Tenleytown area. He has been struck in the arm. Police searching for a crime scene.

update on Tenleytown shooting: Approx. 75yr-old man was in his car near the firehouse when a pedestrian fired shot(s) into the auto injuring his arm. He then drove to McDonalds for help.”

MPD later reported what would be a shooting homicide at the gas station on Connecticut Ave across the street from Politics and Prose: “Confirmed Shooting in the 4900 block of Connecticut Ave NW. Lookout for: 2 B/M’s DARK COMPLXN, TALLER POSSIBLY WEARING NEW BALANCE TENNIS SHOES.”

On that The Washington Post reported:

“The shooting occurred about 1:30 a.m. near Connecticut and Nebraska avenues NW, according to a police official.

The victim was not identified immediately but appeared to be a teenager or young man, police said. It appeared that he was shot twice, the official said.”

Update from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Monday, October 5, 2020, in 4900 block of Connecticut Avenue, Northwest. Read More


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