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by Prince Of Petworth May 29, 2018 at 10:45 am 0

A reader reported yesterday:

“I’m not sure about victim. Was a bit after 1pm. Saw a couple guys in cuffs down on Ingraham, near Jefferson Liquor.”

Another reader reported from 1st and Q Street, NW around 1pm Monday:

“Open house in Truxton Circle – don’t mind the shell casings”

“I heard it and saw people scatter. 7-8 shots.”

Another reader reported:

“I heard 10-15 shots Monday around 1pm, and someone on Nextdoor posted the news that there was also gunfire last night or early this morning in the same area around Q and 1st NW (she talked to cops, and neither incident was fireworks).”

by Prince Of Petworth May 23, 2018 at 3:45 pm 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“5D is investigating a shooting that occurred on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 9:31 pm in the 1600 block of North Capitol St., NE.

An adult male victim was found suffering from a gunshot wound, and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call 202-727-9099 or may send a text message to 50411.”

by Prince Of Petworth April 10, 2018 at 3:30 pm 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“Last night at approximately 9:25pm there were sounds of Gunshots in the Unit block of O Street, Northwest. Four vehicles were struck by bullets. Evidence was recovered and the case will be investigated by the Fifth District Detectives Office. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Fifth District Detectives Office at 202-698-0660 or the MPD Command Information Center at 202-727-9099. Officers will be in the area so feel free to speak with one of them as well.”

by Prince Of Petworth March 16, 2018 at 10:45 am 0

Good Deal or Not Revisited (GDoN-R) is a weekly post that reviews the settled sales data of a recent individual real estate transaction in the District of Columbia. Each post is intended as a case study and a snapshot of the real estate market at a particular moment in time. GDoN-R generally posts on Friday in the late morning.

GDoN-R has been written exclusively for PoPville since 2009 by Suzanne Des Marais. Suzanne is a practicing Realtor with Compass. Unless specifically noted, neither she nor the company that she is affiliated with represented any of the parties or were directly involved in the transaction reported below. Unless otherwise noted, the source of information is Metropolitan Regional Information Systems (MRIS), which is the local multiple listing system and/or Smartcharts by Showingtime. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Featured Property: 405 O St NW #2
Legal Subdivision: Old City #2
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Old City #2
Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 3 Parking: Street Ownership: Condo Monthly fee: $284.94
Living Square Footage per Listing: 1690 square feet
Original List Price: $849,900. List Price at Contract: $849,900.
List Date: 1/19/2018 Days on Market: 5
Settled Sales Price: $885,000.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settled Price per Square Foot: $524.
Settlement Date: 2/28/2018
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

Last week, GDoN-R reported on the sale of a duplex condo in Columbia Heights/Park View that settled with a $503. price per square foot. The subject property of this post is also an upper duplex condo in NW DC, located further south and east (in Shaw near the O Street Market Development) in relation to last week’s, and sold at $524. per square foot. While it might not seem like much of a difference, that extra $20. or so per square foot can mean a few tens of thousands of dollars to the Seller. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 15, 2018 at 4:05 pm 0


3rd and Florida Ave, NW, vacant For-EVAH

A few folks have been asking and Jason reminded me this morning:

“any word on the place at 3rd & florida across from anxo? used to have a lease sign up but doesn’t anymore, and looks like construction inside.”

I took some photo last weekend and it definitely looks like a bar is sketched out on the floor. Anyone hear any scuttlebutt about the plans here?


what’s that old sign above the door say?


looking towards ANXO

by Prince Of Petworth March 12, 2018 at 1:40 pm 0


1st and O Street, NW

“Dear PoPville,

Since moving to Shaw at the end of last year, I’ve loved having access to the Dunbar High School track on weekends for my runs. However, the past couple times I’ve tried to access the track (mid morning on Saturdays), most recently yesterday, the turnstile on O Street has been locked. Any idea if this is just an oversight, a change in hours, or a change in policy?”

Ed. Note: We’ve spoken about the Dunbar Pool here.

by Prince Of Petworth March 7, 2018 at 4:15 pm 0


300 Florida Ave, NW

From a press release:

“ANXO Cidery & Pintxos Bar and Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. (PPMW) celebrate International Women’s Day with “A Wild Night: The Story of Basandere,” an evening of ciders, cocktails and women’s health initiatives on Thursday, March 8th from 7:00-9:00 PM at the ANXO Cidery & Pintxos Bar (300 Florida Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001).

Founded with inspiration from Basque Country and a passion for cider, ANXO brings culinary and beverage delights to the District in a unique setting.

‘A Wild Night’ features Basandere, or ‘Wild Woman,’ a protector of nature in Basque mythology. In conjunction with International Women’s Day, PPMW and ANXO Cidery & Pintxos Bar hope to bring people together to lift up the DC community in support of women all over the world.

Members of PPMW’s Developing Leader Program, a 9-month program designed to train the next generation of leaders in the reproductive rights movement, will help execute the event, which will feature women’s health initiatives like PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis). PrEP is a once-daily pill taken to prevent your risk of contracting HIV by 90%. (more…)

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