Update from MPD:
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Friday, June 11, 2021, in the 1600 Block of Franklin Street, Northeast.
At approximately 1:09 pm, members of the Fifth District responded to the listed location for the report of the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, members located an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and found that the victim displayed no signs consistent with life. Read More
Please send your particularly good cicada photos to [email protected] thanks!
Thanks to Abby for sending from Woodridge NE. Yikes.
And thanks to Louise Holland for sending her cool drawing: Read More
Thanks to Jan for sending: “Hamlin cleanup: crew kind of looked like they didn’t know where to start.”
Photo by Kelly B
Kelly reported at 10:19pm: “Unfinished building at 3011 20th St NE collapsed. Photo of structure is from 2/23 (below), five stories were up before collapse.”
Photo by Kelly B
“On March 28, 2021 at approximately 2140hours, Officers responded to the 3000 Block of 20th Street, NE for the collapse of building under construction. Read More
Thanks to Abby for sending:
“Sunday March 28th 1pm
We need you!
Please assemble at 12:30pm at 24th Street, NE an Randolph Street, NE facing Bunker Hill Road. NE.”
2214 Rhode Island Ave, NE
“Owner grew up in the neighborhood. Should open in around two weeks.” Read More
courtesy DC Brau Brewing Co
From an email:
“A DC summer isn’t considered complete (at least to us at DC Brau) without our annual Genuine Crab Fest Monumental Extravaganza at The Quarterdeck. But like all things this year, we’re changing it up a bit. The 9th annual DC Brau Genuine Crab Fest Monumental Extravaganza will be a TO GO ONLY affair from the parking lot (3178-B Bladensburg Road, NE) at DC Brau on Saturday, September 5th from 12 – 4pm. Tickets” go on sale TONIGHT, Tuesday August 25th at 7pm via DCBrau.com/Order.
There will two packages to choose from: Read More
From an email:
“Local, Ethiopian immigrant-owned 7 Days Market is ready to serve the meal-planning and grocery needs of its neighborhood community.
The store, located at 2310 Rhode Island Ave, NE, has begun curbside pick-up service, and delivery service within 3 miles, Friday-Sunday. As part of this offering, 7 Days is providing delicious and affordable meal packages serving up to 4 people. Options range from Read More
Kim and others reported around 5:45am: “huge police response at corner of RIA and Eastern Ave in NE DC. Easily 40 emergency vehicles w helicopter circling overhead. Any idea what this is?”
Katie reports: “Carjacking in Fort Totten that ended up on a chase through DC and into MD. 3 out of the 4 suspects were caught in Mount Rainier. Apparently Rhode Island Avenue was/is closed for continued investigation (a DC police cruiser crashed during the chase)” Read More
2208 Rhode Island Ave, NE
Thanks to Aaron DeNu for recognizing this great achievement:
“Carl’s Subs opened shop 33 years ago today on Rhode Island Ave, NE, DC, April 1st 1987. He deserves some recognition for being the longest serving food establishment that I know of on RIA” Read More