Washington, DC

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

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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

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From Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie:

“Neighbors,

In response to a spate of recent violent incidents in Ward 5, last week I shared that I would be providing a more detailed update, as well as hosting a series of community conversations around public safety. I called upon Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) to increase patrols and have been working with both MPD and Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement (ONSE) to confront recent challenges. Please find below specific actions taken by MPD and ONSE in response to my requests.

Finally, I want to invite all residents to attend and participate in one of three upcoming community conversations on public safety taking place this Saturday, December 14, Monday, December 16, and Wednesday, December 18 (full details below). While I understand the notice for these meetings is relatively short, I did not want to delay these important conversations.

In service,

Kenyan

Update from the Metropolitan Police Department:

The Fifth District Crime Suppression Team is targeting all of Brentwood, Langdon, Edgewood, and Brookland neighborhoods on a daily basis, 7 days a week.

Additional officers and beats: Read More

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“Dear PoPville,

I live in Woodridge and our street was slated for leaf collection last week. We used the ‘new’ DPW app and got the notification on Fri. Nov. 22 that leaf collection would happen the week of 11/25-30. I and many neighbors followed the protocols and had leaves ready for pickup on 11/25. It was the holiday week and the crew showed up on 11/30 with their blowers and rakes and prepped the piles for vacuuming up by the truck. We saw the truck around the corner vacuuming up another nearby block around RI Ave and Monroe NE so had faith that they would turn the corner and finish the job on our street. They never showed up and it’s apparent that many other streets around the block weren’t collected either; Read More

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A few readers messaged photos from Michigan and North Cap around 7pm. One reader responded:

“About 10ish shots fired from a car around 5:15pm”

Alert DC reported: “MPD reports the 100 block of Michigan Ave NW is closed in both directions due to police activity. Please use alternate route.”

Elsewhere last night MPD reported around 8:30pm:

“Shooting in the 2300 Block of Rhode Island Ave NE. Lookout for a small grey car traveling east on Rhode Island Ave NE. DO NOT TAKE ACTION, CALL 911″

Updates if when more is known.

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2214 Rhode Island Avenue, NE

“Momo Yakitori is a yakitori restaurant and bar in the Woodridge neighborhood of Northeast Washington, DC.

Yakitori is a type of Japanese skewered chicken. Our chicken is skewered with wooden or bamboo skewers, grilled over a binchotan charcoal grill and seasoned with a variety of house made sauces. At Momo Yakitori, we use Green Circle Chicken that is antibiotic, hormone-free chicken raised free range on a vegetable diet and certified humane.”

Ed. Note: This was previously the home to Nido and Lace on the Avenue before them.

Thanks to V.J. for sending from Momo Yakitori:

“Thank you for your support! We will be closing our doors at the end of the year. Our last day of service will be 12/29. We’d love to see you at least one more time!”

You can see their menu here.

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via google maps

ALERT DC and MPD reported around 11:30pm Monday:

“Shooting in the 2500 block of Rhode Island Avenue, NE. No Lookout.
DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911″

WTOP reported:

“A shooting that occurred Monday evening in Northeast D.C. has left a man dead.

D.C. police said a gunfire locator detected more than 30 shots were fired, and is unclear how many of those rounds struck the victim.”

Update from MPD
: Read More

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From MPD:

“Thanks to a tip from an observant anonymous citizen, members of the Fifth District’s Crime Suppression team responded to the 1900 block of Quincy Street, NE, for the report of a Marijuana Pop-up Party.

Once on the scene, the officers received consent to search the residence and located two handguns, and an amount of marijuana, edibles and assorted THC products (pictured). No arrests have been made at this time, and the investigation is ongoing.

We’d like to thank the anonymous citizen for bringing this to our attention, and encourage everyone who is aware of these events to call 911 or send an anonymous text to 50411.”

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