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by Prince Of Petworth September 25, 2017 at 11:25 am 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“Homicide 2800 block of 14th St, NE

On the night of September 24, 2017 at approximately 9:50 p.m. several gunshots were fired at the location striking an adult male in the back. 5D Officers arrived moments later and attempted lifesaving measures to no avail. The victim was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead. Anyone that may have information to the listed offense is urged to contact the Metropolitan Police Departments Homicide Branch at 202-645-9600 or the Command Information Center at 202-272-9099. Further information will be forthcoming.”

Nicole notes with understandable frustration:

“I cannot believe that DC’s finest can’t shut down the open air drug market at this corner. And this is right by the fire station and planed new shelter. Where a woman lost her twins last year, and a block from where a young man was shot last week, and 2 blocks from where a young woman was shot dropping off someone.”

Full release from MPD: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth September 18, 2017 at 11:55 am 0

This house is located at 1504 Newton Street, NE. The MRIS listing says:

“Michiels Architecture is known for developing an interior that is responsive to contemporary living arrangements, while preserving the historic fabric of the house. They focus on developing generous spatial relationships between the rooms and connecting them with the decks and plentiful outdoor space. The palette is neutral and suite of materials restrained, creating a quiet and serene backdrop.”

You can see more photos here.

This 4 bed/3.5 bath is going for $1,399,000.

by Prince Of Petworth September 14, 2017 at 11:55 am 0

This house is located at 1500 Lawrence Street, NE. The MRIS listing says:

“Discover the joys of Brookland life with this cozy 3-bedroom/1-bathroom bungalow. Blocks from the Red Line. Beautiful original wood floors and woodwork throughout. Additional perks: off-street parking, space for a den or home office, kitchen with walk-in pantry, stucco facade. Deep front-yard, shaded by trees and great for gardening or tumbling.”

You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/1 bath is going for $549,000.

by Prince Of Petworth September 8, 2017 at 2:30 pm 0


3509 12th Street, NE courtesy Patrick’s Pet Care

From a press release:

“Patrick’s Pet Care, a leading pet services company in Washington D.C., today announced the grand opening of its second location in Brookland, NE. Located at 3509 12th Street NE. This new locale will bring a medium-to-large dog day school and overnight center to the Brookland community.

Not your typical day care, the day school will offer basic obedience training during the day, as well as evening training courses and overnight boarding. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth September 5, 2017 at 2:00 pm 0

This rental is located at 3305 7th Street, NE. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1067 / 6br – 1850ft2 – Rent a bedroom in this one of a kind Shipping Container Apartment!

This uniquely constructed 4 unit building is truly one of a kind. Welcome to DC’s first shipping container residential building. Constructed using repurposed steel shipping containers, this brand new modern apartment is one of the most memorable multi-family buildings in all of DC. You can rent a bedroom for yourself or bring a group of friends!

– 6 bedroom and 6 bathrooms in each unit ensuring privacy for every resident. Each room is $1067, and has a private bathroom! Entire unit for you and your friends is $6,400! (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 31, 2017 at 4:00 pm 0

From a press release:

“After an extended summer stay in Takoma Park, Duende District Bookstore is headed NE this September, with its next stop at A Creative DC: Brookland on the Arts Walk at Monroe Street Market.

The pop-up will run from Sept. 8-17 and will offer an expanded selection of general adult and children titles by authors/illustrators of color. A Creative DC: Brookland is located just off the Brookland/CUA Metro stop at 716 Monroe Street NE, Studio #8, across from the Arts Walk tower sign. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 21, 2017 at 11:25 am 0


12th and Jackson Street, NE

From an email:

“On August 23 (Wednesday), Brookland’s Finest will celebrate 2017 DC Beer Week with a special collaborative menu with beer cocktail pairings from Republic Restorative Distillery and Denizens Brewing Co. Partner/Executive Chef Shannon Troncoso will serve a three-course menu featuring seared foie gras with roasted beets and candied bacon, porcini rubbed prime rib with sweet corn polenta and bourbon glazed carrots, and chocolate avocado mouse with dragon fruit. The dinner, priced at $35, starts at 5 p.m. and reservations are not required. Full menu details can be found here:

BF 2017 Beer Week Menu (PDF)

by Prince Of Petworth August 16, 2017 at 12:45 pm 0

hahaha thanks to Tracy for sending:

“Thought this ad was funny. Place sounds nice enough until the last part- must be 5’3″ or shorter to live there because of the low ceilings!”

$1050 / 600ft2 – basement studio in Brookland

Unfurnished basement in law suite for rent in Brookland 0.6 miles from Brookland/CUA metro and on H8 and 80 bus lines. Walk to restaurants, shopping, and the Turkey Thicket rec center. Separate entrance off alley with bathroom, hall and walk in closets, bed nook, full kitchen (with dishwasher + disposal) and washer/dryer, central HVAC. All appliances less than 5 years old and serviced this month. New carpet and freshly painted. All utilities (including wi-fi and basic cable) included. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 15, 2017 at 10:00 am 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“​​Shooting-4300 block 2nd ST NE. This offense occurred at 10:05 PM.

An adult male victim was approached by two suspects. One suspect produced a handgun and attempted to rob the victim. The victim resisted and the suspect shot him once in the torso. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he is being treated for serious injuries. The suspects are described as two Black males. The first suspect is approximately 5’6″ and in his twenties. The second suspect is described as 5’4″ in his teens. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call 202-727-9099.”

and

“At approximately 9:30 PM last night, a vehicle was traveling Eastbound on I-695 near the 11th Street SE exit. At this time, suspect(s) in another vehicle fired multiple shots at the victims. Thankfully nobody was hit by the gunfire. This incident is being investigated by members of the First District Detective’s office. Anyone who may have information or witnessed the offense is asked to call MPD at 202-727-9099. You can also text information to MPD at 50411.”

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