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by Prince Of Petworth June 9, 2017 at 2:15 pm 11 Comments

This rental is located at 15th and Girard St, NW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$3350 / 2br – 1017ft2 – 2 Bedroom Columbia Heights Condo, Furnished Option (15th and Girard NW)

Newly renovated spacious 2 bedroom and one bathroom condo in beautiful Columbia Heights with open floorplan $3350/month.

In 8 unit boutique condo building with new appliances, washer/dryer, and balcony. Great natural light and designer finishes. 3 blocks from Columbia Heights Metro. 1017 square feet, not including outside space. Pets allowed case by case. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 7, 2017 at 3:30 pm 3 Comments


1432 Park Road, NW

Thanks to Andy for sending: “what’s up with “Flip It LJ Diner” now with signage up on Park Road near Pho 14?”

This might be set a new record for “long time coming”! Back in August 2013 we first posted about Flip It coming to this space. In December 2014 they looked close to opening. Then crickets. Finally some new signage and Dear God please be a proper Diner. STAY TUNED.

by Prince Of Petworth June 7, 2017 at 9:30 am 2 Comments


1326 Park Road, NW

A reader reports:

“I walked by El Rinconcito II over Memorial Day Weekend, and there were a couple guys going in and out with renovation/construction type equipment. I asked them when it was re-opening and they said, “next month!” — fingers crossed for sometime this June!”

El Rinconcito II suffered a terrible fire last October. There were initial hopes they’d reopen in April. Fingers now crossed for June!!

by Prince Of Petworth June 5, 2017 at 1:30 pm 28 Comments

“Dear PoPville,

I was walking my dog and a friends dog (both Labrador Retrievers) home from the 11th Street dog park in Columbia Heights on Thursday, June 1st when a loose dog approached us.

We were on Sherman Avenue NW between Lamont and Kenyon heading south. Both of my dogs were on leash but the loose dog had no collar, leash or owner present. The dog went for the black lab first and then attacked my dog, Griffin. The dog had a strong hold on Griffin’s neck and head for a while and had him pinned on his back. With the help of some people in the area we were able to get the dog off of Griffin after a few minutes and secure it with a leash. The police were called and the dog was picked up by DC animal control. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 2, 2017 at 4:30 pm 23 Comments

From MPD:

“2:00 pm – 3500 11th Street, NW (11th & Monroe Street Park) C1 reported that S1 approached him and asked to use his cell phone, when he refused S1 grabbed C1 and bit him on his right arm. C1 pushed S1 away, S1 then picked up a brick, put it inside a sock and began swinging the brick at C1, without striking him. S1 threw the brick on the ground and fled the scene on foot.

C1 refused medical treatment.”

by Prince Of Petworth June 2, 2017 at 3:28 pm 8 Comments


14th and Fairmont St, NW by James

From MPD:

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting at the intersection of 14th Street and Fairmont Street NW. An adult male sustained non-life threatening injuries in this incident and has been transported to an area hospital.

Motorists and pedestrians in the area should expect street closures while we investigate and are asked to seek alternate routes.

Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099 or text to 50411.”

by Prince Of Petworth June 2, 2017 at 10:00 am 22 Comments


Photo by PoPville flickr user brunofish

He’s back…and approaching The $20 for Two $10s Guy in productivity.

“Dear PoPville,

Wanted to share and give a heads up to your readers about something that happened to me yesterday evening outside of the Columbia Heights Giant.

I was walking down Park Road when a middle-aged black man on a bike stopped and asked if I could do something for him. He told me he was on a scavenger hunt, and the last item he needed was a picture of the bottom of a woman’s foot. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 1, 2017 at 4:00 pm 3 Comments


Meridian Hill Park photo by Terry Lynch

Ed. Note: Also looks like the fountains are finally back on again!

From an email:

“On Saturday, June 3, MINT Gym and Studio is hosting a FREE outdoor bootcamp at Meridian Hill Park at 10:30 a.m., taught by our infamous Liz Harvey. It’s going to be a crazy and engaging “power playground” event that focuses on both strength and cardio. Sign up via this Eventbrite link, since the event is being held on National Park grounds and we must keep our records straight.”

by Prince Of Petworth June 1, 2017 at 11:55 am 33 Comments

This unit is located at 1221 Kenyon Street, NW. The MRIS listing says:

“Amazing Columbia Heights condo perfectly located half a block away from Bad Saint and all the great restaurants on 11th st, 1 block to Columbia Heights metro. “Walkscore” of 97. Carrera marble counters w/ solid oak hardwood floors, gas range, SS appliances, wine fridge, HUGE separate private storage room, marble master bath with rain shower head, master bed easily fits a king bed and sitting space”

You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/2 bath is going for $650,000 ($220 monthly fee.)

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