by Prince Of Petworth November 17, 2017 at 4:30 pm 0

3207 Grace Street, NW

From Chaia:

“Chaia turns Two!


This Sunday, November 19th we will once again raffle off a whole year of Free Tacos to one Very Lucky Winner. Come get your chance to win! Plus, 5% of all-day sales will go to Georgetown Ministry Center, which offers emergency services to our neighborhood’s homeless men and women. Come help make a difference!”

by Prince Of Petworth November 2, 2017 at 9:30 am 0

a helicopter searching at night

From MPD:

“Please be advised, 2D is currently working three (3) possible robbery incidents in the area of 21st and O and 23rd and O, involving a similar lookout and modus operandi. The lookout in each incident is for 3 B/M juveniles, last seen wearing hoodies. In each incident, the subjects asked the complainants to borrow their cell phones and subsequently took the cell phones, or attempted to. No weapons were mentioned and no injuries were reported. If any has any information regarding these incidents please call 202-727-9099.”

In happier news, Deputy Mayor Donahue‏ tweets us this morning:

“Still much work to do, but crime down significantly YTD:
• Violent crime ⬇️24%
• Robbery ⬇️29%
• ADW ⬇️21%
• Murder ⬇️13%
• Burglary ⬇️29%”

by Prince Of Petworth October 30, 2017 at 10:22 pm 0

3210 Grace Street, NW

Reverie’s liquor license placard says:

“New Restaurant with upscale casual modern American food. Summer Garden with 30 seats. Total Occupancy Load is 64.”

This is the same building home to:

From a description of an early preview dinner:

Chef Johnny Spero began his culinary career at the age of 16 in Baltimore County. For the past 10 years he has been living and working in Washington D.C., most recently during his tenure as Head Chef at Jose Andres’ Minibar the restaurant earned a perfect four-star review from The Washington Post.

Currently Johnny is building his new restaurant in Georgetown called Reverie. It will offer an a la carte menu as well as a 6 course tasting menu. Reverie is inspired by Spero’s travels and working abroad, offering a casual fine dining experience in an approachable and fun atmosphere.”

Stay tuned:


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by Prince Of Petworth October 26, 2017 at 3:25 pm 0

Photo by PoPville flickr user Erin

“Dear PoPville,

My husband and I visited Key Bridge Boathouse in Georgetown on Sunday Oct 22, 2017 and were on the river kayaking from 2:50pm-3:50pm. We had locked up our bikes on the bike racks in front of the boathouse and came back to find them missing.

I was immediately approached by a homeless man claiming he had witnessed our bikes being stolen and could help us get them back. He knew exactly what these two men looked like and knew they would be back for more bikes. He said the thieves cut our lock and escaped in opposite directions with our bikes (one down the Capital Crescent Trail and the other towards Georgetown Waterfront.) I was skeptical, thinking this man may have been involved.

Meanwhile, my husband searched along the Potomac River side of the Capital Crescent Trail for stashed bikes as I called the police to file a report and notified the Boathouse front desk staff. Neither the police or staff seemed surprised by this incident. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 19, 2017 at 9:25 am 0

3040 Wisconsin Ave, NW

Will it be Shaw, NoMa, Hill East, Anacostia Riverfront? Or Boston for Amazon’s HQ2? Who knows but in the meantime:

From Amazon:

“As a physical extension of Amazon.com, Amazon Books integrates the benefits of offline and online shopping to help you find books and devices you’ll love. We select books based on Amazon.com customer ratings, pre-orders, sales, popularity on Goodreads, and our curators’ assessments. We place books face-out on the shelves, so each can communicate its own essence. Under each book is a review card with the Amazon.com customer rating and a review. Most have been rated 4 stars or above and many are award winners.

Amazon Books is a store without walls – there are thousands of books available in store and millions more available at Amazon.com. Walk out of the store with a book or device; lighten your load and buy it online (Prime customers, of course, won’t pay for shipping); download a book for your Kindle; or add a product to your Amazon Wish List, so someone else can buy it.

Devices in our Echo, Kindle, Fire tablet, and Fire TV families are available to test drive and buy. Associates are on hand to answer questions and show each device in action.

Prices on all items for Amazon Prime members are the same as from Amazon.com. For customers who aren’t Prime members, Amazon devices are the same price as from Amazon.com; books and other items are sold at list price.”

Also interesting list:

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

This house is located at 3541 S Street, NW. The MRIS listing says:

“Must see! 4BR/4.5BA south-facing, 3635 sq ft TH w/3-story atrium & 460 sqft rooftop deck Superior Renov inc modern & historic elements with mature landscape design. Kit-new quartz ctrs, Blomberg & FisherPaykel ss appl. Mstr BR/ensuite BA, wlk-in clst. 2nd Flr w/d. 2 BR suites w/priv BA. Spac in-law suite w/kit-New quartz cntrs. Priv crtyrd; Rear pking.WlkScr91”

You can see more photos here.

This 4 bed/4.5 bath is going for $1,800,000.


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