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by Prince Of Petworth — June 15, 2017 at 10:30 am 0

From MPD:

“1D is investigating a shooting that occurred in the 1300 block of Half Street SW at approximately 9:55 pm on June 14, 2017. The victim is an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound to his arm and was transported to a local hospital.

If you have any additional information, call MPD TIPLINE at 1-888-919-CRIME or CRIMESOLVERS TIPS at 1-866-411-TIPS”

A reader reports: The man was found naked and police indicated he may have been on drugs, also “Apparently the victim was both stabbed AND had a single gunshot wound.”

by Prince Of Petworth — June 13, 2017 at 2:15 pm 6 Comments

This rental is located at 4th and I St, SW. The craigslist ad says:

“$1825 / 1br – Spacious Studio one block from the metro (waterfront/Navy Y ) (SW Waterfront/ Navy Yard)

Modern and Spacious Studio, one block from Metro (Water Front – SW Washington DC)
Available now

This 1 bathroom Studio unit is located in SW-DC.
Additional Details: This Studio is furnished and is a quick walk to the metro station. It features easy access to the Water Front, and is one block from supermarket and many good restaurants. The apartment features hardwood floors, custom granite counter tops, and wood finished cabinets.

All basic utilities such as gas, water, cable, electricity and Internet are included. The unit has a contemporary kitchen with granite counters, refrigerator/freezer, gas stove and oven, as well as a microwave. The bathroom features a shower/tub, sink, and custom vanity. The condominium has twenty-four hour concierge with a secured entrance, fitness and business center.”

by Prince Of Petworth — May 22, 2017 at 1:45 pm 54 Comments

Thanks to Bry for sending this jaw dropping look at the Wharf development:

“From Hain’s Point park – dang, what a change”

Ed. Note: I was just thinking how the new buildings on U Street don’t drop my jaw anymore, the development, while still huge has almost become routine but I actually drove past this one in SW on Sunday and I believe I uttered something like “holy sheeeeeet.”

by Prince Of Petworth — May 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm 8 Comments

This rental is located at 3rd and K Street, SW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1675 / 1br – 715ft2 – $1675 1 Bedroom – all utilities included – ONE MONTH FREE RENT! (SW Waterfront)

[email protected] Apartments
Located at 1001 3rd ST SW near Waterfront Metro

-Looks out over the Courtyard with views of Nationals stadium
-Prime location less than a block from the Southwest Waterfront Metro Station (Green Line) (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth — May 9, 2017 at 1:45 pm 29 Comments

smash vpp

A reader reports:

“My car window was broken out this morning on P St SW, about 3 blocks from the Waterfront Metro. Only the Visitor Parking Permit was taken from the vehicle, and no other “valuables” (I live in Columbia Heights so I know enough not to leave anything visible in my car). What is interesting is that when I called my insurance company, the rep who answered told me it was the THIRD call that he alone had received this morning where a car was broken into in DC and only the Visitor Parking Permit was taken. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth — May 9, 2017 at 9:30 am 13 Comments

rescue

Monday afternoon ending the right way.

And props to @horticultureguy for this great capture last week: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth — May 4, 2017 at 9:30 am 8 Comments

soberride

Temperance, schmemperance:

“The Washington Region Alcohol Program (WRAP) has set up a lyft code that will be active on Cinco day (not just for new users)”

And this is always a fun event too supporting the Rural Dog Rescue:

6th Annual Running of the Chihuahuas
NEW DATE – SATURDAY MAY 20!!
When: Saturday, May 20, 2017 | 1pm to 5 pm
Where: The Wharf – 600 Water Street SW, Washington, DC 20024
Why: A benefit for local animal charities and a hilarious way to celebrate Cinco
What: Chihuahua races, food trucks, beer stands, live music, dog contests, a family friendly FREE event! (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth — April 5, 2017 at 10:30 am 10 Comments

wharf

And this is not a bad thing! Shake Shack Logan Circle and Navy Yard opened last month and also has locations in Dupont, Union Station and outside the Spy Museum. Next up from a press release:

“Officials from Hoffman-Madison Waterfront (HMW), the developer of The Wharf, today announced that Shake Shack will open in Fall 2017. The Wharf is the $2 billion, mile-long waterfront neighborhood along the Washington Channel of the Potomac River—the new food destination of the nation’s capital.

“We are delighted to welcome Danny Meyer’s iconic Shake Shack to The Wharf,” said Amer Hammour, Chairman of Madison Marquette. “This globally popular concept is an excellent fit for the waterfront, and Shake Shack adds a touch of fun and variety to our dining scene,” Hammour added. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth — April 4, 2017 at 1:45 pm 11 Comments

wasp
Photo by PoPville flickr user Phil

“Dear PoPville,

The last few years we have seen quite a few large yellow jacket like wasps (do we get those here?) flying around our backyard. Not enough to be a nest in our yard, but I suspect one is nearby. They used to linger along our shared fence away from our deck.

But, this afternoon while our dog was enjoying some sun on the deck, I noticed they were trying to get through the screen door. At one point there were 2 of them on the door at once, they kept flying into it to try and get through and there were a few more flying around the deck.

Wondering if anyone has suggestions for deterring them? Plants, herbs, traps, etc?”

Ed. Note: But remember if you see a honey bee swarm don’t panic call or text (202) 255-4318 or email [email protected]

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