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by Prince Of Petworth November 19, 2017 at 2:15 pm 0


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“Dear PoPville,

Woke up to gun shots at 155am followed by a heavy police presence near Otis Place and Georgia ave nw.”

From MPD:

“At 1:40 this morning an adult male victim was inside of La Morenita at 3539 block of Georgia Ave. NW. The victim went outside to smoke and asked the suspect for a cigarette. The male suspect produced a handgun from his waistband and struck the victim in the face with the gun. The victim fled on foot and flagged down police a short time later. As a result of the assault the victim was transported to the hospital for a minor injury to his nose.

The lookout for the suspect is a Hispanic male 30-35 years old, 5’6″ wearing a blue jacket.

Anyone with information regarding this offense can reach MPD at (202) 727-9099 or text to 50411″

Ed. Note: On Monday there was also an awful incident inside La Morenita.

From MPD:

“On Sunday, around 2:00 am, MPD officers responded to the sounds of gun shots in the 3600 block of Georgia Avenue, NW. During a canvass of the area, the officers located an adult male that was suffering from gunshot wounds in the 1000 block of Spring Road, NW. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

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

Ed. Note: When MPD was asked by a resident if these two incidents were related they replied:

There is a probability however we don’t have enough information at this time. The cases are under investigation by detectives. We are working with ABRA to review the licensing of the establishment.

Anyone with Information is asked to call MPD at 202-727-9099 or text at 50411″

Full MPD report after the jump. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 13, 2017 at 9:30 am 0


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From MPD:

“At 2:10 this morning 4D units responded to a business establishment in the 3500 block of Georgia Ave. NW for the report of an assault. The investigation revealed that a female suspect was involved in an argument with a waitress. The suspect jumped over the counter and began striking the waitress with her fists. When another waitress attempted to intervene, the suspect grabbed a knife off the counter. The suspect chased the two waitresses with the knife but they were able to retreat to the bathroom and lock the door. The suspect went outside and got her male friend. While they were outside another employee locked the front door of the restaurant. The male suspect kicked the front door in then both suspects went to the bathroom to try to confront the victims. The male suspect kicked a hole in the bathroom door but prior to forcing the door all the way open 4D units arrived on the scene and arrested both suspects. Arrested and charged with ADW knife, threats to do bodily harm and destruction of property were 19 year old Lidia Ventura of Northeast Washington, DC and 28 year old Eric Umana of Northwest Washington, DC.”

by Prince Of Petworth November 9, 2017 at 1:45 pm 0


3628 Georgia Ave, NW

Thanks to a reader for sending from Thrive:

“Happy Hour Fundraiser!

Thursday, November 9th
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

DC Reynolds
3628 Georgia Ave

In the face of our budget cuts, one volunteer and his mom have organized a fundraiser to help our homeless clients. Join us at DC Reynolds for cookies, a raffle, and a fun event for a great cause!

Thrive DC works to prevent and end homelessness in Washington, DC by providing vulnerable people with a wide range of services to help stabilize their lives.

Founded in 1979 to serve dinner to homeless women, Thrive DC has grown to be a comprehensive, professionally staffed, bilingual organization serving more than 2,000 men, women, and children each year.

We are a safety net for people experiencing homelessness, unemployment, housing instability, and food insecurity. With our help, our clients take the first steps toward independence and self-sufficiency.”

by Prince Of Petworth November 8, 2017 at 3:15 pm 0

From an email. I read this email about 100 times. From that email I read 100 times:

“Start your Christmas fruitcake and tamales engines. . . . .

Right now, 30 pounds of dried fruit is soaking in Yadira Stamp’s kitchen. In liquor. In fact, it has been soaking for two years, waiting until it makes its way into some of the 130 fruitcakes the Panama native will bake this Christmas. . . . read the article in the Washington Post, written by Kristen Hartke.

Esencias Panamenas Restaurant & Catering is now take orders for Fruit Cake and Tamales online here.

Last day to place your order for Christmas 8is Friday, December 15, 2017! Cakes will be shipped on Monday, December 18, 2017!”


3322 Georgia Ave, NW

by Prince Of Petworth November 6, 2017 at 11:45 am 0

This house is located at 3117 Warder St, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“THIS IS A WINNER! STUNNING RENOVATIONS- YOU WILL BE IMPRESSED! CLASSIC VINTAGE CHARM & THE MODERN MERGE BEAUTIFULLY! GORGEOUS FEDERAL TOWNHOME IN PARK VIEW/COLUMBIA HEIGHTS! LOADS OF CHARM, LIGHT AND SPACE! FAB KITCHEN, REF. FLRS., NEW SYSTEMS/ BATHS-WALKOUT LOWER LEVEL W/ BONUS ROOM. FR. PORCH, BACK DECK, GREAT OUTDOOR GREEN SPACE/NEW CEDAR FENCING- 2 CAR PARKING.”

You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/1.5 bath is going for $769,000.

by Prince Of Petworth October 30, 2017 at 3:45 pm 0


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From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit seek the public’s assistance in identifying and locating suspects in connection with a First Degree Sexual Abuse offense and a Robbery offense that occurred on Friday, October 27, 2017, in the 2800 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest.

At approximately 2:30 am, several suspects approached a male and female victim that were walking at the listed location. The suspects and victims became engaged in a verbal altercation. During the altercation, one of the suspects sexually assaulted the female victim. The male victim was assaulted and his personal property was taken. The suspects then fled the scene on foot. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 27, 2017 at 11:30 am 0

Calvin Oung‏ writes:

“Just biked by a movie set at Warder St and Lamont St NW in Park View. Anyone have more deets?”

Sara Chauhan‏ responded:

“George Pelecanos film DC Noir in Park View. One of the stories is about a basketball player in our hood. Filming on Warder & at Park Morton!”

Another reader emailed me the photo above and writes:

“I found out that one of the main actors from the HBO show “THE WIRE” ‘BENGA’ is apart of the movie they have a older out of service MPD car they are using for filming they are doing late police scenes with the MPD car and they have lights posted all down the front street of Morton St it’s a huge production.”

by Prince Of Petworth October 23, 2017 at 12:45 pm 0

In September we lamented that Fish in the Hood had still not reopened after the terrible fire struck back in April. Thanks to all who sent the GoFundMe page that is now live (they are looking to raise $10,000):

“Bill White began Fish in the Neighborhood as a family business in 1996, taking orders out of a home kitchen. In no time, orders were coming in at two or three hundred each weekend. Our family eventually raised enough money to rent the building on 3601 Georgia Avenue.

For 20 years, we’ve been proud to serve great food with support from the loving people in this community. Fish in the Hood is a special place because we offer something for everyone, our customers include doctors, lawyers, politicians and actors, in addition to everyday people who just need a good meal. We love our customers, and we love to give back to the community we share. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 23, 2017 at 11:55 am 0

This unit is located at 777 Morton Street, NW. The MRIS listing says:

“A UNIQUE Blend of Modern and Historic Architectural Styles. Duplex end-unit with 1,700 SQFT Rich with Light. Built within a Historic Chapel with Open Floor Plan, 2 Beds & 2,5 Baths + Den, Gated Front Garden and Parking. Morton Street Mews is situated within walking distance are Safeway, Whole Foods, Giant, Target, Bed Bath & Beyond and Best Buy. Very convenient location with 2 Metros close by.”

You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/2.5 bath is going for $899,000 ($316 monthly fee.)

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