“Dear PoPville,

Just wanted to write in here on behalf of my dad. He told me he was in Dupont on Thursday morning at around 8:00am getting his morning Starbucks coffee when a shirtless man with a hammer approached him on the sidewalk outside the PNC bank. The man said he had just gotten out of prison and could hit him with the hammer and no one would find out. My dad said he just told the man “Ok” and walked away. He didn’t seem very shocked by the whole fiasco but I am! Stay alert people!”

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Ed. Note: If any of these are you, please email [email protected] so I can put you in touch with OP. PoPville is not affiliated with either party, please proceed with any potential connection at your own risk using caution as you would any online encounter. For those curious about past missed connections, some have been made and when possible I’ll try to update when/if more are made. One out of two connections were made last week.

“Dear Popville,

On Wednesday, 4/28 I met a girl in the U Street Starbucks line around 10:45 am. We were both waiting outside to enter the building and struck up a brief but pleasant conversation. We commented on the various Starbucks closings in the region, and she said that she worked down the street. Read More


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