via google maps
“Alert: Shooting Investigation at 2220 hours in the 5400 block of Georgia Ave NW. No lookout at this time.”
Updates when/if more is known.
Ed. Note: Let me tell you about back in the day…
From the Mayor’s Office:
“Mayor Muriel Bowser and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced that Open Streets 2021 will return to Georgia Avenue NW on Saturday, October 2, 2021- the first in a series of Open Streets events across all eight wards to be held in 2021-2022. During the event, the District will close three miles of Georgia Avenue, between Barry Place NW and Missouri Avenue, to cars. From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the corridor will be open to residents and visitors to walk, bike, run, and scooter through, and visitors will have opportunities to support local businesses and participate in a range of activities. Read More
2714 Georgia Avenue, NW
The placard for Sankofa says:
“A new Retailer’s Class C Tavern with a seating capacity of 83 and Total Occupancy Load of 136. Summer Garden with 53 seats.”
For those not familiar: “Since 1998, Sankofa has been a cultural center, bookstore and cafe devoted to people of African descent”
Ed. Note: Sankofa also applied for a liquor license back in 2011. Not sure if that went ever went through or not.
inside 5405 Georgia Avenue, NW
Good news from Neptune Room:
“Bar seating and over-the-bar service is allowed.
WELCOME BACK TO NEPTUNE ROOM! WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE YOU AGAIN!”
2917 Georgia Avenue, NW
Back in November there were fears about a reopening. Thanks to Zach for sharing the great news:
“Bravo Bar on Georgia Ave has reopened and it got quite a facelift”
inside 2917 Georgia Avenue, NW photo by Zach Montellaro
Here’s what it looked like before: Read More
Thanks to G Burton and everyone else for sending.
From DC Fire and EMS: “Update Working Fire 3500 block Ga. Ave NW. aggressive interior firefighting by #DCsBravest knocked down bulk of fire & limited extension in adjacent building. Continue to open up & hit hotspots. No injuries reported.”
From AlertDC: “DCFEMS reports the 3400-3500 block of Georgia Avenue NW, between Otis Place and Morton Street NW, will be closed until further notice due to fire activity. Please avoid the area and use an alternate route.” Read More
2610 Georgia Ave, NW
A new liquor license placard for Shaleafa’s Kitchen says:
“A new class C Restaurant serving vegan cuisine. Seating Capacity of 12, Total Occupancy Load of 15. The License will include an Entertainment Endorsement to provide live entertainment.”