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by Prince Of Petworth April 24, 2018 at 1:15 pm 0


12th and H Street, NE

A reader reports:

“These spots are still going unused and have been for years. That DDOT has not taken any action has closed off two parking spots to neighbors who cannot park there because the disabled residents have since moved.

This is my original message from 10 January: “I am contacting you about three reserved disability parking spots in the front of 808-818 12th St NE. A number of these houses have sold in the past year, and the handicapped residents who occupied them have moved, yet the reserved parking remains unused by the neighborhood because the signs are still up. I am requesting a review of these three reserved spots (which take up this half of the block) to determine which are still in use by residents.”

by Prince Of Petworth April 23, 2018 at 2:15 pm 0

This rental is located at 1149 Abbey Place, NE. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1650 / 1br – 650ft2 – Awesome One Bedroom in NOMA

Come check out this awesome one bedroom, one bathroom apartment. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances and a lovely butcher-block countertop. The floor is finished with large tiles throughout, with the exception of the bedroom having carpet. The apartment is laid out quite nicely and has a ton of space! The home also has two outdoor spaces. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth April 16, 2018 at 11:15 am 0


via google maps

From MPD Sunday:

“This morning a citizen flagged down officers in the 600 block of 15th St, NE for a gun lying on the sidewalk. The officers recovered a black 9mm Semi-Automatic handgun, loaded, with one round in the chamber.

This is proof that with the citizens help and cooperation “We all” can make the city a safer place.”

by Prince Of Petworth April 13, 2018 at 1:55 pm 0

This rental is located at Florida Ave and K Street, NE. The Craigslist ad says:

“$2000 / 1br – 750ft2 – Spacious 1 bed /1 bath sunny basement apartment off H St.

Spacious (~750 sq ft) 1 bed /1 bath sunny basement apartment with washer/dryer just off H St. Available April 15. Beautiful renovation. See pictures.

Professionals looking for a housemate to occupy sunny basement apartment with private entrance.

Enjoy all of the restaurants, bars, and nightlife fun that H St. offers – just a block off of H St. strip!

MONTHLY RENT: $2,000

LOCATION:
• One block from vibrant H St. Corridor Bars/Restaurants (2 min walk)
• 6 blocks from Whole Foods (13 min walk)
• Conveniently located, and short drive to 295 (5 min drive), 395, New York Ave, Florida Ave, Route 50 (5-10 min drive).
• Quiet street with easy access to several bus lines (X2, X9 straight to Chinatown/downtown; 3 min walk) and street car stops

PRIVATE PARKING:
• Private, gated parking in rear of the building available for additional monthly fee ($100/month).

INTERIOR FEATURES: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth April 10, 2018 at 1:55 pm 0

This rental is located at 8th and Maryland Ave NE. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1995 / 1br – 800ft2 – Spacious, newly renovated Capitol Hill apartment/Private Deck

Newly renovated 1 BR apartment, over 800 square feet. The kitchen has modern stainless appliances: dishwasher, range, refrigerator, garbage disposal and granite counters. Full size and washer and dryer. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth April 9, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This house is located at 1607 Gales Street, NE. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Completely updated home! Gourmet kitchen w/ SS appliances, granite counters, custom cabinetry, built-in wine/beverage center. Upstairs bath has marble floors, TOTO washlet w/ remote control. Hardwoods throughout. End unit with lots of natural light! Back patio & private covered parking, remote control garage door. SimpliSafe alarm. Security cameras. 1 block from DC Streetcar, 2 blocks from H St!”

You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/1.5 bath is going for $675,000.

by Prince Of Petworth February 13, 2018 at 12:15 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Richard Brundage

“Dear PoPville,

This morning, while walking my dogs along Maryland Avenue NE between 13th and 14th St NE (and taking my gloves off, putting them back on), I lost my two rings. (Damn cold weather finger shrinkage.) They were my grandmother’s and are incredible precious to me.

I know the likelihood of getting them back is slim, but I’m willing to hold out hope that maybe someone found them. And I’m trying all means available to me to do so.

Email: [email protected]

by Prince Of Petworth February 7, 2018 at 12:45 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

I hadn’t read the article!!!!! Lesson learned — read PoPville DAILY.

Same speil. His name was “Doug.” He “lives down the street” — and I know most of the people on my street, so I was a little hesitant. My two HUGE dogs barking in the background — door open in case I needed them to attack.

He was “jumped by two black kids. I already called the cops. But I just realize they took my wallet and car keys” — it didn’t make much sense. He needed money to get to Springfield, VA to get his car. Again — no sense. I gave him $10 thinking he was a new tenant in my neighbor’s house about 10 houses down.

I gave him my metro card. Then immediately went on-line and canceled the card and transferred my money off that card to another one (another lesson — register your Metro cards).
He was wearing a dress shirt and tie and a leather jacket, I think. Big blood spot on the side of his head where the “kids hurt him.”

He “works for Whitman Walker Clinic as a doctor in their van they drive around town” … I believe perhaps that’s the van he said he needed to pick up.

I live just east of NoMa in the H Street Corridor.”

Capitol Phil also reported last night:

“Doug” is still at it. Visited neighbor near 4th/M NE last night. Claimed to be a Whitman Walker doctor & said he was jumped by two guys earlier.”

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