From DDOT:

“The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will begin the annual spraying of the female ginkgo street trees on Monday, May 1, 2023. The spraying will occur overnight from 9:00 p.m. through 6:00 a.m., weather permitting.

The annual spraying serves to reduce the formation of mature ginkgo fruit, which emits an offensive smell when it falls on sidewalks and roadways. Read More


via National Mall NPS

From the National Park Service yesterday:

“Easing towards warmer weather, the cherry blossoms will feel the effects. With many of the Yoshino trees beginning to reveal their petals, we’re expecting peak bloom to arrive at the early side of our prediction (March 22-25) or a few days before.”



photo by chasingmailboxes

Ed. Note: If this was you, please email [email protected] so I can put you in touch with OP.

“Dear PoPville,

I was in the Trader Joe’s on Wisconsin Ave (Tuesday around 1pm) when I kept running into a guy in the store. He was bald with a beard and was wearing a quarters zip blue sweatshirt. We ended up at the checkout line together and he proceeded to try and grab a chocolate bar and ended up knocking over a few and we shared a laugh. If he is single (and interested) I’d love to meet up for a drink.”

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