Posts Tagged ‘Cleveland Park’

The Needle: Panda Elites

Star Treatment: Actor Hugh Jackman was allowed to visit the baby panda at the National Zoo before the rest of the public, and taunted everyone with Instagram photos from his Bao Bao encounter. -2
Dino Redux: The owner of the soon-to-be closed Dino in Cleveland Park is opening a new restaurant, Dino's Grotto, that will likely [...]

The Needle: Pigskins Performance Anxiety

No Goal: The Pigskins' poor performance on the field is apparently causing an invested fan to perform poorly in bed. -3
Slow and Steady: The Panda Cam captured the baby panda taking her first steps. We know, you're pretty sure you're done with this whole thing, but it was pretty darn cute. +2

Former Uber Driver Won’t Be Charged With Rape

The Uber-driver alleged rape story—which featured accusatory listserv emails, surveillance camera footage, and the arrest and abrupt release of the driver without charges last month—is over. The Post reports that prosecutors have decided not to pursue charges against the driver.
The decision not to file changes came after discrepancies were discovered between statements from the woman and [...]

Uber Driver Accused on Cleveland Park Email List of Raping Customer

News broke via the Cleveland Park email list today that a driver for the Uber sedan service allegedly raped a customer in Cleveland Park early Friday morning—and the crime was caught on tape.
Officer Hugh Carew, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Police Department, confirms that police are investigating a forcible sexual abuse case in Cleveland Park [...]

The Needle: Sidewalk Suspicion

Wall Worries: A wall fell on the sidewalk barrier around the new Cleveland Park Giant, raising the question: Are people going to get crushed walking by a construction site? -6
Metaphor Breaks: Groupon has backed off of the "dam breaking" copy it used to sell tickets to Wizards games. -3

Michelle Obama Says People Don’t ‘Expect’ Her At PetCo

I suppose it's possible Michelle Obama took Bo to PetCo—there are two in the District—but I'm not sure I buy her reasoning for why no one noticed. She told Today: "I actually took Bo to Petco and the cashier asked me, 'Oh, what kind of dog is that?' I said, 'a Portuguese water dog.' He didn't [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Burrowing Wasp Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Not the Bees! Not the…Oh, Wait, They Aren’t Bees: As previously noted, Chevy Chase parents have voiced concerns about a proliferation of bees terrorizing their toddlers at a sandbox in Lafayette Park. But one reader on the neighborhood email [...]

This Week’s Page Three Photo

Page three photos are now available in a weekly updated gallery.

Neighborhood News Roundup: Not Walmart’s Fault Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Columbia Heights: Not a Bean Field: A New Columbia Heights reader sent in notice of an utterly incorrect portrayal of the neighborhood by the TV show Bones: "FYI:  On Thursday's episode, lead FBI agent Booth says, 'A white [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: That Just Hurts Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.

Save the Newel Post!: Park View D.C. ponders a single-family home renovation that has progressed quite oddly: "According to the permits on the front it still looks like the house is intended to be a single family home with [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Peak Yums Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Burning Up: Over the past week, a flurry of letters between the Bloomingdale Civic Association and the would-be manager of the supposedly forthcoming Engine Company 12 have been exchanged—predominately via local blogs. We Love DC has a very apt [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Do Not Be Fooled Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
The Adams Morgan Bogeyman: It didn't look like an easy road for the redevelopment of the old post office building at 14th and T streets NW to be turned into a restaurant—with a proposed outdoor patio, no less. But [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: This Blog is Not a Dog Park Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Get Off My Lawn—And Your Dog, Too!: One member of the Crestwood email list is none too pleased with their neighbors and their neighbors' canine pals. "My yard is not a dog park. Please do not stand in the middle [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Tweeting Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Cleveland Park Problems: "We live in McLean Gardens and we are having such a difficult time with out 900 Mhz baby monitor. We get a sporadic, static popping noise that forces us to turn it off in the middle [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: D.A.R.E. Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
The Great Eradication of Nero: Though Park View D.C. reported some success in cleaning up graffiti in the neighborhood the other day, a member of the MPD 3D email list living in Adams Morgan has questions about a specific [...]

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