Posts Tagged ‘Columbia Heights’

D.C.’s Hispanic Population Inching Northward

Hispanic Washingtonians have gradually moved north- and eastward from Adams Morgan, Columbia Heights, and Mount Pleasant.

WMATA Open to Changes at Columbia Heights Dog Park

WMATA says it won't stand in the way if another entity wants to improve the unofficial dog park on its property at 11th and Park NW.

Photo: Gathering for Solidarity for Ferguson, Mo.

Photo: Red Shed

Alley, 1100 Block of Irving Street NW, May 9

Fact Check: No Dead Body in Front of Columbia Heights Target

A vigilant reader wrote into PoPville today saying he saw a possible dead body in front of the Target in Columbia Heights this morning. The Prince subsequently posted this possible dead body sighting:
Black male 20 to 30 years old, in a black jacket, lying face down on the sidewalk in a small pool of blood. [...]

The Needle: Canadian Invasion

Dry Humor:  A huge Canada Dry delivery truck crashed, blocked all northbound lanes on 14th Street and Park Road NW in Columbia Heights, and made for a great photo op. -1

Eternal Optimists: "If you hate winter, next week through the first couple of days of March may have you hating life," writes the Capital Weather [...]

T.G.I. Friday’s Gets Closer to Entering D.C. Nightlife Fray

T.G.I. Friday's, a mainstay of suburban strip-mall corridors across America, is one step closer to becoming the 14th Street nightspot destination spot it's seeking to be.
The chain, known for its mediocre bar food, is opening shop on 14th and Monroe streets NW in Columbia Heights, catty-corner from the culinarily similar Ruby Tuesday's. The area's Advisory [...]

The Needle: Trippin’ Requests

Slammer Vacay: Beleaguered D.C. Councilmember Michael A. Brown is asking a federal judge to allow him to take a vacation to Florida with his family before he goes to prison. -5
Frenemies: D.C. woman almost hits man on bike while driving. Man gives her nasty look. Woman apologizes on Reddit. +2

U.N. Brown Shirts Actually Just MPD Officers

Are a team of NATO and Russian officers training alongside D.C. police officers in Columbia Heights?
Well, the answer is almost certainly no, but nothing is definite, at least according to one extreme Columbia Heights vigilante with the Twitter handle @bombecerise.
The woman tweeted she saw UN troops and Park police training in Columbia Heights. This prompted [...]

Appeal Denied for Columbia Heights Bird Lover Who Tried To Poison Cats

The Columbia Heights woman convicted in 2011 of attempting to poison her neighborhood cats for the sake of the bird population is, well, still guilty.
The D.C. Court of Appeals denied Nico Dauphine's appeal in a ruling issued Thursday, writing that "the government has met its burden to prove appellant acted with intent to commit the [...]

Neighbors Want to Improve Ugly Dog Park

Between the wine bars, cafes, and taco shops, Columbia Heights' 11th Street strip should be the ideal spot for a dog park. Instead, it's stuck with a mostly fenced-in unofficial park at Park Road, much of which is taken up by a grate.
One group of park-goers wants to change that. The Friends of Columbia Heights [...]

The Needle: Pricey Pooch

Dognapping: An 18-year-old District man was sentenced to four years in prison today for attempting to steal a Yorkie at gunpoint, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office. "Give me your dog," Christopher Young told the dog's owner as he pointed a gun at her. "Yorkies cost a lot of money." The [...]

Photos: Bus Stop

14th and Irving Streets NW, March 11

This Week’s Page Three Photo

3000 Block of 14th Street NW, March 11
Past page three photos are in this gallery.

Photo: Self Checkout

14th and Irving Streets, NW, March 11