Posts Tagged ‘Mount Pleasant’

Photo: Snow Dogs

Mount Pleasant, January 3

Scandal-Frenzied Brits Declare Petworth a Suburb

Oi, guvna'! The news that David Petraeus mistress Paula Broadwell is laying low in Mount Pleasant has crossed the pond, with the United Kingdom's Daily Mail joining in the press frenzy around Broadwell.
But the Brits (or the Americans working for them) might want to take a look at a map the next time they cover [...]

Paula Broadwell Is Staying in Mount Pleasant

Here's an easy explanation for the latest weird development in the broadening scandal that forced the resignation of CIA chief David Petraeus last week: Alleged Petraeus mistress Paula Broadwell's North Carolina driver's license was found recently in Rock Creek Park because, apparently, she is staying in Mount Pleasant.
That, anyway, is what the camera crews stationed outside [...]

The View From Your Front Porch

With apologies to Andrew Sullivan. Send in a shot of the view from your front porch—the sadder the better, let's say. Email it here, or tweet it in the direction of @wcp, and let us know what neighborhood you're in.
We'll post your submissions below.

Photos: Yesterday’s Fog

Mount Pleasant, October 2

This Week’s Page Three Photo

1600 Block of Newton Street NW, October 31
Page three photos are also in a big picture gallery.
Bonus, Halloween gallery.

Photos: Children of the Candy Corn

Mount Pleasant, October 31
A full gallery.

Photo: Man with Child

Mount Pleasant Street NW, July 10

Police Standoff on Mt. Pleasant Street

Heavily armed Metropolitan Police Department officers surrounded a building near Mt. Pleasant and Irving streets NW Tuesday afternoon, responding to what officials said was a "possible barricade situation." A man was reportedly barricaded in his apartment with a screwdriver or screwdrivers.
Washington City Paper contributor Stefanie Gans was nearby and took pictures of the standoff. View [...]

This Week’s Page Three Photo

3300 Block of Brown Street NW, May 23
Page Three Photos are now in a weekly updated gallery.

Photo: Backlit Boy

Brown Street NW, May 23

Photos: Riots in Mount Pleasant, 1991

16th Street NW, May 5, 1991
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Today in D.C. History: Mount Pleasant Riots Start 20 Years Ago

On May 5, 1991, rioting broke out in Mount Pleasant following the shooting of a Salvadoran man by a rookie Metropolitan Police Department officer. At the time, there were disputes about whether the man, reportedly intoxicated, had threatened the officer with a knife. What resulted was a multi-day standoff with police, looted stores, and torched [...]

Photo: Capital Bikeshare, Possible Downside

Mount Pleasant, January 18

Photos: Hello Bird People

What do we have here? Is it possible it is responsible for this from a few years ago?