Posts Tagged ‘Trinidad’

Neighborhood Watch: In Trinidad, ANC Wants Only Chain Restaurants to Serve Booze

The Issue: One of the Trinidad Advisory Neighborhood Commissions (ANC) wants to curb alcohol-related problems by having liquor licenses banned at establishments along Bladensburg Road in NE, with one exception. An ANC proposal says that all establishments in the area will be denied licenses to sell alcohol for five years unless they are “part [...]

Marion Barry’s Mystery Woman Revealed: Loose Lips Daily

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Morning all. Late last night, we published a piece on the latest mystery woman in Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry's life: Sharon Bowen. Bowen, who resides in Ohio, received [...]

The Trey Joyner Shooting in Trinidad

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) has asked the U.S. Justice Department for clarification on the investigation into the fatal shooting by U.S. Park Police of Trey Joyner in D.C.'s Trinidad neighborhood on June 8.
Norton, after talking with Park Police Chief Salvatore Lauro, had been under the impression that the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division would [...]

Police Shooting of Trey Joyner Produces Divergent Stories

Yesterday, U.S. Park Police–as part of a task force–found themselves in the middle of a very strange fatal shooting. Within 24 hours, police and news accounts have begun to differ on how U.S. Park Police officers ended up firing on Trey Joyner. And now the Partnership for Civil Justice has filed a FOIA seeking answers.
The [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Safe Streets Edition

Bloomingdale (for now) reports on the rumors that the Rhode Island Avenue NE Safeway is getting skipped over for renovations in favor of Northwest stores.
Frozen Tropics believes that H Street/Trinidad just might be safer than Columbia Heights and Adams Morgan:
"I feel safer living here than in Columbia Heights. Maybe it's just me, but I feel [...]

Postcards From Home: Film and Paper Archives

Trinidad, 1998

Nearly 30 Police Cameras Coming To Trinidad

It was announced today that Trinidad is going to get nearly 30 police cameras as part of a private-funded policing effort. WTOP reports the funding is coming from a project called Safe City and is funded by Target and Sprint Nextel.
Although privately funded, police would be charged with monitoring the cameras. The cameras can be [...]

D.C. Examiner Needs Spell Check

This morning, the Examiner's Bill Myers dropped a sweet story on the D.C. Police Department's in-fighting over the Trinidad checkpoints. What makes the story so great is that Myers actually got the police department to respond to a FOIA and give him internal e-mails. So instead of boilerplate, he's got the good stuff. It seems [...]