An adult male was found unconscious and bleeding by metro police on July Fourth at 12:50 p.m. in the 200 block of Florida Ave. NE. The officers were alerted of a stabbing in the NOMA-Gallaudet Station, and Emergency Medical Services arrived on the scene to declare the individual deceased.
There was an assault with a gun at 8:35 p.m. on the 1500 block of F St. NE.
There was an assault with a deadly weapon at 9:31 p.m. on the 1900 block of I St. NE.
There was an assault with a deadly weapon at 10:07 p.m. on the 100 block of N St. SW.
There was a second degree burglary at 11 a.m. on the 500 block of Fifth St. SE.
There was a robbery at 5:30 a.m. on the 1900 block of I St. NE.
There was a first degree burglary at 6 a.m. on the 600 block of 20th St. NE.
In Other News
There were thefts on:
● the 900 block of M St. SE;
● the 1400 block of East Capitol St. NE;
● the 1800 block of Maryland Ave. NE;
There was an assault with a deadly weapon at 11:30 p.m. on the 100 block of Kentucky Ave. SE.
There was an assault with a deadly weapon at 10:00 a.m. on the 1400 block of Massachusetts Ave. SE.
There was a robbery at 12:20 a.m. on the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Ave. SE at a bus stop.
There was a robbery Monday at 12:41 a.m. on the 1300 block of Maryland Ave. NE at a gas station. The complainant was returning to his vehicle when an unknown woman snatched property from him.
There was an assault with a dangerous weapon at 10:52 p.m. on the 1900 block of Bennett Pl. NE.
There was a robbery at 12:41 AM on the 1300 block of Maryland Ave. NE.
In Other News
There was a theft on the 400 block of Sixth St. SW at a construction site.
There was a theft from an automobile on
The art of the possible is embodied in the 3 x 5 foot wooden raised garden bed William Penn House volunteers have just built and planted for a Northeast DC woman who has spent the last 60 years in this row house. This is her first vegetable garden.
Many Hill residents have a love/hate relationship with streetlights. We love the safety they provide by illuminating our lushly treed streets while disliking the harsh light that penetrates our bedrooms and disturbs our sleep. More than one Hill denizen has taken to blacking out a portion of a nearby streetlight in an effort to avoid the annoying glare.
What is the difference between Siberian Iris and Japanese Iris and which should I plant?
Both have attractive tall, thin leaves. Both are easy to grow. Siberian irises tolerate part shade, are stunningly beautiful in a thousand cultivars, and like ordinary soil that is moist -- but not standing water. Pick these if you can assure some moistness.
The District’s enviable real estate market–and residential demand in particular–has resulted in change to nearly every corner of the city. However, the renewed vitality this has brought to long-neglected neighborhoods has not come without problems. The term gentrification encompasses the restoration of existing residential structures and is typically accompanied by demographic change altering a neighborhood’s racial and economic profile.
Homicide detectives have identified the victim of last Sunday's shooting on the 1600 block of E St. NE as 33-year old Darrell Michael Grays of Northeast, Washington, DC. Grays was found suffering from gun-shot wounds at 5:09 p.m. by officers responding to the report of a shooting.
Last month, I summarized the latest wave of development in the Capitol Riverfront, including the proposed DC United Soccer Stadium. I was excited by the announcement on Monday, June 8th that the soccer stadium deal between the DC Government and DC United was completed and signed, meaning that all the planning necessary to deliver a stadium by 2018 can proceed. What is involved in such a planning and development process?
Fencing is up and raze permits have been approved for the demolition of the former Southeastern University campus at 501 I Street SW. Demolition began in late June after school recessed for the summer at neighboring Amidon-Bowen Elementary. The demolition process will last five weeks, starting on the north side of the site for the first week and moving to the west side during weeks two and three. Then demolition will shift to the east side for the last two weeks. Work hours will be from 7am to 5pm Monday through Friday.
It’s summer on H Street NE, and there’s plenty to do. Whether you want to seek out new places or simply lounge outdoors with a cool beer, the following are solid bets to fill your long summer days and nights.
Sally’s Middle Name & Akae Open on H Street NE
When I was a child I read about the pilgrims but I never thought I would become one. There comes a point in a person’s life when one either continues to lip-sync or composes one’s own melody. A few months ago I departed from an old world and embraced the journey to a sacred place. As an African-American I have often reflected on the contours of black history. Here is a black koan to meditate on: Which is worse, to be taken from the land or to have the land taken from you?
Dr. Claire Cargill, the popular Capitol Hill dentist, died suddenly over the weekend. Cargill ran her practice for decades at 1009 E. St. SE. The Hill Rag will provide more details as they are forthcoming.
In the afternoon of June 28, officers of the Fifth District responded to the report of a shooting on the 1600 block of E St. NE. During a search of the area, they located the victim of a gunshot wound. He was transported to the hospital where he later died of his injuries. Anyone with any information about this shooting should call 202-727-9099.
It’s America’s flag. It’s America’s story. It becomes Gavin Sewell’s story – alive, vibrating, moving through time and turmoil … and peacetime. People, some famous, drift through with the iconic monuments and half-remembered images of a lifetime. There are so many American stories, and each flag has its own story to tell.
A Little Chaos
Alan Rickman has had a notable film career for the last 25 years, ever since he played the Euro-snide villain in the original “Die Hard” (1989). In that span he has directed one film, “The Winter Guest,” starring Emma Thompson, in 1997. “A Little Chaos” is his second directorial effort, a careful and delicate period piece. (Opened June 26, rated “R,” runs 117 min.)