In an order issued this morning, The DC Alcoholic Control Board approved Bullfrog Bagel’s application for a New Retailer’s Class CR License and Sidewalk Café Endorsement at their new location at 317 Seventh St. SE. The application had been opposed by immediate neighbors, who feared an increase in noise. Recognizing the validity of their concerns, the Board restricted Bullfrog's operations in its order.
A man broke into Indigo restaurant at 243 K St. NE around midnight on Wednesday morning. The owner of the Indian restaurant lives above and caught the suspect on videotape as he broke in. The man fled when the owner came downstairs. He is described as a black man in his late teens or early 20s.
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At 1:30 p.m., police arrested a man on the 500 block of 12th St. SE on charges of Shoplifting.
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Three teenagers attempted an armed robbery on the 1100 block of I Street NE around 12:20 p.m. Police described the two as black males 18 to 20 years old, wearing black clothes and one carrying a silver handgun.
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At 8:05 a.m., police arrested Darren Jackson, 27, for Murder Two.
At 9:10 a.m., police arrested a man on the 1300 block of Potomac Avenue SE on charges of Shoplifting.
At 5 p.m., police arrested a man on the 900 block of 21st St. NE on charges of Aggravated Assault.
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Runners laced up on May 15 to raise more than $90,000 in support of the Capitol Hill Cluster Schools at the 37th Capitol Hill Classic. More than 3,500 adults and children participated in the 10K, 3K and children’s fun run. The courses ran around Stanton Park between Fourth and Sixth Streets in Northeast as far as RFK.
The top five winners of the 10K included:
Lucas Meyer of DC at 32 minutes 17 seconds;
Police arrested a young man for a violent robbery that occurred on May 8 on the 1200 block of I Street SE. The youth was from Southeast DC and was charged with Robbery Force and Violence.
Police arrested a man for an assault and attempted robbery that occurred on May 9 on the 500 block of New Jersey Avenue NW. Darnell Adams, 40, was charged with Assault with Intent to Commit Robbery for demanding money from the victim and hitting them multiple times.
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New construction on Joy Evans Park, located on the 500 block of L Street SE, starts in July. The plan is to install new Netplex play equipment, a garden learning space, outdoor seating for neighbors and an informal outdoor classroom area. Due to the park being next door to Van Ness Elementary, DC Public Schools (DCPS) is funding this phase of the project within the overall Van Ness renovation budget of about $32.4 million.
Soon, I'll be leaving you, old house,
but I'll come back, as spirits do,
Two Robbed at Gunpoint Near H Street
Two men with a gun robbed two others walking on the 600 block of 10th Street NE around 2:30 a.m. Police reported that the suspects stole a wallet and cash before fleeing. They’re described as black males in their mid-20s, one wearing a green polo shirt, the other wearing a burgundy polo shirt and in dark jeans.
Police Arrest a Man for a Southeast Burglary
A new Asian fusion eatery opened at 1253 H Street NE on May 7. Combining Japanese, Korean and Chinese influences, Pow-Pow serves up farm-fresh salads, hearty bowls and giant egg rolls in a fast-casual setting. Plus, any dish can be made vegetarian or vegan.
People need to beware a DC parking ticket scam going around through emails labeled as “Notice of Overdue Parking Violation(s).” Police warned residents on Wednesday that someone is sending the scam emails to collect money from supposed past due tickets. It reads that customers must pay the dues immediately or have their vehicle impounded. Do not pay or respond. If you receive an email, report it immediately to the Federal Trade Commission at www.consumer.ftc.gov.
Touchstone celebrates its 40th anniversary this weekend with a champagne gala on Friday. Three concurrent exhibitions, including a group retrospective, feature the works of member artists past and present. For more information, click here.
Touchstone Gallery is located at 901 New York Ave. NW
Washington Studio School —7 p.m.