Borderstan

Dupont – Logan – U Street

Saturday: Plethora of Peaches at Produce Market


Peaches are on tap today at the 14th & U Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Photo: Luis Gomez, One Photograph A Day.)

Peaches are on tap today at the 14th & U Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Photo: Luis Gomez, One Photograph A Day.)

Get news and updates about the 14th & U Farmers’ Market on Facebook. According to the market’s Facebook page, “Join the 14&U Farmers Market this weekend and enjoy a great variety of peaches!”

The market is open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the northwest corner of 14th and U Streets NW next to the Reeves Municipal Center.

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July 17, 2009 Posted by | Borderstan, food, on community, on events, U Street NW | , , | Leave a comment

Robbery this Morning, 1400-Block R St NW


Just got this Police Alert. The crime was at 5:16 a.m. this morning on the 1400-block of R Street NW.

Robbery Snatch_0516 HRS_1400 R ST NW_LOF B/M, medium to dark complexion, 6’0, 200lbs DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/EVENT #I20090389183

Remember that you can sign up for DC Alerts online.

July 17, 2009 Posted by | Borderstan, D.C. crime, Logan Circle, MPD, on crime, PSA 307 | , , , , | 18 Comments

“K9Grass” is the Bright Green Stuff at the New Dog Park


Will K9 Grass pass the Lupe test? She's picky about her turf. (Photo: Luis Gomez.)

Will K9 Grass pass the Lupe test? She's picky about her turf. (Photo: Luis Gomez.)

“Thanks” to commenter on Wednesday’s “Dog Park Update: The Grass is Always Greener When It’s Artificial,” for pointing us to the February 10 news release on the dog park at 17th-S-New Hampshire NW… the shiny-grass like-green stuff that went down this week is K9 Grass.

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July 17, 2009 Posted by | Borderstan, D.C. Government, Dupont Circle, on community | , , , , | 6 Comments

Crimes of Note in PSAs 208 and 307


Here are recent crimes of note in Police Service Areas (PSAs) 208 and 307 from the past week. Crimes of note are stolen autos, burglaries and violent crimes such as robbries and assaults. West Borderstan (west of 15th NW) is part of PSA 208 while East Borderstan (east of 15th NW) is part of PSA 307. In general, PSA 208 covers the Dupont Circle neighborhood while PSA 307 covers Logan Circle and a bit of Shaw.

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July 17, 2009 Posted by | Borderstan, D.C. crime, Dupont Circle, Logan Circle, MPD, on crime, PSA 208, PSA 307, Shaw | , , , , , | 2 Comments

Borderstan Weekend: July 18/19


Here are some suggestions of things to do during the weekend in Borderstan, really close by or in the city. Continue reading

July 17, 2009 Posted by | art, arts, Borderstan, D.C. museums, Dupont Circle, local business, Logan Circle, music, on events | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment