by Andrew Ramonas July 19, 2016 at 1:15 pm 2 Comments

14th and U-streets NW (Photo via Google Maps)A man flashed a gun at a driver in a road rage confrontation near 14th and U streets NW over the weekend, according to a police report Borderstan obtained today.

The incident happened on the 1900 block of 14th Street NW about 4 a.m. Sunday.

The victim was changing lanes as he approached U Street when another driver pulled up alongside him, authorities said. The new arrival, who had is car window down, then asked the victim what he was doing.

The victim said he moved into another lane.

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by Tim Regan March 21, 2016 at 7:40 pm 0

(Updated at 9:37 a.m. Tuesday) Firefighters were spotted battling a blaze at a condominium complex in Scott Circle earlier this evening.

According to D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman Oscar Mendez, the fire started in the General Scott Condominiums, which is located at 1 Scott Circle NW. The fire was deemed under control by 7:18 p.m., said Mendez, who added that nobody was injured or taken to the hospital as a result of the blaze.

Emergency workers closed several streets around the area while fighting the fire.

Several locals tweeted about the fire shortly after it began:

 

by Bryan Doyle June 3, 2015 at 5:00 pm 0

Thomas Circle

On the first Wednesday of every month, Advisory Neighborhood Committee 2F meets at the Washington Plaza Hotel on Thomas Circle.  The agenda for tonight’s meeting is posted on the ANC’s website. This reporter will be in attendance.

The ANC, which is comprised of the areas around Logan Circle and Scott Circle, makes up a large part of what became known as the original Borderstan — an area couched around two police districts whose residents came together to push for more police coordination in 2007.

As noted by the founders of the original Borderstan, ANC’s are a critical part of local governance in Washington D.C. We will continue to cover the work of different ANCs in our coverage area for the months to come.



ANC2F

Commissioners: John Fanning (Chair), Kate Gordon, Karin Berry, Pepin Tuma,, Jim Lamare, Charlie Bengal, Kevin Sylvester, Kevin Deeley.

Neighborhoods: Logan Circle, Scott Circle, parts of Mt. Vernon and McPherson Square areas.

D.C. Council Member: Jack Evans, Ward 2.

Meeting Location:  Varies. Check the ANC website for an agenda with location information.

Meeting Time: 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday night of every month.

by Borderstan.com April 16, 2013 at 6:00 am 0

"Scott"

Scott Circle is by Joe in DC from the Borderstan Flickr pool.

Photos of the Day are pulled from the Borderstan Reader Photos pool on Flickr.

Today’s photo, Scott Circle is by Joe in DC. The photo was taken April 7.

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by Borderstan.com January 7, 2013 at 8:01 pm 0

From Cody Telep. Follow him on Twitter @codywt, email him at cody[AT]borderstan.com.

"gun robbery"

Crime news from Dupont-Logan-U Street.

DC Police announced Saturday that two Maryland men have been arrested for a sexual assault on New Year’s Day on the 1700 block of Rhode Island Avenue NW.

According to police, an adult female left a party with two known male acquaintances just before 4 am on January 1. The two men allegedly led her to a parking garage and sexually assaulted her. Police arrested 21-year-old Nicholas Schultz and 26-year-old Matthew Maldonado in the case.

Both were charged with second-degree sexual abuse. Schultz and Maldonado have preliminary hearings scheduled for Thursday morning.

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by Borderstan.com November 5, 2012 at 6:00 am 0

"Jeep Figurine"

Jeep Figurine is by thisisbossi from the Borderstan Flickr pool.

Photos of the Day are pulled from the Borderstan Reader Photos pool on Flickr.

Today’s photo, “Jeep Figurine” was taken by thisisbossi. The photo was taken on October 5 in Scott Circle.

If you don’t already have a Flickr account, you will need to sign up for one, and then join the Borderstan Reader Photos group. Already a Flickr member? Join the group! You can submit up to five photos per day in the Borderstan reader pool. We are looking for photos from DC’s Dupont, Logan and U Street neighborhoods.

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by Borderstan.com April 1, 2011 at 4:30 am 1 Comment

Scott Circle, dcracisk 365/365, Borderstan

“Scott Circle” is from dracisk 365/365 in the Borderstan reader pool on Flickr.

From Luis Gomez. You can follow Luis on Twitter @LuisGomezPhotos and at One Photograph A Day.

Photos of the Day are pulled from the Borderstan Reader Photos pool on Flickr.

Today’s photo, “Scott Circle,” was taken by dracisk 365/365 on December 11. The sculpture is a memorial dedicated to Samuel Hahnemann and is just east of the Circle.

From the U.S. National Library of Medicine: “The impressive memorial that stands to the east of the Scott Circle, near the cross section of Massachusetts and Rhode Island Avenues, honors Samuel C. F. Hahnemann (1755-1843), a German physician and the founder of homeopathic school of medicine. Authorized by Congress in January 1900 and unveiled the following June, the monument was the gift of the American Institute of Homeopathy”

If you don’t already have a Flickr account, you will need to sign up for one, and then join the Borderstan Reader Photos group. Already a Flickr member? Join the group! You can submit up to five photos per day in the Borderstan reader pool. We are looking for photos from D.C.’s Dupont, Logan and U Street neighborhoods.

The impressive memorial that stands to the east of the Scott Circle, near the cross section of Massachusetts and Rhode Island Avenues, honors Samuel C. F. Hahnemann (1755-1843), a German physician and the founder of homeopathic school of medicine. Authorized by Congress in January 1900 and unveiled the following June, the monument was the gift of the American Institute of Homeopathy.

by Borderstan.com June 5, 2009 at 4:00 am 1,055 0

The 26th annual Dupont-Kalorama Museum Walk Weekend is this weekend, June 6-7. Details, including a map of participating museums is at the Dupont Kalorama Museums Consortium Web site. You can also download and print the program/schedule of events (PDF).

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