File under the "Seriously, what?" category. A man who reportedly has a reputation of being a bad customer at various establishments in DC took his most recent belligerence to a new level by assaulting employees of Qualia Coffee on Monday, January 22nd.Read More
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File this in the you-ain't-seen-it-all file, or the greed-ahead-of-common-sense folder, but a house is listed for sale in Brightwood that has no roof. It's a shell of a house that DCRA put a stop work order on last year for "illegal construction / working without a permit," according to an article Washingtonian.
They're asking $499,999 for this opposite of a turn-key structure.Read More
File under WTF for the DC's Department of Parks & Recreation...
A parent found a full and uncapped bottle of muriatic (hydrochloric) acid at the Petworth Spray park on Sunday. The chemical is used as a cleaning agent and likely left by a DPR employee after cleaning the water pumps, etc., for the opening weekend... a very, very absent-minded employee who needs to be retrained on proper chemical handling. (Here's some examples on how muriatic acid is used.)
Read the full article and some angry comments on Popville.com.
5/27/15 Update: I followed up with the DCPR Aquatics Director.