Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Local Briefing: Arrest in 3/21 Homicide, NoMa Parks, & Cava Grill
Suspect Arrested in Homicide in 600 Block of 14th Street
Police have arrested El Hadji Alpha Madiou Toure, 28, for the recent murder of Corrina Mehiel in the 600 block of 14th Street. Police now suggest that Toure and Mehiel were strangers, and the motive may have been robbery. Toure faces charges of first degree murder while armed and theft one. There's lots of coverage on this story, including from Washington Post and NBC 4.
Planning NoMa Parks
The NoMa Parks Foundation invites the community to learn more about current and future parks projects in the NoMa neighborhood at NoMa Parks Community Conversation 6.0. The conversation will include a presentation on the final design for a park at 3rd and L Street NE. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13. Background materials for this, and past, NoMa Parks Foundation Community Conversations are online. There's also a "NoMa Green" Community Meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday, April 24. Both meetings will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn (1225 First St. NE).
Cava Grill Headed to H Street
Local blog District Cuisine reports that Cava Grill has plans to open at 523 H St. Cava Grill is a locally based chain that offers some very tasty Mediterranean fare.