With great weather, a large crowd and good music and dance, the September Petworth Jazz Project on September 24th was another excellent event.
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At the August Petworth Jazz Project, contributing writer Lois Cooper interviewed residents (and a Canadian) about their fall fashion predictions. After spending time at the New York Fashion Week supporting a DC designer, she has this follow-up.Read More
When school social worker Keri Sartin moved to her new office at West Education Campus, the room only had a couple of round tables and a few chairs. When I visited her a few weeks into the school year, she showed me the repurposed preschool cubbies she had scavenged and turned on their side to make shelves for the toys, games, and other supplies she uses to help anxious students feel more at ease.
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The best recurring outdoor jazz series in DC is on again this Saturday, September 24th at Petworth Park (8th & Taylor Streets NW). This Petworth Jazz Project once again features the amazing music of Mark Meadows, the dance of Petworth Dance Project, kids' music by Baba Ras D, food by Chik's Chik'n Food Truck and pre-show, in-between and post-show music by DJ Unknown (Richard Patterson).Read More
Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi visited Roosevelt High School on September 15th. She spoke with 22 Roosevelt students about topics such as education, oppression and the importance of voting.
The Petworth Community Farmer's Market is looking to hear from neighbors on what you think about the market, your favorite vendors, when you visit, desired hours, etc. They've put together a survey to understand what matters to you, and they're giving away a t-shirt in a giveaway.Read More
The Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D, which serves the northside of Petworth, Brightwood and Brightwood Park, among other areas, meets on Tuesday, September 20th at 7pm at Truesdell Elementary (800 Ingraham St NW). Their draft agenda is after the break...Read More
On Saturday, August 27th, during the awesome Petworth Jazz Project, on what was a hot and humid 93 degree day, I walked around talking to neighbors about fashion, capturing it on video. What I found is a crowd of neighbors who love to consider fashion, and a bunch that don't give it a second thought. And while the New York Fashion Week may not be the number one thing on their minds, it was obvious that enjoying a sense of community (and great music) was high on the list. And Saturday is the Petworth Fashion Fest on Upshur Street.
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DDOT will host the third and final public workshop for the Rock Creek East II Livability Study this Thursday, September from 6-8pm (brief presentation at 6:30) at the Petworth Library. Also, a commissioner suggests tunnels as the solution.Read More
This Saturday, the inaugural Petworth Fashion Fest will transform the 800 block of Upshur Street into the fashion center of the nation’s capital for an afternoon. Organized by the owners of Willow Fashion and Fia’s Fabulous Finds, the Petworth Fashion Fest will feature nearly three dozen clothing and accessory vendors, along with live performances from local DJs.Read More
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Petworth News is a blog about the Petworth area neighborhoods in Washington DC, written by Drew Schneider and other contributing writers. It features facts and objective reporting, as well as an occasional subjective point of view and opinion. Learn more and contact Drew.