On Martin Luther King, Jr Day, it's a good time to think about how you can contribute to your local community, and what you can do to help DC be a better place for all who live here... and spend some time reading from his works.Read More
Latest Petworth News...
A seventh armed robbery, this one involving a handgun, took place at El Don Restaurant (4401 14th St NW) in Petworth on the evening of January 12th. Police are treating this robbery, which occurred at 11:30pm Friday night, as connected to the prior crimes, said MPD Captain Brian Bray.Read More
A string of six armed robberies over the last two days – four of them taking place in or near Petworth - have left one man in the hospital and at least seven victims lighter in the pockets. Three of the robberies took place Thursday morning and three took place early this morning. One of the robberies reportedly took place at knife point, and two of the robberies took place at gunpoint. MPD says it is investigating to determine whether the robberies are related.Read More
With housing prices and rents going up, a projected 1,000 new residents moving into the city per month and a lack of affordable housing, Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) are sparking interest. New DC zoning regulations mean residents can convert basements or outdoor structures into rental units.
There is a happy hour / information session on ADUs this upcoming Tuesday, January 16th at 6pm at Petworth Citizen.Read More
Taqueria Del Barrio is hosting some really delicious sounding "family meal" themed dinners featuring spins on American classics, football gameday specials and more. Over the next four weeks they will feature a different family style meal with a Mexican twist each Sunday!Read More
The following agenda is for the next Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D public meeting on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. ANC 4D hosts their meetings at the Washington Latin Public Charter School (5200 2nd Street NW) in the Multipurpose Room. The meeting will begin promptly at 6:30pm.Read More
Cody Alexander, co-owner of Urban Jungle, shared his love of orchids, succulents and all things tropical during my visit to his store at 2603 Sherman Avenue NW. The former nurse explained his natural tendency to nurture made it easy to transition to opening the business in 2015.Read More
According to the Department of Justice, there are approximately 25 dogs shot every day by police officers around the country. That's 10,000 dogs annually. A simple Google search will bring up a plethora of articles about police / pet interactions, with most being sad stories that end with needing a better way to educate police on how to deal with dogs. A dog running at you may be excited to see you, not aggressive; however, the personal safety of an officer is important, and an unknown dog can seem very threatening, no matter the behavior.Read More
You have to be savvy when you’re looking to sell your house if you want to save money when listing your home. It begins with who you choose to list your house and how those costs actually add up. [sponsored]Read More