Petworth property owners are cashing out, leaving local businesses stranded. But developers say the neighborhood’s economics can’t sustain retail.Read More
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Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D meets for it’s first session of the new term and new commissioners on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm at the Washington Latin Public Charter School (5200 2nd St NW).
Note that ANC 4D used to meet on Tuesdays, but that was changed in December, and now they meet on the third Wednesday of each month.Read More
According to owner Paul Ruppert, Slim’s Diner will close on Sunday, January 13th. He’ll be looking at new ideas for the space. Challenges with revenue on a 45-seat diner and staffing issues led to the decision.Read More
A fire suddenly broke out at 705 Randolph Street NW shortly after 3pm on Wednesday. DC Fire and EMS arrived very quickly with about nine different trucks and dozens of firefighters. Three adults and three children live in the home, and at least three were in the house when the first started. Everyone escaped without harm.Read More
Residents who live on or near the 4200 block of Illinois Avenue organized a meeting on Monday night, January 7th to discuss their opposition to the proposed location of a new Bikeshare station on their block.Read More
Amanda Cataneo works as a second grade teacher at Powell Elementary School in Petworth, teaching her students reading, writing and problem-solving skills with a strict but compassionate precision. She leads a dual life, one part devoted to education and teaching, the other dedicated to cross training, lifting weights and staying in superb shape.Read More
A violent scene erupted on the 800 block of Varnum Street NW just before 11pm on Sunday night, leaving two cars on the sidewalk, one person dead from a gunshot, a woman screaming, and a lookout for two men and one woman.Read More
After a drama-filled election, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C is back in session for its first meeting of the new seated commissioners on Wednesday, January 9th at 6:30pm at the Petworth Library. Here is their draft agenda…Read More