My children have held my broken promise of getting them a pet over my head for years. So when my daughter recently expressed interest in getting a dog, I told her that I would help pay for the dog. Maybe I could finally redeem myself for a slight committed during their childhood.Read More
Latest Petworth News...
This is great! Local fashion boutique store Fia’s Fabulous Finds is going to be on the next episode of HGTV’s House Hunters on Monday, August 14th! House Hunters selected the boutique to be one of the local stores to tape their opening segment.Read More
A beautiful home has become available at 4514 8th Street NW, and it's definitely worth looking at if you're considering moving into Petworth. With three bedrooms and three baths, this 1,945 square foot home offers a great mix of original features and renovations that should make any home buyer happy (or current home owner envious).
It's being offered by Ryan DaSilva from Compass Realty.Read More
The Metropolitan Police Department holds regular meetings with the local Police Service Area Lieutenants to give residents an opportunity to ask questions, share feedback and get to know local MPD leadership. Here are details for August...Read More
The Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is sponsoring more movies nights in the area this month and in September, one in Northeast DC and two in the Petworth area (the Petworth Rec Center at 8th and Taylor Streets, and Upshur Park at Arkansas and 14th Streets),Read More
Petworth resident Jessica Childress loved the field of law, but found it lacking in diversity. So the labor and employment attorney decided to do something about it. She put pen to paper and wrote The Briefcase of Juris P. “JP” Prudence, a children’s book featuring an eleven-year old African-American lawyer who lives in Petworth.Read More
I’ve worked in national parks and volunteered with hiking clubs to clean up natural areas. In these settings, there’s no question that litter cleanup is a good and noble thing to do. So why do we have such a problem doing this where we live? Why do we close our eyes to the wrappers and cans lining the sidewalks we walk everyday?
A guest op-ed by Erin Gleeson.Read More
The push for greater pedestrian safety has resulted in new proposed changes to both Grant and Sherman Circles. Some changes include new bumped out curbs, painted lines, signs and lane configurations on both Circles. Now DDOT is ready to make changes to both Circles, and presented their proposals at a recent meeting on Wednesday, July 26th.Read More
Wow... someone stole over a ton of blue flagstone from a house on 7th and Randolph Street on Sunday, July 30th. While the homeowners were out that day, someone saw an opportunity and stole more than $1,500 worth of stone that was being used to redo the owners porch, steps and walkway.
Did you see the theft happen?Read More