ANC 4D December meeting draft agenda

ANC 4D December meeting draft agenda

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D's next meeting is Tuesday, December 19th at 6:30pm. ANC 4D hosts their meetings at the Washington Latin Public Charter School in the Multipurpose Room, 5200 2nd Street NW. Here is the draft agenda:

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Update on DPR's changes coming to Petworth Park playground

Update on DPR's changes coming to Petworth Park playground

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has $2 million dollars allocated by the DC government to upgrade the Petworth Playground at 8th and Taylor Streets NW. The process of planning the enhancements and changes has begun, starting with a meeting on December 7th with a group of residents. DPR laid out the timeline and set expectations for next steps. Here's an overview.

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Things to do on New Year's Eve in Petworth

Things to do on New Year's Eve in Petworth

Good news for those planning to ring in 2018 in the neighborhood: a flurry of bar and restaurant openings in 2017 means you have plenty of options to get your party on. Petworth has too much going on to do a comprehensive round-up, so we’ve picked the best of the best. Trends this year: lots of nostalgia, fewer kid-friendly options. Here are our top pics:

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What is going on at 3rd and Upshur? Two days of gunshots... (updated)

What is going on at 3rd and Upshur? Two days of gunshots... (updated)

Two days, two different shootings at the same place. One person sent to the hospital with a gunshot wound. What's going on?

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It's a chili cook-off at DC Reynolds -- for charity!

It's a chili cook-off at DC Reynolds -- for charity!

Georgia Avenue Thrives and the Lower Georgia Avenue Main Street program are throwing a free community holiday party in appreciation of their neighborhood volunteers who do so much for the neighborhoods, and you're invited! But there's a kick to this party -- it's also a chili cook-off featuring some of the Petworth area's favorite restaurants!

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Marc Dosik from Help-U-Sell Realty named Top-Producing DC agent [sponsored]

Marc Dosik from Help-U-Sell Realty named Top-Producing DC agent [sponsored]

Every year Washingtonian Magazine compiles a list of Washington’s Top-Producing Real Estate Agents, the individuals and teams who sold the most in the preceding year. In both 2016 and 2017 Marc Dosik from Help-U-Sell Federal Realty was placed on this list. [sponsored article]

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Annie's Hardware robbed at gunpoint on Saturday evening

Annie's Hardware robbed at gunpoint on Saturday evening

I drove by Annie's Ace Hardware on Saturday night just after 7pm to see half a dozen MPD cars parked out front. According to MPD's twitter account, and an MPD notification email today, the store was robbed at gunpoint by two men.

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Book sale at Petworth Library on Saturday, 12/9

Book sale at Petworth Library on Saturday, 12/9

The Petworth Library's holiday tradition continues on Saturday December 9th with the Friends' of the Library annual holiday book sale. So while shopping the Upshur Street Arts and Crafts Festival, cross Georgia Avenue and find amazing values in current and historic fiction and nonfiction. 

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A sneak peek of Lulabelle's Sweet Shop!

A sneak peek of Lulabelle's Sweet Shop!

Lulabelle's Sweet Shop (847 Upshur Street NW) officially opens tomorrow, but I got a sneak peek (and a sweet taste of some ice cream) this afternoon. So yum!

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Featured property: Awesome rowhouse at 616 Ingraham St NW

Featured property: Awesome rowhouse at 616 Ingraham St NW

If you're looking for a great, renovated home in Petworth, Compass realtor Ryan DaSilva has a beautiful home at 616 Ingraham ST NW. This renovated 92 year old rowhouse is located near Truesdell Education Campus, a great elementary school and just north of Sherman Circle. 

Open house Saturday, December 10th.

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Lulabelle's Sweet Shop opens Saturday!

Lulabelle's Sweet Shop opens Saturday!

We are excited to announce the Grand Opening of Lulabelle’s Sweet Shop Saturday, December 9, 2017. Thanks to Petworth’s patience and its avid support of our pop-up events, we are now ready to open our doors!

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Cookie decorating, Drag Brunch & New Year's Eve all coming to Taqueria Del Barrio

Cookie decorating, Drag Brunch & New Year's Eve all coming to Taqueria Del Barrio

A kids' cookie decorating class on the 10th, a Drag Brunch on the 16th and a New Year's Eve party... sounds awesome. Learn more...

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