The Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C met on October 10th for their regular meeting. Congressional Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton was a guest at the meeting and spoke about what she has done to support the District. Developers spoke about their ability to make money and redevelop single family homes “by right,” and a new burger restaurant makes plans to open. Here are the notes…Read More
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The Dia de los Muertos Celebration in Petworth will return for a second year, and now includes events in Park View.
The Petworth Arts Collaborative is sponsoring a two-day event featuring a live mariachi band street procession, altar-making workshops, calavera face painting, a student art show, a traditional ballet folklorico performance and more!Read More
DC is filled with great local musicians, and a ton of them live in Petworth — and they’re about to do battle! Come out to Capitol Cider House to vote for one of the two bands that will perform each night of the 4 shows in October and November, with the finale in December with the $1,000 prize!
Here’s the line-up of musicians for the four upcoming shows:Read More
Here’s a quick way to get rid of your bulky trash, or if you have old electronics laying around, etc, as DC gov is sponsoring a bulk trash collection on Saturday, Oct 13th at 13th & Upshur Streets NW from 1 to 4 pm.Read More
The Department of Transportation (DDOT) sent a Notice of Intent to Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C regarding their proposed changes to traffic patterns at Spring Road, 13th Street and Kansas Avenue NW for safety improvements.Read More
Fall is finally here, with shorter days and cooler nights. Most plants are busy ripening their fruit or starting to wind down, but there are still plenty of flowers to be found around the neighborhood.Read More
You might have noticed new tables outside of Slim’s Diner, at the corner of Upshur and Georgia Avenue. They’re there for the new outdoor beer garden and Oktoberfest Slim’s is putting on for the next three weeks.Read More
It was a busy Friday on April 14, 2017 when restaurant owner Bill White turned on the third fryer at Fish in the Neighborhood. The day started out great, cool with sunny weather and customers lining up outside on a Good Friday afternoon to order Bill’s seafood. That fryer, and a moment’s forgetfulness, changed Bill’s life and the fabric of the neighborhood.Read More
845 Upshur Street NW, which used to be China American Inn fast food, was destined at one time to become Alfie’s Thai food, then it was going to be a British gastropub. Now, according to Chef Alex McCoy, it’s going to be something else entirely, he just isn’t sure what.Read More