Sherman Circle traffic changes coming in May, upcoming events in the Circle

Sherman Circle traffic changes coming in May, upcoming events in the Circle

The Department of Transportation has announced their decision on changes to Sherman Circle. The original plan called for one lane of the Circle to be closed; however, they have decided to keep the two lane design with some minor modifications. 

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Taking my own advice and doing a kitchen renovation

Taking my own advice and doing a kitchen renovation

A few years ago, Ryan DaSilva wrote about home renovations -- the ones that will get you the best return on your investment. He said that one of the best things you can do is to renovate your kitchen.  So heeding his own advice, his family took on a kitchen reno project this past summer! Here's a walk-through of the process they went through, with before and after pictures, to help you get an idea of what it might be like if you plan on doing a renovation. 

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Petworth Farmers Market fundraiser Monday, 4/23 at Ten Tigers Parlour

Petworth Farmers Market fundraiser Monday, 4/23 at Ten Tigers Parlour

The Petworth Community Market has its 2018 Kick-Off Fundraiser at Ten Tigers Parlour (3813 Georgia Ave NW) on Monday, April 23rd from 6:30 to 9:00pm. The market needs funds to help cover the cost of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Women, Infants and Children (WIC) benefits at the market, along with the city's exorbitant fees.

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These Petworth businesses made the Washington City Paper “Best of DC” list

These Petworth businesses made the Washington City Paper “Best of DC” list

The Washington City Paper has announced its 2018 “Best of DC” list, and several Petworth establishments are among those to receive superlatives. From praise for Slash Run’s greasy burgers to Timber Pizza and Ruta del Vino, never has Petworth’s growing recognition as a cultural and culinary destination been so evident.

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Roosevelt student heads to Australia to run down under

Roosevelt student heads to Australia to run down under

Roosevelt High School has its share of champions, from scholars who went to France and other countries to the Rough Riders football team. Add one more amazing Petworth teen to that growing list, Taahir Kelly, who's headed to Australia to run in the Down Under 18th Annual International Games. It's an amazing opportunity for this 17-year old, and he could use your help with raising funds for the trip.

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14th & Kennedy Farmers' Market returns this Saturday, April 14th

14th & Kennedy Farmers' Market returns this Saturday, April 14th

Now in its third year, the 14th and Kennedy Street Farmers' Market opens its 2018 season on Saturday, April 14th. Located at 5501 Colorado Avenue NW (between Longfellow and Kennedy Street), the market brings delicious pre-made foods, fresh produce, coffees, kids' activities and so more much. 

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Updates from Wednesday’s ANC 4C meeting

Updates from Wednesday’s ANC 4C meeting

The Wednesday April 11th ANC 4C meeting ran the gamut on local housing, business, environmental, and education issues. Here are the highlights:

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Kennedy Street gets social with two upcoming events

Kennedy Street gets social with two upcoming events

Kennedy Street received a Main Streets designation recently, leading to streetscape improvements like new sidewalks, benches and trash cans that make the area mare visually appealing and welcoming. The Kennedy Street Development Corporation led the effort for the designation, and continues to work for community-focused improvements and opportunities. One piece of that are more social gatherings in the area.

Here’s two upcoming events...

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A new restaurant makes pepperoni chic... as well as pasta, vegetarian and more

A new restaurant makes pepperoni chic... as well as pasta, vegetarian and more

A new pop-up has appeared on Georgia Avenue, one that calls back to the famous pepperoni rolls popular in West Virginia, and throws in a large menu along with it. Pepperoni Chic, located at 5111 Georgia Avenue NW in the old Straw Stick and Brick Deli location, specializes in showing all the glorious ways pepperoni can make rolls (sandwiches) sing with flavor.

Petworth News readers can 10% when you visit!

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Petworth Bandstand returns on Sunday, April 8th with 4 bands, 4 hours, 4 free!

Petworth Bandstand returns on Sunday, April 8th with 4 bands, 4 hours, 4 free!

The Petworth Bandstand free music show returns this Sunday, April 8th from 1-5pm at Petworth Citizen (829 Upshur St NW). The show kicks off at 1pm and goes until 5ish... with four local bands performing! The past two shows have been great, and this one will be awesome.

Thanks to Petworth Citizen, 10% of food & drink proceeds go to the Friends of the Soldiers Home, so come hungry and thirsty!

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ANC 4C April 11th meeting agenda

ANC 4C April 11th meeting agenda

The Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C meets on Wednesday, April 11th at 6:30pm at the Petworth Library in the downstairs Community Meeting room. Here's their draft agenda...

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A shooting on Varnum & 8th Sunday night leaves no injuries but many questions

A shooting on Varnum & 8th Sunday night leaves no injuries but many questions

Readers reported hearing the sound of gunshots on Sunday evening, April 1st, around 8th and Varnum (also reported at Webster and Illinois Avenue, but this was the same incident... sound just carries).

It's a wacky story.

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