For a love shared: Mia joins the family

For a love shared: Mia joins the family

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.

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Bon Appétit: Two guys, Daniela Moreira and a Pizza Truck

Bon Appétit: Two guys, Daniela Moreira and a Pizza Truck

Bon Appétit magazine has a really awesome write-up of Timber Pizza chef Daniela Moreira, looking back at growing up in her native Argentina to how she ended up taking a chance and becoming a pizza chef at Timber. 

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Petworth and Fia’s Fab Finds to appear on HGTV's House Hunters

Petworth and Fia’s Fab Finds to appear on HGTV's House Hunters

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.

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Featured property: Awesome rowhouse at 4514 8th Street NW

Featured property: Awesome rowhouse at 4514 8th Street NW

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.

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Upcoming MPD PSA meetings for 401, 404 and 407

Upcoming MPD PSA meetings for 401, 404 and 407

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...

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DPR offers more local kids' movie nights

DPR offers more local kids' movie nights

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),

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The brief case of Juris Prudence, or how a Petworth children’s author aims to diversify the legal profession

The brief case of Juris Prudence, or how a Petworth children’s author aims to diversify the legal profession

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.

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Come enjoy Petworth Dance at the Petworth Park on Saturday

Come enjoy Petworth Dance at the Petworth Park on Saturday

Petworth Dance is excited to present another season of FREE outdoor performances on August 5th at 8pm at the Petworth Park (8th and Taylor Streets NW).
 

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Draft agenda for ANC 4C meeting on August 9th

Draft agenda for ANC 4C meeting on August 9th

Below is the agenda for the August 9th meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C. Portions of the agenda may change between now and the meeting...
 

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Socialize and exercise with evening walks to help clean up Petworth

Socialize and exercise with evening walks to help clean up Petworth

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.

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Around and around: DDOT final proposed changes to Grant and Sherman Circles

Around and around: DDOT final proposed changes to Grant and Sherman Circles

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. 

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Did you see the brazen daylight theft of flagstone on 7th Street?

Did you see the brazen daylight theft of flagstone on 7th Street?

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?

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