The meeting will now be held on Thursday, April 12 from 6:30 to 8:00pm. The meeting location will be EL Haynes Public Charter School (4501 Kansas Avenue NW, Gymnasium). Only the date of the meeting has changed, not the location.Read More
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Our shared goal was to tell Senator Marco Rubio to keep his hands off of DC gun laws and to ensure safe schools for our children and safe streets for our families and neighbors. We were there to voice objection to members of Congress, who don’t represent DC residents, making major decisions about our lives.Read More
The main focus of the changes are to convert the 100 block of Webster Street NW to one‐way westbound, and convert the 100, 200, and 300 blocks of Varnum Street NW to one‐way eastbound. The meeting is Thursday, March 22nd.Read More
While the District remains a leader in gun control, boasting some of the nation’s strictest gun laws, a gaping and deadly systemic flaw remains – assault weapons illegally brought into DC from other states with looser restrictions. To address this, I introduced a “Sense of the Council” Resolution earlier this month calling on Virginia and Maryland to join the District of Columbia in fully banning assault-style weapons.Read More
DDOT is holding a series of unrelated meetings about traffic issues along Webster and Varnum Streets NW, as well as two separate meetings about Grant and Sherman Circles. Plus, we have an update on the playground at Grant Circle...Read More
Pepco is hosting an Open House to update the community about their proposed infrastructure initiative called the Capital Grid project, a plan to enhance the reliability of the electric grid in DC. The public meeting will be held in Takoma on Thursday, March 22nd from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.Read More
A "Member Jam" party at REI's flagship store in Northeast DC on March 30th is featuring a ton of Petworth restaurants and retail to celebrate their Co-Op. The Jam "party" is free to attend. Himitsu, Timber Pizza and Lulabelle's Sweet Shop will all be offering free food and treats to attendees. The party is March 30th, 5:30pm until 8:30pm at the REI store located at 201 M Street NE.Read More
If you own a local business, a Great Streets Grant is a great way to spruce up your business, add needed facilities and features, and keep you successful. Learn how to apply at the Great Streets Bootcamp hosted by Emory Beacon of Light.
Classes begin Thursday, March 15th at 5pm and will meet every other Thursday for 6 sessions.Read More
The second Petworth Bandstand show was a great success! (If I do say so myself...)
We were fortunate to have three amazing local bands come out and perform, and we raised a couple hundred dollars for Powell Elementary school. If you missed the show, there's one more on Sunday, April 8th, from 1-5pm at Petworth Citizen. We'll be featuring FOUR bands for over four hours of local music goodness.Read More
After a brief hiatus, the Ask Glen! column is back! It's where readers can submit questions to local Petworth contractor Glen Sperling and get answers.
Today we look at crazy wiring in a basement, how to get rid of paint on old wood trim, building custom bookshelves and dealing with Ikea bookshelves and the joy of old galvanized pipes.Read More
Since the tragedy of Sandy Hook, parents like me are finding themselves in a whole new world of anxiety. Dropping children off at school is not a guarantee of their safety, and it can make families feel helpless during the hours that their children spend at school.Read More
Soup Up recently relocated from Union Market to their current space at 709 Kennedy Street, NW. At a party for their opening, patrons filled the space eagerly providing well wishes and continued support to Donna Henry, the owner. The vibe in the space reflected a bowl of nourishing soup – it warmed the heart and brought people together.
Readers who mention this article can get a 5% discount!Read More