GoFundMe set up to help local resident shot on Kennedy Street

GoFundMe set up to help local resident shot on Kennedy Street

Local resident Alex Morse, who works downtown at Voice of America, was shot on Tuesday as he was leaving a restaurant near 1st and Kennedy just after noon on New Year’s Day. His friends have set up a GoFundMe to help cover costs.

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Retirements, zoning and emails… notes from ANC 4C’s December meeting

Retirements, zoning and emails… notes from ANC 4C’s December meeting

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C held its last meeting of the year on Wednesday, December 12th. A fair number of current commissioners will be leaving the ANC, as the new term starts in January, including long-term 4C08 Commissioner Timothy Jones, who served for 22 years. And yes, there was some drama at the meeting. It is 4C, afterall.

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Draft agenda for ANC 4D December 18th meeting

Draft agenda for ANC 4D December 18th meeting

The Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D meets on December 18th at 6:30pm at the Washington Latin Public Charter School in the Multipurpose Room. This will be the last meeting for a number of current commissioners, including Chair Lisa Colbert and Secretary Amy Hemingway.

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Moreland's Tavern Holiday "Cocktails and Crafts" party on Dec 10th

Moreland's Tavern Holiday "Cocktails and Crafts" party on Dec 10th

Moreland’s Tavern is holding a cocktail and craft event on Monday, December 10th from 5-9pm with drink specials and amazing arts and crafts from talented local artists.

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Kennedy Street revitalization meeting on Thursday, 11/29

Kennedy Street revitalization meeting on Thursday, 11/29

DDOT is hosting an Open House on Thursday, November 29 to review the design for the Revitalization of Kennedy Street Phase II Project.

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Small Business Saturday offers Petworth some great local deals on Nov 24th

Small Business Saturday offers Petworth some great local deals on Nov 24th

The Saturday after Thanksgiving is known as “small business Saturday,” and is an opportunity for residents to shop at their local retail businesses. (Hey, Obama came to Upshur Street Books in 2015 for small biz Saturday!)

This year I think we’re good if the current president stays put on his golf course, but YOU can head out and shop along Upshur Street and the Kennedy Street corridor. Here’s deets:

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Saturday is the last day for Petworth area farmers' markets

Saturday is the last day for Petworth area farmers' markets

We’re so lucky to have farmers’ markets in our area — two of them! Well, they both end their seasons on Saturday, November 17th.

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Draft agenda for ANC 4D November meeting

Draft agenda for ANC 4D November meeting

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D meets on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 6:30pm at the Washington Latin Public Charter School, 5200 2nd Street NW.

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Draft agenda for ANC 4C November meeting

Draft agenda for ANC 4C November meeting

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C meets on Wednesday, November 14th at 6:30pm at the Petworth Library in the downstairs meeting room.

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Petworth ANC election results offers few surprises

Petworth ANC election results offers few surprises

The mid-term elections are over, and while there are some victory parties happening around the city, there are some “better luck next time” parties as well. Here’s a look at the results for ANC 4C and 4D.

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Interviews with candidates for ANC 4C and 4D

Interviews with candidates for ANC 4C and 4D

The Advisory Neighborhood Commissions are the first layer of political bodies in the District, with residents elected in non-partisan positions to represent approximately 2,000 other residents in a Single Member District. Some ANCs are really contentious, others work hard, and some others don’t do much. While some Commissioners who serve also fit the same description, serving is one of the best ways to be involved in the community

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Agenda for ANC 4D October meeting

The Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D meets on Tuesday, October 16th at 6:30pm at Washington Latin Public Charter School (5200 2nd Street NW). Here’s their draft agenda…

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