This week's Featured Rental is a house in the middle of Petworth

This week's Featured Rental is a house in the middle of Petworth

This bright and spacious rental townhouse sits in the middle of Petworth at 814 Emerson Street NW, with easy access to the restaurants and activities on Upshur and Kennedy Streets! The house was recently renovated from top to bottom and offers 2,400 square feet of hardwood floors, tall ceilings, modern features, four bedrooms and three and a half baths.

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The Petworth Community Wall mural: Neighborhood icons, with an artistic twist

The Petworth Community Wall mural: Neighborhood icons, with an artistic twist

If you’ve walked by the Petworth Community Wall at 829 Upshur Street in the past few months, you’ve probably seen a mural featuring a few recognizable neighborhood icons like the Petworth Library, public sculptures by Uzikee Nelson and Lisa Scheer. They’re framed, collaged and layered with a cascade of red dots and energetic, abstract marks. The mural pops and catches the eye as you walk or drive down the street.

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June rains bring July flowers to Petworth

June rains bring July flowers to Petworth

If you’ve found yourself walking around our beautiful neighborhood admiring the flowers and wondering what you’re looking at, we’re here to help. Welcome to "Petworth Blooming,” our popular series by Steven Feingold featuring some of the most common plants seen around Petworth.

This month we look at onion, black-eyed susans, begonias, phlox and more!

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Draft agenda for ANC 4C July meeting

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C meets on Wednesday July 10, 2019 in the basement of the Petworth Library from 6:30-8:45pm. Here’s their draft.

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A look at July 4th festivities at the Old Soldiers' Home (AFRH)

A look at July 4th festivities at the Old Soldiers' Home (AFRH)

It’s really not a problem to see fireworks in Petworth. Once 9pm rolls around, the neighborhood skies are filled with all sorts of legal and illegal flying explosives to delight the eye and terrify the dog. (Be sure to keep your dogs safe!)

Every year the Friends of the Soldiers Home and the Armed Forces Retirement Home team up with sponsors to put on a family-friendly event with food, beer, music, games and more. It’s a great place to spend the holiday appreciating your neighbors, and your freedom.

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Petworth Arts asks... "Are You Free in America?"

Petworth Arts asks... "Are You Free in America?"

For their July “First Friday” event on July 5th, Petworth Arts Collaborative is putting on another creative evening, this time with an exhibit titled “Are you Free in America?”

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Ugly Bathroom from the 70s? No need to spend $20K on a new one… re-color it! [sponsored]

Ugly Bathroom from the 70s? No need to spend $20K on a new one… re-color it! [sponsored]

An old bathtub can be expensive to replace — and take a lot of time and effort. Instead of replacing it, Petworth News sponsor and local real estate agent Marc Dosik recommends recoloring the tub! [sponsored]

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Life’s going to be a beach in Petworth on July 6th

Life’s going to be a beach in Petworth on July 6th

“Upshur Beach” is going to be a thing, and it’s happening on Saturday, July 6th thanks to Pipkin CreativeArt of Noize and Capital City Hydroponics.

Together, they’re bringing the fun of the beach to Upshur Street complete with music, food, beer and more.

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Petworth Jazz Project is back on June 29th with Janelia Soul

Petworth Jazz Project is back on June 29th with Janelia Soul

June will close out it’s rainy, hot month with a great performance by JaneliaSoul at the next Petworth Jazz Project on Saturday, June 29th, starting at 6pm at the Petworth Recreation Center (8th & Taylor Streets NW).

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Get Ready for the Kennedy Street Festival on June 22nd! Here’s details…

Get Ready for the Kennedy Street Festival on June 22nd! Here’s details…

The 6th Annual Kennedy Street Festival is happening on June 22nd from 12-4pm in parking lots and in front of businesses along the the 300-800 blocks of Kennedy Street NW.

Here’s all the details!

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Draft agenda for ANC 4C June 19th meeting

Draft agenda for ANC 4C June 19th meeting

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C meets on Wednesday, June 19th at 6:30pm at the Petworth Library (4200 Kansas Ave NW) downstairs in the large meeting room. Here’s their draft agenda.

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Draft agenda for ANC 4D's June 19th meeting

Draft agenda for ANC 4D's June 19th meeting

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D meets on Wednesday, June 19th at 6:30 pm at the Washington Latin Public Charter School (5200 2nd St NW). Here’s their draft agenda.

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