Next week, Battle of the Bands returns

Next week, Battle of the Bands returns

The last Battle of the Bands before the December 9th final show is coming up this Thursday, November 29th at Capitol Cider House! This week it’s The Treads and the 7th Street Rockers performing for a chance to go to the finals and win $1,000!

Show starts at 7pm! 

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"Is that a DC cop?" MPD officers get new uniforms

"Is that a DC cop?" MPD officers get new uniforms

MPD announced that it has rolled out new uniforms to officers across the city at the beginning of the month, and gone are the soft blue shirts the patrol officers wore, replaced with a darker set of uniforms that offer comfort benefits.

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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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Lulabelle's to temporarily close end of December

Lulabelle's to temporarily close end of December

Lullabelle’s Sweet Shop at 847 Upshur Street NW is temporarily closing on December 24th to reorganize operations and some other store features.

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A recount in the close election for ANC 4C08

A recount in the close election for ANC 4C08

Elections for Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner are generally boring. Usually there’s only one person running for a single member district seat, and if there’s two, well, there’s usually little fireworks. In ANC 4C, things got a bit heated in SMD 4C08 when incumbent Timothy Jones got a last minute challenge by Leah Anderson. With a close margin between the two candidates, DCBOE says they’re willing to do a recount.

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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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DCBOE announces winners in ANC 4C08 and 4C04 races

DCBOE announces winners in ANC 4C08 and 4C04 races

The DC Board of Elections has certified the November 6, 2018 general election, including the local ANC races of ANC 4C.

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Featured Property: 4009 5th Street NW

Featured Property: 4009 5th Street NW

Location, location, location! The rowhouse at 4009 5th Street NW is only a five-minute walk to the Georgia / Petworth Metro and the Upshur Street restaurants and shops! This charming Petworth brick rowhome, built in 1917, has all of the classic details and character you'll love with beautiful natural wood finishes and gleaming wood-floors throughout.

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DDOT wants to talk about the intersection of Spring, 13th and Kansas Ave (update: date changed)

DDOT wants to talk about the intersection of Spring, 13th and Kansas Ave (update: date changed)

The DC Department of Transportation is conducting a site visit at the intersection of 13th Street, Kansas Avenue and Spring Road. They’re proposing some changes to traffic patterns, turning lanes and signage at this wonky intersection.

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A flower shop and craft classroom is coming to Upshur Street

A flower shop and craft classroom is coming to Upshur Street

A flower and plant shop called She Loves Me will be opening at 808 Upshur Street in the next few months. The shop will sell flowers, plants and gifts, and will offer craft classes upstairs. The space had housed Philip's Shoe Repair for 51 years before the owners retired and the shop closed last November. 

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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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