Del Barrio invites you to celebrate the holidays and donate to a great cause: kids!

Del Barrio invites you to celebrate the holidays and donate to a great cause: kids!

Taqueria del Barrio is sponsoring several holiday events this weekend, from cookie-making to cocktail enjoying, with donations to children’s groups being at the forefront. You’re invited to come celebrate! Check ‘em out…

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Upshur restaurants are doing fine, and would do better if you went out more

Upshur restaurants are doing fine, and would do better if you went out more

What keeps Upshur and Petworth going strong is that it offers options that local people are looking for — places they want to visit and spend money. Asking what’s happening when there’s a closure is a valid question, but perhaps it’s how the question is asked that matters as well. Alarming people into thinking doom and gloom is on the horizon can become a self-fulfilling prophecy. In this case, one that isn’t true.

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The final show of Battle of the Bands is Sunday, winner gets $1,000!

The final show of Battle of the Bands is Sunday, winner gets $1,000!

Sunday, December 9th is the final show of the Battle of the Bands at the Capitol Cider House. Four bands will play, but only one will win $1,000! YOU get to vote for the winner… but only if you show up!

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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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Hank's Cocktail Bar set to close on Dec 14th, moving to Dupont

Hank's Cocktail Bar set to close on Dec 14th, moving to Dupont

Hank’s Cocktail Bar has announced that they’re closing on December 14th and headed to the 2nd floor of their existing bar in Dupont Circle.

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Join Mary's Center and Taqueria del Barrio for a special Toy Drive & Drag Bingo!

Join Mary's Center and Taqueria del Barrio for a special Toy Drive & Drag Bingo!

Join Mary's Center at Taqueria del Barrio for a fabulous evening of Drag Bingo on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 7:30pm-10pm.

Mary’s Center serves thousands of children every year through their comprehensive healthcare, education, and social service programs. With the holiday season coming up, Mary’s Center is partnering with Taqueria del Barrio to support their annual toy drive and give at least 1,000 children the chance to welcome the holidays with a gift. 

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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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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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Slim’s reopens for dinner with a new menu and a special offer for kids

Slim’s reopens for dinner with a new menu and a special offer for kids

Slim’s Diner officially reopens for dinner service this week, offering a new dinner menu with different items than their regular breakfast and lunch menu (still includes some of your favorites). Plus, a special offer for kids.

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This Thursday, Battle of the Bands with the Fuss and Tommi!

This Thursday, Battle of the Bands with the Fuss and Tommi!

Thursday, November 8th brings another great Battle of the Bands show to Capitol Cider House (3930 Georgia Ave NW). This show features two different yet exceptional bands! Show starts at 8pm — come out for the free show and vote for the band you enjoyed the most. Winner heads to the finals in December for a chance to win $1,000!

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New things are opening off the Upshur drag, and it's not condos!

New things are opening off the Upshur drag, and it's not condos!

The stretch of buildings that occupy most of the 9th Street block between Upshur and Varnum Streets has a new owner, and some big plans for the future. In December 2017, the buildings that comprise 4231 through 4239 9th Street were purchased by Cathedral Property Partners, a DC developer that is bullish on Petworth and interested in bringing retail and restaurants, rather than residential properties. 

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Fish in the Hood re-opens a year and a half after the fire

Fish in the Hood re-opens a year and a half after the fire

Got an email from Sarah Sorscher, a neighbor in Park View who has been diligently working to help the Fish in the Hood raise funds after their April 2017 fire. According to Sarah, the restaurant has officially opened — soft opening for the moment. Looking forward to an official grand re-opening celebration!

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