Back in October of 2018, we wrote about possible changes coming to 13th Street, Kansas Avenue, and Spring Road by DDOT. Those changes are now on the way, according to an email from Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C Chair Bennett Hilley. She sent an email with details of the upcoming traffic and roadwork changes. DDOT modified the plans based on community feedback, according to Hilley.Read More
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The Petworth Arts Collaborative is gearing up for the 2019 season of Arts and Community and we are excited to share the line-up! This year First Fridays are seasonal (May through October) and have curated an exhilarating program for all to enjoy. Plus, the Dia de los Muertos celebration will return for it’s 3rd year in Petworth.Read More
A nine-year old grey and white bull terrier, Bae, was allegedly stolen from her home on the 1200 block of Decatur Street NW around 5:45pm on April 9th. At first, the owners had hoped a yard gate left open by a service provider may have let the dog escape on her own, but a video captured by a neighbor’s security camera shows two people — a man and a woman — walking with Bae.Read More
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D has its next meeting on Wednesday, April 17th. (Note they used to meet on Tuesdays but have moved to Wednesdays.) ANC 4D meets at 6:30 pm at the Washington Latin Public Charter School (5200 2nd St NW).Read More
West Education Campus is proud to present Disney’s The Lion King Jr for their spring musical!! More than 75 students (nearly 25% of their student body!) from PK3-8th grade will grace the stage during three shows April 26th and 27th.Read More
According to owners Matt Krim, John Anderson and Bill Coleman, what they want Cinder BBQ to be is a neighborhood hang out. Nothing fancy or formal, just really good food in a really comfortable environment.
The space at 800 Upshur Street NW has evolved into just that — a great local BBQ joint with great food.Read More
ANC 4C10 Commissioner Jonah Goodman sent an email to the listservs on Saturday outlining the selection by DDOT for the newest Bikeshare location. DDOT has selected the 4200 block of Illinois Avenue NW, just south of Grant Circle, for the bikeshare. This selection process has had its share of drama since late 2018, and some residents along Illinois had protested their block being selected.
ANC 4C will discuss the selection at their meeting next week on Wednesday, April 10th, 6:30pm at the Petworth Library.Read More
Charcuterie, beers, wine… cheese! Get ready for Cheesemonster Studio, the new bar, culinary studio and event space at 713 Kennedy Street NW. The new business is a partnership between Bergen Phillips and beverage veterans Hilarey and Brian Leonard of Lost & Found in Shaw and Free State in Dupont.Read More
10 Snazzy Home Trends for 2019
Help-U-Sell Real Estate works to help you find the right house, but once you purchase it, your home becomes your castle. Here are some ways to make it more beautiful and cozy, with some of the most current fashions and trends.
If you’re a dog owner, we’ve saved the best for last (number 10). Your canine friends will love you for it! The other suggestions are for you.Read More
In what’s surely a first for a Registered National Historic place and museum, President Lincoln’s Cottage, on the grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Petworth, will be converting the historic mansion into a rentable housing unit with AirBnB.
Now you can really sleep in the Lincoln bedroom!Read More
The Midnight Deli has a long history in Petworth, and a new barbecue takeout restaurant, Backyard Smokespot, gives this old spot new life. Opened in January by Bernard Belk, Briyon Ford and Chef Jason Ford, Backyard Smokespot is a great example of local residents focused on serving local customers.Read More