Thursday night: Damaged cars but no injuries from gunshots at 8th & Taylor St NW

Thursday night: Damaged cars but no injuries from gunshots at 8th & Taylor St NW

According to MPD, the sound of gunshots was reported on Thursday night, April 18th at around 10:45pm in the area of Georgia Avenue and Shepherd Street NW.

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Take a stroll for Earth Day, and bring your decorated umbrella with you!

Take a stroll for Earth Day, and bring your decorated umbrella with you!

The 2nd Annual Umbrella Stroll along 14th Street sponsored by Uptown Main Street kicks off this Saturday, April 20th from 12-3pm.

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Now you can get ice cream delivered, making life a little bit sweeter

Now you can get ice cream delivered, making life a little bit sweeter

Turns out that Town & Country Market at 823 Upshur Street NW isn’t just selling convenience inside their store, now they’re delivering it to your house. Delivering ice cream, that is.

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Community meeting on Thursday on mixed-use housing & retail coming to Upper Georgia Ave NW

Community meeting on Thursday on mixed-use housing & retail coming to Upper Georgia Ave NW

Local developer Neighborhood Development Company has purchased several properties on the west side of Georgia Avenue (addresses 5756 through 5810) with the intent of building a large mixed-use housing and retail development. Please come meet the developers and share your opinion on what should be included in this development!

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So many winners! Here's the results of the 200th newsletter giveaway!

So many winners! Here's the results of the 200th newsletter giveaway!

We had hundreds of people enter the giveaway celebrating the 200th Weekly Update newsletter — and we randomly selected 12 to win a gift certificate from a local Petworth restaurant or business.

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DDOT gets ready to make traffic changes at 13th & Spring - new lights, one-ways and more

DDOT gets ready to make traffic changes at 13th & Spring - new lights, one-ways and more

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.

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Petworth Arts Collaborative brings First Fridays back on May 3rd, looking for volunteers

Petworth Arts Collaborative brings First Fridays back on May 3rd, looking for volunteers

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.

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9-year old dog stolen on April 9th still missing, HRA offers reward for public help

9-year old dog stolen on April 9th still missing, HRA offers reward for public help

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.

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Draft agenda for ANC 4D's April 17th meeting

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).

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Come enjoy "Lion King Jr" at West Elementary School at the end of April

Come enjoy "Lion King Jr" at West Elementary School at the end of April

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.

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It's a pun-filled egg hunt in Petworth for the next Random Acts of Neighborliness!

It's a pun-filled egg hunt in Petworth for the next Random Acts of Neighborliness!

Random Acts of Neighborliness returns this weekend with a fun-filled egg hunt of puns sure to crack you up at their punny yolks.

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Cinder BBQ opens on Saturday— ribs, sandwiches, whiskey and more

Cinder BBQ opens on Saturday— ribs, sandwiches, whiskey and 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.

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