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.Read More
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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.Read 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.Read More
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
As of Memorial Day weekend next month, Petworth News will be four years old, is just about to hit 4,000 Facebook Likes and the 200th newsletter is about to go out. That’s 200 hundred emails, 200 weekend nights spent writing it, and more than 2,100 people reading it. Every Sunday. Amazing.
As a way of saying THANKS! for supporting the site and subscribing to our free email, we’re partnering with local businesses to do a huge giveaway of 12 gift certificates worth well over $300!
What?! I know!Read More