You never know what you can find online. There's a little bit of Petworth history up for sale on eBay that belonged to someone who lived on Shepherd Street almost a hundred years ago.Read More
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Join DPR at 8:30pm on the lawn area of Petworth Playground for a free showing of Black Panther. Bring a blanket, some treats (popcorn!) and drinks but leave the puppies at home (their rules).
Gun violence affects every person who lives in DC in some way. Some are scared when they hear about a recent shooting close to home, some are grieving when they hear a loved one is killed.
A group of residents and local Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners came up with the idea of bringing together the community to talk about what neighbors are feeling in a local gun violence summit on Saturday, June 23rd from 10am to 1pm at the Emery Heights Recreation Center (5701 Georgia Ave NW).Read More
Homestead restaurant is turning two this weekend, and they're throwing a party to celebrate -- and you're invited! With a theme of "For locals, by locals," they want Petworth area residents to come enjoy new drinks (with a two-for-one offer), boozy snow cones and tasty bites from their new catering menu.Read More
This week's featured property offers an unique opportunity to own a beautifully redesigned home with original details and high-end modern upgrades in Petworth! Originally built in 1927, the home at 416 Gallatin St NW offers 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bath rooms, plus a garage and a private, fenced yard! It’s offered by Marc Dosik from Help-U-Sell Realty.Read More
The Department of Parks and Recreation has 21 outdoor pools and 11 indoor pools, and they all have the same rules for using them, including what you can wear, what toys you can bring into the water, and what you can do while there. If you don't follow the rules, you could be asked to leave.
That happened on June 9th to a teen that one person said had been doing nothing but sitting on a lounge chair and had not attempted to go swimming.Read More
From education and recreation, to public safety, to human services, housing, infrastructure, and beyond, this budget makes the strategic investments necessary to build a thriving, safe, and inclusive District.Read More
Every year, Petworth News covers the local elections that impact our area. This year is no different, as we have At-Large and Chair positions up for election, with the primary being June 19th. To help voters know as much as possible, Petworth News is offering brief interviews with Anita Bonds, Marcus Goodwin and Jeremiah Lowery. We are not endorsing any candidate, but making information available so readers can be informed. Writer Robinson Woodward-Burns spoke with each candidate, and offers this interview with candidate Jeremiah Lowery.Read More