This Thursday, the free Battle of the Bands returns to Capitol Cider House!

This Thursday, the free Battle of the Bands returns to Capitol Cider House!

This Thursday, October 25th from 8-10pm is the next Battle of the Bands! Come out to enjoy two bands who will rock you… and then hope you’ll vote for them to send them to the finals for a chance to win $1,000!

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Get your spook on with this year's Halloween roundup

Get your spook on with this year's Halloween roundup

We can't believe Halloween is just around the corner! With all the kids in this neighborhood, you better believe Petworth will bring its A game next Wednesday. But don’t worry, local bars and restaurants are making sure adults have some solid options too. Here’s a roundup of our favorite spooky events, kids first, then adult events below.

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Norton, developers and more, notes from the October ANC 4C meeting

Norton, developers and more, notes from the October ANC 4C meeting

The Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C met on October 10th for their regular meeting. Congressional Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton was a guest at the meeting and spoke about what she has done to support the District. Developers spoke about their ability to make money and redevelop single family homes “by right,” and a new burger restaurant makes plans to open. Here are the notes…

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Celebrate Dia de los Muertos in Petworth and Park View

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos in Petworth and Park View

The Dia de los Muertos Celebration in Petworth will return for a second year, and now includes events in Park View. 

The Petworth Arts Collaborative is sponsoring a two-day event featuring a live mariachi band street procession, altar-making workshops, calavera face painting, a student art show, a traditional ballet folklorico performance and more!

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Here's the band line-up for Battle of the Bands at Capitol Cider House

Here's the band line-up for Battle of the Bands at Capitol Cider House

DC is filled with great local musicians, and a ton of them live in Petworth — and they’re about to do battle! Come out to Capitol Cider House to vote for one of the two bands that will perform each night of the 4 shows in October and November, with the finale in December with the $1,000 prize!

Here’s the line-up of musicians for the four upcoming shows:

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Here's an easy way to get rid of your bulky trash

Here's an easy way to get rid of your bulky trash

Here’s a quick way to get rid of your bulky trash, or if you have old electronics laying around, etc, as DC gov is sponsoring a bulk trash collection on Saturday, Oct 13th at 13th & Upshur Streets NW from 1 to 4 pm.

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New burger joint "Burgerim" to open in Petworth

New burger joint "Burgerim" to open in Petworth

File under “Finally,” as it seems the Park Place building on Georgia Avenue is finally getting another tenant in the first floor empty retail spots: a burger joint!

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Agenda for ANC 4D October meeting

The Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D meets on Tuesday, October 16th at 6:30pm at Washington Latin Public Charter School (5200 2nd Street NW). Here’s their draft agenda…

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DDOT proposes changes to intersection of Spring, 13th and Kansas Avenue

DDOT proposes changes to intersection of Spring, 13th and Kansas Avenue

The Department of Transportation (DDOT) sent a Notice of Intent to Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C regarding their proposed changes to traffic patterns at Spring Road, 13th Street and Kansas Avenue NW for safety improvements.

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Petworth is blooming in the Fall

Petworth is blooming in the Fall

Fall is finally here, with shorter days and cooler nights. Most plants are busy ripening their fruit or starting to wind down, but there are still plenty of flowers to be found around the neighborhood.

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Grab a bouquet and enjoy a cup of coffee on Kennedy Street

Grab a bouquet and enjoy a cup of coffee on Kennedy Street

“I love flowers because they make the day different,” owner Bolor Tumurpurev said. “Whether you send them, receive them or purchase them for yourself, they’re simply beautiful.”

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Slim's Diner goes Oktoberfest for October!

Slim's Diner goes Oktoberfest for October!

You might have noticed new tables outside of Slim’s Diner, at the corner of Upshur and Georgia Avenue. They’re there for the new outdoor beer garden and Oktoberfest Slim’s is putting on for the next three weeks.

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