Petworth Jazz Project is back on June 29th with Janelia Soul

Petworth Jazz Project is back on June 29th with Janelia Soul

June will close out it’s rainy, hot month with a great performance by JaneliaSoul at the next Petworth Jazz Project on Saturday, June 29th, starting at 6pm at the Petworth Recreation Center (8th & Taylor Streets NW).

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Found! — Something to Squawk about: Look out for a lost Cockatoo from Buchanan Street!

Found! — Something to Squawk about: Look out for a lost Cockatoo from Buchanan Street!

“Baby” is a White Goffin Cockatoo that went missing on Sunday, June 16th from near Buchanan Street and Georgia Avenue NW. Baby is white with peach coloring under her feathers and beak, and yellow coloring around. She also a great dancer.

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Get Ready for the Kennedy Street Festival on June 22nd! Here’s details…

Get Ready for the Kennedy Street Festival on June 22nd! Here’s details…

The 6th Annual Kennedy Street Festival is happening on June 22nd from 12-4pm in parking lots and in front of businesses along the the 300-800 blocks of Kennedy Street NW.

Here’s all the details!

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Draft agenda for ANC 4C June 19th meeting

Draft agenda for ANC 4C June 19th meeting

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C meets on Wednesday, June 19th at 6:30pm at the Petworth Library (4200 Kansas Ave NW) downstairs in the large meeting room. Here’s their draft agenda.

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Draft agenda for ANC 4D's June 19th meeting

Draft agenda for ANC 4D's June 19th meeting

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D meets on Wednesday, June 19th at 6:30 pm at the Washington Latin Public Charter School (5200 2nd St NW). Here’s their draft agenda.

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“By the People” arts & music fest on Upshur on June 23rd

“By the People” arts & music fest on Upshur on June 23rd

Join the Petworth Arts Collaborative on Sunday, June 23rd from 11am-6pm on the 800 block of Upshur as they participate as one of the satellite “pARTners” for the By The People Festival, a free arts and dialogue festival presented by Halcyon.

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The "Bloomsday" marathon reading of Ulysses is back for its 5th year in Petworth, celebrating James Joyce

The "Bloomsday" marathon reading of Ulysses is back for its 5th year in Petworth, celebrating James Joyce

As is his annual tradition for the past 5 years,  Paul Ruppert is hosting his annual Bloomsday marathon reading of Ulysses by James Joyce this Saturday.

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Photos and video from May's Petworth Jazz Project

Photos and video from May's Petworth Jazz Project

The first Petworth Jazz Project of the 2019 was, in my opinion, one of the best so far. Baba Ras D led off the night with music for the kids, and boy oh boy do the little people love Baba. The rain stayed away, Timber was slinging pizza, and the spray park was on for kids. And the Joe Herrera Remix was phenomenal.

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First Friday art & music returns to Petworth with an opera at Lincoln's Cottage

First Friday art & music returns to Petworth with an opera at Lincoln's Cottage

Join Petworth Arts Collaborative for this year’s first First Friday, Opera in the Park at President Lincoln's Cottage, Friday June 7th from 6-8pm..

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As summer comes to Petworth, so do the new blooms

As summer comes to Petworth, so do the new blooms

If you’ve found yourself walking around our beautiful neighborhood admiring the flowers and wondering what you’re looking at, we’re here to help. Welcome to "Petworth Blooming,” a series that features some of the most common plants seen around Petworth.

This month we look at foxglove, iris, evening primrose and more.

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A conversation with Dara Branford, Petworth resident and the 2019 "Miss Wheelchair DC"

A conversation with Dara Branford, Petworth resident and the 2019 "Miss Wheelchair DC"

“For me, being Miss Wheelchair DC is a way to be more social and comfortable with the position that I’m in. I want to show other people that there are people like me, that are in a wheelchair, that are female, that are struggling – and not struggling – on a day-to-day basis.”

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Dog breed specific legislation: It just doesn’t work -- a student perspective

Dog breed specific legislation: It just doesn’t work -- a student perspective

I am an owner of two pitbull: my girl’s name is Precious and my boy’s name is Max. I love them both so very dearly and can't imagine being without them. It saddens me to know that there are laws that are intended to protect people but are hurting animals and pet owners.

Ed note: We’re pleased to publish the article below from Toni Blakeney, a senior at Capital City Public Charter School.

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