Help lower Georgia Avenue blossom by taking a survey on future development ideas

Help lower Georgia Avenue blossom by taking a survey on future development ideas

The Lower Georgia Avenue Main Street program is conducting a community survey about Georgia Avenue in Park View, with a goal of designing strategies for enhancing the stretch of Georgia Avenue from Barry Place on the south, to Kansas Avenue on the north.  

If you want to help this area be developed smartly, in cooperation with long-time businesses and fit the needs of the residents who live along the stretch, take the survey and share your opinion.

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Powell Elementary’s popular Spring Carnival returns for a fourth year

Powell Elementary’s popular Spring Carnival returns for a fourth year

Powell Bilingual Elementary School is hosting its fourth annual Spring Carnival on May 19th from 11am - 5pm — and this year’s event promises to be a ton of fun for kids and adults alike!

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The popular Bourbon & Bluegrass festival returns to Lincoln's Cottage in May for 2 fun days

The popular Bourbon & Bluegrass festival returns to Lincoln's Cottage in May for 2 fun days

President Lincoln's Cottage has its biggest fundraiser of the year next month on May 19th and 20th (2-5pm), and like every year, it's surely going to be an awesome event. Bourbon and Bluegrass brings together a family-friendly event of food, drink, games and music on the grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement Home, where President Lincoln used to vacation to get away from the White House.

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Pepco "Capital Grid" meeting in Takoma to discuss electrical infrastructure enhancements

Pepco "Capital Grid" meeting in Takoma to discuss electrical infrastructure enhancements

Pepco has rescheduled its Open House to update the community about their proposed infrastructure initiative called the Capital Grid project for Thursday, April 26th at 8:30pm. The public meeting will be held in Takoma at the LaSalle-Backus Education Campus, 501 Riggs Road NE.

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Oh, the weeds of Petworth...

Oh, the weeds of Petworth...

Every spring I look out on my yard and tell myself, “Yes, this will be the year I create my garden.”

Several weeks later, I am cursing every square inch of greenery and wondering just how many weeds there could possibly be in this postage stamp of a yard, most likely because I tried to take a shortcut.

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Sherman Circle traffic changes coming in May, upcoming events in the Circle

Sherman Circle traffic changes coming in May, upcoming events in the Circle

The Department of Transportation has announced their decision on changes to Sherman Circle. The original plan called for one lane of the Circle to be closed; however, they have decided to keep the two lane design with some minor modifications. 

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Taking my own advice and doing a kitchen renovation

Taking my own advice and doing a kitchen renovation

A few years ago, Ryan DaSilva wrote about home renovations -- the ones that will get you the best return on your investment. He said that one of the best things you can do is to renovate your kitchen.  So heeding his own advice, his family took on a kitchen reno project this past summer! Here's a walk-through of the process they went through, with before and after pictures, to help you get an idea of what it might be like if you plan on doing a renovation. 

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Petworth Farmers Market fundraiser Monday, 4/23 at Ten Tigers Parlour

Petworth Farmers Market fundraiser Monday, 4/23 at Ten Tigers Parlour

The Petworth Community Market has its 2018 Kick-Off Fundraiser at Ten Tigers Parlour (3813 Georgia Ave NW) on Monday, April 23rd from 6:30 to 9:00pm. The market needs funds to help cover the cost of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Women, Infants and Children (WIC) benefits at the market, along with the city's exorbitant fees.

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These Petworth businesses made the Washington City Paper “Best of DC” list

These Petworth businesses made the Washington City Paper “Best of DC” list

The Washington City Paper has announced its 2018 “Best of DC” list, and several Petworth establishments are among those to receive superlatives. From praise for Slash Run’s greasy burgers to Timber Pizza and Ruta del Vino, never has Petworth’s growing recognition as a cultural and culinary destination been so evident.

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Roosevelt student heads to Australia to run down under

Roosevelt student heads to Australia to run down under

Roosevelt High School has its share of champions, from scholars who went to France and other countries to the Rough Riders football team. Add one more amazing Petworth teen to that growing list, Taahir Kelly, who's headed to Australia to run in the Down Under 18th Annual International Games. It's an amazing opportunity for this 17-year old, and he could use your help with raising funds for the trip.

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14th & Kennedy Farmers' Market returns this Saturday, April 14th

14th & Kennedy Farmers' Market returns this Saturday, April 14th

Now in its third year, the 14th and Kennedy Street Farmers' Market opens its 2018 season on Saturday, April 14th. Located at 5501 Colorado Avenue NW (between Longfellow and Kennedy Street), the market brings delicious pre-made foods, fresh produce, coffees, kids' activities and so more much. 

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Updates from Wednesday’s ANC 4C meeting

Updates from Wednesday’s ANC 4C meeting

The Wednesday April 11th ANC 4C meeting ran the gamut on local housing, business, environmental, and education issues. Here are the highlights:

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