This week's Featured Rental is a cute condo on 14th Street

This week's Featured Rental is a cute condo on 14th Street

This basement condo rental on 14th Street offers two bedrooms and two full bathrooms in a 1,007 square foot home originally built in 1910. The condo unit has a separate entrance in a boutique building with new finishes and great amenities.

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Kennedy & 5th Street: “the most dangerous intersection in the Fourth District"

Kennedy & 5th Street: “the most dangerous intersection in the Fourth District"

On Friday, February 15th, surrounded by bright colorful posters and toddler-sized school chairs, a very large crowd of residents and government officials gathered at Blandi's Child Learning Center to talk about the recent shooting at 5th and Kennedy Streets, along with other crime issues in the area.

The take-away? According to MPD Chief Peter Newsham, the intersection of 5th and Kennedy is the most dangerous intersection in their Fourth District.

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Cinder BBQ is coming to Petworth - get your taste buds ready

Cinder BBQ is coming to Petworth - get your taste buds ready

The 800 block of Upshur is going to have a new, wonderful aroma in a few weeks. Three long-term DC restaurateurs, Matt Krimm, John Anderson and Bill Coleman, are getting ready to open Cinder, a neighborhood barbeque restaurant, at the corner of 8th and Upshur. They hope to open in April. From the sound of it, it’s going to be delicious.

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CANCELED: Draft agenda for ANC 4D's February meeting

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D's February meeting will be on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, beginning at 6:30 pm at the Washington Latin Public Charter School (5200 2nd St NW). The draft agenda is below:

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A little dancing on Metro's Green line

A little dancing on Metro's Green line

I was riding on the Green line today when two young guys hopped on at the U Street station, set down a bucket and a speaker, stood up and said “Hello everybody! We hope you’re having a good day.”

Watch the video!

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MPD releases disturbing video of shooting at 5th & Kennedy, asks for public's help

MPD releases disturbing video of shooting at 5th & Kennedy, asks for public's help

On Thursday, February 7, 2019 there was an explosion of gunshots at 5th and Kennedy Street NW. Multiple people were involved, but miraculously, considering the number of shooters, it seems no one was injured. MPD released a video of the shooting from a local retail establishment. There’s a public meeting Friday with MPD to discuss.

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Celebrate "National Drink Wine Day" with Mangia DC at Lincoln's Cottage

Celebrate "National Drink Wine Day" with Mangia DC at Lincoln's Cottage

Mangia DC is celebrating annual National Drink Wine Day on February 17th at Lincoln’s Cottage to “spread the love and health benefits of wine.” Come out to enjoy drinks, food and the architecture and history of the Cottage.

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Vote for Petworth News for Best of DC 2019!

Vote for Petworth News for Best of DC 2019!

So once again, the Washington City Paper is doing their annual Best of DC Readers’ Survey, and once again, you get a chance to vote for Petworth News for Best Community Blog!

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New restaurant coming to Ruta del Vino space

New restaurant coming to Ruta del Vino space

Word on the street is the Ruta Del Vino space at 8th and Upshur St has a new owner. 

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“Random Acts of Neighborliness” (for free!)

“Random Acts of Neighborliness” (for free!)

This year, I’d like to help you love your neighbor. I’m giving away dozens of free treats, tagged with neighborly sweet nothings, to remind Petworth residents how much you care. Stop by Lulabelle’s Sweet Shop to pick one up to give to your neighbor — and as a bonus, register to win a free gift basket from Lulabelle’s!

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Here's a peek at the new Büna Coffeehouse opening Friday on Webster & Georgia

Here's a peek at the new Büna Coffeehouse opening Friday on Webster & Georgia

Rejoice, you caffeine addicts! Büna Coffeehouse is opening on Friday, February 8th at the corner of Webster Street and Georgia Avenue (4400 Georgia Ave NW). This great little shop is the brainchild of the family that owns the building, and used to run the Uneeda convenience store.

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Come out for a chili cook-off this Sunday with popular Petworth & Park View restaurants

Come out for a chili cook-off this Sunday with popular Petworth & Park View restaurants

It’s a neighborhood chili cook-off contest! That’s not only a lot of Cs… it’s a lot of great-tasting food from some of Petworth’s and Park View’s popular restaurants and bars. And the judges are great (ok, self-serving… I’m a judge.)

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