A resident near Taylor and Rock Creek Church Road is exasperated at having packages repeatedly stolen off of the porch of his house by the same thief.Read More
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Two new shows at the Dance Loft bring indie theater to Petworth. Readers get 10% off!
The 4615 Theatre Company is performing two productions that will run in rotation from August 9th through September 8th: Harold Pinter's BETRAYAL and the DC premiere of Lucy Prebble's ENRON (which is about, yes, the infamous company).
If you’re interested in bold, daring indie theatre, these two productions should be on your calendar.Read More
The largest non-profit youth soccer organization in DC, DC Stoddert, has announced a new “Juniors East” program that includes Petworth. The program will be nearly identical to DC Stoddert’s already successful “Juniors” program with the one major difference: all practices will take place east of Rock Creek Park.
Learn how your kids can participate!Read More
DDOT and District Bridges are holding a series of six meetings starting August 19th with businesses along the Georgia Avenue corridor who will be impacted by the closure of the road on October 5th for the “Open Streets” project.
If you own a business — or want to be involved — you should plan to attend one of the meetings.Read More
I participated in the US Park Police’s first Citizen’s Academy back in 2016 (their first in a very long time, anyway), and it was a fascinating look into one of DC’s and the nation’s oldest police forces.
The program is open again for participants, and you can apply to attend.Read More
The Department of Parks & Recreation and the Department of General Services held a meeting on Monday, August 5th to share their plans for renovations coming to the playground and splash park at the Petworth Recreation Center.Read More
Saturday, August 17th coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Festival weekend from 1969. To celebrate the summer of love, some of the businesses are throwing some fun perks and activities.Read More
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,” our popular series by Steven Feingold featuring some of the most common plants seen around Petworth.
This month we look at canna lilies, blue balloons, hosta, sunflowers and more.Read More
Every summer the music at the Jazz Project gets better and better. This past month’s show was no exception, featuring Grammy-nominated Cheick Hamala Diabate performing with his band. The music was amazing and the crowd was large and happy. And the dancing was great, too.
Here’s some pics from the show!Read More
The DC Department of Transportation’s plan to close three miles of Georgia Avenue for an “open streets” test is set for October 5th. Since the Petworth News articles on the closure raised some concerns, DDOT has agreed to make some changes.Read More
What started as a test of the local indie music scene is now in its third successful year. The DC Music Rocks Festival is returning to the 9:30 Club on Saturday, August 17th with five local DC bands, and seven singer-songwriters and the Musicianship Drumline. It’s an awesome event of music!Read More