The popular Taste of Uptown returns September 25th with a tour of Petworth & Brightwood restaurants

The popular Taste of Uptown returns September 25th with a tour of Petworth & Brightwood restaurants

On Wednesday, September 25 from 5-9pm, Uptown Main Street will host its second annual Taste of Uptown walking food tour. Join your neighbors for a diverse dining experience highlighting all that Uptown has to offer!

Plus, enter to win free All Access Passes from Petworth News!

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Georgia Ave businesses can now RSVP for DDOT's Open Streets meetings

Georgia Ave businesses can now RSVP for DDOT's Open Streets meetings

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.

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Georgia Avenue “Open Streets” event gets some changes

Georgia Avenue “Open Streets” event gets some changes

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.

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DDOT believes closing Georgia Avenue for 3-miles is good for the community and businesses, forgetting to ask the community and businesses

DDOT believes closing Georgia Avenue for 3-miles is good for the community and businesses, forgetting to ask the community and businesses

The idea of closing a major road to motor vehicles, opening it up to healthy uses for bikes and pedestrians sounds like a cool idea, so DDOT is closing Georgia Avenue for three miles to test it out.

The concern is how DC is doing it.

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DC is closing three miles of Georgia Avenue for a day for "open streets" and no cars

DC is closing three miles of Georgia Avenue for a day for "open streets" and no cars

DC is closing three miles of Georgia Avenue, from Barry Place to Missouri Avenue NW, in October for an “open streets” initiative. It didn’t quite work out the last time the DC Office of Planning tried to do this in Petworth three years ago, so here’s hoping this is better planned and benefits the community.

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Wednesday music events on Kennedy Street, courtesy of Uptown Main Street

Wednesday music events on Kennedy Street, courtesy of Uptown Main Street

Uptown Main Street, the organization that runs the Kennedy Street Festival and works with local businesses, is hosting a series of summer music shows around the area called Music on Main.” You’re invited to come out, listen to some great local music, enjoy the food and drink at the local restaurants and hang with your neighbors.

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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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Cats, Bikes and DGS… quick notes from ANC 4C’s April meeting

Cats, Bikes and DGS… quick notes from ANC 4C’s April meeting

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C met on April 10th for their regular meeting. The agenda wasn’t too full. Below are the highlights, including discussion on HRA’s cat count project, the upcoming Bikeshare station on Illinois Avenue, and more.

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Take a stroll for Earth Day, and bring your decorated umbrella with you!

Take a stroll for Earth Day, and bring your decorated umbrella with you!

The 2nd Annual Umbrella Stroll along 14th Street sponsored by Uptown Main Street kicks off this Saturday, April 20th from 12-3pm.

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