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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Celebrate Petworth: music, food, vendors & more on Saturday, September 14th

Celebrate Petworth: music, food, vendors & more on Saturday, September 14th

Head’s up, the 6th annual Celebrate Petworth Festival is on September 14th on the 800 block of Upshur Street NW, and it’s sure to be another amazing event. Here’s a quick look at the event!

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First Friday in September brings art, music and more along Upshur Street

First Friday in September brings art, music and more along Upshur Street

The Petworth Arts Collaborative has its second-to-last First Friday event on September 6th this week along Upshur Street. From the organizers:

Another special First Friday in Petworth in collaboration with the teaching artists and organizations making an impact through ART for incarcerated individuals and returned citizens. 

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Photos from August's Petworth Jazz Project ...

Photos from August's Petworth Jazz Project ...

This past weekend’s Petworth Jazz Project was one of the most crowded so far — that had to be due to the eclectic mix of amazing music Tom Pipkin brought to the field for the monthly free show. Here’s a gallery of photos from the show featuring the Empresarios and a packed field…

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Petworth Jazz Project turns up the heat with the Empresarios at its last show of the season

Petworth Jazz Project turns up the heat with the Empresarios at its last show of the season

Wasn’t it just May and the summer season for Petworth Jazz Project was just getting started? The summer months are almost over, and that means the last show of the season is coming up featuring the Tropicaliente sound of the Empresarios.

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New theater production at Dance Loft brings Harold Pinter and "Enron" (with a special discount for readers!)

New theater production at Dance Loft brings Harold Pinter and "Enron" (with a special discount for readers!)

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.

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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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Upshur Street celebrates the Summer of Love with fun promotions and discounts

Upshur Street celebrates the Summer of Love with fun promotions and discounts

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.

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Photos from July Petworth Jazz Project

Photos from July Petworth Jazz Project

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!

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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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DC Music Rocks Festival returns to the 9:30 Club on Aug 17th!

DC Music Rocks Festival returns to the 9:30 Club on Aug 17th!

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!

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Shop at Safeway this month and they'll donate to Roosevelt High School

Shop at Safeway this month and they'll donate to Roosevelt High School

Roosevelt High School is teaming up with the Safeway Foundation’s third annual School Spirit campaign to help raise funds on behalf of Roosevelt.

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