It’s "all-you-can-play" at Powell’s Spring Community Carnival

It’s "all-you-can-play" at Powell’s Spring Community Carnival

Powell Bilingual Elementary School is hosting its Fifth Annual Spring Carnival on June 1st from 11am - 5pm — and this year’s event promises to be a ton of fun for kids and adults in the neighborhood.  Plus, you can pick up an “all-you-can-play” wristband ahead of time and not worry about tickets on the day of the carnival!

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Petworth Jazz returns on Saturday, May 25th at 8th & Taylor Park

Petworth Jazz returns on Saturday, May 25th at 8th & Taylor Park

It’s been a long year waiting for the return of the extremely popular Petworth Jazz Project, but the wait is over! The free jazz show at Petworth Recreation Center (8th & Taylor Streets NW) kicks off its 9th year with the season opener on Saturday, May 25th with kids’ music at 6pm with Baba Ras D and then the extremely talented Joe Herrera comes on at 7pm to make your night smooth.

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Budget approved for Roosevelt HS pool to open for public use

Budget approved for Roosevelt HS pool to open for public use

The DC Council has passed two votes so far on approving additional funding for the construction and other changes needed to open the pool at Roosevelt High School for local residential use. Another vote and Mayoral approval still need to be done.

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Powell Elementary's 5th Annual Community Carnival is June 1st with games, food & more for the whole neighborhood

Powell Elementary's 5th Annual Community Carnival is June 1st with games, food & more for the whole neighborhood

Now in its fifth year, the Powell Elementary Spring Carnival, put on by the school’s PTA, Powell Padres, is set to return on June 1st. This year the Carnival will be at Powell Elementary, and offers a ton of things to do for families in the neighborhood — anyone can attend!

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Performance space "Art of Noize" reopens on Upshur Street

Performance space "Art of Noize" reopens on Upshur Street

Opened in 2017, Art of Noize is a multipurpose artist and performance space that showcases artwork and creativity. They had the lease on Georgia Ave terminated when the building owner sold the building with little notice. Owner Adrian Ferguson knew he wanted to stay in Petworth and began to look for a new location.

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Collision at Upshur and 5th Street flips an SUV and leaves one injured, one drive fled (updated)

Collision at Upshur and 5th Street flips an SUV and leaves one injured, one drive fled (updated)

Around 4:30pm on Tuesday afternoon, a dark sedan and a dark SUV crashed into each other at the intersection of 5th and Upshur Streets NW. The SUV flipped onto its side, slamming into a parked (and unoccupied) Subaru.

The article has been updated with new information.

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Qualia turns 10 on May 1st, celebrates with a raffle, discounts and fun swag

Qualia turns 10 on May 1st, celebrates with a raffle, discounts and fun swag

Qualia Coffee at 3917 Georgia Avenue NW opened on May 1st 2009. Now 10 years later, the boutique coffee shop has become a strong favorite for local residents.

Qualia is celebrating its anniversary with all day discounts on coffee and a raffle for gift cards and other fun swag.

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Petworth blooming as Spring returns

Petworth blooming as Spring returns

Do you ever find yourself walking around our beautiful neighborhood admiring the flowers, but with no clue what it is you’re looking at? Let me try to help. Welcome to the second year of "Petworth Blooming"... every month we’ll feature some of the most common plants seen around Petworth, and give a little info about each one.

This month we look at the azalea, lilac, the candytuft and more.

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Help clean up Petworth and Raymond Rec Centers this Saturday

Help clean up Petworth and Raymond Rec Centers this Saturday

The Department of Parks and Recreation is holding a cleanup of Petworth and Raymond Recreation Centers on Saturday, April 20th from 10am - 1pm.

The day starts at Raymond Rec at 3725 10th Street NW and will end at Petworth Rec at 801 Taylor St NW.

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Get 20% off and an amazing literary experience for Independent Bookstore Day on April 27th

Get 20% off and an amazing literary experience for Independent Bookstore Day on April 27th

Saturday April 27th is Independent Bookstore Day. The DC Indie stores will be decked out and celebrating all day with special deals and events (story times, author events, parties, etc.). And this year, there will be extra awesomeness: DC bookstores are hosting the first-ever Bookstore Crawl!

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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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Now you can get ice cream delivered, making life a little bit sweeter

Now you can get ice cream delivered, making life a little bit sweeter

Turns out that Town & Country Market at 823 Upshur Street NW isn’t just selling convenience inside their store, now they’re delivering it to your house. Delivering ice cream, that is.

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