As summer draws to a close, Petworth flowers begin to produce fruit

As summer draws to a close, Petworth flowers begin to produce fruit

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 apples, morning glories, vincas, mums and more…

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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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"Fresh Air": Powell Elementary’s redesign gets a closer look by Architecture DC magazine

"Fresh Air": Powell Elementary’s redesign gets a closer look by Architecture DC magazine

Architecture DC magazine profiled the renovations to Powell Elementary in their current issue, focusing on iStudio, the architectural firm who is also working on the renovations of the playground at the Petworth Recreation Center. The article walks through the architect’s concepts for bringing in light and “fresh air” into the school.

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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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A look at the proposed designs for the renovation of Petworth playground

A look at the proposed designs for the renovation of Petworth playground

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.

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Petworth flowers bring flair to close out the summer months

Petworth flowers bring flair to close out the summer months

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.

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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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Petworth Jazz brings good weather and Cheick Hamala Diabate on the traditional n’goni this Saturday

Petworth Jazz brings good weather and Cheick Hamala Diabate on the traditional n’goni this Saturday

Another final summer month Saturday, another amazing Petworth Jazz Project.

This Saturday, July 27th, the featured performer is Cheick Hamala Diabate, a legendary Grammy-nominated Malian Griot.

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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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