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!Read More
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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.Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More