DC Stoddert Soccer is expanding their reach into Petworth this fall [sponsored]

DC Stoddert Soccer is expanding their reach into Petworth this fall [sponsored]

The largest non-profit youth soccer organization in DC, DC Stoddert, has announced a new “Juniors East” program that includes Petworth. The program will be nearly identical to DC Stoddert’s already successful “Juniors” program with the one major difference: all practices will take place east of Rock Creek Park.

Learn how your kids can participate!

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Local DC company remodelmate is offering Petworth residents $500 towards any renovation [sponsored]

Local DC company remodelmate is offering Petworth residents $500 towards any renovation [sponsored]

Remodeling a home can suck. It can be stressful, unpredictable and is always costly. Enter local renovation heroes remodelmate, a local DC startup that used technology to take some of the stress and cost away from home renovations, and makes the process more transparent.

Plus, they’re offering Petworth News readers a special discount!

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Ugly Bathroom from the 70s? No need to spend $20K on a new one… re-color it! [sponsored]

Ugly Bathroom from the 70s? No need to spend $20K on a new one… re-color it! [sponsored]

An old bathtub can be expensive to replace — and take a lot of time and effort. Instead of replacing it, Petworth News sponsor and local real estate agent Marc Dosik recommends recoloring the tub! [sponsored]

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Here's some snazzy home trends for 2019 [sponsored]

Here's some snazzy home trends for 2019 [sponsored]

10 Snazzy Home Trends for 2019
Help-U-Sell Real Estate works to help you find the right house, but once you purchase it, your home becomes your castle. Here are some ways to make it more beautiful and cozy, with some of the most current fashions and trends.

If you’re a dog owner, we’ve saved the best for last (number 10).  Your canine friends will love you for it!  The other suggestions are for you.

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According to Help-U-Sell, mortgage rates hit 12-month low [sponsored]

According to Help-U-Sell, mortgage rates hit 12-month low [sponsored]

According to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at their lowest for 2019. Rates like these haven’t been seen since February 2018!

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Should you make an improvement to your house?

Should you make an improvement to your house?

If you’re planning on staying in your home for a long time, then the value of a remodeling effort is different – you get to live there and enjoy it! If you plan on selling your home in the near term, then you definitely need to weigh the return on investment (ROI). Marc Dosik from Help-U-Sell Realty gives you a look into the costs versus return on some of the most common remodeling projects. [Sponsored]

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Help-U-Sell building on Upshur gets ready to expand up and out to offer more office space for rent

Help-U-Sell building on Upshur gets ready to expand up and out to offer more office space for rent

Help-U-Sell Real Estate is beginning a major reconstruction project at their building at 843 Upshur Street, the second time this building has gone through improvements. The tall green building on Upshur, which is also home to Willow Fashion and the Petworth mural, will add a third floor and is expanding into the back of the lot along the alley to add more office space.

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Renovations: Is granite going out of style? [sponsored]

Renovations: Is granite going out of style? [sponsored]

Is it true? Could granite's 30-year reign be coming to an end? While we can't say for sure, we think granite remains a solid choice. After all, it's both durable and attractive -- and it's become increasingly affordable, too. However, there's just no denying granite's seeming decline as homeowners opt for more modern kitchen designs, they're also opting for more understated countertop alternatives. Here's a quick look at some of the countertop's hottest contenders...

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Sunday Family Meals from Taqueria Del Barrio, starting this weekend [sponsored]

Sunday Family Meals from Taqueria Del Barrio, starting this weekend [sponsored]

Taqueria Del Barrio is hosting some really delicious sounding "family meal" themed dinners featuring spins on American classics, football gameday specials and more. Over the next four weeks they will feature a different family style meal with a Mexican twist each Sunday!

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Selling a house can be expensive, here’s a way to save some serious money [sponsored]

Selling a house can be expensive, here’s a way to save some serious money [sponsored]

You have to be savvy when you’re looking to sell your house if you want to save money when listing your home. It begins with who you choose to list your house and how those costs actually add up. [sponsored]

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Marc Dosik from Help-U-Sell Realty named Top-Producing DC agent [sponsored]

Marc Dosik from Help-U-Sell Realty named Top-Producing DC agent [sponsored]

Every year Washingtonian Magazine compiles a list of Washington’s Top-Producing Real Estate Agents, the individuals and teams who sold the most in the preceding year. In both 2016 and 2017 Marc Dosik from Help-U-Sell Federal Realty was placed on this list. [sponsored article]

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Cookie decorating, Drag Brunch & New Year's Eve all coming to Taqueria Del Barrio

Cookie decorating, Drag Brunch & New Year's Eve all coming to Taqueria Del Barrio

A kids' cookie decorating class on the 10th, a Drag Brunch on the 16th and a New Year's Eve party... sounds awesome. Learn more...

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