Here's a peek at the new Büna Coffeehouse opening Friday on Webster & Georgia

Here's a peek at the new Büna Coffeehouse opening Friday on Webster & Georgia

Rejoice, you caffeine addicts! Büna Coffeehouse is opening on Friday, February 8th at the corner of Webster Street and Georgia Avenue (4400 Georgia Ave NW). This great little shop is the brainchild of the family that owns the building, and used to run the Uneeda convenience store.

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A peek inside the Capitol Cider House, Petworth's newest cidery

A peek inside the Capitol Cider House, Petworth's newest cidery

Capitol Cider House is the passion of Jared Fackrell, and after months and months of hard work, it’s almost ready to open. With 40 different styles of cider, a small menu of food, a shuffleboard and plenty of indoor and pet-friendly outdoor seating, it’ll be a great new addition to the Petworth restaurant scene.

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Help lower Georgia Avenue blossom by taking a survey on future development ideas

Help lower Georgia Avenue blossom by taking a survey on future development ideas

The Lower Georgia Avenue Main Street program is conducting a community survey about Georgia Avenue in Park View, with a goal of designing strategies for enhancing the stretch of Georgia Avenue from Barry Place on the south, to Kansas Avenue on the north.  

If you want to help this area be developed smartly, in cooperation with long-time businesses and fit the needs of the residents who live along the stretch, take the survey and share your opinion.

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Howard University's 150th Homecoming Parade is Saturday, Oct 21st

Howard University's 150th Homecoming Parade is Saturday, Oct 21st

The legendary Howard Homecoming Parade is back! A community staple showcasing bands, celebrity appearances, and the University’s student organizations. Come celebrate with students and alumni and wear your festive Howard University colors as you come together for the prelude of the Howard Homecoming game.

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Cider house rules! A new cider brewery and restaurant to open on Georgia Avenue

Cider house rules! A new cider brewery and restaurant to open on Georgia Avenue

Jared Fackrell really likes cider. I mean, apples are definitely his thing. The 32-year old former Navy officer has been brewing his own cider at home for years, and with the changes to the brewery laws in DC, he recently decided to take his passion to a new level and open a cider house and restaurant in Petworth. The new place is called Capitol Cider House and will be located at 3930 Georgia Avenue NW, beneath the Fahrenheit apartment building. 

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Safari DC offers a taste of Kenya in Petworth

Safari DC offers a taste of Kenya in Petworth

Safari, which sits on a quiet stretch of Georgia Avenue just off the Upshur Street drag, is the only Kenyan restaurant in Washington DC. It has found a following with the Kenyan and broader East African community, with customers coming from all over the DC metro area to enjoy familiar foods in the company of fellow émigrés and others interested in East African fare. 

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