Here in Petworth, neighbor Carol Herwig, who regularly cleans up Grant Circle, is planning a clean-up of the small triangular park north of Grant Circle on Sunday, September 22nd at 10am.Read More
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Piney Branch Parkway, which runs from Arkansas Avenue NW down to Beach Drive, is terrible. The roadway doesn't have potholes, it has some random flat and smooth spots surrounded by gouges, bumps, crevices and canyons. Finally, the National Park Service is getting the road resurfaced, and it all starts on May 29th at 9am.Read More
I am thrilled to report the National Park Service (NPS) installed four benches in Sherman Circle. This is the result of residents' requests and passion, and support from Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D, Mayor Bowser, Councilmember Todd, and 4C Commissioner Joe Martin.
Guest post by ANC 4D Commissioner Amy Hemingway.Read More
The National Park Service is turning 100 next August, and they’re kicking off their centennial celebrations on September 26th with a city-wide celebration — cleaning parks.
They’re looking to work with community members to help maintain and improve the parks in our area, including Grant Circle. Petworth neighbors Carol Herwig and George Morgan are partnering with NPS to launch a new Friends of Grant Circle group that will team up with NPS to help maintain the park in the Circle. The Friends will take care of things that don’t fall under “normal” maintenance and be the “eyes and ears” of the Circle for NPS.
Read more about the Friends of Grant Circle and the upcoming celebration on September 26th, after the break:Read More