Are you happy with your cable and cell phone companies? Take a survey! [Update: survey closed]

Are you happy with your cable and cell phone companies? Take a survey! [Update: survey closed]

Every few months, someone sends an email to the area listservs asking for advice on what cable TV or cellphone company people like. I figured it was a good idea to get everyone's opinion and publish this for neighbors to get an idea of what others like, dislike and how much they're paying.

The information you submit will be published anonymously (no name or email will be published or shared with anyone). This isn't a sponsored post, and no company will see the results... unless they read the blog, naturally.

So share your thoughts!

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Another "best of DC" poll features two Petworth places

Another "best of DC" poll features two Petworth places

WTOP is running a Best of DC poll to pick the best pizza joint, best bookstore, best rooftop view and a few other key topics. Our own Upshur Street Books and Timber Pizza are in the running, so head over and give them a vote to support Petworth businesses! Voting ends on September 9th at 5pm.

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    Vote for Petworth places in the WaPo Express Best of 2016!

    Vote for Petworth places in the WaPo Express Best of 2016!

    The Washington Post Express is conducting a Best of 2016 survey, and a number of local bars and stores are on the list. The selections were determined by WaPo staff so there are some notable businesses absent from their list. I'm sure our local places would love to have your vote (I put my recommendations in parentheses). I know I'm voting for all the Petworth and Park View places because... Petworth News. 

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    Phone book survey results

    Phone book survey results

    It's not really a surprise that almost everyone who reads Petworth News does not use a printed phone book. After all, you're already on the interwebs and used to going to Google to get info. Here are the results...

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    Found this weird book... (take a survey!)

    Found this weird book... (take a survey!)

    Somebody dropped this really weird book on my porch today. Apparently it's full of phone numbers! Who knew?! I think I found your number in it, too.

    Did you know that phone books waste a ton of resources? According to Vox Media: "All that wasteful printing produces roughly 3.57 million tons of greenhouse gases and consumes billions of gallons of water, despite the fact that recycled paper is generally used. Furthermore, municipalities pay millions of dollars to trash or recycle stacks of books that haven't even been removed from their shrink-wrapping. There must be a better way."

    Read more, and take a survey about phone books...

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    Fireworks survey results show a need for more discussion

    Fireworks survey results show a need for more discussion

    The local listservs sure have been chatty about the July 4th fireworks in the neighborhood. Granted, doing this survey might keep things heated, but I thought it would be interesting to see how people would vote. (As always, caveat that this isn't a scientific poll.) Basically, more discussion needs to be had and a good solution found that meets all desires. See the results of the survey...

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    Ward 4 & At-Large election readers' poll results

    Ward 4 & At-Large election readers' poll results

    Votes have been tabulated, and the response was great. In the 48 hours the poll was available, there were 595 votes cast. So... who won this unofficial Petworth News readers' poll?

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    Results of the completely non-scientific survey of Ward 4 & At-Large Candidates

    Results of the completely non-scientific survey of Ward 4 & At-Large Candidates

    Earlier this week I asked readers to take an informal survey on who they're considering to vote for in the upcoming Ward 4 and At-Large Councilmember elections. Here's the results...

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    Survey & interviews: Get to know the candidates for City Council

    Survey & interviews: Get to know the candidates for City Council

    I'll be interviewing all of the candidates for Ward 4 and the At-Large councilmember seats here on the blog. AND I'm doing an informal survey. Check it out!

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    Poll: What's your favorite Petworth area restaurant?

    Poll: What's your favorite Petworth area restaurant?

    I'm trying to do some research on Petworth area restaurants, and who better to ask than you?

    Use the form in the article to submit sit-down restaurants along 14th Street, Upshur, Georgia Avenue, any area surrounding Petworth, like Park View, Brightwood, etc.  

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