The Lemon Collective is opening at 810 Upshur

The Lemon Collective is opening at 810 Upshur

The Lemon Collective, a creative art and workshop space co-owned by She Loves Me owner Holley Simmons, will be moving to 810 Upshur Street on February 15th. The Lemon Collective was started started three years ago in Park View as a space where people can take classes, make art, and let their creative juices flow.

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A peek inside She Loves Me, the new flower and craft shop opening Saturday

A peek inside She Loves Me, the new flower and craft shop opening Saturday

The new flower and crafts shop at 808 Upshur St NW is set to open on Saturday, January 26th. She Loves Me, the brainchild of Holley Simmons, is also the home to her other company, the Lemon Collective. Together, these two businesses will offer something new to Petworth, and owner Simmons is excited to share it with the community.

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A new restaurant and a clothing store to open on Upshur in the next few months

A new restaurant and a clothing store to open on Upshur in the next few months

As proof in the pudding that Upshur is doing fine comes the news that two new businesses are opening up in the next few months on the corridor. Both are the brainchild of Don Route, who grew up in the Petworth area.

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Petworth restaurants & retail featured at upcoming REI Co-Op Member Jam

Petworth restaurants & retail featured at upcoming REI Co-Op Member Jam

A "Member Jam" party at REI's flagship store in Northeast DC on March 30th is featuring a ton of Petworth restaurants and retail to celebrate their Co-Op. The Jam "party" is free to attend. Himitsu, Timber Pizza and Lulabelle's Sweet Shop will all be offering free food and treats to attendees. The party is March 30th, 5:30pm until 8:30pm at the REI store located at 201 M Street NE.

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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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A sneak peek of Lulabelle's Sweet Shop!

A sneak peek of Lulabelle's Sweet Shop!

Lulabelle's Sweet Shop (847 Upshur Street NW) officially opens tomorrow, but I got a sneak peek (and a sweet taste of some ice cream) this afternoon. So yum!

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Lulabelle's Sweet Shop opens Saturday!

Lulabelle's Sweet Shop opens Saturday!

We are excited to announce the Grand Opening of Lulabelle’s Sweet Shop Saturday, December 9, 2017. Thanks to Petworth’s patience and its avid support of our pop-up events, we are now ready to open our doors!

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Lulabelle's Sweet Shop coming to Upshur Street

Lulabelle's Sweet Shop coming to Upshur Street

Julie Wineinger, who owns Willow Fashion on Upshur Street, finally announced the upcoming opening of her latest Petworth business, Lulabelle's Sweet Shop at 847 Upshur Street NW. This location has had many different restaurants and businesses call it home over the years, most recently the perplexing "Dinner Lab," and then sat vacant for quite some time. Having an experienced and extremely community-focused resident like Julie give this location new life is outstanding. Expect to find coffee, ice cream, gifts, greeting cards and plenty of sweets. 

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Walls of Books celebrates its one year anniversary on Saturday (a year already??)

Walls of Books celebrates its one year anniversary on Saturday (a year already??)

The Park View bookstore, Walls of Books, celebrates its one year anniversary on Saturday, February 18th. Amazing that a year has gone by, and awesome that the book store continues to do well. 

Owner Pablo Sierra reached out to say they are throwing a party at the store to celebrate from 1pm - 4pm, with a their popular story hour at 2pm. There will be raffles held all day, some tasty cake and other food and drink. And of course, books.

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Petworth's First Friday kicks of 2017 with music, art & shopping discounts along Upshur Street

Petworth's First Friday kicks of 2017 with music, art & shopping discounts along Upshur Street

This Friday, January 6th from 6-8pm, the Collaborative is showcasing Bill Crandall's excellent Místochord at the Third Floor (above Slim's Diner), painter Tanya Renne at Hank's Cocktail Bar, and Literary Cocktails with Chantal Tseng at Petworth Citizen, along with special shopping discounts.

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There's a new POP in Petworth

There's a new POP in Petworth

There's a new "pop" in Petworth, and it's delicious. Stella*s Popcorn (4414 Georgia Avenue NW) started out as a food truck offering a variety of flavored popcorn to hungry DC office workers, from pumpkin spice white French chocolate to the ever-popular clarified butter and sea salt. 

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King’s Nails on Upshur getting a makeover this winter

King’s Nails on Upshur getting a makeover this winter

King’s Nails on 832 Upshur Street will get a makeover and perhaps a new name this winter, according to the salon’s owner, Hoanh Thi Pham. 

This is the first article by new contributing writer Yuliya Panfil.

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