Saturday, August 17th coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Festival weekend from 1969. To celebrate the summer of love, some of the businesses are throwing some fun perks and activities.Read More
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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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More