Thanks for a great Shindig!

Thanks for a great Shindig!

My sincere thanks to everyone who came out to the Petworth News Shindig on Saturday night at Homestead. It was a great party -- tons of people came by to say hi, enjoy the food and drink and meet neighbors. Even the Mayor stopped by!

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Join the fun at the next Petworth News Shindig party at Homestead!

Join the fun at the next Petworth News Shindig party at Homestead!

Each time the Petworth News Facebook page hits another 1,000 likes I throw a community party, and we’re about to hit 3,000… so it’s time to party, people! Come hang at Homestead on July 15th.

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My thanks for a great party: pics from the 2nd Annual Petworth News Shindig

My thanks for a great party: pics from the 2nd Annual Petworth News Shindig

The 2nd Annual Petworth News Shindig was, if I do say so myself, a great community party and a great time spent with really interesting people. Overall more than 120 people showed up to meet neighbors and fellow readers, enjoy great food compliments of the Pitch Tavern and grab some tasty cake. I'm thankful for everyone who came to the party and who reads Petworth News!

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Food, drinks, neighborhood photo gallery & interesting people - the Petworth News Shindig is Saturday, May 7th!

Food, drinks, neighborhood photo gallery & interesting people - the Petworth News Shindig is Saturday, May 7th!

The Petworth News Shindig is next Saturday, May 7th from 6-9pm at the Pitch Tavern (4015 Georgia Avenue NW)! Come meet a couple of DC Councilmembers, along with a few candidates for Ward 4 and At-Large council, and more than 130 other friends and neighbors from around the Petworth area.

RSVP so I can get a solid headcount -- snag your free tickets on Eventbrite >

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2nd Annual Petworth News Shindig - May 7th at 6pm at The Pitch!

2nd Annual Petworth News Shindig - May 7th at 6pm at The Pitch!

Now that the Petworth News Facebook page has more than 2,000 Likes and this blog has more than 20,000 monthly readers (what!) I figure it's time for another Shindig party! RSVP now!

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A Petworth shindig with great neighbors

A Petworth shindig with great neighbors

I find myself thinking a lot (and writing a lot) about what it means to live in a neighborhood. I’ve talked about the Petworth Dance Project, the Jazz ProjectSocials, trash clean-ups… residents coming together to meet and hang out. People enjoying their neighbors. And now I think I can add the Petworth News Shindig as another great example. That’s pretty awesome.

I think last night’s Shindig was pretty successful. I estimate about 70 people came by over the... Read more to see a huge photo gallery...

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Petworth News Shindig is on!

Shindig is from 6-8pm at Petworth Citizen!

See you then!

 

Party with Petworth on Monday, June 29

The Petworth News Shindig is this Monday, June 29th at Petworth Citizen from 6-8pm.

Come out to socialize with your neighbors, a couple of DC Councilmembers, MPD leadership and a few ANC commissioners for pizzaz. It's a great opportunity to hang out with people who are passionate about the neighborhood.

There will be some tasty appetizers and a wicked good punch awaiting you. And me, I'll be there too. Hope you are too!

RSVP on Facebook or just show up between 6-8pm at Petworth Citizen (829 Upshur St NW).

Drew Schneider

Local DC blogger in Petworth, Washington DC.



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