Best Community Blog and 4,000 other reasons to say thanks!

Best Community Blog and 4,000 other reasons to say thanks!

The end of May 2019 makes Petworth News four years old! This site was started on a fluke, and quickly became something of value to the community — which I’m extremely grateful for. This month we were named Best Community Blog (2nd Place!) for the fourth year in a row, and just hit 4,00 Likes on Facebook. Time for a party!

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Being thankful for things you don't always notice

Being thankful for things you don't always notice

I was complaining to my father over the holiday weekend about all the leaves in the streets. "They should keep street cleaning going a few weeks more," I said. "Look at all the leaves!" Everywhere you look, leaves in the gutter, along the curbs, under cars. I watched some people bag their leaves, others pushed the leaves into the street. Now what?

I was thinking about coming out with my own rake and doing my street. The hard part is finding the daylight time (and frankly, the motivation to rake the whole street).

And then this morning, I saw the city's solution.

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