Collision at Upshur and 5th Street flips an SUV and leaves one injured, one drive fled (updated)

Collision at Upshur and 5th Street flips an SUV and leaves one injured, one drive fled (updated)

Around 4:30pm on Tuesday afternoon, a dark sedan and a dark SUV crashed into each other at the intersection of 5th and Upshur Streets NW. The SUV flipped onto its side, slamming into a parked (and unoccupied) Subaru.

The article has been updated with new information.

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Petworth Art & Craft Fair returns this Saturday to Upshur Street

Petworth Art & Craft Fair returns this Saturday to Upshur Street

Shop local, shop often! This year makes the 13th Petworth Art & Craft Fair on Upshur Street, with local artists, vendors, crafts, food and more. The event kicks off on Saturday, December 1st, 11am to 4pm on Upshur & 9th St NW. You can take part in gingerbread house or pie-making competitions, make a wreath or just chill out in the hot cocoa lounge!

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A flower shop and craft classroom is coming to Upshur Street

A flower shop and craft classroom is coming to Upshur Street

A flower and plant shop called She Loves Me will be opening at 808 Upshur Street in the next few months. The shop will sell flowers, plants and gifts, and will offer craft classes upstairs. The space had housed Philip's Shoe Repair for 51 years before the owners retired and the shop closed last November. 

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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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Cookie decorating, Drag Brunch & New Year's Eve all coming to Taqueria Del Barrio

Cookie decorating, Drag Brunch & New Year's Eve all coming to Taqueria Del Barrio

A kids' cookie decorating class on the 10th, a Drag Brunch on the 16th and a New Year's Eve party... sounds awesome. Learn more...

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A day full of events, food, music and more at Saturday's Celebrate Petworth Festival

A day full of events, food, music and more at Saturday's Celebrate Petworth Festival

The fourth Celebrate Petworth Festival kicks off on Saturday, September 9th at 11am on the 800 block of Upshur Street with a full day of activities, vendors and plenty to enjoy. Come out to grab food, do a little shopping, enjoy some great music and art and hang with your neighbors!

Here's a look at the day's events and schedule.

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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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