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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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.Read More
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!Read More
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.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
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.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