Welcome to the second edition of PoPtrekker. In case you missed it, you can see Vol. 1 here. Vol. 2 features Georgia Avenue from the Petworth Metro down to Florida Avenue. The idea for this video resulted from the numerous conversations I’ve had with folks who are terrified of Georgia Ave. I wanted to show that Georgia Avenue is a street like any other (during the day) and there are many spots well worth checking out. I look a bit chewed up in the beginning of the video, so allow me to explain. We filmed this edition after a two night visit to the 9:30 club from one of my favorite bands, the Drive by Truckers. Suffice it to say, I properly represented…I’d like to apologize to the deaf community because I was unable to get a transcript of the video. Does anyone know of any non profits that do transcripts for free? This remains a joint Prince of Petworth/Intangible Arts production.If you have a suggestion for a future PoPtrekker please email me directly.
1140 19th Street, NW Back in Feb. we learned that a new Greek restaurant, GRK Fresh Greek, from NYC was coming to 19th and L St, NW next to the recently opened Noodles and Co. They’ve now posted coming soon signage and a liquor license placard says: “New restaurant serving Greek cuisine with a sidewalk […]
Photo by PoPville flickr user betbet_ Your captions in the comments and winners (free PoP t-shirts, tote bags or onesies) picked Friday. If you find a caption particularly funny be sure to let me know in the comments so I can select a reader pick too.
The great hose warrior always looking intimidating in Logan:
Thanks to a reader for sending this great garden from Shaw.
Great details from T Street between 13th and 14th, NW: