4808 Illinois Avenue Northwest

This house is located at 4808 Illinois Avenue, Northwest. The listing says:

“Your dream home is here! Fully renovated & expanded rowhouse w/ 2300+ sq ft. 4 BR/3.5 BA. Custom finishes throughout. Open floor plan, wide plank h/w floors, custom staircase, granite & SS apps, exp brick, 4 porches incl private deck off master. Lower lvl BR, full BA, rec rm, kitchen, private entrance. Deck, yard & OS pkg. Near metro, shopping & dining!”

You can see more photos here.

This 4 bed/3.5 bath is going for $734,900.

Ed. Note: I’m seriously digging that ceiling.

3607 Georgia Avenue, NW

The eagerly anticipated EatsPlace opening up across the street from Looking Glass Lounge and DC Reynolds is super close to opening (I’m told could be as soon as a week.) Owner Katy Chang shares the good news:

“Just wanted to give you a heads up that sample menus are up for the chefs in residence: DC Born & Raised and Mason Dixie Biscuit, both popping up at EatsPlace through the end of the year. Of course they’re subject to change but thought it might be fun to see where these incredibly talented and creative chefs are heading.”




A peek inside the first floor after the jump. (more…)


“Hi PoPville neighbors!

We believe that our cat, Beedie, got out of the house on Thursday (9/11) when some contractors were doing some work and we’re hoping that he’s alive and still nearby.

If you happen to see an orange american shorthair with small white rings on his tail in the 5th and Hamilton St. NW area of Petworth, please contact Erik at 202.302.6695. He’s 11 years old and has only been an indoor cat so he may be scared/hiding.

Again, please contact me if you’ve seen this cat.

Thank you!

Photo by PoPville flickr user Wayan Vota

“Dear PoPville,

What to do about a neighbor who has been running an electrical generator early nonstop since Saturday? It’s definitely a noise nuisance, and I’m pretty sure no one should need to do this if they have power otherwise. Any ideas? This is near the intersection of 13th and Taylor. Finally called MPD last night who said an officer would be dispatched, but it only shut off for some brief period in the night and was back on before I left for work this morning.”

827 Upshur Street, NW

From Upshur Street Books:

“Support Upshur Street Books!

In conjunction with our Kickstarter campain, we’d like to invite you to come see us in person and check out our progress so far.

Join Upshur Street Books Staff in the Reading Room at Petworth Citizen [827 Upshur Street, NW Tues. at 7:00pm] Pick up perks in real time, meet local artists and authors, and check out the developments in the bookstore space.

Enjoy drink specials and light fare as well!

Hope to see you there.”

828 Upshur Street, NW

After destroying Petworth Citizen back in November, The Post’s Tom Sietsema is much happier with chef Makoto Hamamura other restaurant Crane & Turtle located across the street. He writes:

“The food at Crane & Turtle can sometimes make you swoon and other times make you scratch your head. One thing you will never be is bored.”

Which is a phenomenal upgrade from the Petworth Citizen review:

“Reaction, after three visits: The check can’t come soon enough.”