8.5x11 fashionfest

From a press release:

“Willow DC (843 Upshur St. NW) and Fia’s Fabulous Finds (806 Upshur St. NW) will be hosting the 1st Annual Petworth Fashion Fest on Saturday, September 10, from 11am to 4pm on the 800 Block of Upshur St. NW. There will be live performances from local DJs and over 35 vendors with vintage and new clothing, accessories, handmade crafts, food and coffee. Timber Pizza Co., The Twisted Horn, and Slim’s Diner will be open for brunch that Saturday for the festival. (more…)

Georgia and Shepherd St, NW looking south

Full release from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department responded to a police-involved shooting that occurred in the 3800 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest on Wednesday, September 7, 2016.

At approximately 1:44 pm, a uniformed MPD officer was flagged down in reference to an unknown individual walking northbound in the 3800 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest, firing a handgun. The officer went to investigate and observed the suspect walking on the east side of the street where it was highly crowded with pedestrian and vehicular traffic. The officer approached the suspect and issued several verbal commands directing the suspect to drop the weapon. The subject ignored the officer’s commands and continued walking and shooting. The officer then discharged his service weapon striking the suspect. The suspect was subsequently arrested and transported to the hospital for further medical assistance.

The suspect’s handgun was recovered on the scene. 22-year-old Marc Jeffers of Northwest, DC was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun), Carrying a Pistol Without a License, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Discharging a Firearm, Possession of an Unregistered Weapon and Ammunition, and Possession of a Prohibited Weapon.

No pedestrians or officers were injured during this incident. This case remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 202-727-9099.” (more…)


From the owners of Bar Charley, El Chucho, Slash Run (and more) comes Little Coco’s opening Thursday! I was lucky enough to get an early taste and I’m happy to report that we have another jaw dropper. Both in aesthetics and deliciousness.

Have a look at the menu:

Little Coco’s_Menu (PDF)

A mini look inside – with perhaps the most comfortable bar seating in town:


And don’t forget the roof deck:


I had to take a taste immediately:


And to be expected from this group – the drinks were top notch too!

Here’s “a lovely lineup of the vintage Amari we’ll be serving.”

courtesy Little Coco’s

Outdoor signage wasn’t up when I stopped by but just to orient you – the former Rib Pit Lounge and current Little Coco’s in the middle (on 14th Street just north of Randolph and Red Derby and Lyman’s):

3907 14th Street, NW