by Prince Of Petworth April 19, 2019 at 5:15 pm 0


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by Prince Of Petworth April 19, 2019 at 4:15 pm 0

From Alert DC:

“DDOT reports Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway and the Rock Creek Trail by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will be closed to all vehicular, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic Friday, April 19 at 8 PM until Monday, April 22 at 5:30 AM. Vehicular closures will take place between Virginia Avenue NW and the Interstate 66/Potomac River Freeway interchange (behind the Lincoln Memorial). Pedestrian and bicycle closures will take place between F Street NW (at the Kennedy Center) and the Roosevelt Bridge. Signage and safety officials will be in place to safely direct traffic in and around the Kennedy Center as follows: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth April 19, 2019 at 3:30 pm 0


courtesy Y2K

From an email:

“The new Y2K pop up bar was designed and built by two local female artists. Anna Pineapple and Kira Tai are the founders of Pineapple Tai Entertainment, a boutique arts and entertainment company.

The pop up bar features a 2000 New Year’s Eve ball drop, Lisa Frank tribute wall, a retro game room, and hundreds of collectible items from the late 90s and early 2000s. Among the things you’ll see on the bar: all 5 of the *NSYNC marionette dolls, flip phones, hit clips, furbies, Macintosh computers, and all your favorite forgotten movies, artists, and books.

The bar tops and tables are covered with hand cut and arranged magazine clips and photos from 1995-2005. There are over 1,000 CDs on the walls and hung from the ceiling.

There are themed cocktails on the menu including Spiced Girls, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Baby Phat, and Kill Bill. Food is also served from the restaurant downstairs, Rewind.”

More details from the press release: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth April 19, 2019 at 3:15 pm 0

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Meatball is everything you could want in a kitty! He’s a great cat who entertains himself with toys and morning zoomies. He’d be good as a solo cat but would also enjoy partnering up with a playful small dog. The quintessential shadow cat, Meatball likes to be where the people are; he’ll even keep your feet warm when you’re sitting at the table, but he’s courteous about leaving you alone at night if you’re sleeping. He loves being pet and will even let you hold him like a baby. He’ll also keep you on schedule for his feedings with a sweet meow. In short, once you get a taste of Meatball, you’ll want more! Apply today.

Lennox is an affectionate, loyal, obedient dog who loves attention from people. He wags not only his tail, but his entire back end with enthusiasm! His wiggly butt is the exclamation point to his joy. Lennox always makes himself available for a good snuggle or kisses when you need them. He is a fan of long walks or runs and would be a good partner to someone who loves the outdoors or is a runner. He has excellent leash manners and knows several commands: sit, lay down, stay, come, heel, stop (stop at curb when walking) and don’t pull (when on leash). He also responds to his name. While Lennox is really sweet with people, he is more particular about the dogs he is friendly with. He might do best as an only dog until he learns how to properly introduce himself to other dogs. In the meantime, Lennox is pretty happy hanging out with people. His friendly, outgoing and energetic nature makes him a great companion. Apply today to meet this good boy.

by Prince Of Petworth April 19, 2019 at 1:45 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Erin

“Dear PoPville,

Did a quick search on the site but couldn’t find anything relating to good places for guitar lessons (for adults) in DC – Trying to pick up a new hobby and teach myself, but wasn’t sure if people had any good suggestions for places to take lessons?”

by Prince Of Petworth April 19, 2019 at 1:15 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Tim Brown

From Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton’s office:

“Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that today she introduced the Marijuana in Federally Assisted Housing Parity Act of 2019, which would permit the use of marijuana in federally assisted housing, including public housing and Section 8 housing, in compliance with the marijuana laws of the state where the property is located. Under current federal law, the users of drugs that are illegal under federal law, including marijuana, are prohibited from being admitted into federally assisted housing. Federal law also allows landlords to evict residents of federally assisted housing for drug use. Norton says that individuals living in federally assisted housing should not be denied admission, or fear eviction, for using a product legal in their state. Both adult use and medical use of marijuana is currently legal in 33 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 percent of Americans support legalized medical marijuana. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth April 19, 2019 at 12:45 pm 0

I suppose that’s one way to get around bikes being locked down. Chinatown – Washington, DC


Photo by PoPville flickr user Eric P.

Thanks to C. for passing from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division have announced an arrest has been made in reference to multiple Theft offenses that occurred at the following locations:

First District:

Theft Two: On Tuesday, January 8, 2019, in the 800 block of 14th Street, Northwest, at approximately 8:00 am, the suspect took a bicycle from the listed location. CCN: 19-004-712
Theft Two/ Destruction of Property: On Friday, February 8, 2019, in the 700 block of 5th Street, Northwest, at approximately 7:00 am, the suspect cut a lock and took a bicycle then fled the scene. CCN: 19-027-272
Theft Two/ Destruction of Property (two counts): On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in the 400 block of L Street, Northwest, at approximately 12:45 pm, the suspect entered a garage at the listed location. Once inside, the suspect cut a fence to a storage area. The suspect then cut a lock and took a bicycle then fled the scene. CCN: 19-048-277
Theft Two/ Destruction of Property: On Tuesday, March 26, 2019, in the 500 block of Massachusetts Avenue, Northwest, at approximately 9:49 pm, the suspect cut a lock and took a bicycle then fled the scene. CCN: 19-052-827
Theft Two/ Destruction of Property: On Tuesday, March 26, 2019, in the 500 block of Massachusetts Avenue, Northwest, at approximately 9:50 pm, the suspect cut a lock and took a bicycle then fled the scene. CCN: 19-053-513
Theft Two: On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in the 400 block of Massachusetts Avenue, Northwest, at approximately 6:24 am, the suspect took two bicycles then fled the scene. CCN: 19-055-314

Second District: (more…)

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