by Prince Of Petworth March 22, 2019 at 5:15 pm 0

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by Prince Of Petworth March 22, 2019 at 4:15 pm 0

2130 8th Street, NW

From an email:

“Dear Friends,

As we enter into spring, we want to update you on the recent evolution of Bazaar Spices.

As many of you may know, we opened Bazaar Spices at Union Market in Northeast, Washington, DC over six years ago and expanded to a second location in the Atlantic Plumbing Building in Northwest, Washington, DC three years later. As customer habits changed, we adapted to that change. This past October, we closed our Union Market location and we recently made the challenging decision to close our second location in the Atlantic Plumbing Building [2130 8th Street NW, Washington, DC] in 10 days on March 31st, 2019 along with our online shop.

We have enjoyed serving you over the years and offering you some of the best spices in Washington, DC. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 22, 2019 at 4:00 pm 0

Paddlestar Galactica from 826DC on Vimeo.

From a press release:

“On April 7th, $200 will buy you a lot of dirty tricks for a good cause at 826DC’s Paddlestar Galactica ping-pong tournament. You could make your opponent play with their hand instead of a paddle, wear an eye patch, or be pummeled by ping-pong balls while receiving your serve. No, this is not your typical fundraiser–but 826DC is also not your typical DC nonprofit.

Steeped in whimsy and wonder, 826DC is dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. For the seventh annual Paddlestar Galactica, 826DC is challenging the community to compete in a bracket-style ping-pong tournament. Participants have the month prior to fundraise before competing in the main event on April 7th, noon to 3:00pm at DC’s hottest social club devoted to ping-pong, SPIN (1332 F Street, NW).

This is 826DC’s largest annual fundraiser and all donations go directly to support their free writing programs, homework help, and publishing opportunities for DC’s young people. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 22, 2019 at 3:30 pm 0

Photo by PoPville flickr user Eric P.

“Dear PoPville,

I’m a new homeowner in DC and live in a rowhouse (in between to other houses). With all the rain the last few weeks, we noticed a leak in our ceiling. We had a contractor come and check out the roof. He even brought a hose to spray the whole roof to see where the leak was stemming from. Upon testing, he found it was actually the issue is stemming the attached home next door whose roof/chimney isn’t properly sealed. The water comes through their chimney and into our shared wall where it collects and leaks into our house. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 22, 2019 at 3:15 pm 0

If you have any animal/pet photos you’d like to share for the regular fix please send an email to princeofpetworth(at)gmail(dot)com with ‘Animal Fix’ in the title and say the name of your pet and your neighborhood. AdoPtville is run by two volunteers who compile these pets weekly from local shelters.

Sweet Ellie is still looking for her forever home. She was a great mother to her kittens who have all gone off to their own homes, and now she has happily settled down to a child-free life. She loves attention but is pretty tentative about demanding it. She will come for all the pets you can spare … and be happy to wait until you can spare more!

She is very sweet, and adores being near her “peeps.” She will quietly come and sit by you until you notice her, then she’ll help you with whatever you’re doing by purring and giving you moral support. :) To learn more about Ellie, email [email protected]

This handsome and playful 5 year old guy appreciates all the love and attention that comes his way!

Grey loves people and giving kisses. He doesn’t ask for much, except a nice stroll where he can check out the new scent of the day. He is well-behaved and awesome on the leash–no pulling at all! To learn more about Grey, contact [email protected]

by Prince Of Petworth March 22, 2019 at 2:40 pm 0

Photo by PoPville flickr user Lindsey Robinett

“Dear PoPville,

My company just began offering a HSA plan linked with a Catastrophic Bluechoice plan. I am a young health individual and like the appeal of the HSA because its cheap, I am covered if something horrible happens and still get my yearly check up in addition to being able to save tax free for retirement (HSA’s become like normal retirement accounts after 65). What have other PoPer’s experences been with them? Are there drawbacks in practice?”

by Prince Of Petworth March 22, 2019 at 1:15 pm 0

1019 U Street, NW

“Dear PoPville,

Walking home from the gym yesterday morning there were about 8 police detectives coming out of Signature Hair Cuts, 1019 U Street NW, with bolt cutters and boxes of evidence. Any idea what happened?”

NBC Washington reported:

“Prince George’s County police arrested a suspect in connection with three sexual assaults, including assaults on two Howard University students. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 22, 2019 at 12:45 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

As rush hour commuters may know, the recent construction at the Kennedy Center has caused mammoth headaches for those of us using Rock Creek Parkway. The morning rush in the past few weeks has been particularly bad — Thursday morning, the two lanes headed south toward Memorial Bridge/Independence were backed up almost to P Street.

Most of this seems to stem from confusion about the adjusted rush hour traffic pattern configuration, in which the right southbound lane is closed once you reach the edge of the Kennedy Center. To make up for this, cars in that right lane are supposed to merge into the left southbound lane, while cars driving in the left southbound lane are supposed to cross through an opening in median into the unused northbound lane and continue on their merry way. (more…)


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