Dear PoP – Free Store #2 and Internet Question


Photo by PoPville flickr user Faucetini

Even better than the Georgetown mall is the Petworth Free Store #2. From an email:

“Petworth Free Store #2
like a yard sale but everything’s FREE!
Saturday 28 August 2010
8am-11am

@intersection of Rock Creek Church rd, 4th st, Randolph st & Illinois ave, nw
email: [email protected]
facebook: Petworth Free Store
twitter: @petworthfree
post your donations & wants on Facebook and Twitter
volunteers can email, friend or tweet the times they’re available or
just stop by Saturday btw 7:30am & 11:30am.”


Photo by PoPville flickr user fromcaliw/love

“Dear PoP,

I live in Columbia Heights and have been using Comcast for internet but would like to switch. I’m really surprised that other large providers like RCN and Verizon don’t cover the area. I was wondering if you or any of your readers have had a positive experience with another internet provider in the area.”

Back in March ’08 we debated RCN, Verizon, and Comcast. I know that Columbia Heights is slated to get FIOS soon so I’d probably hold out for that. What do you guys think – hold out for FIOS or go with someone else?

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