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by Prince Of Petworth May 31, 2017 at 10:22 pm 29 Comments

3435 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Or vice versa. Or at the very least we can call this a wash. Thanks to Justin for sending word that the 7-E opened, which personally only stings so much because this was previously home to two fantastic restaurants – Dino’s and Yanyu.

In more exciting news, on the other end of Cleveland Park’s anachronistic service lane – a flyer for the new farmers market kicking off Saturday (across the street on the west side of Connecticut).

Props to the Cleveland Park Business Association and Susie Taylor, among others, for making the Market happen:

“CPBA is pleased to announce the launch of Cleveland Park’s own Farmers Market every Saturday morning from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm on the West sidewalk of Connecticut Ave NW between Newark and Ordway.

Join your friends and neighbors and shop with Garner’s Produce, Stachowski Sausage and Charcuterie, Happy Hens Barnyard eggs, Fresh Crunch pickled items, Les Caprices Belgian waffles plus other great local purveyors. We also hope that you will shop locally at your neighborhood businesses throughout the week.”

Ed. Note: Standby for updates on the Uptown Market and hopefully the inevitable death of the current “service” lane that keeps Cleveland Park in a choke hold of failed suburban car oriented planning. Speaking of which, God willing, historic designation or not, Sam’s Park & Shop – you’re next.

by Prince Of Petworth May 31, 2017 at 10:02 pm 0

From an email:

“On Thursday, June 1 from 10:45 a.m. to 10 p.m., Chipotle Mexican Grill will host a fundraiser across all D.C. Chipotle locations to support the D.C. Public Library Foundation. When customers dine at any of these locations and mention the fundraiser at the register, Chipotle will donate 50 percent of the proceeds to the D.C. Public Library summer reading program.

For the fourth year, Chipotle is looking forward to partnering with the D.C. Public Library Foundation, a nonprofit organization that enhances DC Public Library resources and programs to promote literacy and a thirst for knowledge.”

by Prince Of Petworth May 31, 2017 at 4:00 pm 0

From an email:

via Bikes for the World

“Donate your unused bikes (and sewing machines)

Annies ACE Hardware is hosting a bike collection for Bikes for the World (BFTW) and is offering a free $20 gift card for each adult bike donated.

BFTW is a DC-based organization that has collected and distributed 125,000 bikes to 20 countries in the past 10 years. BFTW’s mission is to make quality used bicycles and parts affordable and available to lower income people and select institutions in developing countries, to enhance their lives and livelihoods through better transport. It also works to generate skilled employment in bicycle repair and maintenance overseas, and to provide satisfying environmental and humanitarian community service opportunities for volunteers in the United States.

This year Annies ACE will host BFTW collections June 10 at both of their DC stores (see below) What we will collect: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth May 31, 2017 at 3:30 pm 29 Comments

3303 11th Street, NW courtesy Patrick’s Pet Care

From a press release:

Patrick’s Pet Care, a leading pet services company in Washington D.C., today announced it will offer pet transportation services throughout the DMV area, making it one of the first DC pet care company to do so. The service is taking off June 1st, 2017.

‘Pet Force One,’ the company’s new van, is designed to provide safe, reliable access to key locations like the vet, groomer or airport. It features air conditioning, individualized transport spaces with water dispensers, and disposable floor mats. Recently named Best of DC in a city-wide survey, Patrick’s Pet Care has become a leader in the DC dog-walking, pet-sitting, and pet-boarding industry. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth May 31, 2017 at 3:15 pm 5 Comments

If you have any animal/pet photos you’d like to share 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. Your photos will go into the queue (usually 2 weeks wait) and will be posted in the order I receive them. If you’ve already entered your pet and would like to do so again – that’s no problem – just space the entries out a bit. Please try to send horizontal photos 640×480 (medium size on your iphone) if possible. If you’re not using an iphone any size is fine.

“Vinny in Brightwood Park enjoying the summer weather”

“Donna Martin of Adams Morgan.”

by Prince Of Petworth May 31, 2017 at 2:45 pm 45 Comments

Photo by PoPville flickr user Maggie Koziol

“Dear PoPville,

A few weeks ago as I was driving on I-66 in Rosslyn, a truck changed lanes in to my car. Fortunately no one was hurt and the damage was limited to a broken rear view mirror and dent on the front panel of the car above the wheel well (both on the driver’s side). The other driver was clearly at fault and it was late at night so we exchanged contact information and I took a photo of his driver’s license. I also photographed the damage to my car at the scene. The other driver was nice enough about it, and he mentioned that it was his friend’s car (which will be relevant in a second).

A few days later, I got a quote from my local dealership for the repair work, which came in around $900. Today, I contacted him about the damage to see how he wants to handle it. He said that because he was driving his friend’s car, his insurance won’t cover the damage to my car. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth May 31, 2017 at 2:15 pm 4 Comments

This rental is located at Lincoln Rd. NE at Bryant Road NE. The craigslist ad says:

“$1505 / 1br – 700ft2 – Mesmerzing City Views~Renovated Kitchen & Bathroom~Free Utilities


This corner one bedroom apartment is one our highly desired floorplans. It has views that overlook Washington, DC and a breath-taking green landscape.

The dine-in kitchen includes all your major appliances, such as a full range gas stove, built-in microwave, dishwasher, plenty of cabinet space and breakfast bar with additional storage. Your living room has an alluring wood floor that adds value to any furniture or rug in the space. The master suite has a walk-in closet, en suite bathroom and space large enough to accommodate queen size furniture. (more…)


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