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by Prince Of Petworth June 13, 2017 at 10:22 pm 21 Comments


606 Florida Ave, NW

Back in February we first learned about Rito Loco’s roof deck plans. They’re really far along now. I’m told they could be open in just a few weeks if not sooner. Also stand by for an upgrade to their menu – I’m hearing paella could be in the mix. In the meantime – see how the deck is shaping up:

Check out the view after the jump. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 13, 2017 at 4:00 pm 4 Comments

It’s officially festival season!! And holy mackerel I can’t believe this is the 12th one already!?!

From Facebook:

“The best local DC street party is back and you’re invited!! Join us in celebration of diversity and community with the neighborhood’s finest food, drink, and entertainment.

Discover artisans, entrepreneurs, and area businesses in the heart of Columbia Heights. The fun is everywhere and for everyone! We have three stages of live music, dance, and free fitness classes. Kids can play at the carnival on the Harriet Tubman field while adults make their own fun at the Meridian Pint beer garden. See you on Saturday, June 17th!

Where: 11th Street between Park Road and Irving Street.
When: Saturday, June 17th 11am-6pm
Cost: FREE (Donations welcome!)
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Main Stage line up: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 13, 2017 at 3:30 pm 47 Comments


1222 Wisconsin Ave, NW via google maps

In your best Oprah voice: You’re getting a Wawa, you’re getting a Wawa, you’re getting a Wawa and now the final reveal (that I have) Georgetown is getting a Wawa! This is from the same solid source who told us about the Chinatown and Logan Circle locations.

The Georgetown Metropolitan also heard the Restoration Hardware on Wisconsin would be a Wawa and concludes:

“It’s hard to call this anything but a regression for the neighborhood. Specifically a regression to the early 90s when this corner was occupied by a fast food restaurant…

First the 7-11. Now this. What do you call the opposite of gentrification?”

by Prince Of Petworth June 13, 2017 at 3:15 pm 9 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.

“Edie (L) and Ellie (R) of Shaw are very unsure about the new beds for their twin brothers.”

“Cricket of Mt. Pleasant, on her fainting couch. She was adopted from Pickens County, SC, through City Dogs Rescue.”

by Prince Of Petworth June 13, 2017 at 2:15 pm 6 Comments

This rental is located at 4th and I St, SW. The craigslist ad says:

“$1825 / 1br – Spacious Studio one block from the metro (waterfront/Navy Y ) (SW Waterfront/ Navy Yard)

Modern and Spacious Studio, one block from Metro (Water Front – SW Washington DC)
Available now

This 1 bathroom Studio unit is located in SW-DC.
Additional Details: This Studio is furnished and is a quick walk to the metro station. It features easy access to the Water Front, and is one block from supermarket and many good restaurants. The apartment features hardwood floors, custom granite counter tops, and wood finished cabinets.

All basic utilities such as gas, water, cable, electricity and Internet are included. The unit has a contemporary kitchen with granite counters, refrigerator/freezer, gas stove and oven, as well as a microwave. The bathroom features a shower/tub, sink, and custom vanity. The condominium has twenty-four hour concierge with a secured entrance, fitness and business center.”

by Prince Of Petworth June 13, 2017 at 1:45 pm 24 Comments

From the Mayor’s office:

“Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser launched the new DC Tree Watering Application during her Ward 6 community walk. The event, which featured a demonstration of the District Department of Transportation’s (DDOT) innovative new app, highlighted the value of and need for community assistance in keeping newly planted trees hydrated. (more…)

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