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by Prince Of Petworth July 12, 2017 at 10:22 pm 0


10th and Franklin St, NE

The liquor license placard for Tastemakers at 2800 10th Street, NE says:

“New Class “C” Restaurant with 50 seats and a Total Occupancy Load of 95. Restaurant will feature a gourmet food hall with 8-10 independent food vendors, a bar, and a grocery market. Community Kitchen will offer cooking classes, tastings, and kitchen memberships for local food professionals.”

Holy mackerel.

I took a peek inside and though the space was still pretty rough the folks I spoke with said they were hoping to open early Fall. STAY TUNED.

Around the corner from Right Proper’s Tasting Room:


920 Girard Street, NE

by Prince Of Petworth July 12, 2017 at 10:05 pm 0

Thanks to Camaran for sending:

“Apparently, I planted too many bunching green onions.

Below: Average daily harvest + the just cured garlic for the 2016-17 season. ”

If you get a great one please send an email to [email protected] with ‘Great Garden Haul’ in the subject line along with a photo and description of your haul including what neighborhood you’re in. Try to get yours in by Labor Day. Thanks!

by Prince Of Petworth July 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm 0


1658 Columbia Road, NW

From an email:

“D.C. Chapter of Moms Demand Action: Photography Exhibit Opening Night. The “It Takes Us” photography exhibit to raise awareness about the effects of gun violence, this collection will feature local D.C. Survivors. Friday, July 14, 6pm-8pm, The Potter’s House, 1658 Columbia Road NW. Free. Consider bringing a book donation for the Charnice Milton Bookstore.”

by Prince Of Petworth July 12, 2017 at 3:15 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

I just wanted to share this incident that happened to me last week on the 4th of July as a warning for other bikers and drivers out there. I was heading back from a bike cruise around the national mall during the late afternoon around 7pm heading north up 11th street NW. I reached the point where the bike lane merges into the road a little north of the shaw skate park. At this point I heard someone honking at cars behind me, but was just ignoring it. Around S or T street an old tan minivan with VA tags (with the mountains on them) sped up to me with the window down. The young (probably late 20’s) African american man driving the van told me to “get the F**k outta the road with that Sh*t!!” and waved his hand at me. This was while I was riding in the bike lane on the right side with plenty of room for people to pass me.

Let me just say at this point I should have ignored him and got away from him. Instead I chose to confront him verbally since I was not in the wrong. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth July 12, 2017 at 3:00 pm 0

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.

“Marbles on the prowl in Petworth!”

“Troubled. U Street Corridor.”

by Prince Of Petworth July 12, 2017 at 2:15 pm 0

This rental is located at 11th and I Street, SE. The Craigslist ad says:

“$2295 / 1br – Unique and Private One Bedroom Home in the Heart of Barracks Row!

One bed, one bath house in the heart of Barracks Row / Eastern Market.

Gorgeous pre-Civil War ‘jewel-box’ townhouse convenient to Eastern Market and Barracks Row nightlife with incredible attention to detail and beautiful finish work. (more…)

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