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by Prince Of Petworth July 17, 2017 at 10:22 pm 0


1732 Connecticut Ave, NW

Thanks to a reader for sending word that Across the Pond has opened in the old Mourayo space. Their website says:

“Across the Pond is a neighborhood restaurant and pub located in Dupont Circle. Brought to you by three industry veterans who wanted to create a place for locals and visitors alike to enjoy good food and drink and welcoming service.

Whether you’re from across the street or across the pond, we want to be your local.
So stop on by and jump in.”

Check out their menus here.

“OPEN SEVEN DAYS
A WEEK

MONDAY-THURSDAY
11:30am — 1:00am

FRIDAY-SATURDAY
11:30am — 2:00am

SUNDAY
11:30am — 12:00am

SATURDAY-SUNDAY
Brunch 11:30 am — 3:00 pm
Bottomless Mimosa $14.99”

by Prince Of Petworth July 17, 2017 at 10:05 pm 0

Thanks to Mike and Cristian for sending:

“These are Boston pickling and Burpee hybrid cucumbers, Early Girl tomatoes, Husky cherry tomatoes, and hot banana peppers from our garden in Brightwood Park!”

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 17, 2017 at 10:02 pm 0

Thanks to Jeff for sending:

“Brightwood, sweet old VW? Wonder if your readers know what model and year?”

Ed. Note: Looks like a Karmann Ghia right?

by Prince Of Petworth July 17, 2017 at 4:00 pm 0

From a press release:

“As of this week, the vinyl version of ALB’s Rock the Stacks, a compilation album is for sale at several record stores across the city. The album, whose proceeds benefit the DC Public Library Foundation, includes songs by artists including Thievery Corporation, Furniteur, Warm Sun, Fort Knox Five, Benjy Ferree and many more. Several tracks on the album were recorded in the DC Public Library’s state-of-the-art recording studio, formerly located at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, which is currently closed for modernization. The vinyl version was produced by local vinyl pressing company, Furnace, located in Fairfax, Virginia, and each vinyl copy also includes a digital download code. Stores that are currently selling the record include, Red Onion Records, Songbyrd, Smash Records, Som Records and Proper Topper. The vinyl and digital download can also be purchased online at dcplf.org/rockthestacks. ALB’s Rock the Stacks came together in memory of Annie Lou Berman (ALB), an essential member of the D.C. creative community and board member of the D.C. Public Library Foundation, who succumbed to cancer last year. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth July 17, 2017 at 3:15 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Eric P.

“Dear PoPville,

I recently moved in to the Petworth/Brightwood area and recently had my bike stolen out of my yard. This is the first time I’ve had anything stolen in the city but know that its unfortunately common. Most concerning though was how close the bike was to the entrance to my house (via the back alley) and how comfortable someone had to be to come that close to the home.

Are these instances frequent in this area? What are others doing to prevent these kind of instances?

Ed. Note: What’s that locking method that folks have mentioned in the past?

by Prince Of Petworth July 17, 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.

“This sweet little boy is 5 year old Hamilton Chase of NoMa! A rescue from the Washington humane Rescue Alliance adopted in 11/22/2016”

“15 yo Pepper the Pomeranian of Southwest Waterfront in her quinceañera outfit.”

by Prince Of Petworth July 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm 0

From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department would like to inform the public that it’s destroyed dozens of ATVs and dirt bikes that were seized for being illegally operated in the District of Columbia.

On Saturday, July 15, 2017, a total of 62 off road vehicles were destroyed at a contractor’s lot in Capitol Heights, Maryland, producing 14,180 pounds of recyclable metal.

The vehicles were left abandoned in public spaces or seized for their involvement in criminal offenses. These vehicles were either unregistered or their owners failed to claim them.

Video of their destruction can be seen here: (more…)

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