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by Prince Of Petworth August 31, 2017 at 10:22 pm 0

Photo by PoPville flickr user Victoria Pickering

“Dear PoPville,

I’ve been in the DC area for two years, and really struggling to transition out of my current job. I believe myself to be talented, well educated (have a Masters), and I’m ambitious/enthusiastic, but my current job search has gotten me nowhere. Does anyone have advice that has proven fruitful in the past, or recommendations for networking events? Really looking for just about any guidance here. Thanks much!”

by Prince Of Petworth August 31, 2017 at 10:05 pm 0

818 H Street, NE

Thanks to the folks from Quara for letting us know that they’ve opened. Their website says:

“Quara Ethiopian Restaurant is named for the ancient civilization where the modern-day country of Ethiopia is situated – and for the city of Quara, Ethiopia. True to our roots, we prepares traditional recipes from our homeland. Your food is served by first- and-second generation Ethiopians in Washington. Our culture is represented throughout by posters, paintings and music from Africa.

And our menu features many traditional Ethiopian favorites, including Kitfo, a raw beef dish that one that many Westerners are reluctant to try, but then find quite enjoyable!”

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

Thanks to Kevin for sending from the 3900 block of Pennsylvania Ave, SE:

“This is from my back yard garden. 100% organic. Grown in raised beds.”

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 August 31, 2017 at 4:00 pm 0

From a press release:

“After an extended summer stay in Takoma Park, Duende District Bookstore is headed NE this September, with its next stop at A Creative DC: Brookland on the Arts Walk at Monroe Street Market.

The pop-up will run from Sept. 8-17 and will offer an expanded selection of general adult and children titles by authors/illustrators of color. A Creative DC: Brookland is located just off the Brookland/CUA Metro stop at 716 Monroe Street NE, Studio #8, across from the Arts Walk tower sign. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 31, 2017 at 3:15 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

Three (maybe four) large SUVs parked IN A BUS ZONE on Wednesday night in Dupont, on Connecticut Ave, right in front of the long line for a popular club (I’m pretty sure it was Decades.)

The bus driver said this happens every night. None of the cars had tickets. I think they should have like 15 tickets, and be towed. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 31, 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.

“Barney, newly adopted from a local rescue organization loves walking the flower lined streets of Capitol Hill. Photo by Karen Cohen”

“Wanted to share our new furry family member, who is already an avid fan of the Afternoon Animal Fix! This is Hugo, he is a 7 month old Pembroke Welsh Corgi living on H street NE. He also has an Instagram, since apparently that is a thing dogs do these days: @hugobigears”

by Prince Of Petworth August 31, 2017 at 2:30 pm 0

Photo by PoPville flickr user Beau Finley

From the Mayor’s Office:

“Today, Washington, DC was named the first LEED for Cities Platinum certified city in the world. Mayor Bowser was presented this honor by Mahesh Ramanujam, President and CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), at an event on the steps of Dunbar High School – the highest rated LEED-certified school in the United States. The Mayor and Ramanujam were joined by Mayor Bowser’s Chief Technology Officer, Archana Vemulapalli, the District Department of Energy and Environment’s green building expert, Jay Wilson, and other Administration officials.

“It is in the best interest of Washington, DC’s safety, economy, and future to take sustainability and resiliency seriously, and as the nation’s capital, we have a special obligation to lead the way on environmental issues,” said Mayor Bowser. “We are proud to be recognized as the world’s first LEED Platinum city. Our commitment to these issues will not yield, and we look forward to continuing to build a greener, more resilient, and more sustainable DC.” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 31, 2017 at 2:15 pm 0

This rental is located at 2712 Wisconsin Ave, NW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1650 / 1br – 1/B -$1,650 in Wisconsin Ave

Charming, naturally well-lit 1 bedroom, 1bathroom apartment in Glover park neighborhood. Close to the red line, shops on wisconsin ave ‘s Street, Whole Foods. hardwood flooring throughout. , 1 month security deposit. Utilities are included.”


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