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by Prince Of Petworth February 5, 2018 at 10:05 pm 0

@pingpongdc #closed ?? @popville

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Back in August of 2016 there was a Ping Pong Closure scare (so much for the Wahlburgers too eh?) Looks like time is finally up. Calls for confirmation go to a filled up voicemail box. Updates when we learn what becomes of the space.


900 7th Street, NW

by Prince Of Petworth February 5, 2018 at 10:00 pm 0


Photo by Aaron

Thanks to Hannah for sending from Franklin Square Park.

If you spot a hawk or any interesting wildlife around town, lunching or otherwise, and get a good photo please send in an email where you spotted it to [email protected] and I’ll add it to the queue. Hawks around Town is made possible by a generous grant from the Ben and Sylvia Gardner foundation.

by Prince Of Petworth February 5, 2018 at 4:00 pm 0


3101 Wisconsin Ave, NW

From an email:

“Monday through Friday, experiences will include a cosmic mass, an indoor light show, yoga, meditation, an indoor carnival and on the final night, an indoor picnic with screenings of The Hunchback of Notre Dame followed by Rogue One: A Star Wars Story!

Visitors are also encouraged to visit the emptied Cathedral during the day to gain a new perspective of the stained glass.

Space is limited and RSVPs are required. Check out the schedule here.”

by Prince Of Petworth February 5, 2018 at 3:15 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

I wonder if the restaurant coming in the old Washington Pizza Building retail space is Kapnos?

Check out the google maps of that street. (above)”


14th and Randoph St, NW

Mike writes:

“Building Permit has been posted it’s only going to be six residential units, no retail

But wait, maybe a Kapnos will come to the old Carolina Restaurant space across the street…

by Prince Of Petworth February 5, 2018 at 2:55 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.  If you love the animal fix and want to ensure PoPville’s long term viability please consider donating to our Patreon page here. Every little bit helps. Thank you. Though I should really be paying you for sending in your pets that brighten my day, every day – thanks for that too!!

“Fritz and Gigi are singing the winter blues and long for the dog days of summer in Adams Morgan.”

“Fred from Cleveland Park is contemplating life.”

by Prince Of Petworth February 5, 2018 at 2:25 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

The attached image is the northwest corner of 16th and Newton Streets NW. It seems like every few weeks a truck cuts the turn from southbound 16th to westbound Newton too close and hits the traffic signal on the left, with the red light, turning it to face the wrong direction. I’ve reported it to 311 multiple times and the signal is usually turned back around within 48 hours, only to be hit again not long after. It’s been turned back around the right direction but I’m sure it will get twisted again soon. I’m wondering at what point does DDOT figure out that the signal and/or pole should be re-positioned to avoid getting hit? “

by Prince Of Petworth February 5, 2018 at 2:00 pm 0

This rental is located at 811 Quincy Street, NW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1395 Landmark Living on The Avenue

Welcome to New Quin Apartments, conveniently located in the lively Petworth neighborhood, just steps from the metro and shopping. Offering large studio, one, and two bedroom apartment homes with hardwood floors, upgraded designer kitchen, silver or stainless steel appliances and large windows, along with exceptional service. Are you looking for an apartment to rent in Washington, DC? Contact our friendly, professional office staff to schedule a tour today.

This spacious studio apartment home is available today and features: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 5, 2018 at 1:30 pm 0

From La Mano Coffee Bar via Old Takoma Business Association:

“After 5 years, I am sad to announce that I will be moving on from la mano on March 5th, 2018. Over coming weeks, my staff and I want to thank all of you in person, see our favorite people, and give you a chance to stock up on your favorites. Keep an eye out for specials and sales throughout the month.

While uncertain, there may be upcoming news on a possible new future for la mano that we will share. Otherwise the business will close with my departure. (more…)

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