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by Prince Of Petworth February 8, 2018 at 10:22 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user John Sonderman

“Dear PoPville,

What are the best/most interesting/most unique places to take an out-of-town visitor to DC? I love to take people to the National Arbroteum, the Franciscan monastery, Kenilworth Gardens, Roosevelt Island….Beyond the museums/Mall/Zoo/Capitol Building, I’d love to hear what other PoPville readers think is cool/noteworthy/fun and worthwhile for residents and visitors alike! I would typically also be taking visiting friends on a brewery/distillery tour, but my visiting friend is pregnant so that’s off the table (this time, at least!).”

by Prince Of Petworth February 8, 2018 at 10:00 pm 0

Thanks to Topher for sending another great shot of the White Whale this week.

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 8, 2018 at 4:15 pm 0


previous class at W.S. Jenks & Son courtesy W.S.

From an email:

“On February 17, at 11:00 AM, W.S. Jenks & Son will host a free class on better prepping your home from mice, rats, and roaches. The class will take place at W.S. Jenks & Son on 910 Bladensburg Road NE, DC, and will be taught by Gary Balogh of PF Harris, America’s oldest EPA-registered company. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 8, 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!!

“Leia of U St as her namesake.”

“Simba, 3 years old, tired from a long New Year’s eve. H Street NE.”

by Prince Of Petworth February 8, 2018 at 2:15 pm 0


photo from the PoPville archives

The following was written by PoPville contributor David McAuley, founder of Short Articles about Long Meetings.

A man living in a converted carriage house in a Mount Vernon Square alley told Advisory Neighborhood Commission 6E/Shaw February 6 that he had to have his important mail delivered to a friend in Virginia “because my faith is so low” in the postman’s ability to find his house. (more…)

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