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by Prince Of Petworth April 9, 2018 at 10:22 pm 0


601 New Jersey Ave, NW

Small update on The Ministry Coffee and Wine Bar that we first learned about back in September 2017. The liquor license placard says:

“A new Tavern and cafe serving coffee, sandwiches, pastries, small plates and artisanal cocktails. Seating capacity of 55 inside. Total Occupancy Load of 150. Sidewalk Café with 20 seats. License will include an Entertainment Endorsement.”

Updates as they get closer to opening.


you can see the Capitol peeking out in the background

by Prince Of Petworth April 9, 2018 at 3:45 pm 0


Photo by Liz Trotter

“Dear PoPville,

I wanted to let you know that today The Wilderness Society erected a 10-foot-tall working Oil Rig on the National Mall in front of tourists, cherry blossoms, and Washington Monument in support of their Too Wild to Drill campaign.

As you know, energy companies already have claim to more land than they can use — of the 27 million acres currently under lease, more than half are sitting idle. Giving away some of our last remaining wild places for the oil industry’s short-term gain is unconscionable right now.

The demonstration, was meant to remind visitors that public lands belong to all of us, not just the extractive industry. We must come together to protect our wildest places for future generations, not allow drilling to permanently destroy them. “

by Prince Of Petworth April 9, 2018 at 3:15 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Eric P.

“Dear PoPville,

I own a row house in Park View and was just informed by my neighbor that he plans to turn his unit into 2 condos (of course) meaning major construction, an additional floor, deck etc and basement which will need to be excavated. While we want to be reasonable this likely means a big inconvenience for our future renters. Are there any renters or owners out there that have gone through something like this? Any lessons learned or recommendations? Will we likely have to discount our rental price?”

by Prince Of Petworth April 9, 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.

“Orion of Chevy Chase, DC

4 month old cocker spaniel in action.”

“Nery in front of Ben’s Chili Bowl on U Street”

“Lucky formerly of DC now in Baltimore”

by Prince Of Petworth April 9, 2018 at 2:30 pm 0

Thanks to Jamie for sending from The Verge:

“Uber bought a bike-share company. The ride-hailing company announced on Monday that it will acquire Jump, the New York City-based e-bike startup that has been working with Uber for two months on a pilot to integrate bike-sharing options into Uber’s app…The size of the deal was not disclosed, though, as TechCrunch reported last week, Jump was weighing a $100 million offer from Uber or a new venture investment round.”

by Prince Of Petworth April 9, 2018 at 2:15 pm 0

If you ever spot a cool Archaeological Find in your house, apartment or office – please send an email to [email protected] thanks!

I thought this was super cool. It’s actually built into the back pantry. I spotted it at an open house for 3726 Veazey Street, NW. For the curious you can see a virtual tour of the whole house here.

by Prince Of Petworth April 9, 2018 at 1:55 pm 0

This rental is located at 15th and O Street, NW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$3100 / 2br – 900ft2 – Newly renovated 2-bedroom in Logan Circle in-boundary for Ross ES

Old-world charm combined with modern amenities. Newly renovated 2nd-floor walk-up apartment in historic building one block from P Street Whole Foods, Vida Fitness, and 14th Street entertainment/shopping district. New Milk Bar bakery opening soon across the street. (more…)

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