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PoPville turns 17 years old next month!! Thank you for your continued support!


Dan Silverman, Citizen of the District of Columbia

17 years is a lot of walkabouts, a lot of photos, a lot of messages, a lot of ups and downs and I wouldn’t trade it for the world. 17 years is such a crazy number to write. 17 years. 17 years of openings and closings and everything in between. A lot has happened in that time. I remember most of it. If you’re overwhelmed by some of the current coverage here or on social media, as I know I am at times, just know – it’s always up and down and, hopefully, ultimately up.

As I do every year I just want to thank you, the readers for making this all possible. I do not take you for granted. And I know that I could not share so much news/info without your tips, emails, photos etc. So truly, thank you, thank you, thank you – and keep them coming! [[email protected] or @PoPville on social media.]

And if you are in place to contribute to our long term survival please consider joining our Patreon. Whether you are able to give $2 or $20 a month it all helps. And you’ll get a bonus PoPville Plus + post every Wednesday.

If you’d rather buy me a “beer or coffee” that would be much appreciated too and you can do so here.

Thanks for considering and thanks to all who have supported us over the years.

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This year I’m going to tip back a few beers at my beloved Looking Glass Lounge (3634 Georgia Ave, NW) remembering where it all started. So if you’re around Thursday November 2nd, come join me for a beer or three. I’ll be there from around 6-10pm and will post a reminder as we get closer to the date. Cheers!

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