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by Prince Of Petworth June 27, 2017 at 3:30 pm 0


5th and F Street, NW

From a press release:

“Hill Country Barbecue Market is excited to revive the Backyard Barbecue, a summer pop-up at the National Building Museum (5th & F St) on Thursday, July 6. After a brief hiatus last summer, the Backyard Barbecue returns to the West Lawn for the third summer season, making it the place to chow down on authentic central Texas-style barbecue, imbibe and enjoy live music. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 27, 2017 at 3:15 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.

“Winston’s hobbies include playing with his toy monkey and destroying the patriarchy.”

“Big Ben rescued from the streets in SE and adopted from NY Avenue Animal shelter 2 years ago. Very affectionate when awake. Now Lives in splendor on Capitol Hill.”

by Prince Of Petworth June 27, 2017 at 2:15 pm 0

This rental is located at 10th and G Street, NE. The Craigslist ad says:

“$2450 / 2br – Large & sunny newly constructed 2 bdrm+den 1 blk fr H St/2 1/2 bths

Sunny, large, and recently constructed two bedroom PLUS DEN townhouse located on a quiet street convenient to Union Station shopping/METRO and steps from the Atlas District/H Street nightlife. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 27, 2017 at 1:45 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Jennifer

“Dear PoPville,

I saw a post years ago about repointing old brick walls with mortar joints that have deteriorated over time. Ed. Note: We’re still working on migrating all the old comments over, will be a few more weeks I’m afraid but they’re coming! What about the bricks themselves? I live in a 1921 row house, and the brick used on the front facade is a much higher quality, wire-cut brick that what’s in the back: sandy, crumbling brick that isn’t wire cut and “sharp.” The result is that over the years, my rear brick wall has taken a beating and has a mixture of cracks, chunks out of corners, ugly mortar joints, etc… It’s not due to any water intrusion or structural issues, just a general aesthetic concern that I’d like addressed. My question is: has anyone had this problem, and what repairs/recommendations have been made?

by Prince Of Petworth June 27, 2017 at 1:15 pm 0


The Sloppy Don courtesy Bub and Pop’s

From an email:

“Today’s Featured Sandwich is….The Sloppy Don – Nathan’s All Beef Hot Dog, Chef’s Own Sloppy Joe, Bacon, Spicy Mustard & Secret Cheese Dust all on a Hot Dog Roll – $6 – Just Grab It By The Bun!!!”


1815 M Street, NW

by Prince Of Petworth June 27, 2017 at 1:00 pm 0


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by Prince Of Petworth June 27, 2017 at 12:25 pm 0

One reader reports:

“This hate-filled flier (above) was left on my windshield Sunday night at about 11pm, 100 block of T St NW, Bloomingdale. 7 other cars on the block were pasted as well.”

Another reader reports:

“White supremacist fliers being posted in my neighborhood (Bloomingdale). Tore these ones down. These were on the corner of 1/W NW”

I was hoping it was just that one guy from SW but it appears it may be a bigger issue:

More photos after the jump. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 27, 2017 at 11:55 am 0

This house is located at 1348 Newton Street, NE. The MRIS listing says:

“3-bedroom/2-bathroom hill-perched Solar-Powered Brookland bungalow. Nickname: ~The Bird House.~ Abundant natural light, lush front-and backyard space. Basement level perfect for an in-law suite or Airbnb rental. Wood, bamboo, and cork floors. Great neighborhood location that~s a short walk from Red Line Metro. A cozy, comfortable charmer offering delightful urban calm. OPEN HOUSE SUN 1-4”

You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/2 bath is going for $675,000.

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