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by Prince Of Petworth August 8, 2018 at 3:45 pm 0


3259 M Street, NW

From a press release:

Roots, the open-air lifestyle brand with a rich heritage and portfolio of premium apparel, handcrafted leather goods, footwear, and accessories, is hosting a grand opening celebration on Thursday, August 9, 2018 to celebrate its first retail location in D.C on M Street in Georgetown. Roots executives will present a check for $10,000 to local D.C. nonprofit, Bright Beginnings at 11:00 a.m. followed by the official ribbon cutting ceremony. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth August 7, 2018 at 10:40 am 0


1222 Wisconsin Ave, NW via google maps

In June 2017 I posted some Wawa scuttlebutt about a Georgetown location in the former Restoration Hardware.

Melissa Weiss writes us this morning:

“@PoPville I got some hot Wawa gossip from a store manager in Delaware – he said there’s a new one coming to Georgetown. It’s going to be 2 stories, w/ a coffee bar & bakery on the second floor. Could he have been pulling my leg? Sure. but hoping he was telling the truth, bc WOW!”

It is no dream! From the horse’s mouth:

by Prince Of Petworth August 1, 2018 at 4:15 pm 0


3259 M Street, NW courtesy Roots

Ed. Note: I apologize for using ‘eh’ in the title but I couldn’t think of a way to weave in a Tim Hortons. However I can, and must pay homage to Bob & Doug McKenzie

From a press release:

“Roots the open-air lifestyle brand with a rich heritage and portfolio of premium apparel, handcrafted leather goods, footwear, and accessories, continues its U.S. expansion with the opening of a 3,550 square-foot ‘Roots Cabin’ store in Georgetown on August 9 (3259 M St. NW Washington, D.C. 20007) and a second 3,200 square-foot location on August 10 at Pentagon City Mall (1100 S Hayes St. Arlington, VA 22202). Both new stores unite the worlds of cabin and city through modern design and innovation, bringing the Roots brand to life. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth July 31, 2018 at 10:05 am 0


7th and Pennsylvania Ave, SE

Sweet! The D.C. summer of ice cream (and much more here) continues with Trickling Springs Creamery. Thanks to Howard for sending. You can see their goods here.

“Trickling Springs Creamery was founded in 2001 by two friends who aimed to produce fresh, exceptional- tasting dairy products while promoting local farmers doing an excellent job with their farms. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth July 24, 2018 at 10:15 am 0


1803 Connecticut Ave, NW

“Dear PoPville,

Popped into The News Room (or is “The Newsroom”) at Fla. & Conn. Aves. NW this Sat. for for usual copy of the FT Weekend edition (fantab Arts section) and Mexican Coca-Cola in a bottle,
then before I could look for a copy Mad magazine (which I hear is as great as ever w/ all the fodder given them by the Age of Trump; Matt Groenig now advising writers I think) for the 11 yr old away-at-camper in my life, my heart sunk at the sight of this horror! (See pics in next email – sent from my phone.) (more…)

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