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by Prince Of Petworth February 1, 2019 at 2:45 pm 0


Photo by Roberto Fernandez Coffey

“Dear PoPville,

I am writing to you to let you know of this amazing music community that started one year ago and has flourished. They just had their one year anniversary and I heard the story for the first time. Apparently two Mt. Pleasant neighborhood people noticed an unused piano at Purple Patch, and they approached the owner, and one thing led to another and they started Open Piano nights. It’s a amazing community of pianists that come play a variety of tunes, from ragtime, to jazz, or classical. Anyone who wants to come play, plays. I just want the rest of D.C. to know about this great piano community.”

Open Piano Wednesdays + Acoustic Thursdays at Purple Patch DC Facebook says: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 9, 2019 at 10:30 am 0


via google maps

“Dear PoPville,

Has anyone heard details of the shooting that took place around 4:45/5am this morning on 16th and Columbia? We think it may have been near the All Souls Church. We live in the Argonne and woke up to 4 distinct gunshots. Shortly after, cop cars pulled up and my wife saw police interviewing a possible witness. They didn’t stay long and all returned to normal.”

by Prince Of Petworth December 11, 2018 at 1:45 pm 0

Of course some jackwagon tagged it but still!!

“Dear PoPville,

Good thing from this weekend: I finally got my Little Free Record Library up and running. It’s been getting a lot of use.

Bad thing from this weekend: Somebody decided to let me know they were there. Anybody recognize this tag?

– Josh in Mount Pleasant.”

Ed. Note: I was thought this was awesome so I asked Josh a couple questions which he responded to: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 10, 2018 at 1:45 pm 0


Photo by Charley

“Dear PoPville,

Just as a head’s up in case you hadn’t seen it, there was a fire on the 1600 block of Park Rd NW, caused by paint cans being stored too close to a furnace. We heard the pair of explosions that caused the fire.”

DC Fire and EMS reported Saturday afternoon:

“Box Alarm with injured civilian 1600 block Park Rd NW. Kitchen fire 2nd floor of Apt building. Fire knocked down. Checking for extension. 1 civilian from fire apartment serious injuries being transported to hospital.” (more…)

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