by Prince Of Petworth — June 23, 2017 at 11:45 am 0

This house is located at 6914 Willow Street, NW. The MRIS listing says:

“Estate Sale. Lots of potential. Three level contemporary home in Takoma Park DC. Vaulted, beamed wood ceilings. Split Level property. Needs Repairs. Sold As-Is. Estate will make no repairs. Clean out of property will be the responsibility of the Purchaser. Inspection for buyer’s info only.”

You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/2 bath is going for $505,000.

by Prince Of Petworth — June 20, 2017 at 10:05 pm 0

6917 Laurel Avenue via Takoma Bev Co

Thanks to a reader for sending word. Takoma Bev Co’s Facebook says:

Takoma Bev Co is a neighborhood cafe that features hand crafted coffee, tea and cocktails, along with unique wine and beer offering, and a full cafe menu.”

Check out more info and their menu here.

Update from Main Street Takoma – thanks to Beth for sending:

“And hot off the press, Takoma Bev Co. will be expanding next door when PollySue’s Vintage Shop’s relocates to 6929 Laurel Ave”

by Prince Of Petworth — April 27, 2017 at 11:15 am 9 Comments

235 Carroll Street, NW
235 Carroll Street, NW (original rendering before construction was completed)

From a press release:

“Yoga Heights, a yoga studio at 3506 Georgia Ave. NW., announced today that they are opening their second location this fall in the Takoma Central Apartment building at 235 Carroll Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. Yoga Heights is a community oriented studio that offers classes for every body, at every level and every budget. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth — April 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm 15 Comments

725 Fern Pl NW

This house is located at 725 Fern Place, NW. The MRIS listing says:

“Ultimate DC Foursquare! Metro so close! Walk Score 84! Hardwoods, dreamy front porch, party sized deck and private fenced yard, lush! 3 beds up plus cool den w/closet and window-poss 4th bed! Great room sizes-original charm with fabulous condition. Huge kitchen with real dining space! Glass door to eating and lounging deck! Full finished basement with rec/bath/laundry. E-Z to add rear parking.”


You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/2 bath is going for $669,000.

by Prince Of Petworth — April 7, 2017 at 12:25 pm 80 Comments

dog park illegal

Ed. Note: Personally I’m pro dog park, as is probably not a surprise, and I understand frustration but SMDH at this campaign. We most recently spoke about the plans for a dog park in Takoma back in February.

except dogs

by Prince Of Petworth — March 28, 2017 at 2:00 pm 1 Comment

Georgia Avenue at Butternut

This rental is located at Georgia Avenue at Butternut St, NW. The craigslist ad says:

“$1550 / 1br – 800ft2 – 1br w/balcony Top Floor

This lovely large one bedroom apartment is approximately 800sqft, has a screened in balcony and is located upstairs on the top floor. This unit receives natural light in the living room, bathroom and bedroom area. It features hallway closet, foyer, hardwood floors, large bedroom,
separate dining area, full size appliances with gas cooking and Foyer. The unit style is our most sought floor plan and rarely becomes available.


We are charming five-story pet friendly building that offers spacious apartment homes with some facing Georgia Avenue. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth — March 28, 2017 at 11:30 am 5 Comments

7000 Carroll Ave courtesy Old Takoma Business Association

From an email:

“Trattoria Da Lina, Takoma Park’s newest restaurant, opened quietly this past weekend and will be open again to the public starting Wednesday, March 29th for dinner at 5:00pm. Diners will enjoy the rustic dining room complete with high ceilings, soft lighting and wood and brick accents. The open kitchen is view-able from the 55 seat dining room and future outdoor seating is planned. (Menu after the jump.) (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth — March 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm 5 Comments

6608 2nd St NW

This house is located at 6608 2nd Street, NW. The MRIS listing says:

“Own a piece of history! Original 1920’s Sears kit house- “Starlight” model. 2BR/1FB. Renovated kitchen. Sunny living and dining rooms. Sun room addition. Handsome hardwood flooring. HUGE double lot measuring 11,700 s.f. Perfect for renovation, expansion, or starting anew. Close to Takoma Park metro. Sold “as-is”. Open Sunday 1-3.”


You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/1 bath is going for $449,000.

by Prince Of Petworth — March 6, 2017 at 12:00 pm 21 Comments

6650 Blair Rd NW

This house is located at 6650 Blair Road, NW. OP writes: “Don’t often see these little duplexes come up for sale; would love to hear what others think.”

The MRIS listing says:

“Spacious Sun Lit Semi Detached Newly Renovated Town Home, Walking Distance To Historic Takoma Park Shops, Restaurants, And Metro!!!. -3 Spacious Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Gorgeous Hardwoods, Spacious Kitchen,And Sumptuous Baths On 3 Levels (Around 1500 Sq.ft)-Taxable Living Record Incorrect. *Sunroom And Quaint Fenced Rear Garden *…. Open Sunday from 2-4pm”


You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/2.5 bath is going for $619,000.

by Prince Of Petworth — March 1, 2017 at 3:55 pm 7 Comments


From the Takoma Police Department:

On February 25, 2017, at approximately 11:45 am, Takoma Park Police responded for a report of a theft that occurred in the 6900 block of Laurel Avenue (Republic restaurant). An unknown suspect walked into the back of the restaurant and stole four bags containing currency. The suspect left the restaurant and fled down Eastern Avenue to Maple Avenue heading towards the District of Columbia. Takoma Park Police and Metropolitan Police Department canvassed the area with negative results. Three of the four bags were dropped by the suspect and recovered by police; the fourth bag is outstanding. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6’0 and 190 lbs.

Investigation continues under case #17010187. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301-270-1100 (tel://3012701100/) .”


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