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by Prince Of Petworth September 18, 2018 at 5:10 pm 0


via google maps

Jake tweeted around 4pm:

“My friend texted me from inside Roosevelt HS (where he was working) 30 mins ago that the school was on lockdown because a shot was fired outside the school. Apparently now they are outside after police arrived. Anyone else know more info?”

Jonah reported that the lockdown had been lifted by 4pm.

Nick reports around 3/3:15pm:

3 shots fired in alley that runs between Iowa and Webster. Right outside my back door. Police tape up in alley now and multiple officers on site”

by Prince Of Petworth September 18, 2018 at 4:15 pm 0


George Pelecanos via DCPL

From the D.C. Public Library:

“WHO: George Pelecanos, author .
WHAT: Reads from and discusses his new book “The Man Who Came Uptown.”
WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 19; 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Petworth Library; 4200 Kansas Ave. NW

George P. Pelecanos sets many of his 20 detective fiction books in his hometown of Washington, D.C. For his new book, “The Man Who Came Uptown,” Pelecanos was inspired by the work of the DC Jail Librarian. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth September 18, 2018 at 11:15 am 0


703 Kennedy Street, NW courtesy Uptown Main Street

Thanks to Uptown Main Street for sending:

L’Enfant Flowers has revamped their space and now offers coffee and snacks, as well as gifts made in DC and workshops. We’re excited and would love to let the community know.”

Here are the upcoming workshops. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth September 17, 2018 at 10:45 am 0

From the Bravest at Engine Company 24:

“It’s a 2018 Seagrave Capitol Cab. The cab was designed specially for, and by the DCFD. It has a Cummins diesel big block with an Allison transmission. It carries 500 gallons of water and a 1500 gallons per minute Waterous pump. Our old 2006 Seagrave Marauder will go into the reserve fleet, so you may see our Petworth decals around the city with a different Engine number on it. Photos by various 24 Engine Company members. [5101 Georgia Ave. NW]”

More photos after the jump. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth September 16, 2018 at 10:22 pm 0


3632 Georgia Avenue, NW

Here’s who’s coming to the former Walters near Looking Glass and DC Reynolds on Georgia Ave just south of the Petworth metro.

The liquor license placard for Marrakech says:

“New Class “C” Tavern specializing in Moroccan cuisine with 62 seats inside and a 20 seat Summer Garden, for a total of 82 seats and a Total Occupancy of 100. The licensee is requesting an Entertainment Endorsement to include Live Entertainment, Dancing, and Cover Charge.”

Anyone know if this is the same folks who used to be on P Street in Dupont?

Ed. Note: This is in addition to Tsehay Ethiopian Restaurant coming down the block to 3630 Georgia Avenue, NW.

STAY TUNED.

by Prince Of Petworth September 10, 2018 at 9:30 am 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“On September 7, 2018, at approximately 8:25 PM, several gunshots were fired at 3rd and Decatur (multiple shell casings recovered). One adult male, who we believe was being shot at, was shot in the foot. We are investigating if his wound was accidentally self-inflicted (We recovered a revolver on the scene). Anyone having any information with regards to this crime, please call 202-727-9099.”

Ed. Note: For those who inquired about Bloomingdale – that was fireworks.

by Prince Of Petworth September 6, 2018 at 4:05 pm 0


800 block of Upshur Street, NW

From a press release:

“Petworth residents love where they live, gathering for informal neighborhood socials, chatting with neighbors from porch to porch and patronizing local businesses and events that have become a part of the fabric of the community. Continuing this heritage, the 800 Block of Upshur Street NW will come alive again on Saturday, September 8th from 11am to 5pm with CELEBRATE PETWORTH, an annual celebration of community featuring music, food, vendors and more. In its fifth year, the festival also will introduce TASTE OF PETWORTH, where attendees can purchase tickets and exchange them for delectable dishes from a variety of Petworth-area restaurants. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth September 5, 2018 at 1:15 pm 0

Ed. Note: I think it’s just a shortcut to the construction site staging area on Piney Branch. Or is it something more nefarious?

“Dear PoPville,

Just moved to the bottom of the hill on 14th and Taylor. Been seeing TONS of men go in and out of the woods off of Piney Branch where Rock Creek, Taylor, Arkansas all converge.

Not sure what they’re doing, doesn’t ever seem sexual or violent. Hated to do this, but called the cops when I saw one (when he was solo) looking through my bathroom window from down below in the woods.

Just now, I saw three men coming out of the woods from the same spot in my back alley off of Shepard.

What is this? Drugs? Prostitution ring? Homelessness? Mental illness?”

by Prince Of Petworth August 30, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This house is located at 432 Emerson Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“Gorgeous fully renovated home with 4BR/3.5 Baths designed for entertaining with 8″ wide wood floors & recessed lighting throughout. Gourmet kitchen with 10′ Island, SS appliances, Wine Cooler. Marble baths with designer touches.Spacious LR, DR,family rooms, private deck, landscaped yard & 2 secured parking. LL has rental potential with 1BR/1BA//Wet Bar/Separate Laundry + front & rear entrances.”

You can see more photos here.

This 4 bed/3.5 bath is going for $879,900.

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