by Prince Of Petworth April 25, 2019 at 12:45 pm 0


3632 Georgia Ave, NW

Ed. Note: Rejoice textdoc et al, after a long and bloody neighborhood boundary battle I’m ceding back the 3600 of Georgia Ave to Park View. I haven’t anymore fight left in me and at this point I don’t want to confuse folks. So there you have it, I surrender. I surrender.

Thanks to Dan for solving the mystery at the (new/old) Marrakech Moroccan Restaurant space. Not sure what happened to Marrakech but it looks like mr. braxton Bar&Kitchen is taking over the space: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth April 23, 2019 at 9:15 am 0

Update from Ward 4 Council Member Brandon Todd: “According to MPD this is an apparent suicide not homicide.”

A reader reported a shooting homicide in the 1300 block of Randolph Street, NW just before 1am last night.

Ed. Note: From the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – “No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.”

by Prince Of Petworth April 22, 2019 at 11:15 am 0


3632 Georgia Ave, NW

Thanks to Jes for sending the above on Friday:

“Not sure what’s going on at the Moroccan place but some layers have been peeled back. I think it’s still going to be the Moroccan place, but they gutted the inside too.”

It appears to be a banana?!?!?

Mike snaps a photo on Sunday: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth April 12, 2019 at 10:15 am 0

Oh sweet, Cinder is grand opening way ahead of schedule! Grand opening is this Saturday and regular hours will be:
Mon-Tue closed
Wed-Thur 5pm-12am
Fri-Sat 5pm-2am
Sun 5pm-12am


Photo by Rey Lopez courtesy Cinder

Check out their Menu (PDF).

Cinder’s website says:

“Cinder BBQ offers some of the most flavorful barbeque in DC, a great whiskey & bourbon list, and a large beer and wine list.

Dine in, Take out & Delivery, Catering & Private events”

Looks like the former Ruta Del Vino space has a very worth successor!  Check out a few more shots of the inside and some more mouthwatering food photos. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth April 8, 2019 at 2:45 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Phil

“Dear PoPville,

I have a dilemma that I’m hoping to get the community’s feedback on: there is a huge rat problem on the 800 block of Upshur St. NW (front and back) largely due to the activities of one of the residents, an elderly woman who leaves cat food on her front porch and pigeon feed in her back yard. I’ve seen rats scurry up to the porch at all times of the day for the cat food, and in the evening–once the pigeons have left for the day–they eat the remaining bird feed. It’s become so bad that they’ve actually burrowed in both the front and back–I’ve seen entire families come-up from under the sidewalk. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth April 2, 2019 at 1:15 pm 0


from H Street, NE

Following is a letter sent to multiple government agencies:

“I am a DC Ward 4 Resident who is alarmed at the onslaught of Free2Move cars parked on Petworth’s streets. At Gallatin and 9th Sts. NW last night, there were Free2Move cars parked on every single corner of this intersection!

On my block, a Free2Move car (plate R-38355) has been parked for FIVE DAYS. Then another Free2Move car showed up last night on my block (plate R-38432).

Every. Single. Household. On. My. Block. Owns. At. Least. One. Car.
You know what that means? (more…)

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