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by Prince Of Petworth July 21, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0

This unit is located at 4226 7th Street, NW. The MRIS Listing says:

“Wonderful Petworth Flats – Perfection! Flooded with light from windows on 3 sides including large Bay Window! All of this but still a private & serene feeling! Extra large condo loaded with upgrades including gleaning wood floors, European style cabinetry, White quartz counters, upgraded appliances including 5 burner gas range & custom blinds. Crisp contemporary tile bath with gorgeous vanity”

You can see more photos here.

This 1 bed/1 bath is going for $399,900 ($240 monthly fee.)

by Prince Of Petworth July 20, 2017 at 10:00 am 0


“ANC Commissioner Amy Hemingway and resident Lydia Barclay being the first to sit on the benches.”

ANC Commissioner Amy Hemingway reports:

“I am thrilled to report NPS is in the process of installing four benches in Sherman Circle. This is the result of residents’ requests and passion, and support from ANC 4D, Mayor Bowser, Councilmember Todd, and 4C Commissioner Joe Martin.

The benches arrived at 6:56am this morning. And by 7am Ms. Lydia Barclay, from 8th and Hamilton, was the first person to sit on them. She couldn’t contain her excitement, having spent nearly 40 years walking this circle. While Ms. Barclay sat for a times seven minutes, she named countless benefits of the benches, from “welcoming residents to rest after exercise to reading a book.” She named a number of her friends she was starting to tell so they could come down soon. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth July 19, 2017 at 1:35 pm 0


Photo by C. Bennett

A reader reports:

“So this happened late afternoon Friday, July 14 in Petworth, in the 900 block of Randolph Street, NW. I live a couple doors down. Our management company is trying to obtain the police report but it doesn’t appear anyone in our condo association witnessed the accident. I’m absolutely baffled as to how the car made it this far (you can’t tell from the pic but it took out a metal railing by the stairs along with a good chunk of the brick). It’s very lucky it was raining Friday, as there are often kids or dog walkers along that sidewalk.”

by Prince Of Petworth July 17, 2017 at 11:45 am 0

This house is located at 4418 5th Street, NW. The MRIS listing says:

“Best of Petworth by Dilan Investments. Over 4000 sq/ft colonial-style home w/ beautiful ~fenced in yard with two outdoor spaces. Great living space w/ a living room w/ fireplace, large family room and a beautifully renovated open kitchen w/ top of the line appliances. Spacious bedrooms, 3rd floor attic could be a possible 6th bedroom. Fully finished lower level w/ an additional bedroom, full bath”

You can see more photos here.

This 5 bed/4.5 bath is going for $1,199,990.

by Prince Of Petworth July 11, 2017 at 9:25 am 0


Photo by Matthew Traucht

MPD reported around 5am:

“MPD and DC Fire Department are currently working a building fire in the 4200 block of 7th Street, NW. The 4200-4300 blocks of 7th Street NW and the 700-800 blocks of Varnum Street NW are currently closed so we suggest avoiding the area.”

by Prince Of Petworth June 30, 2017 at 4:00 pm 0

From an email:

“Reminder:
The Friends of the Soldiers Home hosts a free 4th of July Fireworks viewing party on the grounds of the Old Soldiers Home in Washington, DC. The party is at an elevated spot on one of the highest hills in Washington, DC and is a superb place for watching the fireworks. Our events are a way to support the veterans of the home and the local community through entertainment and fun.”

by Prince Of Petworth June 29, 2017 at 3:30 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Tim Brown

“Dear PoPville,

Background: A really bad thing happened to me yesterday, June 28. About 7:55 in the morning, I was in the crosswalk on the south side of Sherman Circle, heading to Illinois Ave., when a speeding SUV nearly hit me. I had a split second to decide what to do, and chose to leap back toward the Circle to avoid being hit; unfortunately, that meant leaping onto the sidewalk face first. End result is a broken nose, lost front tooth, and too many cuts, scrapes and soft tissue damage to discuss, but all, thankfully. will heal (and I have good insurance).

I wanted to write to you to give kudos to all the people who immediately came to my assistance. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 29, 2017 at 11:55 am 0

This house is located at 3901 New Hampshire Ave, NW. The MRIS listing says:

“The heart of Petworth!! and close to the metro. Unique property with loads of space & loads of potential. The owners have preserved a lot of the original character to include brick exposure and 2 sets of pocket doors on the main level. There is a sprinkler system throughout the home which was once used as a daycare center. With close to 4000 sf of living space, this home is a hidden treasure!”

You can see more photos here.

This 5 bed/3.5 bath is going for $699,905.

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