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by Prince Of Petworth March 16, 2017 at 9:30 am 15 Comments

Whole Foods
Photo by Jamie Fuller

Jamie writes:

“what is happening at Glover park whole foods!? Are we getting a beer mecca like H st??”

About a month ago the Glover Park Whole Foods briefly closed after being cited for food safety violations by the Department of Health. Other readers have reported the store has been closed since Monday. And as of this morning, Jamie updates us “still closed”

I’ve emailed Whole Foods for an update. Stay tuned.

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2323 Wisconsin Ave, NW

by Prince Of Petworth February 22, 2017 at 10:22 pm 51 Comments

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Former Holiday Inn at 35th and Wisconsin Ave, NW

Thanks to all who emailed the Washington Business Journal story “Trader Joe’s in talks to open in north Georgetown”.

Some commenters have been talking about this in the rant/revel and other posts so here’s a proper post for it. As to the North Georgetown/Glover Park name dispute? Why are you doing this to me God? Why?!?!? OK, sorry about that. Let’s officially start the clock for this Trader Joe’s watch.

Now keep in mind – the clock is still running for the Eastern Market and Union Market(ish) Trader Joe’s.

By the by – here’s how the Eastern Market (old Hine School) location is looking:

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by Prince Of Petworth December 30, 2016 at 9:45 am 38 Comments

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Phil

I love mysteries like this – for the past week or so I’ve been getting numerous tweets and emails from Adams Morgan, Woodley Park and now Glover Park asking:

“Wondering if anyone else heard the national anthem this morning. I walked out of my building (in Glover Park, a few buildings north of the Russian Embassy) at 8am, and distinctly heard the Star Spangled Banner. It wasn’t very quiet. Not sure if it was coming from the Russian embassy, but it sounded like it was coming from that direction.”

Has anyone else heard it (if so what neighborhood?) and have you been able to pinpoint the origin?

by Prince Of Petworth December 1, 2016 at 9:25 am 0

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Thanks to Moriah for sending this crazy shot around 6pm outside the Glover Park Whole Foods at 2323 Wisconsin Ave, NW.

Another reader reported:

“To appease concerns, nothing malicious behind this. Was driving behind this guy when Jeep caught fire & I got him to pull him over”

by Prince Of Petworth November 23, 2016 at 9:25 am 26 Comments

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Victoria Pickering

From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department’s Narcotics and Special Investigation Division Major Case Unit announced four arrests have been made in an Illegal Marijuana Operation, which occurred in the 2300 block of Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest, on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at approximately 3:37 pm.

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via google maps

Members of the Major Case Unit executed a search warrant in the listed location. Suspects were located and found to be in possession of 3 ¼ pounds of marijuana with a street value of $58,880.

On Tuesday, November 22, 2016, the following persons were arrested: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 21, 2016 at 4:25 pm 0

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From an email:

“Spreading the word about the Fiber Arts Festival, coming to DC for the first time this year! Located at the Glover Park-Burleith Farmers Market which is in the parking lot of Hardy Middle School (1819 35th Street, NW). It is this Saturday from 9am to 1pm, there will be a free petting zoo, 5 local fiber farms, tons of hand knit yarn and wares, plus bountiful local food. Its a great way to celebrate all things local within the community! Yoga District of Glover Park is even hosting free yoga in the garden of the school from 10am to 11am.

Here is the eventbrite link: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth October 5, 2016 at 11:40 am 2 Comments

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2404 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

From a press release:

“On October 1st, Paella chefs and their teams gathered from across the globe to compete for the title of ‘Best Paella’ in several categories at this year’s Paella Wine & Beer Festival in Los Angeles, California. This year’s overall winner, winning the crown for his Seafood Paella was DC’s own Danny Lledó, chef/sommelier of Slate Wine Bar + Bistro in DC. Lledó is the son of a Chef from Denia in Valencia, an area that claims ownership of the origin of the rice dish.

Seinfeld – Estelle Costanza – Paella from jpark61567 on Vimeo.

The Paella wine festival, which was started by Armando Rodiel, a Valencian Chef. In 2017, the festival will incorporate The International Paella contest from Sueca in Valencia adding the Valencian paella competition to the contest in San Diego in May, as well as gaian in Los Angeles in October 2017. The festival is slated to expand in different cities throughout the United States in upcoming years.

In celebration of his culinary victory, Lledó will be offering the winning Paella ($26) the entire month of October at Slate Wine Bar + Bistro in Glover Park. This authentic, and now award-winning, paella is chock full of prawns, mussels, clams and more. (more…)

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