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1651 11th Street, NW between Q and R

“Dear PoPville,

Have you heard anything about the reopening of the recreation facilities on 9th Street (dog park/basketball court/skate park). I have gotten no information from the ANC, the Council 1 Reps or the DC Parks Department. Looks ready to go.”

Another reader writes: “Shaw dog park is still not open despite the city advertising that it was opening the end of august.”

Shaw Dog Park writes: “We are working to remain in touch with @DCDPR and will share opening details when we have them.”


Shaw Dog Park Status?

1651 11th Street, NW between Q and R photo by Jeffrey Burka

“Dear PoPville,

I’ve done some Googling and haven’t seen any updates on the Shaw Dog Park since January – all saying it’ll reopen with the skate park in August. Well, it’s August and I haven’t heard a thing. It looks like they’re still working on it.

I’m sure there are many others in the area that would want to know an update.”

Ed. Note: Jeffrey Burka sent us the photo above last week “getting close.”



26th and P Street, NW

“Dear PoPville,

Not only have the “dog people” taken over and destroyed the lower field in Rose Park but they are now doing the same to the baseball field that they just spent almost a year redoing. Read More


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