by Prince Of Petworth February 28, 2019 at 10:45 am 0

Photo by PoPville flickr user bajidc

Ed. Note: If you missed the first sign of spring.

From DPW:

Residential Street Sweeping Resumes Monday, March 4

The Department of Public Works (DPW) has launched a new “MyDPW” mobile app that allows residents to receive alerts about when to move their vehicles ahead of weekly residential street sweeping. The app is designed for residents who frequently park on residential streets, allowing them to receive alerts about the specific blocks they select.

“With this new app, we hope to lessen the burden on those who park on residential streets and decrease the number of vehicles our street sweepers need to maneuver around,” said Acting DPW Director Chris Geldart. “Looking ahead, we plan to expand MyDPW to include other DPW services as well, using technology to make things as convenient as possible for residents.”

In addition to alerts about street sweeping, the mobile app allows residents to sign-up for DPW’s existing booting/towing and leaf collection alerts. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 29, 2018 at 10:45 am 0

From a press release:

WHAT: Nestled between the banks of the historic Anacostia River, DC’s premier benefit music festival will return to Kingman and Heritage Islands Park for the 9th time to join the District in celebrating the Year of the Anacostia with crowds expected to exceed 10,000.

The Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival has a long history of representing musical talent from all wards of the city, surrounding regions, backgrounds, cultures, genders, old and young, and this year will be no exception.  With a diverse cast that includes several female- and African American-fronted bands that highlight the roots of bluegrass, folk, and Americana, this is another can’t miss event! (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 22, 2018 at 12:45 pm 0

Photo by PoPville flickr user Mr.TinDC

From DC Water:

From March 26 through May 7, 2018, the disinfectant in drinking water will temporarily switch from chloramine to chlorine. The annual switch in water disinfection is part of a routine program to clean and maintain drinking water systems in the District of Columbia, Arlington County and the northeastern portion of Fairfax County. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 19, 2018 at 11:15 am 0

1405 T Street, NW. Photo by Rey Lopez

From a press release:

“Colada Shop Opens Up Rooftop Garden and Kicks Off Havana Nights on Thursdays

WHAT: The wait is over! Colada Shop is ready to welcome guests into the rooftop garden on weekends and celebrate the spirit of the island and its vibrant culture with Havana Nights on Thursdays.

Every Thursday, starting April 12th, Colada Shop will rejoice Cuban life with an all-night happy hour affair. Guests will have access to $6 cocktails and $2 empanadas from 4:00PM – closing while listening to the beats of Caribbean tunes. Havana Nights will take place on both Colada Shop locations.

courtesy Colada Shop

That same weekend, Colada Shop in Washington, DC, will open the much-anticipated rooftop garden where guests can have a different experience with unique offerings which include pouched cocktails (such as the Babalu, Guava Daiquiri, and Rum Mule) priced at $10; pineapple sparkling sangria and mojito pitchers priced at $35; and all-day affair bites like empanadas, pastelitos and croquetas. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 7, 2018 at 11:25 am 0

From Little Miss Whiskey’s (1104 H Street, NE):

“* 6 boils bi-weekly from 3/31 to 6/9. Each starts at 2:30 PM, goes til we’re done
* crawfish is flown up fresh (NEVER FROZEN) the morning of each boil. Same 150 lbs. “Select” that we always done
* $48 or $53 (includes all fees) for all-you-can-eat and all-you-can-drink (keg beer only)
please please please understand we don’t own or operate the ticketing site
Details below, here’s the links to tickets:
March 31st, DC BRAU
May 26th, FLYING DOG

DETAILS: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 1, 2018 at 12:45 pm 0

In addition to Piney Branch, Reno Road is sprouting a particularly glorious crop this year. Where are your favorite spots besides the Tidal Basin Avenues to view the hubcaps?

This photo does zero justice to how deep this pothole is – I feel like even the word pothole doesn’t do justice to how deep this trench is:

Looking forward to seeing this year’s potholepalooza numbers.


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