Archive for the ‘Petworth’ Category

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So long stinky Safeway

September 19, 2012

The Petworth “stinky” Safeway on Georgia Avenue has finally closed – to be replaced in a year and a half (we hope) by a fancy new “lifestyle” Safeway. One immediate impact: I’m paying a premium for diet soda.

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July 4th, 1921 – Petworth

July 4, 2012

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Caribbean Day Parade 2011

June 27, 2011

The annual DC Caribbean Day Parade down Georgia Avenue was shorter this year and was sadly marred by a shooting  late in the afternoon. But Rachel and I caught some of the parade – the costumes were as outrageous as in years past – and we tried to take some “family friendly” photos:

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Tree-shick!

May 4, 2011

1205 Shepher Street Tree

Props to Rachel and a handful of neighbors for drawing attention to this big old tree at 1205 Shepherd Street, which was recently marked with the “orange dot of death,” indicating the DC Urban Forestry Administration planned its removal. Last weekend the dot was removed!

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Petworth Library

March 10, 2011

Petworth Library

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So long “stinky” Safeway?

January 25, 2011

Woohoo! Petworth’s “stinky” Safeway is getting a major makeover. How big is the news? Local blogger Prince of Petworth captures the spirit, “This news is so huge that I have passed out twice since starting to write this and I’m only on the first paragraph. This is, in the parlance of our times, a true gamechanger.”