Posts Tagged ‘Park View’

Park View Strikes Back

Not everyone north of Park Road is a fan of Petworthies, a new Tumblr that's been stirring things up on Twitter and sparring with other neighborhood blogs. Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Kent Boese, who represents Park View, just south of Petworth, writes to critique the site and defend his constituents' turf:
As a resident of Park View, I [...]

Photo: Captured at Gunpoint

Park View.  © 2011 Michael W. Hicks

Neighborhood News Roundup: Cat’s Meow Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
#four26dc: Happy voting to those who head out to the polls and cast a ballot for the At-Large D.C. Council election today. Bryan Weaver, who snagged the City Paper endorsement, also has the favor of at least one local blog. [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Not My Tulips! Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
These Tulips Are Not For You: Inspired by a sign on a neighbor's garden asking passerby not to pick the flowers, Park View D.C. ponders whether guerilla floristry is becoming endemic: "Has anyone else had a problem with passersby [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Spring Cleaning Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Hell No: "We came. We protested. We chanted. What started out as 2, became 3, which eventually became 10 and then multiplied into 20. Ward 7 needs a lot of things. Another liquor store is most definitely NOT one [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Inaugural Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Chainification: While it's always nice to see empty storefronts filled in, new tenants can occasionally be, well, underwhelming. The former Popeye's space in Adams Morgan will soon house a 7-11, reports The 42 Bus, and a new Corner Bakery [...]

Photo: Fireworks Over Park View

Photos: Park View

Photos: Park View, Georgia Ave.

Photo: Park View

Photos: Snowstorm of ’09 Redux

Safeway, Alexandria, VA 12/18.

Neighborhood Watch: Grass Not Greener on the Other Side of Park View

The Issue: In an overhaul of green spaces in the District,  residents in Park View and the surrounding area may be left without a park to view. The Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH), a rolling 272-acre campus, has not been open to the public since 1968—but the community still considers it the neighborhood’s primary green [...]

Update: One Victim Identified in the Petworth Shooting

Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch has identified Ryan Randy Trotman as one of the victims of Monday night’s shooting on Quebec Place N.W. 
Trotman, 28, of the 7400 block of 7th Street, N.W., later died of his injuries. The name of the other victim, a woman who was shot in the leg, is being withheld because she [...]

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