by Prince Of Petworth June 23, 2019 at 10:02 pm 0

Thanks to David for sending a shot of this Pomegranate tree from Logan. “We had hundreds and hundreds of flowers and about a dozen or so poms growing right now.”

How do you know when a pomegranate is ripe?!?

If you get a great garden haul this spring/summer please send a photo to [email protected] and let me know what neighborhood you are in. Thanks!  Great Garden Haul is made possible by a generous grant from the Ben and Sylvia Gardner foundation.

by Prince Of Petworth June 22, 2019 at 2:50 pm 0

via google maps

From MPD:

“5th Districts units were patrolling around the 100 block of Franklin Street NE when officers heard multiple gun shots [4:30am]. Officers then canvassed the area, shortly after hearing the gun shots MPD received a 911 call for a subject who reported he had several gunshot wounds. The victim further reported that three subjects attempted to rob him at gun point while wearing ski masks. The 5th District Detectives Office is currently investigating this case.”

by Prince Of Petworth June 21, 2019 at 5:15 pm 0

Photo by PoPville flickr user C Buoscio

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by Prince Of Petworth June 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm 0

Photo by PoPville flickr user Tim Brown

From the Mayor’s Office:

“In anticipation of the District of Columbia’s Independence Day celebrations, the Bowser Administration will test the District’s Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) system on Saturday, June 22, 2019, between 11 and 11:30 a.m. The purpose of this test is to evaluate the District’s ability to send information during an emergency to a targeted geographic area – in this case, the National Mall, where most of the July 4 festivities take place. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 21, 2019 at 3:30 pm 0

Photo by PoPville flickr user Eric P.

“Dear PoPville,

Some articles imply they’ll stay in DC but users have said they received an email saying they’re leaving the city and this article confirms that:

“Although the WSJ stated that Maven will continue to operate in larger cities like Detroit, Los Angeles, Washington D.C and Toronto, TechCrunch received conflicting information that the car-sharing service will be leaving Washington D.C., but Maven Gig will stay.”

Maven (“Own a Car? List Your Car. Rent It Out. Earn Money.”) seems pretty new to the city and I believe is actually being used on American University’s campus which just welcomed them to campus.”

Did anyone ever use Maven? Did you get an email from them?

by Prince Of Petworth June 21, 2019 at 3:15 pm 0

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Did you know Magnolia means gentle and loving? Magnolia does! This two-year-old sweetie lives up to her name. A Lab mix, Magnolia weighs about 54 lbs, and is looking for an active family to help her work off that Lab energy! Magnolia is good with other dogs and kids, and would also benefit from some obedience training – she’s currently working on it, but you gotta keep learning, right? This lovely girl is heartworm positive – she is not contagious to either other pets or humans, but will need some TLC following her treatment. Magnolia has lots of love to share! Find out more about adopting her here.

Meet handsome Mooney! This big fella is a true lover of humanity – he LURVES his people, and greets them at the door to have a snuggle and talk about how his day went! Mooney is very outgoing, but wants to be the only cat, because that’s how you get all the attention from people! He is about 6 ½ years old, and recently lost some weight after being a bit to the bad side of curvy. Mooney is doing well on a prescription weight control diet, and his new family will need to continue that for his optimal health! If you’re looking for a lovebug who adores you and loves to chat and play, Mooney’s your guy! Find out more about adopting him here.


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