New Business Ordeal Petworth News If you want to see a neighborhood in action read the comments that follow this post by Ken Rubotzky of Torta Bakery. Rubotzky’s post describes his ongoing frustration with the DC’s Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR). The city continues to list the building as “vacant” despite his work to turn it around, he writes. And the readers of Petworth News aren’t happy about this.
Over the last two years, I have invested thousands of dollars in equipment, utility payments, and property taxes. But OTR says none of that matters — that my building is “vacant”, and I must pay fines.
Kickin’ Wit Da Peeps Washington Cube Peeps. An excerpt:
When I showed my friends the picture of the chainsawed Peeps, they loved it, and Peep fever took over. Shortly after this, our group was invited to another friend’s wedding in Philadelphia and Peeps went with us. Peeps visited the Liberty Bell, Freedom Plaza, Rodin’s statue of “The Thinker,” and they even went in a bar where they drank martinis and got drunk … Redskins Notes: YESSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!! I guess God read my post last week because the ‘Skins won in remarkable fashion … From My name really is George and here’s why. All hail Joe Gibbs and bring on the mid-term elections! From Mellow. Some would probably argue that the Redskins are on their way, except that they have no offense. Come on, their offense put up 23 points in two games. Even Chicago put up 38 points on Sunday alone. From DC Sports Chick Also Noted: Busboys and Poets gets a recommendation from The Long Way Here. Sunday: ever since hearing about Busboys and Poets, I’ve been excited to visit. We spent Sunday afternoon there, and my expectations were met. Busboys and Poets, which opened last Tuesday, is a hip, sunny, bright, clean Tryst. There are tables around the perimeter where people can eat a square meal of lunch or dinner (breakfast is coming, they say). Inside are comfy couches and chaises where people settled in for the afternoon. Wi-fi makes it easy to set down with a laptop. [14th & V Streets] DC Underground Film Fest is Coming reports Diyfilms’ Journal. Planting a seed of rebellion in the nations capital, the 3rd annual DC Underground Film Festival (DCUFF) will continue to revolutionize the Washington, DC movie-going experience on Friday, September 30th from 6PM to 12AM and Saturday, October 1st from 3PM to 12AM at the Goethe-Institute — 812 7th Street, NW near the Gallery Place metro station. Tickets are $6 per program and can be purchased at the box office starting September 30th at 5:30PM. Becoming Your Father … It starts when you buy your first chrome Cross pen. From Professor Chaos. A special request from The Studio Theater to post this: The Studio Theatre’s debut of the 2005-06 season, “A Number,” closes on October 16. The regional premiere of this Caryl Churchill drama grapples with the oldest human questions of family, as well as modern ethical dilemmas of cloning and technology. Stars two of DC’s most acclaimed talents. Shows run all week, except for Monday.