Petworth’s quaint main street is coming into its own with a recent uptick in private investment including the opening of Slim’s Diner, Timber Pizza, and Twisted Horn in 2016.
Great Streets Retail Small Business Grants
Georgia Avenue is a designated Great Streets corridor. As funds become available small businesses can apply for grants to cover capital improvements and certain soft costs. In 2017, up to $50,000 was awarded per location.
Burgeoning Restaurant Scene
New eateries continue to join neighborhood staples Qualia Coffee, DC Reynolds, Looking Glass Lounge and Bill’s Seafood Kitchen. In the past few years new restaurants, including EatsPlace, The Pitch Tavern, Homestead, and Walter’s have opened in the community.
Population growth within 0.5 miles (2010–2016)
*All demographic data is for within 0.5 miles.