Archive for May, 2007
Updated With Photos Reports coming in of a stabbing on 11th & G. Right now we’re hearing it labeled as a protest related incident. Photos & additional details as they become available. Not much to see in the photos but cop cars & yellow tape. 700 11th ST NW, protesters are often outside the building […]
DCist points out the following event for this Saturday: The first 250 kids to show up at Olsson’s-Penn Quarter will receive a free paperback copy of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, courtesy of The Washington Latin School and Olsson’s. One book per child. Sorry, adults. 12 to 2 p.m. while books last.
Welcome to part two of our four part series looking at the most local and large chain grocery stores. Today we look at the Waterfront Safeway at the intersection of 4th and M Streets, SW, which is about 2 miles and three subway stops from the core of Chinatown. By car, it is a straight […]
The National Spelling Bee championship began today in DC, at the Grand Hyatt Washington. Preliminaries began at 8 am, quarterfinals at 2 pm, and then the semifinals (ESPN) & championship finals (ABC) are tomorrow (10 am & 8 pm respectively). The curb lane on 11th ST going North, between G & H is closed to […]
The District Chatter has a photo of the familiar orange liquor license poster at 503 H St NW! (former Becky Cafe restaurant) From the liquor license, the restaurant will primarily serve sushi and hibachi. No entertainment or dancing. Also, the hours are on the earlier side of things: 11am – 10pm on weekdays and 11am […]
We went looking for Proof, the new wine bar on the corner of 8th and G, and a nice viognier to sip last night but found neither. We last reported on this new venue in early May indicating a May 25 opening but brown paper is still up on the glass walls fronting the street. […]
Originally tipped off from the next ANC 2C03’s agenda (pdf), we dug the following up from the Office of Zoning’s schedule: Case Number : 17673 Case Name : Application of Gallery Square LLC (Yeni Wong’s development)Case Summary : (Area Variance,Special Exceptions) pursuant to 11 DCMR§§ 3103.2 and 3104.1, for a special exception from the rear […]