Archive for August, 2007
We have one word for you. Lapels.
Thanks to Cheryl for sending along info that, even though the Newseum opening has been postponed until next year, the first floor Wolfgang Puck restaurant will be opening in October! Chef Scott Drewno, the executive chef at Wolfgang Puck’s new restaurant, The Source, which opens at the Newseum this October, will offer American cuisine with [...]
Unless you read The Diary of Mad DC Cabbie, you probably wouldn’t expect a cab shortage in September. But, here is Mad’s logic: 1) More than half of the 8000 DC cab drivers are of Ethiopian descent, 2) September 11th will be Ethiopia’s year 2000 celebration, and 3) many of these cab drivers are planning to go to [...]
Thanks go out to a reader, “jag,” for alerting us that the Bluepoint Restaurant at 1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW (really 13th Street around the corner from E Street) is now open. They opened on August 13, are next to the Warner Theatre and have steak, seafood and martinis prominently displayed on the window sized menu [...]
The rise of a city wide network of neighborhood blogs and web sites, an interesting dynamic taking place in our nation’s capital, was highlighted recently by a Washington Post Express posting. Major media outlets such as city newspapers and television stations have a top-down mandate to cover a broad list of subjects and garner mass [...]
We just received word that Olsson’s Bookstore is having a 20% off sale starting today through Sunday. All Books, all DVDs, all CDs, all Gifts! The Penn Quarter store is located at: 418 7th St NW