Archive for October, 2007
Tunnel Fine Wines & Spirits, a new wine, beer and liquor store adjacent to the Penn Quarter is now open at 311 H Street, NW. The store is in the center of a section of buildings that escaped the wrecking ball next to the recently opened Sonata condo where H Street meets Massachusetts Avenue. The Cave, the former […]
The WaBizJo has an article on how the Washington Convention Center is being renamed to honor DC’s first mayor, Walter E. Washington. So, yeah, it’s still called the Washington Convention Center. That was easy! Though, Penn Quarter residents are no strangers to excessive naming of public spaces. For example, we have the two Metro stations: […]
On this blog we’ve discussed many times the lack of grocery stores in PQ, even the mom & pop varieties. Today we look at longtime downtown store that can help supplement your shopping options. Cafe Mozart is at 1331 H ST NW, within the just outside the limits of the DNA. A German deli and […]
The bloggers at PQLiving were recently given a special tour of the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s new Harman Center at 6th & F St NW. While we were there, a tech rehearsal of Tamburlaine was in progress. The following is a picture tour of the evening. First stop was a behind the scenes look at the […]
We took the PQ Living helicopter up on Saturday and found workers busy dismantling the Smithsonian Reynold’s Center crane. This crane was used to construct the courtyard roof. It makes us wonder how soon the sidewalk at the corner of 9th & F St will be open?
This blogger has really been missing the Popeyes take out window that used to be on the corner of 11th & F. Always having been a big fan of fried chicken (better chicken and sides at Popeyes, better biscuits at KFC), when I first moved to DC I used to metro from the Hill to Metro […]
We’re interested in finding out where people like to go walking. Maybe you like taking an evening walk, walking the dog or taking baby out in the stroller. Let us know where you like to go! The last poll asked about how long voters were Penn Quarter residents. Two to three years was the winner with about […]