Archive for February, 2008
Washington, DC caught CookingLight’s attention ranking our Nation’s Capital third in a national list for “eating smart” (whatever that means!). Poste (a favorite of this writer), Cafe Atlantico’s Minibar and the Penn Quarter Fresh Farm market all got mentions. Cooking Light Best Cities: Washington, D.C. [CookingLight] Hat tip goes to PQ Living reader Lindsay for [...]
At the corner of Douglas Development’s Atlantic Building (950 F St NW), a retail window recently began displaying a lady’s face. This corner space is the rumored site of the Panera Bread, but we couldn’t find a link between the window image and the restaurant. Do any readers have any suggestions? It is also strange [...]
Looks like the power went out and was restored last night in and around the Verizon Center. This NBC4 story implies that there was some concern it would happen again this morning. Thanks to an anonymous PQ Living reader for pointing this one out.
Pic courtesy of Bicing’s website. The Bike-sharing Blog updates us on DC’s SmartBike program. It basically looks like it’ll be the Zipcar/Flexcar of bicycles. From the Bike-sharing Blog: The goal for launching Washington, D.C.’s bike-sharing program, “DC SmartBike” is in March 2008. This will likely be the first 3rd generation (high-tech) bike-sharing program in North [...]
The site at 750 3rd St NW hosted a Best Western in years past. In 2004 or 2005, ABDO Development bought the Best Western and proceeded to demolish the building. ABDO planned to build a luxury condominium on the postage-stamp sized lot. The new condo was to be named Penn Tower (pic) with an [...]
The Chinatown Revitalization Council (CRC) has invited neighbors to attend tonight’s new year meeting where Mayor Fenty will give a keynote address about the “State of Chinatown.” The CRC is billing itself as a more open and inclusive Chinatown organization when compared to the Chinese Steering Committee and its “inner circle.” In addition, our public [...]