Archive for March, 2008
Ed. Note: Residing north of Massachusetts Avenue, we wish to introduce MVT Resident as a joint writer of this post. What’s good for selling Globetrotters tickets isn’t necessarily a good thing for selling real estate. We’ve seen the vinyl ad trick around the Penn Quarter before and we guess that with a not so hot […]
One of those pretty pink alcohol notices caught our eye next door to Bruegger’s Bagel Shop. The listing reads that the company applying is 505 9th W LLC, but it’s operating under the trade name of Zola Wine. The nature of operation is listed as “Wine store, transfer from safekeeping to a new location.” 505 […]
CondeNast Traveler lists seven “new” wonders of the world and our very own Kogod Courtyard at the American Art Museum hits the list. Who keeps Kogod company? The New Museum (of Contemporary Art) in New York and the Burj Dubai in the United Arab Emirates to name a few. New Seven Wonders of the World […]
On April 1, the Pennsylvania Quarter Neighborhood Association breakfast meeting will be held at the Newseum on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, just east of 6th Street. You will have a sneak preview of the almost-finished museum with its 14 galleries, 15 theaters, and 4-D film. A continental breakfast will be available in the food court beginning […]
We got an inside look at the new Bruegger’s Bagel Shop going in at 505 E 9th ST. One of the construction workers (foreman?) told us the shop was set to open on Friday, April 4th. We want to believe him, if he was pulling our leg wouldn’t he have said April 1st?
Stan Kasten, president of the Washington Nationals baseball team, was seen last Wednesday riding the Metro. He was promoting mass transit as a way to get to the baseball game for this upcoming season. What’s interesting is that the trek started at the Gallery Place station and went to the Navy Yard station. Kasten could […]
Anyone walking by the old convention center parking lot (now called ‘Center City Parking‘) will have seen semi trucks like this one that makes “Ridiculously Wide Turns” forming DC’s own temporary Hollywood home base. Walking to Brasserie Beck for dinner this weekend, pqresident spotted a mobile gym (much like The Muscle Truck) and multiple RVs […]