Archive for December, 2008
** UPDATED INFORMATION: See This Post For Important Corrections & Updates ** As the year winds down, we wanted to take a moment to remember a friend of ours who passed away late in 2008. We discovered Christmas morning in the latest edition of Street Sense that our friend and former Street Sense vendor, Orin Andrus, […]
.. the security zone, that is. According to this recent WaPo graphic, the Penn Quarter is totally contained within the Homeland Security secure zone for the 2009 inauguration. We’re not entirely sure what this means, but we know that no cars or buses will be allowed to park in the ‘hood. Unfortunitly for our neighbors […]
We learned about two closures in our neighborhood… Zenith Gallery The Zenith Gallery (413 7th Street NW) will be closing its current location at the end of February 2009 after a 22 year run. What is clear from the press release is that Margery Goldberg, the founder and proprietor of Zenith, will stay engaged in […]
Inauguration ‘Superstore’ opens at 421 7th Street, NW Need a stylish Obama tee shirt for the inauguration? Still wistful for a McCain/Palin deck of playing cards? Superstore may be a strong word as we usually give South of the Border or Walmart that distinction but the seasonal retail shop that opened at 421 7th Street […]
Last week we noticed that someone had begun to remove debris from the interior of the former Waffle Shop (522 10th ST NW). A few days later the windows were covered with Davis Construction paper and the door was boarded up with plywood. Davis Construction paper also covers the windows of the new entrance to Ford’s Theatre […]
Although it was a few weeks ago, a PQ Living reader sent in these rather artistic images of an evening holiday run downtown on F Street NW. Check after the break to see the full set.
We mentioned in October of 2007 that the Buddha restaurant chain was on the hunt in the PQ for a spot to land in Washington. They didn’t land in the PQ proper but they will land in the Mount Vernon Triangle with the announcement that a Buddha Bar will be taking that humongo and currently empty bay […]