Archive for August, 2009
Downtown – The Downtown Neighborhood Association (DNA) weighs in on noise from establishments open at night. [DC DNA] Penn Quarter – A review from Capital Spice of one of our favorite spots, Wolfgang Puck’s The Source. [Capital Spice] All Over DC – It’s the 40th anniversary of the Woodstock Festival. How do you celebrate in […]
The liberal Thomas Paine wrote Common Sense (published in 1776) and sharpened the feelings of many colonists challenging the British government’s lock on the burgeoning colonies, the about-to-be United States of America. The Wall Street Journal summarizes the independent minded Paine and the accompanying exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery (8th and F Streets NW) […]
“Doesn’t it smell great,” he said. “That’s awesome!” she said. Just a wayward couple in the Poste Brasserie courtyard on a sunny Saturday? Perhaps. But they weren’t oohing and aahing the 1839 architecture of DC’s first General Post Office, now a Hotel Monaco (700 F St NW). Sure, the Poste Brasserie courtyard is now the […]
We love the Thursday Farmer’s Market on 8th Street; we look forward to it every week. Sure it’s a tight space with a lot less vendors than the one in Dupont, but it’s our market and it covers the basics well. In our years of going to this market the vendor who is by far the […]
PQ Living reader Francis sent in this photo showing the aftermath of the middle billboard screen fire that took place last Saturday at Gallery Place at the corner of 7th and H Streets NW. We checked this morning and the other two billboard screens are operating but this middle one is still very much out […]
Nats Park/Capitol Waterfront – A neighborhood convenience store, Cornercopia, opens. Is it better to have lots of good corner stores or one big one like a Safeway? [JD Land: Ballpark and Beyond] Bloomingdale – After a run to the Big Bear Cafe, we recently discovered the Farmer’s Market right in front. Luscious fresh veggies for all. [Life […]
It sure is hot in the city today. Last month, when the heat really started kicking in, this guy was just trying to rest and cool off a little in the Dunkin’ Donuts nook on 7th Street NW. Striking, we thought.