Archive for September, 2009
Walking down 10th Street yesterday we noticed a new retail store between the Peterson House (the house where Lincoln died) and the Lincoln House Restaurant (the new Waffle Shop). We’re saying new retail, but really the location had always been a souvenir shop; only now there is a sign on the door which reads “Ford’s [...]
Here’s what we were reading last week about neighborhood news in DC. Follow PQ Living via Facebook here and Twitter here. Columbia Heights - An amusing take on how a Columbia Heights CVS markets Snuggies in-store. [New Columbia Heights] Anacostia - The new Anacostia Public Library is making construction progress. [And Now, Anacostia] Ward 1 - Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham [...]
Wonder what is in that building on Eye Street next to the empty lot at 5th Street with Gold Leaf Studio painted above one of the garage entrances? We’ve heard about Durkl, the streetwear clothing company located inside Gold Leaf (as we’ll call it) that makes fashion forward tops, bottoms, tees, hats and shades. Gold Leaf [...]
The Chinatown Gateway Arch on H Street at 7th Street NW was recently restored and unveiled. PQ Living reader Si captured this action shot on a Friday night and sent it in noting the rope light trim on the upper roofs. How does the Arch look now?
The Washington Examiner ran a story today by Michael Neibauer noting that disabled persons may now ride their segways on city sidewalks inside the Central Business District. We agree with the DC Counsel on that and we’re glad they made the change. What was striking to us about this article was the fact that segways [...]
In this period of commercial construction financing interrupted, the opening of a brand new residential apartment building in our neighborhood is a welcome sight. In this case, we’re talking about the Ashton Judiciary Square apartment building at 750 3rd Street, NW which is now open for leasing and has its initial batch of tenants moved [...]