Archive for January, 2010
Photo Credit: M. V. Jantzen Follow PQ Living via Facebook here and Twitter here. Our Flickr tag is pqliving. Here’s what we were reading last week about neighborhood news in DC. Mount Vernon Triangle – An explanation and discussion of vault space rentals. This is not the kind of vault you’d find in a bank…if you own [...]
Ever wonder what used to reside on the land now occupied by the Newseum? The National Hotel, of course. A blogger in our neighborhood tracked down some wayback images of 6th & Pennsylvania Ave NW via the Historical Society of Washington, DC’s research website. Check out the full post!
Yesterday we caught workers putting up signs for Pret A Manger, the London based salad & sandwich shop, at 1155 F St NW (corner of 11th & F). The first of these stores opened in DC in January of 2009, and just a year later it looks like PQ is about to get one too. [...]
One of our most commented on running story lines of 2008 was the now closed Platinum nightclub at 915 F St NW and the adverse impact the club had on downtown life. Although that building has hosted a nightclub since the late 1980s, most recently as Platinum and then as Club Bounce, many weekends in 2008 [...]
Here’s what we were reading last week about neighborhood news in DC. Follow PQ Living via Facebook here and Twitter here. Mount Vernon Triangle – The cranes (the construction apparatus…not the bird) are returning to restart the Yale Steal Laundry residential project. How did they get financing in this crummy real estate environment? It wasn’t Wall Street, [...]
One of the many luxuries that we PQ dwellers enjoy is to dine at a nice restaurant so close to home on a whim. Any day of the week we could figuratively (or literally) stumble into one of several neighborhood fine dining establishments for appetizers, drinks or just desserts. However, February 14 will not be [...]