Archive for July, 2010
“This is the worst dude to dude news there is,” said the urologist as he cupped my left testicle, “I’m 95 percent certain that’s cancer.” Exactly one week after hearing those words, that same doctor removed my cancer, and my left testicle with it. It may not sound like it, but I was lucky. [...]
Just as a quick follow-up to our post from last week, we were walking by the old Webster School (10th & H St NW) and found the doors propped open behind the fencing. Here are a couple of pics we took. Aside from the bubbling paint, the structure actually looks to be in decent shape.
The pedestrian and auto traffic in downtown DC, especially on 7th Street NW, is irresistible to marketers. It’s advertising crack candy. There are condos, businesses, office buildings, metro stops, bus stops, museums, restaurants, and hotels all lining our area’s Main Street and there is no end of workers, residents, students and tourists plying the sidewalks. [...]
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. Have neighborhood thoughts? Leave them in the comments! All Over DC – Names for the mayoral candidates are in. [The Other 35 Percent] Mount Vernon Triangle – 5th and K will get [...]
Many may remember the Georgetown Metro stop that was featured in the 1987 film No Way Out. Kevin Costner’s character eluded some nasty folks by hiding out in the Georgetown metro stop – that doesn’t actually exist. Well, it seems that Penn Quarter is about to go down in similar truth-bending movie history. According to [...]
Several readers have written to us this month about the sudden closure of Manhattan Deli (801 Pennsylvania Ave), wondering if we had any additional information. The short answer is no, we don’t know what happened. We didn’t eat at Manhattan Deli often, but every once in a while on a Friday night we’d get a [...]