Archive for September, 2010
The Cuba Libre restaurant sign is up, the interior is finished, and we understand the establishment opens to the public tomorrow, Friday, October 1. We thought we’d give you an evening sign preview and since there are no residential buildings nearby, the neon glow won’t disturb anyone’s sleep. It does have a nice color scheme […]
In the last two days, we were tipped off to two new Penn Quarter restaurant openings. The first restaurant is District of Pi (as reported by stlmag), which will occupy one of the last remaining retail spaces on F St at approximately 914 F St NW, next to the Ventana condominium. The second restaurant announcement […]
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! Penn Quarter – We’ve tried Carmine’s at 425 7th St NW and the portions are humongo. Here’s a review you may want to check […]
We caught these window washers early one morning getting the job done on a Penn Quarter office building. Note the cell phone repeaters on the top of the building, not an uncommon sight these days.
Amorini Panini’s facebook page has a daily countdown until their opening day, and that day will be next Monday (9/27)! The page also mentions that there may be some soft opening dates, but there are only 5 days left until the opening and no soft opening has been announced. We’ll send out a tweet if […]
Reader C. sent in a tip that the old Central Liquors space (917 F ST NW) will become another souvenir shop. We stopped by and sure enough the windows are papered with Joe’s Souvenir Outlet. And of course there is a permit in the window which notes the use of space will be for a […]
We never know what gems Penn Quarter Living readers will unearth every week in our downtown neighborhood. Joy, one of our regular readers, sent in photos of a diorama set up in an office window fronting Pennsylvania Ave NW wanting to know more; we knew this would be a Monday story. To the left of […]