Archive for October, 2010
Thanks to Cheryl for the tip that a new restaurant, named 901, will be opening up next April at 901 9th St NW. The restaurant will feature small plates and an upscale atmosphere. The establishment is owned and operated by Von Storch, who also owns the VIDA Fitness line of gyms in the DC area.
Walking our dogs along 11th Street NW (between Penn Ave & E St) yesterday we noticed that La Prima was closed and workers were removing all furniture and fixtures. Attached to one of the windows was the above note, stating that the retail locations were closing (after 24 years!) but that catering would continue. We had […]
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! Downtown – CityCenterDC construction on the old convention center lot should break ground in April 2011. At last. [WaPo] & [WaBizJo] Mount Vernon Triangle […]
PQL reader, Mark, sent us this neat photo of the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Modern Head sculpture with a full moon visible in the eye of the sculpture. Thanks Mark! For more information about the Modern Head sculpture, see our article here.
Thanks to all of the readers who sent in this link to the Washington Business Journal announcing Anthropologie’s signing of a lease in the Penn Quarter, Washington DC! The store will be located at 950 F St NW. We sent out a tweet yesterday, but in case anyone wanted to comment on the story, here […]
This past Sunday we visited Cuba Libre (9th & H Streets, NW) to checkout the new spot in our neighborhood. The bright and airy restaurant has really high cathedral ceilings that make it feel bigger than it is. Nonetheless Cuba Libre is a decent sized restaurant with a large bar, and it certainly doesn’t feel […]
Penn Quarter – A review of Carmine’s restaurant at 425 7th St NW. [Greg's List] All Over DC – Does a rear facing tattoo make a Metro bus trashy? [TBD] Mount Vernon Triangle – A cool CNN video on the active “farm” near Walker Jones Elementary school. [The Triangle] Mount Vernon Square – An ANC […]