Archive for December, 2010
The Passenger (1021 7th St NW) sits on a calm block of 7th Street in the Convention Center’s shadow, three short blocks from the bustling heart of Chinatown. The lounge’s frontage is simple and nondescript, its name written in small script on the two front windows. The exterior exudes low-key cool and can be easily […]
We like to think of downtown DC and the Penn Quarter as a sophisticated urban village. Want to view snazzy full motion video screens, tempt traffic in a Barnes Dance crosswalk, and quaff a 1998 Château Pétrus? We got ‘em. Like downing oysters, eating a sushi chaser, watching a 3D first run movie, and wrapping […]
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 – Madame Tussauds will be completing its collection of wax Presidents to include all forty-four leaders. Tourists will be digging that! [Madame […]
Neighborhood stores and businesses decorated and we noticed. While we wait for the snow to arrive, enjoy these images of windows from around the neighborhood! (P.S. The accumulation totals have been lowered to 1 to 3 inches for DC proper.) Festive hat at Merzi (415 7th St NW)
We want to wish all of our neighbors a happy holiday and new year! Snow is in the forecast for tomorrow and it should supply a nice backdrop for some beautiful photos of Penn Quarter. Look for some eye candy posts over the next few days. Also, as a reminder, our Flickr tag is pqliving.
Do you ever look at something and wonder “has that been there all along?” That’s the position we find ourselves in this morning. While out walking the dog we noticed bike racks in the street on D & 8th St NW. These racks are popping up all over PQ, but so far always (as far […]
We dropped by the newly opened ZPizza at 806 H Street NW (next to Five Guys), chatted with the owner, and sampled the pizza. Our verdict? It’s a nice addition to the neighborhood and a second option for finding a slice without having to order a whole pizza. ZPizza renders the tasty dinner pie in […]