Archive for November, 2011
I’ve often walked by these fixtures on the sidewalk and wondered what they were. It turns out these are the old fire and police emergency call boxes. Based on some web research, they were first installed in DC in the late 1800s and were used up until the 911 system was established in the mid […]
We love dogs. We talk to our dog in public and private, take our dog to any establishment that will allow them (or go out of our way to hit up stores that do allow them), and unashamedly have flowers sent to our significant other from the family dog. Cats, birds, and other animals are […]
Follow PQ Living via Facebook here and Twitter here. Our Flickr tag is pqliving. Here’s what we were reading recently about neighborhood news in DC. Have something to add? Leave it in the comments! Downtown – The National Christmas Tree Lighting takes place this Thursday, December 1. Mark your calendars and remember that traffic is […]
Various financial news outlets are reporting that this year’s Black Friday is seeing more consumer activity than last year. The sidewalks of Penn Quarter’s show some healthy retail activity as well (photo).
Looking to skip all the fuss of cooking a big Thanksgiving feast? If so, perhaps you’d like to check out the special menus being offered at these neighborhood restaurants in honor of turkey day. Gobble, gobble! 701 (701 Pennsylvania Ave., NW) Bibiana (1100 New York Ave., NW) Carmine’s (425 7th St., NW) Charlie Palmer Steak […]
Follow PQ Living via Facebook here and Twitter here. Our Flickr tag is pqliving. Here’s what we were reading recently about neighborhood news in DC. Have something to add? Leave it in the comments! Penn Quarter – A very interesting editorial appears in this Sunday’s Washington Post about the FBI headquarters building echoing what we’ve […]
As we alluded to in our last DC link roundup, Alliance Française has begun to use its annex on the lower-level floor of 421 7th St NW, otherwise known as the American Institute of Architects (AIA) space. The sign reads: Placement Test Tonight, November 17 from 5:00-8:00pm.