One business and one non-profit are leaving the neighborhood. Barnes & Noble, the big box bookseller at the corner of 12th and E St NW, along with the Goethe-Institut, the German language and cultural institute on 7th St between H and I St NW, have announced that they could not negotiate deals to stay in their […]
The Church of the Epiphany (G St between 13th and 14th St) announced their Noontime concert schedule for October as below (h/t: Penn Quarter Neighborhood Association). There is no charge to attend although a $10 free will donation is invited for the sole benefit of that day’s performers: October 6 Washington Bach Consort J. Reilly Lewis, […]
Beef ‘n Bread (750 6th St NW) is now open at the corner of 6th and H St NW offering fresh meat oriented sandwiches (read: roast beef, corned beef, and turkey) in Chinatown/Penn Quarter. The management behind Wiseguys Pizza (corner of 4th and H St NW) are behind this venture. Before Beef ‘n Bread, this […]
One of our favorite library events takes place every fall, UNCENSORED: Banned Books Week, at the DC Public Library. It started in 1982 in response to challenges to books appearing in schools, bookstores and libraries. Banned Books Week is the national book community’s annual celebration of the freedom to read. The exhibition UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long […]
The Penn Quarter Neighborhood Association let us know about the final updates for street closures due to the Pope’s visit. They can be found here…tweet your pics to @pqliving!
The Pope is visiting Washington, DC as a part of his tour of the United States. He will mostly be west of downtown DC and Penn Quarter except for a visit to the U.S. Congress, St. Patrick’s Catholic Church (619 10th St NW), and to Catholic Charities (924 G St NW) on Thursday, September 24. A […]
For the September month the ANC 2C (Advisory Neighborhood Commission) will meet tomorrow night in the MLK Library (9th and G St NW) at 6:30 pm (Lower level – Room A-3). On to the full agenda as delivered to us by the Penn Quarter Neighborhood Association: Agenda Call to Order Quorum Approval of Agenda Approval of July Meeting Minutes Treasurer’s […]