Photo: Fourth & G Streets, NW.; courtesy Wally J. Mlyniec. The Jewish Historical Society (701 3rd St NW) let us know about a lunchtime lecture about the east end neighborhood of DC this Wednesday, September 2. Folks can register here…on to the details: The Old East End: Civil War to the Modern Revival Wednesday, September 2, […]
Opened this spring in the former Living Social space, Prequel (918 F St NW) is now in full swing hosting four ongoing restaurant/food concepts and multiple pop-ups. On any given week there is a different program of food to choose from. We’ve visited Prequel a handful of times for both food and drink and enjoyed […]
Chica Chilcano (418 7th St NW) opened in the long forlorn Olsson’s Bookstore space earlier this year and has become another Jose Andres hit. (We sometimes think that our neighborhood should be called Joselandia but we digress.) The restaurant has now hit full operational service with the addition of Saturday and Sunday brunch service as […]
Drybar is coming to Penn Quarter at 1006 E St NW. Yes, it’s true…you will be able to get a blow out in our own neighborhood without trekking over to Georgetown or Dupont. It’s opening this summer according to the signage in the former Independence Savings Bank location between 10th and 11th St NW.
Easily accessed from Penn Quarter, the National Gallery of Art (Constitution Ave NW between 3rd and 7th Streets) continues its Summer Lecture series as below: Justina Yee on Impressionists and the Paris Commune: Lions or Chickens? August 19, 1:00pm & August 23, 2:00pm Eric Denker on Drawing in Normandy and Picardy: Ernest Roth and Andre Smith […]
We recently discovered a fun source of information that chronicles DC both present and past called DC Wiz. One page features the Fifth Column (915 F St NW) and has quite a few images and promotional flyers from the club during its heyday in the 1980s and 1990s. A Facebook group also follows the old […]
We hadn’t heard from Madame Tussauds (1001 F St NW) in a while but they did check in recently to let us know that Albert Einstein showed up yesterday at the iconic wax museum. The museum is one of the longer running businesses in Penn Quarter since the wave of redevelopment took over downtown as it’s […]