Photo: Luke’s Lobster getting ready at 624 E St NW.
Here’s what we were reading recently about neighborhood news in DC. Have neighborhood thoughts? Leave them in the comments!
Penn Quarter – Luke’s Lobster is clawing its way towards opening (photo above). A peek inside reveals a New England theme including lobster patterned seat covers and a wood planked interior. We chatted briefly with one of the guys working on the store and they’re still shooting for a Thursday, May 26 opening. [PQL Intelligence Network]
Penn Quarter– There’s lots of buzz about Graffiato, Mike Isabella’s restaurant in progress at 707 6th Street NW. It’s got over 2,000 Twitter followers and it hasn’t even opened yet. If you’re interested in what he keeps in his fridge at home, check this out. (The interior shots look very much like a PQ condo building we know.) [Brightest Young Things]
Shaw– Some above ground level photos of the demolition going on in Shaw to make way for the Marriott Convention Center Hotel. [Renew Shaw]
Penn Quarter – The Pay What You Can performance of Bootycandy is on May 30 and 31 at 8 pm. The line forms earlier. [Woolly Mammoth Theatre]
Penn Quarter – The history behind the Victor Building on 9th Street NW between G and H described. [Streets of Washington]