Here’s what we were reading recently about neighborhood news in DC. Have something to add? Leave it in the comments!
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Downtown - The Federalist, the restauarant in the Madison Hotel, and DC’s Central Kitchen, a non-profit that helps those in need of food, get write ups. [Capitol File - Federalist] & [Capitol File - DCCK]
Mount Vernon Triangle - A few tweets with photos showing what the New York Avenue Beach Bar (645 NY Ave NW) will look like. [Twitter - NYAve Beach Bar - Photo 1] & [Twitter - NYAve Beach Bar - Photo 2]
Downtown – The Gales School, that building at 65 Massachusetts Ave NW held up by girder supports, will be taken over and renovated by the Central Union Mission as a homeless shelter. We first mentioned this move on PQL in 2008 and the groundbreaking just took place. [Prince of Petworth]
Penn Quarter - The under construction Protein Bar at 7th and D St NW catches the attention of the Washington Post. [WaPo]
Penn Quarter - Know what ramps are? No, not the ones used by skateboarders. These are edible and you can find them at the Thursday Penn Quarter farmer’s market on 8th St NW. A ditty on how to cook them is off this link in a new column in the City Paper. [Washington City Paper - Market Research]