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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Penn Quarter – The former YWCA building that is slated for demo and redevelopment changes hands to a new real estate partnership. [Washington Business Journal]
Mount Vernon Triangle – The Mount Vernon Triangle is highlighted as an example of DC’s urban planning towards 20-somethings. What happens when they become 30 and 40 somethings? This op-ed piece provides one hypothesis. [WaPo]
Penn Quarter – Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House is announced as being in the final stages of lease negotiation for 17,000 square feet of space at CityCenter. We know that the deal isn’t done until the deal is done but we do know that Del Frisco’s will be present at 1201 Pennsylvania Ave NW as they announced the opening date of July 14 in the old Les Halles space opposite the Old Post Office. The Penn Ave location is also hiring. [WaPo] & [Del Frisco’s website]
Penn Quarter – How do you give your restaurant a boost? This is a fun story about a ritual that happens at PS7 (777 Eye St NW). [Washington City Paper]
Mount Vernon Triangle – The New York Avenue Beach Bar opened last Friday in time for the Memorial Day weekend. We went opening night and were pleasantly surprised despite a few kinks that need to be worked out. Here’s a review. [The Triangle]