Photo: The Hamilton at 14th and F St NW is moving along! Opening will be in December or sooner.
Here’s what we were reading recently about neighborhood news in DC. Have something to add? Leave it in the comments!
Penn Quarter – More details show up in the press about Meatballs (626 E St NW). We haven’t seen so much fuss made over what will amount to being a fast food, albeit non-chain, restaurant. [Washingtonian] & [Eater]
Mount Vernon Triangle – The Chipotle on 5th St is now open. Now you can get a burrito and hit the Safeway in one fell swoop. [The Triangle]
Chinatown – More becomes apparent about the proposed Verizon Center sign legislation with an ANC meeting this Wednesday and a DC Council hearing on November 17. Aren’t there enough signs in the area already? [November 2 ANC2C meeting agenda] & [Washington Business Journal - Proposed Sign Legislation [PDF]]
Georgetown – Is Georgetown University getting too big for its neighborhood britches? [WaPo - OpEd]
Shaw – Formerly JPI East, developer of the Clara Barton, the Lafayette and the Jefferson at Logan Circle, the Jefferson Apartment Group buys Kelsey Gardens on 7th Street NW for redevelopment. [Renew Shaw]
Penn Quarter – WaPo’s Date Lab daters go to Rosa Mexicano. We don’t know if they tried the guacamole. [WaPo Date Lab]
Downtown – Roti Mediterranean Grill at 1311 F St NW, formerly the Organic To Go, opens tomorrow. [Roti website (bottom of Locations page)]
Chinatown – The UFC Versus event in early October at the Verizon Center sets attendance and gate records. [MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) Junkie]
All Over DC – 159 Minor Things D.C. Officers Can Arrest You For…the title says it all. Be careful where you do your auctioneering. [WaPo]