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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Photo right: Bistro d’Oc sporting a blade sign on 10th St NW
Penn Quarter - The building at 6th and F St NW almost became a micro-residential building with living units under 300 square feet. Could you live in under 300 square feet? Would you need a larger space elsewhere to make it work? [Urban Turf DC]
Penn Quarter - The Downtown Holiday Market, a now annual tradition, returns on November 30. The market will run on F St NW between 7th and 9th Streets from Noon to 8 pm from opening through December 23. [Downtown Holiday Market website] & [Downtown Holiday Market Twitter]
Penn Quarter - We mentioned this on Friday but it bears repeating. Art All Night is coming this upcoming Saturday night with a number of venues displaying art or artistic performances open until 3 am. See you there! [Art All Night DC]
Bladensburg Road NE - For those who have been around DC long enough, they remember Bardo Rodeo on Wilson Blvd in Arlington. We spent many a happy hour after work there. Along with the Capitol City Brewing Company whose first location is at 12th and NY Ave NW, Bardo was one of the area’s first very successful brewpubs in the mid-1990s. It may be coming back to Bladensburg Road after a long absence. [WaPo]
Penn Quarter - The monthly Penn Quarter Neighborhood Association meeting is this Wednesday, October 17 at the E Street Cinema. The lineup of speakers includes DC Council, Board of Education, and ANC Invited Candidates pertinent to ANC2C and Ward 2, the Penn Quarter’s electoral district within the DC city government. Continental breakfast begins at 8:30 am, announcements at 8:55 am, and the program at 9:10am.
Please RSVP via email by 5:00pm Monday, October 15 to joann [at] PennQuarter.org and include the first and last names and affiliations of all people attending. [Penn Quarter Neighborhood Association]
Downtown – A wrap up of a few fun moments from the Capital Food Fight that raised $600K for the DC Central Kitchen. [Washington City Paper]