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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Mount Vernon Triangle – A number of good updates about our neighbors to the north including a new wine store on I (Eye) St NW and notes from the meeting about homeless camping out at 2nd and Massachusetts Ave NW. [The Triangle – Eye Street Cellars] & [The Triangle – Cloakroom] & [The Triangle – Recap of Public Meeting for 2nd & Mass Park]
Chinatown – Yo! Sushi that was supposed to open at 675 H St NW next to the Panera and near the Walgreens at the 7th St NW intersection will not be opening after all. No sushi for you. (No Wagamama for you either.) [DC Eater]
Downtown – Dunkin’ Donuts and Jimmy John’s sandwich shop are close to opening on G St NW between 12th and 13th. [Downtown BID]
Chinatown – Protesters descended on Wal-Mart’s DC headquarters at 8th and G St NW to protest perceived unfair treatment of Wal-Mart employees. Wal-Mart and the city are wrangling over a living wage bill that was passed by the City Council but could still be vetoed by the Mayor. [DCist] & [The Nation – Veto Decision Looms]
Penn Quarter/Downtown – A number of restaurants are extending Restaurant Week until September 1 including those in our neighborhood. Here’s the latest list. [Restaurant Association of Metro Washington]