Back in Feb. we learned that a new Greek restaurant, GRK Fresh Greek, from NYC was coming to 19th and L St, NW next to the recently opened Noodles and Co. They’ve now posted coming soon signage and a liquor license placard says:
“New restaurant serving Greek cuisine with a sidewalk café seating 36 patrons. No entertainment. Total occupancy load is 150.”
Hours are listed as Sunday through Thursday 7am-2am, Friday and Saturday 7am-3am.
Located between Noodles and Co and Science Club on 19th
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“The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 13 year-old Derren Richardson who was last seen in the 300 block of Webster Street, NW, on Monday, April 21, 2014.
Derren is described as a black male with a medium complexion, 5’0” tall, weighing approximately 110 pounds, black hair, and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a long sleeve blue and white checkered shirt, a green army camouflage jacket, blue jeans, and black tennis shoes.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Derren Richardson is asked to call the Metropolitan Police Department at 202-727-9099, Youth Investigations Division at 202-576-6768, or 911.”
“Spring is making its way in and what better way to celebrate than with a day of fun, food, and music outside . . . on a parking lot! Come join us on The Lot @ Union Kitchen, this Saturday, 4/26. We have Happy Hour specials starting at 3 p.m. and music starting around 7 p.m. Union Kitchen members will be vending food, we’ll have games and chicanery and it should be a blast.
What: Music, food, drink, and games
Where: The Lot, located at 1100 3rd Street NE.
When: This Saturday, 4/26 3 p.m. – 10 p.m.
It took ‘em a little longer than anticipated but Rosies and Rockers Boutique is now open in the former Boundless Yoga space on the second floor above the dry cleaners at 13th and U St, NW. Their website says:
“Women’s, Men’s and Accessories.
2001 13th St. NW
Brand new and exciting edgy clothing with a little bit of something for both men and women everywhere.
Get excited for brands like Sourpuss, Kill City, Kreepsville 666, Steady, Tripp NYC and amazing Straight to Hell leather jackets! Our fashions update frequently, so stop by and take a look.”
For those curious about the huge construction on 14th just south of Rhode Island next to Ghana Cafe – from Donohoe Construction:
1328 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC
New construction of 6 story mixed use building with 51 luxury apartments and ground floor retail, with one level of below grade garage on the 1300 block of 14th Street Northwest. Net of 4,135 square feet of retail space on ground level and a net 30,803 square feet of residential space from the 2nd to 6th floor.”
“The Bike Rack is offering free hot coffee for bicycle commuters Wednesday morning, April 23rd from 7:30 am until approximately 9:30 am. We will be at the corner of 14th and Q, NW handing out free cups of Peregrine coffee as you make your way into work or wherever you are headed. Look for our banner, stop by and have a cup of joe on us!”