Thanks to a reader for sending:
“Several of these signs went up outside the Woodies Building at 10th and G Street, NW describing the 2011 “colorization” of the facade.”
Closeup of sign after the jump. (more…)
1921 18th St, NW via google maps
Thanks to Barred in DC for passing on from the Washington Business Journal (RIP Permit Blog, congrats on the promotion!):
“1921 18th St. NW: Alterations for a new restaurant tenant, Cava Mezze Grill, in 2,380 square feet on the first floor. The restaurant will seat 74.”
You can see Cava Grill’s menu here. Updates as construction progresses.
A reader reports:
“Looks like about 8 months was all that this place could muster. Happy hour was okay but I never saw anyone eating dinner or lunch there. Oh well…I’ll be interested to see what’s next.”
777 9th Street, NW
Photo by PoPville flickr user LaTur
You can talk about whatever is on your mind – quality of life issues, a beautiful tree you spotted, scuttlebutt, or any random questions/thoughts you may have. But please no personal attacks and no need to correct people’s grammar. This is a place to vent and/or celebrate things about daily life in DC.
1 Dupont Circle, NW
That’s alotta burgers – the placard for Wahlburgers coming to the former Ping Pong Dim space says:
“New “C” Restaurant with 183 seats and a Total Occupancy Load of 424. Applicant has also requested a Sidewalk Café with 74 seats.”
Also about Ping Pong Dim Sum, reports of their closure in Chinatown are false – door were open on Saturday:
You can see their menu here.
900 7th Street, NW
Photo by PoPville flickr user hellomarkers!
Been a minute since we had one! Your captions in the comments and winners (free PoP t-shirts) picked Friday. If you find a caption particularly funny be sure to let me know in the comments so I can select a reader pick too.
“At the Together Festival — a benefit for the charity Awamu — in Wiltshire, England.
“I grew these vegetables in Brightwood Park. This was my first year having a vegetable garden and I am pleasantly surprised with the harvest. I planted cantaloupe seeds from a cantaloupe I got at Yes! Organic and it is growing – can’t wait to have some late summer cantaloupe!”
Ed. Note: When your gardens start to get full of tomatoes, cucumbers, whatever you’re growing – send an email to [email protected] with Garden Haul in the title and please include the neighborhood where you grew it. Labor Day is the cut off to send yours in!