637 Pennsylvania Ave, SE courtesy Off Road

Ed. Note: Off Road opened their U Street location back in 2012.

From a press release:

“Off Road DC, a premiere Washington, D.C. fitness studio, is excited to announce that it will open a second studio at 637 Pennsylvania Ave SE.

Off Road’s second location will offer all three of its popular programs: BIKE, BOX, and BUILD in a 2000+ square foot space with 2 dedicated studios in the vibrant Capitol Hill neighborhood.

“As long time DC residents, we have always seen Capitol Hill as a quintessential DC neighborhood with the all of the flavor and character of this great city,” said Tammar Berger, co-owner of Off Road. “We are thrilled to be bringing our unique programming into an area that is as vibrant and exciting as Capitol Hill.“ (more…)

1529 14th Street, NW

Thanks to a reader for sending an update on the old Timothy Paul space on 14th in Logan Circle:

“Looks like it’s being converted into a crossfit or high intensity interval training gym”


Ed. Note: For a hot second we thought the Madewell was going to go here but later found out the old Universal Gear space was much more likely for them.

11th and Rhode Island Ave, NW

Now if you do like Shake Shack… A reader reports:

“Looks like there’s a fancy looking gym coming to the Holm apartment building at 11th and Rhode Island.”

Cut Seven’s website says:

“Cut Seven is a sports conditioning experience driven by the motivation and camaraderie of a team. We focus on a different muscle group each day of the week, ensuring the variety necessary to deliver full-body results.”


Ed. Note: Helluva transformation at 11th and Rhode Island – remember the old Diamond Cab set up:


Construction at old Trohv space at Maple and Carroll Street, NW earlier this year

Ed. Note: One reader writes, “I think this is one of the spaces in the old Trohv building.” Another notes they’ll be near the new Starbucks.

From a press release (thanks to all who emailed):

CYCLED!, a boutique, indoor cycling studio, will be opening its second location at 6960-C Maple St, NW in the Takoma neighborhood of Washington, DC in late 2016.

The new studio will include 20 state-of-the art Keiser M3i Bikes with Bluetooth technology. Riders can view their personal performance statistics on their bike display monitors during class and the studio will also provide each rider with longitudinal performance data to help them meet and maintain their fitness, health, and athletic goals. (more…)

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12th and U Street, NW

A reader reports earlier this week:

“I think Buddha B Yoga on 12th and U Street closed. They no longer have a working phone and all their classes online are missing.”

On their facebook they wrote that Sunday was their last day:

“Thank you to all of the YOGIS and Buddha B TEACHERS who have practiced love and compassion — Last day of classes at Buddha B Yoga tomorrow 8/21/2016 OM SHANTI”

Flywheel CCDC

From a press release:

“Tuesday, June 28, indoor cycling brand Flywheel Sports open[ed] it’s second D.C. studio in CityCenterDC. The facility, located within the vibrant retail and residential district, features stadium-style indoor cycling as well as FlyBarre, a complementary total-body sculpting class. With a staggering 73 bikes and 22 mats, the CCDC studio marks Flywheel’s largest D.C. location, while boasting more than 36 nationwide facilities. Individual Flywheel and FlyBarre classes start at $28, which includes indoor cycling shoe rental. (more…)

Photo: @natasha.lamalle

From an email:

Bluebird Sky Yoga will be opening at 3101 12th Street, NE (former SCRAP space -across from Brookland’s Finest) this fall.”

From Blue Bird’s facebook:

“After months (well, years really) of planning, I am so excited to announce I will be leaving my job after 5 years and opening a yoga studio in Brookland (DC)! It’s a scary jump, but every time I pull up to the studio, I cannot contain my excitement. Located in a former craft store, the studio will maintain the creative vibe that is intrinsic to the neighborhood and my Artful Saturday events. Across the last decade, the yoga practice has been transformative in my life: keeping me grounded and calm, encouraging me to push my edge, connecting me with an incredible global community, teaching me patience and gratitude, and more. I hope to share my passion for many lineages of yoga and their individual benefits with this DC community. Please follow along as we transform a vibrant building into a vibrant community space. and @bluebirdskyyoga”