Some commenters have been talking about this in the rant/revel and other posts so here’s a proper post for it. As to the North Georgetown/Glover Park name dispute? Why are you doing this to me God? Why?!?!? OK, sorry about that. Let’s officially start the clock for this Trader Joe’s watch.
“The Glover Park Whole Foods, 2323 Wisconsin Ave NW, has been shut down until further notice by the Department of Health. I failed to snap a picture of the red poster notification, but “imminent health hazard(s)” was noted.”
I love mysteries like this – for the past week or so I’ve been getting numerous tweets and emails from Adams Morgan, Woodley Park and now Glover Park asking:
“Wondering if anyone else heard the national anthem this morning. I walked out of my building (in Glover Park, a few buildings north of the Russian Embassy) at 8am, and distinctly heard the Star Spangled Banner. It wasn’t very quiet. Not sure if it was coming from the Russian embassy, but it sounded like it was coming from that direction.”
Has anyone else heard it (if so what neighborhood?) and have you been able to pinpoint the origin?
“The Metropolitan Police Department’s Narcotics and Special Investigation Division Major Case Unit announced four arrests have been made in an Illegal Marijuana Operation, which occurred in the 2300 block of Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest, on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at approximately 3:37 pm.
“Spreading the word about the Fiber Arts Festival, coming to DC for the first time this year! Located at the Glover Park-Burleith Farmers Market which is in the parking lot of Hardy Middle School (1819 35th Street, NW). It is this Saturday from 9am to 1pm, there will be a free petting zoo, 5 local fiber farms, tons of hand knit yarn and wares, plus bountiful local food. Its a great way to celebrate all things local within the community! Yoga District of Glover Park is even hosting free yoga in the garden of the school from 10am to 11am.
“On October 1st, Paella chefs and their teams gathered from across the globe to compete for the title of ‘Best Paella’ in several categories at this year’s Paella Wine & Beer Festival in Los Angeles, California. This year’s overall winner, winning the crown for his Seafood Paella was DC’s own Danny Lledó, chef/sommelier of Slate Wine Bar + Bistro in DC. Lledó is the son of a Chef from Denia in Valencia, an area that claims ownership of the origin of the rice dish.
The Paella wine festival, which was started by Armando Rodiel, a Valencian Chef. In 2017, the festival will incorporate The International Paella contest from Sueca in Valencia adding the Valencian paella competition to the contest in San Diego in May, as well as gaian in Los Angeles in October 2017. The festival is slated to expand in different cities throughout the United States in upcoming years.
In celebration of his culinary victory, Lledó will be offering the winning Paella ($26) the entire month of October at Slate Wine Bar + Bistro in Glover Park. This authentic, and now award-winning, paella is chock full of prawns, mussels, clams and more. (more…)
“Peter Tabibian, founder of the quirky Z-burger chain of restaurants, keeps the rights to use the brand name going forward, per a legal settlement with his former business partners.
In addition, Tabibian will also retain two of the burger chain’s original six restaurants: the first-ever Z-Burger in Tenleytown and the Columbia Heights location. Four others — in Clarendon, Glover Park, Southwest Waterfront and White Marsh — will continue to be owned by his former partners, Mohammad and Ebrahim Esfahani, but they will be rebranded in the next 60 days.”