vegas lounge blue
1415 P Street, NW

Thanks to a reader for sending the color conversion at New Vegas Lounge.

Are you team red or blue?


For those not familiar with New Vegas Lounge:

“Well into its thirty-fifth year of operation, the New Vegas Lounge is a Washington, DC institution preceded by its reputation for great music. The Out of Town Blues Band is comprised of lead vocalists Jimmy Johnson and the venerable Dr. Blues as well as a 7-piece rhythm and blues band that includes a saxophonist, trumpeter, keyboardist, percussionist, and a bass & lead guitarist. It is comprised of an eclectic group of professional road musicians who have worked in the past with the likes of the late great Wilson Pickett, Gene Chandler, The Delfonics, Solomon Burke, Heat Wave, and Johnny Taylor, just to name a few.

As the flagship band for Dr. Blues Productions, The Out of Town Blues Band has worked with a number of national acts including having served as the back up band for The Delfonics, the late Wilson Pickett, and Stephen Stills (of Crosby, Stills & Nash).

They have also had the honor of having been chosen to play at three inaugural balls including one for President George W. Bush as well as former President William J. Clinton. They have also performed at over 500 weddings including a recent wedding for a White House staffer.”

14th and S
14th and S Street, NW

A reader reported just after midnight:

“Shots outside of the garden district.”

another says:

“heard 7 to 8 shots around 12:15 am”

From MPD:

“shortly after midnight, units were called to the 1300 block of S Street for the calls for sounds of gunshots. At this time, no one appears to have been injured but several adult males were observed running out of the block right after the sounds came out. Anyone with information relation to this or any other crime are encouraged to call 202 727-9099 or email me directly at [email protected]


“Here are some of the deals going on this weekend!!! We can’t wait to have you join us!

Retail stores and restaurants along 14th Street NW and U Street NW will have on will have deals, discounts, and fun all weekend! There will also be other entertainment on Saturday, such as a photobooth, balloon twisting, face painting, and more!

Stop by Miss Pixie’s Friday, August 5th from 6-8:30pm for our first ever Kickoff Party! Refreshments will be provided by MidCity businesses! Enjoy live music by “Laissez Foure” starting at 6:30!!

Dog Days Deals (will be updated as more information becomes available): (more…)


Suzanne Des Marais is an associate broker with Bediz Group, LLC at Keller Williams Capital Properties . Unless specifically noted, neither she nor the company that she is affiliated with represented any of the parties or were directly involved in the transaction reported below. Unless otherwise noted, the source of information is Metropolitan Regional Information Systems (MRIS), which is the local multiple listing system and/or Real Estate Business Intelligence (RBI). Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Featured Property: 1245 13th St NW #915
Legal Subdivision: Old City #2
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Old City #2
Bedrooms: 1 Baths: 1 Parking: Street/On-site parking for rent Ownership: Condo
Monthly Condo Fee: $513.03 Square Footage per Listing: 632
Original List Price: $369,000.
List Price at Contract: $369,000.
List Date: 06/12/2016
Days on Market: 11
Settled Sales Price: $371,500.
Seller Subsidy: $0.
Settled Price per Square Foot: $588.
Settlement Date: 07/29/2016
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post can be seen
: here.

The listing can be seen here: here.

Built in post-lead paint era* 1981 as “luxury rentals” prior to the Renaissance of Logan Circle, the Logan Park occupies a prime downtown spot on the South East corner of the intersection 13th and N Streets NW. The building went condo in the early 1990’s, at which point the name changed to “Park Princess”. Her original “Logan Park” name was restored about a decade ago, when condo identity had seriously started to be a thing in DC. (more…)

1414 14th Street, NW just south of P Street

Well this is great news for Logan – a cool subterranean spot is coming to the long vacant space underneath Savon Liquor (once planned to be Faces). And the folks behind it have great subterranean experience! The owners are Daniel Williams, formerly the GM of Iron Horse, along with Ben Sislen, of Shaw Yoga and Big Chief. Sam Buis is the General Manager and comes from 10 years behind the bar and 15 in the industry, most recently bartending at Jackpot and Iron Horse. Stay tuned for updates as they get closer to opening this month.

From the owners:

Kingfisher will be a warm and welcoming space for the 14th street neighborhood, staffed by knowledgeable and engaging industry professionals. We have focused on building a fun and friendly community who will make Kingfisher a low-key space to hang out with friends. We will have popcorn (with a variety of seasonings), free koozies, an awesome curated jukebox, TVs loaded with funky old shows and movies, really cozy spaces, an upcoming trivia night, and more stuff to come.

Along with our regular happy hour (seven days a week!), we will feature can and shot combos that get people a good deal on both. We will also have a reasonably priced and approachable craft cocktail menu. And lest we forget, canned wine.”

Art by Billy Colbert

1210 R Street Northwest

This rental is located at 1210 R Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“Luxury 2BR/2BA condo in sought-after Logan Circle. Floor to ceiling windows drench the open floor plan w/ light, highlighting a gourmet KIT w/ SS appliances & granite breakfast bar. Upstairs MBR boasts walk-in closet & en-suite BA w/dual vanities, & access to the private roof deck. Plantation shutters & crown molding complete this modern offering. Garage parking optional and additional.”


You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/2 bath is going for $3,950/Mo.

Courtesy Le Diplomate

From a press release:

“The details:

Each weekend (Friday evenings included) the Les Glaces de Diplomate glace tricycle will be on the corner of 14th & Q from 4pm on Friday and 10am on both saturday and sunday and running until closing.

Les Glacés de Diplomate is the creation of, Parisian-born Le Diplomate pastry chef Fabrice Bendano, trained in the classic art of French pastry and internationally lauded for his development of pastry programs in Michelin starred kitchens including the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in London and the Michelin-starred Taillevent in Paris before winning the “Pastry Chef of the Year” RAMW RAMMY Award for his work at Alain Ducasse’s Adour.

Courtesy Le Diplomate

Each week, Chef Bendano will present a new menu of flavors in the vintage inspired tricycle cart. Glacés and sorbets are $6 and include two flavors, presented on a dual cone. Flavors will be announced weekly on Le Diplomate’s Facebook page.

This weekend Las Glacés de Diplomate will be featuring: (more…)