“Because all gave some, and some gave all. Celebrate the special connection that General Logan has to Memorial Day in Logan Circle – Monday, May 30, 1:00pm
Memorial Day is a day of thanks for the valor of others, a day to remember the splendor of America and those who are at rest. It’s a day to be with the family and remember. We encourage our friends and neighbors to bring a blanket and picnic lunch for you and your family, including those with four legs, to this year’s annual Logan Circle Memorial Day Observance. Monday’s program, starting at 1:00pm, includes a wreath-laying ceremony with the Honorable Eric Fanning – Logan Circle neighbor and newly appointed Secretary of the Army, and live musical performances by the Washington Capitals’ Bob McDonald and the Brassivity Brass Quintet. Be a part of this special neighborhood celebration!”
“Estadio is pleased to announce the promotion of Rufino Bautista to Executive Chef of the 110-seat contemporary Spanish restaurant in Logan Circle. Chef Rufino has worked at Estadio since its opening in July 2010, serving as chef de cuisine. In this role, Bautista was responsible for executing the restaurant’s expansive selection of classic Spanish dishes as well as overseeing Estadio’s notable bread and pastry program.
A self-taught cook, Bautista learned his trade through his hard work and dedication in notable kitchens such as Proof and Asia Nora. Originally from Intipuca, El Salvador, Bautista was raised on a farm just outside of the city. As a young man, he helped his father with the daily chores of tending to the animals and maintaining the fields. This is where Chef Bautista developed his understanding and passion for food. In 1996, Rufino moved to Washington D.C. where he found restaurant work as a busser. Looking for something more challenging he applied to Asia Nora, where he started out as the restaurant’s expeditor, one of the most demanding positions in any restaurant. Chef Haidar Karoum took notice of Rufino’s abilities and brought him into the kitchen full time, where he taught him the fundamentals of technique.
In his new role as Executive Chef, Bautista plans to refine Estadio’s daily offerings as he has done over the past six years, supplementing menu staples with seasonal specialties that allow local ingredients such as ramps, strawberries, and tomatoes the spotlight they deserve. This summer, Bautista will introduce Paella as a special one night a week for guests to enjoy in a communal format.
Estadio is located at 1520 14th Street NW, in between the U Street and Dupont Circle metro stops. The restaurant is open seven days a week for dinner: Monday through Thursday from 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm; Friday and Saturday from 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm; and Sunday from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Estadio also serves weekend brunch on Friday from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm, and on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm.”
“I walked by 1409 14th St. earlier today (former Playbill Cafe) and saw the owners of the new restaurant putting up their signage. The new restaurant’s name is Da Hong Pao Restaurant. They hope to open at the end of the month or in early June. No website yet. It’ll be nice to finally see something in this space.”
This unit is located at 1124 10th Street, Northwest. The listing says:
“The most beautiful & elegant penthouse we’ve seen. Contemp masterpiece at approx 3525 sf (per floorplan)2 BR+media/3rd BR. Dramatic wow factor throughout w/ exquisite BA’s & KI, 2 balconies off main level+priv 2000 sf roof terrace.2 gar pkg incl thru 5/2024,ask re details. Now owned by renowned DC Gallery owners,a collectors dream. Semi priv elevator to gallery entry, walk Metro, restaurants, etc”
“Wednesday, May 11, 7pm
Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle NW
You’re invited to join Police Chief Cathy Lanier in a community forum with residents and business owners at the Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle NW, Wednesday, May 11. In addition to providing participants with a big picture look at DC’s 2016 public safety/crime and crime prevention strategies (progress and setbacks), Chief Lanier will discuss the recent unveiling of a new DC crime hotline to connect victims with services; monetary rebates for residents and business owners who purchase, install and register security cameras; and Mayor Bowsers’ anti-crime legislative package dubbed “Safer, Stronger DC.” We hope you can join us – the evening promises to be filled with informational learning for all.”
This unit is located at 1537 15th Street, Northwest. The listing says:
“Gorgeous, large (828 sq.ft.) 1 Bedroom, 1.5 baths in the heart of Logan Circle and 14th Street Corridor, nestled in trees! Gracious Living Room with wood burning fireplace gives the place warmth and creates a beautiful focal point! Panorama of windows filleach room with light and views of a quiet corner of a much sought after neighborhood! Parking included, can fit 2 cars! Pets allowed!!”
I was upstairs in my room last night on the third floor of my Logan Circle townhouse, which I share with 3 other people, when a homeless man walked in. I left the door unlocked because my roommate couldn’t find her key and was planning to come home shortly. When my roommate came home, she went upstairs to the third floor and saw a homeless man, African American and middle aged, with a hoody, hiding behind a bookshelf. We hid in my room and called the cops who promptly came. The guy had walked out before the cops got there though so he’s still on the loose.
Please tell people to lock their doors, especially if they live in a group home and have roommates with varying schedules. Thankfully the guy didn’t take anything or attack me, but it could’ve been a very bad situation.”