“Last summer’s NKOTB (New Kitchens On The Block) event gave diners an exclusive chance to try signatures bites and sips from Marjorie Meek-Bradley’s Smoked & Stacked, Colada Shop, Matt Baker’s Gravitas, and Cathal Armstrong’s Kaliwa, and other restaurants before they opened. It was such a huge hit that we said, “Let’s Do It Again.”
NKOTB 2.0 will be “Hangin’ Tough” at Mess Hall (703 Edgewood St NE) on Sunday, March 19, 2017 for two separate two-hour sessions: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-4 p.m.
Diners will have an unrepeatable opportunity to sample signature menu items from 11 new ventures with the “Right Stuff” prior to their openings, including: (more…)
“SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26TH
ROUND 1 from NOON – 2:00PM //\\ ROUND 2 from 3:00PM – 5:00PM
DC Ramen Revolutionaries Return, With New DC Artisans Added to the Line-Up.
Mess Hall Washington DC’s premiere food incubator based in Edgewood, is pleased to present ‘Ramen World 3.’
Once a year, Mess Hall opens its event space AND its private kitchens to host DC’s favorite Asian food concepts. The uniquely designed space enables attendees to go behind the scenes and enjoy dishes that are prepared hot and fresh in front of them, as ramen should be served.
“We take a bunch of hot restaurants with hard-to-get reservations and long lines, and we put them under one roof; but that’s only half the story,” said Al Goldberg, founder of Mess Hall. “Next, we identify a bunch of up-and-comers and put them right alongside the big names. This embodies our core values, we are constantly finding new ways to help launch talented chefs. The result: emerging concepts catch the buzz and sometimes, they even create the most popular dishes of the day. Flash back to Ramen World 1 which featured a fledgling Thip Khao. Likewise, Ramen World 2 gave DC its very first slurp of Bantam King and a sneak preview of Toli Moli. We do what we can to broaden the DC food scene; that involves connecting chefs, restaurants, Mess Hall’s producers, and he public.”
Ramen World 3 will highlight an incredible new lineup.
Thought the community may be interested in knowing about this/signing the petition…
The Federal Bureau of Prisons has proposed to locate a Prisoner Re-Entry Housing Facility in our neighborhood at 711 Edgewood St NE. This location is inappropriate because of its proximity to a cluster of two elementary schools and a middle school each across the street.
While services and support should be given to our fellow citizens, the currently proposed location is an inappropriate location because of the surrounding schools and children, and their families.
Here is some information about the proposed facility: (more…)
As America’s next president is inaugurated, all eyes will be on DC. Many artists will be asking themselves what America means to them. For this one-night-only event, DC’s creative community won’t hold back.
A unique DC arts festival will take place on inauguration weekend at the new Edgewood Arts Center at 3415 8th St NE. MY AMERICA: DC Creates – Innovates – Unites will feature musical performances and visual art from artists based in the DC metro area. This evening festival will be open to all ages from 7-10pm on Saturday, January 21st, 2017. (more…)
680 Rhode Island Ave, NE Rendering courtesy of Gensler
Epic news for Edgewood (Eckington, Brookland, and Brentwood) from a press release:
“Alamo Drafthouse Cinema today announced its first Washington, D.C. location at MRP Realty’s Bryant Street development along the Rhode Island Avenue corridor. The 44,000 square-foot theater is set to open in 2019 and is the fourth theater for franchisee Cojeaux Cinemas.
“We are extremely pleased to have found a great Alamo Drafthouse Cinema location along the dynamic Rhode Island Avenue corridor of Northeast D.C. MRP Realty had the vision to re-integrate this property into the community in a way that helps its citizens reap the benefits of D.C. revitalization,” said Anthony Coco and Joseph Edwards, co-owners of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Washington D.C. “Every seat will be a luxury recliner and each auditorium will include Sony 4K Digital Cinema projection and top-of-the-line sound. Our commitment to the overall experience is evident through our from-scratch, in-house prepared food and extensive draft craft beer selections available both in the theater and at our stand alone bar Glass Half Full.” (more…)
“There’s a new trivia night in town at the Dew Drop Inn! Stop by on Tuesday nights at 8:00 for questions ranging from pop culture to hard science, current events to ancient history, geography to psychology to Hermione, and everything in between. The rotating group of hosts, previously of the long-running trivia night at the Argonaut, write all their own questions and bring their own personal quirk and pizzazz each week. (more…)
This house is located at 2422 2nd Street, Northeast. The listing says:
“LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! RUN DON’T WALK BECAUSE THIS ONE WILL NOT LAST! THIS HOME FEATURES 2 BR 2BA, CENTRAL A/C AND HAS A ENGLISH BASEMENT WITH KITCHENETTE. HARDWOOD FLOORS THROUGHOUT, NICE PATIO AND YARD. THIS HOME IS IN MOVE IN CONDITION. COME SEE TODAY! NOTE: NEW ZONING REG ALLOWS YOU TO RENT YOUR LOWER UNIT WITHOUT A C of O. PERFECT FOR 1ST TIME HOMEBUYER OR CASH FLOW INVESTOR!”
“Right as I was coming down from the RI Ave pedestrian bridge a few mins ago, a car hopped the curb from Forman Mills and sped north on the MBT at about 40 MPH. Obviously lots of cyclists and runners out this time of day, so I hope nobody got hurt!”
“Farm to Feast Pop-up at Dew Drop Inn, September 24th, 2016
Come see us from 5pm-9pm for belly warming, Oktoberfest style food and cold German beers!
District meat lovers, we will be able to sample the Currywurst, served hot off the grill. These will not only be made with Catoctin Mountain Farms bratwurst , they will also have a touch of German love grilled inside. For DC vegetarian and vegan, they will be making something special! Using the pulp from MisFit Juciery’s beets and crafting their own Beet-wurst. Yes, you heard right, that is a Beetwurst. Also available are crispy potato pancakes and German spiced popcorn.”