I’ll say it straight away, I love soccer and would be psyched if this new stadium was built. But I’m also curious – how many soccer fans does DC have? Would a new stadium encourage new fans? Do you think we could fill a 20,000-25,000-seat soccer stadium? So today I’m just curious – how many folks have been to a DC United game? Any regulars? For those who haven’t been, do you think you would go to a game at the new stadium?
For those that do support the stadium, you can add your name here. A couple more shots of how the site looks today:
I just got word that the Channel Inn will be closing at the end of April. No other details beyond that, but will certainly be the end of an era.”
I called the Channel Inn and they say that they just heard March 31st will be their last day. Their website says:
“Washington’s only waterfront hotel” is a highlight feature of the waterfront with picturesque views of the District’s Gangplank Marina. We are an excellent choice of location and the value for your overnight stay. Within 15 minutes of Washington, D.C. Mall and the entire tourist attraction area that includes such sights as the Air and Space Museum, the Smithsonian Institute, and the National Gallery of Art. A step away from the hotel entrance is the Waterfront Metro Station that travels to all the major areas of the Washington, D.C. business and tourist areas. For the business traveler we are minutes away from the Capitol, NASA, Fort McNair, and the Washington Navy Yard. The Channel Inn has beautifully appointed spacious Washington DC hotel rooms and suites with either Double or Queen beds all complete with balconies for your relaxing pleasure. The Hotel houses the famous Pier 7 Restaurant that is famous with local residents for its fine Seafood and Steak menu. For business or pleasure there is no finer value.
“The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 13-year-old Toni Thompson, who was last seen in the 100 block of Irvington Street, SW, on Thursday, January 9, 2014.
Toni Thompson is described as a 13-year-old black female, 5’2” tall, weighs 100 pounds, and has black hair with braids, brown eyes, and a medium complexion. She was last seen wearing a white ¾-length coat, blue jeans, and green shirt.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Toni Thompson is asked to call the Metropolitan Police Department at 202-727-9099, Youth Investigations Division at 202-576-6768, or 911.”
“Metro Transit Police are seeking assistance in identifying the below pictured individual in connection with an indecent exposure that occurred on the Green Line in the area of Waterfront Station on February 13, 2014. On that date, at approximately 3:52 p.m., the below pictured individual allegedly exposed himself to the victim aboard a Greenbelt-bound train.
Anyone who is able to identify the individual pictured above is asked to call Metro Transit Police Detectives at (202) 962-2121 and reference case #2014-07821.
There are no current warrants for the individual pictured below in reference to this case.”
It appears that *finally* a new restaurant is coming to Waterfront, in the DC Government Building retail space at 1100 4th ST SW – it’s in the west building, north-corner spot. Any idea on what it will be?”
This is going to become another location of Masala Art which currently has a location up in Tenleytown (4441 Wisconsin Avenue, NW.) The owner of Masala Art tells me that if construction continues on schedule:
“I am looking to be open in last week of april if all goes well.”
“Fabulous 3 bed 1.5 bath row house near National~s park Newly renovated with hardwood floors downstairs and new carpet upstairs Open kitchen/dining room design Charming front area with rustic accents and exposed brick throughout Impressive master bedroom with dual ceiling fans, two skylights, ample closest space, multipurpose nook/cove area and private balcony Functional backyard”
“Nothing is average. Not the efflorescence infused carrara marble tile that transports you~.Wait you are in southwest. Not the shark edge corian counter top with specks of diamonds nor the walnut in-laid Murphy bed Enjoy exquisite nights on your private patio on the Potomac’s waters edge No not your ordinary studio but an exquisite unique space fully furnished w/indoor pool, parking, metro & dining”
“Metro! Dining! Grocery! Spacious top floor studio condo with 9 ft. ceilings at Potomac Place Towers. Pet friendly, parking, balcony & extra storage. Two huge closets, new cherry hardwood floors & open kitchen w/breakfast bar. Custom made murphy bed! LOW condo fee includes all utilities! Gym, pool, lounge & 24 hr. desk. Walk to everywhere from this key SW location. Metro, Safeway & CVS one block.”