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2nd and Florida Ave, NW

DCity Smokehouse is currently located at 8 Florida Ave, NW. Their future corner is crying for a sidewalk cafe. Fortunately DCity Somkehouse‘s liquor license placard says:

“Tavern with eat-in dining and alcohol. Total occupancy load of 83. Sidewalk Café with seating for 48. Entertainment Endorsement.”

Hours of operation are listed as: Sunday through Thursday 10am-1am, Friday and Saturday 10am-2am and for the sidewalk cafe: Sunday through Thursday 11am-10pm, Friday and Saturday 11am-12pm and for the Entertainment: Friday through Sunday 5pm-9pm, Monday through Thursday 5pm-8pm.

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1700 2nd St, NW

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Lots of readers tweeted us last night around 11:30pm:

“Pretty sure a drive-by shooting just happened on 7th & P street NW – multiple gunshots, man stumbles & collapses, police now here @PoPville”

From MPD:

“The Third District is investigating a shooting that occurred at 6th and P Street Northwest.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Metropolitan Police Department on 202-727-9099.”

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1700 New Jersey Avenue, NW at R Street

From a press release:

“The principals behind the award-winning Beau Thai restaurants of the Shaw and Mount Pleasant neighborhoods of Washington, DC, announced their plans to open a unique new Thai restaurant at 1700 New Jersey Avenue, NW. The new concept will be known as BKK Cookshop (BKK is the airport code for Bangkok) and will showcase international influences on Thai cooking.

Executive chef and owner Aschara Vigsittaboot has spent the past two years planning BKK’s menu. She has traveled to Thailand on several occasions to determine and refine the offerings. Among the dishes planned for the menu include house-made Chinese steamed buns, pomelo salad, grilled meatballs, Thai style chicken wings and several rice and noodle dishes. A handful of made-from-scratch sauces will be a stand-out accompaniment to meals at BKK. (more…)