Thanks to all who sent emails about the Charlie Chaplin Bar opened in the former Mandalay Burmese restaurant space at the corner of 9th and P St, NW.
“Chaplin is a nod to Sir Charles Spencer “Charlie” Chaplin, an English actor, comedian and filmmaker who rose to fame in the silent era. Chaplin Restaurant & Bar will be serving up Asian-inspired cuisine that will take diners on a journey to Japan and Shanghai in the 1920s, when muted films were appreciated globally for embracing and unifying separation thru emotion, expression, comedy, originality, risk, sorrow and entertainment.”
Thanks to all who sent us emails and tweets about the new signage at Compass Coffee opening soon in the former laundromat next door to Ivy and Coney in Shaw.
“We are a new cafe and roastery dedicated to making real good coffee. We import our beans from all over the world and roast them on site in our cafe to ensure we produce the best tasting coffee in the city.”
We’re subletting a room in Shaw. Just a group of credible, non-pyscho craigslisters searching for a temporary roommate. Missed highlights in the craigslist post:
This room has a pillow loft, accessible via drop down ladder. Perfect for lazy lobster afternoons. Pies. We make a lot of pies. Please eat our pies. We’re all 5’2. Are you tall? That’d be great. There’s a lot of hard to reach shit that we haven’t touched in months.”
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a Homicide in the 1800 block of 8th Street, Northwest.
On Monday, June 16, 2014, at approximately 2:05 pm, members of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch and the Crime Scene Investigations Division processed the backyard area of a house in the 1800 block of 8th Street, Northwest, pursuant to a District of Columbia Superior Court Search Warrant.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia determined the cause of death was multiple blunt force impact injuries and the manner of death has been ruled a homicide.
On Thursday, June 26, 2014, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia positively identified the remains of the decedent as 23 year-old Delano Wingfield, of Southeast, Washington, DC.
Still no confirmation about a Whole Foods for the vicinity of 9th and U St, NW but I am hearing more scuttlebutt – word is that a Warby Parker eye glass shop will be taking over a retail space nearby. You can see their current retail locations here. The source who hears this rumor also says that the type of new retail coming to 9th and U will be of a similar variety ie not just super high end like CityCenter but a bit more, God I’m hesitant to use the word – hip. So anyway, I’m wondering what type of retail (besides restaurants/bars) you guys think would realistically do well around 9th and U St, NW. Any fans of Warby Parker?