1926 17th Street, NW

Now that Three Fifty Bakery & Coffee Bar has been open for a few weeks at 17th and U St, NW – what’s the early word?


Their facebook page says:

“Three Fifty Bakery & Coffee Bar serves baked desserts and pastries. We serve fresh-brewed Illy brand coffee with great pride and as an official partner.

Imagine the aromatic smell of fresh baked desserts, sweets, treats, and pastries. Now imagine pleasing your taste buds with an assortment of these amazingly delicious pieces of heaven, which also includes tasty gluten-free, sugar-free and allergy sensitive treats.

At Three Fifty Bakery & Coffee Bar, we bake with love — daily — and at the perfect baking temperature of 350 degrees, which allows us to deliver a world-class experience each and every time you are ready to indulge into a satisfyingly-flavorful variety of specialty pastries and desserts.

Three Fifty Bakery & Coffee Bar offers baked-goods that’s prepared fresh daily in-house. We also masterfully customize baked-goods, served to your specifications perfectly, with our attention and focus on complete customer satisfaction.”


974 Florida Avenue Northwest

This house is located at 974 Florida Avenue, Northwest. The listing says:

“This place feels right….Light , airy, modern & a Great location! Sharp kitchen w/stainless steel appliances & granite tops. Big yard for parking or extended living space. Open riser stair tower to cool Owners Suite – Crisp bath w/glass block & custom tile. Large open space BDR w/high ceiling, gleaming floors & large closet. Sep den or office w/window..Major development coming across Street”

You can see more photos here.

This 1 bed/1 bath is going for $499,852.

2110 10th Street Northwest

This unit is located at 2110 10th Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“New condo bldg w 4 units! Unit 3 offers an amazing open floor plan w/ high ceilings & great natural light! 1BR+Den, 2 Carrara marble BAs, good closets. Granite Kit, SMEG and Kitchen Aid appliances, rm for dining & LR. Beautiful private balcony! Parking available. 1 Block from everything on U Street!”

You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/2 bath is going for $679,000 ($158 monthly fee.)


From an email:

“In 2001, there was a tribute concert to Chuck Brown at the 9:30 Club. We are honored to show this movie the same week that his final album is being released (on 8/19), and the ribbon cutting for Chuck Brown Park (Friday morning 8/22). Gates open at 7 with a DJ playing till dark.

Timber Pizza from Union Kitchen will be selling pizza from their truck (with a % of the sales being donated to Friends of Harrison Rec Center). The just released album will be on sale outside the park. Pick up a copy of the new Chuck Brown “Beautiful Life” CD with new songs by Chuck Brown and new songs by The Chuck Brown Band. Also available are 2 new Chuck T-Shirts. The movie portion will start with a short documentary on GoGo, and then a showing of Chuck Brown playing his tribute concert.

U Street Movie Series – Harrison Field Under the Stars to show Chuck
Brown: Put Your Hands Up! (filmed live at the 9:30 club 2001)

WHO: Admission is free and donations are always welcome and appreciated
(Metro highly recommended)

WHAT: Chuck Brown: Put Your Hands Up! (filmed live at the 9:30 club,
2001)– FREE outdoor movie

WHERE: Harrison Recreation Center – 1300 V St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20009

WHEN: August 20, 2014 – Movie to begin after sundown (August 27 – rain date)”

2100 Vermont Ave, NW at V Street looking west

Finally!!! Some news on the long vacant space by Duffy’s, American Ice Co. and 9:30 Club – Wet Dog Tavern is coming! A liquor license placard posted out front says:

“Tavern serving American Food. Occasional live entertainment to include Deejays, live music
and dancing.

Sidewalk Café Seats is 30, Summer Garden with Backyard Seats of 70.

Summer Garden RoofDeck total is 30

Entertainment Endorsement, Cover Charge, Dancing. Total Occupancy Load 200.”


by American Ice Co. looking east towards 9:30 Club

1212 U Street, NW

A little bit later than we anticipated but worth the wait! Also standby for a restaurant upstairs, looks like being called Nona’s Kitchen. This is the spot from the owner of Russia House and Biergarten Haus. Alphonse’s current hours are 6am-11pm with lunch starting at 11am and dinner starting at 4pm.

Mark this as another phenomenal transformation – remember when this was Almaz Ethiopian restaurant back in 2011 before later becoming CB 1212:


Have a look inside at the first floor today:

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