Ever since the gas station at 15th and U screwed us by inexplicably replacing blue raspberry with mango, MANGO!?!?! I’ve been on the hunt. Miracle of miracles, I found it on our incredibly pleasant, prime slushie slurping weather day yesterday, Baruch Ha’Shem! Bless you Soapstone Market you will forever own a place in my heart. Also props for three flavor options – not messing around here! Also, for the very early word – the Reubens are excellent and the staff is incredible kind.
“Van Ness Main Street will host their first MADE IN DC Pop Up ShopSaturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 4340 Connecticut Avenue NW. This indoor marketplace will feature a rotating list of over 20 local makers featuring art, jewelry and accessories, fiber, home decor and packaged food.
The pop up is a collaboration with the University of the District of Columbia and the Van Ness Main Street.
Van Ness is home to many artist and local makers. This is a pilot activation highlights local makers and drives traffic to the neighborhood. “Van Ness Main Street is working to increase retail options for our many residents and students by supporting our local creative class right here in Van Ness.” explains Theresa Cameron, Executive Director of Van Ness Main Street.
“WAMU is thrilled to announce a new show for a changing America. 1A is a live two-hour daily national radio program hosted by Joshua Johnson, who brings to the airwaves a smart fresh voice with curiosity and empathy, convening a daily conversation about the most important issues of our time.
Distributed by NPR, 1A launches live on Monday, January 2, 2017 at 10 a.m. EST. Designed to succeed the iconic The Diane Rehm Show, and maintain the core values that made Diane’s show treasured by millions, 1A will provide deep conversation about the thorniest issues of our times delivered with insight, intimacy, and personality. 1A builds on Diane’s legacy of civil dialogue and analysis, while engaging with audiences when and where they choose, on the radio and in a daily podcast.
The show will take a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and the world. Johnson says, “My professional passions have always centered on creativity, exploration and service. This moment in history demands these attributes of us. It’s a chance to tell stories more creatively, to explore ideas beyond our own, and to refocus on serving others.” (more…)
“I wanted to let you know about the pop up I’m doing at bread Furst every other Wednesday featuring my naturally cured corned beef and pastrami plus other things I may come up with. Next one is on 9-21 from 11am-2pm.”
“an urban grocery and bar with indoor and outdoor cafe seating, will feature prepared foods, grab and go items, baked goods, butcher, seafood and deli counters, an espresso and coffee bar, a beer and wine bar and a fast casual concept where customers can pick from daily offerings to dine in or take away”