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Serious progress at Sfoglina.

Sfoglina [sfoal-yee-nah] noun

a Fabio Trabocchi Restaurant, named for the female artisans and Italian cultural icons that carry on the tradition of rolling sheets of pasta by hand with a rolling pin, a technique passed through the generations.

Coming Fall 2016

Also stay tuned for the Soapstone Market too.

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Park Van Ness building at 4465 Connecticut Ave, NW (at Yuma)

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4465 Connecticut Avenue, NW

The Soapstone Market placards say:

“Grocery store with prepared food and deli also containing an eat-in café. Beer and wine available for on and off premises consumption. Tasting Endorsement.”

and

“Restaurant-style food such as sandwiches, salads, and entrees made-to-order in a counter-service, grab–n-go style within a full-service grocery store. Beer and wine available for on premise consumption. Tasting Endorsement and Sidewalk Café seating 40 patrons. Total Occupancy Load of 100. Seating for 60 inside premises.”

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looking north to Albermarle

Stay tuned for the Italian Restaurant from the Fiola Folks.

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looking south towards the metro

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A reader reports just after 1pm:

“No one hurt but the car is obviously a total loss. Tree came down after a gust. The owner of the house with the tree (on city land) said he had been worried about the health of the tree and had contacted the city, but there wasn’t any obvious problem with it. Power is out for about 50 houses in North Cleveland Park/Tenleytown.”

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screenshot of youtube clip filmed by Jonathan Murray

Thanks to a reader for sending:

“But, in adorable news, it looks like DC police and humane officers rescued an adorable juvenile beaver from a fountain outside the Van Ness Metro Station on Wednesday:

WTOP reported:

“after some discussion and a little evaluation, it was decided the beaver was in good condition and old enough to be on its own, so it was released — to a quieter, wilder corner of the District.”