Photo by PoPville flickr user DCbmyers
Which are the best pools for lap swimming? I already swim at Wilson, but I’d like to find another place to swim that’s more convenient. And I’d like a change just to keep it interesting. Are there any outdoor pools with dedicated lap lanes?”
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“Mocha from Shaw”
“Kumquat and Latte are enjoying their new sofa at Logan Circle.”
14th between R and Riggs Street NW
I was just wondering if you’re aware of the dangerous block of 14th street where the Whitman Walker building used to be. The bike lane completely disappears for that block, and the temporary pedestrian walkway is not separated from traffic. A friend of mine had a scooter accident there this week. There is no way this should be legal. I am also trying to find the appropriate ANC commissioner to investigate. Thought that PoPville would be a good place to start to get readers’ input on how to proceed?”
2317 18th Street, NW
Thanks to Cameron for sending:
“Our bartender at Pitchers just told us they’re opening up a lesbian bar in the basement called A League of Her Own and I’m shook. Coming this summer.
It’d be the only lesbian bar in the city.”
On June 19th Pitchers DC posted:
“We are so happy to announce that Jo McDaniel will be joining the Pitchers Team. She will eventually run “A league of her own”. Here is a little about Jo.
Jo McDaniel has been creating a safe space in the LGBTQ bar scene in the DC area for 13 plus years. Since 2005, she has been that queer chick behind the stick at some of DC’s most relevant gay bars.
Earlier this month she won Stoli’s Key West Cocktail Classic after being the first woman to win the regionals in DC. She’s bringing $10,000 back home to Casa Ruby as well as winning $5,000 for AH Monroe, a Key West charity dedicated to providing resources for HIV and AIDS.
Jo is excited to be joining our bartending team and will be managing A League of Her Own, our queer women’s space, slated to open at the end of July.”
This rental is located at 4850 Connecticut Ave, NW. The Craigslist ad says:
“$1547 / 494ft2 – Spacious Studio Home Available August 16th.
Looking for the size and space of a one bedroom? Look no further! We have this beautiful renovated Studio with open upgraded kitchen, wood flooring, lots of closet space, large windows, and updated bathroom! (more…)
via google maps
This happened on the south side of the street just before the sidewalk juts out for the streetcar stop that was hit by a commercial bus and still has not reopened. The boy who was riding with his brother on H Street, NE last night lost his life. The scene of the two bicycles on the street, the injured boy being administered CPR and his brother giving a statement to police was so sad.
The combination of the streetcar, Metro and commercial buses, cars and trucks and overall traffic speed combined with bicyclists proved to be deadly for this young person. May he rest in peace.
The intersection is very dangerous for pedestrians, bicyclists, scooters, and everyone passing through. DDOT needs to look at this part of H to make it safer.
From MPD: (more…)
By: Mimi Montgomery
Tons of art, a little cornhole, and all the greens.
Photo by Flickr user Mr.TinDC
MONDAY, JUNE 25
GREENZ, PLZ…Salad for President is a site and social media platform that is all about the leafy greens, whether it be recipes, cooking tips, or just really great photos of delicious looking salads (seriously–look at the Instagram page!). Its creator, Julia Sherman, is the creative director of Chopt, and she’ll be in D.C. tonight to chat with the ladies from pineapple D.C. Come learn how to make your own Insta-worthy salad while dining on some greens and sipping wine.
ART TALK…Spanish sculptor Bianca Muñoz will have her work on display at the National Museum of Women in the Arts as part of an exhibit later this week. But tonight, you can catch her talking about it. Muñoz will be in conversation with the museum’s assistant curator and a member of the Madrid art world to talk about international art and the female sculptor world in Spain. (more…)
1st and Seaton Pl, NW
Ed. Note: I was out of town this weekend but boy did I get a lot of messages about this one. Bravo Red Hen, Bravo. Also, you are delicious and have reminded me that I need to eat there again post haste!
You can read about what started this whole brouhaha here.
— The Red Hen (@RedHenDC) June 23, 2018
Spelling it out:
You have the wrong restaurant. Separate companies separate businesses separate owners no affiliation. That one is in Virginia. Businesses in DC are prohibited from discriminating against people for political affiliation because we are a federal district.
— The Red Hen (@RedHenDC) June 23, 2018
Getting in on some GIFs: (more…)
This house is located at 4901 New Hampshire Ave, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:
“Open House 1-4pm Sun 6/3 Gorgeous freshly painted 4 bedroom 3.5 bath in desirable Petworth. Meticulously renovated home on fully fenced corner lot w/garage& extra pkg. An urban oasis on > 2600sq ft lot! Gleaming hwd flrs, gourmet kit, & fully fin.basement w/br, ba & pvt entr. Quick walk to neighborhood restaurants &shops . Easy access to transportation. Expansive w/>1700sqft up/>800sqft below”
You can see more photos here.
This 2471 square foot 4 bed/3.5 bath is going for $785,000.
1020 19th Street, NW
UPDATE from the owner:
“I changed the name of the restaurant to Bryson’s Cafe after my first born son who is now 13 months. There is no curse! Our business is doing really good especially our catering business. We are actually in the process of expanding and seeking new locations under our new name. 19th St Customers can expect a small remodel coming soon and some minor tweaks to the menu with a heavy focus on our new mix and match tacos which have been wildly popular. Any future remodel work we will just do on the weekends but we will stay open. We will also be running some really good promotions in the upcoming future, such as our $1 large la colombe coffee which we are running right now. Bryson’s is an evolution of Moxies. Since we are locally owned and operated, We took all the feedback from 2 years and we adapted and made improvements. We will continue to improve and customers should check out the “new” Bryson’s Cafe!”
Thanks to ek122 for sending: (more…)