I can see the GM talking to the manager on duty: “I was only kidding. I was only kidding!!” https://t.co/6rlPHM197s
— PoPville (@PoPville) July 1, 2020
One of the old pastry chefs that worked at China Chilcano by José Andrés got furloughed and she never got any help from unemployment so she opened her own business. A little taqueria. They’re currently popping up at little beast in Chevy chase with hopes of getting their own space. Her food is delicious. They’re popping up at little beast everyday! And also offering margarita deliveries to the whole dc area!” Read More
Oof, thanks to Katrina for sending the above: “In Petworth this morning. Did it rain bowling balls last night?”
And in Navy Yard last night: Read More
explore data here
Ed. Note: Yesterday there were 10,365 total positives.
From the Mayor’s Office:
“The District’s reported data for Wednesday, July 1, 2020 includes 25 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 10,390.
The District reported one additional COVID-19 related death.
· 82-year-old female
Tragically, 554 District residents have lost their lives due to COVID-19.
The District has experienced five days of sustained decrease in community spread of COVID-19 during Phase Two.” Read More
Thanks to Jeff for sending from Petworth.
Last Christmas Tree in Town is brought to you by the Friends of the White Whale Society!
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Custom stairs that quote Maya Angelou? Arguably the best stairs in the District. . . Lying, thinking Last night How to find my soul a home Where water is not thirsty And bread loaf is not stone I came up with one thing And I don't believe I'm wrong That nobody, But nobody Can make it out here alone. – Maya Angelou
What an incredibly cool find by plansornoplans:
How to find my soul a home
Where water is not thirsty
And bread loaf is not stone
I came up with one thing
And I don’t believe I’m wrong
Can make it out here alone. – Maya Angelou”
Thanks to all who sent from the Takoma Park and DMV Yard Sale pages:
“I bought this painting for $2,500 from a friend in Richmond, VA. It has since outgrown my taste and home decor. It’s supposed to be a portrait of some author who had a foot fetish but I don’t remember who the author was. Read More
Photo by C JRCook
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Photo by Jim Havard
Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens with the good news:
“Friends, #KenilworthAquaticGardens is OPEN from 8 to 4 now! We are so excited to be back, but there are a few differences at the park. See the circulation map below for details! Remember to #recreateresponsibly & happy trails!” Read More
828 Upshur Street, NW
Thanks to Ed for passing on the note from owner Carlie Steiner:
“Hey neighbors, I’m moving out of DC
I’m sure some may have heard that Pom Pom (once Himitsu) will not be reopening. We tried, but for many reasons, will not be able to open our doors again. Safety was always my number one priority, and even if we had the funds today, I still wouldn’t be okay putting my staff back to work in that capacity. Read More
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“Sable, asking nicely for dinner up in Petworth.”
“This is our recently rescued 4-month-old pup Hutch dealing with “self-quarantine” Mondays the best way he knows how. Our neighborhood is Rosslyn.”