This property is a former Horse’s Ass Award nominee. Thanks to a reader for sending the great news (albeit a bit skeptically…):
“This bears watching since it may be the currently dilapidated building featured as a Horse’s Ass award… I’ll believe it when I see it though! haha”
From the DC Register:
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE REGULATION ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Posting Date: September 11, 2009
Petition Date: October 26, 2009
Hearing Date: November 9, 2009
License No.: ABRA-082871
Licensee: Brixton Pub, LLC
Trade Name: The Brixton
License Class: Retail Class “C” Tavern
Address: 901 U Street, N.W.
Contact: Candace Fitch, 202-625-7700
WARD 1 ANC 1B SMD 1B02
Notice is hereby given that this applicant has applied for a license under the D.C. Alcoholic Beverage Control Act and that the objectors are entitled to be heard before the granting of such license on the hearing date at 10:00 am, 7th Floor, Suite 7200, 941 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002. Petitions and/or requests to appear before the Board must be filed on or before the petition date.
NATURE OF OPERATION
New tavern with DJ and live combo bands; occupancy load is 299. Summer Garden has 134 seats for its patrons.
HOURS OF OPERATION AND SALES/SERVICE/CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FOR INSIDE AND SUMMER GARDEN
Sunday 10 am – 2 am, Monday through Thursday 11 am – 2 am and
Friday & Saturday 11 am – 3 am
HOURS OF ENTERTAINMENT
Sunday through Thursday 6 pm – 2 am and Friday & Saturday 6 pm – 3 am