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Frozen Yogurt/Gelato Options open up on Capitol Hill – A-List Nails and Spa Coming Soon

by Prince Of Petworth July 6, 2011 at 4:30 pm 12 Comments

32 Below has opened up at 703 8th Street, SE on Barracks Row.

Pitango Gelato opened up at 660 Pennsylvania Ave. SE (next to Peregrine by Eastern Market):

And A-List Nails and Spa has signed a lease at 739 8th St, SE in the former Attitude Exact art gallery space:

  • fz

    Can we start a campaign for a Petworth Pitango?

    • textdoc

      I’d support it!

  • That Attitude Exact space is HUGE. I was in there a couple of months ago looking at the space with someone, and it’s ginormous. I’m not saying a nail salon and spa (provided it’s a real spa type deal and not a “spa” as has been on Barracks Row in the past) could do really well there. I’d definitely give it a try.

    Happy to hear about the new non-resto/bar biz moving in on 8th though w/the movie theatre and now this. I love the restaurants and bars, but some diversity is cool. I hope blockbuster ends up retail too. (not that if it were a restaurant, I wouldn’t eat there…)

    • Nicole,

      Don’t worry, we have solid confirmation that the Blockbuster space is non-food and non-service (dry cleaner, bank, etc). In fact, rumors abound that it’s a popular clothing store in negotiations. As soon as something is finalized and a lease is signed, we’ll tell PoP first which one it is!

    • textdoc

      Wait, what’s this about a movie theater?

  • Jim Ed

    No mention that Starfish Cafe closed and is being replaced by a place called Levagna?

    I’ll miss you Starfish, and your slighty above average food and decent prices and always empty dining room

  • Rukasu

    They were just so overpriced, they kind of doomed themselves for failure. A shrimp po’ boy need not cost nearly $20

  • Newish2CH

    Oh boy! More frozen yogurt and gelato! However did we live without this in DC before today?

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