725 Florida Ave NW
A couple of weeks ago we noted the new paint job at the former Tropicana Jamaican Eatery which closed in late Jan. 2012 at 725 Florida Ave, NW. I’ve been getting tons of inquiries from folks wondering who might be moving into the space. It’s been tough to find out anything. I once asked workers on the scene and they said it would be a restaurant. I asked if they knew what type of restaurant and they told me it would serve food. Ok. Not a lot to work on with that but earlier in the week I heard some promising scuttlebutt. I’m not sure of the accuracy but since so many folks have been curious – what the hell.
I hear that the folks behind the former Cafe Nema (remember how awesome that sign was?) will be taking over the space. Cafe Nema was located at 1334 U St. NW which is now home to the ****ing Codmother.
Stay tuned for more info on the former Tropicana as it becomes available.
From the Old Takoma Business Association: “The 42nd annual Takoma Park Street Festival will take place on Sunday, October 1st, 2023 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and once again…
photo by Phil Guire Thanks to Phil and Shana for sending this super sweet ride: “Steering wheel is on the British side!”
“Dear PoPville, Red line to Glenmont. Why just why are someone’s clothes on the ground?”
If you have any animal/pet photos you’d like to share please send an email to princeofpetworth(at)gmail(dot)com with ‘Animal Fix’ in the title and say the name of your pet and…
At Generation Hope, we’re dedicated to supporting teen parents in college as they work toward earning their degrees. We are in need of caring child care volunteers for upcoming events on Saturday, October 21st (in Washington, DC), and Saturday, November 4th (in Arlington, VA). Join our growing volunteer community and support us at an event this fall!
At all of our events, we provide free onsite child care for the children of the teen parents we serve, creating a nurturing environment for the kiddos while their parents learn valuable life skills and build community.
If you enjoy working with children and are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, please visit https://www.generationhope.org/volunteer to learn more.
Vietnam Week Returns!
Mark your calendars for an exciting week-long celebration of Vietnamese culture and arts right here in DC. Vietnam Week is an annual tradition that brings our community together through a series of themed events, including film screenings, fine art exhibitions, mouthwatering cuisine, captivating live performances, and much more!
Vietnam Week aligns with the lunar celebration of Tet Trung Thu, the mid-autumn moon festival, a cherished tradition in Vietnam spanning 3,000 years. Join us in experiencing the enchanting customs and traditions of this cultural celebration!
DC 20’s & 30’s Singles Happy Hour
You all asked, and were delivering! Our sold out September Singles Happy Hour was such a success, were throwing another! This time we are hosting at an even better venue, with a larger