Photo by PoPville flickr user Nivad
A friend recently asked me to help plan a dinner as a surprise for her significant other’s birthday in a few months. They live outside the beltway, as do most of their friends who will be joining us, but they would like to do a casual dinner in DC, and then head out to a few local bars afterwards.
As a resident of the District who has family visit semi-frequently, I know it can be very stressful to find a place for a large group to dine. I’ve had hosts/hostesses literally laugh in my face when I ask if they could seat 10 folks at my regular neighborhood hangouts.
Are there any restaurants that you would recommend that could seat a large group (15-20 in this particular case) on a Saturday night?”
1382 East Capitol Street, NE “Dear PoPville, the boards have come off of the Al’s Pizza building on E Capitol; any chance they’re coming back?”
Photo by Geoff Livingston You can talk about whatever is on your mind – quality of life issues, a beautiful tree you spotted, scuttlebutt, or any random questions/thoughts you may…
Yesterday we noted the “new” Nixon Campaign Headquarters that sprouted in the old Caribou Coffee space at 17th and Pennsylvania Ave, NW. Thanks to all who passed on this alert…
photo by Trent Bauserman Thanks to Trent for sending around 8:30am: “Overturned car in Bloomingdale, 1st and Randolph”