733 10th St, NW
Ed. Note: 733 10th St, NW was originally planned to be a pizzeria.
From a press release:
“Jamestown, a leading national real estate acquisition and management firm, announced today that the Japanese eatery Umaya has signed a ten-year lease to occupy the restaurant space at its Class A mixed-use commercial building at 733 10th Street, NW. Located in the heart of downtown’s East End, the new energetic restaurant concept will move into the 3,946-square-foot, street-level space by early February with a slated grand opening set for July 4, 2014. Umaya is from the owners of the popular DC venue Café Asia.
Umaya is a contemporary Japanese izakaya restaurant that promises to delight diners with a unique menu and lively ambiance. From the freshest sushi and maki rolls, to trendy Japanese street food favorites such as ramen, ishiyaki (hot stone) grilled skewers, andizakaya style small plates, to traditional Japanese fine-dining cuisine; Umaya’s offerings plan to marvel any palate. Patrons can sip on a handcrafted cocktail by one of the talented mixologists, or explore the sophisticated sake and wine list to compliment their meal. The exotic décor and live DJs spinning soothing house music will complete the experience. From furnishings to fare, Umaya will envelope visitors into its enchanting sanctuary.
Umaya’s restaurant group enlisted Grupo 7 Architecture + Interiors to assist in the new restaurant’s design and build-out. Co-brokers Nick Page with Streetsense Retail Advisors and Adam Schindler with Serten Retail advisors represented Umaya in the deal.”
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District Cutlery is celebrating their 10th and 11th anniversaries this week (we forgot last year) and offering customers 25% off all sharpening services. Walk-in service at Union Market is welcome or you can make arrangements for mail-in service on their website. Typical turn-around is less than an hour (but sometimes the queue gets long).
DMV’s professional chefs and passionate home cooks have trusted the District Cutlery with their knives for over 10 years. You can see pictures of their work @districtcutlery Instagram. They also specialize in sharpening styling shears, scissors and smaller garden tools and axes.
Girls in Gear is a Non-Profit that teaches girls age 5+ life skills through bike skills. We aim to get your girl to fall in love with herself, her friends, and her bike! Registration is open across the DMV for our eight-week program that starts the weekend of September 23rd. Programming runs for 90 minutes once a week on a weekend morning.
All abilities of riders – balance bikes, training wheels, two wheels, road-bike pros and everything in between – are welcome. We are non-competitive and focus on having fun no matter what your level of riding is. We pride ourselves in being a low-cost program and also have a no-questions-asked scholarship policy that includes bikes and helmets if needed.
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Saturday – OPEN HOUSE, cookies and cocktails with newly arrived collections from Paris, Tokyo, Turin, Tel-Aviv and NY.
Sunday – MEET THE DESIGNER,