14th and V Street, NW
From a press release:
“Nomad Yard Collectiv will host a soft opening on Friday, February 12th at MuleBone located at 14th and V Street NW. Named after the 1930s collaborative play written by Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston, Mulebone, Washington’s newest restaurant will open February 12, 2016. Soul & Ink, the brainchild of husband and wife design team Frankie and Sherry Meneses, will also be live-screen printing custom shopping bags. Soul & Ink provides an engaging, interactive art experience through the vintage process of screen printing. Located on 14th Street’s restaurant row, Mulebone will feature a new chef, mixologist, speakeasy, and an expertly curated vintage store. Nomad Yard at MuleBone is a model set to redefine the way you live, eat and shop in the Nation’s Capital.
“Mulebone will be an experience that will bring together the two Harlem Renaissance writers in one curated space with events, cuisine and libations that celebrate the vivacity of Zora and the consciousness of Langston,” said Andy Shallal, owner. Nomad Yard and Mulebone will host ‘Food and Folklore’events to combine the cultural and the culinary.Venn Frederic curated the space with unique vintage furniture, clothing, books and antiques that are all for sale.
courtesy Nomad Yard Collectiv
The collaboration will serve as a means to introduce Nomad Yard Collectiv and its cadre of expert vintage curators to the 14th Street community. Featured brands will include: Double R.L., Pointer Brand, Search and Rescue Squad, Uesa Goods Vintage, Dr. K’s Vintage and Kurated by Kizzy Evae among others. While the District is no stranger to vintage, the expansion caters to true vintage connoisseurs, as well as, those eager to develop an appreciation for luxury goods, curiosities and collectibles. ”Our mission is to make vintage a sustainable, relatable branch of fashion.”
Our partners carry an ever evolving collection of carefully selected vintage clothing, accessories, shoes, books, antique furniture, contemporary art and hand crafted goods whose stories are deeply influenced by people, passion and possibilities. Nomad Yard’s mission involves providing access to quality vintage, a space for ongoing dialogue designed to strengthen the community, innovative exhibitions, stylized pop-ups and a new generation of retail – all centered around community.
We strive to develop collaborations among artists, collectors, crafters, vintage retailers, connoisseurs and the community. Nomad Yard Collectiv will host it’s grand opening at Mulebone on March 31, 2016.”
Thanks to Paul for sending: “Just noticed the new mural at 16th Street JCC. According to a worker there it has been up for approximately 3 months.”
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