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D.C. Gov, Feds, Pretty Much Everything is Closed Except for the Usual Bars – Still Waiting for the Snow as of 6:55am

Photo by PoPville flickr user Tim Brown


Ivy and Coney (537 7th Street, NW) opens at noon with “$2 beers and $4 combos And, of course, we have delicious Malort to celebrate the snow day.”

Meridian Pint (11th and Park Rd, NW) opens for brunch at 11am.

The Pretzel Bakery (257 15th Street, SE) opens at 8am.

Glen’s Garden Market (2001 S Street NW, 8AM to 10PM and 1924 8th Street, NW 10AM to 10PM) “Both stores will operate regular hours today. Free WiFi, food, groceries, and $4 draft beers all day, everyday!”

Boundary Stone (116 Rhode Island Ave, NW) opens 11am.

Solly’s (11th and U Street, NW) “With the federal government closed today, Sloppy Mama’s BBQ will continue the tradition of offering a fish fry at Solly’s Tavern (1942 11th St. NW) starting at 3pm. The $15 special will include beer battered Pacific cod, hand cut fries and cole slaw.”

Le Caprice DC Bakery (3460 14th Street, NW) “Looking forward to serving up warm croissants to all our neighbors.” [Open now until 5pm]

Lou’s City Bar (1400 Irving Street, NW) “will be open at 11am and serving BOGO drinks til 7pm!”


TaKorean (multiple locations) “Snow bunnies! We’re open today & offering $3 draft beers starting at 11am”

Luke’s Lobster (multiple locations) “Warm up w/ a sm Chowder when you purchase any roll!”

Players Club (1400 14th Street, NW) Opening at 2 PM, drink specials til 7 PM.
$2 Off Beers/Ciders/Wines
$3 OFF Well drinks”

Brighton (Wharf): Opening at 11 AM, specials til 7 PM.
$2 Off Wines
$5 Well drinks”

Soupergirl (Takoma and Downtown): “You say snow? We say SOUP! Both stores are OPEN. Come warm up with us!”

The Public Option (1601 Rhode Island Ave, NE) will be open at 2pm.

Nellie’s (900 U Street, NW) is OPEN at 1pm! today serving Happy Hour & Food!.

Across the Pond (1732 Connecticut Ave, NW) “is open, business as usual:
– Lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – warm up with some soup, comfort food or an Irish Coffee.
– Happy Hour specials available from 4-8 p.m., including $5 apps and $3 Pilsner
– Wednesday is Pie Night – Cottage Pie or Chicken Pot Pie with a pint of ATP Pilsner or glass of wine, $15”

Bourbon (2321 18th Street, NW) opens at noon.

The Coupe (3415 11th St, NW) YES! we’re up and brunching today! Are you?

District Winery (385 Water Street, SE): Half-price wine tastings and happy hour all day

Ocean Prime (1341 G Street, NW): Happy hour all day

Kyirisan (1924 8th Street, NW): Extending happy hour at the bar to the cook nook during normal hours; plus a complimentary choice of creme fraiche wings, fried okra or pork belly bao buns for every table in the dining room all night”

Dirty Habit (555 8th Street, NW) “located in Penn Quarter, invites diners to warm up with Executive Chef Kyoo Eom’s comforting guinea hen dumplings, available for $9 today, March 21 and tomorrow, March 22 as a snow day special. The flavorful dumplings are made with duck Tasso, duck broth, baby bok choy, shitake mushrooms, and fresh scallions.

Lunch at Dirty Habit is served 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays; dinner is served 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays and Sunday evenings, and until 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.”

Moreland’s Tavern (5501 14th Street, NW) opens at 1pm.

The Pug (1234 H Street, NE) opens at noon.

Saint-Ex (11th and T St, NW) is open and Bar Pilar opens at 3pm.

Updates on more as we get them.

In addition to DC Public Schools being closed and a Snow Emergency in effect starting at 9am (don’t park on a snow emergency route) – more closures from ALERT DC:

“DCHR reports the District of Columbia Government will be CLOSED for Wednesday, March 21, 2018.”

“OPM reports Federal Offices in the Washington, DC area are CLOSED for Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Emergency and telework-ready employees required to work must follow their agency’s policies, including written telework agreements.”

“On Wednesday, March 21, 2018 the DC Courts will be open on an emergency schedule only. Just arraignments and juvenile new referrals will take place. Jurors need not report.”

From DCPL: “The Library is closed today March 21 due to weather, but visit 24/7. Stay safe and warm.”

From the Smithsonian:

“Due to the snowstorm, all our Capital Region museums and the National Zoo will be closed today except for National Museum of American History and National Museum of African American History and Culture, which will open at 10 a.m.

From NWS: “6:00 AM: A band of heavy snow is lifting northeast that will quickly make travel hazardous. Temperatures are below freezing in most locations, so exercise caution even if precipitation is light.”

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