2317 18th Street, NW
A reader writes:
“Brass Monkey on 18th has apparently closed, from an employee who works there. It has been a fun 26 years.”
Now it’s quite possible that I haven’t been to the Brass Monkey in approximately 16 years.
Nevertheless, they had a pool table. And I played a million games at that pool table back in the day. So I shall keep nothing but my fond memories, should the closure to be true.
Perhaps it will be like the great Dan’s Cafe scare of 2015. But I don’t think so. I’m told from another source that Spaghetti Garden downstairs from Brass Monkey has also closed and that something very interesting is coming. STAY TUNED. Updates when more is known.
UPDATE: Thanks to all who messaged about the Metro Weekly story:
“Pitchers, a new LGBTQ sports bar, will open in Adams Morgan in June. David Perruzza, the longtime manager of JR.’s Bar, has signed a 10-year lease for a building that for years housed Adams Morgan mainstays, Spaghetti Garden, Roxanne Restaurant, and Peyote Karaoke Cafe.”
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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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