Support

Old School Hardware in Mount Pleasant will “close our doors to the public on April 19th”


3219 Mount Pleasant Street, NW

From the owner:

“My wife and I bought Pfeiffer’s Hardware back in 2010. It was a way of investing in our community beyond owning a home and the work that I had done with Hear Mt. Pleasant and the Advisory Neighborhood Commission. We were able to improve sales and diversify the product mix to cater to cyclists, homebrewers and homesteaders. After our first 5 years, we had an option to extend our lease under the same terms. We had begun to think about selling the store and moving from DC to seek out new adventures, but we weren’t quite ready. We renewed out lease for another 5 years.

We decided to move to Seattle in the summer of 2019, hoping that we’d be able to find a buyer for the store. Unfortunately, as we neared the end of the year, our Landlord needed to know if we were going to renew for another 5 years or end it. We made the decision that we didn’t want to risk a commitment like that now that we had moved away.

I lived in Mt. Pleasant for a long time and it will always hold a special place in my heart. It’s not my place to share the news about what’s upcoming, but I’m glad to say that I’m excited for the neighborhood for what will come next for that space. In the meantime, we’re running clearance sales now to clear out as much inventory as we possibly can. We’ll close our doors to the public on April 19th. If you own a business in the DC area and would be interested in participating in a bulk purchase, we’re extending invites to qualified parties for March 20th. You can email me at [email protected] or William Hester at [email protected] if you are interested.”

Recent Stories

900 19th Street, NW Equinox has moved from 818 Connecticut Ave, NW to 900 19th Street, NW. Thanks to Jon for sending: “In the old Elephant and Castle space on…

Real Estate Fresh Finds is a weekly selection of newly-listed properties in the District, brought to you by RLAH Real Estate.  Featured Property of the Week: 3125 Mount Pleasant Street NW…

photo courtesy Yasmine From a press release: “Yasmine, the iconic Lebanese-inspired kebab shop, is thrilled to announce its arrival at The Heights Food Hall located at 5406 Wisconsin Ave Suite…

Thanks to Craig for sending from 20th and Kalorama. Send your photos to [email protected] or tag us @PoPville thanks!

You are cordially invited to the Embassy of Austria for a thrilling evening with Mozart. What a better way to spend Christmas and Hannukah! Our full orchestra and lead singers, some of whom sing at the Met, will appeal to teens as they begin their journey to the classics! We expect to be sold out soon…..
Get your tickets now!

Under the Gracious Patronage of H.E. Petra Schneebauer, Ambassador of Austria
~
Julien Benichou, Conductor

featuring:
Kevin Short as Figaro
Manna K. Jones as Susanna
Stephen Powell as Count Almaviva
Laquita Mitchell as Contessa
Anna Kelly as Cherubino
Maggie Polglaze as Barbarina
John Gibney as Bartolo
Leah Heater as Marcellina
Christopher Jon Hartung as Antonio & Don Curzio
Narration provided by Robin Phillips
~
Embassy of Austria
3524 International Court NW
Washington, DC 20008
~
Doors Open/Cocktails 6:30 pm
Performance including Intermission 7:15 pm
Wine Reception with Heavy Hors d’oeuvres 9:15 to 10:30 pm
~
Tickets:
Box Seats $250
Orchestra Reserved $150
Unreserved $125
Seniors (over 65 years old) Unreserved $80 [sold out]
Students with ID $50
~
Cocktail Attire

Read More

Submit your own Announcement here.

Come solve a crime that took place in Takoma Park 130 years ago!

HouseMouse Books and Vintage is excited to announce the debut of Escape the Bookshop II, our new limited-run escape room experience. Escape the Bookshop II is a unique group puzzle game that is based on a real crime that took place in Takoma Park around 130 years ago. It is designed and created by HouseMouse to be played in our atmospheric little bookshop. This is not your typical corporate escape room and makes for a memorable evening out with friends or family!

Bookings are now open for game dates in January through April 2024. The game generally takes place Wednesday through Saturday at 8 PM but special arrangements can be made upon request. It is designed to be played by a group of 3 to 6 people (ages 16+) and lasts for one hour. No prior escape room experience is needed to enjoy the game.

Read More

Submit your own Announcement here.

Mount Pleasant Whiskey Tasting.

Join us at Spirits & Spice DC Store as we embark on a spirited journey with the co-owner of the Mount Pleasant Club Whiskey.

Brace yourselves for an unforgettable whiskey-tasting experience where we’ll not only indulge in the smoothness of

Menopause Relief: Bebloom Gummies Launch Party at Ms. Moxie’s Moon…

Unlock the secret to menopause serenity at Ms. Moxie’s Moon Shop on Saturday, December 2nd, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. This free event celebrates the exclusive launch of bebloom menopause gummies, a groundbreaking supplement designed for women and crafted

×

Subscribe to our mailing list