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Pom Pom permanently closing in Petworth

828 Upshur Street, NW

Thanks to Ed for passing on the note from owner Carlie Steiner:

“Hey neighbors, I’m moving out of DC

I’m sure some may have heard that Pom Pom (once Himitsu) will not be reopening. We tried, but for many reasons, will not be able to open our doors again. Safety was always my number one priority, and even if we had the funds today, I still wouldn’t be okay putting my staff back to work in that capacity.

Thank you to everyone who supported myself and my team through Himitsu, Dos Mamis, Pom Pom, and Seco. I wish I could have done more for the community and my heart is broken for the loss of Pom Pom and the team behind it.
I still have wine to sell and would love any last bit of support if you are thirsty and able! We have our Seco Collection, Chillable Summer Reds, Skin-Contact Collection and a few more still for sale.

Thank you for the past 4 years of friendship and business. I really do love this neighborhood.”

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