828 Upshur Street, NW
UPDATE from Chef Kevin Tien: “Sorry to burst everyone’s bubble, but not the news you are hoping for.”
Sorry to burst everyone’s bubble, but not the news you are hoping for.
— Kevin Tien (@chefkevtien) April 14, 2021
The former Himitsu/Pom Pom space at 828 Upshur St NW was being painted black yesterday, and the “For Lease” sign is gone! I haven’t seen/heard anything about what’s going in that space. I should have stopped and asked, but did not.”
Another reader reports: “Kevin Tien was out repainting the Himitsu spot last night!
He’s beloved in Petworth. Any scuttlebutt?”
Another reader reports: “We were walking down Upshur in Petworth and noticed someone painting the exterior of the space PomPom vacated this summer. We asked the painter if he knew what it was going to be and he said all he knew was that it was going to be a restaurant and they were trying to open in 60 days (quite ambitious!). Excited to see what this becomes and would love to hear if anyone knows anything else!”
Updates as we learn more.
At least the for lease sign is down:
From WMATA: “At the end of last month, we finished installing new barrier doors and higher fencing at 10 stations, part of our fare system modernization program. We’ve seen at…
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St. Mary Armenian Church will hold its 75th Annual Armenian Fall Food Festival October 6-7 from 11am – 8pm at St. Mary Armenian Apostolic Church (4135 Fessenden St. NW). Traditional Armenian Food will be available for both Carry-out and Dine-in including Lamb and Chicken Kabobs, Cheese Boreg, Baklava and a wide variety of other delicious dishes. Traditional Armenian music and dancing on Saturday night and unique artisan vendors throughout the festival. Outdoor dining space is available as well as free on street parking. Can’t join us to dine-in? Order via link for carry-out with the link above.
At Generation Hope, we’re dedicated to supporting teen parents in college as they work toward earning their degrees. We are in need of caring child care volunteers for upcoming events on Saturday, October 21st (in Washington, DC), and Saturday, November 4th (in Arlington, VA). Join our growing volunteer community and support us at an event this fall!
At all of our events, we provide free onsite child care for the children of the teen parents we serve, creating a nurturing environment for the kiddos while their parents learn valuable life skills and build community.
If you enjoy working with children and are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, please visit https://www.generationhope.org/volunteer to learn more.
DC 20’s & 30’s Singles Happy Hour
You all asked, and were delivering! Our sold out September Singles Happy Hour was such a success, were throwing another! This time we are hosting at an even better venue, with a larger