Washington, DC

by Prince Of Petworth April 2, 2020 at 10:45 am 0

Photo by Dennis Jansen

Thanks to Dennis for sending. To be honest I still haven’t figured out how to cover non coronavirus stuff. At first I was thinking humor, like that’s gonna be a lot of hand sanitizer. But then I remember all the folks who used to work there who are now out of work and it didn’t it seemed flat. So I don’t really know what to say except I hope this is a sign of resilience. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 17, 2020 at 9:30 am 0

Photo by PoPville flickr user Mr.TinDC

Thanks to all who sent the sad word. Many who reached out to me are upset about the way the news was delivered: “Compass Coffee, a DC based company just laid off 180 of their 200 employees abruptly with no compensation or support. Here’s the insufficient letter from the owner. It was heartbreaking for employees having worked there for years.”

Sadly similar lay offs have and will continue to occur throughout the industry. Please see the virtual tip jar for service industry workers. Hopefully baristas can be included too. And hopefully the District Council will provide support to the workers laid off as well. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth September 20, 2019 at 11:45 am 0

1301 K Street, NW

The placard says:

“A Retailer’s Class “D” Restaurant located inside of a full-service grocery store that will serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including sandwiches, pizza, empanadas, and salads. Offering a Sidewalk Café with a seating capacity of 20. Total Occupancy Load of 40 seats.” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 28, 2019 at 2:45 pm 0

Rendering of West Half and 1221 Van courtesy JBG

From a press release:

“JBG SMITH Properties (NYSE: JBGS), a leading owner and developer of high-quality, mixed-use properties in the Washington, DC market, today announced that it has signed three new leases at West Half, its 388,174 square foot mixed-use development project in the Ballpark District slated for completion in early 2020. JBG SMITH also signed a new lease at 1221 Van, its mixed-use development adjacent to West Half. (more…)


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