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by Prince Of Petworth January 22, 2018 at 9:15 am 0


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by Prince Of Petworth January 21, 2018 at 10:22 pm 0


2301 L Street, NW

D.C.’s first Bluestone Lane coffee has opened.

“Our West End location is a full service, sit down café, serving all of your Bluestone Lane favorites. Join us for an enhanced dining experience and enjoy our premium coffee, wellness drinks, BL signature cold-pressed juices and organic teas. The food offering at this café includes delicious healthy dishes such as our famous #AvoSmash, signature Breakfast Bowl and Eggs Your Way, as well as a range of grab and go delights and Husk Bakeshop gluten-free pastries. We can’t wait to meet our new locals!”

The liquor license placard says:

“New Class “C” Restaurant, which consists of a full-service Australian-inspired coffee place that will be offering a seasonal menu featuring progressive café fare for all-day breakfast, lunch, and early evening appetizers. The restaurant will have 64 seats and a Total Occupancy Load of 74. Licensee is requesting a Sidewalk Café endorsement with 48 seats.”


23rd and L Street, NW

by Prince Of Petworth January 21, 2018 at 10:05 pm 0


3509 Connecticut Ave, NW

Thanks to Kevin for sending the story from WTOP:

“Scottsdale, Arizona-based Cold Stone Creamery will open its eighth Washington-area location this summer in D.C.’s Cleveland Park neighborhood.

The ice cream chain has signed a lease for 1,400 square feet at Sam’s Park & Shop shopping center at 3503 Connecticut Ave. NW. It will replace Secolari Olive Oil at the property, owned by Rockville-based Federal Realty.”

Secolari closed back in April and Petco’s last day is January 23rd (Target coming.) Cleveland Park once had a Cold Stone Creamery located at 3508 Connecticut Ave, NW. That space is becoming a Pivot Physical Therapy.

by Prince Of Petworth January 21, 2018 at 10:00 pm 0


2005 14th Street, NW

Diet Starts Monday opened up back in May. This space was an empty lot next to Marvin and turned into Blackbyrd Warehouse which was built and opened back in 2011. Then it became a Vietnamese Restaurant and Pho house (Hanoi House) in 2012, and Marvin also expanded into the upstairs space in 2012, then it briefly housed a Maketto residency before becoming Den of Thieves and then briefly The BBQ Joint.

Did anyone ever go to ‘Diet Starts Monday’?

by Prince Of Petworth January 20, 2018 at 1:40 pm 0


Photo by Rachel

Thanks to all who messaged. Nathan reports:

“My sister spotted this scene in Logan Circle at around 8:30 this morning. Looks like someone had a rough – and super dangerous – night.”


Photo by Lee

Jason writes:

“Somebody “parked” on Logan Circle. Hope everyone was OK. Seems like a metaphor for #shutdown2018.”


Photo by Jason

by Prince Of Petworth January 19, 2018 at 4:00 pm 0


116 Kennedy Street, NW

From an email:

Jackie Lee’s just started doing brunch on Saturday and Sunday starting at 11am.
Some offerings include:

Breakfast Burritos w/ Beef Brisket, Pulled Pork, Smoked Caponata, and Bacon
Wisconsin Hash Browns for 2
Chicken and Waffles
and more fun hangover food

Also, we are throwing a party this Saturday to remind people that our current political situation is NOT NORMAL…”

by Prince Of Petworth January 19, 2018 at 3:30 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

I came out of a meeting in Dupont to hop on my bike to my next meeting to find a Mobike on top of mine. I pulled it off and tried to go on my way but the back tire wasn’t moving because the Mobike had broken my back brake and smashed it into the tire to the point that it can’t move! Now I also can’t easily push my bike to a shop. Has anyone succeeded in getting Mobike assistance in repairing the bike or at least identifying the Mobike user who did the damage?”

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