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by Prince Of Petworth — June 22, 2017 at 10:00 am 0


1909 K Street, NW

Thanks to all who emailed. Amanda reports:

“It appears that the 19th street wave of closures has spilled over to K st. Cities (formally LOOK, the rumored Icelandic restaurant) has closed. Cities was located on K st NW in between 19th and 20th st.”

Cities’ website is still active so we’ll see if this is a refresh or if a new restaurant is coming. Since their phone number is disconnected and they haven’t tweeted since March 14th I’d guess that latter. Stay tuned.

by Prince Of Petworth — June 12, 2017 at 10:22 pm 14 Comments


1720 I Street, NW

The liquor license placard posted outside the former Cafe Asia space says:

“Effigy

Licensee requests to transfer license from Safekeeping (former address 2840 Alabama Avenue, S.E.) to a new location at 1720 I Street, N.W. Maximum Number of Seats 350, and Total Occupancy Load of 500. Nude Performances permitted.”

Stay tuned.

by Prince Of Petworth — June 11, 2017 at 9:16 pm 6 Comments


639 Florida Ave, NW

Well this is terrifying and could’ve been so much worse:

by Prince Of Petworth — June 8, 2017 at 11:00 am 11 Comments


1837 1st Street, NW

From an email:

“Just a heads up starting on 6/9 we will be open at 11am every Friday for the rest of the Summer serving not only our Full Menu (in-house or delivered via UberEats & GrubHub) but we will have a 9 HOUR HAPPY HOUR! Yup our $5 Everything Behind the Bar Happy Hour which is everyday from 5pm – 8pm will start at 11am! 9 Hours of CRISPiness!!!!”

by Prince Of Petworth — June 6, 2017 at 1:15 pm 63 Comments


1843 7th St, NW

“Dear PoPville,

Do you know what’s going on with Eat the Rich, Mockingbird Hill, and Southern Efficiency? I walked by the other day and it looks like they’re all closed for good (white butcher paper covering the windows), and their websites aren’t working. Have these businesses shuttered?”

From a press release:

“The most anticipated pop-up of the summer is coming. Beginning June 21st, Drink Company and Ommegang Brewery present the Game of Thrones Pop-Up Bar (PUB), in the spaces formerly known as Mockingbird Hill, Southern Efficiency, and Eat the Rich (1839-1843 7th Street NW). (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth — May 22, 2017 at 11:11 pm 18 Comments


1334 U Street, NW

Well, they put up a good fight

Vivid’s Facebook page says:

“Vivid Lounge will quickly become your favorite destination this summer! We will bring some new flavor to the District by catering to a diverse crowd and offering great deals on drinks & food. Also, did we mention we’re located at the heart of DC’s historic U St. Corridor? More info coming soon.”

Handsome Cock (formerly Touchdown, and Momo’s sports bar), above the Codmother, is now Vivid Lounge.

And that’s pretty much all I have to say about that.

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