Washington, DC

438 Massachusetts Ave, NW Photo by Angela Smith

Thanks to Angela for sending the new signage. Michael also reported to us:

“I ran into one of the owners of Pub and the People outside of the old Sixth Engine space and he told me the name of the new place will be ‘Present Company’. They still did not know when they would be opening.”

On behalf of many in the ‘hoood – HURRY UP!


2411 18th Street, NW

From a press release:

“Rum Day DC Co-founder Jonathan Peterson and Saab Harrison, formerly of Service Bar Will Open “Tiki On 18th,” a Lively Tiki Cocktail Bar and Eatery, July 2019.

Jonathan Peterson has earned a reputation for building brands nationally, as well as in the DMV area and as Co-founder of Rum Day DC, Rum Cocktail Club, and the Rum Block Party in Baltimore. Saab Harrison has honed his craft creating cocktails during his time at Service bar, as well as with Drink Company.

Patrons will be amazed by the decor of Tiki On 18th used to create the vibe of paradise, courtesy of Pearl Madryga at Roam Interiors. Read More


From a press release:

“Drink Company’s latest Pop-Up Bar celebrating all things esports will open Thursday, July 18 with three distinct spaces paying tribute to the District’s burgeoning gaming community and to three of the industry’s most popular games: Overwatch, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and NBA2K19. The pop-up will feature Drink Company’s signature over-the-top décor, open play components, and game-themed cocktails. Read More


1401 Pennsylvania Ave, SE. Photo by Harrison O’Neill

Harrison writes:

“Signs now up for The Roost and Show of Hands at the Blackbird construction site!”

Washington CityPaper reported:

“Nick Farrell will lead the first bar to take shape in the 12,500-square-foot space, Show of Hands. You’ve tasted his cocktails at Iron Gate and Hazel.

Within The Roost, NRG will compliment Show of Hands with a beer bar from Greg Engert, plus a host of eateries.”



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