Washington, DC


1201 K Street, NW. Photo by PoPville flickr user Ted Eytan

From a press release:

“Eaton DC has announced their decision to go beef-free for the month of October 2019. The hotel has decided to make this change in response to the record-breaking fires destroying the Amazon rainforest and the effect on the lives of her indigenous residents. Record fires are raging in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, with more than 2,500 fires currently burning. They are collectively emitting huge amounts of carbon, with smoke plumes visible thousands of kilometers away. The growing number of fires are the result of illegal forest clearing to create land for farming. Fires are set deliberately and spread easily in the dry season. Read More

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hahaha oh man thanks to Tim for sending:

“Saw this parked in front of the Air and Space Museum this afternoon. I looked them up on line and it’s a rolling hotel.”

From Wikipedia:

“Rotel Tours is a German tourism company, a subsidiary of the Georg Höltl GmBH & Co. KK in Tittling, Germany. Read More

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1120 22nd Street,NW

Thanks to Brent for sending: “Coming soon to the West End Ritz”

Their liquor license application says:

“New Tavern that will be a members-only club to store valuable wine and have wine tastings. Serving meats, cheeses, breads and light fare to be brought in from neighboring restaurants.Total Occupancy Load is 199.” Read More

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From a press release:

Pendry Hotels & Resorts, today announced its further expansion into the Mid-Atlantic with Pendry Washington D.C. – The Wharf. The 140,000-square-foot hospitality development located within Phase 2 of The Wharf, is set to begin construction this summer. This new addition to The Wharf will bring the Pendry Hotels & Resorts refined sense of modern-day luxury hospitality to the waterfront neighborhood in 2022. Read More

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From a press release:

“A 247-room Holiday Inn Express hotel will break ground this month in Washington, DC’s Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood. Birchington LLC, owned by Habte Sequar, closed on a construction loan from Atlanta-based Stonehill Strategic Capital to commence construction on the $93 million project.

Projected to open in the fourth quarter of 2020, the 14-story hotel will be located at 317 K Street, NW on the northeast corner of 4th and K. Read More

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Photo by PoPville flickr user angela n.

From Airbnb:

“Airbnb, the world’s leading community driven hospitality company, announced today that its Washington, D.C. host community earned a total of approximately $96 million in supplemental income while welcoming approximately 517,500 guest arrivals to the nation’s capital in 2018.

This comes as D.C. residents increasingly embrace the home sharing platform as an opportunity to earn supplemental income and make ends meet. There are now over 6,300 hosts citywide who share their home via Airbnb, typically earning about $10,000 annually in supplemental income. Read More

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