Thanks to John for sending: ” A few months ago I noticed, after 15 years in the hood, Greek letters on the top of this gorgeous building. My Greek former high school football coach was nice enough to translate from the photos I took this evening.
John, the first part is someone’s name: Read More
2473 18th Street, NW
“Restaurant Space for Lease
Located on the premier block of Adams Morgan, the 1500 s.f. space is beautifully designed and currently operating as a fast casual format restaurant and could accommodate a full service restaurant. A new kitchen with lined shaft and 8′ hood will convey with the lease. Western facing windows showcase a split-level seating area for great street visibility. The block is home to Adams Morgan staples like Songbyrd, Idle Time Books, Madam’s Organ, Tryst, the Diner and Retrobottega, truly the preeminent nightlife strip in the city. Read More
I once ran into the guy who does these signs and he was so nice. I kick myself every time I see one for not learning his story.
From Adams Morgan: Read More
Thanks to all who messaged us. Fingers crossed for a 3pm restoration. You can view the pepco power outage map here.
Update from Alert DC:
“PEPCO reports the power outage has spread to the following neighbor hoods in addition to Lanier Heights: Mount Pleasant, Park View, Columbia Heights, Adams Morgan, Cardoza, and Kalorama. There are approximately 2277 customers affected with an estimated restoration time of 2:00 PM.”
Update #2: “PEPCO has updated their reported outages to be only Mount Pleasant with 419 customers affected and Adams Morgan with 272 customers affected. There is an estimated restoration time of 5:00 PM.”
Update #3: “PEPCO has updated their reported outages to be only the Adams Morgan area with 272 customers affected. There is an estimated restoration time of 5:00 PM.”
1807 Florida Avenue, NW
Hmm this is a curious location. The liquor license placard for an as of yet unnamed bar says:
“A new Retailer’s Class C Tavern with a seating capacity of 30 and Total Occupancy Load of 50. Requesting a Summer Garden with 15 seats and a Live Entertainment Endorsement for both inside the premises and outside in the Summer Garden.” Read More
Following on the heels of the coconut conundrum comes this milk mystery from Mary:
“this is the fourth time these cartons of milk have been left on me and my neighbors doors. We have no idea whose putting it there. Any insight?”
1864 Columbia Road, NW
As late December has come and gone and many, many folks have inquired what’s up with the Streets Market coming to the former Metro K space. The folks from Streets Market tell me they are now on track for: “a late Jan / early Feb opening. Almost done on the inside.”
We should have a firmer date in the next couple of weeks. STAY TUNED.
Ed. Note: See our discussion on D.C.’s best bookstores here.
Thanks to Josh for the heads up. Lost City Books (previously home to Idle Time Books) writes:
“We’re boxing up and saying bye to the books as we get ready for our remodel. Come and see us and our new shelves on February 3rd. Until then, happy reading!” Read More
This rental is located at 2110 19th Street, NW near Califonia St. The Craigslist ad says:
“$3295 / 2br – 850ft2 – Top Floor Corner Two Bedroom, Two Bath with View of the US Capitol ! Read More
1652 Columbia Rd, NW
Avi tells us: “not sure if you already know this, but just confirmed with some Federalist Pig staff that they’re expanding next door. The guy I spoke to said they’re moving forward with it, but didn’t have an exact timeline yet. Seems like our rib tip dreams are coming true.”
Back when Cricket closed next door in October, a reader wrote: “Perhaps an expansion is in their future?” I was skeptical but shared the famous James Allen quote – “Dreams are the seedlings of realities.” Indeed. Read More