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by Prince Of Petworth December 6, 2017 at 4:00 pm 0


2337 18th Street, NW

From an email:

“Next Tuesday we will be playing the cult classic “The Room” on the big screen projector. We will also be handing out free plastic spoons to our guests for throwing, which is the tradition among the film’s devotees — to throw spoons at the screen. Movies are starting at 8 now.

Of course this times up with the release of the James Franco directed “The Disaster Artist,” which is based on the making of film.”

by Prince Of Petworth December 3, 2017 at 10:22 pm 0


1725 Columbia Road, NW

Chief Ike’s closed after 25 years in March 2015.

The liquor license placard says:

“Infusion Club and Restaurant

A new Tavern serving Ethiopian cuisine. Seating capacity of 350 inside. Total Occupancy Load of 600. Sidewalk Cafe with 30 seats. Requesting an Entertainment Endorsement, with Dancing and Cover Charge.”

Based on the size, I wonder if this will also be taking the adjacent space that was set to become, with coming soon signage still up, Villa Tuscana.

Infusion will join other recent Ethiopian arrivals to Adams Morgan – Zenebech Injera, Quara, Ababa, and Asmara, not to mention Adams Morgan Cafe.

Updates as Infusion gets closer to opening.

by Prince Of Petworth November 29, 2017 at 2:15 pm 0

This rental is located at 1845 Summit Place, NW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$1698 / 1br – 576ft2 – COMING SOON! LARGE 1 BR READY 12/5!

Park East is located in the heart of Adams Morgan; one of the most coveted neighborhoods in DC. We are near many bars, restaurants, and shops. Columbia Heights (green line) and Woodley Park –Zoo (red line) Metro stations are less than a mile away. The National Zoo is at our doorstep. The options are endless in this location. You will not find a better location for this price.

The building has luxurious amenities; Secured entry, 24 hour Fitness center and brand new Resident Lounge! (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 27, 2017 at 12:25 pm 0


via google maps

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District announced three arrests have been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Belt Buckle) offense that occurred in the 2200 block of 18th Street, Northwest, on Saturday, November 25, 2017.

At approximately 7:05 pm, a group of suspects approached the victim at the listed location. One of the suspects approached a victim and began to assault him with a belt buckle. The victim fell to the ground and a second suspect began to kick the victim. The second victim dropped his bag and went to intervene. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 7, 2017 at 10:25 am 0


1780 Columbia Road, NW

Whoa – thanks to Cait for sending this link to The Line Hotel‘s Eat & Drink at The LINE section:

“The LINE DC delivers a rich, multilayered, local experience like no other in Washington, DC. Take your pick of international or American fare available through distinct restaurant experiences from two James Beard-recognized chefs. Grab a locally-distilled beverage from A Rake’s Bar, discover the finest Taiwanese teas in East Parlour Tea, or have a drink over a live broadcast of Full Service Radio in the lobby. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 3, 2017 at 2:30 pm 0


2218 18th Street, NW

“Dear PoPville,

The three wonderful women who purchased Awash and transformed it into Asmara about a year ago have poured a heck of a lot of TLC into the joint and it’s quietly an absolute gem of a restaurant/lounge.

They are open 7 days a week from 11am to 2am (3am on Fri/Sat) and serve fantastic Ethiopian/Eritrean & American cuisine all day & all night (–superb late night alternative to jumbo slice). Breakfast is also available all day & all night. And their “Early Bird Special” (pasta with choice of sauce & any n/a beverage for $6.99 or a vegetarian platter with enjera & any n/a beverage for $7.99) is available from noon to 6pm. Happy Hour is 4 to 8 all seven days of the week ($3 beers!–including imports & small craft collection).

Also, the upstairs lounge there, or “Studio Ga Ga”, as it is colloquially known as, has become the unofficial nightly hang-out spot for the old Dr. Clock’s/Asylum/Toledo Lounge/Millie & Al’s/Angles diaspora and features a New Wave/’80’s-heavy playlist and host of $8 absinthe drinks.”

Check out the menu after the jump. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 1, 2017 at 10:22 pm 0


2471 18th Street, NW

From a Facebook event Thursday:

“The Old: After a happy year at ESL, the creative team from Addendum is moving right up 18th Street into the basement of Smoke & Barrel. We wish our old partners well.

The New: The move from Dupont to Adams Morgan is a pleasant one for us, as it brings us closer to our community. We’ve got a new name and some cozy new digs, but some things remain the same: no sugar, no citrus; no muss, no fuss; no shakers and no f*ing Tito’s. Jenny (Feldt) leads the charge on cocktails, programming, and hugs, while Lukey (B. Smith) runs the development house, providing the ingredients that keep things fresh in the absence of syrup and citrus.

This will be the first night of our two-month run as a PopUp called Past Perfect. Past Perfect will be taking over “Beneath the Barrel” below Smoke& Barrel and will be open Thursday through Sundays starting at 6pm until last call.

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