Washington, DC

1422 L Street, NW

At the end of last month we broke the news that things were not looking good for the Post Pub. The Post’s Tim Carman breathed an ounce of hope but sadly that didn’t work out. This morning the Post Pub writes:

“I am sad to inform our customers and friends that due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related factors I am forced to close the Post Pub permanently. There’s simply no other option.

To all of our long time loyal customers, I can only say thank you!! More of you than I can name came in almost every day. You were the biggest part of the Post Pub family. A special thanks to the Washington Post employees who helped us pay a lot of bills over the years!

To my employees: I am sorry it ended so abruptly and that you must now look for employment elsewhere. After 43+ years in the same spot, it is hard for me to say goodbye. I am most proud of the fact that three people worked at the Pub for over 30 years and six people for over 20 years. That tells me it really was more than just a business, it was a family. Read More


Franklin Square is “bounded by K Street NW to the north, 13th Street NW on the east, I Street NW on the south, and 14th Street NW on the west.”

Thanks to Jonathan for sending the Franklin Park update: “Wonder if Bowser has a plan for the large number of homeless individuals who will be displaced by this project.”

Ed. Note: The sign mentions some services for those experiencing homelessness: Read More


1212 18th Street, NW

From Facebook:

Statement on the closure of Eighteenth Street Lounge after 25 Years

Washington, D.C., has been the home of Eighteenth Street Lounge for the past 25 years, and I have had the great fortune to deliver unique nightlife experiences in a city that I love. The well-being of our patrons, and staff has always been a leading priority for the ESL team, and given the current uncertainty of when we can welcome patrons back safely, we have decided to close the space indefinitely. Read More


Photo by Joseph Mentzer

Yesterday we spoke about the bathroom situation (with some options in that link plus 9:30 Club) so this is a sight for many sore eyes. Thanks to Joseph for sending: “Restrooms for Protesters today! 7th & Constitution NW”

Photo by Doug Landry

Doug reports: “We’re set up with 2,320 pounds of ice (any other groups can come get some), free ice cold water and **three portapotties** at the corner of 16th and Eye, directly across from the AFL-CIO. Stop by!”

Have you seen any other locations? If so please let us know the locations. Read More


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