by Prince Of Petworth June 20, 2019 at 4:00 pm 0

From a press release:

“Run ·F·R·I·E·N·D·S· Run to the Heurich House Museum’s 90’s-themed 125th backyard birthday bash. The Heurich mansion was completed 125 years ago in 1894 and the museum is celebrating by partying like it’s 1994 this Saturday, June 22nd from 1-4pm!

There will be 90’s party favors, a birthday cake, and local beer from RaR Brewing, and without a doubt 1994 Top 40 hits on the boombox. The museum highly encourages guests to dig out their 90’s threads – bring a lawn chair and a few friends.

The event will also feature a taste test (1-2pm) of the most historically and scientifically accurate beer revival, Senate Beer – a DC hometown favorite originally produced by the Chr. Heurich Brewing Co. The museum plans to release the beer to the public this fall. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 19, 2019 at 9:15 am 0


1 Dupont Circle, NW. via James Hoban’s Irish Restaurant and Bar

From an email:

“After 12 exciting, successful and happy years trading in Dupont Circle, we have decided to accept an offer from the Mission group to sell James Hobans. 

When we opened James Hobans 12 years ago our goal was to present many of the best aspects of Irish hospitality in a modern setting. It is for others to judge whether we achieved this, but for as long as we have been here we have become the first port of call for so many Irish and other visitors to DC including a great number of politicians, diplomats and journalists. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 18, 2019 at 10:15 am 0


1 Dupont Circle, NW. via James Hoban’s Irish Restaurant and Bar

From a press release:

“Mission Group owners Fritz Brogan and Reed Landry have announced the acquisition of James Hoban’s Irish Restaurant & Bar located at 1 Dupont Circle buying the business from veteran restaurateur Patrick Whelan, who is retiring, and who will close the restaurant in mid-July. Over the next five months, the Mission Group will perform a multi-million dollar renovation and re-open in late 2019 as The Admiral paying tribute to Admiral Samuel Francis DuPont for whom the circle is named.

The 8,500 square-foot space will feature three bars, 14 draft lines and 15 big screen televisions. The 3,000 square-foot outdoor patio, one of the largest in Washington DC, will provide separate dining, lounge and event spaces. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 10, 2019 at 1:15 pm 0


1509 Swann Street, NW

Tom writes:

“1509 Swann, is on the market again. Love how the agent describes it as “historically significant”.

The full listing says:

“Don’t miss the rare opportunity to own a piece of history with this stunning 4 BR ; 3.5 BA Victorian rowhome, built circa 1886, located on gorgeous Swann Street in the highly desired Logan Circle neighborhood. Nestled in the heart of it all, this home offers luxury and privacy within a short walk to endless dining, retail, fitness, grocery, and transportation options. Upon entry, you~ll be amazed by the eleven-foot-high ceilings; the brilliant natural light that floods the living and dining areas; and the dramatic, antique English black marble fireplace, featuring a Venetian plaster chimney. (more…)

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