Thanks to Laura for sending: “As seen in foggy bottom, 10/3/2019. It appears to be a 🎄 tree?”
YES!! I knew we could get to October. I knew it. Never lose hope.
Last Christmas Tree in Town is brought to you by the Friends of the White Whale Society!
So, this is a new one for me. I work in a shared workspace in Foggy Bottom that has of a lot of small offices working on the same floor of the building (mostly lawyers and similar professionals with a handful of employees). The company we rent from occasionally leases out the large conference room on our floor for all kinds of one-off meetings…but nothing as strange as what I saw yesterday.
At first, I didn’t think anything of the group of young, well-dressed people setting up in the conference room, until they started playing new age music and set up this extremely bizarre banner outside of the door. Read More
From a press release:
“BYT Media today announces dates, location and initial talent for a thrilling new edition of their project: Death Becomes Us – A True Crime Festival – WASHINGTON D.C. EDITION. The multi day event is the second edition of the festival, which saw its premiere edition in Washington D.C. in 2018 and a Spring 2019 edition in New York City. The event is expected to attract upwards of 8000 attendees at Lisner Auditorium, November 8-10th, with warm up events and content leading up to it. Read More
20th and Pennsylvania Ave, NW
11am Thursday, May 30th!
Sneak a peek inside and see the full press release: Read More
2708 Virginia Ave, NW
“$2800 / 1000ft2 – FOGGY BOTTOM-UNIQUE 2BR/2BATH TH W/ FINISHED BASEMENT Read More
courtesy KAZ Sushi Bistro
From a press release:
“In 1999, Chef Kaz Okochi opened the doors to what turned out to be one of Washington, DC’s most coveted seats and exceptional Japanese dining experiences, KAZ Sushi Bistro. This April marks KAZ Sushi Bistro’s 20th anniversary milestone. This modern Japanese restaurant is Chef Kaz’s window into creativity, where he pushes boundaries, and creates some of the most authentic yet groundbreaking Japanese dishes ever imagined. Always on the “cutting edge,” Chef Kaz works with Japanese, Western, and other international flavors to create what he calls “freestyle Japanese cuisine”–original presentations, often with a modern twist. Read More
inside the shops at 2000 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Jessica reports that the Perfect Pita in Foggy Bottom is closing:
“the cashier expects the store to be closed by the end of the month, bummer!”
Any Perfect Pita fans? Updates when we learn what becomes of the space.
2000 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Thanks to Anna for sending:
“I walked by the 2000 Penn NW block yesterday and saw a Duke’s Grocery is going in! I’ve never eaten at one but hear fanatic things. Thought people would be excited about this.”
2040 I Street, NW
Looks like the old Lindy’s Red Lion is now going to be a Puglisi Hair Cuts shop. Puglisi is currently in the 2100 Pennsylvania Ave building (where TGIFriday’s was) which I heard is slated for renovation.”