919 5th Street, NW
Thanks to Jayme for sending:
“Look’s like Silo is expanding. I wish there were more details on if it’s going to be a roof deck/outdoors or just a 2nd story.”
For those not familiar with Silo:
“Silo is conveniently located only blocks from Chinatown, the Verizon Center and the Convention Center. With a focus on local, fresh, modern American cuisine, Silo offers culinary excellence, genuine hospitality and fine craft cocktails. Silo features 12 rotating craft beers on tap, as well as 20 bottled offerings. Local spirits line the shelves and are perfectly displayed in pre-prohibition themed cocktails. The menu changes its core features monthly and highlights daily specials in step with the freshest, seasonal items. Come in, get comfortable and stay a while…Silo will take care of the rest.”
Check out their menus here.
5th and K St, NW
Thanks to Mary for sending the story from the Washington Business Journal:
“After 10 years at the prominent corner, owner Andy Shallal is moving on — but not too far.”
WBJ says they are moving into the old Bistro L’Hommage space across the street at 450 K Street, NW and should be open in September. STAY TUNED.
450 K Street, NW
I have what could be the most random/weird question of all time. I noticed that there is an apartment above the City Vista Safeway (5th and L St, NW) that has what looks to be a blue light that fills the entire room. Do you have any idea what this is? It looks like a rave of avatar party……”
Somebody just digs listening to some String Cheese Incident and enjoys getting a little trippy?
311 H Street, NW
Any word on what happened to Tunnel Liquor near 4th and Mass? Interesting that someone in the neighborhood said the owner was remodeling, but someone else said the liquor license was not renewed. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯”
Anyone know the details? They opened back in 2007. Facebook says permanently closed. For those who live nearby, where do you get your beer/wine/liquor?
The following was written by PoPville contributor David McAuley, founder of Short Articles about Long Meetings.
photo via Wikipedia by
At its regularly-scheduled meeting May 1, Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 6E/Shaw voted to support a proposal to name a set of Mt. Vernon Squangle alleys “Crowdy Court”. After the vote, Councilmember Charles Allen (Ward Six) told the ANC that he would introduce a law to the City Council to make the name official.
“I’ll proudly introduce that legislation,” Allen said.
The alleys are located in the interior of the block bordered by Fourth Street, M Street, Fifth Street, and New York Avenue NW. They will be named in honor of William Saunders Crowdy, who was born into slavery in Maryland, escaped, served in the Union Army, and became, in 1896, the founder of The Church of God and Saints of Christ, a Black Hebrew Israelite religious group, according to Wikipedia. (more…)
440 K Street, NW
Thought I’d share this cool new barre concept “Barre-ticle Club”.
It’s part barre class, part article discussion (with wine and treats!). The goal is to work bodies and brains in a community that embraces challenge.
The first one is next Wednesday 5/2 at A Baked Joint and the article being discussed is “Cat Person” by Kristin Roupenian. Karina Carlson, a barre instructor at Neighborhood Barre in Arlington is teaching the class and leading the discussion. Tickets can be found here and include the barre class, wine, and treats!”
From a press release:
“Chaia, the elevated fast casual brand that brings farmers and street food together through vegetables, announces that it has signed the lease for its second location, slated to open later this year. Called one of the “50 Best Taco Joints in America” by Business Insider , Chaia’s new restaurant will open near Mount Vernon Triangle at 615 Eye Street NW.
This unit is located at 460 New York Ave, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:
“PRIME MOUNT VERNON LOCATION IN CHIC BOUTIQUE BLDG! Top flr urban oasis w/ sweeping city views to Natl Cathedral! Floor-to-ceiling windows, wide plank HW flrs, 10′ ceilings, SS appls. & quartz counters. Built 2015. BR w/ W.I.C., stacked W/D unit. Lobby w/ concierge, 360 roof lounge w grills. Across from 24/7 Safeway & blocks to City Center, restaurants, 2 metros! Parking space & storage unit.”
You can see more photos here.
This 740 square foot 1 bed/1 bath is going for $535,000 ($566 monthly fee.)