Washington, DC

inside 51 M Street, NE courtesy Spot of Tea

From a press release:

“On October 20, 2019, Spot of Tea will host a grand opening celebration of their first permanent location. After three years as a staple of the DC farmers market circuit, the local tea company has found its first year-round home inside the Streets Market located at 51 M St NE in NoMa. The grand opening celebration begins at 11 a.m. with one free drink for each of the first 50 customers, followed by a buy one get one free drink promotion for the rest of the day. Beginning October 21, their store hours will be 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week. They are currently soft opened with a limited menu from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Read More


1200 3rd Street, NE

S writes: “They’re demo-ing an old warehouse in NoMa right by the metro. lots of dust and contaminants in the air on my morning walk this am. Can we get an asbestos report?? The structure is super old and you can see two different insulations are used.”

Here are the plans and a rendering for what’s coming from the Trammell Crow Company:

“A 2.43-acre mixed-use development in D.C.’s NoMa neighborhood. Read More


Inside 1280 4th Street, NE. Photo by by Rey Lopez

From a press release:

“The Union Market District’s highly anticipated Latin marketplace, La Cosecha, will soft open this Thursday, October 3, with a weekly four-day schedule.

La Cosecha partners Zona E Home, NOVA BOSSA and Serenata will open their doors to preview the rich heritage of Latin sips and styles, while Peruvian Brothers, La Casita, Amparo, El Cielo, Mosaico (from the team behind Arepa Zone) and FILOS Bakery will offer a taste of what’s to come in a pop-up capacity. Grand Cata, Ali Pacha, Café Unido and Zumo are coming soon. Read More


7th and Pennsylvania Ave, SE

Trickling Springs D.C. locations are in Union Market at 1309 5th Street, NE and across from Eastern Market – pictured above. Unclear when their exact last days open will be. The Eastern Market location only opened last summer.

Thanks to all who sent the sad news from The Record Herald:

“”We regret to announce that effective Sept. 27, 2019, Trickling Springs Creamery will be shutting down plant operations,” said Joe Miller, director of sales and marketing for Trickling Springs, which sells and produces dairy products.” Read More


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