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label for “86 Years is a hazy double IPA double dry-hopped with Galaxy”

Here’s one from Bluejacket (300 Tingey Street, SE): “The Navy Yard brewery will tap a brand-new double IPA for the occasion: 86 Years. A reference to how long it’s been since a Washington baseball team has made it to the World Series, 86 Years is a hazy double IPA double dry-hopped with Galaxy – it’s a juicy fruit bomb of a brew that shows intense notes of passionfruit, peach and orange, and it goes on draft Tuesday in time for Game 1. Plus, we’ll have the following food + beer specials available during watch parties for all away games:

$5 Cans
Solidarity Brew 2019 – Kellerbier
Controlling Interest – Golden Ale

$5 Drafts
Turning Road
For The Company
Object Lesson
Palace at 4am

Cheddar & Togarashi Popcorn $4
Smoky Onion Rings with curry mayo $5
Fried Chicken Bites with fermented chili aioli $7
Peel & Eat Shrimp with old bay, charred lemon aioli $12
Short Rib Nachos with beer cheese, black beans, pico de gallo, sour cream $10”

Standby for many more. With likely late hours too.

From ABRA:

“Congratulations to the Washington Nationals for sweeping the 2019 National League Championship Series and clinching their first trip to the World Series!

If you are an ABC licensee interested in hosting a Watch Party or related event and want to extend your approved hours of operation, you must file a One-Day Substantial Change Application. Read More

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Back in February 2016 I officially proclaimed RAR’s Naticoke Nectar the best beer I’d been drinking. I still love it. And I still love almost everything they put out – especially their one offs. Ed. Note: Nanny O’Briens usually has the rare stuff on tap. Anyway, let’s get right to it, I don’t have a lot here but a very good source tells me that RAR Brewing has signed a lease in Navy Yard – not sure if it’s gonna be a brewpub/taproom or what not but if they are coming – this is very good news indeed! Stay tuned.

In the meantime – Navy Yard is becoming quite the beer hub with Gordon Biersch, Bardo, Bluejacket and Atlas coming too.

From RAR’s website:

“Based in Cambridge, MD on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay, local boys brewing local beers. Read More

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300 Tingey Street, SE. Photo by Rey Lopez

From a press release:

“Hatoba – the 3rd Sapporo-style ramen shop/4th restaurant from the talented team behind the Daikaya Group – Daikaya, Haikan, and Bantam King – including dynamic DC-based partners and restaurateurs Daisuke Utagawa, Executive Chef Katsuya Fukushima, and Yama Jewayni – opened in the District’s booming ‘The Yards’ neighborhood. Read More

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From MPD:

“Shortly after 1pm today, we received a call for gunshots heard in the vicinity of the 1300 block of Half Street, SW. Our officers were in the area and responded to the block. We located a male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the court yard area. He was ultimately pronounced dead and our Homicide Unit assumed the investigation. As of now we have a look out for a black male, thin in stature, wearing dark clothing.

We ask that anyone with information or video regarding this incident call us immediately and share that with us. Please call 202-727-9099 or text us at 50411. As always information leading to the successful prosecution of homicide cases may be eligible for rewards up to $25,000.”

NBC Washington reported: “A 15-year-old boy (Thomas Johnson) was shot and killed near Nationals Park Wednesday afternoon, hours before thousands of Nats fans were set to attend a playoffs watch party at the stadium.”


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From MPD:

“On Wednesday October 9, 2019 at approximately 2143 hours police officers from the Fifth District responded to a call for a shooting on the 1600 block of Rosedale St NE. Once on scene the officers located two adult male who had sustained traumatic injuries and were unconscious and not responsive. This is an active investigation being conducted by detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department Violent Crimes Bureau. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact MPD at 202-727-9099.”

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“Dear PoPville,

I’d like to share with you my latest masterpiece… I call it “Porta Potties of the Sky.”

Artist Notes: October, 9 2019. Digital photography. I was walking to work this morning along I St SE when four porta potties soared majestically through the air and landed on the roof of a building under construction. Unfortunately my camera phone lens was a bit foggy and I had only a quick second to catch the spectacular event (and I was talking to my mom on the phone and had to cut her off mid-sentence–sorry mom!), so it didn’t turn out as oddly beautiful as it was in real life (I’m a huge fan of sunrises and clouds–some of the prettiest pictures I’ve taken have been of the sun rising on M St. SE in the morning and the afternoon clouds walking home from work. We do live in a beautiful city). Read More

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From MPD Tuesday:

“Tonight at approximately 7:15 PM, during a road rage incident, an aggressive driver brandished a firearm at another motorist on the 11th Street Bridge SE. Based on the rapid response by patrol and crime suppression officers, the suspect and vehicle were located near 3rd St SE and L St SE. With help from our K9 team, we were able to locate a firearm and arrest the suspect for ADW-Gun.”

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From the Nationals:

“With an exhilarating victory in Game 4 of the NLDS against the Dodgers, the Nationals have forced a decisive Game 5 in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Even though the game will be played in LA, the Postseason party continues in D.C. as Nationals Park will host a Game 5 Watch Party, presented by Budweiser, and the Nats look to #STAYINTHEFIGHT. Read More

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RIP Bardawg

Thanks to all who passed on the very sad news from Bardo Brewing last night:

“SAD news. Bardawg has passed away. He had a tumor pressing on his spinal cord. Leading to a fairly rapid paralysis of his back half. Hope everyone remembers the good times with Bardawg! He had a good life hanging out with all his friends (you folks) over the past 7 years! RIP.” Read More

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From a press release:

“La Famosa, a tribute to the vibrant, flavorful cuisine of Puerto Rico, will open in the Navy Yard neighborhood of Washington, DC. The all-day, “fine-casual” restaurant will serve lunch and dinner alongside an extensive coffee program and full bar. The brainchild of Chef Joancarlo Parkhurst, La Famosa is a nod to the Caribbean island where he was born. Located at 1300 4th Street, SE in The Bower, the restaurant is expected to open in Spring 2020. Meaning ‘The Famous One’, La Famosa is the name of the Puerto Rican canning food company which Parkhurst’s family founded in 1921. It’s famous for Coco López, a key ingredient in the piña colada. Read More

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