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by Prince Of Petworth February 22, 2019 at 9:45 am 0


99 M Street, SE

From a press release:

“Metropolitan Hospitality Group (MHG) – a locally owned and operated restaurant group focused on providing exceptional seasonal fare, craft cocktails and hospitality – announces the opening of Él Bebe, a vibrant taco and tequila bar and restaurant, at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26th. Located at Skanska’s 99M Street SE development, Él Bebe occupies the adjoining space to the recently opened CIRCA at Navy Yard.

Él Bebe, which translates to ‘he drinks,’ was conceived of as a passion project– exactly the type of place the team at Metropolitan Hospitality Group would want to unwind themselves after a long day. Menu items by Executive Chef Javier Loayza focus on bold creations inspired by Mexican flavors and include tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas and burritos in addition to main entrée platters and desserts. Signature items on the menu include: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 19, 2019 at 11:45 am 0


coming to 1201 Half Street, SE near the coming Punch Bowl

From a press release:

Atlas Brew Works (Atlas) is thrilled to announce a forthcoming second location, slated for a spring 2020 opening in Navy Yard at 1201 Half Street SE, on the street level of the West Half residential property. Atlas will become the first manufacturing brewery to have multiple locations within the District of Columbia with the addition of a new site boasting a tap room with 12 draft lines. The brewery and tap room will be conveniently located in one of the city’s most sought-after neighborhoods, across from the Center Field Gate at Nationals Park. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 10, 2019 at 11:23 pm 0


99 M Street, SE

Thanks to Lindsay for sending.

From a press release:

“Metropolitan Hospitality Group (MHG) – a locally owned and operated restaurant group focused on providing exceptional seasonal fare, craft cocktails and hospitality – announces the opening of CIRCA at Navy Yard on Monday, February 11, in the Washington, DC Navy Yard neighborhood at 99 M Street, SE. CIRCA at Navy Yard marks the first of two Navy Yard openings for the MHG team, who will welcome Él Bebe, a tacos and tequila concept, in the adjoining space in the coming weeks.

CIRCA at Navy Yard is the fourth outpost for CIRCA, which has locations in Chinatown, Foggy Bottom and Clarendon. The new restaurant will initially open at 4pm daily for happy hour and dinner, with lunch and brunch to follow. Menu items include CIRCA signature dishes from Culinary Director Mike Huff, including: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 7, 2019 at 1:45 pm 0

“Dear PoPville,

The ATF has released their report on the Arthur Capper Fire at the senior home in Navy Yard a few months ago. To say the findings are disturbing is an understatement.

· Investigators ruled out electrical or other mechanical causes of the fire, saying it was likely the result of human activity in the attic.

· There was clear evidence someone tried to put the fire out with a garden house from the roof just after it started. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 7, 2019 at 10:05 am 0


79 Potomac Ave, SE

Thanks to L. for sending the Dacha Navy Yard update:

“Dacha will be opening their restaurant by mid-March!

They will begin construction on the outside terrace beginning later this week. This will involve removing the benches and chairs that are directly in front of their space. However, they will be re-opening the space in April will new seating, lights, and décor.”


Across the street from Nats Park First Base Gate

by Prince Of Petworth February 5, 2019 at 2:45 pm 0


via google maps

From MPD:

Sounds of Gunshots N Street SE UPDATE ARREST MADE.

Good evening, just wanted to let all know that thank you to the good number of citizens that came forward with their tips and keen observations, an arrest was made last night relating to this event. First district units were able to locate the individual responsible for discharging the weapon and actually striking 2 unoccupied vehicles that were parked on the street. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 4, 2019 at 9:45 am 0

T-9 days to pitchers and catchers reporting.

Speaking of Nats Park – New Backpack Policy:

From the Nats on Friday:

“Today, the Washington Nationals announced that beginning with the 2019 season backpacks may not be brought into Nationals Park, except as otherwise provided in the Nationals Bag Policy. The policy was revised in order to enhance ballpark safety. Exceptions may be made for backpack diaper bags or backpacks used for ADA/medical reasons. All purses, briefcases, drawstring bags, diaper bags and soft-sided coolers that do not exceed 16″x16″x8” will still be permitted. On the day of purchase, backpacks bought during games or events at Nationals Park will be tagged and permitted for that day only. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 4, 2019 at 9:25 am 0


via google maps

From MPD around 9:30pm Sunday:

“First District units are currently investigating calls for sounds of gunshots around the area of 20 N street and also Half and L street SE…Anyone with information relating to these sounds, or any other criminal event that has occurred please call 202-727-9099 or contact me directly at [email protected]…”

a reader reported:

“I just got off the metro and there’s are a ton of cops and the street in front of big stick is taped off.”


via google maps

From MPD around 1am:

“The Fifth District is investigating an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) that occurred on Monday, February 4, 2019 in the Unit block of Florida Avenue, NE.

An adult male victim was found at the location suffering from multiple stab wounds to the body. The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

Anyone who may have information pertaining to this investigation is asked to call 202-727-9099 or may send a text message to 50411.”

by Prince Of Petworth February 3, 2019 at 10:22 pm 0


1250 Half Street, SE

The liquor license placard for Punch Bowl Social is posted at one of the new buildings right outside the metro on Half Street not far from Nats Park. It says:

“A restaurant that will serve food made from scratch for breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch with social activities. The licensee is requesting 2 Sidewalk Cafés with seating for 40 patrons. The licensee is also requesting a Summer Garden with seating for 20 patrons. They are also requesting an Entertainment Endorsement to provide live entertainment indoors only. Interior seating for 250, with a Total Occupancy Load of 1050.”

Punch Bowl’s Arlington website says: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 1, 2019 at 11:15 am 0


via Hank’s at the Park

From Hank’s:

“Your favorite oyster bar has teamed up with your favorite baseball team. Welcome to Hank’s at the Park!”

Update: Hank’s got a little premature in their excitement, “Hank’s Oyster Bar / Jamie Leeds Restaurant Group is still in talks with Nationals Stadium to be at the ballpark.” Updates if/when it’s finalized.

T-13 days till Nats pitchers and catchers report!!

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