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by Prince Of Petworth September 22, 2017 at 3:55 pm 0


Design by Victory Dance Creative.

From a press release:

“Sunday, September 24, in Southwest Washington, DC, will see the arrival of the eighth annual DC State Fair from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. At Waterfront Station, the public is invited to enjoy contests that crown the city’s best growers, crafters, and cooks; performances from local musicians and dance troupes; and more than 55 food, art, and craft vendors showcasing and selling their wares.

This daylong celebration of all things homegrown is unique among local fairs and festivals: it is run entirely by volunteers, is free to attend, and is held in different neighborhoods from year to year, making the Fair accessible to all DC residents and visitors. This year, the DC State Fair has partnered with the Southwest Business Improvement District to bring the event to Waterfront Station. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth September 21, 2017 at 4:00 pm 0

From an email:

This Saturday is the 10th annual Cantina Cup Regatta.  It’s a fun day of on-the-water racing followed by the best afterparty on the East Coast.  The Cantina Cup regatta is DC Sail’s annual fundraiser that supports their youth scholarship fund that helps area kids get out on our local waterways.

DC Sail’s 65 foot schooner, American Spirit, will serve as the spectator boat for those who want to view the regatta action from the water.  It is sponsored by Corona and tickets include the option to attend the afterparty at Cantina Marina.”

by Prince Of Petworth September 18, 2017 at 3:55 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Beau Finley

From an email:

Cantina Marina is hosting “Love for Love City,” a fundraiser for St. John, USVI, the hardest hit US territory by Hurricane Irma. On Wednesday Sept. 20, 10 percent of all sales and $2 of every Painkiller (the official cocktail of the Virgin Islands) sold will go to the St. John Community Foundation, a charity set up in the wake of Hurricane Hugo in 1989.

The promotion is valid all day (11:30 to 10 pm), but an informal group of “Friends of St. John,” who’ve found each other on Facebook in the aftermath of Irma, are gathering between 4 and 9 to cry, laugh, reminisce and rally hope and funds for the future of St John. All are welcome!

So grab your friends, family and coworkers for lunch, happy hour or dinner at a restaurant whose Painkillers (yes, they are topped freshly grated nutmeg!), fish tacos and dockside location will have you in a St. John state of mind. Together we are #StJohnStrong!

Parking and transportation information here: http://www.cantinamarina.com/location.html

NOTE: the restaurant is going on hiatus in October so don’t miss this chance to show your appreciation for Cantina Marina too!**”

by Prince Of Petworth September 14, 2017 at 2:15 pm 0

Ed. Note: Obviously tons of stuff coming but $3275 for a 1 bed. Damn!!

This rental is located at 950 Maine Avenue, SW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$3275 / 1br – 985ft2 – Luxury Finishes in this Industrial 1 Bed/2 Bath Apt! Spacious & Modern

THE CHANNEL
1 bedroom 2 bath 985sq.ft

DESCRIPTION:
Ideally located at The Wharf, this eco-friendly one-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment at The Channel offers premium finishes. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth September 12, 2017 at 1:30 pm 0


courtesy The Wharf

From a press release:

“One month from opening, officials at Hoffman-Madison Waterfront (HMW), the master developer of the $2.5 billion, world class, mixed-use waterfront neighborhood The Wharf, announces opening day headliner The Bacon Brothers and more than 50 bands and performers that will help the city celebrate The Wharf’s Kickoff Celebration which begins Thursday, October 12 and runs through late Spring 2018 (with the opening of the restored and expanded 200-year-old Municipal Fish Market). (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth September 8, 2017 at 1:45 pm 0


24th and L Street, NW

Thanks to Payton for sending word from District Hardware & Bike:

“It’s been a great 10 years in Foggy Bottom but it’s time for us to bring a new concept to a new space. But we can’t bring everything! Save 50% on every hardware item with a red, plus big discounts on bikes and accessories. Hurry! We close Sept 15th.

by Prince Of Petworth September 8, 2017 at 9:30 am 0

First, there is no God.

Second, thanks to all who messaged us.

From Cantina Marina’s Facebook:

“It’s with a heavy heart that we announce the end of Cantina as we know it. Our last day of operation will be October 28, and then we’ll be gone until 2020-2021 with a new pier, a new coat of paint, and thankfully new bathrooms. It’s been a heck of a ride, and we’ll talk more about things later, but we hope to see you all soon.”

by Prince Of Petworth September 7, 2017 at 10:22 pm 0

Thanks to Tim for sending: “They installed the Anthem sign facing the river at the Wharf.” Ed. Note: They open October 12th with a sold out Foo Fighters show. But just looking at the photo has me rather giddy and anticipating going to a show there. Also, I’m going to Sturgill Simpson at Merriweather on Friday – so let’s take it easy today and simply talk music – what’s the last concert you went to and where was it? For those who have future tickets – what’s the next one you’re going to and where is it?

by Prince Of Petworth August 25, 2017 at 11:25 am 0


Rendering courtesy Kith and Kin

From a press release:

Chef Kwame Onwuachi and InterContinental Washington D.C. – The Wharf today announced the upcoming opening of Kith and Kin, a 96-seat restaurant including a private dining room and bar located at 801 Wharf Street, SW, Washington D.C. The highly anticipated restaurant from Top Chef alumni and Culinary Institute of America Hyde Park graduate Onwuachi is scheduled to open at The Wharf in October 2017 and is slated to pay homage to cuisines inspired by Onwuachi’s diverse heritage paying tribute to his childhood, family meals and recipes, and extensive travels including a rich focus on Caribbean flavors, Creole cuisine, and African accents all merged with creative and modern touches that reflect Onwuachi’s culinary skills and background.


Photo by REY LOPEZ

The upscale casual restaurant will be situated in an elegant space located within the InterContinental Washington D.C. – The Wharf featuring 3,500 square feet including a spacious and light-soaked dining room with waterfront views and outdoor seating. Chef Onwuachi has also commissioned artist Emily Eisenhart to create a large custom mural in the main dining room of which will feature dozens of his favorite quotes from many of the chefs he has had the pleasure of working with/for, as well as chefs and industry professionals he looks up to. (more…)

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