6th and Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Dylan writes: “We were walking along Pennsylvania Ave and ran into what we thought was a motorcade. Turns out they were filming, but not sure what? The entire street was blocked off.”
Robin with the answer: “Filming for Showtime’s “The President Is Missing” on Penn Ave”
“Golden Globe, Tony and Olivier Award winner Janet McTeer (Ozark) has been cast as a lead opposite David Oyelowo in The President Is Missing, Showtime’s drama pilot based on the novel by President Bill Clinton and James Patterson from Christopher McQuarrie and Anthony Peckham.”
MPD had sent out an alert: Read More
641 Indiana Avenue, NW near Navy Archives metro
1201 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
555 11th Street, NW (entrance actually on 1090 F Street, NW) via Rappaport
Yesterday we learned that UNIQLO would be closing their Penn Quarter pop up on Feb. 21st. Thanks to a reader for sending the news that the space has already been leased to lululemon. I also hear that UNIQLO may be looking for a larger space in Penn Quarter. STAY TUNED.
1090 F Street, NW before opening back in 2017
UNIQLO opened their “pop up” on F Street in the former American Apparel space back in September 2017. Their spot inside Union Station will remain open.
Thanks to Mark for sending the news about F Street: Read More
13th and G Street, NW
Thanks to Matt for sending: “Bluestone Lane Metro Center Opens Tomorrow.” This is the old Johnston & Murphy space. Bluestone Lane just opened their Logan Circle location last Friday, so this will be their 7th location in D.C.
650 F Street, NW across the street from the MCI Center
BYNDfit’s website says:
“Unlike other fitness brands, BYNDfit’s founders come from the world of tech, real estate, and startups. They started the company from a common sentiment they felt every time they stepped into a gym: fitness is broken. Read More
Photo: Rey Lopez
From a press release:
“Today, chef Pepe Moncayo announces a February 8 opening for Cranes, his first U.S. restaurant and sake lounge exploring the intersections of Spanish and Japanese cuisine via Mid-Atlantic ingredients. Cranes will debut its Spanish kaiseki menu for dinner service in Washington, D.C.’s Penn Quarter neighborhood at 724 9th St. NW in the former Ruth’s Chris space. The 12,000-square foot restaurant has 50 bar seats, a main dining room that seats 175 and a private dining room that can seat up to 25 people. Cranes will be open seven days a week and offer a weekday happy hour, with lunch to follow shortly after opening. Chef and co-owner Pepe Moncayo comes to D.C. most recently from Singapore, where his restaurant BAM! is a standout, and brings an impressive resume that began with his culinary upbringing in Barcelona, where he worked with famed chef Santi Santamaria as well as Javier and Sergio Torres. Read More
“The DC Record Fair returns to Penn Social on Sunday January 26, 2020!
We’ll have 40+ vinyl vendors from up and down the East Coast, DJs, drinks, food and more to put a welcome hurt on your wallet or pocketbook. You’ve been warned.
THE DC RECORD FAIR WINTER 2020 DJs: Read More
6th and Indiana Ave, NW
I’m having Quiznos closing flashbacks…
Thanks to Mark for sending: “Cosi 6th & Indiana NW closed? Went by there just now, it was locked up, nobody inside, a floor-standing mixer and kitchen equipment pulled out into the dining area.”
Not looking good: Read More