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by Prince Of Petworth December 3, 2018 at 12:15 pm 0


4850 Massachusetts Avenue, NW via Pizzeria Paradiso Spring Valley

From a press release:

“The fifth location of Pizzeria Paradiso will open for business on Monday, December 3 at 11:00 a.m. in Washington, DC’s Spring Valley neighborhood at 4850 Massachusetts Avenue, NW. Credited with introducing the Washington area to Neapolitan-style pizza more than 25 years ago, chef and owner Ruth Gresser’s latest outpost will boast a DC-centric beer and cider list from beverage director Drew McCormick. Eric Gronning of Gronning Architects designed the 179-seat restaurant including the largest outdoor space of all the pizzeria’s locations. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth November 2, 2018 at 11:15 am 0


The OG PP space soon to be ChiKo.

From an email:

“Pizzeria Paradiso’s fifth, and largest location will open in Spring Valley at 4850 Massachusetts Ave, NW in late November.  Guests can expect the same great menu of Neapolitan pizzas, salads and appetizers made with high quality ingredients from chef/owner Ruth Gresser that’s available at all the other locations, in addition to 14 draft lines with mostly DC and local beers selected by beverage director Drew McCormick. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth July 24, 2018 at 12:45 pm 0


Christian Broder, via GoFundMe

Wendy sends a heartbreaking update about Millie’s General Manager Christian Broder. From the GoFundMe:

“We are heartbroken to share that last night Christian passed away. He was comfortable with Molly by his side and surrounded by loved ones. We are so grateful for your love and support over the last two weeks as Christian fought so hard.

Molly and the Broder family would like to extend a special thank you to the medical teams at Piedmont Hospital and Georgetown University Hospital for their tireless efforts and guidance.”

WJLA reported:

“Broder’s brother, Nicholas, told an ABC affiliate in Atlanta that a car pulled up that they thought was their Uber, but instead a man jumped out with a gun and robbed them. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth July 12, 2018 at 3:15 pm 0


Christian Broder, via GoFundMe

From an email:

“The Georgetown Events family is devastated by the heartless and cowardly act of violence against our beloved friend, partner and colleague, Christian. [partner/general manager at Millie’s in Spring Valley] He is the loving father of 9 month old Frances, the husband of my wife’s sister Molly and the son of the wonderful Broder family of Atlanta. He is in critical condition in intensive care fighting so hard to live. The staff at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta has worked around the clock since Sunday performing one miraculous surgery after another to keep Christian alive. Please pray for him. A gofundme page has been set www.gofundme.com/supporting-christian-broder

–Bo Blair President Georgetown Events”

The GoFundMe says: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth May 23, 2018 at 11:45 am 0

This house is located at 4880 Glenbrook Road, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:

“One of the most spectacular and special properties in Washington, DC, Over 3/4 acre of incredible park-like grounds provide a one-of-a-kind setting for this handsome 1929 field stone house which was substantially modified, renovated and expanded 20 years ago. Lovely moldings & other arch. details. 5 wood-burning FP~~s, 6 BR~s; 7.5 BA~s; outdoor pool and shared tennis court (Please ask agent)”

You can see a virtual tour here.

This 6 bed/7.5 bath is going for $6,950,000.

by Prince Of Petworth July 26, 2017 at 4:30 pm 0

From an email:

Millie’s DC is thrilled to round out its first summer with Lobster Bake Nights. Offered every Wednesday night in August from 5pm to close, the classic lobster bake is served with corn, potatoes, drawn butter, and a cup of chowder for $34 per person.

WHAT: Millie’s Lobster Bake Nights
WHEN: 5pm-close every Wednesday night in August: August 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30
WHERE: Millie’s DC: 4866 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

ABOUT MILLIE’S: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 15, 2016 at 11:40 am 13 Comments

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4866 Massachusetts Avenue, NW courtesy Millie’s DC

From a press release:

“Fans of the beloved Nantucket restaurant, Millie’s, can look forward to the grand opening of Millie’s DC, scheduled to open in early 2017 in the Spring Valley neighborhood of Washington, DC.

About Millie’s: As featured in the New York Times and Town & Country, Millie’s pays homage to the relaxed, beachside attitude so loved by locals and visitors of Nantucket. The California baja-style menu focuses on fresh, local seafood and produce and the island-famous Madaket Mystery. The Millie’s family at Georgetown Events [Bayou on Penn, Due South, Surfside, Jetties, Smith Point, The Bullpen] looks forward to bringing a taste of the island to Washington, DC.”

Check out the Nantucket menu here.

by Prince Of Petworth October 5, 2016 at 12:10 pm 10 Comments

5153-tilden-street-northwest

This house is located at 5153 Tilden Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“Fantastic 7 bedroom, 5.5 bath light filled home in Spring Valley. Over 5,000 sq ft est. Open kitchen with granite counters, cathedral ceiling and skylights. Incredible backyard with large pool, lawn and outdoor dining/entertaining area. Master suite floor with new marble master bathroom, walk-in closet and separate office/den. Outstanding large, wide and flat .410 acre lot!”

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You can see more photos here.

This 7 bed/5.5 bath is going for $2,990,000.

by Prince Of Petworth March 2, 2016 at 10:05 am 3 Comments

veep

First Natalie Portman and now Julia Louis-Dreyfus – it’s been a very good week…

A reader reported yesterday just after 5pm:

“Asked a lady and said they were lining up to be extras on the HBO show “Veep”. I dunno…kinda cool.”

Definitely cool!! And Julia Louis-Dreyfus instagrams her old stomping grounds in Spring Valley.

And this is the house I grew up in. #Veep #worldscolliding @thesamrichardson

A photo posted by Julia Louis-Dreyfus (@officialjld) on

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