2019 festival courtesy Wegmans

From Wegmans:

“Our Japanese Seafood and Sushi Festival is returning for the first time since 2019, this time at our Wisconsin Avenue store in Washington D.C. located at the City Ridge complex in Tenleytown.

Wegmans has a long-standing relationship with Japan’s top fishmonger and retailer, Uoriki. Working closely with these partners in Tokyo, we have continued to expand our world-class sushi offerings and we have gained access to the famous Toyosu Fish Market (formerly Tsukiji.)

The Japanese Seafood and Sushi Festival will feature fresh seafood brought in directly from the Toyosu Market. Expert fishmongers from Japan will be flying in to work alongside us, honing seafood knife skills and preparing fish in advance of the festival.

On September 15 and 16, Read More



“Metro is accelerating the escalator replacement work at Tenleytown-AU Station and will replace the two east entrance escalators with brand-new ones that are more durable and reliable.

Starting Monday, August 28, 2023, the entrance on the east side of Wisconsin Avenue, closest to 40th Street, will close for approximately four months. Read More


4551 Fort Drive, NW

That was fast. Thanks to P. for passing on from DPR: “Wilson Aquatic Center is closed today, 6/24 due to emergency maintenance”

Update from DPR: “ALERT: Wilson pool is now closed for the day (6/26). The humidity threshold has been met. Hearst pool remains open until 8pm.”

Pool was still closed yesterday the 6/25 when I took these photos: Read More


3900 Wisconsin Ave, NW

Do you believe in miracles?!?! Their website now says City Ridge is coming “Coming Fall 2023”

In February we noted that the long awaited Taco Bamba’s opening on Wisconsin Ave, looked aspirational. Paper has finally gone up and construction has finally started!! Read More


4810 Wisconsin Ave, NW

Update from Emma and ah: “I am told that the owner recently passed away – unexpectedly – and there may not be a clear succession plan in place.”

City Bikes tweeted May 18: “It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Charlie McCormick, founder and CEO of City Bikes. In this period of grief, and respect for Charlie’s legacy, we have temporarily closed the doors of the business while we are evaluating the next steps.”

“Dear PoPville,

Drove by their location on Wisconsin and the store was temporarily closed with a sign on the door. Read More


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