1406 14th Street, NW
Last week we learned that Hit Item was going out of business. Last day was Saturday and that is what drove me to eat pumpkin pie potato chips. Don’t judge.
And on a serious note – when I stopped by to clean them out of waffle shirts, almost every single patron who purchased something thanked the owners and told them how sad they were. What was even sadder was how resigned some sounded…
Updates when we learn who takes over the space.
looking north towards P Street
1400 14th Street, NW
Back in October of last year we posted some scuttlebutt about two new Hilton brothers bars coming to Logan Circle – French 75 and Player’s Club. Ed. Note: I believe the latter is pronounced Play-ahs Cloo-b. The liquor licenses have now been posted – Player’s Club will be going into the Lower Level:
“A new neighborhood pool hall. Seating capacity of 90 inside. Total Occupancy Load of 275. The Tavern will include Entertainment Endorsement and Cover Charge.”
And upstairs will be French 75:
“A new craft cocktail lounge with two floors and an outdoor rooftop Summer Garden. Seating for 85 indoors on the 2nd floor, seating for 10 indoors on the 7th floor, and seating for 80 in the rooftop Summer Garden. Total Occupancy Load indoors on the 2nd floor is 290. Total Occupancy Load indoors on the 7th floor is 30. Total Occupancy Load outdoors on the rooftop Summer Garden is 110. The Tavern will include an Entertainment Endorsement with Cover Charge.”
Eric and Ian Hilton are also behind Marvin, Gibson, Brixton, Chez Billy Sud, American Ice Company, Satellite Room, Crimson (the new whiskey bar in Chinatown), El Rey, Ten Tigers Parlour, Bar Roubaix (th new bicycle bar coming to old Acre 121) and more coming.
Next to my beloved Shake Shack:
14th and Rhode Island Ave, NW
1508 14th Street, NW
Whew. That was a close one. The joy is real:
From an email:
“In a tradition that spans 8 mayors, 8 presidents, and over 46 feet of snowfall, LCCA will host its 39th Holiday House Tour on Sunday, December 3, from 1:00 to 5:00pm. This self-guided tour will take participants through 10 exciting interiors, feature in-house musicians and street carolers, as well as the always-warming Wassail Reception hosted at Studio Theatre. Advance tickets may be purchased here or at logancircle.org for $30; day-of tickets will be available at Studio Theatre for $35. Please join in what has become a District favorite!”
“Commissary is also hosting its 4th annual Latke-palooza, a Hannukah happy hour on Monday, December 18th from 6 PM-9 PM. Tickets to this event include entry and access to the “bottomless” latke and deep-fried donut bar which features traditional, sweet potato and brussel sprout latkes.10% of proceeds from this event benefit The Jewish Food Experience. Tickets are $22 per person and available at Commissarydc.com.”
1443 P Street, NW
And in other Commissary news:
“Commissary is hosting a Britney Spears-themed brunch Saturday, December 2 from 8 AM-4 PM. December 2nd marks Britney Spears birthday so not only will Commissary be celebrating that but also their being selected as Editor’s Choice in Washington Blade’s Best of D.C. poll for Best Bottomless Brunch. Costumes are encouraged and Britney will be playing all brunch, so this party is guaranteed to be fun, lively, and photo-worthy.”
Thanks to Paul for sending:
“Second story floor addition application for Phillips Seafood on 15th and P.”
15th and P Street, NW
This unit is located at 930 French Street, NW. The Bright MLS listing says:
“Finely crafted 4BR/3.5BA condo built w/exacting detail w/ LL rental unit. Open floor-plan w/expansive windows, 10” ceilings, white oak flooring, back terrace. Modern & elegant fully integrated kitchen w/quartz counters, top of the lines appliances & custom artisan crafted cabinets. Master bedroom features ready to be built-out closet, en-suite bathroom w/ shower/soaking tub. OPEN SUNDAY”
You can see more photos here.
This 4 bed/3.5 bath is going for $1,289,000 ($258 monthly fee.)