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by Prince Of Petworth January 22, 2018 at 10:55 am 0


4000 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

From an email:

“After almost 20 years in business, Cafe Ole will be closing on January 31st. Fannie Mae is moving downtown and the building is being redeveloped. It has been a great run and we would like to thank all of our customers for making it such a success. Please come by for a last meal and a toast to the future!

Cafe Ole is currently located at 4000 Wisconsin Avenue, NW. We are looking for a new home!”

by Prince Of Petworth January 22, 2018 at 9:15 am 0


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by Prince Of Petworth January 21, 2018 at 10:22 pm 0


2301 L Street, NW

D.C.’s first Bluestone Lane coffee has opened.

“Our West End location is a full service, sit down café, serving all of your Bluestone Lane favorites. Join us for an enhanced dining experience and enjoy our premium coffee, wellness drinks, BL signature cold-pressed juices and organic teas. The food offering at this café includes delicious healthy dishes such as our famous #AvoSmash, signature Breakfast Bowl and Eggs Your Way, as well as a range of grab and go delights and Husk Bakeshop gluten-free pastries. We can’t wait to meet our new locals!”

The liquor license placard says:

“New Class “C” Restaurant, which consists of a full-service Australian-inspired coffee place that will be offering a seasonal menu featuring progressive café fare for all-day breakfast, lunch, and early evening appetizers. The restaurant will have 64 seats and a Total Occupancy Load of 74. Licensee is requesting a Sidewalk Café endorsement with 48 seats.”


23rd and L Street, NW

by Prince Of Petworth January 21, 2018 at 10:05 pm 0


3509 Connecticut Ave, NW

Thanks to Kevin for sending the story from WTOP:

“Scottsdale, Arizona-based Cold Stone Creamery will open its eighth Washington-area location this summer in D.C.’s Cleveland Park neighborhood.

The ice cream chain has signed a lease for 1,400 square feet at Sam’s Park & Shop shopping center at 3503 Connecticut Ave. NW. It will replace Secolari Olive Oil at the property, owned by Rockville-based Federal Realty.”

Secolari closed back in April and Petco’s last day is January 23rd (Target coming.) Cleveland Park once had a Cold Stone Creamery located at 3508 Connecticut Ave, NW. That space is becoming a Pivot Physical Therapy.

by Prince Of Petworth January 21, 2018 at 10:00 pm 0


2005 14th Street, NW

Diet Starts Monday opened up back in May. This space was an empty lot next to Marvin and turned into Blackbyrd Warehouse which was built and opened back in 2011. Then it became a Vietnamese Restaurant and Pho house (Hanoi House) in 2012, and Marvin also expanded into the upstairs space in 2012, then it briefly housed a Maketto residency before becoming Den of Thieves and then briefly The BBQ Joint.

Did anyone ever go to ‘Diet Starts Monday’?

by Prince Of Petworth January 20, 2018 at 1:40 pm 0


Photo by Rachel

Thanks to all who messaged. Chris reports:

“It appears that the vehicle entered the Circle from P Street, but instead of merging right, kept going straight up the Circle’s walkway, hit the fence and rolled over.”


Photo by Chris

Nathan reports: (more…)

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