406th 8th Street, SE
via I Egg You
ChiKo tweeted “we’re launching a new concept at Cap Hill (423 8th Street, SE) from 8AM-1PM called @ieggyoudc.”
“An Egg Concept from the The Fried Rice Collective”
Sat/Sun: 8am – 1pm Read More
via google maps
“First District Patrol units have arrested a male subject in regards to a Bicycle Theft case in the 700 Block G Street SE.
A complainant reported her bike stolen on Saturday, August 22th. On the following Sunday morning, the complainant encountered a male subject riding the stolen bike and waived down a passing patrol unit. When police attempted to contact the subject, he immediately fled. Read More
523 8th Street, SE courtesy Ambar
From a press release:
“Ivan Iricanin, founder and CEO of Street Guys Hospitality, announces that his landmark award-winning restaurant, Ambar, located at 523 8th Street, SE, 20003, is reopening after delays due to COVID-19. Guests will experience firsthand this neighborhood restaurant’s new look as soon as Washington officials allow restaurants to re-open for in-house dining on Friday, June 19. One can anticipate expanded entertaining options, both inside and outdoors, which are the result of an extensive makeover. In the interim, Ambar Capitol Hill will begin offering its Balkan dining without limits menu for carryout & in-house dining. Reopening for patio dining, rooftop dining and carryout will re-energize Ambar’s employees, putting them back to work with new safety measures in place to keep both customers and employees safe. Read More
526 8th Street, SE. Photo by Katrina Avila
Thanks to Katrina (and Erin) for sending: “this here is an exciting development happening on Barracks Row” Read More
via google maps
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect in connection with an Assault With Intent to Commit First Degree Sexual Abuse offense that occurred on Thursday, April 16, 2020, in the 1100 block of 8th Street, Southeast.
At approximately 7:00 am, the victim encountered the suspect at the listed location. The suspect requested the victim engage in a sexual act while exposing himself. When the victim refused, the suspect brandished a knife and assaulted the victim. Read More
From MPD: “At approximately 11:00 pm last night in the 500 block 8th St SE, an unknown suspect(s) broke glass to the front door to an establishment and stole 2 bottles of whiskey and fled. Suspect information is unknown. Anybody with information is encouraged to call the MPD tip line at 202-727-9099 or text a tip to 50411.”
Ed. Note: This follows yesterday’s report that Dio Wine Bar was robbed of wine on H Street, NE. We also subsequently learned that Bar Bullfrog was also robbed on H Street, NE that night.
701 8th Street, SE formerly Spring Mill Bakery, via CYM IG
All is not awful!! Fine it’s still pretty awful but I’ll take what I can get:
“Capitol Hill squad!! We are opening this week! For real! Opening day is Wednesday and you can order online for pick up starting now. FYI for this @barracksrow location you’ll need to place your order by 2pm the day before pick up.” Read More
701 8th Street, SE
Back in January we broke the news that Spring Mill was closing and Call Your Mother would be taking over the space. Thanks to Kristin for the excellent update of the progress. Stay tuned for an opening date as construction progresses.
430 8th Street, SE
Thanks to Caroline for sending:
“No more Subway in the Eastern Market area! I tried to open the door to head in for my morning Oven Roasted Chicken on wheat and then saw the sign. It’s a loss for me. I loved the staff here. One employee’s wife even made my whole family traditional Tanzanian garments for Christmas one year.”
Updates when we learn what becomes of the space.
Ed. Note: Other fast casual chains folks are missing.