Ed. Note: Let me tell you about back in the day

From the Mayor’s Office:

“Mayor Muriel Bowser and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced that Open Streets 2021 will return to Georgia Avenue NW on Saturday, October 2, 2021- the first in a series of Open Streets events across all eight wards to be held in 2021-2022. During the event, the District will close three miles of Georgia Avenue, between Barry Place NW and Missouri Avenue, to cars. From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the corridor will be open to residents and visitors to walk, bike, run, and scooter through, and visitors will have opportunities to support local businesses and participate in a range of activities. Read More


2714 Georgia Avenue, NW

The placard for Sankofa says:

“A new Retailer’s Class C Tavern with a seating capacity of 83 and Total Occupancy Load of 136. Summer Garden with 53 seats.”

For those not familiar: “Since 1998, Sankofa has been a cultural center, bookstore and cafe devoted to people of African descent”

Ed. Note: Sankofa also applied for a liquor license back in 2011. Not sure if that went ever went through or not.


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