I saw your 2014 post asking if anyone knew about the Susan Carter plaque near the Smithsonian Castle. You are right. It was a memorial to a friend of mine who was killed by a car while riding her bike home from work that December in 1993. Read More
photo by Eric P.
“D.C. police said it happened around 4 p.m. at the L’Enfant Plaza Metro station in Southwest.
A woman, who investigators say was a bystander, was shot (non-life threatening injuries and wasn’t taken to the hospital.)”
Metro Transit Police reported last night:
“The quick work by MTPD officers and inventory of more than 8,000 video surveillance cameras led to the immediate arrest Read More
photo by Mr.TinMD
What has happened to all the food trucks near L’Enfant Plaza?? There used to be so many and now there are none– due to the repairs at the Maryland Avenue entrance?? Fed worker Husband went there the other day and was surprised that there were no food trucks. Can you help solve the mystery?”
429 L’Enfant Plaza, SW
Thanks to Leah for sending: “Looks like TaKorean may be coming to the former Naan and Beyond in L’Enfant Plaza?”
You can see TaKorean’s menu here.
Let folks know that there’s someone on the metro randomly pepper spraying people. He sprayed me right as he was getting off the train so I can’t identify him. I was on either the orange or silver line heading towards Virginia and sitting on the bench near the train door. The door opened at L’enfant Plaza and the guy sprayed me as he was getting off the train. Read More
“Metro has selected L’Enfant Plaza as the home for its new, centrally located headquarters building, the authority announced today. This week, Metro will begin a process to seeking final approval to purchase 300 7th Street SW – an existing, vacant office structure – as the replacement for its current HQ, the outmoded Jackson Graham Building in Northwest.
Formerly known as the Reporter’s Building, the new Metro HQ site will be stripped to its structural concrete and completely renovated to modern workplace standards, including new commercial amenities on the ground floor to activate the streetscape and benefit the surrounding community. Read More
Thanks to Shubha J for sending:
“L’Enfant Plaza eatery update: Rice Bar to replace Pie Five, which closed many months ago.”
What’s the best, current, lunch option in L’Enfant?
Thanks to Jonathan Padget for sending:
“This could be a nice addition to L’Enfant Plaza — utilizing lots of vacant space below the new International Spy Museum!”
You can see Forze’s website here.
429 L’Enfant Plaza SW
Thanks to Shubha J for sending: “Maizal, South American street food, opens in the L’Enfant Plaza food court
A reader reports:
“L’Enfant to Smithsonian area is taped down w/bomb dogs, rumor of a suspicious car.”