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JD commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/26/19 4:55 PM
They were rumored a while back, and I'm guessing that District Dogs and Boombox maybe came along after they decided to switch locations?

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JES commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/26/19 4:46 PM
Yeah, maybe the interior designers settled on a Great Gatsby theme? That might be kinda cool.

If I had to guess, maybe Union Kitchen and Compass moved because 1221 Van is basically filled up? Is there any more space in there, now that Mission, Walter's, District Dogs, and this Boombox place are all in there?
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JD commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/26/19 4:36 PM
Although, wait, I had always heard Union Kitchen and Compass were coming to 1221 Van. But same developer, maybe the retail folks decided West Half was a better spot. (and Union Kitchen and Compass are doing a shared space in the Post at 1301 K NW).

And that story says that the Commons is now going to be named Gatsby?

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JD commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/26/19 4:33 PM
I've only had to bite my tongue on the first two of those for about a year now. :)

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JES commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/26/19 4:33 PM
Union Kitchen Grocery, Compass Coffee and Cold Stone Creamery to West Half: link
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JD commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/26/19 11:22 AM
And, by the way, thanks for the kind words on the Sliders. They are really becoming my favorite part of the site. Other than the comments, of course. :)

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JD commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/26/19 11:21 AM
I'm losing my mind. I swore I got an e-mail alert about it that I read first thing this morning, and it's in this morning's Crime Report, but I can't find it, and there's no tweet either. Here's from the Crime Report:

PSA 106
CCN 19049924
RPT DATE Mar 25, 2019 4:25:26 AM
OFFENSE Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
METHOD Assault With A Dangerous Weapon
BLOCK 800 - 899 BLOCK OF 3RD STREET SE
LOCATION Residence/ Home
START DT Mar 25, 2019 1:45:56 AM
END DT Mar 25, 2019 1:50:35 AM

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202_cyclist commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/26/19 10:35 AM
JD-- thank you for the update. Do you know what time the stabbing was? I think my wife mentioned the stabbing.
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JD commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/26/19 9:19 AM
There was a stabbing in the 800 block of 3rd last night--maybe the shots were related to that?
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202_cyclist commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/26/19 9:06 AM
Did anyone else hear gunshots around NJ Ave or the Whole Foods around midnight last night? Several people heard them but I haven’t seen anything on MPD’s Twitter feed.
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JD commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/25/19 5:41 PM
I'm psyched that Suzuki is back. I thought he was a great part of the team back in his previous stint.
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202_cyclist commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/25/19 5:27 PM
Their pitching staff is pretty solid, the bullpen is uncertain. Rendon, Eaton, Trea Turner, Soto, and Victor Robles will provide solid offense. They have much better catchers than Matt Weiters. Did Ryan Zimmerman hit the links again this spring or did he play spring training? I think they will be either 1st or 2nd in the NL East.
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JD commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/25/19 5:14 PM
I'm pretty optimistic this year, surprisingly.
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202_cyclist commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/25/19 5:13 PM
So, any predictions for the Nats this season?
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JD commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/25/19 4:52 PM
Boombox Boxing, billing itself as "boxing remixed" and "your next group fitness obsession" is apparently on its way to the 1221 Van bldg at South Cap and N in May, following on its stint of pop-up classes at the Lululemon in the Yards. Facebook page: link (and h/t to MJM for the tidbit)
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202_cyclist commenting on Signage, and Not-Yet-Signage
3/25/19 4:20 PM
@MJM-- here is the website for Boom Box. Are you ready to go ten rounds with JD?

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CJBabyDaddy commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/25/19 4:17 PM
202: A panel of world renowned architects spent the duration of the Mueller investigation brainstorming and just issued a confidential report to the Architect of the Capitol concluding that there is no way to negatively affect the aesthetics of the Nats parking garage(s).
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MJM commenting on Signage, and Not-Yet-Signage
3/25/19 4:13 PM
Boom Box signage is up by Mission - Gymnasium / Restaurant on the permits - that only seems 50% right
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202_cyclist commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/25/19 11:19 AM
@walt-- the difference between the apartments built above the Whole Foods garage and the apartments in the photo I posted the link to or any possible apartments that would be built above the Nats Park garage is that the apartments above the Whole Foods were designed to be part of that building, so the garage was engineered to accommodate them and the building was designed to blend in the garage.

Any apartments built above the Nats Park garage would likely require significant structural reinforcement for the garage, compromising the aesthetics of the structure.
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MalS commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/25/19 10:57 AM
I agree that using that space for the apartments is not a bad thing and I don't think they look all that bad either ... having cars at ground level is not great for the streetscape/street life but a building that is just parking is a total dead zone and the bigger it is, the bigger the dead zone.

Great work JD! It's really fun to look at all these.
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jdc commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/25/19 10:50 AM
I think those apartments look fine.
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walt commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/25/19 10:36 AM
JD, excellent sliders! Always a thrill to see the changes to the neighborhood.

I thought there was an error with the label on the one at 4th and Virginia. With the slider right in the middle, it looks as if that exact photo could have been taken 2 months ago, when the rubble from the Capper Senior center fire was still on the ground and the CQ rowhouses on the right.


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JD commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/25/19 10:29 AM
Ditto the Whole Foods. Public parking is on the 2nd and 3rd floors.
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walt commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/25/19 10:28 AM
@202_cyclist, there is parking above the Harris Teeter with apartments above that, and it isn't even noticeable.
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202_cyclist commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/23/19 1:30 PM
Regarding the discussion in the comments the other day about whether residential units will ever be built above the parking garages at Nats Park, they can follow the example of this architectural vomit but I would expect it wouldn’t be financially feasible until the rest of JD Land, the South Capitol Street corridor, and Buzzard Point are fully built-out.

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202_cyclist commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/23/19 1:22 PM
dude— so good!

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JD commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/23/19 11:38 AM
I went to Poplar Point this morning, and got shots for some sliders-to-be: link
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dude commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/23/19 7:58 AM
Slide, slide, slippity slide.
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JD commenting on Slider-Palooza, March 2019 Edition
3/22/19 5:27 PM
Enjoy the calm news-free weekend, everybody!

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202_cyclist commenting on Signage, and Not-Yet-Signage
3/22/19 3:27 PM
@michaelj-- it is actually 818 Potomac Ave. Condos are planned here, where the surface parking lot was. They are tearing down a parking lot and putting up paradise.

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michaelj commenting on Signage, and Not-Yet-Signage
3/22/19 1:10 PM
Hi JD - Any news on what the new project is on the SW corner of L SE and 9th SE?

Also, commercial projects in the Emblem condo building?

Thanks!
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JD commenting on Signage, and Not-Yet-Signage
3/22/19 9:23 AM
In other news, residents of F1rst have been alerted that there is a deal for JBG to buy the building (so now residents have the opportunity, per DC law, to try to organize and "buy" the building themselves, aka, find a buyer they prefer, as Onyx residents did). If JBG does buy the building, that gives them quite a #NatsTown presence, since they own 1221 Van and West Half. (I wonder if Jair Lynch is pondering the same eventual sale for 1250 Half/eNNNNNNNvy.)

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JD commenting on Signage, and Not-Yet-Signage
3/22/19 9:01 AM
@dcgent Yup, I mentioned the trapeze school move when I wrote about the Chemonics building: link
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dcgent commenting on Signage, and Not-Yet-Signage
3/22/19 8:55 AM
Latest move for trapeze school link
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JD commenting on Signage, and Not-Yet-Signage
3/21/19 11:11 AM
@smitty Are you in the Yards? So this is referring to the part of New Jersey south of M Street? Interesting. Probably has to do with the impending Tingey Square construction. And probably also needed for pedestrian safety, especially at the Tingey intersection.
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smitty2k1 commenting on Signage, and Not-Yet-Signage
3/21/19 11:06 AM
Just got some construction/traffic info from my building:

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notified by the construction company performing the re-design of the curb-line on New Jersey Ave that they will start work on Monday, March 25. Work will begin early Monday morning. New Jersey Ave will be re-striped to reduce vehicle travel to one lane in both directions. Parking will not return to the southern portion of New Jersey Ave at any point in the future, this is a permanent change implemented by the District.

In addition, on April 4, there will be a construction project started on Tingey Street that will reduce vehicle traffic to one lane while a drain pipe is installed across Tingey Street. This project will be located on Tingey Street just before you reach 3rd Street from New Jersey Ave. Employees should anticipate delays as they work their way through the defile. After business hours, Tingey Street will return to two-way traffic.
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202_cyclist commenting on Signage, and Not-Yet-Signage
3/20/19 12:36 PM
I'm going to have to work on my beach bod!

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In all seriousness, if you want to volunteer to help make the Anacostia River an even better waterway and amenity for our community, come volunteer on April 13 to help pick up trash. There promises to be plenty of trash this year for everyone to pick up.

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CJBabyDaddy commenting on Signage, and Not-Yet-Signage
3/20/19 7:43 AM
JD, Is this an homage to the Five Man Electrical Band?
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RMP commenting on Signage, and Not-Yet-Signage
3/18/19 5:53 PM
Not sure if this signage is being saved for a future post, but I know it's one that some people around here care about.



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