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Jscott280 commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
4/19/21 8:57 AM
Juice bar coming beside scissors and scotch. link
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Andres4Mayor commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
4/18/21 4:24 PM
Gregorys Coffee coming soon. Signage up at the former Peet's at Insignia.
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Andres4Mayor commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
4/15/21 3:39 PM
Khin's Sushi opening April 16. link
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dcgent commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
4/9/21 7:05 PM
Gatsby across from Nats Park just opened link
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Shogungts commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
4/1/21 10:14 PM
Washington Post article today on DC bridges touching on two near and dear to jdland readers' hearts:

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JES commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
3/29/21 12:03 PM
This probably doesn't come as much of a shock, but Declaration is officially not reopening: link
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JD commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
3/26/21 2:30 PM
The BID says that Gatsby is opening April 6.
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jdc commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
3/26/21 9:07 AM
Ahh. I'm back. Great to see all these developments, but sad to see ones go that I never visited (Roy Boys). Fingers crossed that I'll be back in the office this fall, which I'll celebrate by eating out as much as I can for lunch (and I am sure everyone else will, too).
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Shogungts commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
3/25/21 7:10 PM
Excited about Chicken and Whiskey!
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sharksfansd commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
3/25/21 6:14 AM
Last comment that included link didn’t take. Trying link one more time, but article will also populate via The Google machine (also has rendering).

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sharksfansd commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
3/25/21 6:09 AM
The cat was already out of the bag, but here is another Eater DC article on the Silver Diner after it was officially announced by the chain. Looks like it will be open by this time next year. link
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JES commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
3/19/21 4:35 PM
Chicken and Whiskey confirmed, but this Eater article also mentions Silver Diner in this write-up. link
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JES commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
3/11/21 2:53 PM
... From our GM: half and N Street
Two stories
1st floor -Diner
2nd floor -Bar overlooking the ball field


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JES commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
3/11/21 2:50 PM
Also to lend more credence to the Silver Diner rumors, reps from their management team were in our building today talking to our GM about promotional events..
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JES commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
3/11/21 2:43 PM
From @barredindc, Pho Junkies is taking over the Roy Boys space in Velocity: link
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JD commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
3/10/21 3:13 PM
From @eat_dc: ".@SolaceBrewing has started construction on "Solace Outpost Navy Yard", planning to open this summer. It will feature experimental IPAs and small batch beers in addition to their four staple brews. A casual food menu will include burgers, sandwiches, and refined "ballpark" bites."
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dcgent commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
3/9/21 5:27 PM
Urban Turf sums up the development pipeline for Navy Yard apartments/condos link
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Andres4Mayor commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
3/7/21 2:30 PM
Vet coming to The Garrett . Per the application it looks like it's going to be Heart + Paw Veterinary Care. link
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bdj commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
3/6/21 11:53 PM
@DCBaseball - rumor around The Velocity is that it's a Vietnamese restaurant. A box labeled "Pho" was seen being brought in the other day, so I'm excited!

Dock79 I thought was American Ice Company, but that was before Covid.
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DCbaseball commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
3/5/21 10:00 AM
Also looks like something is being built underneath Dock79 in the open retail spot, any rumors/news?
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DCbaseball commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
3/3/21 10:29 AM
Any word on what's coming to old Justin's/Roy Boys? folks have been in there last few days, tvs have been on as they work, looks like something is in the works.
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bdj commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
3/3/21 12:23 AM
Anyone heard any rumors about what's going into Crossing DC? With the news about half street starting to fill up, that seems like the logical next major group of retail to be leased.
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Jscott280 commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
2/26/21 5:46 PM
Also heard that they are close to naming a replacement for punchbowl social, as well as a smoothie bar , luxury sports bar concept and a boutique fitness concept on the half street retail.
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Jscott280 commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
2/25/21 2:56 PM
@jd: I do not have a link yet. I spoke to the construction crew that is building tap 99 and kikwins, he mentioned that his crew is prepping to start on silver diner (next door) in the next few weeks.
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JD commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
2/25/21 1:27 PM
@JScott280: I am intrigued by your Silver Diner tidbit. Do you have a link?
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Blorty commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
2/25/21 12:38 PM
@JD - I think it's been lapped by the new Douglass bridge (original announcement was late 2012, from what I can tell).
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JD commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
2/25/21 9:34 AM
On the Bridge Park, let's go to the videotape.

On track for 2023: link
Aims for 2019 opening: link
Me in 2016: "Did we say 2018? How about late 2019." link
My first post on it was in March 2012. So we're now at 9 years, and every year or so they put out a press release saying "we're getting closer," but somehow nothing ever seems to happen....

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dcgent commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
2/25/21 7:06 AM
Not to flood the comments but this seems cool: When Sandlot Southeast comes out of winter hibernation next month, the shipping container bar and events space that rocks to a Go-Go beat in Navy Yard will host a rotating group of chefs, caterers, and food truck operators representing Black-owned businesses. Under a new social equity program sponsored by Uber Eats, Sandlot Southeast (71 Potomac Avenue SE) will grant temporary, rent-free access to two kitchens — a fully equipped food truck outside its lot and a 600-square-foot catering setup with an indoor dining area inside the Maren DC building — to chefs picked by a selection committee. link

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dcgent commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
2/25/21 6:18 AM
I've been skeptical the 11th st Bridge project will get built and this studiously doesn't note the status of money for it, but design/permitting proceed as as if it could be ready in 2024 link
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Jscott280 commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
2/24/21 2:55 PM
24 hour silver diner coming to the corner half and N street( across from Gatsby)
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JD commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
2/22/21 10:25 AM
For the gents:
A look at Scissors and Scotch, now open at 1 M SE (but still waiting on its liquor license): link

And if you're still feeling scruffy, the Bearded Goat is now open on Tingey St.:
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dcgent commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
2/21/21 9:31 AM
more from slightly outside JDLand, at the reborn Coast Guard headquarters on Buzzard Point. Woodburning grilled fish place from the folks at Profish and Ivy City tavern plus "a boardwalk-type atmosphere with a market called Beside the Point that sells soft serve ice cream, calamari cones, lobster rolls, fries, sushi, bagels, spreads, and Ivy City Smokehouse products like smoked salmon." link
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dcgent commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
2/16/21 3:20 PM
And more pics of what's coming nearby: "As the first phase of The Yards continues build-out and plans surface for the second phase, Brookfield Properties is sharing the first views of the pedestrian-friendly street that will bisect the Anacostia Riverfront development. Yards Place will be a curbless, cobblestone street running between Navy Yard Metro and Diamond Teague park on the waterfront. The street will be multi-modal and pedestrian-friendly and will span the six blocks of Phase II, just west of New Jersey Avenue and continuing south to the river." link
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dcgent commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
2/16/21 2:32 PM
Not sure this Washingtonian "exclusive"it adds much to what has already come out but the name, Stacks, was new to me for Akridge's Buzzard Point big development that should provide some new dining options near the ballpark...Looks like my bike rides around that Point will have construction to watch for years to come link
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Shogungts commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
2/16/21 12:56 PM
But I agree that they could just have some decent sports bar food and a mix of cheap beer and decent beer and do just fine.

As far as BBQ, I really wish that Federalist Pig would consider opening an location in Navy Yard or Capitol Hill.
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Shogungts commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
2/16/21 12:54 PM
@westnorth - I don't think the BBQ was a bad idea as they aren't any BBQ options nearby (never mind good ones).


The original chef tied to it (Rock Harper) was a bit of a celebrity chef as he was on a season of Hell's Kitchen (but left after ~year). I am not sure if he is the one that pushed for BBQ, but they apparently spent $60K on a smoker so I am guessing after that expenditure they decided to stick with it for a while:

"The restaurant has a huge, $60,000 smoker that can fit four whole pigs into it. That means they'll be smoking up everything from pulled pork and ancho-rubbed brisket to St. Louis ribs and jerk chicken, with four different sauces. "

But the place overall (including BBQ) was just very bleh. I am sure it didn't help that it was part of the Xavier Capitol Hill empire of very mediocre restaurants that really started going downhill shortly after Willie's opened.



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Westnorth commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
2/8/21 1:43 PM
The wall of TVs at Willie's meant it was pretty much just a sports bar anyhow. Not sure why they didn't just lean into that, rather than even trying with the (unimpressive, IMO) BBQ.
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NWtoSE commenting on Meet the New Year, Same as the Old Year
2/1/21 4:56 PM
Updated renderings for the office building planned for Parcel F at The Yards
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