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conngs0 commenting on Nom News: Bruner-Yang, Roy Boys, Smorgasburg Summer Market
5/23/19 11:39 AM
The return of Congressional Cleaners if fantastic news! Same ownership and everything? I found them to be reasonably priced and very nice to work with (I'm not sure I appreciated when the lady tailoring my suits noticed that I had gained some weight, but I guess sometimes we all need a little push to the gym!).
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JD commenting on Nom News: Bruner-Yang, Roy Boys, Smorgasburg Summer Market
5/22/19 5:51 PM
It will be the return of Congressional Cleaners (the place that used to be at Capitol Hill Tower), I'm told. And it shouldn't be too long before it opens.
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GarfieldPark commenting on Nom News: Bruner-Yang, Roy Boys, Smorgasburg Summer Market
5/22/19 2:19 PM
Good news for I and NJ Ave residents: signs on door of I ST space has a dry cleaners coming to Park Chelsea. Welcome to the neighborhood.
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conngs0 commenting on Nom News: Bruner-Yang, Roy Boys, Smorgasburg Summer Market
5/22/19 11:00 AM
I agree that it's strange that the senior center appears untouched (perhaps work is being done that isn't evident from outside the property?). My recollection is that the reconstruction is intended to resemble the prior building (ostensibly with functioning alarms and sprinklers, and maybe under competent management?!), but it's been awhile.

Personally, I think a simple re-build is a mistake that misses an opportunity to build something that provides a better living space for low-income seniors. I would hope that at least some consideration would be given to building a facility that could accommodate more individuals with better quality conditions, or is at least better equipped to lessen the chances of unauthorized people entering and staying on the premises. But, if the decision is to build the new building like the old one, you'd think the one benefit would be an expeditious construction.
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walt commenting on Nom News: Bruner-Yang, Roy Boys, Smorgasburg Summer Market
5/22/19 10:01 AM
Anybody have an update on the reconstruction for the Senior Center?
It's nice that the debris has been removed, but the concrete pad with stairwells has been sitting untouched for a few months now.
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JD commenting on Nom News: Bruner-Yang, Roy Boys, Smorgasburg Summer Market
5/22/19 8:33 AM
I confirmed with Commander Kane that the first report had the wrong time.

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Lambau88 commenting on Nom News: Bruner-Yang, Roy Boys, Smorgasburg Summer Market
5/22/19 8:05 AM
*11:30pm, not 10:30pm. But still...
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Lambau88 commenting on Nom News: Bruner-Yang, Roy Boys, Smorgasburg Summer Market
5/22/19 8:03 AM
WaPo says assault occurred at 10:30pm, but initial report said 3:30am. Any idea on why there is a discrepancy here?
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JD commenting on Nom News: Bruner-Yang, Roy Boys, Smorgasburg Summer Market
5/21/19 11:13 PM
Here's the Post article on Bud Johnson, the resident of Capitol Hill Tower who died after the assault outside Scarlet Oak: link
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202_cyclist commenting on Assault Outside Scarlet Oak, Plus a Tidbits Roundup
5/21/19 5:19 PM
Senator Schumer had a nice tribute to the gentleman who was the victim of the assault last week.

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202_cyclist commenting on Assault Outside Scarlet Oak, Plus a Tidbits Roundup
5/21/19 5:19 PM
Senator Schumer had a nice tribute to the gentleman who was the victim of the assault last week.

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CJBabyDaddy commenting on Nom News: Bruner-Yang, Roy Boys, Smorgasburg Summer Market
5/21/19 4:08 PM
Oh well, there goes my plan for a return to the svelte bod of my youth this summer.
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dcgent commenting on Catching Up with the New Douglass Bridge
5/21/19 2:28 PM
Fried chicken place taking Justin's Cafe spot link
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JES commenting on Catching Up with the New Douglass Bridge
5/21/19 10:11 AM
Justin's replacement is official: link

In an email to the Velocity listserv today, our GM told us that they'll be renovating over the course of the next 8 weeks, eying a July opening, which is quite the aggressive timeline. As JD says... "we shall see."
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dcgent commenting on Catching Up with the New Douglass Bridge
5/21/19 8:54 AM
More on Bruner-Yang's cafe link
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smitty2k1 commenting on Catching Up with the New Douglass Bridge
5/21/19 8:04 AM
@jdc The food at the other restaurants owned/operated by EBY is top notch, but with prices to match. I'm sure they will have food, he is quite the foodie.
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202_cyclist commenting on Catching Up with the New Douglass Bridge
5/20/19 2:30 PM
Relevant to the neighborhood.

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JD commenting on Catching Up with the New Douglass Bridge
5/20/19 2:21 PM
Here's the Washingtonian piece about it, with a smidge more detail: link
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jdc commenting on Catching Up with the New Douglass Bridge
5/20/19 1:59 PM
That's huge news, and very welcome (i.e. not a CVS). Based on that description, I have a lot of questions - is actual food being served during the day and into the evening? For someone so illustrious, I am expecting quite a 'cafe'.
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jdc commenting on Catching Up with the New Douglass Bridge
5/20/19 1:58 PM
WaPo blurb says the bridge "is set to open next year". Oops.
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JD commenting on Catching Up with the New Douglass Bridge
5/20/19 12:56 PM
Breaking news: Erik Bruner-Yang (multi-James Beard nominee) is going to open a 3,000-sq-ft "day to night neighborhood cafe" at Novel. It will include breakfast-oriented offerings, evening snacks, and craft cocktails, and is expected to open "at the end of summer 2019."
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202_cyclist commenting on Catching Up with the New Douglass Bridge
5/20/19 12:45 PM
I miss the USS Barry.
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G Street commenting on Catching Up with the New Douglass Bridge
5/20/19 11:47 AM
Modern Marvels!

This looks great. I won't have to ride my bike on that skinny sidewalk on the current bridge anymore.
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JD commenting on Assault Outside Scarlet Oak, Plus a Tidbits Roundup
5/20/19 8:54 AM
Also, I sent this to @DDOTDC on Twitter yesterday.



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Gamble Rogers commenting on Assault Outside Scarlet Oak, Plus a Tidbits Roundup
5/19/19 8:50 PM
@Capyardres

Try this:

“How do we get a Wawa in the The Neighborhood Next to the Navy Yard (TNNTTNY)? Do we cry? Do we beg? I’m open to ideas here.”

Should do the trick!

@JD

Do you have an in with the Coca-Cola people... like a descendant of Ty Cobb? Amazing!
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CJBabyDaddy commenting on Assault Outside Scarlet Oak, Plus a Tidbits Roundup
5/19/19 3:40 PM
Only the United States Navy can approve the operation of a WaWa in the Navy Yard. If it did, then only active duty personnel and authorized civilians could patronize it.

Did I JD that properly, JD?

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Capyardsres commenting on Assault Outside Scarlet Oak, Plus a Tidbits Roundup
5/19/19 1:17 PM
How do we get a Wawa in the Navy Yard? Do we cry? Do we beg? I’m open to ideas here.
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Shogungts commenting on Assault Outside Scarlet Oak, Plus a Tidbits Roundup
5/19/19 11:39 AM
@NavyYardRes - Ha!

I am not a fan of yellow brick and hate the DC areas seeming obsession with sandstone colored buildings as it is (thankfully that seems to be subsiding), but when you don't add anything to contrast it - belch.

Even if they had made the window frames darker or added a couple rows of darker bricks every now and then - something to break up the visual monotony.
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NavyYardRes commenting on Assault Outside Scarlet Oak, Plus a Tidbits Roundup
5/19/19 10:39 AM
yellow brick must have a lower price point per brick.
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JD commenting on Assault Outside Scarlet Oak, Plus a Tidbits Roundup
5/18/19 3:55 PM
Members of the commentariat, the bar for offerings has now been set pretty high by one of your peers.



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jdc commenting on Assault Outside Scarlet Oak, Plus a Tidbits Roundup
5/18/19 1:19 PM
The Park Chelsea definitely is a weird looking building. But, it does stand out.
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Shogungts commenting on Assault Outside Scarlet Oak, Plus a Tidbits Roundup
5/17/19 2:15 PM
Trying to post the picture again...



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Shogungts commenting on Assault Outside Scarlet Oak, Plus a Tidbits Roundup
5/17/19 2:14 PM
I agree with Walt on the color of the bricks for Chemonics being bad (maybe if the first level was that color and then the rest was a different color and/or metal like Bower)

And I don't understand how someone could not like the the design of that building, but approve the monstrosity that is Park Chelsea.

(oops, image URL included with this comment didn't work!)

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Shogungts commenting on Assault Outside Scarlet Oak, Plus a Tidbits Roundup
5/17/19 2:08 PM
@202, JD and bryan,

There was a robbery at We The Pizza last night which I am pretty sure is what the helicopter and police cars were about:

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bryan commenting on Assault Outside Scarlet Oak, Plus a Tidbits Roundup
5/17/19 11:04 AM
About 10 police cars went racing up New Jersey Ave towards the capitol, so whatever happened appeared to be north of the freeway.
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JD commenting on Assault Outside Scarlet Oak, Plus a Tidbits Roundup
5/17/19 8:49 AM
There was something happening on Pennsylvania Avenue about that time.
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202_cyclist commenting on Assault Outside Scarlet Oak, Plus a Tidbits Roundup
5/17/19 6:32 AM
Hey JD— do you know anything about a shooting at Canal Park last night? We heard several police vehicles and a a police helicopter around 10:30-11 last night.

There is nothing on the MPD listserve or Twitter yet.
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Gamble Rogers commenting on Assault Outside Scarlet Oak, Plus a Tidbits Roundup
5/16/19 8:35 PM
Great find, GG! My family is coming back home for a week this summer and we’re going to eat our way through TNNTNY.
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GG commenting on Assault Outside Scarlet Oak, Plus a Tidbits Roundup
5/16/19 7:42 PM
Looks like a hipster type food market coming this summer:

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