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225 Virginia/200 I ('12)
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909 New Jersey Ave. ('09)
55 M ('09)
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Seniors Bldg Demo ('07)
400 M ('07)
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US DOT HQ ('07)
20 M ('07)
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Jscott280 commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
4/2/20 1:36 PM
Construction fences up at 1299 first st, has anyone heard what might go here?
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202_cyclist commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
4/1/20 10:46 PM
JD— your brother is doing good work.

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RMP commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/22/20 4:09 PM
The Willow space is cleared out :(
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MarkinDC commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/22/20 11:30 AM
This article has some great info for helping out our neighborhood restaurants and bar workers. Pay special attention to the "virtual tip jar" in the article.

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CJBabyDaddy commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/20/20 9:32 PM
@RMP: I’m stacking up gift cards so I can celebrate by binging at a couple of my favorite spots when they re-open.
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AGH commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/20/20 3:31 PM
Just got notice that the new retail on N street will be: Kilwins (Chocolate, Fudge, and Ice Cream), Chicken + Whiskey, and Taphouse 99 (in addition to Punch Bowl). Not sure how or if any of this will change in the next weeks/months.
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Jscott280 commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/20/20 3:29 PM
Kilwins(ice cream), chicken + whiskey and taphouse 99 coming to N street.
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RMP commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/19/20 12:48 PM
Does anyone else feel like they are spending more money on restaurants right now than before? I am devastated by the pain that all of our neighborhood businesses are feeling.
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bmooremsu commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/18/20 2:43 PM
Per Bisnow.com: Capitol Riverfront Site Eyed For 900-Unit Development With A Food Hall

Read more at: link
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KLG commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/18/20 10:57 AM
There is new lettering up on the door of the former Whaley's space. It reads "Bammy's". Any buzz on this?

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JD commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/17/20 10:29 AM
As I said in the tidbit above, I think all forward-looking data should be taken with a gigantic grain of salt right now. This neighborhood's retail/food establishment could be pretty decimated in the coming weeks/months.

That said, La Famosa got its building permit for its spot at the Bower.
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Jscott280 commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/16/20 5:20 PM
Not sure if this is the right time...but the new retail on N street should be revealed next week.
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202_cyclist commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/16/20 1:25 PM
So, who's up for a virtual JD Land happy hour?
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jdc commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/11/20 4:10 PM
Tower crane for DC Crossing is being disassembled.
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Ampersand commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/11/20 3:40 PM
Just passed through Canal Park and the ice rink is no more. Soon I will be able to get my pizza, gelato, and croissants without walking all the way around.
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RMP commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/10/20 12:02 PM
Swizzler taking over the old Taylor Gourmet space link
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JD commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/9/20 10:42 AM
I was going to put up a new post with news of Jeni's" target=blank>link Ice Creams coming to 4th and Tingey, Andy's" target=blank>link Pizza bringing slices to a walk-up window at Atlas Brew Works on Half Street, and signs" target=blank>link pointing to El Rey and American Ice Company coming to the Riverwalk in spaces at the Maren and Dock 79, but with the current news of the world, I think any forward-looking items now need to be viewed through the edges of an N95 respirator and a collapsing stock market.
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dcgent commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/9/20 9:13 AM
Some pricey views of nats park! link
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RMP commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/4/20 6:11 PM
Walk up windows are the best. I wish they were more common. I used to stop at get coffee at the Velo Cafe (RIP) walk-up window when I was in the area. They are really handy for when you're out walking dog(s) and want something quick to-go.
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dcgent commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/4/20 3:23 PM
Buzzard point conversion to swap out ground floor retail for charter school? link I worry that's bad for pushing that still desolate area to be a nice residential area. But who knows

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JD commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/4/20 9:25 AM
Assuming it's slices at the walk-up window, they will do amazing business on game days.
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jdc commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/4/20 8:39 AM
I always appreciate more pizza options, but can the neighborhood really sustain this many pizza joints?
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Jscott280 commenting on Super Tuesday Tidbits: Hello Maxwell Park, Goodbye Biersch
3/3/20 7:02 PM
Andy’s Pizza to join atlas brewery on half street. They will have a walk up window...pretty cool.
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jdc commenting on Albi Opening This Week, Five of the Very Best, and Square Pizza
3/3/20 8:31 AM
A good portion of Metro chiller site's building has been torn down. Does anyone know if the plans call for the 2 chillers to remain in operation during construction, i.e. to provide cooling at our local stop? That was my impression, but they certainly hacked away at the building in a pretty indiscriminate manner.

JD - I took a street-level photo and I'll get one from 1015 Half St, too, for the archive.
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willinrm commenting on Albi Opening This Week, Five of the Very Best, and Square Pizza
3/3/20 8:02 AM
Maxwell opened last night! completely missed it.
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ValveetaChz commenting on Retail Roundup: Dryy Opening Today, Hill Spirits Coming Soon, More
3/3/20 7:45 AM
We are STILL dealing with our mail being mixed up after almost 9 years!
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JES commenting on Albi Opening This Week, Five of the Very Best, and Square Pizza
3/2/20 2:31 PM
I really liked the beer. The one in Tysons didn't close, but that's obviously a slog to get to from here, lol
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jdc commenting on Albi Opening This Week, Five of the Very Best, and Square Pizza
3/2/20 11:14 AM
That is a shame. I appreciated the changing menu and never had a bad meal, but the service was always SO slow. I bet the influx of new options in JD Land really cut into the volume of patrons.
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Chris commenting on Albi Opening This Week, Five of the Very Best, and Square Pizza
3/2/20 10:46 AM
Gordon Biersch closed for good last night, with no advance notice to staff. (They closed restaurants around the country, including Rockville MD, leaving them with just 10.)
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CJBabyDaddy commenting on Albi Opening This Week, Five of the Very Best, and Square Pizza
2/28/20 8:18 PM
@caphillguy: The turnstiles may be a chokepoint for chumps like you and me, but apparently not for many of our neighbors who simply walk through the gates adjacent to the kiosk fully confident that the station managers looking at them have decided that fare evasion doesn’t occur if you pretend not to see it.
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caphillguy commenting on Albi Opening This Week, Five of the Very Best, and Square Pizza
2/28/20 12:44 PM
Would the new entrance come with its own set of turnstiles or would it just provide an additional escalator that ultimately merges with the other M and New Jersey entrance before the turnstiles? I'm guessing the latter because that seems much easier to construct, but the former would ease congestion much more since the turnstiles are a major choke point.
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jdc commenting on Albi Opening This Week, Five of the Very Best, and Square Pizza
2/28/20 9:19 AM
I know we will not get one, but to me another entrance on north side of M St. in vicinity of Half St. would be great. As the great divide by the current configuration of S. Capitol is lessened with a boulevard, I would also think that the walkshed for Navy Yard entrance would increase and an entrance on the western side of S. Capitol would be beneficial.
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JD commenting on Albi Opening This Week, Five of the Very Best, and Square Pizza
2/27/20 2:28 PM
Southwest corner of New Jersey and M.
From June 2014: link
"As I spend a glorious late spring day reading the Office of Planning setdown report for Forest City's request for additional building height allowances in Yards West, my eyes lit up at this paragraph, in reference to the "Parcel A" site where Building 213 is currently in its final days:
"Finally, the site is located about a block east of one entrance to the Navy Yard Metro station, and across M Street from the west entrance[.] Both entrances can be quite congested, particularly during rush hours and on baseball stadium game/event days. WMATA has indicated a desire to increase capacity and convenience to passengers by providing an additional entrance to the Navy Yard Metro station on the south side of M Street on Parcel A. To faciliate this, OP is proposing that, as part of Zoning Commission review of any development on Parcel A, facilitation in the site and building design for a new entrance be provided - this would not require [Forest City Washington], the developer, to provide the new entrance, but rather would ensure that any construction on the site would accommodate this additional entrance.""
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Jscott280 commenting on Albi Opening This Week, Five of the Very Best, and Square Pizza
2/27/20 2:15 PM
Navy Yard is served by the Navy Yard-Ballpark Metro Station on the Green Line. According to Capitol Riverfront BID President Michael Stevens, there are plans for a third station entrance to relieve congestion on the platforms. (Astrid Riecken/For The Washington Post).... saw this in a wapo article on navy yard. Where would the 3 metro entrance be?

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GarfieldPark commenting on Albi Opening This Week, Five of the Very Best, and Square Pizza
2/27/20 1:39 PM
Speaking of which, new BLUE benches installed on empty lot across from DOT building.
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JD commenting on Albi Opening This Week, Five of the Very Best, and Square Pizza
2/27/20 12:49 PM
Twin cranes are being birthed at the CSX East site on New Jersey Avenue....
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202_cyclist commenting on Albi Opening This Week, Five of the Very Best, and Square Pizza
2/25/20 9:45 AM
There was soil boring activity this morning at the former taxi lot at New Jersey an L Street, SE.
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jdc commenting on Retail Roundup: Dryy Opening Today, Hill Spirits Coming Soon, More
2/24/20 1:07 PM
Concur with 202 - with Parc Riverside phase 2 and then DC Crossing finished, there will be a fair bit of street parking added back to the NW section of JD Land.
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