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CJBabyDaddy commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/25/20 11:25 PM
@king of arabistan: Keep movie theater hope alive!
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Jscott280 commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/24/20 1:45 PM
Wow - that is very impressive!!
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dcgent commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/24/20 12:55 PM
Plans for large surface parking lot left on Buzzard point announced link
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bdj commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/23/20 11:32 PM
has Basebowl the other night and it was delicious. Great addition to the neighborhood.
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king of arabistan commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/23/20 11:58 AM
@FstSE thanks
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FstSE commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/21/20 10:48 PM
@king of Arabistan: this is the greystar site currently under construction across from the whole foods on NJ Ave. Two apartment buildings (214 units & 542 units) and a hotel fronting NJ Ave.
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king of arabistan commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/21/20 5:42 PM
So those buildings are planned for the parcel north of DC Water HQ? I guess no more movie theater in Navy Yard then? If I am wrong about the location where will it be built?
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bdj commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/20/20 8:27 PM
It's a connection to Ore 82, I think JD posted about this 6-12 months ago.
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202_cyclist commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/20/20 6:49 PM
FstSE— thank you for posting.

It isn’t quite th observation deck at the Willis tower but the overhang on the building onnthe right looks pretty cool.
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FstSE commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/20/20 5:56 PM
Umm.. have we seen this yet?



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GaryRKarr commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/16/20 9:36 AM
Basebowl Ramen on Half Street is now open.
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GarfieldPark commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/3/20 6:48 PM
Declaration has put up a sign saying they will be closed until AFTER the inauguration. :(
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Jscott280 commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
11/2/20 5:33 PM
Swizzler (old Taylor grommet spot) is opening on Friday.
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Alex B. commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
10/29/20 11:20 AM
Reading the tea leaves, the land swap idea isn't about swapping the existing navy museum site within the secure perimeter, but some other portion of DoD-controlled land.

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There was an old Navy Historic Society online event that hinted the land swap would be with some DoD land on the other side of the river. They referenced the need to coordinate with the US Park Police regarding their helicopter use, as well as the White House Communications Agency (based in the northern part of JBAB), which implies a swap for some land that's either adjacent to or a part of Poplar Point.
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Jscott280 commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
10/26/20 5:59 PM
Basebowl on Half Street opening November 13.
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CJBabyDaddy commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
10/13/20 11:34 PM
@WestNorth: Methinks the proposed land swap involves/involved Navy Yard waterfront. My theory is/was for Brookfield to give the Navy Bldg 74 and nearby for the Museum in exchange for receiving, rehabilitating, and maintaining the Navy Yard riverwalk.

I have a neighbor who works for Brookfield. If he were to tell me, he’d probably do so only after fitting me for concrete shoes on a boat in the middle of the Anacostia.

So, I think I’ll wait for public news like everyone else.
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conngs0 commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
10/13/20 5:06 PM
Cool news about the museum. It'll be interesting to see how it progresses from that rendering. I do regret the USS Barry was taken away (or not replaced with another ship before the new FDM Bridge closed off access) because it would have been cool to incorporate it into the museum somehow.
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Westnorth commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
10/13/20 2:44 PM
Navy Museum is fundraising for a $450M new spot outside the Navy Yard gates, forecast to be built 2023-2025. The rendering appears to show a new building at 555 M St SE (SW corner with Isaac Hull Ave), about where the electrical substation currently sits across from Joy Evans Park and half a block east of Harris Teeter.

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In Yards developer-speak, the new building shown is on Parcel E3, and the low brick warehouse is Building 74. There was a rumor that FCW/Brookfield was in talks to swap land with the Navy Museum, but that seems impossible since the current museum shares two buildings with high-security Navy operations. Maybe the Navy will just buy the site from FCW (though GSA technically owns the land now).
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VelocityChris commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
10/10/20 6:38 PM
They're adding two floors to the top of the WeWork building.
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GarfieldPark commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
10/10/20 1:51 PM
Anyone know what is happening on First st outside of WeWork bldg? They are doing something.
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right-toe commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
10/8/20 5:15 PM
Lots of little changes around:

Sidewalk has opened up around the DDOT building, and 2nd Place is no longer blocked off.

Sidewalk along I St & part of 2nd St infront of the Garrett has opened, altho some of 2nd St and the road are still blocked.

Construction has started at 1st & N St (between Nats Park Garage & F1rst).

On Half St, the Gatsy signage is up and the Mah-Ze-Dahr Bakery is open, with seating outside. Also seems like Basebowl is close, could see a finished serving counter under a partial open front door.



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dcgent commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
10/8/20 4:52 PM
Can't stop the Detroit style pizza momentum--new at Scarlet Oak link

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GaryRKarr commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
10/4/20 4:26 PM
The old Peet's space now has a "Retail Space for Lease" sign on its doors/windows. Also, not sure if this is new but sign on Willie's says "we will be closing this location for remodeling, we hope you will like our new and upcoming concept. Stay turned for more information ... Thank you for all your support over the years ... Hill Restaurant Group." I think the overuse of ellipses would drive The Slot nuts, but anyway, I offer it up without editing.
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Shogungts commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
9/30/20 10:27 PM
Cool stuff dcgent - thanks for sharing.
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202_cyclist commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
9/30/20 10:06 PM
Who should we write in for the ANC 6D02 seat? Kanye? Deez Nuts?
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dcgent commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
9/19/20 6:29 AM
Very cool historical look at the neighborhood link
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Jscott280 commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
9/15/20 7:50 PM
Looks like the Hilton brothers are partnering with solace brewing for the retail space under maren via @eatdc
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JD commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
9/15/20 3:17 PM
And these tidbits from Martin Austermuhle on Twitter:

Yikes: Per data from D.C.’s CFO, the city’s hospitality industry (hotels, bars, restaurants, etc.) saw a 42% decrease in jobs from February to July 2020. (All told, that’s 35k jobs.) In U.S. as a whole, it was a 25% job decrease in that sector.

D.C.’s professional, technical, and management sector, on the other hand, gained 3,500 jobs in that same period, growing 2.8%. Again, if you’re a white-collar worker in D.C. (or many places), your pandemic experience has been very different.
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JD commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
9/15/20 3:16 PM
This is why I remain extremely reticent to speak much of expected openings.

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(El Rey and American Ice Co. had shown up on promo materials as coming to Dock 79, but I don't know whether that is still happening.)

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tmich93 commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
9/15/20 1:21 PM
Just tried La Famosa yesterday and it was terrific. Their menu has terrific value and the food and service were spectacular. Beautiful space as well.
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tmich93 commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
9/15/20 1:20 PM
Sorry to hear that JD! Best wishes to your father during his recovery.
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jdc commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
9/15/20 8:34 AM
We miss JD, but family comes first. Best wishes on a speedy recovery for your dad!
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dcgent commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
9/14/20 9:22 PM
Argh. I hate 2020. Glad he's doing better and I hope you find a better break sometime soon.
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NavyYardGuy commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
9/14/20 2:02 PM
I'm really sorry to hear that. I hope your father gets well and you get all the charging you need.
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JD commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
9/14/20 10:58 AM
Just letting everyone know the latest from my never-dull world. After 5 1/2 months of working seven days a week, I succumbed to my Dad's desire to do our usual trip to Wyoming, so we took the 2 1/2 days to drive out there. The first full day there, one week shy of his 87th birthday, he went out for a bike ride and, long story short, spent two nights in the hospital with what was determined to be a mild heart attack.

Most 2020 Vacation Possible!

He's doing pretty well now, and we're back in DC, but the batteries did not exactly get recharged....

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CJBabyDaddy commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
9/12/20 9:29 PM
Got a taste of La Famosa tonight on the 5th & Tingey Street corner of the Bower. Another great addition to the neighborhood dining scene. We are truly spoiled. Soft opening Monday the 14th.
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GaryRKarr commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
9/4/20 12:04 PM
Reporting in that the CVS on I and Half Street is now open.
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CJBabyDaddy commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
9/3/20 10:13 PM
@NicoRay: If all goes to plan, opening Monday September 14th.
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Shogungts commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
9/2/20 2:32 PM
@bdj - There are several factors based on length of your hair, whether you want a shampoo etc, but if you just want a shortcut it's $41 (I am pretty sure this increased since my last cut). All of their prices are listed online.

Obviously that is well north of the $20 you are paying so it probably isn't worth it to you; I am very picky about my haircuts and don't like waiting around so I value the ability to make appointments and especially like when they allow you do so online.

It's also much cheaper than places like Barber of Hell's bottom that were charging $85 or Men's Grooming like places on the hill that were charging $65, but $20 is going to be extremely hard to beat.


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