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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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bdj commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/31/20 11:12 PM
@shogungts - what's the price at Bishops? I've been going to Jajo in Eastern Market for years because that's the only $20 haircut I could find in the neighborhood.
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Shogungts commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/31/20 1:25 PM
"Andres4Mayor says: (8/19/20 10:49 AM)
Bearded Goat Barber coming to the former never-opened 18/8 and former Yards leasing office. link

Between that, Scissors & Scotch, Blackbird Salon, Bang, and Bishops, it seems haircuts is the new boom industry for the neighborhood."

Seriously! Living on the Hill just north of Navy Yard for the last ~13 years now I have bounced around to so many places trying to find a decent haircut that didn't cost a fortune (and sometimes they did cost a fortune). There were many times that I was going to Chinatown or even up to Shaw for a haircut, but it is nice to have options that are close. Hopefully demand can sustain them.

I have been going to Bishops since they opened and am very happy with their cuts, pricing and ability to schedule appointments online.
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jdc commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/28/20 7:12 AM
At the rate things are going, I likely will not recognize the area whenever I return to the physical office.
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NicoRay commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/28/20 5:10 AM
La Famosa opening in September
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NWtoSE commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/27/20 8:33 PM
@ValceetaChz - according to the Capitol Riverfront BID newsletter that went out today, it is open
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ValveetaChz commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/27/20 5:35 PM
Does anyone know if Jeni's at The Bower has opened?
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202_cyclist commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/24/20 8:13 AM
Some good news— Solace Brewing is opening a location of the ground floor of the Maren (i.e. Dock 80).

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RAWR commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/22/20 7:54 PM
Staff at Jeni's said that they're opening on Thursday the 27th
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Andres4Mayor commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/20/20 8:52 PM
The freezers at Jeni's are now fully stocked. Ice cream is imminent.
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CJBabyDaddy commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/20/20 9:31 AM
Or the Mayor is proud of our gleaming new ‘hood but is sending in the cavalry because she finds us embarrassingly undergroomed.
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Andres4Mayor commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/19/20 10:49 AM
Bearded Goat Barber coming to the former never-opened 18/8 and former Yards leasing office. link

Between that, Scissors & Scotch, Blackbird Salon, Bang, and Bishops, it seems haircuts is the new boom industry for the neighborhood.
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Sasq commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/19/20 9:00 AM
While this article is a year late, it's still happening. Saw the window coverings for Bearded Goat beside Potbelly's yesterday.

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CJBabyDaddy commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/18/20 5:24 PM
Anchovy Social apparently is dusting off the cobwebs this week.

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conngs0 commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/18/20 1:50 PM
wow, those sandwiches look pretty good....
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dcgent commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/17/20 2:37 PM
Walters sports bar pivots to breakfast place in morning link

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tmich93 commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/17/20 9:36 AM
Anyone have any clue what is going on at CVS on I and Half? They put up giant “Now Open” stickers on their windows and then put up new closed signed on their doors and then promptly put black tape all over their new stickers the next day.
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TJ31 commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/16/20 2:10 PM
@Jscott280 - i hear ya. it started out being early 2020, then march 2020 and here we are now... praying its not 2021!
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VelocityChris commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/16/20 8:51 AM
New crane up at 41 L St.
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Jscott280 commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/14/20 3:47 PM
@TJ31 - yea envy is finally doing closings. Good luck on that estimate, we were told May. DC permitting is running really slow (to be understood) in the pandemic. Based off Envy's experience I would plan for end of the year to beg of 2021.
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TJ31 commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/14/20 2:19 PM
Did envy open up ? Avidian is at October now.
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CJBabyDaddy commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/12/20 8:04 PM
Looks like the final piece of the final arch of the New Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge goes up Thursday, August 13th. If you want to watch the historic moment from the comfort of whatever you sit on while staring at a PC, tablet or phone screen, click on this link for info:

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GarfieldPark commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/9/20 8:28 PM
Wagtime has now turned into Dogtopia? New owners or what?
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CJBabyDaddy commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/7/20 8:19 PM
To my fellow New FDMB arch geeks: As of COB Friday, August 7, nine of the twelve pieces of the final center arch are up and the tenth is on site. According to the New FDMB Instagram page, an announcement will be made next week (Aug 9-16) regarding the date on which the final piece is expected to go up. Sign up there or be square.
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CJBabyDaddy commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/7/20 3:07 PM
La Famosa (1st floor of the Bower) targeting a late August or early September opening.
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GarfieldPark commenting on Roundup of Some Recent Retail and Public Space Items
8/7/20 2:10 PM
Target date of Wed Aug 12th for I ST CVS. Can't come soon enough!
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