Posts Tagged ‘Record Stores’

Arts Roundup: When Georgetown Was Cool Edition

To save the Smithsonian's Arts and Industries building, a very special donor is needed. [WBJ]
Maxmillion Dunbar has a new EP on the way. [Ad Hoc]
CBS orders a pilot for a show possibly based on Hillary Clinton's time as Secretary of State. [Post]
The son of BET founders Bob and Sheila Johnson has his own fashion line. [...]

New Record Store, Hill & Dale, Coming to Georgetown

While most rock & roll vacated the truffle-scented streets of Georgetown long ago, at least one man is keeping the faith: Rob Norton, the proprietor behind the neighborhood's boldest business proposition of late, Hill & Dale. It's a record store.
Well, it's actually a little more than a record store. Hill & Dale—no relation to the upscale Lower [...]

Red Onion Records & Books Closing in September

Red Onion Records & Books, one of four used-record shops in Adams Morgan, is due to close Sept. 30. The subterranean shop, which Washington City Paper lauded in two consecutive Best Of D.C. issues, has attracted a loyal customer base since it opened in late 2006. But owner Josh Harkavy is ready to try his hand [...]

Cleveland Park Hasn’t Discovered The Record Store

From the Cleveland Park listserv. Writer "Don" begs for vinyl:
"I have decided to go retro in my music listening and am trying to rebuild a collection of good old vinyl record albums. If you'd like to give a loving home to those lonely albums sitting around your house, I'd be happy to take them off [...]

Music 2008: Red Onion Goes To 11

Josh Harkavy, owner of the record/book store Red Onion, e-mailed me this: his favorite, or some of his favorite records of the year.
Josh explains: "This is by no means a top 11 list, just 11 albums I listened to a lot in 2008.
Let me know if you need more info or anything. I hope you don't mind [...]