Muse Nightclub and Lounge, at 717 6th Street NW, is facing a slew of violations from the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA). Just this past May, MPD Chief Cathy Lanier shut down Muse for 96 hours, over a box-cutter slashing incident. On Wednesday, Wei Zhou, co-owner of the establishment, sat before the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) [...]
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The Issue: A new tavern is set to move into Ward 1–and just in time, as there's nothing better than ice and boozing after a 9:30 Club show in this sweltering heat. The American Ice Company has taken over the 2,375 square foot lot once occupied by Madden Roofing, at 917 V Street [...]
The Issue: Six Georgetown restaurants, including four along Washington Harbour, are trying to back out of their voluntary agreements with neighbors. The VAs, as they're often called in NIMBY circles, legally bind the operators to certain hours and methods of operation as a condition of their licenses to sell alcohol. Violations of these agreements tend to draw [...]
Silver Spring resident Assefaw Hagos was having some drinks last Friday at Salina, an Ethiopian-style restaurant also serving Italian food at 1936 9th Street NW.
Sometime after the dramatic conclusion to Game 5 of the NBA semifinals between the Phoenix Suns and the L.A. Lakers, Hagos, 40, asked the restaurant's proprietor, Terfneh Kahsay, if he could go upstairs, where a card game [...]
Muse Nightclub and Lounge, located at 717 6th Street NW, plans to reopen with tighter security procedures after D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier shut the place down for 96 hours in reaction to a May 16 face slashing.
The violence erupted when one male club-goer bumped into another. There was some shoving, a head butt and two [...]
A popular pub near Dupont Circle has been ordered to retrain its staff on security protocols after allegedly mishandling a March fracas to the chagrin of city regulators.
The city's Alcoholic Beverage Control Board on Wednesday frowned upon the managers of Lucky Bar, located at 1221 Connecticut Avenue NW, after no one thought to call the police until [...]
The Issue: The "thumping music" scene at Current Sushi, located at 1215 Connecticut Ave. NW, might impress WaPo's "Going Out Guru" Fritz Hahn. But the desk jockeys next door are nonplussed.
The Feedback: On Wednesday, the District's Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) board took the Dupont Circle sushi joint's owners to task for violating a voluntary agreement [...]
Another round, please!
In commemoration of D.C. Emancipation Day, bars in the District will be allowed to keep the drinks coming until 3 a.m. Friday morning.
The city's Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) informs us via Twitter: “DC gov't offices are closed this Friday – bars can stay open an extra hr Thurs night!"
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More on the beer garden proposed near National's Stadium in D.C.
Andrew J. Kline, representing Robert "Bo" Blair, said at a March 25 meeting of the Alcohol Beverage Control Board that his client wants to create a "festival site with amenities" near National's Stadium, but that "beer garden is not our term, I don't [...]