Posts Tagged ‘Adams Morgan’

With Scandal Behind It, Adams Morgan Day Returns This Weekend

“We took a kick in the gut when the fair was taken away from us. It’s a matter of pride.”

With Weed Legalized, Capitol Hemp Reopens for Business

Almost three years after it closed, Capitol Hemp is back in Adams Morgan.

D.C.’s Hispanic Population Inching Northward

Hispanic Washingtonians have gradually moved north- and eastward from Adams Morgan, Columbia Heights, and Mount Pleasant.

The Needle: Drunken Charm

A close friend of Kim Kardashian was spotted at Mari Vanna DC.

Adams Morgan Liquor License Moratorium Lifted for Restaurants

D.C. alcohol regulators have lifted a moratorium restricting new liquor licenses for restaurants in Adams Morgan while extending for three years the current ban on new licenses for taverns and nightclubs. The Alcohol Beverage Control board announced the decision at a meeting this morning.
The liquor license moratorium expired on April 16, 2014, but the board voted on an emergency [...]

Adams Morgan Restaurant Allegedly Leaves Insult on Transgender Customer’s Receipt

Bistro 18 in Adams Morgan allegedly called a transgender customer and her friends "gay bitches" on a receipt, according to a public accommodations discrimination complaint that a LGBT advocacy organization said it filed with the D.C. Office Human rights yesterday.
Lambda Legal, a legal organization serving the LGBTQ community, submitted the complaint on behalf of Amira Gray, a [...]

The Needle: Wool Coat Joke Edition

Pop-ups Are Dead, Long Live Takeovers: Toki Underground and Woodberry Kitchen plan a ramen "takeover" of Artifact Coffee. It shall be dubbed Tokifact. +2
Food Fight: Madam's Organ is so, so mad at its "shitty neighbor" Tryst right now. +/- 0

Andrew Sullivan Still Hates NYC, Says He’s Moving Back Home to the “Second Brooklyn”

Daily Dish blogger Andrew Sullivan moved from his longtime Adams Morgan apartment to New York City last year, and has publicly complained about it ever since.
He blogged about how shitty the city was. He hated the barbershops, the Wi-Fi, and even the furniture stores.
And so today, in some unsurprising news, he announced he'll be moving [...]

The Reef in Adams Morgan Will Close

Popular Adams Morgan bar The Reef is closing permanently as a result of a stabbing there earlier this month.
"As many of you know, the last few weeks have been very challenging for the Reef," a manager at the bar wrote in an email Wednesday to some customers, which Washington City Paper obtained. "After much effort, [...]

There and Back Again: A Red Panda’s Tale

After hours of searching, running, sweating, and—finally—netting, the staff of the National Zoo apprehended Rusty the red panda, who was found missing early this morning. Less than four hours after the zoo announced that Rusty was missing, he was captured by a team consisting of National Zoo staff, D.C. police, and the Washington Humane Society in [...]

District Line Daily: Heat Wave’s Here

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Get ready to sweat: For the next few days, the Washington area is looking at temperatures [...]

Adams Morgan Ad Slammed for Sexual Implications

A new ad promoting Adams Morgan has earned a surprising amount of scrutiny on the Internet. But the campaign—which shows a couple playing footsie under a table and reads "al fresco. al frisky. they're both on the menu in Adams Morgan"—is being criticized for several reasons.
The criticisms, in descending order of seriousness:

In a blog post [...]

Snakes Fall on Adams Morgan Playground, Terrify Everybody

Today in continued signs of impending doom, snakes are falling out of trees and frightening the children of Adams Morgan. The trouble started in Walter C. Pierce Park on Thursday morning, according to an D.C. police listserv email noted by PoPville:
When the snakes fell they scared the children, and everyone fled. This was in [...]

“Cat Stasi” Accused of Kidnapping Adams Morgan Cat

Adams Morgan resident Lorelei Kelly has a tale of woe, Washington, and cat kidnapping. But the alleged villains aren't who you'd think: They're animal rescue volunteers.
"This just strikes me as 'only in D.C.'" Kelly says. "I feel like this is someone who didn't get their Senate confirmation hearing."
When Kelly adopted her cat Sharky in 2011, [...]

District Line Daily: Anti-Muslim Cab Attack

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A Virginia cabdriver and Army reservist alleges he was attacked by a passenger over the Boston [...]