Posts Tagged ‘Bars’

World Cup Roundup: An Historic Oversight at the Embassy of Japan

Clearly, not everyone is playing hooky from work during World Cup action this week. "We weren't planning on having a screening of the game," an official at the Embassy of Japan told City Desk following the Asian nation's Monday morning clash with African favorite Cameroon. An historic oversight, it turns out. Spoiler Alert! Japan's newfound glory would come as news to our contact [...]

Last Call Comes Later Tonight

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!"

Our Morning Roundup: Inauguration Weekend Edition

Who the hell went out last night looking for celebs? Even my sister (who has the connects, the gossip, and the determination) was considering hanging up her designer shoes. I'm pretty sure she stayed home....
D.C. Gov extends the registration date for tour buses to today. Three thousand buses have registrated so far for the inauguration. [...]

Inaugural Booze: Bill Duggan Apologizes (Wink, Wink!)

While the fur continues to fly with our federal friends and their thoughts on whether or not we can keep slammin' our Obama Slammers well into the a.m., City Paper's favorite bar owner has been quietly killing it on the Adams Morgan Listserv with his rapier sarcasm.
To wit, regarding (presumably) ANC Commissioner's Bryan Weaver's comments [...]

Vincent Gray on Senators’ Letter

Vince politely tells Dianne Feinstein and Robert Bennett to fuck off:
While I respect the views of Senators Feinstein and Bennett, having venues available for residents and visitors alike in which to spend time during the Inaugural celebrations for President-Elect Barack Obama will provide entertainment options in organized settings for people.
The legislation passed by Council of [...]

The Smelly Side of Smoke-Free Bars

According to a study conducted by "world-renowned scent scientist Alan Hirsch, M.D.," founder of Chicago's Smell & Taste Treatment and Research Foundation, banning cigarettes from bars has resulted in people smelling things other than cigarettes in bars. The study, which investigated the odors inside one smoke-free Chicago bar, was sponsored by the folks over at [...]