Posts Tagged ‘Big Bear Cafe’

Sarah Jessica Parker and Frank Gehry Eat Dinner at Big Bear Cafe

Yes, the tales of rapidly changing Bloomingdale are getting trite, but here's one more example that the neighborhood has, well, changed: Celebrities are going there.
Last night, Sarah Jessica Parker, Frank Gehry, artist Chuck Close, and Troy Andrews (aka Trombone Shorty) gathered at Bloomingdale's Big Bear Cafe for a casual dinner.
Big Bear knew they were coming [...]

D.C. Baristas Talk Effective Smack

Young & Hungry alerts us to the upcoming meet between the Philly and D.C. chapters of the Thursday Night Throwdown, the latte art competition. The next battle is happening on Thursday Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. at Big Bear Cafe in Bloomingdale. Some of D.C.'s finest hipster latte makers have a few words for Philadelphia...or as [...]

Did Big Bear Cafe Defeat Crack?

Despite having run smack into a big gentrification-laced clusterfuck, Big Bear Cafe may be on the verge of getting its long-sought liquor license—and its supporters are pulling out all the stops to help.
During a hearing at the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board last week, in fact, Bloomingdale residents who want Big Bear to serve booze [...]

The Friday Limerick Review

If you are a train-loving geek
The groundbreaking news of the week
On top of the hike
The prices will spike
At times they call "peak-of-the-peak"
Hey kids! Mary Cheh is so clever!
(And Peeps are a worthy endeavor)
Her prank was delayed
For Vincent's parade
It's awkward, but late sure beats never
The nice folks at Big Bear want booze
A quest they could possibly [...]

Confessions of a Wi-Fi Loafer – First Post

It’s an early Saturday afternoon inside the cozy basement café at Politics & Prose bookstore on Connecticut Avenue NW. I’ve been here awhile – a good long while.
I arrive with my laptop and a yellow legal pad before 10 a.m. and install myself at one of the little tables along the wall that leads to [...]