Posts Tagged ‘liquor license’

D.C.’s Noisiest Bars, According to the District Government

There's a lot of noise being made these days about, well, noise.
Last month, I followed around the D.C. Nightlife Noise Coalition, a group that formed to combat what it says are Dupont's excessively noisy bars. And in March, the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration announced that its joint noise task force with the Department of Consumer and Regulatory [...]

Dupont Liquor License Ban Down to the Wire

Recent compromises appear not to have done much to lower the tension surrounding a proposed extension of a moratorium on liquor licenses west of Dupont Circle.
The Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration held a hearing today on a request from Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2B to keep the moratorium in place for another 60 days; otherwise, it's set [...]

The Saloon: Restaurant That’s Really a Pub Will Soon be a Tavern

Shortly after his appearance before the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board on Wednesday, despite having a somewhat slight build, Kamal "Commie" Jahanbein stubbornly rolls heavy metal kegs of German lager through a door that leads into his darkened establishment.
Moments ago, with the same stubbornness, he had told the board he wasn't [...]

The Saloon Refuses to Bow

Though it's become a cornerstone of the neighborhood, don't think Kamal Jahanbein couldn't just up and move The Saloon. He's done it before. Back when he had "issues" in Georgetown, the pugnacious beer expert packed up his operation and left. That's despite having hung around the neighborhood for some 18 years. Jahanbein later [...]

If You Like Getting Drunk, It’s All Your Fault

If you live in the District and like getting your drink on, it may be your fault that three D.C. establishments are in trouble.
Three faintly lit watering holes, Jo Jo Restaurant & Bar and The Saloon on U Street, and Bobby Lew's Saloon in Adams Morgan, are getting scrutinized by the [...]

Neighborhood Watch: In Trinidad, ANC Wants Only Chain Restaurants to Serve Booze

The Issue: One of the Trinidad Advisory Neighborhood Commissions (ANC) wants to curb alcohol-related problems by having liquor licenses banned at establishments along Bladensburg Road in NE, with one exception. An ANC proposal says that all establishments in the area will be denied licenses to sell alcohol for five years unless they are “part [...]