Posts Tagged ‘Shaw’

Shaw Brewpub Gets Communal Bike Pump

The Shaw neighborhood has another new addition, and this time it's not a new restaurant with expensive drinks. It's a $700 bike pump.
Right Proper Brewing Company—the restaurant and brewpub right next to the Howard Theatre—now has a bike pump for anyone to use outside the restaurant.
Right Proper installed 10 (always packed) bike racks near its entrance about a month ago, and got [...]

The Needle: You Came to the Wrong Neighborhood

Pleasantville: At her new Daily Caller home, Betsy Rothstein gives a labored account of a long virtual feud between two D.C. journos, Eli Lake and Mike Elk. The highlights come when Lake says the whole town is laughing at Elk, to which Elk replies: "yeah but with the exception of Mt. Pleasant, I have always [...]

O Street Market Giant Set to Reopen Nov. 22

For the Shaw and Bloomingdale residents currently living in a food desert, here's something to be grateful for this Thanksgiving: The Giant at O Street Market will reopen on Nov. 22.
A spokesman for Giant confirmed the date, but didn't offer any more details on the opening.
The store shuttered in Sept. 2011 for construction of the [...]

Garbage In, Garbage Out

The last time the federal government was on the brink of shutting down, D.C. residents wanted to dump their trash on Republican House Speaker John Boehner's yard at his home in Capitol Hill. This time around, the idea to deliver the District's trash to Republicans on the Hill is already cliche. And besides, if the [...]

Photos: United House of Prayer Memorial Parade

Slideshow.  6th Street, NW.  May 25th.  © 2013 Matt Dunn

Photo: Cotton Candy Man

600 Block Florida Ave., NW.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

White People Flocking to Shaw, Nearby Neighborhoods

If you're looking for white people, you should head to the D.C. ZIP code that includes Shaw, Bloomingdale, and LeDroit Park. It leads the city in new white residents from 2000 and 2010, according to a list of the nation's 25 fastest-whitening ZIP codes, via Mike DeBonis.
Non-Hispanic white people represented 5.6 of residents in the 20001 ZIP [...]

Photo: Fashionable Woman

1500 Block 6th Street, NW.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

Photos: United House of Prayer Parade

Slideshow.  6th and M St., NW to Logan Circle.  May 26th.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

Photo: Bicyclist on a Fence

7th and Rhode Island Ave, NW.  Oct. 30th.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

Photo: Scream Masks

600 Block Rhode Island Ave, NW.  Oct. 29th.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

Photo: Man with Black Hat

1800 Block 7th Street, Shaw.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

Photo: Bird On A Fence

600 Block Rhode Island Ave, NW.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

Photo: Two Kids

1700 Block 7th Street, NW.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

Photos: Shaw Fireworks