Posts Tagged ‘Prince of Petworth’

Coffee Shop Opens in Long-Empty Columbia Heights Spot

A number of retail spaces in Columbia Heights have remained empty for a near eternity. That, coupled with the endless road construction and constantly snarled traffic, has seriously hindered the neighborhood from reaching its full potential.
Thankfully, 11th Street is coming along, with the opening of wine bar Room 11, and construction of a small office/retail [...]

Bye, Bye Bi-Rite

Back in February of 2008, I talked to John Andrade, owner of Asylum in Adams Morgan, about a new restaurant planned for 11th Street in Columbia Heights. He'd named it the "Meridian Pint," and he planned to open it the following fall.
This was great news. That 11th Street stretch is in dire need of more [...]

Demolition Starts on Affordable Housing Building “Georgia Commons”

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This morning, Mayor Adrian Fenty and others gathered at the site of 3910-12 Georgia Ave. to "begin" demolition for the construction of a 130-unit apartment building.*
Most of the units—119—"will be dedicated to low-income families," according to a press release from the city. "Additionally, the property will include space for the Mary’s Center for [...]