Posts Tagged ‘Barcade’

Barcade Becomes Atlas Arcade

After running into some trademark issues, the H Street NE bar formerly home to Fruit Bat has changed its name from Barcade to Atlas Arcade. Owner Erik Holzherr held a contest to come up with the name on the blog Frozen Tropics. The winner will receive $150 in quarters, and the runner-ups—Drunky Kong, Princess Barstool, […]

Barcade Solicits New Name After Cease and Desist

Barcade, an '80s-themed arcade bar coming to H Street NE, has decided to rename itself, after another group of 80s-themed arcade bars in Philadelphia, Brooklyn, and Jersey City with the same moniker sent a cease and desist letter earlier this week. Neighborhood blog Frozen Tropics brings word that the bar, which was formerly home to Fruit […]

Barcade Coming to H Street NE—But Is It a Rip-Off?

The recently shuttered Fruit Bat on H Street NE will reopen as an '80s-themed beer-and-video-games spot called Barcade on July 10. Sound familiar? That's because there's already a chain of '80s-themed beer-and-video-game bars called Barcade, with spots in Brooklyn, Philadelphia, and Jersey City. The latter's co-owners, Scott Beard and Paul Kermizian, tell Y&H they were unaware of […]

Beer Nation: A TGIF Video Worth More Than A Chuckle

Some Fridays we post a beer-related video for comic relief, as a small gesture of camaraderie for our readers who are miserably chained to their computers and in desperate need of distraction. This week instead of finding some mindless but entertaining drivel or stupid human trick to share, we decided to feature some videos with […]