Posts Tagged ‘Erik Holzherr’

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 […]

You Call That An Artini? Less Fancy Cocktail Contestants Mix It Up At Fruit Bat Tonight

Join the "Cocktail Guess" crew tonight at Fruit Bat, where the authors of City Paper's specifically vague liquor request column, alongside noted mixologist Erik Holzherr and you, the imbibing public, vote on the best recipes in Y&H's artfully inspired cocktail contest. Finalists were inspired by everything from everyday graffiti to glossy male enhancement-pill magazine advertisements […]

You Call That An Artini? Enter Y&H’s Less Fancy Cocktail Contest

For the past month, many of the city's best bartenders have been whipping up all sorts of fancy cocktails inspired by various sculptures, paintings and other fine works at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. This past Saturday, the fruits of their libationary labor were put to the test at the Corcoran's annual Artini fund-raiser. Judges […]

The Fruit Bat Bar Opens Tonight on H Street

The Latin-infused Fruit Bat bar opens tonight at 1236 H St. NE,  in the former home of the H Street Martini Lounge. The new bar offers an array of fresh-fruit cocktails, tapas, and cushy seats, and just as important,  its South American décor, reminiscent of a Colombian summer, almost erases the grit and construction zone […]

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