Posts Tagged ‘Millie & Al’s’

How to Get Your Own Official Restaurant Day

In case you didn't hear, Mayor Vince Gray officially proclaimed yesterday Clyde's of Georgetown Day in honor of the restaurant's 50th anniversary. But Clyde's is far from the only restaurant to have its own D.C. government-recognized day. It turns out it's pretty easy to get an official proclamation. 

Love and Jell-O Shots: Millie & Al’s Turns 50

The story of Adams Morgan’s oldest bar, which celebrates its 50th birthday next week, is a love story. It starts in 1963, when a Bronx-born 43-year-old salesman named Al Shapiro buys Balance’s Columbian Restaurant on 18th Street NW and renames it Millie & Al’s, after the woman he’s smitten with. Millie dies of cancer in […]