Posts Tagged ‘sidewalk cafe’

Proposed Legislation Would Allow Outdoor Drinking at D.C. Distilleries and Breweries

Atlas Brew Works is among the local alcohol producers who hope to take advantage of such a change in the law.

Downtown D.C.’s Sidewalk Cafe Explosion, By the Numbers

Downtown D.C. is now home to 178 sidewalk cafes

Sidewalk Cafe Society: D.C.’s Al Fresco Dining Scene Turns 50

Hard to believe there once was a time when the biggest bogeyman in District discourse was outdoor seating. The Washington Post takes a look back at the bizarre history of D.C.'s al fresco dining scene. A half century ago, the city's first sidewalk cafe appeared. And people feared the worst: “[a] potential source of disorder," […]