Posts Tagged ‘violence’

ABC Board Holds Hearing About Tabaq

The District's Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board has scheduled a summary suspension hearing for Tuesday afternoon to deal with the situation at Tabaq, the Mediterranean-themed eatery on U Street that was closed down by police (and remains closed) following a reported stabbing last week. The hearing is slated for 2:30 p.m.

ABC Board Orders Heritage India To Stick To Food

Blood-stained Dupont Circle eatery Heritage India will be allowed to reopen for business on Dec. 21, provided it meets a number of conditions spelled out by city liquor regulators on Tuesday. The restrictions include: No live music or entertainment of any kind (that includes disc jockeys). Also: no promoters. The city's Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) […]

No Hooch For Heritage India: Liquor Sales Suspended at Blood-Stained Eatery

The District's ABC Board has predictably suspended Heritage India's liquor license following some deadly violence at the popular lunch spot turned late-night party palace over the weekend. Investigators say the event where the violence broke out was open to the public and had a cover charge, which, as the Examiner points out, "contradicts statements by […]

A ‘Private Party’ Turned Ugly: Heritage India Addresses Weekend Violence

Heritage India has issued a statement addressing the deadly violence taking place at the Dupont Circle restaurant over the weekend. The statement pins the blame squarely on the actions of a "private party." See the full statement here or read the text below:

Not An Isolated Incident: Heritage India Has A Rap Sheet

A deadly altercation at Heritage India over the weekend isn't the first time the Dupont Circle restaurant has been the scene of violence. The Washington Examiner digs into police and regulatory records and finds at least five prior incidents at that location over the past year, including "two sex abuse cases, a robbery with a […]

D.C. Liquor Officials Investigating Heritage India Incident

It was only a matter of time. WTOP is reporting that the District's Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) has ordered its own inquiry into the deadly violence at Heritage India restaurant in Dupont Circle over the weekend. The ABC Board will be discussing the matter in private during its regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday.

Police Shut Down Heritage India After Deadly Saturday Night Violence

Authorities shuttered Heritage India on Sunday morning after some wee-hour revelry gone wrong at the Dupont Circle restaurant. A fight inside reportedly spilled out into the street where gunshots were fired. One man was killed and another two were injured from bullet wounds. Three others were stabbed. The deadly incident occurred long after regular dinner […]

WSJ: Chuck E. Cheese’s May Be the Most Dangerous Restaurant in Town

The Wall Street Journal published a wonderfully counter-intuitive article yesterday on Chuck E. Cheese's, the kiddie pizza-and-arcade parlor that, according to law enforcement officials, is "the scene of a surprising amount of disorderly conduct and battery among grown-ups." The paper goes on to explain the factors—a combination of alcohol, children, and protective parents—that create this […]