Where to Watch Your Favorite College Football Team in DC – 2013

It’s the most wonderful time of year for me (and many other folks)--college football season begins Thursday. DC isn’t exactly a hotbed of this sport, but there are plenty of transplants from around the country that enjoy cheering for their alma maters or  home state teams.  Bringing together my love of college football and DC bars, … Continue reading Where to Watch Your Favorite College Football Team in DC – 2013

DC Bar News – Week in Review – August 16th-25th

Hope everyone enjoyed last week; I took an uncharacteristically long vacation through PA, upstate NY and Ontario (Niagara area and Toronto). I still kept tabs on bar goings-and-ons: Bar News After I reported that Cause would be closing some time this month, both DCist and Young & Hungry did real journalism and got in touch with the owner, … Continue reading DC Bar News – Week in Review – August 16th-25th

UPDATED: Breaking News: Cause – The PhilanthroPub Closing (Temporarily)

Cause - The PhilanthroPub, the spot that opened in October 2012 to much fanfare as the owners pledged to donate all profits to charity, will be closing temporarily, likely sometime this month,  according to a reliable source. (8/16 Update: According to DCist and Young & Hungry, and Cause's Twitter feed, this closing will only be temporarily, starting Monday, … Continue reading UPDATED: Breaking News: Cause – The PhilanthroPub Closing (Temporarily)

Vendetta

Vendetta, website, Facebook, Twitter, 1212 H St. NE, opens at 5p everyday, HH 5-8p daily, est. 2013 [Yelp, WaPo, Washington City Paper, Washingtonian, NPR] Bocce is the group sport du jour in Washington, especially for  forever-young adults graduating from kickball or those too unathletic to play softball. While other bars have dabbled in the Italian … Continue reading Vendetta

DC Beer Week 2013 – Where to Go Each Day

Although I've been on record noting my relatively muted reaction to yet another beer week in DC, DC Beer Week does have a ton of awesome events that highlight what a great beer city DC has become. I'll defer mostly to the great previews highlighted by Fritz Hahn/Going Out Gurus/WaPo, DCist, Young & Hungry/Washington City … Continue reading DC Beer Week 2013 – Where to Go Each Day

DC Bar News – Week in Review – July 31st – August 7th

This week's news Bar News My Brother's Place announced that it won't be re-opening as My Place after all this week, alluding to licensing issues. (ABRA has to approve trade name changes). The long-awaited patio at Duffy's Irish Pub finally opens. (U Street Buzz) Nearby, next to Dodge City, shipping containers that will make up a … Continue reading DC Bar News – Week in Review – July 31st – August 7th