Bar Charley

Bar Charley, Facebook, Twitter,  1825 18th St. NW (at Swann/T), opens at 4p on weekdays, 10a on weekends, closes at 11p Sun-Thu, midnight Fri-Sat, HH 4-6:30p M-F, est. 2013 [Post (Sietsma), Post (Hahn), InTheCapital, PoPville, Forking DC, Eater, Yelp] A welcome respite from the circus that is the nearby Lauriol Plaza, Bar Charley is one of my favorite places … Continue reading Bar Charley

A New Restaurant on the Hill Applies for Late Hours, Hilarity Ensues

What happens when a new Capitol Hill Italian restaurant seeks permission to serve alcohol after midnight? An ABRA protest hearing is held, resulting in one of the most entertaining transcripts I've ever read. Those interested in Bar Charley's recent request for similar hours may find it illuminating on how that process will go. Background Romeo and … Continue reading A New Restaurant on the Hill Applies for Late Hours, Hilarity Ensues

Recap of the Barred in DC Shrawl (Shaw Bar Crawl) + Pictures

Despite only being announced less than 48 hours beforehand, Friday's Barred in DC Shrawl, a bar crawl of 4 new spots in the Shaw neighborhood, was quite successful.  Around 15 crawlers joined Barred in DC to check out these new bars along 7th Street NW, all less than 6 weeks old, for the first time. … Continue reading Recap of the Barred in DC Shrawl (Shaw Bar Crawl) + Pictures

Barred in DC Shrawl (Shaw Bar Crawl) – Friday, January 17th – 9PM

To explore the plethora of options that have suddenly appeared in the Shaw neighborhood, Barred in DC will be hosting a semi-impromptu Shrawl (term blatantly stolen from BestThingOnTheMenu, sorry guys) this Friday, January 17th, starting at 9pm. Unlike the potential bar crawls helpfully described by Fritz Hahn (GoG/Post) and Jessica Sidman (Y&H/WCP) (and followed by BTMenu), this will … Continue reading Barred in DC Shrawl (Shaw Bar Crawl) – Friday, January 17th – 9PM

DC Bar News Roundup – January 2nd-14th

First news round-up of 2014, hope you follow me on Twitter (now with more followers than accounts followed!) and Facebook. Bar Openings El Rey (U Street) - 919 U St. NW - opened Fri. Jan. 10th - (Facebook, Twitter, website) taqueria & beer garden from Hilton Brothers, made up a shipping containers and a patio with a … Continue reading DC Bar News Roundup – January 2nd-14th

DC Bar News Roundup – December 18th-January 1st

Happy New Year! Hope you enjoyed New Year's Eve with the help of Barred in DC's most popular post ever (over 2500 hits)-the comprehensive list of NYE events at DC bars. Thanks to those Google searchers, three different Reddit threads, and a Yelper who led all those folks to this site.  Don't forget to follow us … Continue reading DC Bar News Roundup – December 18th-January 1st