No Liquor License for Saloon 45 / Swann Dive in Dupont

In a rare move, the Alcohol Beverage Control Board last Tuesday flat-out denied a tavern liquor license to Saloon 45 (which was seeking a name change to Swann Dive) in north Dupont Circle, as first reported by PoPville. The tiny low-key ground floor bar (840 square feet interior space, with room for 32 folks inside … Continue reading No Liquor License for Saloon 45 / Swann Dive in Dupont

The Cheapest Place to Drink Draft Craft Beer in DC is … a Whole Foods?

The headline says it all. In DC, the going rate for a craft beer on draft at a bar is usually $7 (often $8 or more). And more often than not, these beers are poured in smaller 10 or 12 oz. snifter or tulip glasses. However, at the ground floor coffee/beer bar at Whole Foods … Continue reading The Cheapest Place to Drink Draft Craft Beer in DC is … a Whole Foods?

DC’s Dallas Cowboys Watch Spot – Parlay – Soft Opens on M Street in Dupont

Dallas Cowboys fans again have a place of their own to watch games in DC. As first reported by PoPville, Parlay Sports Lounge (the website calls it Parlay Gastropub) soft opened recently in the recently shuttered Malaysia Kopitiam space in lower Dupont/Midtown next to Sign of the Whale on M Street NW. Barred in DC has … Continue reading DC’s Dallas Cowboys Watch Spot – Parlay – Soft Opens on M Street in Dupont

Ceiba Set to Close September 27th

Ceiba, the pan-Latin restaurant & lounge located on 14th Street downtown, will shutter its doors after Saturday, September 27th. The closing, which was announced on its Twitter and Facebook pages today, comes 11 years to the month since the popular spot opened in September 2003. The lounge was notable for its solid food & cocktail happy hour specials … Continue reading Ceiba Set to Close September 27th