Guide to Bar Hopping with the DC Streetcar

The long-delayed DC Streetcar finally opened on Saturday (4 years after it's originally announced start date), shuttling thousands of excited and curious riders down H Street and Benning Road in Northeast DC. The lengthy process has been well documented by Greater Greater Washington, WAMU, and the Washington Post, and the jury is still out on … Continue reading Guide to Bar Hopping with the DC Streetcar

Broken Dreams’ Club Pops Up Above Rendezvous Lounge in Adams Morgan

Yet another pop-up bar has opened above the still-open Rendezvous Lounge (2226 18th St. NW at Kalorama Rd). in Adams Morgan. Broken Dreams' Club, run by Sam Gordon, has been open since mid-October on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights in the second floor space recently occupied by Dr. Clock's Nowhere Club and MiG Bar. This "fun, artsy" spot opens its doors … Continue reading Broken Dreams’ Club Pops Up Above Rendezvous Lounge in Adams Morgan

Ivy City Distilleries and Brewery Tour – Recap

Ivy City, the long-neglected industrial neighborhood off New York Ave. in Northeast DC, is now home to several distilleries and a brewery. Inspired by Travis Mitchell’s DCist piece, Barred in DC recently gathered a bunch of friends and headed off for a boozy Saturday afternoon stroll/crawl. How to Get There To get to Ivy City, … Continue reading Ivy City Distilleries and Brewery Tour – Recap

Sorry Bros – No Leprechaun Lap This Year

Sorry bros, looks like there won't be a "Leprechaun Lap" this year. Lindy Promotions, the party promoter (in)famous for Dupont bar crawls over the years, had its St. Paddy's Day-themed bar crawl rejected yesterday by ABRA under its new rules. The organizers hoped to have up to 3,000 patrons at 34 bars in Dupont, Chinatown/Gallery Place, … Continue reading Sorry Bros – No Leprechaun Lap This Year

The Sovereign Opens Thursday in Georgetown

The Sovereign, website, Facebook, Twitter, 1206 Wisconsin Ave. NW (essentially "32nd" and M), the Belgian bistro and beer spot in Georgetown from the Neighborhood Restaurant Group folks (Churchkey, GBD, Iron Gate, The Partisan, etc.), is set to officially open to the public this Thursday, February 4th. The cozy two story bar (84 seat dining room … Continue reading The Sovereign Opens Thursday in Georgetown