ABRA Denies Liquor License for Bardo Big River by Nationals Park

[This post has been updated] Barred in DC has learned that the ABRA Board has denied in full a liquor license for Bardo Big River, the riverfront beer garden across from Nationals Park. The Bardo folks already had started construction and hiring - hoping to start in April or May for the baseball season. Bardo … Continue reading ABRA Denies Liquor License for Bardo Big River by Nationals Park

Where to Watch March Madness in DC – 2016

March Madness is upon us, and it does not get better than Thursday and Friday for the first round of the NCAA Basketball Tournament. I've highlighted some of the better spots or spots with specials; keep in mind that St. Patrick's Day is Thursday. The schedule can be found here; if you have a good TV package at … Continue reading Where to Watch March Madness in DC – 2016

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in DC – 2016

Although it's one of the holidays for amateur drinkers that many loathe, it's still good fun to go out on St. Paddy's, particularly when it's on a Thursday that coincides with the First Day of the NCAA Tournament (bookmark this page for tip times).  To facilitate your day/night out, I've compiled a round-up of where … Continue reading Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in DC – 2016

Bardo’s Beer Garden Just South of Nationals Park Gets the ABRA Treatment

[This post has been edited since publication.] Bardo Big River (25 Potomac Ave. SE), the second beer garden/brewpub from longtime area brewer Bill Stewart, is planning to open its gates to up to 750 patrons sometime in April or early May. An advertisement for servers and other support staff was posted on Craigslist earlier this … Continue reading Bardo’s Beer Garden Just South of Nationals Park Gets the ABRA Treatment