Barred in DC Five Year Anniversary Party – Union Trust – Tuesday March 6th

To mark, if not celebrate, a half decade of ignominy since Barred in DC was officially launched on March 6, 2013, a happy hour (and longer) celebration will be held at Union Trust Bar (740 15th Street, NW, south of H, next to Joe's Stone Crab) next Tuesday, March 6th, with festivities kicking off at 5:30p … Continue reading Barred in DC Five Year Anniversary Party – Union Trust – Tuesday March 6th

Pepperoni Chic Brings a Taste of West Virginia to Petworth

Pepperoni Chic, Facebook, Twitter, 5111 Georgia Ave. NW (off Hamilton between 9th and 13th Streets) [open at 11:30a, close at 9p wkdys, 11p Fri and Sat, closed Sun], a "pop-up" eatery , opened over the weekend in Petworth. Located in the old Straw, Stick, and Brick space, Pepperoni Chic showcases pepperoni rolls, the unofficial state food of … Continue reading Pepperoni Chic Brings a Taste of West Virginia to Petworth

Long-time Banana Cafe Piano Bar Entertainer Moves to Finn McCool’s

Banana Cafe's legendary piano bar entertainer, Gordon Kent, has moved across Barracks Row to Finn McCool's (formerly Molly Malone's, formerly Finn MacCool's). Banana Bar, which shuttered after 25 years in December, was popular for its upstairs piano bar, where Kent played piano, sax, and other instruments since the mid 2000s. Finn McCool's (located at 713 … Continue reading Long-time Banana Cafe Piano Bar Entertainer Moves to Finn McCool’s

Barred in DC’s Rules for Biking in DC

As someone who bikes to work most days for past few years and still have my Capital Bikeshare membership, I've witnessed a lot bad biking (sure, pedestrians and driving too). I'm discouraged that pedestrians and drivers are often irritated at me for actually yielding to pedestrians or stopping at stop signs (they basically expect bikers … Continue reading Barred in DC’s Rules for Biking in DC