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

Mackey’s Replaces Laughing Man Tavern on St. Paddy’s Day

As first reported by Barred in DC (and then by PoPville), The Laughing Man Tavern has been transformed into Mackey's Pyblic House at 1306 G St. NW, the bar announced on its Facebook account just two days after ABRA approved its name change. The Irish pub, which was in Dupont/Midtown from 1999 until just a … Continue reading Mackey’s Replaces Laughing Man Tavern on St. Paddy’s Day

DNV Rooftop Lounge

DNV Rooftop Lounge, website, Facebook, Twitter, 1155 14th St. NW (on Thomas Circle near M St. NW), opens at 5p (weekdays) 7p (weekends) closes at 1a, est. 2008 (renovated 2013) [Yelp, WaPo, Thrillist] High atop the Donovan House, a Kimpton Hotels property located on Thomas Circle and 14th Street (in somewhat of a no-man’s land between downtown … Continue reading DNV Rooftop Lounge

J&G Steakhouse – Wine Bar & Patio

J&G Steakhouse - Wine Bar & Patio, website, Facebook, Twitter, 515 15th St. NW (15th and Pennsylvania near G), open 5-11p (Sun-Thu) 4p-midnight (Fri.-Sat.) + lunch non-Sunday, est. 2009 [Yelp] [Update 6/22/13: Wine Bar and newly constructed bar upstairs to be renamed Bar 515, opening in mid-September] The W Washington hotel, with a location a block from … Continue reading J&G Steakhouse – Wine Bar & Patio

BlackFinn

BlackFinn, website, Facebook, Twitter, 1620 I St. NW, 202-429-4350, opens at 11a everyday, HH 4-7p weekdays, est. 2009 [Yelp, WaPo, Tripadvisor] Unlike most non-lounge/club bars in downtown DC (which really doesn't exist as a neighborhood, but it's roughly between 11th and 21st streets between E and L Streets for the purposes of Barredindc), BlackFinn draws … Continue reading BlackFinn