Some cool things, but also a few that suck.
Porrón by ANXO is now open on Barracks Row. Food and ciders! Plus they are celebrating their one year anniversary at the Florida Ave location on July 13th!
Santa Rosa Taqueria, Spike Mendelsohn’s new taco spot (formerly Bearnaise), is open on Pennsylvania Ave SE. (Washingtonian)
ChiKo, Chinese and Korean food, opens today (July 7th) on Barracks Row! Verified open. (Washington City Paper)
Your DC Breeze ultimate frisbee team has qualified for the AUDL playoffs! Playoff dates will be announced soon for July/August.
The plan for the Eastern Market Metro Park has been updated and now includes underground access to a bigger Southwest Library! (Greater Greater Washington)
The Anthem, I.M.P.’s new concert venue, is opening in October on The Wharf and they are announcing cool shows left and right.
Slipstream, a high-end coffee shop and bar, is open in Navy Yard. Verified open. (Washington City Paper)
District Winery, which will be DC’s first commercial winery, is coming to Yards Park. (Eater DC)
Politics & Prose is coming to Union Market in the Fall. (Popville)
The Foo Fighters show sold out in mere seconds (at the forthcoming The Anthem concert venue). Damn it. I did however score tickets to their second show – LCD Soundsystem on October 17th and also Queens of the Stone Age on October 20th.
Mandu (near Dupont Circle) closed indefinitely due to a fire.
The Halal Guys (on H Street NE) didn’t last long, and closed due to mechanical issues. (Frozen Tropics)
Conbini Café is moving after July 13th from its location on Florida Ave NE – to be a pop-up around the city. I still haven’t made it there, so there is a little time left! (Frozen Tropics)