Worst Closures on H Street NE (Ranked)

A concert at Rock and Roll Hotel (Courtney Marie Andrews – 9/20/18) (Photo Credit: Jeremy Bailey)

Restaurants and bars come and go, which is too bad, as many turn into our favorite places to hang out. Let’s look at some of the least desirable closings on H Street NE in the past 10 years.

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Review: No Such Thing as a Fish Live Podcast @ The Kennedy Center (11/10/19)

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The hosts of No Such Thing as a Fish (Photo from FB @nosuchthingasafish)

‘We’re not used to this, we’re British.’

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Review: Brew at the Zoo 2019

Brew At The Zoo
(Photo Credit: Jeff Lucas)

“Beer Finds A Way”

“Hold on to your brews. This year, Friends of the National Zoo is turning Washington, D.C.’s best beer festival into a prehistoric party!”

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Review: SAVOR 2019 Recap (5/17/19)

SAVOR 2019 @ National Building Museum

What did we love about SAVOR?

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Review: HopFest @ DC Brau (3/9/19)

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2019’s HopFest (Photo Credit: Jeremy Bailey)

HopFest proved to be a fun beer festival, made all the better because it focused on local breweries only (those in DC, MD and VA).

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Winners of the 2018 Hill Staff Homebrew Competition

2018 Hill Staff Homebrew Competition
Hill Staff Homebrew winners and AHA founder Charlie Papazian (right)

Since we are quite fond of beer, let’s take a look at the sort of non-partisan shenanigans our Hill Staff get into when they make their own beers.

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Review: Lager Fest @ City Winery (8/19/18)

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Lager Fest 2018 @ City Winery on Aug. 19

We drank a ton of lagers on Sunday!

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Review: SAVOR 2018 Recap (6/1 & 6/2/18)

The premiere craft beer festival of the season in DC did not disappoint! Both the beer and food was fantastic again at SAVOR 2018. I tried all 60 of the beers with an Untappd score of 4 or more and 53 earned a rating 4+ from me.

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Drink This: Top 10 Reasons to Attend SAVOR Day Two (6/2/18)

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SAVOR 2018

We attended SAVOR on its first night, Friday, June 1st.

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Do This: New Rocket Frog Brewery Opening in Sterling (5/19/18)

Rocket Frog logos and the inspiration frog (Photo Credits: NASA & Jeff Lucas)

Rocket Frog Brewing is having their grand opening this Saturday, May 19th, starting at noon. There will be at least five beers on tap and a food truck.

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Do This: Quick Day Trip to Dirt Farm Brewing

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The beautiful view from Dirt Farm Brewing (Photo Credit: Jeff Lucas)

It’s not often I get to a brewery and immediately say, “what an amazing view!” But that is what happened when I visited Dirt Farm Brewing recently.

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New Local Craft Beer Garden by Nationals Park

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Aslin Beer Garden (Photo Credit: Jeff Lucas)

If you’re headed to see the Nationals this weekend against the Arizona Diamondbacks, be sure to check out the new Aslin Beer Garden!

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2017 Snallygaster in Review

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The 2017 Snallygaster, the self-described “Beastly Beer Jamboree,” was bigger than ever with over 400 beers. It seems like every year there are more and better beers, because there are. The participating breweries really brought their A-games with a host of extremely rare beers. Several gems weren’t even listed ahead of time and had to be discovered by exploring or talking to fellow craft-beer fans.

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