21 Oct 2016


Celebrate the Outdoors with REI!

Today is the day! REI’s fifth flagship store opens in the historic Uline Arena at 10am this morning. Their 100 days of events are culminating in a giant block party this weekend. With three days of activities, it’s hard to not find something for you! I really a ove some of the local touches, like the vintage posters, […]

20 Oct 2016


Early Birds: Get FREE coffee at the Newest La Colombe!

HUGE HINT: The newest La Colombe in DC just happens to be inside the newest REI! Plan your morning carefully: If you have been counting down the minutes until the store opens, here is one more incentive for tomorrow! La Colombe, the Philadelphia-based coffee roasters, is opening their first store in the eastern half of the city […]

14 Sep 2016


REI Will Open 10/21– Peek Inside the Construction Site!

Claudia and I were recently invited to a walk-through of the construction site and a lunch/discussion at the neighboring Wunder Garten pop-up. During the walk-through, which is recorded in good detail (even with video!) over at Curbed– along with renderings of what the store will look like– we were told about the plans for the store/community space. In […]

05 Aug 2016

Barracks Row:

Welcome, Summit to Soul!

727 8th Street SE is now open for business as Summit to Soul! We were invited to a launch party last week to check out the new space and are really excited to welcome new retail to the neighborhood. While a lot of retail that is coming to our general area is comprised mostly of […]

06 Jul 2016


Hill Buzz

The Early Word on Fare Well, Atlas District’s New Vegan Diner (Eater DC) Look Inside the Transformation of this 1800s Capitol Hill Church (Washingtonian) Union Market Plans for Angelika Film Center Canceled (Curbed DC) Holy Smokes – Checkers Closed at 14th and Maryland (PoPville) All-Purpose Pizzeria to Open Location Near Nationals Park (Hill Now) Frager’s […]

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