Plans for the Apple Store takeover of the Carnegie Library have sailed through numerous regulatory reviews in recent weeks with hardly any objection, culminating last Thursday in approval from city preservation officials. Apple plans to begin a year of construction...
Chef Victor Albisu to expand Taco Bama in D.C., replace Del Campo Nearly five years after opening the award-winning South American steakhouse, Chef Victor Albisu is replacing Del Campo with two Mexican concepts. Taco Bamba, his popular counter-service taqueria, will...
Custom journal maker Jenni Bick has returned to her hometown D.C. to open her first brick-and-mortar store in Dupont Circle. The new Jenni Bick Custom Journals shop celebrated its grand opening at 1300 Connecticut Ave. NW last month, expanding an...
Sushi Gakyu debuted its 1420 New York Ave. NW restaurant with a VIP opening last week. Now open to the public, the new eatery offers upscale traditional and modern sushi, sashimi and other Japanese fish dishes. It’s helmed by Chef...
Bourbon Steak at Georgetown’s Four Seasons is bidding farewell to executive chef Joe Palma next month, and expects to announce a replacement “in the near future,” according to a news release. Palma helped earn the 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW restaurant...
A pop-up “edible cookie dough confectionery” is opening in Adams Morgan this week, taking over the Rise Bakery spot at 2409 18th St. NW each evening after the bakery closes. The Cookie Jar DC will sell eight signature flavors of...
The “Spring Days of Design” will take place in Georgetown from Thursday, May 4, through Saturday, May 6, featuring events like new collection launches, trunk shows and design consultations, in addition to special discounts. Hosting the three-day celebration is the...
Columbia Heights-based Patrick’s Pet Care is preparing to open another location in Brookland, which will provide day care, overnight boarding and obedience training for dogs weighing at least 35 pounds. The new location, at 3509 12th St. NE, is set...
Amazon plans to open a brick-and-mortar bookstore in Georgetown on a block that once housed the city’s largest Barnes & Noble location. The e-commerce giant has leased 10,000 square feet of space in the building at 3040 M St. NW,...
by Sophie Mindes  On a cold day, the wood-burning oven of Dupont Circle’s Pizzeria Paradiso offers a warm respite. Bustling with patrons of all kinds — from 20-somethings sipping craft beers to a pair of white-haired men sharing a 12-inch...

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