Thursday, September 11, 2008

New bar, restaurant, hardware store?

Like I mentioned in the previous post, I learned a lot of things at last night's ANC meeting.

For one, there's a new bar coming 14th and Newton, roughly - Dave's Tavern. Dave himself was at the meeting, he said the place will have Mediterranean food and an outside patio, with about 50 seats (not sure if that's just inside or total). The place will be at 3423 14th St NW, across from the fire station. The ANC voted unanimously in support of his place. Not sure the timetable of this place.

There were also some developers talking about an affordable housing building at 14th Georgia and Lamont they were working on, which will have two ground floor retail spots. They said they were talking to local hardware people and also hoped to have a sit-down restaurant, and maybe a dry cleaners. I'd love to have a hardware store, but the dry cleaners seems like overkill to me, there are already about 100 in the neighborhood.

Stay tuned for post #3 from the meeting - farmer's market!

9 comments:

  1. Just to follow up on the new building, it will be about six stories tall, with rents going for around 1000 for a two bedroom, and it will have 29 parking spaces. I asked someone involved and he said they hoped to have this built in about two years, which probably means closer to 2.5 to 3. Still, that stretch of Georgia is going to be fantastic by then, between the pending great streets project, and the other construction projects on adjacent blocks (one just completed, one prospective based on signage).

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  2. Andrew, are you sure its 14th and Lamont?? Don't think Lamont touches 14th (my memory might be wrong).

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  3. You're right, meant to say Georgia and Lamont. Thanks

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  4. Bummer. I was hoping it was indeed on 14th. Someone needs to bring competition to Cooper Hardware to get to straigthen up their act a bit.

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  5. Re: Cooper Hardware. Amen to that.

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  6. Re: Cooper Hardware. Amen to that.

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  7. I think a hardware store would be great for the area. I have seen a couple (up 14th near Otis I believe and another off Florida across from the high school), but I can never seem to catch them when they're open - has anyone been to either of these? I hope that gets pushed through!

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  8. so when are you going to tell us about the farmers market? I've been waiting with baited breath for ages....

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  9. I've been waiting to hear back from some people. I'll just post tomorrow morning if I don't.

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