Smith Commons (1245 H St) was the talk of the town last week with a soft opening, a NYE opening, and will officially open tonight at 5 p.m. for full service. CityStream's 365 Things to do in DC had this preview with these great pictures showing the impressive rehabilitation of this property.
Examiner.com likes the Biergarten Haus.
The H Street Shuttle ran its last trip to H Street. While the X9 Express bus is now running and offering experess service along a similar route, the last express bus leaves for H Street around 6:30 p.m., so much of the shuttle's coverage remains without a good public transporation option. This is an unfortunate development.
Frozen Tropics reported that Sticky Rice reopened last night, but that they are currently operating without liquor. They have a hearing on their liquor license tomorrow afternoon.
DCist says Taylor's Pattison Avenue (roast pork, broccoli rabe, sharp aged provolone) is one of their best bites in 2010.
Ward 6 Dems met with the candidates who are seeking temporary appointment to fill Kwame Brown's At-large Council seat until the March special election last night at the Atlas Performing Arts Center and voted overwhelmingly in favor of Sekou Biddle in that contest.