Monday, May 30, 2011

Link roundup

NoMa BID announced that the NoMA Famers' Market starts today from 3-7 p.m. at 1200 1st St NE.

East City Art has this piece on Open Studio DC (1348 Florida Ave) another arts venue that opened recently on the 1300 block of Florida Ave.

Gallery O on H (1354 H St) is participating in DC Jazz Fest's Jazz in the Hoods project and will have a full day of performances & feature Tacos Impala catering each of the next two Saturdays from 3-9 p.m

WP Food Critic Tom Sietsema continues to sing praises for Ethiopic (401 H St) making it his top recommendation for Ethiopian in DC ("I love, love, love Ethiopic").  Ethiopic's facade upgrade is moving along nicely as well.  We really like the new color they selected to paint the building and we're looking forward to dining next to the new windows along the north and west sides of the restaurant when the project is completed.  Ethiopic remains open while the contruction continues.

CraftBeer.com touted Granville Moore's & Smith Commons as two of DC's best spots to enjoy craft beers.

Smith Commons (1245 H St) is celebrating the SAVOR Beer Fest with another round of brewer-food pairing events this week

Greater Greater Washington reports on the DDOT Bikeshare expansion meeting, quoting a proponent of the proposed new stations on H Street and listing the most popular of the proposed stations as including both of the stations proposed on H Street (at 6, and at 10th/11th) and also at the Northeast Branch Library (7th & Maryland NE)

The Washington Times had this piece on the newly renovated Engine House (1341 Maryland Ave) & The Station (525 9th St).  We haven't been inside either, but the exterior and landscaping work looks great and the pictures suggest the units are very nice new residential units.

What the Hill had this piece on the Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival, which is coming up on Saturday, June 11, from 1-8 p.m.  

Tru Orleans (400 H St) posted some photos of their terrific iron work along their second floor patio area.

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