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Further updates on Saloon 45 / Swann Dive matter

There are several updates on the Saloon 45 matter: Letter of Support from Jack Evans:  Our Ward 2 Council Member Jack Evans has submitted a letter supporting the protest and asking the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board to full-out deny the new license application.  The letter is here.  This is highly unusual, because normally Council Members … Continue reading

Plum Blossom / Mimosa (Updated!)

Mr. Ha’s Plum Blossom has now changed name to be “Mimosa.”  The switch seems to have taken place over the weekend of July 12-13.  [Update:  The name has changed back to Plum Blossom.] Several questions have arisen regarding changes to the business: Why wasn’t there public notice of the change?  A liquor license may be … Continue reading

ANC’s protest resolution on Saloon 45 matter

Enclosed here is the final protest resolution as passed by ANC 2B last night on the application by Saloon 45 for a liquor license at the former Sandy’s Flowers  location.  You can find prior posts and information about this application here and here and here.

5/13/14: Neighborhood Meeting on Saloon 45 (confirmed)

Commissioner Mike Feldstein (2B01) and I have set up a neighborhood meeting to have an open discussion with neighbors and Saloon 45 representatives (including David Stephens, proprietor).  This meeting is now confirmed. When?  This Tuesday evening 6:45pm-7:45pm Where?  International Student House (18th and R Streets NW) Why?  The purpose of the open discussion will be … Continue reading

New liquor license application: Saloon 45

There is a new liquor license application in our Single Member District (2B08), at the site of Sandy’s Flowers (corner of 18th and Swann). The CityPaper blurb on this new application is here, and the Prince of Petworth write-up is here. Enclosed here is the official application notice and information from the Alcoholic Beverage Regulatory … Continue reading

Bar Charley public meeting 1/15/14

Commissioner Mike Feldstein and I, along with community members involved, have organized an open community meeting to discuss the Bar Charley application for extended hours.  The idea is to have a more full discussion than is possible at an ANC meeting, where — because of so many regulatory applications to review — there is often … Continue reading