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Supporting Noah Smith for 2B09 Commissioner (next door)

I wrote up the below note, printed it out, and gave it to next-door Commissioner and current ANC Chair Noah Smith to use as a flyer for his re-election campaign in 2B09, the district just to the east of ours: ———————– Hello Neighbor! My name is Will Stephens, and I serve as the Advisory Neighborhood … Continue reading

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Further update on Vida Fitness / Penthouse Pool

This is an update to two prior posts on the Vida Fitness / Penthouse Pool application (here and here). The ANC did indeed pass a resolution of protest (available here), in order to facilitate a discussion among all the parties and neighbors that worked together on the original 2011 Voluntary Agreement. Parties to the existing … Continue reading

Update on Vida Fitness / Penthouse Pool

In anticipation of the ANC meeting later this week, owner David von Storch from Vida Fitness shared some materials with the ANC and neighbors related to Vida’s new request for “substantial change” to the existing liquor license to the “Penthouse Pool” on the roof.  More details about the new request are available in my prior post … Continue reading

New request from Vida Fitness / Penthouse Pool

Vida Fitness’ “Penthouse Pool” on U Street has a new request (for “substantial change”) for its existing liquor license for the outdoor rooftop pool space.  The request is to (1) add the fourth floor interior space to the designated premises for alcohol service/consumption and (2) add an entertainment endorsement for live music and/or DJ during … Continue reading

Chi Cha Lounge up for license renewal

We are nearing the tail end of what is known as the “three-year renewal cycle” for liquor-licensed establishments like restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and liquor stores.   The Alcoholic Beverage Control (“ABC”) Board will be considering renewals of CT licenses (taverns) and CN licenses (nightclubs) in November and December.  The other main types of licenses, CR … Continue reading

Vote for Dupont-area places in the CityPaper readers poll

The ANC’s news/blog encourages everyone in the neighborhood to please vote for Dupont-area places in the Washington CityPaper’s “Best of DC” readers poll: http://www.dupontcircleanc.net/wordpress/2013/01/25/blog-vote-for-dupont-area-establishments-in-the-citypapers-best-of-dc-readers-poll/ In particular, vote for places in our Single Member District (2B08), such as: Lauriol Plaza – best margaritas The Regent – best Thai food Zabb or Local 16 – best rooftop … Continue reading