Thursday, October 29, 2009

H Street Development

I'm obsessed with the development on H Street NE here in the District. When we moved to DC in 2006, we never went there. In 2007 a friend of ours asked us to join him at Granville Moore's. We cautiously agreed and were stunned when we got there. Awesome beer, cool rustic (and fun for renovators) interior, and amazing food. It reminded us of Brooklyn. . . and we were happy. Even better, it doesn't take too much effort to walk/bike here from our house. What we didn't know was that the street was about to take off. Since 2007 the H street corridor has really started to blossom, and it seems there is more amazingness to come. Below is a list of all the places that have come in (according to my knowledge) since 2007ish, and those bolded are yet to open. Check out the map for more detail.




** I know the map is really small, go ahead an double-click to make it. . .readable.

1. Napa 1015 (1015) **though it just closed.
2. Little Miss Whiskey’s Golden Dollar (1104)
3. Taylor’s Gourmet (1116)
4. Souk (1208)
5. Palace of Wonders (1212)
6. Red and the Black (?)
7. Sticky Rice (1224)
8. The Pug (1234)
9. Martini Lounge (1236)
10. Dr. Granville Moore (1238)
11. Toki Underground (above the pug at 1234)
12. H Street Country Club (1335)
13. Dangerously Delicious Pies (1339)
14. Stars & Shamrocks (1341)
15. Rock and Roll Hotel (1353)
16. German Beer House (1355)
17. Sova Espresso & Wine Bar (1359)
18. Pizza Place (formerly Sun and Moon grocery)
19. Vendetta (1352)
20. Joe’s Coal and Ice House (1358)
21. Tonic (formerly old ohio) (1380)
22. Argonaut (1433)
23. A brick oven pizza place? (1016)

At the other End of H street:
· Ethiopian restaurant: 401
· Sidamo: 417
Other tidbits: Liquid (a bar?) at 914 and Drew (a bar/restaurant?) coming on the 1200 block.
As with every developing neighborhood there are always rumors of things to come. Did I miss anything? Have you heard there is more coming to this happening street?
Looks like Souk may have opened! I'll be there!

5 comments:

Derek said...

Have yo bothered to contact them directly? I am on 6th street and some new 'kids' put their crap on the street thinking the city would just take it away. I saw them and said something. They knew to call and order a pick up date, yet i still reminded them that they need to put it out at the time of pick up not a week before.

Benny said...

Hey Derek,

No, the trash pile is gone now. I'm not sure who took it away.I'm just glad it's gone!

Scenic Artisan said...

im a huge fan too, since the argonaut opened.

great stuff happening there.

Anonymous said...

I'd recommend adding the couple of places just around the corner on Bladensburg:

-Jimmy Valentines's (bar/tavern)
-Cap City Diner (authentic 1940's diner; supposed to open this fall)

Also, there's Langston Bar & Grill on Benning Rd.

Sure, these places aren't on "H St NE proper" but they are in the H St NE community.

H Street Great Street said...

Nice! I really like the map. I think you've got pretty much everything, I may have a couple opening soons that you don't over here http://hstreetgreatstreet.blogspot.com/2009/10/coming-soonnewly-opened-updated.html

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