Apr17

11th Street's Must-Try Brunch Dishes

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11th Street's Must-Try Brunch Dishes

DC loves brunch. It’s a fact. Every Saturday and Sunday, families, friends, students, and couples come together over delicious dishes and morning cocktails. From quick breakfast bites to all-day bottomless affairs, this foodie tradition is here to stay. The 11th Street area of Columbia Heights is a popular option for brunching due to its friendly neighborhood atmosphere and its incredible menu offerings

Jan10

President Obama visits The Coupe for lunch

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President Obama visits The Coupe for lunch

President Obama visited 11th Street today for a surprise lunch at The Coupe. POTUS spent about an hour meeting with young Healthcare.gov users. For the curious, the President had the Coupe Burger with a side of spinach.

Dec17

KBC: The beginning of a grand institution

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KBC: The beginning of a grand institution

Business success can be measured by the need to expand. The Kangaroo Boxing Club, or KBC, is doing just that beginning February 2014. Impressive for a restaurant that reconstructed an old USPS truck and began as the Purveyors of Rolling Cuisine (PORC) food truck in 2011.

Nov21

Five Reasons Why I Love 11th Street

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Five Reasons Why I Love 11th Street

By Chris Seek, President/CEO of Solimar International 

Five years ago, I began looking for a new office space as Solimar started to take off and had outgrown our tiny space above the Pizza Mart in Adams Morgan.  We knew we didn’t want to be downtown, and that we wanted a space that fit our company culture. A neighborhood we would be proud to call our own.

Nov06

Claws & Paws: A caring, research-based 11th Street pet supply store

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Claws & Paws:  A caring, research-based 11th Street pet supply store

At Claws & Paws, you and your pet are always welcome. It was apparent in my short time interviewing Marcus Robinson, the owner, that customers make a point to stop by during their dog walks. Or could it be that dogs remember Marcus gives free treats? Regardless, returning customers and new visitors alike are grateful for this niche store on 11th Street. 

Apr07

Kid's Movie Mondays at The Coupe

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Kid's Movie Mondays at The Coupe

The Coupe, a modern everyday gathering place on 11th Street, features a monthly kids’ movie night! Their mission is “serving early birds, night owls, and everyone in-between,” so every first Monday of the month, kids and families are invited to watch a family-friendly film together and make arts and crafts at 6pm. 

Dec30

Ring in 2014 on 11th Street!

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Ring in 2014 on 11th Street!

With drink specials, prix fixe menus, and midnight toasts, here are some of the best specials to check out this New Year’s Eve. 

Dec13

11th Street Featured in Canadian In-flight Magazine

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11th Street Featured in Canadian In-flight Magazine

It’s no surprise to anyone who lives, works, or visits 11th Street why the neighborhood is beginning to get noticed outside of DC. At this very moment there are thousands of people flying with Porter Airlines, Canada’s newest airline reading about Washington DC’s original suburb of Columbia Heights and the businesses of 11th Street. 

Nov15

The Coupe: Your 24-hour neighborhood hangout!

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The Coupe: Your 24-hour neighborhood hangout!

If you’re a night owl, much like myself, then you’ve probably craved a late-night spot where you could grab a cup of coffee, a bite to eat, and (maybe) get some work done.  Unfortunately, those establishments are few and far between in Washington D.C.  But thanks to Constantine Stavropoulos, the man behind Tryst, The Diner, and Open City, The Coupe offers a hybrid coffee shop/watering hole/restaurant in a 24-hour establishment.

Oct23

Halloween on 11th Street

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Halloween on 11th Street

The North Columbia Heights Civic Association is hosting their annual Halloween event, making 11th Street your one-stop Street this year for Halloween fun!  Join us early for a kid’s costume parade, dog costume contest and trick or treating among all of your favorite 11th Street businesses! 

Mar31

New Development Underway near 11th Street

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New Development Underway near 11th Street

OPaL, a local builder with over 15 years of experience and two-time GALA Home of the Year award winner, has announced plans to develop a new living community just off of 11th Street. Morton Street Mews will be located at the corner of Morton Street and Sherman Avenue, just one block away from 11th Street’s restaurants, bars, shops, and cafes.

Dec23

Ring in the New Year at The Wonderland Ballroom

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Ring in the New Year at The Wonderland Ballroom

Ring in the New Year Wonderland Style!  $10/person, $15/copule.  Doors open at 8pm.  DJ Meistro and Deep Sang.  Midnight toast!

Dec10

Columbia Heights Tree Lighting Extravaganza!

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Columbia Heights Tree Lighting Extravaganza!

The Columbia Heights Christmas tree at 14th and Kenyon Streets was lit up on Saturday evening, just ahead of the snow and sleet that dumped on the city Sunday into Monday morning.  Hosted by Collaborate To Impact, it was the third year that the Columbia Heights Tree Lighting Extravaganza was held at Civic Plaza Fountain. The 11th Street Business Alliance helped to sponsor the tree along with 11th Street’s The Coupe, Kangaroo Boxing Club, Meridian Pint and Wonderland Ballroom.

 

Nov13

Maple to Expand into Vacant Columbia Heights Coffee Space

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Maple to Expand into Vacant Columbia Heights Coffee Space

Maple will expand to fill the space vacated by Columbia Heights Coffee on the 3400 block of 11th Street, Popville reported today.

Oct22

Room 11: A Treat for all Senses

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Room 11:  A Treat for all Senses

As summer turns to fall, we are all looking for that cozy and comforting place where we can socialize with friends while keeping warm from the changing seasons.  Room 11 is the perfect place to do so.

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