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Chaplin’s Co-Owner Armin Amin Dies in Car Accident

In News, Shaw by RUNINdc

The Chaplin’s family is heart-broken by the loss of our friend, brother and legend, Armin Amin. You were a gentle giant with a huge heart – taken from us, way too soon–while always caring for others. We were blessed by your generosity, grace and spirit. You have done so much for our city and from the bottom of our hearts, …

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Shaw Shadows All Night

In Fun, Shaw by RUNINdc

Dancing in Shaw DC haw Shadows was an incredible, interactive lighting project designed by Jim Webb. The spotlights are on you and your friends. As traffic zipped by, folks converged on 1713 7th Street to show off their best moves which was cleverly projected on a five-story building. People came together to enjoy dancing in Shaw DC.  We Luv DC  #ArtallnightDC …

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Special Love Fundraiser in DC

In Bar, Charity, News, Review, Running, Shaw by RUNINdc

Photos by SNPhotography t was a balmy and mild summer evening in Shaw when more than 100 people gathered at Cambria rooftop to socialize, celebrate and fundraise for Special Love. Special Love is a charity organization that provides cancer families a network of support. Special Love’s hallmark program, Camp Fantastic, is a one-week adventure for 7-17 year olds held at the …

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Lemur Conservation Network Launches Next Week

In Charity, Events, Fashion, Festival, Food, Fun, Fundraiser, Music, News, Shaw by RUNINdc

Lynne Venart, Creative Director and Project Manager Lemur Conservation Network Email lvenart@msn.com | Web www.lemurconservationnetwork.org Phone 571.213.6717 | Fax 815.366.7491 Mingle with conservation leaders and friends of Madagascar at the hottest conservation event of the year! The Lemur Conservation Network (www.lemurconservationnetwork.org) celebrates their launch on March 19th at a party in Washington, D.C. at the Right Proper Brewing Company. The …

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Convivial on track to Open this Spring

In Bar, Beer, Chef, Food, Openings, Shaw by RUNINdc

Shaw’s resurgence is still hot and heavy.  People’s Best New Chef Mid-Atlantic Cedric Maupillier‘s Convivial is on track to open this summer.  Last year CityMarket at O with its 600-plus residence, Giant supermarket and Cambria Suites hotel has transformed the once violent community into a vibrant neighborhood con|viv|i|al Relating to or fond of: feasting, drinking and good company. Instagram @convivialrestaurant …

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DC Police Cracking Down on Johns

In 14th Street, Misc, News, Police, Shaw by RUNINdc

Gone are the days when prostitutes plied the trade around Logan Circle and 14th Street.  They are not as prevalent as they used to be, but thanks to Backpage and Craigslist, the prostitution trade in DC is still alive and well. Since the beginning of the year, DC police have run a string of stings along the city’s main corridors by posting …

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Chao Ku Launches Kickstarter Campaign in Shaw

In Asian, Chef, Chinese, Food, News, Shaw by RUNINdc

Broad Branch Market co-owner John Fielding and former Tabard Inn chef Paul Pelt are seeking $30,000 to open a fast-casual Chinese restaurant in Shaw called Chao Ku. The restaurant, whose name means “super cool” in Mandarin pays homage to their favorite Chinese places in the DMV suburbs. There are some nice places in Chinatown, according to Fielding. But all their …

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Taste of Chaplin’s

In Events, Food, Fun, Review, Shaw by RUNINdc

Shaw has a new hot spot — a romantic ramen shop in a Charlie Chaplin themed bar.  The decor is quaint and old worldsy with ornate pillars and gilded mirrors as well as a fantastic  mural of charlie Chaplin. The color scheme is dark with grey walls and a painted bar done in midnight. The music is loungy and loud enough …

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Dino’s Grotto

In Food, Food Blogger, Fun, Review, Shaw by RUNINdc

Dino’s Grotto is located along the happening U Street Corridor at 1914 9th Street NW in DC. Touting itself as a Rustic Italian Restaurant it definitely is that, and more. They offer great Happy Hour Specials every day at price points of $4, $6 and $8 which include excellent house wines and prosecco, and if you are peckish they have …