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Alphonse Closes

In Closing, U Street by RUNINdc

lphonse opened with much fanfare in U Street just two years ago. The design was amazing and the concept sound. Sadly without so much of a whisper, Alphonse  closed on Monday. No reason was giving for shuttering. The owners of Biergarten Haus and Russia House did not provide an explanation. A note on their door thanked patrons for their support …

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Hawthorne Opens on U Street

In Openings, Rooftop, U Street by RUNINdc

Boasting one of the best 360 degree view rooftops on U Street, Hawthorne opens in the former Tabaq Bistro space. Reed Landry and Fritz Brogan, owners of Chinese Disco, Mission and Mason Inn now have a great footprint on U Street. Hawthorne has four floors, a basement and an incredible glass rooftop. Stephen Dillon formerly of Dino and Mothership will be …

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#NerdsAreSexyDC Date Auction

In U Street by RUNINdc

Photos by Jason Morenz Network For Progress​ & Generation Obama-Washington, DC​  held the 8th & FINAL Mixer & Charity Date Auction DC: “Nerds Are Sexy” at Tropicalia on U Street! After doing some mixing and mingling, attendees bid on dates with several lovely ladies and charming gentleman with the outings sponsored by local businesses including a party excursion on the …