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Snowy Owl @ Union Station

In 14th Street, Adams Morgan by RUNINdc

Photos by Jason Morenz It’s rare to see a snowy owl in the wild — it’s every rarer to see one in the city.  A snowy owl named Duchess is causing a big hoot after landing in the District last week.  North American snowy owls typically don’t fly further south than the Great Lakes or the Cape Cod area.  But …

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Good to the last bite: Last Scoop Sundaes

In 14th Street by RUNINdc

by jeni britton bauer All this time we’ve been treating the last few bites of a pint all wrong. Condemning the mostly eaten pint to an icy doom at the back of the freezer. Giving those precious final scoops no more attention than the closing credits of a movie. It’s high time the last bites of a pint got the …

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Canton Comes to 14th

In 14th Street, Chinese, Dim Sum by RUNINdc

here’s a roaring bar scene on 14th. New, upscale restaurants pop up as frequently as humid days in July.  That’s why it came as a huge surprise to see a new neighbor that has a totally different look and cuisine. There are the Meiwahs and the Tony Chengs that cater to the trendy Washingtonians and tourists alike. Ever good Chinese food …

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After the Skies Cleared

In 14th Street, Adams Morgan, Arlington, Ashburn, Ballston, Baltimore, Clarendon, Crystal City, Downtown, Events, Festival, Foggy Bottom, Food, Metro, Misc, Music, News & Culture, Openings, Patriotic, Pets, Photos, Smithsonian by RUNINdc

by Jason Morenz It started out wet and misty and then in the late afternoon, the skies came down. By 4pm the rain was so hard, the US Park Service had to declare an emergency and opened up museums and federal buildings near the mall for folks to take shelter. The skies came down for over an hour, but once …

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Adamo Losing 2 Beloved French Restaurants

In 14th Street, Adams Morgan, Closing, Openings by RUNINdc

Last Fall, long term French restaurant and a staple of Adams Morgan, La Fourchette was put on the market — the restaurant/bar plus the apartment upstairs is listed for $2,900,000. Currently the owners Chef Pierre Chauvet and hostess Jacqueline Chauvet are currently reviewing two attractive offers and hope to decide and settle by this summer. The restaurant has a storied …

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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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B Too Wins the Wager

In 14th Street, Fun, Sports by RUNINdc

B Too and the Pig located next door set a friendly bet before the big match. So who would win the crispy wafelburger, a classic burger with crispy onions dripping with chipotle mayo or the famous wild boar ragu. The game was a nail biter all the way with Belgium threateing many times but the US stopping.   Eventually in overtime the top ranked …