Stuff You Might Have Missed: Friday, Nov. 19
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From Michelle Lancaster
DC9 Stays Closed
TBD’s Sommer Mathis, as well as our own Tom Hay, reported Wednesday that the D.C. Alcohol Beverage Control Board voted unanimously to deny a motion to reconsider the suspension of the nightclub’s liquor license. Regular readers know the ongoing investigation into Ali Ahmed Mohammed’s death outside the club is far from being resolved, and the ruling reflected that lack of finality. The next hearing will be on Dec. 1.
But Hank’s May Soon Be Even More Open
We’re deep into ‘R’ months, known as the best time to slurp down bivalves. After an agreement with ANC 2B and Hank’s, you may be able to do so for a bit longer on the patio. Check out the details in our piece here. Also… while you’re at it, see what 14th & You has to say on the matter.
The Sky is Falling!
Or just a metro ceiling. WTOP has the full story on how jackhammering on Connecticut Ave. near Farragut North compromised the ceiling at the metro. While we’re on the subject, here’s We Love DC’s story on how a task force has just recommended Metro governance changes. No one was harmed from the ceiling debris, by the way.
Your Friday Good Deed
If you saw a cyclist struck by a car at 17thSt. and New Hampshire Ave. on Oct. 21, please help him out and visit StruckDC.
14th & V: Progress on La Fonda
U Street Girl reports progress on the interior of the former AM/PM carryout store at 14th and V NW. A new restaurant, La Fonda, is going into the space.