New Downtown Japanese Eatery Gets High Marks — Washington Post restaurant critic Tim Carman wrote that the food at Kanji-Kana (1018 Vermont Ave. NW) is “tasty, affordable and none too foreign.” [Washington Post]
Cops Go Shopping With Kids at Columbia Heights Target — Police took local children in need shopping at the Columbia Heights Target for the holidays. [WJLA]
Why Bars Thrive and Restaurants Die on U Street — Washington City Paper explores why restaurants, but not bars, often have problems surviving on U Street NW. [Washington City Paper]
CityCenterDC Helps D.C., Even Without Crowds — The Washington Post Magazine examines how CityCenterDC helped the District show the world it can create a high-end downtown that caters to the rich, despite a lack of crowds there.