by Jared Holt July 16, 2015 at 9:00 am 0


‘Walters’ Waltzing into Park View — A new bar called Walters is opening at 3632 Georgia Avenue tomorrow at 5 p.m. The tavern will serve house-made jerky, salted pretzels and plenty of booze. [Park View DC] 

New Mural Finished…Maybe? — Shaw has a new mural in Blagden Alley, but it’s unknown whether the black-and-white painting will receive a color treatment. [BadWolf DC]

Parade Your Pooch — Pet owners are invited to flaunt their furry friends in the first-ever D.C. State Fair Pet Parade this September. The parade will be led by an unannounced “celebrity pet.” [Borderstan]

Serving Judgement — Dacha Beer Garden general manager dishes the dirt about ways food-industry servers profile customers when they walk through the door. For example, gay men typically spend more and women in their young 20’s tend to dine on a budget. [Washington City Paper]

by Jared Holt July 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm 0


Borderstan residents have been invited to strut with their mutts the during the upcoming DC State Fair’s first-ever Pet Parade in September.

Pet owners are encouraged to showcase friendly pets “on a leash, or in a cage, tank or aquarium,” the fair’s website says.

Paws hit the pavement at the Shaw Dog Park (11th and R streets NW) on September 12 at 12:30 p.m. The parade route travels north from the park on 11th Street NW, turns east on R Street NW and follows Rhode Island Avenue to the fair grounds at Old City Farm and Guild.

The parade will be led by an undisclosed “celebrity pet.”

Participants are encouraged to dress up with their pet, but costumes are not required to march.

Prizes will be awarded to best non-costumed pet/owner look-alikes, costumed pet/owner look-alikes and best animal-only costumes. All parade members will receive a commemorative ribbon.

Residents are encouraged to register online before attending.


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