First Look: Mi Vida

When forthcoming Mexican restaurant Mi Vida co-owners Michael Reginbogin and Jason Berry see an opportunity, they capitalize on it. So when The Wharf offered their team at Knead Hospitality the opportunity to open a restaurant it was not a question of should they do it, but what should it be. After working with Chef Roberto […]

First Look: Del Mar

The Wharf has many upscale options for diners to choose from, but the most expensive option, Del Mar, radiates high class inside and out. Owners Fabio and Maria Trabocchi realize their fifth and most upscale restaurant (Fiola, Fiola Mare, Casa Luca, and Sfoglina are the others) “is not your every night option, but hopefully it […]

What’s in a Name: A Series on Shakespeare, SEU, and Southwest, Part 5

Photo caption: A rendering from the new 2017 PUD of the proposed development. Author’s note: This is part five of a series on the redevelopment of the old Southeastern University site in Southwest. These articles will serve to provide information for the greater community, and not to take a side on the development debate.            This series, begun in […]

Navy Yard and Buzzard Point Proposed for New Amazon Headquarters

When Amazon made a request for proposals (RFP) for their new second headquarters (HQ2), cities across the United States jumped at the opportunity. With the lure of bringing 50,000 high-paying jobs to the District, Mayor Muriel Bowser and Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Brian Kenner leapt at the chance—actually four times over. Like Amazon, the […]

Taste the Nation at District Winery

When District Winery Co-Founders Brian Leventhal and John Stires first thought about making wine, they were a consultant and a product manager, respectively. Winemaking to them started as a weekend hobby with friends to get away from the hustle and bustle of New York City and escape to New Jersey farm country. That was in 2007. […]