Fish ‘n’ Pies, Northeast Update

Our crack team of DC Style Is Real tipsters got a sneak peek into upcoming Le Grenier at 502 H. The door was ajar and we just couldn’t resist. Looks like they’ve been doing some renovating. While it appeared that they still have lots to do, it’s good to see some progress on this French…

Spotted: Jay and Daisy in DC

It’s that time of the year again. Special events outfit Dandies & Quaintrelles put on their annual Seersucker Social at Hillwood Estate in upper Northwest. Similar to the autumnal Tweed Ride, the Seersucker Social starts with an eight-mile bike ride through the city, after which the large enthusiastic group dressed up in their best 1920s and 1930s era clothes…

The Queen Vic: Your New Local

The Queen Vic, H Street’s best neighborhood hangout, has started to host a delightful trivia night upstairs every Tuesday at 7:30. Check out the newly roofed back patio on warm nights, sip on a pint, have a proper scran, and just straight chill, holmes. Teams are strictly limited to 4 people, and for Pete’s sake,…

Magnetic Fields @ 930 Club

Touring in support of their latest album Love at the Bottom of the Sea, Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields brought their unique brand of acerbic indie rock to our nation’s capital last night. The opener, Devotchka (of Little Miss Sunshine soundtrack fame), was simply spectacular, playing a taut set of high-energy southwestern desert rock. Having seen…

History Monday: H and 4th, NE

Staying attuned to the history of the places we live and work can only help us enjoy where we are now all the more. Take a look back at the history of near H Street with this clip from friend of DC Style Is Real, H Street aficionado, Chris Mills, on his blog, Selling DC…