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February 5th, 2013 by Claudia Holwill · No Comments · Capitol Hill

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  • City Paper reported last week that Tommy Wells is launching an exploratory committee for a possible mayoral run. Yesterday, Wells confirmed with a video statement on a website dedicated to his possible run.
  • Do you want to have a house with a fabulous wine cellar? If so, Curbed DC found a Capitol Hill home that would be perfect for you.
  • DCist noted that Schneider’s has applied to sell liquor on Sundays, despite having testified against lifting the ban on Sunday sales.
  • H Street Great Street reported that DDOT is claiming to still be on track to bring streetcars to H Street by late 2013.
  • ANC 6B Commissioner Phil Peisch shared news that two arrests have been made in recent crime investigations on Capitol Hill.
  • Young & Hungry asks, “Does Renovating a Beloved Bar Mean Quashing Its Charm?” in response to some criticisms about the new Hawk & Dove.
  • DCist and Frozen Tropics reported that there was a stabbing on an X2 bus on H Street near 11th Street NE.
  • PoPville rumored that Whole Foods is looking to come to H Street NE.
  • JDLand shared pictures of the progress at Lumber Shed and Twelve12 at the Yards and the Gordon Biersch space.
  • Greater Greater Washington examined ways to reconfigure the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Potomac Avenue SE.
  • Eater DC shared information on Broodjes & Bier, a dutch-style sandwich concept that hopes to eventually open a store on Capitol Hill. They have started a Kickstarter campaign and will operate out of the Silver Spork (formerly known as Marvelous Market) untl they are able to open a brick and mortar location of their own.
  • A new fitness and boxing gym, DCBFit is opening this Thursday in the Capitol Hill Tower building at 1000, New Jersey Avenue SE.
  • Urban Daddy checked out the newly opened Tash on 8th Street SE.
  • Urban Daddy also got a peek at the soon to open Beuchert’s Saloon on Pennsylvania Avenue, SE.  We’ll have more pictures for you this week!

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