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Oh man, check this out. Can you make up a caption for this? Source: Historical Society of Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., circa 1937. Exterior of the Happy News Cafe (described in a 1933 news item as "the new dietitian restaurant for the unemployed") at 1727 Seventh Street N.W. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

This is a photo from Shorpy of Happy News Cafe at 1727 7th St. NW. ... and the best part, is that the building is still there, albeit, slightly altered.

Who tossed Washington's first pizza pie?  Was it "jumbo"?  Deep-dish?  Square?  Turns out, these are tough questions to answer.  Several attempts at D.C. historical pizza research have been made (some...

About 5,500 weekends ago, Washingtonians woke up and lazily flipped through their newspapers.  It was Sunday, November, 11, 1906 and something bold and new was described for the first time in The Po...

View of 1335 Wisconsin Ave. & Dumbarton St.

This is the second part of our research into 1335 Wisconsin Ave. NW ... formerly known as Au Pied de Cochon. If you haven't read the first part, you should. And by the way, reader Nick is really getti...

Au Pied de Cochon

The Facebook post that spurred the most recent chatter was the question about which restaurant to research for a post. So, the second installment of "Reader's Choice" will be a post about Au Pied de C...

Big Bear Cafe

Big Bear Cafe is a lovely coffee shop which has warmed up Bloomingdale residents since 2007. It's a favorite of many in the neighborhood and, for better or worse, people in other neighborhoods (this P...

Red Rocks Firebrick Pizzeria

I am obsessed with Red Rocks at 11th and Park NW. I have been since day one. In the hopes that I can convince my wife to go there tonight (or at least this weekend), I think it's only fitting that the...

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