July 5, 2012

Brickskeller

Brickskeller: It’s New … It’s Different

The slow demise of Brickskeller was sad to witness. The place was full of so many fond memories. I’m sure many of you remember back when you could smoke in bars … that place was pretty nasty, but it had...

Bloomingdale real estate advertisement - August 19th, 1911 (Washington Times)

Buy A House in Bloomingdale for $5,250

Here’s a cool advertisement I came across in the Washington Times. This is from Augusts 19th, 1911. Related articles Bass Ale For Christmas Eve 1911 (https://ghostsofdc.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2012/01/beatles4-1.jpg.org) I Make Sick Teeth Well (https://ghostsofdc.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2012/01/beatles4-1.jpg.org) Think It Over, Mr. Careless Husband (https://ghostsofdc.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2012/01/beatles4-1.jpg.org) Congress...

In Hotel Lobbies: Mark Twain at the Willard

The creator of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn was in our city back in December 1906 to participate in the copyright hearings before Congress. The Washington Post mentioned them in in their “People Met in Hotel Lobbies” section. “I should...