ABRA decides not to act on request to revoke the Trump Hotel's alcohol license

ABRA decides not to act on request to revoke the Trump Hotel's alcohol license

In a story first brought to light by Petworth News, seven members of the religious community in DC and Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C submitted a complaint to the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) to have the alcohol license for the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue revoked. This week, ABRA made their decision.

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New cigar bar coming to Petworth

New cigar bar coming to Petworth

A recent notice from the Alcohol Beverage Control Board (ABRA) says that a new bar is coming to the Upshur area in Petworth, focusing on cigars as well as drinks.


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ANC 4C goes after Trump International Hotel's alcohol license

ANC 4C goes after Trump International Hotel's alcohol license

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C passed a resolution at their July meeting supporting a complaint filed with ABRA by seven civic and religious leaders requesting the Trump International Hotel offer proof why it shouldn’t have its alcohol license revoked. The rationale for the license revocation? Trump isn’t a man of “good character,” according to the complaint.


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Castello Restaurant on Hamilton Street gets its alcohol license, with restrictions

Castello Restaurant on Hamilton Street gets its alcohol license, with restrictions

After its January 6th protest hearing at the Alcohol Beverage Control Board, Castello Restaurant and Lounge finally gets a decision

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Distrust and desire: When a neighborhood and a restaurant collide

Distrust and desire: When a neighborhood and a restaurant collide

Most people in Petworth love the idea of a family-oriented restaurant nearby, and having a place to walk to and get a good meal at a good price. That said, here's what happens when business owners don't understand how to connect to their community, and the community doesn't trust the business owners.

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A special September meeting of ANC 4D

A special September meeting of ANC 4D

ANC 4D held a special meeting on Thursday, September 3rd in order to clear out some financial business. Basically, they didn’t have a quorum at the end of the August meeting, and were required to vote on expenditures (fiscal year closes at the end of September). Since all ANC expenditures have to be voted on in public, they had to do the meeting. 

Since they were meeting… they decided to use the time to talk about the community’s concerns regarding the reinstatement of the liquor license of the Trinidad and Tobago Association (known as “the Club House”) as well as introduce a new affordable senior housing coming to Kennedy Street...  Read more about the meeting after the break:

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