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Adios Bandolero

July 27, 2015

Seems like yesterday, but it was three years ago when the small plates modern Mexican restaurant, Bandolero opened its doors. "Top Chef" Mike Isabella left in 2013.

As reported in The Washington Post, "It's just like any other restaurant that comes to the end of its lease," owner Jonathan Umbel said. "We felt like it had a good run and we want to move on." Umbel also formally announced the closure of Tackle Box adjacent to Bandolero. The casual seafood joint quietly closed several months ago, he said."

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Cupcakes of Georgetown Walking Tour July 25th

July 23, 2015

Join Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, for a delightful walking tour of Georgetown with history and cupcakes on Saturday, July 25 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.

The tour begins at Dumbarton House (2715 Q Street) and will continue with stops at Georgetown's famous sweet tooth destinations  - Baked & Wired, Sprinkles and Georgetown Cupcakes.

Tickets include one cupcake from each shop.

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West End Cinema Re-Opening Under Landmark

July 15, 2015

Fans of arthouse movie theatre, West End Cinema, closed since March, will be pleased to note they are returning July 17, 2015.

As reported in The Washington Post, Landmark Theatres will be adding this 2301 M Street NW venue to to their chain, with an improved concession stand including alcoholic beverages and an expanded menu of upscale snacks.




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