Town Hall, a popular restaurant and bar for the past 14 years at 2340 Wisconsin Ave NW in Glover Park, is closing permanently on Sunday 9/29/19. Their parting press release is below. It is likely they experienced the pressure on profits others in Glover Park and restaurants across the city have been experiencing: increased competition, high rents, the increase in delivery vs. sit-down business among other factors. Here is an update on other businesses/properties in Glover P
DC's annual Restaurant Week is next week from Monday, August 14th to Sunday August 20th. Two restaurants in Glover Park will be participating this year: Casolare and Slate Wine Bar. Casolare, an upscale coastal Italian restaurant, opened at the Kimpton Glover Park hotel last year, and Slate Wine Bar, a new-American bistro, has been a fixture in Glover Park for many years now. Both will offer brunch, lunch and dinner typically on a discounted prix fixe limited 3-course menu.
Four men arrested in November 2016 for distribution of marijuana at a Glover Park storefront pleaded guilty to felony distribution in May 2017. Sidi Chendid, Conner Donahue, Marvin Harvison and Gary Little all received a suspended incarceration sentence with probation, ranging from 6 to 12 months each. Harvison has a prior DC record of robbery, public alcohol consumption and a charge of domestic violence which was dropped. Little had a prior conviction of driving under the i
Glover Park's tree canopy was measured most recently at 43%, above the city average of 37%, which puts DC in the top 10 tree-friendly large cities in the country. We have a diverse tree population including oak, elm, sweetgum, cherry, ginko, poplar, beech, crepe myrtle, linden, magnolia, maple and more. Arguably the grandest tree in the neighborhood is Stoddert Elementary's 55-inch white oak. Is there a spot outside your residence where you think a new tree would fit nicel
Casolare, a new Italian restaurant, has opened at the freshly renovated and re-branded Kimpton Glover Park Hotel (formerly Savoy Suites) at 2505 Wisconsin Avenue. Casolare was created by famed chef Michael Schlow, who has received a multitude of culinary awards and has appeared often in the media to discuss his craft. Philippe Reininger, formerly with Ritz Carlton Hotels, has been named executive chef. The dinner menu offers a wide variety of antipasti, pasta and seafood, pl