The Week Ahead – (and some Inaugural Day specials/hours for local establishments)

West Front of US Capitol, January 20, 2013, circa 3:00pm

West Front of US Capitol, January 20, 2013, circa 3:00pm

Constituents Line Up For  Access to the Cannon House Office Building to Pick Up Inaugural Tickets from Members

The Week Ahead….

by Larry Janezich

Monday, January 21

Some neighborhood establishments will open early, close early, stay open late, or feature Inaugural Day specials.  A few follow:

Boxcar – Opens at 9:30am.  Brunch.

Cava – Opens at 5:00pm.  Dinner.

Chesapeake Room – Opens at 10:00am.  Brunch.

Eat DC-3 – Opens at 8:00am.  Serving the “egg”- nauguration dog.

18th Amendment – Opens at 9:00am. Brunch.

Hanks – Opens at 11:00am.  Brunch.  Extended hours, open as late as traffic permits.

Hawk & Dove – Opens at 11:00am.  Brunch.

Matchbox – Opens at 8:00am.  Brunch.

Monmartre – Opens at 11:00am.  Lunch.  Closes at 5:00pm.

Pour House – Opens at 10:00am.

Peregrine – Open regular hours, starting at 7:00am.

Sonoma – Opens at 9:30am with extended hours.  $29 three course prix fixe menu.

Ted’s Bulletin – Open regular hours starting at 7:00am.

Tune Inn – Opens at 8:00am.  Hours extended, kitchen open until 4:00am.

Tunicliffs – Opens at 11:00am. Viewing party, brunch, beers from Chicago Goose Island Brewery.

Yes! – Opens at 5:00am.  (Five am)

Zest – Opens at 8:00am.

American Legion, Post 8, 3rd & D Street SE will be open all day starting at 7:00am to serve as a rest stop for the community going to and from the Inaugural.

7:00 am – Coffee/Donuts/Soda/Water available, and Lounge Bathrooms Open

10:00 am – Bar Open, hot dogs and chili available

10:30 am – Big Screen TV on in Event Hall

Tuesday, January 22

ANC 6B Special Call Meeting on Standing Rules.  7:00pm at Brent Elementary School, 301 North Carolina Avenue, SE.

Thursday, January 24

ANC6B Zoning Regulation Task Force meets at 6:30pm in Hill Center to continue working on recommendations to the Zoning Commission regarding proposed changes.  See:

Thursday, January 24

Developer of the proposed five story residential building at 401-403 15th Street will answer questions from the community regarding the project at 7:00pm at Liberty Baptist Church, 527 Kentucky Avenue.  Meeting sponsored by ANC Commissioners Brian Flahaven and Nicole Opkins.

Thursday, January 24

Councilmember Tommy Wells hosts a community meeting to discuss the planned continued use of the Capitol Power Plant to periodically burn coal, despite the fact it can operate on natural gas.   6:30pm to 8:00pm, United Methodist Church – 421 Seward Square SE.   See: and

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  1. Eastern Market will open its North Hall from 8Am to 3:30 PM on Inauguration Day, prepared food vendors will occupy the North Plaza, with an assortment of other vendors both inside and outside the North Hall. The South Hall will be closed.