Archive | March, 2017

H Street Throwback: Demolition of H Street Self Storage (Now Whole Foods)

14 Mar

In preparation for tomorrow’s grand opening of the H Street Whole Foods, District Cuisine wanted to provide a video throwback to the demolition of the old H Street Self Storage (best part is at the end of the roughly minute long video).  Before Whole Foods and the Apollo building were construction at 6th and H Streets, NE a combination of Murray’s (a grocery store), Good Danny’s, and H Street Self Storage occupied the block.

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Preview of H Street Whole Foods

13 Mar

Whole Foods Market on H Street

After several years of construction and anticipation, H Street’s Whole Foods will be opening this Wednesday (pending the snow) at 6th and H Streets, NE in the Apollo Building.  The store will open with a bread breaking ceremony at 8:45 in the morning.  District Cuisine took a sneak peak of the store over the weekend.  The entire building was previously a combination of Murray’s (grocery store), Good Danny’s (Chinese food), and H Street Self Storage.

Whole Foods Market on H Street

In addition to the usual Whole Foods offerings, the store will have quite a few locally sourced products ranging from beer to gelato to snacks to pastries.  The prepared foods area will also feature a new Chinese diner concept by Maketto owner Eric Bruner-Yang.  The second floor of the store will have a bar and will offer beer and wine that can be purchased and then consumed throughout the store or even on the patio outside.  For the first week, the store will have several doorbuster deals on products throughout the store.

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