Posts by Rebecca Cooper

Following are all articles by UrbanTurf author Rebecca Cooper, from most recent to least.

DC’s Hidden Dining Scene

DC’s Hidden Dining Scene

Rebecca Cooper | February 14th 2013

Sometimes, you want to go where nobody knows your name. Or the bar’s name. Luckily, when it comes to eating (or imbibing) under wraps, DC’s got you... read »

Neighborhood Eats: The Cocktail Edition

Neighborhood Eats: The Cocktail Edition

Rebecca Cooper | February 7th 2013

In Neighborhood Eats this week, UrbanTurf looks at Jose Andrés' cocktail lab, a vintage saloon and Derek Brown's Mockingbird Hill. ... read »

Neighborhood Eats: Zeke’s D.C. Donuts Opens, Third Edition Closes

Neighborhood Eats: Zeke’s D.C. Donuts Opens, Third Edition Closes

Rebecca Cooper | January 31st 2013 | 1 Comment

This week in Neighborhood Eats, donuts to Dupont, Protein Bar and Taylor Gourmet expand and Georgetown loses an institution. ... read »

DC’s Next Union Market?

DC’s Next Union Market?

Rebecca Cooper | January 18th 2013

Residents in Capitol Riverfront want to create the city's next culinary destination in an empty, old warehouse near Nationals Park. ... read »

From Himalayan to Serbian, DC’s Restaurant Options Expand

From Himalayan to Serbian, DC’s Restaurant Options Expand

Rebecca Cooper | January 11th 2013

DC area residents will soon have a longer list of cuisines to rattle off when trying to figure out where to go out to dinner. ... read »

First Look At Taylor Charles Steak & Ice

First Look At Taylor Charles Steak & Ice

Rebecca Cooper | December 11th 2012 | 1 Comment

The guys behind Taylor Gourmet bring another taste of Philly to DC — finally. ... read »

First Look at Voltaggio’s Newest Restaurant

First Look at Voltaggio’s Newest Restaurant

Rebecca Cooper | December 4th 2012 | 1 Comment

When it opens in a few weeks, Bryan Voltaggio's Range will put out a spread Chevy Chase has been waiting for. ... read »

Neighborhood Eats: Hanoi House, New Matchbox Opening, Goodbye Red Palace

Neighborhood Eats: Hanoi House, New Matchbox Opening, Goodbye Red Palace

Rebecca Cooper | November 29th 2012

Thanksgiving might have caused a brief lull in restaurant news last week, but the scene is back in full swing this week with openings, closings and... read »

The Food Truck Battle

The Food Truck Battle

Rebecca Cooper | November 16th 2012

Food truck owners, already an innovative lot, get creative about their businesses as they wait to see how the D.C. food truck regulations debate... read »

Neighborhood Eats: Againn, Li’l Pub Closing, District Taco To Capitol Hill

Neighborhood Eats: Againn, Li’l Pub Closing, District Taco To Capitol Hill

Rebecca Cooper | November 11th 2012

In Eats this week, farewell to Againn and likely L'il Pub, Woodward table opening and District Taco expands. ... read »

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Profiles of 14 neighborhoods across Northern Virginia

Looking to Give People A Reason to Stay Past 6pm
Happily Straddling the Line Between City and Suburb
Columbia Pike
Arlington’s Neglected Stepchild is Getting a Makeover
Crystal City
Turning Lemons into Lemonade
Lyon Village
Developing An Air of Exclusivity?
Hitting Its Growth Spurt
An Urban Village Hitting Its Stride
Del Ray
Virginia’s Small Town Near the Big City
Eisenhower Avenue
The Vibrancy Might Take a Few Years
The Quiet Neighborhood By the Beltway
Old Town
Mayberry By The Potomac
132 Commerical-Free Acres
Downtown Falls Church
Staying the Same in the Midst of Change
Tysons Corner
Radical Change Could Be On The Way

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Profiles of 14 neighborhoods in suburban Maryland

Small-Town Living in the State Capital
Bedroom Community Gets Buzzing Cache
Cabin John
In With The New While Maintaining the Old
Chevy Chase
Affluence, Green Lawns and Pricey Homes
Downtown Silver Spring
Experiencing a Resurgence After a Bumpy History
A Suburb on Steroids
Rockville Town Square
Despite the Dynamism, Still Somewhat Generic
Takoma Park
More Than a Little Bit Quirky
A Foodie Magnet on the Verge of Change
Capitol Heights
Kudzu, Front Porches and Crime
Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
Mount Rainier
Artists, Affordable Homes and A Silo Full of Corn
National Harbor
A Development Rises Next to the Potomac
Riverdale Park
A Town Looking For Its Identity

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DC's Sleeper Neighborhood
Where (Almost) Everyone Knows Your Name
AU Park
One of DC’s Last Frontiers Before the Suburbs
DC’s Northern Neighborhood on the Cusp
DC’s 535 House Neighborhood
Cathedral Heights
Do You Know Where That Is?
Chevy Chase DC
Not to Be Confused With the Other Chevy Chase
Cleveland Park
Coming Back After A Rough Year
Columbia Heights
DC’s Most Diverse Neighborhood, But For How Long?
An Island of Serenity East of the Park
Dupont Circle
The Best of DC (For a Price)
Foggy Bottom & West End
Where the Institutional Meets the International
Forest Hills
Ambassadors and Adventurous Architecture
Fort Totten
Five Years Could Make a Big Difference
Foxhall Village
350 Homes Just West of Georgetown
Friendship Heights
A Shopping Mecca With a Few Places to Live
History, Hoyas and H&M
Glover Park
One of DC’s Preppier and More Family-Friendly Neighborhoods
A Posh View From Embassy Row
LeDroit Park
A Quiet Enclave in the Middle of the City
Logan Circle
Trendy Now, But Not By Accident
Mount Pleasant
Sought-After Homes Surround Main Street in Transition
Mount Vernon Triangle
From Seedy to Sought-After
The Long, Skinny Neighborhood at the City’s Northwest Edge
Park View
It’s Not Petworth
Penn Quarter/Chinatown
DC’s Go-Go-Go Neighborhood
Getting a Vibrancy of Its Own
The Duke’s Former Stomping Ground
Shepherd Park
DC’s Garden of Diversity
Spring Valley
A Suburb With a DC Zip Code
Not To Be Confused With Takoma Park
Not Quite Like Its Neighbors
U Street Corridor
The Difference a Decade Makes
Woodley Park
Deceptively Residential
Adams Morgan
No Longer DC’s Hippest Neighborhood, But Still Loved by Residents

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Southwest DC

The little quadrant that could

Southwest Waterfront
A Neighborhood Where A Change Is Gonna Come

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Northeast DC

Profiles of 10 neighborhoods in NE

New Development Could Shake Up Pastoral Peace
A Little Bit of Country Just Inside the District’s Borders
Not to Be Confused With Bloomingdale
H Street
A Place To Party, and To Settle Down
The Northeast Neighborhood That Few Know About
Michigan Park
A Newsletter-On-Your-Doorstep Community
Evolving from a Brand to a Neighborhood
Ripe for Investment Right About Now
The Difference 5 Years Makes
Big Houses, A Dusty Commercial Strip and Potential

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6 neighborhoods from Capitol Hill to East of the River

Capitol Riverfront
Still Growing
Hill East
Capitol Hill’s Lesser Known Neighbor
Congress Heights
Gradually Rising
Notable for Its Neighborliness
Historic Anacostia
Future Promise Breeds Cautious Optimism
Eastern Market
A More European Way of Living

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