• It's going to be a busy few months for restaurant openings near Nationals Park. [JDLand]

• New York Avenue Beach Bar's liquor license now belongs to an H Street NE bar promising  "fancy glasses, really crazy cocktail glasses." [Young & Hungry]

(Fritz Hahn/The Washington Post)

• ♫ Are You Ready For Some Doughnuuuuts?!!♫ [Washingtonian]

• Woolly Mammoth's 34th season will explore the darkness beneath America's shiny facade. [Woolly Mammoth]

• DC Reynolds is adding more patio space. [PoPville]

An early love letter to rock-promoter-turned-restaurateur Stephen Starr, of the soon-to-open Le Diplomate. [BYT]