A look at what's going on in Trinidad, on H Street, and in the larger area north of Capitol Hill.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Progress Down at Chupacabra

As you can see from the tweet above, construction on the covered (but not enclosed) Chupacabra (822 H Street) patio is moving right along.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

yay getting rid of the riot fence!

Nov 13, 2013, 11:44:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well now I can see what neighbors were concerned about. I'm all for it myself but this is a much larger outdoor area than I thought it would be.

Nov 13, 2013, 1:34:00 PM

Blogger Campy said...

This looks awesome

Nov 13, 2013, 5:07:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm worried about the noise this will create on the street. I hope they aren't planning to have music.

Nov 13, 2013, 7:44:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

wonder what the permitting process is to get this thing built. there are all sorts of hurdels to build a roof deck. they appear to be building a not necessarily temporary structure on a good deal of sidewalk space. suprised they need tha much space. never had trouble finding seating on their small patio. can their kitchen even cook enough food to fill the orders that would come from a full large patio?

Nov 14, 2013, 1:38:00 PM

Blogger inked said...

It isn't a roof deck, just a covering for the existing patio

Nov 14, 2013, 1:46:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

The place is dead most of the time seems like a waste of money

Nov 14, 2013, 6:25:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

The negativity towards the small businesses in the comment sections recently is appalling.

Glad to see Chupacabra expanding.

Nov 14, 2013, 6:31:00 PM

Blogger inked said...

Please keep in mind that some people actually spend time going onto blogs strictly with the intention of posting comments meant to needle others. So take any comments with a grain of salt. I think that most people around here (including the majority of the people who read this blog) strongly support & enjoy most of our local businesses.

Nov 14, 2013, 6:39:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

We recently tried this place and we're very happy with the food. We plan on coming back and now recommend it to our friends. This is a cool idea and adds to the neighborhood.

Nov 15, 2013, 7:40:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

11:44, Agreed, get rid for the fence!

Nov 15, 2013, 9:41:00 AM


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