There’s still time to nominate local icons for Best of D.C.
That’s what Prince of Petworth says.
“Currently, there are discussions about renaming the area on 14th Street from Monroe north to Shepherd. The name will be – Tivoli North. Or Tivoli North Corridor. Personally, I think it’s a great name. I know that Columbia Heights technically goes as far north as Spring St. Road but I believe the area from Monroe Street on north has it’s own distinct flavor.”
Of course, “there is a discussion” is not the most open and upfront attribution—-as more than one comment pointed out. (I just wrote the blogger an e-mail as well.) Until this area gets its own special amenities, I can’t imagine who’s going to embrace a name change. And no, Red Derby and its broad array of canned beers will not suffice, though commenters kept discussing it as if it was a neighborhood classic.