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Grapevine: REI Coming to NoMa

Future site of REI

Looks like REI, that fantastic but oh, so expensive purveyor of sporting goods based out of Seattle, is coming to DC in the current Uline Arena in NoMa. 90 more words

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The Washington Coliseum After the Beatles: Owners Decide to "Let It Be"

Our last post chronicled the Beatles’ 1964 arrival to the U.S.

First stop on the money-making-train: The Washington Coliseum. The Beatles went on to achieve record breaking success, but did the venue that hosted them garner as much notoriety as the Fab Four themselves? 429 more words


The Washington Coliseum: The Day Beatlemania Invaded America

A 5 minute walk from the NoMa – Gallaudet U metro station will lead you to an unassuming brick building in an obscure area of D.C.’s NoMa neighborhood. 628 more words


Postcard from Washington: Memories of first Beatles show drift across the universe

WASHINGTON — Pools of sorrow, waves of joy are drifting through the opened door of a leaking, reeking arena not far from the U.S. Capitol. There are dripping pinholes in the curving roof of the abandoned coliseum, and slabs of crumbling concrete that still hold a few sad rows of rusted seats. 686 more words


Love Me Do - Uline Arena.

It’s thin.  At certain parts of the day it’s even claustrophobic.  Two minutes apart it can be completely silent, and the next, the pollution of the trains, their whistles, wheels, the skinned steel, it’s overwhelming.  725 more words


Children line up outside a Nation of Islam meeting at the Uline Arena, Washington, D.C., 1961. Photograph by Eve Arnold – Magnum.

(Source: http://life.time.com/history/eve-arnold-malcolm-x-and-the-nation-of-islam/#ixzz1nBAfbcr9)

Before Ovechkin: The Washington Lions and Uline Arena

My last post went way back to the 1920s. This one is a couple of decades after that, but well before the Washington Capitals arrived here. 440 more words

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