September 1, 1994

Stories from the September 1, 1994 issue of the GW Hatchet.

For 90 years, doing a hatchet job has felt pretty darn good

For the past 90 years, GW’s student journalists have aspired to do a hatchet job. What were they thinking back in 1904 when they came up with the name The Hatchet? What were the other suggestions, The Shoddy? The Yellow? I can imagine that meeting: “Hey, how about The Muckraker?” “Good deprecation, but we have […]

One Step Down

Bar: One Step Down Where: 2517 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W. Crowd: Eclectic, to say the least Getting in: Anyone can come and hear the jazz Prices: $2.25 and up Food: Very short, but delectable menu of American food Dancing: More of a sit down place, but not unheard of Pick-ups: A little too intimate for it […]

Men’s team look to fill Yinka Dare’s empty shoes

The Colonials literally have big shoes to fill this year if they want to return to the NCAA Tournament for the third straight season. Head coach Mike Jarvis has had his GW team in the post-season in four of the past five years, a sure sign the program is on the rise. This year, however, […]

Mr. Days’

Bar: Mr. Days’ Where: 1111 19th St. N.W. Crowd: Sport fans, mostly Getting in: Only over 21 Prices: $2-$3.50 Food: Serves sports bar food until 1:30 a.m. Dancing: Not really Pick-ups: If you like the type Pluses: 68 TVs, three satellites, free buffet on Thurs. Minuses: No diversity. If you like sports, this is the […]

Tequila Grill

Bar: Tequila Grill Where: 1990 K St. N.W. Crowd: College students on weekends, business people during the week Getting in: Allows under 21 only on Saturdays, they say Prices: $3.00-$6.00 Food: Tex-Mex, pretty good Dancing: Thurs.-Sat. Pick-ups: Pretty much a meat market Pluses: Really close to campus Minuses: Crowd can seem a little young, cover […]

Froggy Bottom Pub

Bar: Froggy Bottom Pub Where: 2142 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W. Crowd: Mostly GW people, more students on weekends Getting in: Under 21 only until 10 p.m. Prices: $1-$3.25 Food: Bar food Dancing: Very little Pick-ups: Very little Pluses: Very close Minuses: Not very big. Though it has great drink specials, it is not a major hangout […]

Champions of Georgetown

Bar: Champions of Georgetown Where: 1206 Wisconsin Ave. N.W. Crowd: Mostly college students Getting in: Need to be 21 Prices: $3.25-$5.50 Food: Burgers to ribs Dancing: DJ Thurs.-Sat. Pick-ups: If you like the sporty type Pluses: Beer specials Minuses: A little off the (Georgetown) beaten path. The music is good, even if no one dances.

District Chophouse and Brewery

Bar: District Chophouse and Brewery Where: 509 7th St. N.W. Gallery Place or Archives Metro stops Crowd: MCI Center attendees, Georgetown fans and young professionals Getting in: Under 21 can even hang out in the cocktail lounge Prices: $4-$100 Food: Great food, from cheap to expensive Dancing: More mingling or eating or pool playing Pick-ups: […]

Polly Esther’s

Bar: Polly Esther’s Where: 605 12th St. N.W., between F and G (Funky and Groovy) Crowd: 21-35 Getting in: Wed. is college night – 18 and over Prices: $2.50 and up Food: None Dancing: TONS!! Pick-ups: Pretty good on both sides Pluses: Music Minuses: Very busyThis place will make even the youngest of college kids […]


Bar: Odds Where: 1160 20th St. N.W. Crowd: 18-25 Getting in: 18 and over any time Prices: $1 and up Food: American food until 11 p.m. Dancing: A lotPick-ups: A lot Pluses: Close to campus, GREAT specials Minuses: Very young crowd. It’s too bad not many 21-year-olds frequent the bar because the specials are really […]