New Data Suggests D.C.’s Restaurant Bubble is Bursting – Washington City Paper

August 14, 2017
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On August 14, 2017, Washington City Paper covered Senior Fellow Kate Rabinowitz’s piece on nightlife churn:

A new report from the D.C. Policy Center draws several conclusions based on restaurant openings and closings over the past several years. The biggest? The lion’s share of the city’s nightlife boom may be in the rearview mirror. According to the study, the city granted 165 new liquor licenses to restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in 2010. But by 2016, just under half of those same businesses remained.

 

You can read the full article here: New D.C. Policy Center Data Suggests D.C.’s Restaurant Bubble is Bursting | Washington City Paper

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