Michael Nelbauer wrote a nice article published in the Examiner today about the ongoing struggle between vacant store fronts and opposition to new food establishments in Cleveland Park. Opposition may be strong word, perhaps 'enforcement of zoning restrictions' might be more appropriate.
Of particular note to me was the verification of the rumor about a mattress store coming to the neighborhood:
For now, he said, Federal Realty has stopped marketing the strip to boutique coffee and sandwich shops. It is, however, being pursued by a mattress store.
I suppose the discussion about development in the Tenley to Friendship Height corridor has come full circle.