Residents in the neighborhoods surrounding the 16th Street Plaza District are not shy in telling property and business owners what they want from the retailers and restaurants.
Two years ago, residents gathered at an annual Plaza District town hall and clamored for Sunday brunches at restaurants that were, at that point, closing on Sundays. The district this year now features restaurants offering brunch.
When Kenny Deason and Chris Corbin, long associated with The Parish, 1755 NW 16, began looking at opening a coffee shop with the art and music venue, neighbors were quick to tell them they wanted a shop that would be open at night.
In the end, the neighbors got their way. The District House coffee shop and deli features an array of coffees, brewed beer in cans, and hot deli sandwiches and is open 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
The venture, Deason said, wouldn’t have been possible without first successfully creating The Parish, which he calls a “church community” focused on art and music.
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