1) Atlas District: The new H Street RedRocks Pizzeria had its friends and family preview party last night and will have its grand opening on Wednesday, September 4. The space has a retractable roof and a roof deck bar; head over to PoPville to see photos. Status: Opened softly this week, grand opening next Wednesday. 1348 H Street, NE; website.
2) Columbia Heights: El Atardecer is now open in the old DC Fish Carryout space. PoPville says it's a new location of La Morenita; New Columbia Heights reports that the grand opening celebration involved bouncy castles. Status: Certified open. 3475 14th Street NW.
3) Dupont Circle: The first DC location of Smashburger will open just north of Dupont Circle on Wednesday, September 11. The 47-seat restaurant will feature a menu of burgers, chicken sandwiches, salads, sides, and shakes. Status: Opening September 11. 1739 Connecticut Ave. NW; website.
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RedRocks Pizzeria. [Photo: PoPville]