1) NOMA: Neal Place Tap & Garden is officially open at Union Market. The beer garden had a soft opening last month while it was still wrapping up construction. It's now open Thursdays-Sundays serving up beers and cocktails with bocce and other activities. Status: Certified open. 1300 4th St. NE; website.
2) IVY CITY: Northeast has another new bar in Big Chief, which opened over the holiday weekend. They have live music, DJs and more. Status: Certified open. 2002 Fenwick St. NE; website.