A good night on U Street started or ended at Velvet Lounge. It just never got old. The downstairs dive bar was a laboratory for DJs and the tiny upstairs concert venue, a place for D.C. artists to showcase their music to an audience akin to family. However, the pandemic forced the sticker-tatted dynasty — which first opened in 1997 — to close for good.
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