Joe Englert Death : D.C. nightlife legend Joe Englert, whose bars and cafés dabbed the H Street NE passage and past, has kicked the bucket. He was 59.
The reason for death was not promptly known.
Englert was loved in the D.C. nightlife scene going back to the 1980s. Yet, he made his most enormous imprint in the mid-2000s as he multiplied down on H Street NE, opening one bar and café after another on what might end up being one of the District’s most significant business renewal victories.
He was additionally liable for opening D.C. staples, for example, the Big Hunt, Lucky Bar, Truxton Hill and McClellan’s Retreat. One of his accomplices at the last two areas, Matthew Weiss, delivered an announcement Thursday on Englert’s passing.
“Joe was a coach to me, a colleague, and in particular a companion,” Weiss said in the announcement posted via web-based networking media by McClellan’s. “He was the very meaning of character, brimming with mind and appeal. I, as such a significant number of others, will so profoundly miss him.”