Shirley Butler died Sept. 10, 2020. (Courtesy Butler family)
D.C. nightlife legend Joe Englert, whose bars and restaurants dotted the H Street NE corridor and beyond, died Aug. 20, 2020. He was 59. Englert was instrumental in revitalizing H Street Northeast as a night-life destination with popular places, such as The Argonaut, The Palace of Wonder, Rock & Roll Hotel, The Red and the Black, The Pug and H Street Country Club, among others. Before H Street, Englert founded several restaurants and bars across D.C. The Big Hunt, DC9, Andalusian Dog, Carmela Kitty’s, Nero’s, Pennsylvania Avenue Pourhouse, State of the Union, Trusty’s, The Rock and Lucky Bar. (Photo by Deb Lindsey For The Washington Post via Getty Images).
Veteran D.C.-area reporter Mike Buchanan has died at 78.
FILE – WUSA TV reporter Mike Buchanan shares a bath with live ducks at the Peabody Hotel, Washington, USA, February 24, 1988. The ducks are a tradition at the Peabody Hotel, swimming in the marble lobby fountain, walking on red carpets and sleeping in penthouse quarters at night. (AP Photo/Bob Daughtery)
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