New Mural at Sweet Mango Cafe Honors Go-Go Godfather Chuck Brown

I’m sure many residents who walk past Sweet Mango Cafe (3701 New Hampshire Ave.) every day noticed last Friday, May 18th, that a new mural was in the early stages of being painted. While I’m not sure how detailed it will ultimately be, enough of it was completed to clearly show that it is a tribute to Go-Go Godfather Chuck Brown, who passed away on May 16 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore at the age of 75. Below is the image that inspired the mural.

The mural is based on a 1992 photograph of Chuck Brown taken by the Washington City Paper’s Darrow Montgomery. 

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5 Comments on “New Mural at Sweet Mango Cafe Honors Go-Go Godfather Chuck Brown”

  1. Joy Says:

    That’s awesome, I really love the food at that restruant…


  2. […] All Over DC – The godfather of go-go, Chuck Brown, passes away. A cool mural appears in his honor. [WaPo] & [Park View DC blog] […]


  3. […] Less than a month ago Jean-Pierre organized a group of MacFarland Middle School students to paint a mural a few blocks north of Chuck Brown at Sweet […]


  4. […] to have a growing stable of public art these days. Within the past few months murals have been painted at Sweet Mango and the corner of Park Road. The District Modular space also installed a new […]


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