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What’s It Like to Live in America’s Biggest Re-Urbanization Project While It’s Still Being Built?
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What’s It Like to Live in America’s Biggest Re-Urbanization Project While It’s Still Being Built?

It's been nearly a decade since the audacious vision for the future of Tysons was unveiled: Planners want to turn the 4.3-square-mile swath of...

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This New "Retail Co-Op" Near Union Market Isn't Just Another Home Goods Store

Just in time for the holidays, another retail spot is coming to the Union Market district. Opening November 21, In Seven Words is a curated design...

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Look Inside My Home: A Jonathan Adler-Filled Park View Condo Located in a Converted Historic Church
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Look Inside My Home: A Jonathan Adler-Filled Park View Condo Located in a Converted Historic Church

Real estate agent Kara Johnson, 38, lives in a converted historic church in Park View. It was built in 1905 by William Sidney Pittman, who was the...

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Neighborhood Restaurant Group Is Opening a Specialty Coffee Shop with Chef-Made Milks and Syrups
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Neighborhood Restaurant Group Is Opening a Specialty Coffee Shop with Chef-Made Milks and Syrups

Neighborhood Restaurant Group's forthcoming "culinary clubhouse," the Roost, is bringing together a ton of different food and drink concepts...

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Crystal City Was Not Named for a Chandelier
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Crystal City Was Not Named for a Chandelier

The origin of Crystal City's name is a persistent piece of Washington lore: "Crystal City - named for an elaborate crystal chandelier in a still...

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Shop Custom Furniture Made From Vintage Mid-Century Finds at This New DC Pop-Up
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Shop Custom Furniture Made From Vintage Mid-Century Finds at This New DC Pop-Up

Scroll through Nicole Crowder's Instagram and you'll immediately come down with a case of design envy. Her page is filled with the kinds of mid...

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The Locals Behind Navy Yard's New Streetwear Shop Want to Redefine Men's Fashion in DC
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The Locals Behind Navy Yard's New Streetwear Shop Want to Redefine Men's Fashion in DC

As a concept, Somewhere is quite simple. "We sell fashion and we sell coffee," says Will Sharp, one of the three co-founders, all in their thirties...

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Look Inside Salt & Sundry's New Event Space in a Former Eckington Warehouse
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Look Inside Salt & Sundry's New Event Space in a Former Eckington Warehouse

The Salt & Sundry team, the creative group behind its two eponymous home goods stores (one on 14th Street, one in Union Market) and the plant shop...

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This New Union Market Pop-Up Will Sell Sustainably Made, Gender-Neutral Clothes and Toys for Kids
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This New Union Market Pop-Up Will Sell Sustainably Made, Gender-Neutral Clothes and Toys for Kids

If you're hunting for a good baby or kid gift, we've got news for you: Three Littles, a new pop-up dedicated to all things, well, little, is...

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Home Design Line Serena & Lily Will Open Its First DC-Area Store Next Year
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Home Design Line Serena & Lily Will Open Its First DC-Area Store Next Year

Washington fans of Serena & Lily's clean, classic style will no longer have to resort to online ordering. The California-based home and design...

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Forget Hygge. This New NoMa Luxury Apartment Building Is All About the Swedish Concept of
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Forget Hygge. This New NoMa Luxury Apartment Building Is All About the Swedish Concept of "Lagom."

Pet spas and beer tastings and heated rooftop pools are so ubiquitous within DC's luxury apartment buildings that they're almost, well, boring....

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These Navy Yard Apartments Look Directly Into Nats Park (Plus There’s a HipCityVeg Downstairs)
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These Navy Yard Apartments Look Directly Into Nats Park (Plus There’s a HipCityVeg Downstairs)

JBG Smith's 465-unit, mixed-use development across from Nationals Park is just about done. West Half includes studios up to three-bedrooms. About...

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5 Questions for Karin Sellers, DC's Newest Black Female Ice Cream Shop Owner
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5 Questions for Karin Sellers, DC's Newest Black Female Ice Cream Shop Owner

This summer, Karin Sellers opened Here's The Scoop, an ice cream shop across the street from Howard University. We sat down with the proprietor, a...

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Should We Revamp the C&O Canal in Georgetown?
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Should We Revamp the C&O Canal in Georgetown?

On an idyllic summer afternoon-mid-80s, low humidity, blue sky-a strip of National Park land running through one of DC's most bustling...

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Meet The Founder of the Catholic Organization Bringing Thousands of Solar Panels to DC
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Meet The Founder of the Catholic Organization Bringing Thousands of Solar Panels to DC

Earlier this month, Catholic Energies, along with their parent organization, Catholic Climate Covenant (CCC), announced its plans to build DC's...

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7 Parks for Canoeing, Kayaking, Paddleboarding, and More
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7 Parks for Canoeing, Kayaking, Paddleboarding, and More

Body of water: 505-acre Little Seneca Lake, notable for its water trail, where you follow 18 blue markers to learn about aquatic plants and to see...

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Poplar Point Could Be DC's Next Great Development—Here's How
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Poplar Point Could Be DC's Next Great Development—Here's How

Earlier this year, DC's Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development announced that it's exploring what to do with Poplar Point...

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The Front Page and Buffalo Billiards Will Close By the End of August
Blog 4 months ago
The Front Page and Buffalo Billiards Will Close By the End of August

Two decades-old Dupont Circle watering holes known for their happy hours and casual vibes will close near the end of August. Buffalo Billiards will...

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A Focus Group of Harvard Millennials Helped Design These U Street Apartments
Blog 5 months ago
A Focus Group of Harvard Millennials Helped Design These U Street Apartments

Pretty much every developer building luxury apartments in DC will tell you they're designing them for Millennials. Typically, that translates to a...

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Calabash Tea & Tonic Opens in Brookland with an Edible Garden
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Calabash Tea & Tonic Opens in Brookland with an Edible Garden

After four years in Shaw Calabash Tea & Tonic has expanded to Brookland. The serene, eclectic tea house is focusing on home-grown herbs with over...

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How Rising Restaurant Rents Have Transformed 14th Street into a Destination for Chains
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How Rising Restaurant Rents Have Transformed 14th Street into a Destination for Chains

The following first appeared in Washingtonian's weekly food newsletter. Not subscribed? Sign up for free here. It's been hard to ignore the...

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This New Activewear Store at the Wharf Carries Workout Clothes Made for Athletes by Athletes
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This New Activewear Store at the Wharf Carries Workout Clothes Made for Athletes by Athletes

Clear out your leggings drawer! There's a new spot for activewear in DC. Endeavor Athletic is a Philadelphia-based workout brand that recently soft...

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An Alexandria Office Building is Becoming 520 Apartments and a Food Hall with Pizza and Ramen
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An Alexandria Office Building is Becoming 520 Apartments and a Food Hall with Pizza and Ramen

For almost 50 years, the site on Mandeville Lane in Alexandria's Carlyle area has housed a bland office building. But Adam Peters, head of...

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