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Calabash Tea & Tonic Will Open In Brookland This Spring
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Calabash Tea & Tonic Will Open In Brookland This Spring

This May, Calabash Tea & Tonic will open its second DC location on the 12th Street strip in Brookland. The 900-square-foot spot will feature a...

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Amazon Thirsty Thursdays: The Koch Brothers and ARLNow Get in on the HQ2 Action
Blog 3 days ago
Amazon Thirsty Thursdays: The Koch Brothers and ARLNow Get in on the HQ2 Action

Welcome back to Amazon Thirsty Thursdays, a semi-regular feature in which one city, state, mayor, or other entity with a vested interest in the...

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The Black Rooster Pub Will Close Downtown After 48 Years
Blog 4 days ago
The Black Rooster Pub Will Close Downtown After 48 Years

The Black Rooster Pub came close to death once before. In 2009, Jody Taylor had been working for the family behind the downtown pub for 37 years...

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Here Are The Best Free Fitness Classes Around DC This Week
Blog 5 days ago
Here Are The Best Free Fitness Classes Around DC This Week

Wednesday is ~Ladies Night~ at Fleet Feet so bring your mom, sister, roommate, or grandma for a run around DC. Runners meet at the Adams Morgan...

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Discover the Next Frontier in District Living
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Discover the Next Frontier in District Living

The lush, waterside community in Southwest DC, 525 Water, successfully combines connectivity with tranquility in the most exciting neighborhood in...

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Amazon Thirsty Thursdays: DC Gives Out Free Bananas, Atlanta Gets a Migos Endorsement
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Amazon Thirsty Thursdays: DC Gives Out Free Bananas, Atlanta Gets a Migos Endorsement

Welcome back to Amazon Thirsty Thursdays, a semi-regular feature in which one city, state, mayor, or other entity with a vested interest in the...

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Six Surprising Things Made From Your Recyclables
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Six Surprising Things Made From Your Recyclables

Your pile of junk could become a shiny new playground, someone’s ride to work, or the reason your azaleas bloom. Plastic Bags Your New Deck Trex, a...

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Look Inside These Apartments with Insane Views of Nats Park
Blog 1 week ago
Look Inside These Apartments with Insane Views of Nats Park

If you literally can't live without the home team—and you have at least $1,725 to spend on rent—consider 1221 Van. JBG Smith's new luxury apartment...

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Fix These Mansions!
Blog 2 weeks ago
Fix These Mansions!

Kalorama is known for multimillion-dollar homes and famous residents. Which is why it’s somewhat surprising to learn that the Northwest DC...

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DC's Funeral Homes are Disappearing. Here's Why That Makes Us Sad.
Blog 2 weeks ago
DC's Funeral Homes are Disappearing. Here's Why That Makes Us Sad.

One way to get a sense of how a city lives is to look at how it dies—or rather, who takes care of its deceased. In recent years, the District has...

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Bowling, Cooking Classes, Karaoke, and More Coming to the Ballston Quarter Development
Blog 2 weeks ago
Bowling, Cooking Classes, Karaoke, and More Coming to the Ballston Quarter Development

Ballston Quarter, the major revamp of Ballston Common mall, is slated to open later this year with a food hall featuring vendors like Ice Cream...

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Pizzeria Paradiso Is Opening A New Wood-Fired Pizza Restaurant in DC
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Pizzeria Paradiso Is Opening A New Wood-Fired Pizza Restaurant in DC

Pizzeria Paradiso owner Ruth Gresser admits she’s not one for rapid expansion. Since opening the original Dupont Circle location 26 years ago, the...

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6 Great Getaways for Galentine's Day
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6 Great Getaways for Galentine's Day

Miami Art and Glitz Why we love it: The quintessential American beach destination is unabashedly loud and glitzy. It wouldn’t be a trip to Miami...

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The Three Best Open Houses This Weekend: February 3-4
Blog 3 weeks ago
The Three Best Open Houses This Weekend: February 3-4

Kennedy St., NW Where: 528 Kennedy St. NW #202 How Much: $349,900 When: Sunday, 1pm-3pm Why: With Petworth still reigning as one of DC's most...

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A Sneak Peek at MakeOffices' New Flagship Coworking Space at the Wharf
Blog 3 weeks ago
A Sneak Peek at MakeOffices' New Flagship Coworking Space at the Wharf

The Wharf has slowly but surely been solidifying its reputation as a destination since it opened in Southwest DC this past October, with a fancy...

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Bold Bite Is the Latest Restaurant Closure on a Cursed Downtown DC Strip
Blog 3 weeks ago
Bold Bite Is the Latest Restaurant Closure on a Cursed Downtown DC Strip

Local American chainlet Bold Bite has closed its downtown DC branch after fewer than four months in business. Co-founder Alvaro Roche, who’s also...

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Here's What That Balloon Hovering Over Downtown DC Was Doing
Blog 1 month ago
Here's What That Balloon Hovering Over Downtown DC Was Doing

People in downtown DC were spooked Friday by the sight of a balloon hovering high above them. Without warning, the dirigible appeared high over...

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The Beloved Cleveland Park Antique Store That Sold to First Lady Laura Bush Is Closing
Blog 1 month ago
The Beloved Cleveland Park Antique Store That Sold to First Lady Laura Bush Is Closing

Artisan Lamp, which opened in Cleveland park in 1978, has announced it will be closing on March 15, 2018. The store, which first opened a half a...

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How Barnes & Noble Reinvented Bethesda
Blog 1 month ago
How Barnes & Noble Reinvented Bethesda

Plenty of beloved Bethesda retailers have shut down over the years, including Bruce Variety, Olsson’s Books & Records, and Lowen’s toy store. But...

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Uniqlo Is Opening Its Very First Maryland Location This Fall
Blog 1 month ago
Uniqlo Is Opening Its Very First Maryland Location This Fall

It was 2013 when we first heard the rumor that the DC-area would be getting its very own outpost of Uniqlo, the unofficially dubbed “Japanese Gap”...

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Amazon HQ2 Is a Giant Guessing Game Because We've Been Told so Little About What Cities Are Offering
Blog 1 month ago
Amazon HQ2 Is a Giant Guessing Game Because We've Been Told so Little About What Cities Are Offering

The current trend in the obsession about Amazon and its second headquarters project is mostly blind suggestion that despite the 20-location...

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Check Out the Houses Members of Trump World Have Bought in Washington
Blog 1 month ago
Check Out the Houses Members of Trump World Have Bought in Washington

Ever since Donald Trump arrived a year ago, members of his administration have been busy snapping up real estate around Washington—including...

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PHOTOS: DC's Renovated Palisades Library Will Reopen This Weekend
Blog 1 month ago
PHOTOS: DC's Renovated Palisades Library Will Reopen This Weekend

After ten months of renovations, the Palisades Library will reopen to the public this Saturday. The neighborhood library underwent $8.2 million of...

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DC, Montgomery County, and Northern Virginia Make Amazon's Shortlist for Second Headquarters
Blog 1 month ago
DC, Montgomery County, and Northern Virginia Make Amazon's Shortlist for Second Headquarters

The Amazon sweepstakes just got a lot more real Thursday when the retail and web-services giant shortened the list of locations it's considering...

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These 13 Unusual Rentals Are Perfect for a Long Weekend
Blog 1 month ago
These 13 Unusual Rentals Are Perfect for a Long Weekend

With a long weekend ahead, and another one coming mid-February, it's a good time to plan a (brief) escape from Washington. Whether you need some...

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The Yards Gets its First Condo Building
Blog 1 month ago
The Yards Gets its First Condo Building

Until now, you could only rent at the Yards—the development of riverfront restaurants, shops, and luxury apartments in Southeast DC's Navy Yard—but...

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What Does Discovery's Departure Mean for Silver Spring?
Blog 1 month ago
What Does Discovery's Departure Mean for Silver Spring?

Tuesday's announcement that Discovery Communications plans to close and sell its headquarters is a huge blow to Silver Spring, whose revitalization...

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This Logan Circle Penthouse Is What Life Goals Are Made Of
Blog 1 month ago
This Logan Circle Penthouse Is What Life Goals Are Made Of

For Jenna Jacobson, a real estate developer from Potomac, Logan Circle was an easy sell for her and her husband Mike, an international trade lawyer...

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10 Restaurant Closures This Year That Totally Bummed Us Out
Blog 1 month ago
10 Restaurant Closures This Year That Totally Bummed Us Out

The restaurant boom in recent years isn't without its victims. With competition more fierce than ever, many businesses called it quits this year....

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DC's Year in Review, As Told By Instagram
Blog 1 month ago
DC's Year in Review, As Told By Instagram

It was a tumultuous year—and you got it all on camera. January: Women's March That's right… A post shared by Zendaya (@zendaya) on Jan 21, 2017 at...

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