DC Life

Georgetown Gets a New Family Bakery

Gelato has returned to the Georgetown building that housed the original Dolcezza. The newest business in the storefront at 560 Wisconsin Avenue NW is family-owned bakery that sells both savory and sweet pastries alongside smoothies and scoops from Villa Dolce Gelato to combat the heat. La Jolie Bleue opened in July in Dolcezza’s longtime former home, which most recently underwent a [...]

2019-08-16T18:59:01+00:00August 16th, 2019|

AIA Exhibit Offers Futuristic Vision for Dupont Underground

Each year, the American Institute of Architects mounts a digital "Emerging Professionals Exhibit." This year, one of those exhibits centers around envisioning an equitable design approach to the Dupont Underground. Dupont Underground is an abandoned trolley tunnel-turned-arts space and performance venue which runs beneath Dupont Circle, having been given a facelift and returned to use over [...]

2019-08-10T04:07:50+00:00August 10th, 2019|

Dumbarton Oaks To Get New Greenhouses

The historic Dumbarton Oaks estate in Georgetown will receive greenhouse improvements meant to boost the campus’s sustainability, accessibility, and programming, the institution announced Wednesday. The project, to be led by New York-based Selldorf Architects, will entail the construction of a new greenhouse and the renovation of an existing greenhouse. “The new greenhouse will benefit from solar panels, improved irrigation, [...]

2019-08-10T04:06:26+00:00August 10th, 2019|

7 Fun Food Events Around D.C. This Weekend

Channel your inner Child on Friday at noon when the National Museum of American History hosts a free cooking demonstration featuring some of the Julia Child’s favorites, like French onion soup and crêpes suzette. Then, walk off the extra calories by browsing the museum’s exhibit on Child’s Cambridge, Massachusetts kitchen. Registration is available here. Sticky Rice Stop by Sticky Rice on Friday , when [...]

2019-08-10T04:05:16+00:00August 10th, 2019|

Things to Do in DC This Weekend (August 1-4): International Beer Day, Arcade Games at the SAAM, and the Asian American Literature Fest

THURSDAY, AUGUST 1  PUBLIC ART Nancy Holt’s Dark Star Park in Rosslyn aligns with the sun every August 1st at 9:32 AM—coinciding with the anniversary of Rosslyn’s Founding—and the spherical structure casts fascinating shadows. This year marks the 35th anniversary of Dark Star Park and the celebration includes a world premiere piece performed by Janel and Anthony on site [...]

2019-08-03T00:57:34+00:00August 3rd, 2019|

Design Ideas For Three-Mile Palisades Trolley Trail

Next Tuesday, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will host its second public meeting on the Palisades Trolley Trail project, a roughly three-mile planned trail for cyclists and pedestrians along the Potomac River. The meeting will feature “focus group discussions on preliminary findings and design ideas for the trail, including rehabilitation of the Foundry Trestle Bridge,” DDOT [...]

2019-07-20T02:06:59+00:00July 20th, 2019|

8 Fun Food Events Around DC This Weekend

Stop by Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar on Thursday when the bar pours $1 classic mojitos from 4 to 7 PM in celebration of National Mojito Day (limit one per customer, more mojitos are $10 to $13). The Hip-Hop Museum Pop-Up Experience returns to DC this Thursday—this time at Union District Oyster Bar & Lounge. The five-week food and music pop-up kicks off with a grand [...]

2019-07-12T19:15:33+00:00July 12th, 2019|

700-Seat Tennis Stadium Opens On Top Of Union Market Building July 15

Beginning Monday, you can watch some tennis from a new angle in the District: on the roof of the Union Market building. Developer Edens is transforming the rooftop into a 700-seat tennis stadium for the Washington Kastles, whose summer season runs from July 15 through the end of the month. Grand Slam champion Venus Williams is set to play at [...]

2019-07-12T19:13:04+00:00July 12th, 2019|

Women’s World Cup Final Between the U.S. and Netherlands To Be Shown at The Wharf

Heads up, Megan Rapinoe fans: The U.S. Women’s National Team is playing the Netherlands in the FIFA Women’s World Cup Final July 7, and you can watch the match at the SouthwestWharf. The waterfront megadevelopment is hosting a free watch party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wharf and Pearl streets SW. The match will be broadcast from a 16-foot jumbotron screen. [...]

2019-07-06T01:02:34+00:00July 6th, 2019|

The Most Anticipated Restaurants in D.C., Summer 2019

A sea of high-profile restaurants are scheduled to join the local dining scene in the coming months, including some biggies held over from the spring. Here’s a roster of the most anticipated openings coming down the pike. Dos Mamis What: Two of the leaders of Petworth’s hospitality scene have teamed up to bring Upshur Street NW an [...]

2019-07-06T01:03:33+00:00July 6th, 2019|