The Kimpton Donovan Hotel in downtown D.C. debuted redesigned events spaces last month, including the newly constructed Bradlee Room. In keeping with the journalism-inspired theme of the 1155 14th St. NW hotel, the new meeting space is named after The...
Natural skincare boutique Be Clean will open its flagship store in Georgetown this summer, at 1338 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Husband and wife team Trevor and Becky Waddell started Be Clean as an online boutique three years ago and quickly gained...
Sushi Gakyu debuted its 1420 New York Ave. NW restaurant with a VIP opening last week. Now open to the public, the new eatery offers upscale traditional and modern sushi, sashimi and other Japanese fish dishes. It’s helmed by Chef...
Silver, an all-day upscale diner, is set to join a growing collection of Cathedral Commons restaurants come August. The restaurant recently passed a final hurdle with Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3C (Cleveland Park, Woodley Park, Massachusetts Avenue Heights) by winning support...
A pop-up “edible cookie dough confectionery” is opening in Adams Morgan this week, taking over the Rise Bakery spot at 2409 18th St. NW each evening after the bakery closes. The Cookie Jar DC will sell eight signature flavors of...
About three dozen Georgetown merchants will celebrate “Independents Day” on Saturday, offering special sales and festivities to highlight independently owned businesses in the historic neighborhood. “Independent small businesses are what make Georgetown’s commercial district unique,” Nancy Miyahira of the Georgetown...
Summer Restaurant Week will return Aug. 14 through 20, with 250 restaurants in the greater Washington area offering fixed-price, multi-course meals. Participating eateries will offer $35 dinner and $22 brunch and lunch menus. This year, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington, which...
Becky Waddell, owner of a new Georgetown wellness shop, didn’t arrive in D.C. to pursue a wellness brand. Waddell’s first career was nuclear waste management, but after moving to the city and taking a policy job four years ago,...
Plans for the Apple Store takeover of the Carnegie Library have sailed through numerous regulatory reviews in recent weeks with hardly any objection, culminating last Thursday in approval from city preservation officials. Apple plans to begin a year of construction...
While Glover Park celebrates news that a long-rumored Trader Joe’s will come to 2101 Wisconsin Ave. NW, the neighborhood is dealing with the temporary loss of its Whole Foods Market, which abruptly shut down last week after apparent health...

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