The Fairmont Washington hotel in the West End is following up the unveiling earlier this year of its $27 million renovation with a new urban courtyard garden that opened in April. At the 2401 M St. NW hotel, a cherry...
D.C. residents may find relief from the arduous and never-ending laundry routine now that the Cleanly app is expanding its presence in the area. Cleanly, co-founded by current CEO Tom Harari, is a laundry and dry-cleaning app that offers door-to-door,...
A new taqueria is opening this week in Petworth, serving house-made Mexican dishes and drinks in a modern casual setting at 821 Upshur St. NW. Taqueria del Barrio is the first brick-and-mortar concept from chef Anna Bran-Leis, who operates the...
The rapidly expanding Shaw neighborhood is now home to a Baja-Mexican bar owned by a resident of the neighborhood. Cortez, at 1905 9th St. NW, opened March 16 and features light Mexican fare with an alcohol selection that includes more...
Amazon plans to open a brick-and-mortar bookstore in Georgetown on a block that once housed the city’s largest Barnes & Noble location. The e-commerce giant has leased 10,000 square feet of space in the building at 3040 M St. NW,...
A new TV series showcasing the average diner’s perspective on local D.C. restaurants will be hosted by Rose Previte, owner of the renowned U Street area restaurant Compass Rose. Each episode of “Check, Please!” — which premieres this fall on...
Columbia Heights-based Patrick’s Pet Care is preparing to open another location in Brookland, which will provide day care, overnight boarding and obedience training for dogs weighing at least 35 pounds. The new location, at 3509 12th St. NE, is set...
All-Purpose Pizzeria in Shaw will serve brunch with an Italian-American twist every Sunday beginning April 9. The restaurant at 1250 9th St. NW, across the street from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, opened last year for lunch and dinner....
The Michelin-starred Blue Duck Tavern has selected Daniel Hoefler as its new chef de cuisine, according to a news release. Hoefler has worked for 16 years in restaurants throughout Berlin, Dubai and Chicago. At the Blue Duck Tavern, located in...
The “Spring Days of Design” will take place in Georgetown from Thursday, May 4, through Saturday, May 6, featuring events like new collection launches, trunk shows and design consultations, in addition to special discounts. Hosting the three-day celebration is the...

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