A new facial and esthetics spa opened in Georgetown late last month. Georgetown Allure, located at 3288 M St. NW, is a 2,800-square-foot spa with attached retail space, according to a news release. The spa includes a consultation room and...
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,...
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...
A coalition representing most D.C. farmers markets has been awarded a $250,000 federal grant to provide support for low-income customers. According to a news release, the money will be used to double the purchasing power of SNAP recipients who buy...
Various Northwest eateries recently won recognition in the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s 35th annual RAMMY Awards. The recipients in 21 categories were chosen by public voting and an anonymous panel of volunteer judges, made up of food journalists, educators and...
The District’s first independently owned, all-natural beauty and wellness shop will celebrate the opening of its Georgetown store on Thursday, according to a news release. Take Care: For Self & Sanctuary, located at 1338 Wisconsin Ave. NW, will hold a...
“Top Chef” star Brian Hill is bringing his talent for cooking back to his hometown, with Chef Brian’s Comfort Kitchen due to open Thursday. Located downtown in the Golden Triangle, the restaurant will offer classic American cuisine with Caribbean...
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...
The Italian gourmet shop Via Umbria in Georgetown has hired Liam LaCivita as its new executive chef. LaCivita closed Bar Civita, his Italian restaurant in Woodley Park, at the end of July to assume the new position. “Via Umbria’s owners,...
The Massage Envy chain opened its first D.C. franchise location last month in Tenleytown, in a 3,000-square-foot space at 4926 Wisconsin Ave. NW. The Arizona-based franchise network is the largest employer of massage therapists and estheticians in the U.S., with...

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