According to Twitter, it is #NationalBeerLoversDay!
We’re giving you a ~taste~ of some our favorite breweries and beer gardens!
Dacha’s outdoor beer garden carries a full menu of craft beers from Germany, Belgium and the U.S. They also offer ciders and spirits!
1600-1602 7th St, NW
This rooftop beer garden continuously updates their beer menu, working with the best local brewers in DC!
715 Florida Ave, NW
Atlas Brew Works
Eco-friendly beer anyone? Atlas Brew Works is a 100% solar-powered brewery! Reserve a tour of the brewery or head over to the Tap Room.
2052 West Virginia Ave, NE Suite 102
Hellbender Brewing Company
Kick back with a beer and board games at the Hellbender Brewing Company! Don’t miss out on a tour of the traditional brewing system!
5788 2nd St, NE
We're sad to see summer go, but we are looking forward to a three day weekend!
Soak in the last of the summer rays and paddle board or kayak along the Potomac! Transition into nighttime and bask in the stellar views of DC and head to a rooftop bar to cap off the weekend! For a colorful, mod experience head to the Beacon Bar & Grill in the Beacon Hotel. Our other favorite is the DNV Rooftop Lounge boasting cocktails, a sophisticated crowd and even a pool!
Yes sadly, the summer season is coming to end. However, we love the idea of bringing back warmer tones and a cozy atmosphere back into our homes! Check out some of our favorite pillows, throws and rugs to transition into the season!
Photos courtesy of: West Elm, Anthropologie, Houzz
Photos courtesy of West Elm, All Modern
Photos courtesy of Bed Bath & Beyond, Anthropolgie, Ashely Homestore
The National Harbor is celebrating Maryland’s infamous crab eats. This Saturday, head over to The Plateau for the Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival! Over 65,000 crabs will be available- yes, 65,000. There will also of course be craft beer and to top off the festival vibe, live music.
When: Saturday, August 19 from 12 - 9 PM
Where: The National Harbor,
165 Waterfront St
Oxon Hill, Maryland 20745
Taupe is a great neutral hue that’s not as harsh as white and not as dull as brown. Incorporating taupe has become the latest trend in home decor. It gives your home a warm, inviting feel and it’s the perfect blend of gray and brown. Check out some of our favorite taupe-colored pieces!
Place a stylish yet functional table lamp which includes a dimmer that can be used as a reading light while you're finishing that last chapter!
Drop a few of your favorite scented oils into a diffuser and transcend your mind into the ultimate state of relaxation.
Need to unleash your creative side? Come out for happy hour + painting hosted by Wine & Design! The event is hosted at the Smithsonian Postal Museum this Thursday, July 13.
Tickets are only $15, here!
Come join the melting pot and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Smithsonian Folk Festival! The annual festival celebrates international cultures and truly enhances your knowledge of diversity and multilingualism.
There is a variety of food vendors, performances and games. There is also the famous marketplace where you can purchase jewelry, clothing and art. A fun experience for adults and kids alike- circus performances will be held and there is even a night-time dance party!
Since it’s the 50th anniversary of the festival, there will be a special exhibition ‘50 Years/50 Objects.’ It honors cultural traditions with a curated collection of treasures and storied-objects.
Experience this truly exhilarating event with shares the importance of cultures from around the world!
Where: National Mall - between 7th & 12th Streets NW
When: June 29 - July 4, July 6-9
Winter has arrived! - thankfully without the actual frozen air. Drink Company’s latest pop-up bar features a Game of Thrones theme! Fans of the HBO series get to immerse themselves in the Seven Kingdoms, where different parts of the bar are inspired by the numerous realms in the show. The bar is surrounded with a smoke-breathing dragon sculpture, Hall of Faces and an Iron Throne. Sip on cocktails appropriately named, such as ‘Lady Marmont’ or ‘Dothraquiri’. To top it off, the soundtrack of the show will be playing in the background to truly set the Game of Thrones vibes. Patrons and staff alike even enhance their experience by coming in full armor or dressed as Khaleesi.
The pop-up bar is open until August 27 @ 1839-1843 7th Street NW.
DC’s newest art exhibition, ArTecHouse is the newest destination for a mesmerizing experience. Boasting 30 foot ceilings in a 15,000 square foot underground location, the exhibition combines the elements of art, tech and house. The projections interact with the visitors surrounding them; for example, if you move past one the installations, the images will move along with you. Enhance your senses and visit the innovative art scene!
Check out the website here & see what you have to look forward to!
Human trafficking in the United States is very much a reality, however there is not much information about how and where it happens. We do know that approximately 21 million victims are affected and we need to find support for the victims when they are rescued from these traumatic events.
Polaris Freedom Happens Now is an organization that determines to raise awareness of human trafficking and endorses efforts to end it. This Saturday June 24, Polaris is hosting a 5K run to raise funds for its organization.
When: June 24, 2017 - 8 AM - 10 AM
Where: Tyson’s Corner Center Plaza
Donate to the cause or register for the 5K here.
The Hirshhorn is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Yoko Ono’s ‘Wish Tree’ installation which allows museum-goers to contribute their wishes in Ono’s focus on peace. Starting June 17th through September 17th, Hirshhorn Museum will exhibit exclusive pieces of Yoko’s most legendary and emotive installations and performances. Be sure to check it out before September!
Dive into the creative minds of female artists and visit the National Museum of Women in the Arts. The museum is dedicated to celebrating a diverse range of women in the arts and designed to educate and engage viewers who advocate for women in the arts. The museum boasts over 1,000 different artists and a curated collection, with special exhibitions and events. The empowering nature of the exhibits give credit to female artists of all time periods and nationalities.
Click here to learn more and plan your visit.
Sophisticated American-French fare has come to DC in the form of a restaurant, Mirabelle. Just a few blocks from the White House, Mirabelle was #1 on the 2017 DC Spring Dining Guide. Chef Frank Ruta - who served as a chef to presidents past - is meticulous and understands fine cuisine to an expert level. Relax and indulge in a luxurious experience surrounded by brass lighting fixtures, leather seats and obviously classic, French delicacies. Mirabelle boasts phenomenal service and has already become a favorite among patrons. Whether you want to impress a business client or are on a romantic night out, Mirabelle is sure to be an astonishing experience.
Get your creativity fix and paint your own unique piece of artwork! Paint with an instructor or schedule a private event at Art Jamz. Sip on some cocktails, vibe with some tunes and just have fun with it!
Choose what you like & book here!
Art Jamz: 1728 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009
This Friday & Saturday at 7:30-11 PM, the National Building Museum is hosting the Savor & Grand Marketplace - a truly exhilarating beer experience. 86 craft breweries will be contributing to the event and complimenting hors d'oeuvres will be served to truly enhance your taste buds.
Make sure to get tickets before the event sells out!
Want to host a Memorial Day weekend barbecue, but don’t want to stress about the entire menu? Make it simple and turn it into a potluck! While your friends and family can provide side dishes, you can focus on grilling hamburgers and hot dogs.
An interesting idea to honor those who have served in the military, make place cards with information about the military services and historical wars.
Gather ‘round coffee lovers- upgrade your at home coffee experience and become your own barista! Take advantage of any unused counter space or repurpose an old bookshelf to create your personal coffee station. Add essentials- cinnamon, flavored syrups and K-cups. Place your sugar, creamers and instant coffee inside adorable canisters. Finally, customize your experience with unique mugs and hang a chalkboard with your favorite morning mantras!