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A Taste of Miami at DNV Rooftop Pool Bar in Washington, DC

April 28, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – At first glance, Miami and Washington, DC couldn’t be more different cities. Miami’s focus is on the beach, whereas DC’s focus is on The Beltway. Miami’s swaying palm trees are symbols of tropical relaxation; DC’s iconic Japanese cherry trees are emblems of international diplomacy. Miami nightlife… (more)
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Clubbing Paradise at Eden in Washington, DC

April 5, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – A jungle theme. Neon strobe lights. Thumping house music DJs. Sparkler-lit champagne bottles. Drop-ins by Drake and members of the Wu Tang Clan. Sounds like you must be smack in the middle of a hot South Beach nightclub in Miami, right? Nope, you’re actually at Eden,… (more)
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We’re Game at H Street Country Club in Washington, DC

March 14, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Country clubs are often rarefied suburban spaces, known for their exclusivity and formal conservativeness. DC‘s H Street, on the other hand, is the terra firma of the urban anti-establishment, littered as it is with edgy music venues and hip bars that have risen from the ruins… (more)
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Rock Your World at Tattoo Bar in Washington, DC

March 3, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Remember “glam metal”? The rock music phenomenon of the 1980s juxtaposed a gritty masculine aesthetic (leather, tattoos, motorcycle gear) with slick packaging (big hair, rhinestones, heavy makeup). That combo of edgy and polished we found so delicious in bands like Poison and Mötley Crüe is enjoying… (more)
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The Hill Gets Happy at Trusty’s in Washington, DC

February 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Capitol Hill has long been enamored of the happy hour, that golden time at the end of the work day when ties get loosened and snacks and libations take the edge off partisan stress. Yet happy hours in the immediate neighborhood tend to be of the… (more)
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Matchmaking Over Mojitos at Chi-Cha Lounge in Washington, DC

January 31, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Whether it’s a nosy grandmother or scheming friend, we’ve all been the object of a self-professed matchmaker’s machinations. It’s fairly easy to beg off when Grandma wants you to have dinner with that nice fellow who does her taxes, or your co-worker insists the guy in… (more)
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A Stellar Post-Collegiate Scene at Comet Ping Pong in Washington, DC

January 14, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Most post-grads would agree that since graduation and the days of frat houses and beer pong, social events in the professional world look and feel remarkably different. Nevertheless, it’s still possible to find a sophisticated version of the collegiate party scene in Washington, DC at places… (more)
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Bowl in the Fast Lane at Lucky Strike in Washington, DC

January 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – There are some things that retain their charms forever. There are some, on the other hand, that lose a certain amount of magnetism as they—or we—age. Sweet and innocent in a 1950s or high-school-date kind of way, bowling may be one item we’d gently prescribe to… (more)
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Locals Light Up the Room at Red Derby in Washington, DC

December 14, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, US – With dangling filament bulbs and white fairy lights illuminating its crimson barroom, Red Derby at first glance seems like something from a Toulouse-Lautrec portrait or fuzzy dream of a can-can club. This is not Montmartre but rather Washington, DC‘s Columbia Heights, and the softly lit crowd… (more)
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Chill with the Cool Kids at American Ice Co. in Washington, DC

December 8, 2013

Washington, DC, USA – While DC is home to a number of hot clubs, sometimes all we want is to chill out with our friends at an unpretentious bar to shoot the breeze. American Ice Co. is a refreshing alternative to the many sceney nightspots in the U Street/Shaw area,… (more)
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