Weddings will certainly not go out of style in 2017, but there will be new trends in the matrimonial industry to look out for. Experts at George Street Photo & Video project that 2017 will be the year of the wedding hashtag.
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It’s no coincidence that former President Barack Obama, Ivanka Trump and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos chose the hilltop neighborhood northwest of Dupont Circle. Kalorama — which means “beautiful view” in Greek — has been ranked as one of the wealthiest residential communities in the United States.
MGM National Harbor’s Ginger, located on the promenade level of MGM, Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Korean and Japanese cuisine are melded into amazing culinary enterprises by executive chef Andy Lau and his team.
Remember, we’ve all got to get through the holiday somehow. And as with every other time of the year, alcohol invariably makes it, if not all better, certainly more tolerable. For amateur oenophiles and serious wine drinkers alike, here are some bottles to keep your eyes open for as the holidays transition us into 2017.
Luxury haircutter Cristophe salon has unveiled a classy new look for its District location in Northwest. The District location — one of four in the company’s profile — has been patronized by the likes of the Clintons and other politicos for decades. The founder himself will even be on hand Wednesday evening as the business celebrates its grand reopening.
The holidays call for drinking, but then what doesn’t these days. Many vintners are unearthing special holiday-related deals that will help lubricate family gatherings as 2016 winds down — and thus help those verboten discussions about politics and religion, if not go smoother, at least hopefully be sooner forgotten.
One typically thinks of cheese being paired with wine, but Northern California artisan goat cheese maker Cypress Grove, who recently held court at Great American Beer Festival, is enriching the lives of beer enthusiasts with its recommendation for pairing some of its products with certain of the more popular kinds of craft beers.
Seven decades in business certainly calls for celebration. For the platinum anniversary of InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, the ritzy hospitality brand’s District outpost has unveiled its “Taste of InterContinental” experience, a five-course meal being offered at the Willard InterContinental, located along the busy Pennsylvania Ave. corridor in Northwest — not far from the White House.