Becky Borlan Bricks Arts in Foggy Bottom Outdoor Sculpture Biennial. Photo by Kate Warren

From a press release:

“Arts in Foggy Bottom, Washington’s award-winning public art program, will present Turf and Terrain, the 2016 Arts in Foggy Bottom Outdoor Sculpture Biennial, from Saturday, May 14 through Saturday, October 22. The exhibition, selected by Washington-based curator Danielle O’Steen, will feature 13 contemporary sculptures, new media installations, and performances by 14 local, regional, and international artists. All works will be displayed in front of private homes throughout the Foggy Bottom Historic District between 24th and 26th Streets NW, and H and K Streets NW (located near the Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro stop). The five-month exhibition is free and open to the public. (more…)

2201 I Street, NW

From Whole Foods:

“Whole Foods Market announces an exclusive partnership with Erik Bruner-Yang. The ongoing collaboration launches with Bruner-Yang’s newest venue Paper Horse at the Foggy Bottom Whole Foods Market location.

“We are constantly striving to elevate the food experience we can bring our customers,” said Julia Obici, vice president of purchasing for Whole Foods Market in the Mid-Atlantic Region. “We are very proud to partner with Erik Bruner-Yang to offer his extraordinary food made with the highest quality ingredients that meet Whole Foods Market standards.”

Paper Horse’s initial menu includes two new broth-based noodle dishes: (more…)

915 Hughes Mews Northwest

This rental is located at 915 Hughes Mews, Northwest. The listing says:

“Rent in Foggy Bottom’s Historic District! Original hardwood floors gleam throughout the space. Updated kitchen reveals new SS appliances, complimented by granite counter tops. Ample closet space on both levels. Washer/dryer combo for your convenience. Enjoy the private enclosed back patio. Close to GW, Rock Creek Parkway, and Pennsylvania Ave.”


You can see more photos here.

This 2 bed/1 bath is going for $2,500/Mo.

courtesy @StateDeptOES

From a press release:

“The event [Wildlife Spotlight @State] will conclude with – a first for the State Department – projected images of wildlife, including many threatened species, on the Harry S. Truman building’s C Street façade. The visual event is in partnership with Discovery Communications, Vulcan Productions, and the documentary film Racing Extinction. The goal is to raise awareness of, and spur action on the global threat of wildlife trafficking. Members of the public are able to view the projection show starting at 6:20 p.m. at 22nd Street [between C Street and Constitution] in front of the State Department.”


Hipchickindc (aka Suzanne Des Marais) is a licensed real estate broker. She is an associate broker with Bediz Group, LLC at Keller Williams Capital Properties . Unless specifically noted, neither she nor the company that she is affiliated with represented any of the parties or were directly involved in the transaction reported below. Unless otherwise noted, the source of information is Metropolitan Regional Information Systems (MRIS), which is the local multiple listing system and/or Real Estate Business Intelligence (RBI), a subsidiary of MRIS. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Featured Property: 2514 I St NW
Legal Subdivision: Foggy Bottom
Advertised Subdivision per Listing: Foggy Bottom
Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2.5 Parking: Garage Basement: No
Ownership: Fee simple Lot Square Footage: 1768
Square Footage per listing: 2300
Original List Price: $1,375,000.
List Price at Contract: $1,299,000.
List Date: 11/18/2015
Days on Market: 51
Settled Sales Price: $1,280,000.
Seller Subsidy: $2500.
Settlement Date: 02/08/2016
Transaction type: Standard

Original GDoN post is: here.

The original listing can be seen here: here.

Deceivingly small from the front view, this row home in Foggy Bottom includes a significant addition, as well as a deep yard, and garage parking. Residential property in this area essentially surrounds The George Washington University. Amenities include Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s, easy access to Metro, and The Kennedy Center. (more…)


John Oliver
JUST ADDED! Wed., August 24 at 7 & 9:30 p.m.
SOLD OUT! Thu., August 25 at 7 & 9:30 PM
SOLD OUT! Fri., August 26 at 7 & 9:30 PM
SOLD OUT! Sat., August 27 at 7 & 9:30 PM

On sale, Friday, February 26 at 10 a.m.

The Kennedy Center presents Emmy® and Writers Guild Award–winning comedian and writer John Oliver performing his stand-up show in the Concert Hall. From 2006 to 2013, John was a correspondent and guest host on the multi-award-winning The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. His HBO show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, presents a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events.

There is a ticket limit of six (6) seats for this event.

Tickets also available by phone or in person at the Kennedy Center Box Office.
(202) 467-4600 | Toll-free (800) 444-1324″