PoP Weekend Picks


PoP Monthly Clean Up this Sat. 10am outside Columbia Heights Coffee (11th b/w Monroe and Park).


“Starting May 30th and every Saturday during the summer BYT will be hosting its very special SUMMER CAMP Party series at the Capitol Skyline Hotel pool.

Relaxing in the sun, camp games and crafts, special (music and other) guests, $10 day pass (from noon till 11pm-swimming is ALLOWED AND ENCOURAGED), drink and food and room specials, metro accessible, inflatable EVERYTHINGS and more.”

And More Weekend Events at Capitol Skyline Hotel:

“Capitol Skyline Hotel ( invites you to slip into something more comfortable – a Muu Muu, sarong, some Surfer-dude board shorts — and spend summertime poolside.

This classic hotel, designed by Morris Lapidus (architect of the Fontainebleau in Miami) has turned a corner. A wet, glistening, chlorinated corner. It’s called The Capitol Skyline Pool. Inspired by a city that’s exploding with style, yet starving for some edge, we’ve transformed the grand, glorious Miami-Beach-like pool into an Oasis of “anything goes.”

There’s something for everyone. From affordable, unfussy parties for singles, swim-freaks, music-geeks and stylistas to Spike’d Sundays (a daytime grillfest with Spike Mendelsohn, of Good Stuff Eatery and Top Chef).

All drinks, all summer, are $5 or less. Capitol Skyline is located at: 10th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20024, just a couple of blocks from the new baseball stadium and minutes from the Navy Yard Metro. Below is our summertime line-up.

Aqua: The Weekly Wet Happy Hour hosted by and Lindy Promotions
-A see-and-be-scene party for DC¹s young professionals, ideal for social networking and end-of-the-week unwinding.
-Opening week is $5 if guest list’ed ( OR $10 at door.

BYT’s Summer Camp hosted by
-For anyone that loves sneaking into the girls cabin, sneaking into the boys cabin, and skinny-dipping in the lake.
-$10 at the door, drink specials, music and games.

Spike’d Sundays hosted by Chef Spike Mendelsohn of Good Stuff Eatery and Top Chef
-Calling all those who believe life doesn’t get better than a burger, a beer and pooldeck of bikinis. Beach balls, rubber duckies, bad language and BBQ throw-downs welcomed and encouraged.
-$10/door (includes free burger). DJ BUTTER spinning.”

More including “5 chefs, 5 pigs, and 5 winemakers” after the jump.

Come celebrate this magical animal with COCHON 555. The premiere swine and wine showcase of 5 chefs, 5 pigs and 5 winemakers in a friendly competition for a cause. This is the biggest pigfest in the United States and it happens this Sunday at 5pm in DC! The special price is $80 when you pre-purchase your tickets online RSVP here.

If you love pig, please take a moment on this beautiful day to send this message to one, two or even all of your friends.

Main event Featuring:
Five Pigs from Eco-Friendly prepared by:
Brian McBride, Blue Duck Tavern
RJ Cooper, Vidalia
Nicholas Stefanelli, Mio
Jamie Leeds, Commonwealth Gastropub
John Manolatos, Cashion’s Eat Place

Patz & Hall
Miner Family Vineyards
Arcadian Winery
Pax Winery
Bonny Doon Vineyeards

VIP Chef: Vaughn Skaggs, Market Salamander
VIP Cheese: Cowgirl Creamery
VIP Wine: Patz & Hall
and Taste Network

– Pig breakdown demonstration and Raffle by Trey Massey:
– Swine’n’Sweets
– Snack on Chicharrones by 4505 Meats
– Winner determined by 49% judge’s vote and 51% audience vote
– Winner crowned “Prince of Porc”…one of ten across the U.S.

VIP Room featuring:
– Libations by Domaine de Canton
– Cheese Installation by Cowgirl Creamery
– Artisan wine & cheese pairings by our VIP Team
– Starts 3:30pm, price $175

WHEN: Sunday, May 31st, 5:00 p.m. (Price $80)
VIP Reception 3:30 p.m. (space still available at $175)

WHERE: Mandarin Oriental Washington DC –
1330 Maryland SW, WDC 20024 website here

Event raising awareness for ICompassion, an organization that works to reduce the number of individuals who die from kidney disease each year through providing support with a national live donor registry.


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