Thanks to a reader for sending an opening date update on the Saks Off 5th coming to the former ESPN Zone – Thursday, September 22nd!
11th and E Street, NW
From a press release:
“Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new location in the heart of Washington, D.C. at District Center, in the historical Thurman Arnold Building, on Thursday, September 22. The 33,000 square foot, two level store located at 555 12th St. NW will offer shoppers a compelling lineup of more than 800 sought-after brands and an ever-evolving selection of luxury designer fashion – all at up to 70% off.
“We’re thrilled to open in the nation’s capital and bring our ‘thrill-of-the-hunt’ experience to D.C. shoppers,” commented Jonathan Greller, President, Saks OFF 5TH and Gilt. “We believe strongly in this market – this opening comes on the heels of our new Fairfax and Springfield, VA locations, and we have two additional stores in the region opening next month.”
With new arrivals delivered to the store nearly every day, customers will discover fresh finds, including one-of-a-kind designer items, during every visit.
To celebrate the occasion, the first 200 shoppers to arrive at the grand opening on Thursday, September 22 will receive a sweet treat that may contain a golden ticket. Winners can exchange the golden ticket for a $100 Saks OFF 5TH gift card. For additional OFF 5TH shopping benefits, customers may sign up for the More! program on saksoff5th.com.
WHO: Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH
WHAT: A brand new 33,000 sq. ft. Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH store stocked with more than 800 fashion brands for men, women and kids.
WHERE: District Center, 555 12th St. NW, Washington, D.C.
WHEN: Thursday, September 22
Doors Open at 10 AM
Regular store hours:
Monday – Thursday: 10am – 9pm; Friday – Saturday 9am – 9pm; Sunday: 11am – 7pm”
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At Generation Hope, we’re dedicated to supporting teen parents in college as they work toward earning their degrees. We are in need of caring child care volunteers for upcoming events on Saturday, October 21st (in Washington, DC), and Saturday, November 4th (in Arlington, VA). Join our growing volunteer community and support us at an event this fall!
At all of our events, we provide free onsite child care for the children of the teen parents we serve, creating a nurturing environment for the kiddos while their parents learn valuable life skills and build community.
If you enjoy working with children and are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, please visit https://www.generationhope.org/volunteer to learn more.
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