Florida Ave between 8th and 9th Street, NW
Thanks to Cameron and Kristin for sending: “Another hit for small retail in DC. First Punch, then this.”
“This is a bittersweet email to write. After much thought, I’ve decided to close Violet. Our last day open will be October 20th and all sales will be final as of September 30th.
There are many reasons I’ve made this decision. Some personal. Some related to the business environment that retail, in particular small retail, will face over the next few years.
Our track record – consistently ranking for the past eight years as the highest rated women’s clothing store in Washington, DC on Yelp, winning Best Clothing Boutique in the Washington City Paper Best of Reader’s Poll six times, including this year, as well as winning Washingtonian, Washington Post Express and numerous other Best of awards – was because of the incredible support you have shown since we opened our doors in 2011.
While closing at this time is the right decision, what I will miss most of all is you. What made Violet so special was the community of incredible women who have shopped with us. The store has truly been a magical place for me and one that I will never forget. Nearly a decade ago I decided to open a small clothing store. Since then, you have all helped me make my dream come true.
Thank you for everything. I hope you can stop in and say hi before October 20th.
With much love and gratitude,
“Northern Lights cabanas in the garden” photo by Fredde Lieberman From Hook Hall (3400 Georgia Ave, NW): “The garden at Hook Hall, Georgia Avenue bar and event space, has been…
Thanks to Don for sending from Columbia Heights. ***If you spot a hawk, any interesting wildlife or celebrity skateboarder Tony Hawk, and get a good photo please send in an…
inside 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Thanks to Bob for sending: “The Andy’s pizza at Western Market is open!”
901 Monroe Street, NE “Dear PoPville, I’m wondering if you or your readers may have any updates on the development at 901 Monroe St NE in Brookland – or maybe…
You are cordially invited to the Washington Opera Society’s exclusive Christmas/Hannukah Party!
We are pleased to welcome our great opera stars to the company!
Juliette Di Bello, Manuela Tomasz Korossy, Kristin Sampson from the NY City Opera Company, and Kevin Short of the Metropolitan Opera.
Don’t miss this unique holiday concert of seasonal favorites and hit arias from the operatic repertoire sung by our cast of stellar singers. Maestro Benichou will bring his infectious energy as he leads the WOS Festival Ensemble in an evening sure to remember. Glad tidings!
You are cordially invited to the Embassy of Austria for a thrilling evening with Mozart. What a better way to spend Christmas and Hannukah! Our full orchestra and lead singers, some of whom sing at the Met, will appeal to teens as they begin their journey to the classics! We expect to be sold out soon…..
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Under the Gracious Patronage of H.E. Petra Schneebauer, Ambassador of Austria
Julien Benichou, Conductor
Kevin Short as Figaro
Manna K. Jones as Susanna
Stephen Powell as Count Almaviva
Laquita Mitchell as Contessa
Anna Kelly as Cherubino
Maggie Polglaze as Barbarina
John Gibney as Bartolo
Leah Heater as Marcellina
Christopher Jon Hartung as Antonio & Don Curzio
Narration provided by Robin Phillips
Embassy of Austria
3524 International Court NW
Washington, DC 20008
Doors Open/Cocktails 6:30 pm
Performance including Intermission 7:15 pm
Wine Reception with Heavy Hors d’oeuvres 9:15 to 10:30 pm
Box Seats $250
Orchestra Reserved $150
Seniors (over 65 years old) Unreserved $80 [sold out]
Students with ID $50
Join metrobar and the team at DC Beer for a taste of 12 holiday brews, all made in the DMV by your favorite local breweries! Your ticket gets you access to the afternoon tasting with 3oz pours of each of