From a press release:
“Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG), founded by restaurateur and industry leader Danny Meyer whose portfolio features some of New York’s most beloved restaurants, bars, and cafes, has announced Anchovy Social, the accompanying rooftop bar set to open atop the forthcoming Thompson Washington D.C. hotel at The Yards. The bar will open this winter in tandem with Roman-style seafood restaurant Maialino Mare, USHG’s first foray into fine dining outside of New York.
In line with Maialino Mare’s Italian concept, Anchovy Social’s beverage menu will highlight classic cocktails such as Aperol Spritz, with innovative and seasonal takes on favorites such as the Seadog (tequila, grapefruit soda, Old Bay salt) and the Juice Box (vodka, cranberry shrub, Vermouth di Torino, rosemary). Additionally, large format cocktails that serve up to four will be offered seasonally, while regional beers will be available bottled and on tap.
Snacks and bites are the focus on the food menu, which will showcase the best of local seafood and fun twists on Italian antipasti. Guests can choose from Potato Chips Cacio Pepe to dips and tins of Smoked Trout and Anchovy and Stracchino, to name a few. Seafood Towers, shareable plates like Clams Casino, heartier plates and sliders such as the Porchetta Melt, satisfy all appetites.
“You don’t need to love anchovies to love Anchovy Social.” said Danny Meyer, Founder and CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group. “It’s our first destination DC bar with striking waterfront views, classic cocktails, and satisfying bites of food. We’re thrilled to introduce Anchovy Social to a city that enjoys la dolce vita as much as we do.”
The8,000squarefootrooftopbar,featuring sliding floor to ceiling windows, sits at op the 12th floor of the hotel and offers unprecedented 360-degree views of the city and waterfront. The bar’s indoor/outdoor space will have live music and DJ sets throughout the week making it a true year-round destination.
The Thompson Washington D.C. will be located at the corner of Tingey and Third Streets SE, with Anchovy Social open seven days a week: M-Thurs – 4PM-12PM; Fri- 4PM-1AM; Saturday 11AM – 1AM; Sunday 11-10PM.”
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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
Come solve a crime that took place in Takoma Park 130 years ago!
HouseMouse Books and Vintage is excited to announce the debut of Escape the Bookshop II, our new limited-run escape room experience. Escape the Bookshop II is a unique group puzzle game that is based on a real crime that took place in Takoma Park around 130 years ago. It is designed and created by HouseMouse to be played in our atmospheric little bookshop. This is not your typical corporate escape room and makes for a memorable evening out with friends or family!
Bookings are now open for game dates in January through April 2024. The game generally takes place Wednesday through Saturday at 8 PM but special arrangements can be made upon request. It is designed to be played by a group of 3 to 6 people (ages 16+) and lasts for one hour. No prior escape room experience is needed to enjoy the game.
Four talented storytellers. Four unbelievable stories. Three are true. One is false. Can you spot the liar? Listen. Laugh. Interrogate. Vote. And then brace yourself for the shocking truth!
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