Photo by Nick Karlin
From an email:
“With restaurants hit hard during the pandemic there’s never been a better time to shop small and local this holiday season. This year the Columbia Room, Washington, D.C.’s award-winning cocktail bar in Blagden Alley, offers holiday gift sets ideal for the home mixologist in your life.
Give the gift of cocktails with a choice between an Old Fashioned, Martini or Amero kit complete with the necessary ingredients and tools, as well as a recipe card with detailed directions. Each kit includes the following:
- Old Fashioned ($100) – 750ml bottle Old Overholt Bottle in Bond Rye Whiskey, rich simple syrup, aromatic bitters, lemon, signed copy of Spirits, Sugar, Water, Bitters: How the Cocktail Conquered the World by Columbia Room owner Derek Brown, and recipe card
- Martini ($100) – 750ml bottle Plymouth Gin, Dolin Dry Vermouth, orange bitters, lemon, bar spoon, julep strainer, jigger, and recipe card
- Amero ($100) – 750ml bottle Del Maguey Vida Mezcal, 10oz bottle reposado tequila, 10oz bottle chai maple, 1oz bottle of Amero cocktail bitters, coptias (clay mezcal tasting cups), and recipe card
Gift sets are now available for pick up or local delivery on Tock, under “The Gift of Columbia Room”. And for those who prefer to have their cocktails made for them, the Columbia Room also offers gift cards, available for purchase online.”
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Dreaming of small-town charm with big-city convenience? Look no further than 7156 Main St in Clifton, Virginia! Nestled just 30 miles from the heart of Washington D.C., this picturesque property offers the best of both worlds.
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city to find tranquility in this quaint, historic town. With its tree-lined streets and friendly community atmosphere, Clifton is the perfect place to call home. Yet, with its close proximity to the nation’s capital, you’ll never be far from the excitement and opportunities of urban living.
Imagine weekends exploring local shops, dining at charming cafes, and enjoying outdoor adventures in nearby parks. Then, commute to D.C. for work or play, soaking in all the culture, entertainment, and career opportunities the city has to offer.
Want to get a head start on your spring cleaning? Use Well-Paid Maids, the DC area’s only certified living-wage home cleaning service. Well-Paid Maids pays all of its staff at least $24 per hour and provides a full benefits package including:
• Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
• 100% employer-paid commuting costs
The 2024 DC Environmental Film Festival begins Thursday, March 21, at 7pm with the US Premiere screening of ANTARCTICA CALLING from Academy Award-winning director Luc Jacquet.
The Festival will continue through Saturday, March 30, offering dozens of screenings at venues