by Prince Of Petworth April 17, 2019 at 3:30 pm 0


75 District Square, SW. 12 Stories opens at the top of the InterContinental Hotel at The Wharf. Photo by Anna Meyer.

From a press release:

“Today, Gerber Group officially launches 12 Stories, the brand’s first D.C. property (75 District Square SW, 12th floor) located at the top of The InterContinental Hotel in the city’s new billion-dollar residential and retail development, The Wharf.

Designed by SLDesign, the new penthouse bar is a sexy, modern addition to The Wharf landscape, boasting a nearly 360-degree view of The Potomac and the Washington skyline.


Photo by Anna Meyer

12 Stories features modern artwork by Paige Smith, industrial-chic design touches like concrete flooring, wired pendulum lighting, velvet, marble, leather and wood furniture and an expansive 26-foot NanaWall, opening up onto an outdoor terrace. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth April 16, 2019 at 9:55 am 0


courtesy Colada Shop

From a press release:

“The team at Colada Shop is proud to announce the opening of Colada Shop in the District Wharf, a concept that has captured the hearts of Washingtonians by blending together the contemporary lifestyles of the city with the Cuban traditions of starting and ending the day. Paying homage to this Caribbean way of doing coffee, food, cocktails and social lifestyle, Colada Shop is a casual café and eatery where guests come for the quality of offerings and the unmatched hospitality. The third location of Colada Shop will open in the Fall of 2019, at 10 Pearl Street SW, Washington, D.C. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 18, 2019 at 4:00 pm 0


inside 75 District Square, SW 12th Floor courtesy 12 Stories

From a press release:

“Gerber Group will officially open its first D.C. property when 12 Stories, the newest bar in the hospitality brand’s extensive portfolio, launches at The Wharf in late April.

Boasting stunning panoramic views of both The Potomac and iconic Washington monuments and landmarks, 12 Stories is an urban haven located on the top floor of The Intercontinental Hotel.

The 3,500-square-foot space features industrial-chic design touches such as concrete flooring, wired pendulum lighting and velvet, marble, leather and wood furniture. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 6, 2019 at 4:00 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Victoria Pickering

From a press release:

“We’re bringing the luck of the Irish to the waterfront with our Ireland on The Wharf festival! Celebrate the beauty and tradition of the Emerald Isle with bagpipers, live music, dance performances and a beer garden on District Pier. Sip a pint and enjoy all the fun of a true Irish festival. All ages welcome, must be 21+ to consume alcohol. Slainte! (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 22, 2019 at 11:45 am 0


inside 751 Wharf Street, SW via Kaliwa

From a press release:

“Fans of Restaurant Eve may remember the Old Town Alexandria restaurant’s popular Lickity Split Lunch as being one of the one of the best deals in town. Now, Chef Cathal Armstrong’s Southeast Asian hotspot on the Wharf, Kaliwa, has launched a new lunch special, the “Masaya” Lunch Box, a compartmental lunch box packed for adults.

Box compartments will change often, with diners able to sample dishes from Thailand, Korea, and the Philippines. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 13, 2019 at 3:55 pm 0

From a press release:

“Competitors wanted! If you like winter and you love to play games, here’s your chance to participate in the first annual Wharf Winter Games. You can compete in multiple disciplines, from pin the tail on the Husky to corn hole, and curling, no pre-sign up needed! Wharfarod “dog” sled races (don’t worry, it doesn’t involve any actual dogs) start at 3:00 PM. Participants will sled and try to get as many pieces of gold during this race. ​Sign up is required and will be available at the DJ table at 2:00 PM. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 7, 2019 at 3:30 pm 0


corner of Maine Avenue and 9th Street SW

From a press release:

Shop Made in DC, the first brick and mortar store stocked exclusively with DC brands, will open a second location at The Wharf in Southwest D.C. on February 12th. Located at the corner of Maine Avenue and 9th Street SW, the second Shop Made in DC will be exclusively retail-focused, [Ed. Note: no cafe]with established, independent DC-based brands such as Bailiwick and Cherry Blossom Creative along with newcomers like Annie Margot and Sharlaine Anapu Jewelry.

The 1,400 square-foot retail shop features an industrial aesthetic with a mural by local artist Meg Biram, along with a plant canopy installation by Jungle & Loom. Curated by Stacey Price of People Make Place, Shop Made in DC’s second location will continue its mission of low-entry to marketplace for DC creatives to sell their goods and increase visibility of their brands while stimulating the local economy. (more…)

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