There’s many ways you can celebrate your birthday in DC, but if you like fashion, sweets, and discounts as much as we do, few things can beat Anthropologie’s birthday parties for its Anthro members.
This past Wednesday, Anthropologie on F Street held a party for Anthro members celebrating birthdays in September and October. Champagne, cupcakes, and macarons were provided along with a 15% discount on all merchandise. Anthropologie personal stylists were also on hand to assist attendees in finding new looks for fall.
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Momofuku. CityCenterDC. Prepare yourself. [Washingtonian]
Support your local business! Chris Cardi and Soap Clothing are hosting the Fresh Factory Two Pop-Up Shop beginning at 3 p.m. this Saturday at Smith Commons on H Street. Men’s wear, women’s wear, and accessories will be available for purchase. [Instagram]
Love beer? Then you’ll love the 6th Annual DC Beer Week. Tons of beer-related events and specials will be happening throughout the city – and you can even attend a BrewHaHa at Old Ebbitt Grill next Friday, August 22! [DC Beer Week]
It’s the final weeks of the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s Free Summer Saturdays. The promotion runs through August 30. Get there early!
Racked has a great guide to affordable, quality manicures in the district. [Racked DC]
Sad restaurant news from downtown: Malaysia Kopitiam is closing this Friday. [Eater DC]
Lots of great concerts coming up this weekend, including Boyz II Men (Friday at The Fillmore), Tori Amos (Saturday at DAR Constitution Hall), and Arcade Fire (Sunday at Verizon Center). As of this writing, tickets were still available for each show. [Pollstar]
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Brace yourself, Barracks Row! District Doughnut will be giving away doughnuts to the first 500 guests beginning at 6pm on Friday. You’ll probably need to get there early. [Twitter]
The fourth annual DC Zinefest happens this Saturday at St. Stephen’s Church in Columbia Heights. More than 50 zine makers, writers, and artists from around Washington, DC, and the United States will be showcasing their work. The event is free and runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. [DC Zinefest]
DC’s Summer Restaurant Week starts on Monday. This guide from Washingtonian will help you find the best restaurants for your buck. [Washingtonian]
DC’s Hugh & Crye has launched a Kickstarter to create the perfect fitted T-shirt for men. If the campaign is successful, the T-shirts will cost $20 (shipping included) and will be made in the U.S. [Kickstarter]
It’s a great weekend for big comedy in DC. Jerry Seinfeld performs at the Kennedy Center on Friday and Saturday and Jim Gaffigan performs at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap on Saturday in nearby Vienna, Virginia.
Three Fifty Bakery & Coffee Bar is now open at 17th and U St NW. [PoPville]
And, finally, one last sweet treat for your week: District Style favorite Baklava Couture is offering 15% of all online orders until August 31. [Baklava Couture]
It’s been 30 years since Prince’s Purple Rain. Celebrate the music and the movie this Saturday with DJ Dredd’s Purple Rain Anniversary Dance Party. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. [Black Cat]
Want to incorporate more local products into your beauty routine? This article is a great starting point. [Shop Around Blog]
Sauf Haus Bier Hall opens tomorrow above the Shake Shack near Dupont Circle. Bavarian beers will be available on draft for $8 a half liter. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can pay $35 for a two-liter glass boot – and keep it as a souvenir! [Zagat]
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that the Silver Line is opening this Saturday. The Post has a great guide to all the food and shopping you can now discover near its new stations. [Washington Post]
Beginning August 1, you’ll be able to have Dolcezza gelato shipped to anywhere in the continental U.S. Yum! [Dolcezza]
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