What’s happening in the District this week!
- This week is DC Cocktail Week! Head to the website the website to see all the good deals, new drinks, and cool places to visit.
- At WW…we’re fans of She’s the Man AND Shakespeare (which, hello She’s the Man is an adaptation of Twelfth Night). Catch the play that inspired Amanda Bynes’ most pivotal role beginning Tuesday, Nov 14th at the Shakespeare Theatre Company.
- Did you know that National Museum of American History had a brewing historian? Wednesday Nov 15th, explore the history of beer and brewing in America and discuss the Smithsonian’s work (and sample some awesome beer). Check it out.
- A new shared, co-working space Cove is opening the 15th…and kicking it off with a party in Dupont. Learn more here.
- Thursday Nov 16th, DC’s best and brightest chefs will compete in an all-star showcase that directly benefits DC Central Kitchen. Get all the details here.
- 5,000 oysters were consumed at last year’s Old Ebbitt Oyster Riot and this Friday….they’re looking to break that record. Did we mention it’s all you can eat?
- Saturday Nov 18th, Making Room: Housing for a Changing America at the National Building museum. The Open House—a flexible, 1,000-square-foot home designed for the exhibition by architect Pierluigi Colombo – which features a hyper-efficient layout that you’ll need to see.
Check out these events before they’re gone!
- This isn’t your typical “closing soon” update…but The National Park Service has proposed a ban on all sporting and recreational activity along the National Mall from 3rd – 17th Streets. Check out Popville’s coverage here.
- We didn’t get much of a notice…but the DCist is closed. However, some of the archives are still up – read any articles that were on your to-read list before they’re gone.
News around the District…
Some buzz we think you might want to know!
- EaterDC just came out with a seriously cool list that means a lot to us at WW…12 DC Restaurants that crush dessert.
- A woodsy cocktail bar, with no name, just landed in Shaw. Learn more about it here.
- Thrillist DC wants you to shop local – check out their favorite DC stores that you should be supporting. Lots of our favorites, like Tabletop, made the list!