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This Week in D.C.: January 25-31

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If you’re like me, then you’re getting a little sick of hearing about this snow storm. I’m from upstate New York, so I’m very used to the snow and I don’t understand why D.C. can’t handle a little frozen water. This isn’t our first snow storm, so it’s time to invest in some shovels and toboggans and embrace the snow flakes. We hope you were able to relax this weekend during #snowzilla and are ready for the events we have lined up for you this week!

Monday 

Start your week off on a healthy note and attend Lululemon’s weekly complementary Barre class from 7-8 p.m. Don’t forget to bring your own mat! 3265 M St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

If you’re more of a bar girl than a barre girl, then head to Bar Charley for their all night happy hour. You can get a Tiki Tap for just $5 or $6 for one of their “Classics” (I recommend the Jack Rose). 1825 18th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Whether you can’t wait for Valentine’s Day or loathe the singles-awareness holiday, meet us on February 13th at Lincoln for the pre-race brunch, followed by Cupid’s Undie Run, a silly, fun charity run that supports the Children’s Tumor Foundation. It’s more of a party than a serious, competitive race (it’s 1.5 miles) that benefits cancer research. So, register for Cupid’s Undie Run with the code “BWB” for 25% off and then make your reservation for the pre-race brunch at Lincoln on OpenTable. Brunch begins at 9:30 a.m. and then we head over to the race activities at 12 p.m.

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Tuesday

Vino, anyone? Head to Vinoteca tonight for a California themed wine tasting at 7 p.m. The class will feature between four to six wines, and is taught by the talented and tasteful wine director, Kate Chrisman. Accompanied with a plate of delicious bites assembled by executive chef, Lonnie Zoeller. The cost is $50 per person.

We have mixed feelings about Restaurant Week, but you should know that it’s taking place at these participating restaurants throughout the city, now through January 31. Make good choices.

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Wednesday

There’s lots to do tonight whether you’re in Tysons Corner, Bethesda, or Northwest.

The Frye Company is opening a store in Tysons Corner and they’re throwing a party to boot! (Get it?) They’re offering an exclusive opportunity to customize purchased pieces by leather craftsman, Alfred Stadler. The event takes place from 6p.m. until 8 p.m. RSVP here. 1961 Chain Bridge Road, Tysons Corner, VA.

If you love art and poetry, then we have the perfect event for you. Venture to Columbia Heights at 7 p.m. for gourmet ketchup samples from ‘Chups, paintings from Gisela Davico’s series “Onirico,” experimental tunes by The Red Fetish, poems from GW professor and the author of the collection The History of Anonymity Jennifer Chang, and nonfiction by George Mason MFA candidate Rajpreet HeirTickets are $20. Don’t forget to BYOB! 3551 16th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Thursday

I don’t know about you, but my favorite type of Thursday is Tequila Thursday at Tryst. Enjoy $6 Pepe Lopez Margaritas and ½ price Nachos from 7 p.m. until close. This week they’re featuring the guitar work of Christian Perez from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. 2459 18th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Friday

If you’re not brave enough for Mardi Gras in New Orleans, then you can attend the next best thing here in D.C. Art Soiree is hosting a Mardi Gras themed party with a live jazz band, art installations, Bourbon Street fare, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, and drinks. The event begins at 6 p.m. and is free, but individual RSVP is required. 7911 Westpark Dr., Tysons, VA.

The final installments of ANXO’s Cider Club residency at Colony Club will take place January 29th and February 12th. ANXO will be transforming the second floor of the cafe into an authentic San Sebastian Pintxos Bar. For a mere $20, the first 20 guests will enjoy unlimited self-serve pintxos and Basque cider pours during the first hour of the event. They also are introducing 25 new ciders! The best part about cider is that it’s made from apples which means it’s basically a fruit-so drink up! The event starts at 5:30 p.m. but make sure to get there early for the unlimited self-serve deal. 3118 Georgia Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.

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Saturday

We like our Saturdays to start at noon with mimosas and French toast. Check out some of our most recent favorite spots for some boozy brunches to kick-off your weekend:. True Food Kitchen, Glen’s Garden Market, and The Pub and the People.

Head over to DC Harvest for dinner to try the new “Chef’s Bread Basket”. It’s a rotational offering of fresh, sweet, and savory breads made by Arthur. This past weekend, they had Cheddar Biscuits, Lemon Flax Muffins, and Banana Pecan Bread paired with Honey Pear Butter. 517 H St. N.E., Washington, D.C.

Sunday

What’s better than bottomless mimosas? Bottomless mimosas and bagels, followed bygreat theatre! Bad Jews has been extended again by popular demand, and Studio Theatre is inviting all of you! Use special promo code MIMOSA to purchase your special discount tickets for the 2 p.m. matinee of Bad Jews and your ticket will automatically include a spot at our bagel brunch before the show. Join fellow Bitches and young professionals to mingle over bottomless bagels, lox, fruit, and mimosas and then take in “the funniest play of the year” (The Washington Post). Get your tickets here for $45. 1501 14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

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