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This Week in D.C.: June 15-21

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Now is the time of summer that Bitches’ minds wander to the beach. Although your packed schedule may not allow you to head to the shore, that doesn’t mean your social agenda needs to take a hit. To ease the pain of not sunning yourself by the sea, check out this list of home-grown happenings.

Be sure to plan on treating yourself to a polish and pizza next week. We’re hosting an event at our favorite grooming go-to, nailsaloon, with bites from &pizza. The event is at 6 p.m. on June 23rd at 1508 14th Street N.W., Washington, D.C. Tickets are available for $30 here.




Just because you find yourself across the river doesn’t mean you should be deprived of a proper city delicatessen. Our go-to for New York-inspired deli eats, DGS, is opening in Mosaic District, bringing traditional dishes along with riffs on the classics. We worked off our out-of-town meal at the many fabulous shops, which recently featured our favorite vendors, including Mallory Shelter and Sophie Blake. DGS Delicatessen is located at 2985 District Avenue #115, Fairfax, Virginia.

If you can’t make it to Virginia, head to the Marriot Marquis for the 25th anniversary of Chef’s Best Dinner and Auction. Guests will have the chance to sample fare from area toques including Jessie Miller of Bar Pilar and Cafe St. Ex, Andrew Beuchert of Beuchert’s Saloon, and Coleen Conrad of Pearl Dive Oyster Palace. Tickets to the event, benefiting Food & Friends, are available for $125 at the door at 6:30 p.m. The Marriot Marquis is located at 901 Massachusetts Avenue N.W., Washington, D.C.


Summertime means a host of fabulous events where Bitches need to look their best. No need to dig through the depths of your closet searching for the perfect outfit thanks to the Georgetown outpost of Rent the Runway. Take the stress out of outfit planning for your next warm weather event by making an appointment to be expertly styled and all that is left is to impress your guests. Rent the Runway is located at 3336 M Street N.W., Washington, D.C. (202) 774-5380.

Bitches know there is nothing better than giving back. Head out for a cause to the 7th Annual Newsbash, featuring 19 of our favorite area anchorwomen. The benefit, where pink cocktail attire is politely encouraged (like we need to be) will benefit local charity the Prevent Cancer Foundation, focused on the prevention and detection of breast cancer. The event takes place at the Warner Building, located at 1299 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W., Washington, D.C.



Any Washingtonian worth their salt will be celebrating the best the city has to offer at the Washingtonian Best of Washington party. The event will be serving up food from 75 of the city’s top restaurants, all in the name of the Leukemia & Lymphoma foundation. Tickets are available for $125 here. The Best of Washington is taking place at the National Building Museum, 401 F Street N.W., Washington, D.C.


Reconnect with the classic story Arsenic and Old Lace, taking the stage at The Dumbarton House. The Joseph Kesselring hit will be lights up this week, benefiting the Dumbarton House and Courage for Kids. Tickets are are $12 advance available here and $15 at the door. The Dumbarton House is located at 2715 Q Street N.W., Washington, D.C.


Head back to the dinosaur age with Jurassic Park, showing at the next installment of Union Market’s drive-in movie series. Re-live the childhood favorite while feasting on  all of the food hall’s irresistible purveyors. Tickets for drivers are $10 here and free for pedestrians.


Bitches know the top 3 “B’s”: beer, bourbon, and barbecue. Luckily, we can score all three at National Harbor’s Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ festival. The party features live music, cooking demonstrations, and, of course all the cue’, cocktails, and cordials you can imagine. Tickets are available for $59 here and $70 on-site.


No matter how a big a Bitch gets for her britches, she will always be daddy’s little girl. Celebrate the number one man in your life by treating him to brunch around town. D.C. restaurants are offering special Father’s Day menus including Lavagna, City Tap House, and The Pig.

Lavagna Brunch


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