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This Week in DC: July 18-24

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We are SO excited for Belgian Restaurant Week! Up next, there’s the 7 for 7 Dinner and Foute Party. When you’re not partying with Belgians, head to happy hours, Brew At The Zoo, and brunch.

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Y’all know the Bitches through a fab fête! Join us Tuesday, August 2 for the Midsummer Soiree on the Gibson patio. Your $35 ticket includes all the summer cocktails and rosé you can drink, a photobooth, a braid bar from Logan 14 Aveda, a South Moon Under pop up shop, tacos from CHAIA, and more. Plus, go home with a gift bag loaded with goodies including jewelry from Rachelle Celine, treats from Olivia Macaron and Whisked! and much more. Tickets, $35, all inclusive. 6:30-9:30 p.m., August 2, the Gibson.



Take the day for yourself and call in sick from work in order to enjoy Commissary’s Bottomless Mondays. All you can drink mimosas or Bloody Marys for just $15 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. You can’t beat that! Topped off with yummy brunch and a popular patio and you have yourself the best “sick day” ever. 1443 P St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Head to happy hour because–well, why not? Consult our ultimate D.C. Happy Hour Guide for your next go-to spot.


Tonight, we’ll be celebrating seven years of Belgian Restaurant Week with a seven course dinner with seven chefs each preparing a signature dish—paired with authentic Belgian beers—for this one-of-a kind dinner. Tickets are $150 per guest, which includes seven courses and beer and cocktail pairings, as well as tax and gratuity. The dinner will be held at BToo. 1324 14th Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 


Or, head to the Donovan House Rooftop for Chefs Behind Bars, a cocktail competition being judged by one of our own, Cori Sue. Washingtonians can enjoy signature drinks concocted by the city’s most renowned talent held at the DNV Rooftop. All proceeds from the event go towards helping No Kid Hungry make sure all kids have the healthy food they need, every day. Tickets, $45.  6-8:30 p.m.

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Every third Tuesday of the month all summer long, shoppers can enjoy outdoor music, extended shopping hours, and in-store activations from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the north end of Shaw. Participating retailers include Landmark Theater, Kit + Ace, Riide, ServeU, Chrome Industries, Lettie Gooch, Steven Alan, Read Wall, Glen’s Market, Cherry Blossom Creative, Typecase Industries, Bazaar Spices, Washington Project for the Arts.


Spend the night at Pinstripes and get in a game or bowling or bocce before dinner or with drinks. Bowling and bocce are $8 and $5 per hour per person, respectively. Sip on some craft cocktails such as the Margarita Italiano or an Old Fashion. Try some happy hour bites for $5-$7 such as flatbreads, calamari, or stuffed mushrooms. See our review of the spring menu here. 1064 Wisconsin Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Join Gather at Provision No. 14 tonight for Gather The Jews. Each month, Gather the Jews brings together young professional Jews from all over the District to mix and mingle. Bring some friends or make some new ones! Entry is $5. Sign up to work a 30-minute shift at the door to get in for free. 2100 14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Happy Belgian National Day! Party as the Belgians do—with an epic Foute Party! There’s only a $10 cover charge and for an all-night long party. The fun times begin at 10:30 p.m. at Belga Café. 514 8th Street S.E., Washington, D.C.

Travel to Brussels without leaving the metro area! All-You-Can-Eat Mussels for just $24 at Brasserie Beck and Mussel Bar & Grille (Bethesda, Arlington, and Baltimore).

Drink Beer and save wildlife. Raise your glass to conservation! Join FONZ at the annual Brew At The Zoo, and sample beers from more than 70 craft breweries. Enjoy live entertainment by local band, The Reagan Years, lawn games, and animal demonstrations. Plus, purchase fare from popular food trucks that will be on site. Proceeds benefit the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute in its mission to save species. So raise your glass and toast to the animals! Tickets are $65. 3001 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.


Head to the ball game! Check out a Nats game against the Padres tonight at 7 p.m. Ticket prices start at $17. Get there early to party at the Bullpen and don’t forget to get your snack on at all of the amazing vendors. Check out our amazing guide for the best eats at Nats Stadium from Guest Bro, Gavin!


Hit the patio with your tribe! Check out the best patios for brunch in D.C. Think Vinoteca, Silver, Art & Soul, Bar Deco, Central, Pinstripes, Commissary, or Barcelona.


It’s time for an all-American Sunday Funday: the Betsy Backyard BBQ! There will be music, food, and fun from 5-8 p.m. Your $40 ticket includes the BBQ food, one beer or champagne drink, one gin cocktail, plus tax and gratuity.


They take tequila seriously at Mission and they want to celebrate National Tequila Day (yes, it’s a real holiday) the proper way. They’ll be serving happy hour pricing all day on margaritas and pitchers, as well as doing 50% off all tequilas. There is also a bottomless brunch deal which includes two hours of margaritas, mimosas, Tecate, Bloodies, a brunch entree, bottomless guacamole and salsa, and a shot of El Jimador all for $35.99. To make a reservation, e-mail [email protected]. 1606 20th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Head to Logan 14 for a special Botox event! Today only, they are offering 33 percent off of Botox, making the unit price only $12. Through Labor Day, Botox will be 20 percentoff. Get a massage, blow out, or manicure while you’re there! 1314 B 14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.


BitchBiz: Bitches Who Brunch partners with Olivia Macaron, Logan 14, Silver, Bar Deco, Pinstripes, and EatWell. While this post was written independently of them, we do receive compensation from there companies. 

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