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Valentine's Ball at Embassy of Italy Feb. 16

January 30, 2019

Celebrate Valentine’s Weekend in ITALY – without ever getting on a plane!


The Embassy of Italy recreates the culture and romance of Italy, combining the Valentine’s Holiday with a special Valentine’s Ball  on February 16, 2019.


Your magical evening features:


Our setting fills the ballroom with Europe’s greatest classical pieces (including Mozart, Strauss, and Beethoven) as you waltz the night away in our beautiful 18th century setting.


A local Ballroom masterful instructor/couple will perform a special dance show highlighting the ballroom classics as danced for centuries in the balls at Piazza San Marco.

3) “Roméo et Juliette” OPERA PRESENTATION:

VERONA ITALY – the setting for perhaps one of the most beautiful and romantic operas ever performed – and you get an Italian soil center stage performance as the Act 2 balcony scene is recreated in the grand hall of the embassy.

Following this, you will move to the embassy’s auditorium for an optional presentation of a unique sampling of timeless romantic classics from the leading Opera houses of Italy.


In the last half of the evening, one of Washington, D.C.’s greatest D.J.s brings us the best in retro, swing and top 40 dancing – Italian style!




A portion of the evening’s proceeds will go towards the American Cancer Society.


For more information and tickets, click here.

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Who's Your Ultra Violet Valentine?

January 29, 2019

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Designed by hand, delivered by hand, Fabio and his stellar team are ready to create that exquisite floral arrangement for your Valentine!


Let Georgetown's favorite florist turn the ultimate romantic holiday ... or any day into a magical celebration!


Order by 2:00 pm on February 13 for Valentine's Day delivery!

Ultra Violet Flowers is located at 1218 31st Street  in Georgetown  

Tel: 202.333.3002

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TTRSIR's Mark C. Lowham Recognized by Washington Business Journal

January 10, 2019

CEO and Managing Partner of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty, Mark C. Lowham has been named one of the Washington Business Journal’s (WBJ) Big Winners for 2018.


Lowham led the firm to its best year to date, with over $3.1 billion in closed sales, a 4.5% increase from 2017. Lowham personally negotiated several of the region’s largest real estate transactions — including the sale of the iconic Merrywood estate — as well as the listings of The Falls of McLean, Virginia and Hollerith House of Washington, D.C.


Joinging TTR Sotheby's International Realty in January, 2011 as CEO and Managing Partner, Lowham added to a distinguished career as a widely recognized leader in the Washington real estate community. Prior to joining the firm, Mark served as Executive Vice President at WEST*GROUP, one of the region's leading commercial real estate development firms.


“Washington’s top tier of residential real estate remains an excellent value compared to other capital cities around the world,” says Lowham.

Among notable business professionals and public figures named to the Washington Business Journal’s Big Winners list — including Ralph Northam, Matt Calkins, and Capital One CEO Richard Fairbanks.

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