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Washington Harbour Ice Rink Opening for Season

November 8, 2015

Washington Harbour, the largest in Washington, DC, will open its outdoor ice rink for the season and public skating by Friday, November 13, 2015. The rink will be open every day for recreational skating until March 2016, including all holidays, and will offer individual and group lessons for all skill levels, birthday parties, private events, and special events.

This will be the fourth season of operation for the rink on the Georgetown waterfront. with iconic views of the Potomac River and a glittering nighttime atmosphere, surrounded by restaurants for indoor and outdoor dining.

Washington Harbour Ice Rink is located at 3000 K Street in Georgetown.

Ice Skating Rates – 2015-2016 Season:

Adults: $10.00; Children/Seniors/Military: $9.00; Skate Rental: $5.00; Season Pass: $175.00 (includes skate rental). Birthday Parties, Group Rates, and Private Rentals are also available. Helmets and penguin skate aids are available, free of charge, first come-first served.

Hours of Operation – 2015-2016 Season:

Monday – Tuesday:                       12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday – Thursday:                 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Friday:                                           12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday:                                        10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Sunday:                                          10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.                                   

Weekly skating events include:

Two for Tuesday Skate: 2 for 1 admissions on Tuesdays from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. (skate rental not included)

College Skate Night: Every Thursday evening, receive $2 off admission with a valid college ID

Cartoon Skate: Every Saturday morning from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

Rock N Skate: Every Saturday night from 8:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.

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Washington Fine Properties Debuts Ross Flats

September 30, 2015

Kimberly Casey and Daryl Judy of Washington Fine Properties announce the launch of Ross Flats at 1734 R Street NW with a VIP Preview on Wednedsday, September 30 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. They will also be hosting an Open House on Saturday and Sunday (October 3 & 4) from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.

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An exquisite boutique building located on R Street between 16th and 17th Streets NW, Ross Flats is a condo conversion of a classic 1885 Federal row home, centrally located between Dupont Circle and Logan Circle.

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The building features four thoughtfully-designed flats with state-of-the-art finishes and energizes the already booming downtown luxury market. Homes priced from $750,000 to $1,195,000.

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Known for creating inspired urban oases for the last 15 years, JC Development founded by John Casey, uses the finest materials, the latest in home technology to create open environments deigned for entertaining and comfortable city living.

Here's a sneak peek at these stunning homes:

Flat 1 Tour

Flat 2 Tour

Flat 3 Tour

Penthouse Tour

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For more information, contact Kimberly Casey at 202.361.3228 or kimberly.casey@wfp.com and Daryl Judy at 202.380.7219 or daryl.judy@wfp.com

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Italians Honor One of Their Own

September 20, 2015

Italian-American Georgetowner Melo Cicala was honored Thursday night by The Lido Civic Club of Washington DC at a reception on Capitol Hill.  Throughtout his career, Cicala has been a businessman, restaurateur, radio TV producer, journalist and interior designer.

Among the well-wishers were Rep. Bill Pascrell of New Jersey, Father Ezio Marchetto, pastor of the Holy Rosary Church, Joe Farruggio, owner of il Canale restaurant in Georgetown, Francesco Isgro, executive editor of Voce Italiana, Brian Della Rocca, president of the Lido Civic Club, and a contingent of still more Italians.

The club, established in 1929, is a civic and charitable organization that celebrates Italian America heritage. Its primary goal is assisting recent immigrants become assimilated into the ways of American business.

Cicala, who received the Lido Civic Club Friendship Award, has taken a lead in the development of many DC-area restaurants. The most recent is the Italian restaurant il Canale on 31st Street NW in Georgetown.

From 2004-2015, he served as president of Washington Committee for Italian Citizens Living Abroad.  Currently, he is a member of the Directorate of AITEF, the Agency to Assist Italian Immigrants and Families, with responsibility of the United States Territory.

Born in Sicily, Cicala attended Catholic University and American University. He also has a career in radio and the entertainment industry.

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