It's Steaming

Georgetown's Cherry Blossoms

February 29, 2012

Ten acres of gardens and pathways lined with cherry trees. No lines. It's Dumbarton Oaks in Georgetown, the perfect place to take stroll, or bring your out-of-town guests.

Founded in 1920 by Mildred and Robert Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks once had 53 acres with a 19th-century mansion at the highest point in Georgetown.


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Date Night at Georgetown Suites

February 12, 2012

Even if you live in the area, go on your own version of a romantic “Staycation” in February to celebrate Valentine’s Day. From now until the end of the month, take your sweetheart to Georgetown Suites and enjoy the "Date Night DC" rate starting at $105 per night. Complimentary breakfast and free parking will be available for the duration of your stay, and the discounted rates are still applicable over the weekend.

Georgetown Suites is located at 1111 30th Street. Call 202.298.7800 to make a reservation, or email

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Breakfast with Mariel Hemingway

February 6, 2012

If you are a working member of the press, join Mariel Hemingway this Thursday, February 9th for breakfast. She'll be at the Canon House Office Building (Independence Avenue and First Street, SE) from 8:30-10:30 am to help kick off National Wellness Week Pledge.

Hemingway, an actress and wellness advocate will join members of Congress, The Washington Spa Alliance, and health leaders for the unveiling of seven simple yet vital steps Americans can take to lead healthier lives.

Empowering Americans to take charge of their health, Wellness Week 2012 (March 19-25) is a nationwide event where spas, fitness centers, yoga and Pilates studios, and wellness businesses host free workshops and offer discounted services and classes.

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