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Recoup adds Gift Ideas Channel

December 1, 2012

We first introduced you to Georgetown-based Recoup last year. This first ever cause-shopping platform brings consumers, businesses, and nonprofits together to shop for the things you want, save on exclusive promotions, all while you support the causes you love.

A recent acquisition for the company is Social Goodies adding about 50K users nationwide.

Just in time for the holidays, check out Recoup's new Gift Ideas Channel.

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Christmas Bazaar at House of Sweden Dec. 1

November 25, 2012

Ekelund Granatäpple Tea Towel (Photo by: Ekelund Granatäpple Tea Towel

Organized by Swedish Women's Educational Association International (SWEA) Washington, D.C. and supported by the Embassy of Sweden and House of Sweden, on Saturday, December 1st, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, come experience and learn about Sweden and Swedish Christmas traditions at the House of Sweden.

Last year, over 3,000 people dropped by, so this year they're adding outside tables and music. As the official opening of the Ice skating rink at the Washington Harbour nextdoor is also on the same day, expect a fun day Swedish day including ice skating!

Free and open to the public, there will be a St. Lucia procession singing Swedish Christmas carols at 5:00 pm, Swedish crystal, textiles, artwork, food on sale, a raffle with prizes and much more. 

House of Sweden is located at 2900 K street at the Georgetown waterfront.

For further information, visit SWEA, or contact Cecilia Browning at 703.628.6517

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Shop Georgetown This Weekend

November 21, 2012

Thanks to the Georgetown Business Improvement District, you can plan your Black Friday and Small Business Saturday shopping strategically. They've compiled a list of some of the best bargains this weekend.

Break for lunch. Stay awhile. Stop by Geogetown's waterfront for cocktails and dinner ... and remember, there's ice skating now at Washington Harbour.

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