Stir It Up

Marion Meadows Live at Blues Alley

January 28, 2016

Enjoy a performance by saxophonist Marion Meadows at Blues Alley from February 11th through Valentine's Day.

Born in West Virginia, Marion Meadows whose ethnic mix is Native American, African American and Caucasian — is known for his Smooth and Soulful blend of Jazz, R&B, Hip-Hop and Funk.

He's hiding something. Like a deft sleight-of-hand artist, there’s always something up his sleeve – something he’s not showing you outright – that ultimately reveals itself when the music starts. Somewhere in those mysterious spaces between the notes – at the convergence of melody, harmony and rhythm – the simple treasures and universal truths are laid bare for those whose ears and minds and hearts are open to discover them.

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AT&T Joins Tuckernuck at 1055 High

January 11, 2016

EastBanc, Inc.and Jamestown LP announced today that AT&T, one of the two premier retail spaces in the upscale, waterfront property 1055 High – a 28,760-square-foot condominium building with seven high-end residences overlooking the C&O Canal at 1055 Wisconsin Avenue, co-developed by EastBanc, Inc and The Willco Companies.

This retail space will be AT&T’s sixth DC location with plans to move into the 1,409-square-foot Georgetown site this December with a grand opening set to occur in first quarter 2016. Bill Dickinson of Rappaport Retail Brokerage represented AT&T in the deal. The AT&T lease is the second of two lease opportunities in the 1055 High property, the first was secured by established online boutique Tuckernuck in early January.

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Tuckernuck Comes to Georgetown

January 5, 2016

Timeless looks and traditional home goods are securing a permanent address in Georgetown. EastBanc, Inc. and Jamestown LP announced that Tuckernuck -- the online purveyor of classic American clothes, accessories and home décor – has signed a long-term lease to occupy the south retail space at 1055 High Residences, the 28,760-square-foot condominium building overlooking the C&O Canal at 1055 High Wisconsin Avenue, NW co-developed by EastBanc and The Willco Companies. Tuckernuck will be the first tenant to occupy the 831-square-foot storefront retail space with a grand opening slated for March 2016.

An e-tailer curated for the classic American lifestyle, Tuckernuck brings new, exciting labels as well as popular, well-known ones together to offer timeless, “American cool” looks. Disappointed by the Internet selection of classic American brands, store founders Jocelyn Gailliot, Madeline Grayson, and September Rinnier started Tuckernuck to bring consumers a host of all-American clothing, accessory and home décor brands right to their fingertips. Now, their first ever storefront in Georgetown will make this selection available all under one roof.

“Georgetown has always been home to us from our first office above an old garage to our current office on the quaint cobblestones of Potomac Street,” says Gailliot. “It’s natural that our first concept store would be in our own backyard where specialty stores are few and far between these days.”  

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Staying true to the store’s concept: “Classic American Cool, Rediscovered,” Tuckernuck storeowners plan to feature original lifestyle themes with new product assortments every month. The store will feature a Monogram Bar where customers can work with a specialist to purchase monogrammed gifts and clothes, as well as a “Best Sellers Wall,” which will offer classic items like Barbour jackets, Sperry boat shoes and Saint James striped shirts year-round.

“We look forward to being a part of the continued success of homegrown entrepreneurs, bringing more successful e-commerce retail, like Tuckernuck, to Main Street,” said Philippe Lanier, vice president of EastBanc. “Just as we’ve retained Sweetgreen in our portfolio, we hope to sustain as successful and long-lasting a relationship with Tuckernuck and their team.”

Tuckernuck is situated in a prime retail location in the heart of Georgetown and will integrate seamlessly into the fashion corridor, adding classic American style to an array of distinguished designer brands. Securing Tuckernuck at 1055 High rounds out the two available retail spaces for the condominium property and complements other luxury fashion brands in the EastBanc and Jamestown Georgetown Renaissance portfolio, which also includes Rent the Runway, Calypso St. Barth, Intermix, Bonobos and popular home goods retailers like Baker Furniture, Calligaris and Circa Lighting.


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