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'Tis the Season for Ultra Violet Flowers

November 20, 2016

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Whether you want to bring your Thanksgiving hosts a gift that dazzles on the table long after the turkey is gone ... or decorating your home for the holidays, Ultra Violet Flowers has the perfect floral creations for the most festive time of the year.

Let Fabio and his team of floral artists design an exquisite arrangement for your next celebration.

Ultra Violet Flowers is located at 1612 31st Street in Georgetown.

Tel. 202.333.3002

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Hollywood Near the C&O

November 14, 2016

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Hollywood types Woody Harrelson, Rob Reiner and James Marsden celebrated good times at Georgetown's il Canale on Sunday evening. The entourage also included Matthew George of Savvy Media.

They were in celebration for their forthcoming movie, "Shock and Awe," which is scheduled to appear in theaters in 2017.

Included in the menu were mushroom and sausage pizzas and four cheese gnocchi.

Reiner also was here for a screening of his new biopic "LBJ" as the 36th president, starring Harrelson.

The group ate in the semi-private dining room upstairs. Diners has a blast taking pictures with the celebrities.

As a sign of friendship, il Canale later provided a bottle of Sassicaia Grappa.

"Shock and Awe" is about a group of journalists covering the planned invasion of Iraq in 2003.  They were skeptical of the claim that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction. 





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Cashmere, Prosecco and Caviar at Via Umbria

November 13, 2016

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Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Via Umbria is hosting a special two-day event on November 18 and 19, featuring Umbrian cashmere, prosecco and caviar.


The event runs from10:00 am to 6:00 pm on both days, and Italian cashmere sweaters, scarves, hats, blankets and more, from the region of Umbria, will be available for sale.


Owners Suzy and Bill Menard just returned from a trip to the region, where they visited ESSERE, a company specializing in men and women’s knitwear, and providing cashmere for some of the top fashion houses in Italy.


Guests can sip on prosecco and taste bites from Chef Johanna Hellrigl while shopping.


Via Umbria is located at 1525 Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown.

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