Amuse Bouche

Artemis Real Estate Partners Buys Hyatt Place Hotel

August 19, 2019

Artemis Real Estate Partners has purchased the 168-room Hyatt Place hotel at 2121 M St. NW according to Washington Business Journal.


The hotel sold for $44.3 million, according to deed records, though the actual sale price may be higher.


An LLC affiliated with Artemis bought the property from Renaissance Centro, the hotel's developer. 


Designed by JN&A and built by Whiting Turner, Hyatt Place was originally a parking lot.

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Feed a Tarantula

July 23, 2019

Take the kids. Stay cool. Be cool. Check this off your bucket list.


Check out the critters in the Insect Zoo at the National History MuseumVolunteers conduct tarantula feeding demonstrations, work with live insects that visitors may touch and hold, and answer questions about the many-legged creatures that live in the Insect Zoo.



  • Sat. and Sun.: 11:30 am, 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm
  • Tues.- Fri.: 10:30 am 11:30 am, and 1:30 pm

National History Museum is located at 10th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW.

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NSO Pops Celebrates Apollo 11 50th Anniversary July 20

July 2, 2019

In collaboration with NASA, the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO)  celebrates 50 years since the 1969 moon landing with a momentous concert event hosted by Meredith Vieira and Adam Savage at The Kennedy Center. 


On Saturday, July 20, 2019 starting at 9:00 pm, One Small Step, One Giant Leap with Emil de Cou conducting this special program with performances and appearances by Pharrell Williams, LeVar Burton, Natasha Bedingfield, Mark Armstrong, and more. 

The evening also includes stunning new visuals from NASA, a never-before-seen video of David Bowie performing “Space Oddity” live on his 50th birthday, and a new NSO-commission by Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino (Star Wars: Rogue OneUp)—played to the minute Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon.


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