Destination DC’s Date Nights DC Campaign Proposes Romantic Getaways Throughout February

SOURCE: Destination DC datenightsdc.org Courts Visitors with 40+ Valentine-Worthy Deals, 80 Date Itineraries, 20 Giveaways (Washington, DC) – For the eighth consecutive year Destination DC (DDC) presents Date Nights DC, a February-long campaign designed to inspire mid-winter getaways in Washington, DC. The official tourism and marketing office for the nation’s capital drives visitation during this…

The Trump Impact: Skyrocketing Prices in Washington, DC Luxury Home Market

SOURCE: Buyer’s Edge President of Buyer’s Edge Examines List Prices Before and After Election BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — In the immediate aftermath of the recent presidential election, sale prices of high-end luxury Washington DC properties began to skyrocket. Historically, incoming administrations have had little or no effect on the luxury, Washington DC…

Mayor Bowser Proposes Legislation to Help Give Residents a Second Chance

SOURCE: dc.gov Wednesday, January 25, 2017 (Washington, DC) – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced efforts to support the reentry of DC residents by introducing legislation that repeals the current District Code which automatically revokes or suspends the driver’s licenses of those convicted of drug-related offenses, even when these offenses are unrelated to motor vehicles. This…

Okinawa Lunar New Year Celebration

SOURCE: The George Washington University Museum and Textile Museum WHAT: Okinawa Lunar New Year Celebration WHEN: Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 10 AM Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 5 PM WHERE: 701 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20052 Family Day: Okinawa Lunar New Year Saturday, January 28, 10 AM–5 PM Sunday, January 29, 10 AM–5…

2017 Chinese New Year’s Parade in Washington DC

SOURCE: The Chinese New Year Parade organizers (CCBA) WHAT: DC Chinese New Year’s Parade – Sunday Jan 29, 2017 2PM WHEN: Sunday January 29, 2017 at 2 PM WHERE: H Street, NW, between 6th and 7th Streets Lions, Dragons, Firecrackers. Marching Bands! Beauty Queens. Kung Fu. Chinese Folk Dancers. DC Chinatown – Sunday Jan 29,…

Women Meditation and Power

SOURCE: Ngakpa International WHAT: Women Meditation and Power WHEN: Sunday January 22, 2017 from 1 PM to 3 PM WHERE: 1715 Q St NW, Washington, DC, 20009 Explore how meditation enhances intrinsic power and celebrate the natural dignity of all human beings. Join Pema Khandro Rinpoche for a buddhist teaching, meditation and prayer in honor…

Metro service update for Women’s March on Washington

SOURCE: For immediate release: January 20, 2017 Metro service update for Women’s March on Washington Metrobus detours for January 20 As tens of thousands of visitors arrive for the Women’s March on Washington, Metro has some important service updates, and well as safety and travel tips for those planning to use the rail system. Due…