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Finally, Valet Service Now Goes Wherever You Go With New ZIRX App

Jun 3, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Unless you have a private driver taking you around 24/7, you’ve probably had to deal with finding a parking spot at some point—which is pretty stressful if you have a pressing engagement to attend. Valet isn’t offered as often as we would like, and while there are designated lots and garages that you can pay for, they aren’t exactly ideal for when you want to simply pull up to your destination and be done with it.

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Sweetgreen Goes Healthy By Only Serving Farm-Fresh Cuisine at the Music Festival

Apr 27, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

It seems like each year puts a new music festival on our radars, events that give both an alternative and an accompaniment to the majors, like Coachella. The sweetlife festival in Columbia, MD—less than an hour drive from Washington DC—takes place May 30-31 and is put on by sweetgreen, a culinary lifestyle brand that dedicates itself to connecting the community with farmers and growers.

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Carluccio’s Sets Sights on America With New Restaurant Location Near Washington DC

Apr 14, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

With over 80 restaurants already open, Carluccio’s offers authentic Italian food all throughout the UK and Middle East. They've finally decided to venture to America, with their very first US location coming soon to Old Town Alexandria.

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5 Luxury Hotels With Fashion Designers Behind Their Runway-Chic Uniforms

Apr 2, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Luxury hotels typically pull out all the stops when it comes to designing their property, deciding on which furnishings to use and what amenities to provide. But those looking to set themselves apart go even farther by hiring fashion designers to create their runway-style staff uniforms. 

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6 Adult Easter Egg Hunts Around the World With Prizes You'll Definitely Want to Find

Mar 26, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

When did someone decide that by growing up, we could no longer participate in the same holiday activities we did as a child? This Easter, instead of letting children have all the fun, we think it’s time adults got in on the action. 

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Rent One of the Most Expensive Penthouses in DC for Only $11K a Month

Feb 2, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

The newest luxury residence to go up in DC is The Woodley, a residential property in the prestigious Woodley Park area of Washington. The 212-unit building is home to the most expensive apartments in the city, with homes available from $2,712 to $11,286 per month. 

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New InterContinental Hotel Planned as Part of $2 Billion Waterfront Development

Jan 29, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Soon Washington D.C. will have a new luxury waterfront hotel. Earlier this week, Carr City Centers announced their partnership with InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Clark Enterprises, Hoffman-Madison Waterfront and The Wharf to build a new 278-room resort along the Washington Channel.

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The Watergate Hotel Will Once Again Open its Doors to Guests Come Summer 2015

Dec 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

The infamous Watergate Hotel will soon be reopening its doors next summer thanks to New York-based real estate developer Euro Capital Properties. World-renowned designer Ron Arad is tasked with the $125-million project which will combine the hotel’s avant-garde architecture with classic elegance and bold mid-century modern furnishings by Italian designer Moroso.

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The Colonel in DC's Historic Shaw Neighborhood Now Leasing Units for $2K+

Dec 1, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Now that The Colonel in Washington D.C.'s Shaw neighborhood is almost finished, Oculus Realty has started leasing the building's 70 luxury apartments. Found at 1250 9th Street, the building is named after the American Civil War Colonel, Robert Gould Shaw, who commanded the very first African American army regiment in 1863 (the neighborhood is also named after him). 

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DC Pubs are Offering Patrons Artisanal Ice for the Perfect Sip of Whiskey

Oct 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Drink aficionados have to agree, ice is a little more than a cold block of frozen water you put in your drink. It’s an accessory to your aged whiskey or classic cocktail, and bars in Washington DC are starting to experiment with adding handcrafted ice cubes to the menu.

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Char-Braised Wild Boar Shank Topped With Tangy Pomegranate & Roasted Root Vegetables

Apr 1, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Whenever spring hits we start itching to try new recipes, ones that are lighter than the starch-heavy foods we were craving during the winter months. Chef Justin Garrison from the Wine Kitchen, located just outside of Washington DC, came up with this unique Char-Braised Wild Boar Shank recipe that's full of hearty vegetables and fresh flavors. 

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Salamander Resort & Spa Shows Off Five-Star Living in 18th Century Middleburg

Nov 19, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Having only opened in August 2013, the Salamander Resort & Spa has already earned a notable reputation among visitors as one of the best luxury destination resorts in the United States. By combing elements of America's rich history with contemporary comforts and amenities, new meets old with an array of personal touches available to keep guests comfortable and relaxed.

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JW Marriott Washington, DC Puts You in the Heart of Our Nation's Capital

Nov 6, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If any phrase exemplifies the experience at JW Marriott Washington, DC, it is "luxuriously convenient." Alongside comfortable rooms, 24-hour room service and delectable onsite dining options, this DC hotel is located mere blocks from national sites of interest like the White House, the National Air and Space Museum, the U.S. Capitol building and the International Spy Museum — just to name a few.

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Capella Washington D.C. Hosts Monthly Trunk Show Series With Top Designers

Oct 8, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Washington D.C. may be all about their tailored suits and smart blazers, but in a place where status means everything, there’s still a place for fashion-forward stylistas to stand out among the blacks, whites and grays. To aid guests and locals in their search for the best looks and brands, Capella Washington D.C., Georgetown has partnered with Saks Fifth Avenue to offer monthly trunk shows highlighting the capital city’s best couture fashions and edgy designers.... Read More

7 of D.C.'s Most Prestigious Annual Balls and Galas

Jun 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

When Washington D.C. politicians, socialites, and high-profile community leaders get together in ornate gowns, perfectly tailored suits and cocktails in hand, significant changes are sure to follow. Each year, the District holds some of the best galas, balls and events that bring a community of world-changers together to fundraise in lavish ways.... Read More

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