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Georgetown

Happenings, eateries, and places to see at and around our Georgetown location. Curated with the help of a few BHLDN employees, who not long ago called the neighborhood home. | #BHLDNgtown

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Cherry Blossoms at the Tidal Basin | If you happen to be visiting D.C. in late March/early April, you literally can’t miss the cherry blossoms blooming around the Tidal Basin - they’re magnificent! Pack a picnic and laze in the petal-filled breeze. | #BHLDNgtown

National Gallery of Art | With its impressive architecture, sculpture garden, contemporary wing, and vast collection, the National Gallery of Art is a capital-city gem that really shouldn’t be missed. | #BHLDNgtown

National Gallery of Art

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Copenhaver | Drop by this traditional-style stationer near Dupont Circle for a tasteful selection of paper, invitations, cards, and journals. | #BHLDNgtown

Kennedy Center at Night | In addition to spectacular performances year round, the Kennedy Center has an amazing terrace that serves up both cocktails and gorgeous views of the Potomac River at night. | #BHLDNgtown

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

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Hela Spa | Facials, peels, eyelash extensions, and massages, this urban oasis does it all. | #BHLDNgtown

Hela Spa — An Urban Hideaway in the Heart of Georgetown

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Kreeger Museum | If you’re in the mood for world-class art without the bustle of the National Mall, consider the Kreeger Museum: a handsome (formerly private) residence on five acres of woods, featuring a sculpture garden and works by Cezanne, Monet, and Picasso. | #BHLDNgtown

Home | Kreeger Museum

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Polished | This Wisconsin Ave. spot is great for mani/pedis with your entire bridal party, or just you and your best gal pal. (Plus, we have it on good authority that the owner Tammy does the best wax in town!) | #BHLDNgtown

Treasury Vintage | Be sure to save time for this cool independent boutique and its smart edit of quality vintage fashion. | #BHLDNgtown

Kramerbooks & Afterward Cafe | “Serving latte to the literati since 1976”, proclaims the much-celebrated Kramerbooks. With a broad selection of titles, an indoor and sidewalk café, a bar, and live music on the regular, this place is so much more than a bookstore. Did we mention it’s open 24 hours on Fridays and Saturdays?! | #BHLDNgtown

Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe - About Us

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Gardens at Dumbarton Oaks | A hidden gem nestled atop the highest point in Georgetown, this 53-acre estate is a pristine green space brimming with manicured hedges, majestic trees, and plenty of benches to take it all in. (Visit the garden’s blog to see what’s blooming when.) | #BHLDNgtown

Gardens — Dumbarton Oaks

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Tackle Box | When on the east coast, opt for fresh, sustainably-caught seafood! We recommend the lobster roll. Yumm. | #BHLDNgtown

Cafe Bonaparte | The laidback Washingtonian’s go-to brunch, lunch, and casual dinner spot for over 10 years. Pop in for the crepes, lattes, and extensive brunch cocktail menu; stay for the authentic European vibe. | #BHLDNgtown

Welcome ‹ Cafe Bonaparte

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Tabard Inn | This historic inn near Dupont Circle boasts charming rooms, a restaurant, and a lounge bar with live jazz music. They make a great brunch too. Be sure to try one of the many homemade bake goods, including donuts and bagels! | #BHLDNgtown

Hotel Tabard Inn

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  • Carolyn Simons

    Beautiful for small weddings too! (Full disclosure- getting married here in two months.)

Baked and Wired | Stop by this local-favorite for a gourmet cupcake, or as Baked & Wired puts it: cakecup. Our Chicago store manager (who not long ago called Georgetown home) recommends the “flapjack” and “chocolate satin”. | #BHLDNgtown

Baked & Wired - Washington, DC Bakery - Georgetown

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Rye Bar at Capella Washington D.C., Georgetown | Drop by the elegant Capella Hotel for a premium whisky or craft cocktail, poured by the experts at Rye Bar. | #BHLDNgtown

The Grill Room | Washington D.C. Georgetown

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1789 Restaurant | 1789 is one of the oldest and most established restaurants in D.C., right off of Georgetown University’s campus. Treat yourself to a superbly cooked meal at this classically elegant “Washingtonian” spot. | #BHLDNgtown

Capella Georgetown | The Washington D.C. outpost of international hotel chain Capella, Capella Georgetown is situated in a quiet spot along the neighborhood’s famous canal. This luxurious yet welcoming hotel is appointed with exquisite contemporary furnishings, museum-quality artwork, an infinity pool, and a rooftop bar with a view – a rare occurrence in Georgetown! | #BHLDNgtown

Good Wood | If a vintage-inspired ceremony or reception is what you have in mind, drop by this local-favorite on U Street for an impeccable selection of furniture, jewelry, and décor items small and large to inspire your day. | #BHLDNgtown

Anne Book | Anne comes highly recommended by BHLDN staffers. She and her team specialize in bringing once-in-a-lifetime events to life, with chic, classic style and details that reflect the unique personalities of her clients. | #BHLDNgtown

Anne Book - Wedding and Social Event Planning

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