The latest promotions, events, and news from the Golden Triangle

November 2014

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Golden Triangle BID Events

Warm The Winter Landscape with Your Words

Submit your Golden Haiku for a chance to have your work displayed along the sidewalks of the Golden Triangle neighborhood. This haiku contest will be held in conjunction with the Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC) and judged by an expert panel. Winning haikus will be displayed under trees along sidewalks of the Golden Triangle neighborhood. The grand prize winner will receive tea and a guided tour of Ippakutei, the JICC’s traditional Japanese Tea House.

Learn more and submit your haiku
Deadline: December 12


Welcome to the Neighborhood

Pure Aveda Salon & Spa Hosts Grand Opening Party

Pure Aveda Salon & Spa
1226 Connecticut Avenue NW
November 13 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy champagne and hors d'oeuvres to celebrate the opening of Pure Aveda Salon & Spa in the Golden Triangle neighborhood. Tours of the salon will be offered, so arrive early. Guests will also receive mini services and 10% off all products. Drop off your business card at the door for a chance to win a prize bundle including a haircut and blowout by an Aveda stylist (gift basket included). Other prizes include: Complimentary brunch for two at STK and a $400 gift card to Betsy Fisher. Please RSVP to

For The Pizza Lover in Us All

DC Pizza
1103 19th Street NW
November 13 | 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Lightning fast and incredibly delicious pizza newcomer, DC Pizza, will be treating customers to a free four topping pizza and a soft drink to commemorate the restaurant’s arrival in the Golden Triangle.  Patrons will get to pick from a wide variety of fresh toppings to customize their creations. Plus, the first 20 customers in line at 11:00 a.m. will receive free pizza for a year.

A New Way to Start Your Day

Bon Gout Café
818 Connecticut Avenue NW

The Golden Triangle BID welcomes Bon Gout Café to the neighborhood. The new café serves the popular “Van Houtte” coffee brand, desserts, and specialty sandwiches. Use the free Wi-Fi and iPads while enjoying a wide selection of morning coffee. Stop by and enjoy these month-long specials:

·         Any breakfast sandwich with a 12 oz. coffee for $4.99

·         12’’ Philly Cheese Steak with a 12 oz. coffee for $9.99


Golden Triangle Events

Warm-Up with The Latest Fashion At Betsy Fisher

Betsy Fisher
1224 Connecticut Avenue NW

Betsy Fisher will be showcasing a number of great fall fashion items:

·         November 13 – 16: Come shop Elizabeth Roberts’ winter collection at Betsy Fisher. This brand celebrates the functional and flattering —  products based on executives with a fast-paced lifestyle.

·         November 21 - 22: A Betsy Fisher favorite: Magaschoni's trunk show. Their cashmere and silk blend sweaters, scarves, and gloves are perfect for the upcoming gift giving season, while a great solid blouse or dress will take you straight from the office to the holiday party.

·         November 28: We’re proud to say that Betsy Fisher has dressed the women of Washington from their Golden Triangle boutique since 1988. Join Betsy Fisher as she celebrates 26 outstanding years — grab your friends and meet up for some bubbly.

Enjoy Thanksgiving Pricing on Gifts and Bridal Rings

Mervis Diamonds Importers
1700 K Street NW
November 14 - 16 | 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Join Mervis Diamonds for their Holiday Preview Event. Five of their favorite designers will be showcasing their newest jewelry collections. It’s the perfect excuse to get a jump on your holiday shopping.

Sip in The Golden Triangle During DC Cocktail Week

November 17 - 23 | Times vary depending on location

Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington will be kicking off their Second Annual DC Cocktail Week. Enjoy a week-long celebration of specially priced cocktails.

Participating restaurants will pair their featured cocktails with enjoyable tasters, offering guests the best of both worlds at a discounted price. Five Golden Triangle restaurants are participating: i Ricchi, M Street Bar & Grill, McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood and Steaks, P.J. Clarkes, and STK. Arrange transportation ahead of time; Lyft is offering $10 toward your first ride with the promo code: DCCW14.

Click here for more information

Fill Your November with a Spanish Flair

Taberna Del Alabardero
1776 I St NW

Taberna will be hosting a number of events in November including:

·         November 22 | 10:30 a.m.: Learn to cook paellas with a Spanish chef. All ingredients and materials will be provided in class. You can expect to create five different paellas, receive a free paellas recipe book and a glass of sangria or house wine.

      Purchase tickets here

·          November 22 | 7:00 p.m.: Purchase tickets for Taberna Del Alabardero's 25th annual  Flamenco Show and Dinner. Flamenco is a form of Spanish folk music and dance from the regions of southern Spain. It includes singing, guitar playing, and rhythmic movements.

      Purchase tickets here

·          November 27 | 5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.: Join Taberna for their 3rd Thanksgiving Dinner with a Spanish flare. Executive Chef Javier Romero will put his personal touch on some traditional holiday dishes; regular a la carte menu items will be available as well.​

      See menu and purchase tickets here

Cocktails and Centerpieces

i Ricchi Ristorante
1220 19th Street NW

November 25 | 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

i Ricchi Ristorante is welcoming the Thanksgiving season with holiday cocktails, as you create the perfect floral masterpiece for your Thanksgiving table. Palace Florists will provide all materials and insider tips on floral arrangement. Tickets are available at $69 per person and can be purchased here or call 202.835.0459.

Enjoy Brunch and Thanksgiving Meals At Café Lombardy

Café Lombardy
2019 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
November 27 | 4:00 p.m.

Café Lombardy has something special just in time for Thanksgiving. Starting at 4:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day  a special holiday menu will be prepared. For reservations, call 202.857.3912. Visit their website for menu details.


Golden Triangle Deals

Great Fall Deals for the Artist in You

Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing
1990 K Street NW

Now through December 1st, visit Plaza Art Materials & Picture Framing and take advantage of great fall deals ranging from 70% off select canvases to savings of 30% off custom mouldings.

Carve It Up At M Street Bar & Grill

M Street Bar & Grill 
2033 M Street NW

Celebrate Thanksgiving with Chef Edgar Melendez's creations. M Street Bar & Grill will feature a 3-course dinner with your choice of appetizer, main course, and dessert. Plus unlimited champagne is included for just $29.95 from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 27.

M Street Bar and Grill is also offering some great discounts for the Month of November:

• 20% discount for Golden Triangle members during Happy Hour when you mention this newsletter (5:00 p.m. to close)

• 50% discount on burgers every Monday for lunch

Relax with Eye Street Massage Therapy

1634 I Street NW

Eye Street Massage Therapy is here to help you relieve stress and pain for a happier and healthier you. Enjoy the following discounts during the month of November:

·         60-minute Abdominal Visceral Massage
Save $15 off the original price of $90. Abdominal massage can aid digestion, relieve lower back pain, and improve liver and kidney function.

·         90-minute Relaxation Therapeutic Massage, or Energy Healing
Save $20 off the original price of $145.

·         75-minute Relaxation Therapeutic Massage, or Energy Healing
Save $20 off the original price of $125.

·         50-minute Manual Therapy with Dr. White
Only $50 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Lou Lou Hosts Loyalty Appreciation Day

1742 L Street NW
November 18  | 10:00 a.m.

On November 18, Lou Lou Boutiques is showing appreciation to all of their customers. If you are a current loyalty card member, you will receive special discounts, double points, freebies, and more. Look out for an email from Lou Lou with more information on the specific deal for that day. Sign up for a loyalty card at the L Street Lou Lou Boutique.

 Prices are Falling At Brooks Brothers

1201 Connecticut Avenue NW

After a successful grand re-opening, Brooks Brothers will offer the following specials for the month of November:

·         November 13 - 17: Receive 25% off of your purchase when using a Brooks Brothers credit card

·         November 24: Sign your company up for Corporate Incentives and get 30% off of your purchase all day

Enjoy A Lifetime of Champagne

Kellari Taverna
1700 K St NW

Who doesn’t want a lifetime of champagne?

Sign up for Kellari’s email list and receive a free bottle of champagne for your birthday, anniversary, and nameday every year. Share the good fortune and tell your friends. Upon signing up, an opt-in email invitation will be sent to you for confirmation. Simply follow the link to your free champagne.

Sign-up here >>


Neighborhood Spotlights

DCist Salutes Best Places to Get A Suit

Congratulations to Jos. A. Bank, H&M, Brooks Brothers, and J. Press. Recently, a DCist article gave recognition to four Golden Triangle retailers for their exceptional selections of suits.

Read the entire article here >>

Don’t Miss The FOOD: A Global Kitchen exhibit and Experience The Test Kitchen

National Geographic
1145 17 Street NW
Now through February 22, 2015

National Geographic is currently featuring two opportunities to explore the complexities of the “farm to fork” food system. The food exhibit allows visitors to interactively examine the intersection of food, nature, culture, health, and history. Additionally, Whole Foods Market presents the Test Kitchen, which features seasonal treats, samplings, and demonstrations daily from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Learn more about the exhibit here

Local Artist Unveils Abstract Art At The Foundry Gallery

1314 18th Street NW
November 5 – 30 | Wednesday – Sunday | 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The Foundry Gallery is excited to display abstract paintings by artist Donna K. McGee. The exhibit titled “What Was I Thinking?” is the outcome of McGee's two-year study of color, texture, and form. McGee has caught the interest of collectors, and her work can be found globally in corporate conference rooms, lobbies, and private homes.

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