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NEW IN GEORGETOWN
What's new in Georgetown? A lot, actually! Georgetown may be DC's oldest neighborhood, but it continues to attract new retail, restaurants and office tenants every month.
+ Blue Bottle Coffee (1046 Potomac St) - The Bay-area coffee company has become one of the country's most successful third-wave coffee companies in recent years, expanding to New York, Los Angeles and Tokyo.
+ Pillar and Post (1647 Wisconsin Ave NW) - The British antiques and home decor store is a unique and welcome addition to Book Hill, with an Instagram-worthy interior.
+ Falafel Inc. (1210 Potomac St NW) - After opening in mid-May, the casual falafel joint has more to it than meets the eye: For every $10 customers spend, Falafel Inc. plans to donate the cost of feeding a refugee one day’s worth of food, which amounts to about fifty cents. Food with a cause.
+ Ladurée (3060 M St NW) - Suffice it to say the Instagram world lost its collective mind when pictures of store signage first circulated. The French macaron mecca opened in Paris in 1862 and is now one of the most well-known bakeries in the world. The Georgetown location will be only the fourth in the U.S.
+ Brilliant Earth (3332 Cady's Alley NW) - The newest addition to Cady's Alley, Brilliant Earth is a jewelry store that specializes in conflict-free diamonds and other gems. Engagement and wedding rings are made from recycled precious metals and ethically sourced gemstones. The company also donates 5 percent of its profits to communities affected by the jewelry trade.
+ COS (1200 Wisconsin Ave) - The new arrival at 1200 Wisconsin Ave., formerly United Colors of Benetton, opened to much excitement. With stores throughout the world and select U.S. cities, COS offers modern, functional and considered design for women and men.
+ Boulangerie Christophe (1422 Wisconsin Ave) - Georgetown continues to lead the city in pastries and coffee with the latest French bakery to hit the neighborhood.
+ & Other Stories (3245 M St) - The upmarket offshoot of H&M made its DC debut in Georgetown in early February, with just two other U.S. stores in New York City.
+ Georgetown Thai House (1608 Wisconsin Ave) - This cozy new restaurant offers another option for authentic Thai cuisine in Georgetown.
+ SUNdeVICH (3210 Grace Street) - Opened in September, this independent sandwich shop features local ingredients and global flavors, with sandwiches prepared on French style demi-baguettes baked daily by a local bakery. Each menu item is crafted on the concept of a global theme.
+ Grace Street Coffee Roasters (3210 Grace Street) - This independent, locally-owned coffee company opened in September. Their passion for great coffee has taken them to the best coffee shops in the world to drink, study and learn the key components of making and serving great coffee. Grace Street roasts onsite, and sources its coffee from origin in tiny, freshly harvested lots.
+ South Block Juice Co. (3210 Grace Street) - The micro-juicery opened in September. Already a popular Arlington staple, South Block features awesome smoothies, acai bowls and juice. Located within Grace Street Market, the collective space provides a minimalist yet goregous backdrop for coffee meetings and lunch dates.
+ Tuckernuck (1053 Wisconsin Ave) - Three DC women founded and own Tuckernuck, which began online before the first brick-and-mortar store opened in October. The much buzzed-about boutique puts a fresh spin on classic American style and features hand-picked products from both established and up-and-coming brands to celebrate and update the traditional look.
+ Design Within Reach (3338 M St) - Re-opened in the space that formerly housed City Sports, Design Within Reach's newly expanded location represents the best in modern furnishings from around the world. Displayed gallery style is an assortment of designs for the lounge, workspace, bedroom, patio, restaurant and cafe, in addition to lighting and floor coverings.
+ Brow Bar DC (1614 Wisconsin Ave) - Certified microblading artists will enhance your natural brows at this Georgetown beauty & cosmetics addition. Unlike traditional cosmetic tattooing, this manual technique allows for greater precision and a more natural look.
+ Curio (1071 Thomas Jefferson St) - This charming boutique—specializing in women’s cocktail and formal wear, accessories and beauty products—recently opened in a converted 19th century townhouse. Check out the rotating gallery pieces and decorative objects, which change seasonally.
+ Escape Room Live (3345 M St) - Opening just in time for Halloween (Oct. 28), this interactive game challenges you and your friends to solve clues and puzzles to escape a movie-themed room before time runs out. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Ghostbusters, Friday the 13th, Curse of the Mummy or Titanic; you pick your poison.
+ DC Lash Bar (1633 Wisconsin Ave) - Georgetown’s newest beauty bar specializes in eyelash extensions creating customized looks that accentuate your lashes, and define your eyes.
+ Ledbury (3319 Cady's Alley) - This Richmond-based luxury menswear brand was founded on the core values of great fit and superb quality. They specialize in dress shirts, casual shirts and related accessories that bring together the best of their Jermyn Street training and Southern American upbringing.
+ & Pizza (1335 Wisconsin Ave) - The real challenge at this East Coast pizza favorite is knowing when to stop when it comes to picking your toppings. And that...and that...and that.
+ The Shade Store (3324 M St) - The family-run, custom window treatment company has a rich heritage in luxury textiles and interior design. Its exclusive collection offers more than 900 fabrics and materials, providing customers with an unparalleled level of style and customization options.
+ UBIQ (3124 M St) - This highly curated men's footwear and apparel leader is based in Philadelphia -- short for ubiquitous.
+ Aesop (3275 M St) - The Melbourne-based skin, hair, and body-care shop is coming to Georgetown after its first District opening in Shaw last year. Aesop will carry its facial products, as well as hair care, body care and fragrances.
+ Peet's Coffee (3299 M St) - Your caffeine needs are a top priority in Georgetown. This San Francisco-based roaster opened in December and already has a loyal following.
+ Say Cheese (1132 29th St) - It's going to be a grilled cheese-focused eatery, which no one seems to be complaining about.
+ Church (3222 M St) - The eatery and taproom will serve casual food, cocktails and beer, with a space to hang out, drink Vigilante coffee and hold meetings. The space will be filled with old church pews, mantles and fireplaces, truly making it one of a kind in the neighborhood.