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LEVAIN BAKERY

PROJECTED OPENING: Late Summer 2020 3131 M Street NW New York City's most famous cookies are coming to Georgetown this Summer. Levain Bakery is expected to open in the space formerly occupied by Johnny Rokcets. These six-ounce cookies is the perfect treat to satisfy any sweet tooth. The four best sellers will be featured at this new site as well as a gluten-free chocolate walnut chip plus other new cookies.
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PEARL'S BAGELS

1017 7th St NW Allee and Oliver Cox, husband and wife duo, have left their media/PR careers to open up their new bagel concept: Pearl Bagels. The New Jersey natives noticed a lack of authentic bagel shops in their Shaw neighborhood and are now striving to create the ultimate bagel oasis for the District. Pearl Bagels occupies the former Hogo venue, offering an extensive menu of bagel and spread options. These traditional dough-filled creations will solely use simple ingredients to parallel that beloved NJ bagel. www.pearlsbagels.com Photo Credit: www.popville.com      
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La Fête Nationale

Call it La Fête Nationale or Le Quatorze Juillet, Bastille Day celebrations are a big deal throughout France, and even here stateside. Celebrated on July 14th, the most important French holiday marks the birth of the French Republic. While the usual parades, waiter races, and can-can girls may be sidelined this year, you can still dine on French specialties around  town that will make you sigh "Vive La France!" Click here, here, here, and here for area celebrations. 
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Eye on Travel from The Conrad Hotel

The Eye on Travel Podcast with Peter Greenberg and featuring Nycci Nellis brings you a CBS broadcast from The Conrad Hotel in Washington D.C., recorded before the Covid-19 pandemic classification. This pre-Covid episode features Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, National Air and Space Museum's Chief Curator Peter Jakab, The Washington Post's Roxanne Roberts, and much more.
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Grand Wedding Plans May Have to Shrink, For...

The wedding industry is experiencing a near total collapse as result of the current pandemic. So many couples have had to put their wedding dreams on hold while they wait for new mandates on when and how we can gather. No surprise, a group of leading women wedding professionals in DC have the solution, coming together to form a startup, Petit Soirée. Lauryn Prattes founded Petit Soiree and reached out to some of the best in the industry to come together (virtually) and collaborate on ways to execute small weddings in lieu of the larger ones, for now. On this episode of Industry Night, Nycci spoke with Lauryn Prattes and Buttercream Bakeshop’s Tiffany MacIssac about the state of the event's industry, what they hope to expect down the road and how the formation of Petit Soirée can provide some wedding relief to those who need it. Listen to the full conversation on FullService Radio.    
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