The first Praline Bakery and Bistro opened in Bethesda in 2006, and a new location is now open at The Wharf in D.C.
The law firm has signed a 15-year lease for 300,000 square feet in a pair of Phase 2 office towers as the anchor tenant and will relocate from its Metro Center location — where it has been since 1992 — when Phase 2 is finished in 2022.
Dozens of the displaced residents of the Arthur Capper Senior building, which was heavily damaged in a September fire, and their families joined together at The Anthem in Southwest D.C. for a Thanksgiving dinner.
The Wharf has been a success in its first year, and there are a lot of ways to get there without using your car, but the rapid density change has made getting around the old-fashioned way a little more difficult. The development’s success has come at a cost to some drivers confounded by traffic backups and parking problems.
When The Wharf opened on Oct. 12, 2017, it brought a number of restaurants, retail shops and music venues to D.C.’s Southwest waterfront. One year later, new businesses are still moving in. Here’s a look at The Wharf’s impact in its first year.
The Draken Harald Hårfagre will be docked at The Wharf’s Transit Pier, along D.C.’s Southwest waterfront, through Oct. 15.
Watching Cantina Marina get demolished was “like someone stuck their fists down my throat, grabbed my stomach and yanked it out,” Gina Genis, a local photographer and member of Wharf Wrats, told WTOP. See photos and video.
The weather is heating up and so is the Wharf — D.C.’s newest waterfront development. Here’s what you can expect this spring and summer.
The D.C. Council has extended a temporary measure so that establishments on The Wharf, in Southwest D.C., can keep serving alcohol. Bars and restaurants have also been allowed to serve late in the July days surrounding baseball’s All-Star Game.
The brand-new, 175-passenger American Constitution made The Wharf a stop on its current 11-day voyage out of Baltimore on Sunday. The developer of The Wharf said it’s not going to be a habit, though.
The Potomac Riverboat Company’s water taxi fleet services National Harbor in Maryland, Alexandria in Virginia, and Georgetown and The Wharf in D.C. See video.
Petalpalooza, formerly known as the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival, may be the last time to see the cherry blossoms at their peak, due to weather forecasts.
The first departure from The Wharf to National Harbor is 7:15 a.m., and the first departure from National Harbor to The Wharf is at 8:15 a.m. The one-way trip takes about 35 minutes.
Mi Vida serves what it describes as a menu inspired by Mexican street food in an elevated setting. The Milk Bar has cakes, cookies, pies, shakes and fresh-baked bread.
The beloved dock bar in Southwest D.C. is closing Saturday, as Phase II of The Wharf development expands. The bar will return to the waterfront, but not for at least a couple of years. See pictures and a video of the farewell, and find out what the owners have planned in the meantime.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.