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The Dandelion Patch Opens its Third Area Location at Village at Leesburg

The Dandelion Patch, a 16-year-old fine stationery store, announced the opening of its Leesburg location today. The Village at Leesburg locale is the fourth store in the company’s continued expansion, with its first locations in Vienna and Reston, Virginia and Georgetown in Washington DC, respectively.

In recent years, The Dandelion Patch has grown by more than 425%. In addition to offering fine stationery, custom invitations, and unique gifts for all occasions, the company has built a solid reputation for its exceptional service, attention to detail, and wedding expertise.

Breast Cancer Survivors Take to the Runway on Oct. 21st for Key to the Cure in Chevy Chase

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! And you can do your part to support this important cause while also enjoying an altogether delightful evening.

Key to the Cure sponsors are planning an evening to remember with shopping, entertainment, cuisine from local restaurants, and, of course, a fabulous Key to the Treasure raffle. At 6:00 p.m., prior to the evening’s runway show, event co-chairs Maura Fitzgerald Shannon and Linda V. Courie will host a cocktail party for all Key to the Cure guests. 

On the runway, swimsuit designer Minno Mobin-Ventura of Belafigura Swimwear will team with breast cancer survivor models to showcase her exclusive Miami-inspired, upscale swimwear line for mastectomy patients.

District Sample Sale Proves That Fashion and Charity Go Hand In Hand

Last night, Georgetown's M Street was abuzz as hundreds of fashionable women—from up and down the east coast—attended the District Sample Sale. The event is hosted twice-annually by the District Sample Sale Foundation, which was founded by Real Housewives of D.C. star Mary Schmidt Amons, Shannon Haley, Liberty Jones, Barbara Martin and Jayne Sandman. Prior to this eighth installment of the Sale, the Foundation had raised over $187,000 for local charities.

District Sample Sale in Georgetown to Benefit GW's Breast Cancer Mammovan Program

On Thursday, September 16th, The District Sample Sale Foundation will hold yet another District Sample Sale.  The event will run from 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., and will take place at 3336 M Street in Georgetown.

Benefits from the Sample Sale will go to the George Washington University Medical Center Mammovan.  GW’s Mammovan is a unique program that provides mammograms to women in need throughout the DC area.

The District Sample Sale invites women to enjoy an evening of designer shopping at bargain prices.  Tons of upscale DC boutiques and designers will be offering incredible products at incredibly low prices.

The District Sample Sale will have food and drink as well.  Additionally, there will be a silent auction and raffle.

Square 54, The Avenue To Introduce Foggy Bottom Whole Foods

There will be a Foggy Bottom Whole Foods after all.  Whole Foods has signed a lease with The Avenue, the new name for the Square 54 project across from the Foggy Bottom Metro, for a space that spans 38,000 square feet.

The Avenue as a building is really beginning to take shape.  Whole Foods will join  Devon & Blakely, as well as a couple of restaurants that have already signed up to be part of the brand new construction.

The arrival of a Whole Foods will be a welcome sight to many Foggy Bottom residents. 

It used to be that the only legitimate grocery store in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood was the Safeway in the Watergate building.  Then, in 2006, Trader Joe's moved into the West End area.  Once open, the Whole Foods in the Avenue will provide residents and GWU students with their first major grocery store right in the heart of Foggy Bottom.