The St. Regis is the perfect retreat for cherry blossom season.
As the cherry blossoms signal the shifting seasons, soak up all the beauty that D.C. has to offer with this roundup of enticing events.
With the cherry blossoms popping on the Tidal Basin later this month, The St. Regis offers a package to celebrate the blooms. It has transformed one of its suites into a sea of pinks and reds, with the focal point a cherry blossom bloom wall created by local florist MultiFlor. Guests also will enjoy in-room cherry blossom flower arrangements, silk kimono robes, candles, teas and desserts. Cherry Blossom Indulgence package, March 18-April 11, from $999 per night, 923 16th and K streets NW, 202.638.2626, marriott.com
Xiquet by Danny Lledó in Glover Park dishes food influenced by Valencia, Spain.
Xiquet by Danny Lledó recently opened in Northwest’s Glover Park. This new concept showcases the award-winning owner-chef’s recipes and dishes that are true to Valencia, Spain. Lledó works in a glass-enclosed kitchen, allowing guests to view the wood-fire cooking technique of the culinary team. 2404 Wisconsin Ave., 202.913.4671, xiquetdl.com
Tastemaker Heather Shaw Menis has launched Curio by Fifth & Main, a digital space to buy everything from bespoke wallpaper (Menis’ husband actually crafts his own) to a gorgeously curated selection of pillows, throws and other brilliant accessories for a springtime room refresh. curiobyfifthandmain.com
Heather Shaw Menis recently launched Curio by Fifth & Main.
Close to exceptional shopping and dining, The Elm is newly christened in downtown Bethesda near Bethesda Row. A combined partnership between Carr Properties, Bozzuto and Insight, the luxe apartments feature private balconies, 11 ½-foot-high ceilings, quartz kitchen countertops and Bosch appliances. We also love amenities like the rooftop terrace featuring a heated pool and grilling stations, the 28th-floor skybridge with stunning views of DC, an outdoor dog park and banquet services for hosting private events. 4710 Elm St., Bethesda, 301.876.4937, livetheelm.com
Hailing from the West Coast, Whom recently opened its second showroom nationally at Tysons Galleria. The eco-friendly brand works with clients to customize home decor—from sofas to accent tables—for every room of the house. Whom crafts furniture from sustainable hardwood and materials made from recycled polystyrene pulled from the world’s oceans. Look for a selection of nontoxic paints and finishes and more than 50 fabrics; furniture ships in four to six weeks. 2001 International Drive, McLean, Va., whomhome.com
The Elm, located in the heart of Bethesda and close to incredible food and shopping, recently opened its doors for luxe-apartment leasing.
2404 Wisconsin Ave., Rumble Boxing, offering an exceptional full-body, highintensity workout, recently opened its first DC studio—with strict COVID safety protocols in place. Can’t make it to class? Clients can book classes—boxing and strength, and cardio and strength—via Rumble TV. Both classes feature options for using equipment. 2001 M St. NW, 212.804.7918, doyourumble.com
Medical aesthetic studio OVME recently opened its first location in the DC region at Bethesda Row. The sleek studio features five treatment rooms and offers medical-grade skincare services like dermal fillers, Botox, laser resurfacing, photo facials and HydraFacials. 4921 Elm St., Bethesda, 240.419.6863, ovme.com
Photography by: From top to bottom, photos courtesy of The St. Regis; Xiquet by Danny Lledó; Moshe Zusman; The Elm.