From a new medspa to exceptional places to live, the month ahead ushers in unlimited possibilities for fun around the District and beyond.The rooftop at Dylan, now leasing in Alexandria
LIVE Carlyle Crossing, Alexandria’s latest dynamic neighborhood, has reached another milestone: Its final 433-unit residential building, Dylan, is now available for leasing. Residents of the luxe building, which overlooks Old Town and the Masonic Temple, can expect a range of great amenities. Early favorites include a rooftop pool with sun shelf and clubhouse, lavish cabanas with private dining areas, and a state-of-the-art fitness center equipped with a studio for spinning, yoga and functional training equipment. 2455 Mandeville Lane, 571.765.5163, dylanandreese.com
Gourmands will love the tasting options at SAVOR, which returns this month at the Anthem.
TASTE After a two-year hiatus, SAVOR is back. This year’s culinary celebration, which will take place at the Anthem, will feature James Beard-nominated chefs like DC’s Danny Lee of Anju. Outstanding fare is complemented by libations from iconic and experimental craft breweries like Urban Artifact and Maine Beer Co. It’s a tasting experience not to miss this summer. June 24, 901 Wharf St. SW, savorcraftbeer.com
The Clubhouse at The Tides, new at The Wharf in Southwest
DISCOVER The Wharf on the Southwest waterfront lands another jewel this summer, when The Tides opens. Created by Hoffman-Madison Waterfront, the development partnership behind The Wharf, the luxe apartments showcase an innovative, geometric design as the building mimics the movement of the tides. With 255 residences, the property features a 2,600-square-foot fitness center, The Den (a gathering space complete with double-sided fireplace, wet bar and lounge), an 800-squarefoot terrace and a conference space. The building also includes 13,000 square feet of ground-level retail space. 760 Maine Ave. SW, thetidesdc.com
Whiskies of the World features an impressive lineup of distillers
INDULGE Whiskies of the World lands in DC this month, and, for serious spirits aficionados, don’t miss the VIP experience. Guests receive early access to the event for more face-to-face time with distillers, priority reservations for the master classes and private access to high-end whiskies and culinary offerings. Participating brands include One Eight Distilling, Beam Suntory, Dewar’s, Garrison Brothers, James Pepper Distilling Co., Maker’s Mark, Starward Whiskey and Virginia Distillery, among others. June 11, Yours Truly, 1143 New Hampshire Ave. NW, whiskiesoftheworld.com
SHINE Chicago transplant and jewelry designer Tracey Mayer has a decidedly different approach to selling her exquisite pieces. Instead of employing the online model or even a brick-and-mortar shop, her handcrafted work can be found at nonprofit private shopping events, where a portion of the proceeds goes to charity. Her first women’s collection features limited-edition golden South Sea pearls, whose golden color is only found in the Philippines and Indonesia. The collection also features statement pieces of meticulously set gemstones. @thetraceymayer
PAMPER SkinSpirit’s luxury medspas, which opened much-lauded locations in Los Angeles and New York City last year, recently launched a clinic in Georgetown. Clients can expect cutting-edge technology in a spalike setting, with Botox Cosmetic and dermal fillers, facials and leading-edge aesthetic skin, face and body services. 1855 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202.992.8890, skinspirit.com
Visit Provence this fall with DC chef Ryan Ratino via Modern Adventure.
TRAVEL DC’s Michelin-star chef Ryan Ratino (Jônt and Bresca) heads to Provence this fall—with company. Because Provençal culture is at the core of Ratino’s food philosophy, the culinary-focused trip via Modern Adventure is a special opportunity to share one of France’s most iconic food and wine regions with travelers and meet with the area’s vintners and chefs. modernadventure.com
DC artist Heather Lynn showcases her work at Touchstone Gallery this month.
SEE Local artist Heather Lynn might be one of the busiest creators in the region. In the past six months, she has exhibited at Art Basel in Switzerland and Miami, showcased her Superloved series in Palm Beach, participated in Art Expo at Pier 36 in New York City and, last month, unveiled her work at the Cannes Film Festival (catch her in the Hamptons later this summer at Art Market). She’ll return home this month to tout Superloved in a solo show. June 3-26, Touchstone Gallery, 901 New York Ave. NW, 202.682.4125, heatherlynnarts.com
SIP Café Riggs, located at the Riggs Hotel in Penn Quarter, recently launched its First Ladies of Wine program—a wines-by-the-glass menu featuring an exclusive list of female-led wineries. These are women who continue to pave the way as owners, collaborators and winemakers. 900 F St. NW, 202.638.1800, riggsdc.com
Photography by: COURTESY OF BRANDS; COURTESY OF TRACEY MAYER; COURTESY OF SKINSPIRIT; JAAKKO KEMPPAINEN/UNSPLASH; COURTESY OF HEATHER LYNN; LILIYA GREK/UNSPLASH