From New Digs in Navy Yard to Socially Distanced Fitness in Old Town, Discovery Awaits in the Months Ahead

By Michael McCarthy | August 26, 2020 | Home & Real Estate Food & Drink Style & Beauty culture

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LIVE JBG Properties recently pulled back the curtain on the 1205 Collection, a chic addition to West Half—a mere toss from Nationals Park. Residents can expect amenities like a rooftop pool with a sun deck and cabanas, and a state-of-the-art fitness center with a yoga studio. $1,915-$10,670 per month, 1205 Half St. SE, 833.878.8046, westhalf.com STAY CafeĢ Riggs at the new Riggs hotel in Penn Quarter launches Riggs Rooftop early this month. The enclosed rooftop terrace, with stunning views of Penn Quarter, opens just in time for cooler weather and scouting trips for spring’s wedding and gala season. From $340 per night, 900 F St. NW, 202.638.1800, riggsdc.com SWEAT Betsy Weissman, Old Town’s fitness guru, recently announced that her Pilates studio, Sculp’d, will offer four workout options: in-studio reservations-only classes with machines spaced 10 feet apart; virtual classes with live instruction; 100 on-demand classes; and an online virtual studio that includes stretching techniques, recipes and workout playlists. 1103 Queen St., Alexandria, 703.567.4442, sculpd.co SIP Oenophiles, rejoice: WineLair, a private wine club in the West End adjacent to The Ritz-Carlton, opens its doors this month, with everything from personal wine lockers (holding up to 52 bottles), members-only events and priority access to rare wine buys. $500 per month, 512.983.3750, 1120 22nd St. NW, winelair.com



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