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D.C.’s New Year-Round Rooftop Wine Garden Is Huge

Plus, Silver Spring’s new Haitian restaurant hosts a grand opening brunch

The rooftop wine garden at City Winery.
City Winery [Official photo]


The new rooftop wine garden at recent arrival City Winery (1350 Okie Street NE) is opening on Friday, July 13. The 10,000-square-foot space will provide ample room for drinking with a view of Ivy City, seating for 333, and additional performance space for visiting musical acts.

D.C. restaurant openings

Silver Spring restaurant Port-au-Prince is hosting a bottomless mimosa brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 15 to celebrate its grand opening. The Haitian restaurant, which serves traditional offerings ranging from butternut squash stew to stir-fried cod, is the culmination of the pop-up dinners founder Roberto Massillon has been organizing over the past year. Status: Certified open. 7912 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Md.; website.

Coming attractions

Arlnow reports that Middle Eastern-themed Medina appears to be moving into the space formerly occupied by Earl’s Sandwiches in Ballston (4215 N. Fairfax Drive). A sign for the forthcoming restaurant promises shawarma and falafel.


Bulk shopping mecca Costco is ditching the kielbasa it serves at its food court for acai bowls and its customers are none too happy. The Washington Post reports on the end of an era.

City Winery

1350 Okie Street NE, Washington, DC 20002 202-250-2531 Visit Website