The Wharf in the News

As the biggest development in the history of our nation’s capital, The Wharf is creating quite a buzz. Browse the most recent headlines below.


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Where to Eat Brunch at The Wharf This Summer

calendar icon July 15, 2020

From breakfast tacos with a bloody mary to eggs benedict with a mimosa, the restaurants at The Wharf have a variety of brunch offerings that can cure any morning cravings. Check out the official list of restaurants at The Wharf offering sit down brunch this summer.

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The Wharf Welcomes Maisons, A New Pop-Up Boutique

calendar icon July 8, 2020

The Wharf, Washington, DC’s world-class, mixed-use waterfront neighborhood, announces a new addition to the list of retail offerings: Maisons.

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How to Wharf: Phase One Reopening Information & Resources

calendar icon May 29, 2020

How to Wharf: Phase One Reopening Information & Resources to Help You Enjoy The Wharf Safely

In response to Mayor Muriel Bowser's Order to move Washington, D.C. into Phase One Reopening on Friday, May 29, 2020, The Wharf has begun a step-by-step approach to safely welcome visitors back to the neighborhood for outdoor dining and curbside pickup of retail goods.

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20 Best Places to Spend Christmas This Year

calendar icon Oct. 31, 2019

Our nation's capital is an ideal place to spend the holidays, thanks to jaw-dropping celebrations, lights, and spectacles. Visitors can enjoy the Downtown Holiday Market, or the Holiday Boat Parade, ice skating, Holiday Camp Wharf firepit, and fireworks down by D.C.'s waterfront The Wharf. (The Oprah Magazine)

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Washington, DC: From museums to meals and moonshine

calendar icon Oct. 21, 2019

For those whose tastes run culinary over cultural, this is the British GQ guide to spending your free time in the centre of the free world. The first stop is at The Wharf, a publicly minded space, that feels open and flexible, and has quickly become a destination for shoppers, diners and fitness enthusiasts. We ate at Mi Vida which serves the authentic flavours of Mexico... (British GQ)

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Five Ways to Get Your S'mores Fix in DC

calendar icon Oct. 15, 2019

The scent of a wood-burning fire leads the way to Camp Wharf. There, chairs are arranged around a flickering fire, where passersby can hang out or purchase s’mores supplies. “It really started with the romance of the fire pit,” says Bob Rubenkonig, executive director of the Wharf Community Association. “It’s this social gathering place, right along the water.” (Washington Post)

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Harbours are the hot new neighbourhoods

calendar icon Sept. 17, 2019

Forward-thinking cities are investing billions to turn old docklands from no-go zones to places you’ll actually want to visit. Go to The Wharf  after a day on the National Mall. Start with East Coasters on the half shell at Hank’s Oyster Bar, then do dinner at Del Mar as the sun sets over the Potomac.(Condé Nast Traveller)

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The Wharf Wins Urban Land Institute Global Award for Excellence

calendar icon Sept. 5, 2019

The ULI Global Awards for Excellence, widely recognized as one of the development industry’s most prestigious awards programs, recognizes projects with a comprehensive level of quality and a forward-looking approach to development and design.(Urban Land Magazine)

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Water Taxi & Wharf Jitney

Introducing one of the best ways to view the city and the easiest mode of transportation to get to destinations on the Potomac and Anacostia rivers: our new water taxi. And if you just want to get across the Washington Channel, catch our jitney to East Potomac Park for a round of golf or a leisurely stroll.

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Commercial Leasing

The District’s most noteworthy companies and retailers are setting down roots at The Wharf. Among the best commercial real estate in DC, our trophy spaces and prime retail locations provide prominent visibility and an attractive location with sweeping vistas and a lively after-work dining and entertainment scene.

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