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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Jessie Taylor Seafood Celebrates 90 Years at the Municipal Fish Market

calendar icon April 25, 2022

The longest-tenured vendor at the Fish Market, is Jessie Taylor Seafood, which is owned and operated by the Evans family. This spring, the Evans family is celebrating 90 years at The Municipal Fish Market.

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Tall Ship Providence Relocates to The Wharf for 2022 Cruise Season

calendar icon April 21, 2022

Tall Ship Providence relocates to The Wharf for the 2022 cruise season due to construction on a new, permanent heritage center for Alexandria's tall ship. Visit the Providence at the Day Docks at The Wharf Marina through fall 2022. 

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Washington Blade’s Pride on the Pier celebration and fireworks show returning to The Wharf June 11

calendar icon April 13, 2022

The Washington Blade's annual Pride on the Pier events and fireworks show returns to The Wharf during during DC Pride weekend on Saturday, June 11, 2022, from 2-9 p.m.

The event will include DJs, dancing and entertainment, including local artists Eletrox, Jai Syncere and Sean Morris.

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HMW Reveals Name and Design of The Wharf's Final Apartment Building, The Tides

calendar icon March 24, 2022

Hoffman-Madison Waterfront (HMW), the development partnership behind The Wharf, announced the name and design of The Tides apartment building in The Wharf neighborhood. The building’s unique geometric design, which steps backward and forward mimicking the movement of the tides, inspired the building’s name. Leasing begins Spring 2022, with move-ins beginning Summer 2022.

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Fat Fish Opens at The Wharf with Poké Bowls

calendar icon March 16, 2022

New tropical retro-themed eatery Fat Fish opens at The Wharf offering quick, custom poké bowls, sushi style rolls, and vegan ice cream with exotic flavors. As a purveyor of healthy food, environmental stewardship, and locally sourced products, Fat Fish is passionate about protecting the natural systems that sustain everyday life. Enjoy fresh-from-the-earth foods with a groovy twist from Fat Fish all year long.

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New Bubble Tea Shop E-Tea Opens at The Wharf

calendar icon March 3, 2022

The fresh-brewed tea shop, located at 49 District Square SW, offers traditional Taiwanese tea, bubble tea, rice wraps, and pastries. The grab-and-go style restaurant features milk-based teas like Brown Sugar Bubble Tea and Thai Tea, as well as fruit-based teas like Dragon Fruit Rose Black Tea and Passion Green Tea.

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Discover the Romanian Art Exhibit "MI-E DOR DE TINE" at The Wharf

calendar icon Feb. 17, 2022

One in four Romanians currently resides outside Romanian national borders, most of them in Europe, some in other places, many of them in the United States. The “MI-E DOR DE TINE” neon artwork display at The Wharf is a declaration of reunification dedicated to them, a message of hope from those left behind in Romania.

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Boardwalk Bar & Arcade Opens at The Wharf with a Beachy-Bar Vibe

calendar icon Feb. 17, 2022

Better Hospitality Group opens Boardwalk Board & Arcade at The Wharf. The family-friendly hangout spot offers over 30 arcade games, carnival-inspired food and drink, and a waterfront patio that can seat 70. Plus, they offer daily happy hour specials and pitcher options. Enjoy summer vibes at this beachy bar all year long.

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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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