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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Seventeen Wharf Businesses Nominated in WCP's Best of DC 2021 Contest

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The Wharf is proud to announce that seventeen businesses are nominated in a variety of readers' choice categories in the Washington City Paper's Best of D.C. 2021 contest. Support your local shops and restaurants by voting for the nominated businesses.

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Dog-Friendly Things to Do at The Wharf

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Treat your canine to a fun time at our restaurants, shops, parks, and piers during your next outing at The Wharf. 

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Where to Dine at The Wharf during Summer 2021 Metropolitan Restaurant Week

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Discover which restaurants at The Wharf are participating in the Summer 2021 Metropolitan Restaurant Week with to-go and dine-in options.

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Amaris Condominium Sales Gallery to Open in June

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Hoffman-Madison Waterfront has announced that sales for Amaris, The Wharf's newest high hospitality condominium, will begin in June. Every residence will have a balcony or a terrrace, and many of the units will have water views. The building is anticipated to be complete in late 2022. Visit to schedule a tour of the sales center. (Washington Post)

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Upscale Lebanese Restaurant ilili Plans a Summer Debut at The Wharf

calendar icon April 26, 2021

Chef and owner Philippe Massoud is opening a second outpost of upscale NYC Lebanese restaurant ilili to 100 District Square at The Wharf. Look for plenty of mezze favorites including duck shawarma, baked branzino, and baba ghannouj in a fantastic waterfront setting.

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The Wharf Hosts First-Of-Its-Kind Vaccination Drive for Construction Workers

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Unity Health Care, I.M.P. Concerts and the Associated Builders and Contractors of Metro Washington partnered together to use The Anthem at the Wharf in Southwest as a pop-up vaccination site for the 1,300 construction workers currently working on Phase 2 of The Wharf.

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You Can Now Rent Picnic Boats with Float DC at The Wharf

calendar icon April 13, 2021

Float DC has launched their 100% electric, Scandinavian designed, picnic boats for up to 8 people at The Wharf Marina. 

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Boardwalk Bar & Arcade Plans to Open at The Wharf in 2021

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Better Hospitality Group will open Boardwalk Bar & Arcade at The Wharf in 2021. Located at 715 Water Street SW, Boardwalk Bar & Arcade will feature games like shuffleboard and Skee-ball, and the menu will include chili dogs, corn dogs, blackened mahi tacos, and more.

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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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