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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How to Roast the Perfect S'more at Camp Wharf

calendar icon Aug. 9, 2022

In preparation for National S'mores Day on August 10, The Wharf's Executive Director—also known as "the unofficial s'mores counselor"—gives The New York Times tips and tricks on how to roast a perfect s'more at Camp Wharf.

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The Wharf Announces Seven New Restaurants Opening in Phase 2

calendar icon July 20, 2022

In addition to the preliminary line-up of retail businesses and restaurants released in January 2022, The Wharf has announced seven new restaurants opening in Phase 2 including Gordon Ramsay Hell's Kitchen, Limani, Milk & Honey Cafe & more.

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The Wharf and DOEE Unveil the High Water Mark Art Installation

calendar icon June 29, 2022

The Wharf and the Department of Energy & Environment kicked off DC Flood Week with the unveiling of the High Water Mark art installation at The Wharf. Visit the sculpture near the Municipal Fish Market to see historic and future flood levels.

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Boardwalk Bar & Arcade at The Wharf Begins Offering Bottomless Brunch

calendar icon June 3, 2022

Boardwalk Bar & Arcade at The Wharf begins offering a la carte brunch dishes and bottomless brunch options from 11am-2:30pm every Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy 2 courses of brunch paired with bottomless mimosas for $57 per person.

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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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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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