The Rundown…

Dining: According to our friends over at PQ Living, Pret A Manger finally opens.

More Dining: Jefferson Hotel’s Quill is hosting a competition; which bartender can produce  the best mixed drink using Heavy Water Vodka? Find out July 11th. – Washington Business Journal

Travel: Boston, Washington, and Chicago are thrown out as possible destinations for service by British Airways from London City airport. The Internationalist contacted the BA press office in NY, but they claimed “nothing is in the pipeline.” – Breaking Travel News

Public Art:  The Gallery Place-Chinatown metro station will receive piece of art by Martha Jackson Jarvis containing four panels showcasing classical Chinese imagery. – Greater Greater Washington

Health: This fall, D.C public schools will stop serving flavored milk to children. But in May, the D.C. Council killed a proposal on a soda tax. – Organic Authority/Washington Post

Grooming: Guys ditch the traditional bar soap and lather up with shower gels. Guys in other countries have ditched bar soap for years. It took us a decade to catch up with them. – NPR

Funny and Random:  College students don’t study that much anymore. Why? Here are eight possible theories, including “professors don’t give a good crap” and “students kant reed gud.” We wonder who will serve as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations 50 years from now because this bunch ain’t bright. – The Atlantic Wire

Event: Asia After Dark at the Freer Gallery of Art. (July 15, 6:30 pm)  – Washington Post



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