Stars and Bars: Grand Re-opening @ Miracle on 7th Street, 11/25/16

Gretchen, Stop Trying to Make Fetch Happen by Joy Asico
A Christmas-themed cocktail: Gretchen, Stop Trying to Make Fetch Happen (Photo by Joy Asico)

Last Christmas, Derek Brown had an idea! A clever idea!

Derek got a wonderful, amazing idea!

(To be fair, he borrowed the idea from a friend in New York City.)

He would make Christmas even better! And so away he lept with Angie Fetherston and Drink Company and they magically transformed their bar Mockingbird Hill into the super-festival Miracle on 7th Street (named in equal parts for its address at 1843 7th St. NW, DC, and a movie about holiday shopping at the Macy’s department store, Miracle on 34th Street.)

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Don’t Miss: Duran Duran @ MGM National Harbor, 12/31/16 & 1/1/17

Simon Le Bon
Happy birthday to Simon Le Bon, singing above on Dec. 9, 2015. (Photo by Phil Guest)

Please please tell me now is there something I should know?

Well, today, Oct. 27, 2016, is the 58th birthday of Simon Le Bon, lead singer of the epic Duran Duran!

Cool! Anything else?

Why yes! Simon and his bandmates Nick Rhodes, John Taylor, and Roger Taylor have sprung a surprise return to the DC area to perform at the new MGM National Harbor on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

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