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CorePower Yoga, a Denver-based chain, will open a Glover Park location this fall, a tipster tells us. We don’t know the exact spot, but we hear it’s a few doors down from locally owned Yoga District (2201 Wisconsin Ave.). If you know more, tell us in the comments! We’ve got calls out to CorePower and will update this post when/if they respond.

[UPDATE: Frank Carmel reports below that a sign went up next to the new location of Einstein's Bagels, 2233 Wisconsin Ave.]

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A new yoga studio has opened at 2201 Wisconsin Ave., next to Wide World of Wines. Yoga District “offers affordable and by-donation yoga classes in community-run yoga centers committed to eco-friendly practices,” according to its website. The storefront space had been vacant since 2010. It was previously occupied by Georgetowne Lock.

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Yoga District is opening a “new little neighborhoody Glover Park street studio” at 2201 Wisconsin Ave. in May, according to the Georgetown Patch. The building is currently home to Hair Lounge Salon, Natuzzi Italia, and Ligne Roset.

The local five-studio chain offers affordable, community-based classes as well as a work-study program. From its website: “Each Yoga District studio is run by community members from the studio’s surrounding neighborhood. These community members volunteer 4 hours a week doing anything from providing legal advice to washing cups, from watering plants to signing in students. These volunteers are the backbone of Yoga District. They are a huge reason why Yoga District is able to offer yoga to DC for $10 or less for more than five years.” For more information on this program, visit yogadistrict.com.

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Mayfair & Pine (2218 Wisconsin Ave.) will serve a six-course wine-and-champagne dinner on December 7 at 7 p.m. Each course features wine pairings from Charlottesville’s Thibaut-Janisson Winery. Courses include pumpkin bisque, samosa pie with date sauce, and braised short ribs. The dinner costs $85 per person (including tax and tip), and a representative from Wide World of Wines (2201 Wisconsin Ave.) will be on hand with bottles of the showcased wines for sale. For reservations and tickets, visit cityeats.com.

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KGB Deals is selling three discount coupons for Hair Lounge Salon (2201 Wisconsin Ave.). Deals include a coupon for a one-hour deep exfoliating treatment for $49 (regular price: $130) and a coupon for a collagen-boosting facial plus brow shaping for $49 (regular price: $165).

Restaurant.com is selling a variety of discount coupons for Twist Georgetown (2505 Wisconsin Ave., in Savoy Suites). Deals include a coupon good for $25 off your bill that costs $10 and a coupon good for $75 off your bill that costs $30.

Reported by Laurie England

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European style returns to the former Mobili space at 2201 Wisconsin Ave. this Saturday, April 21, when Ligne Roset opens its doors. The French company designs and manufactures contemporary furniture and home accessories. As its corporate website states, “Ligne Roset is synonymous with modern luxury and invites customers to revel in a contemporary, design-forward lifestyle.”

Part of the former Mobili space is still being readied for Natuzzi Italia, a furniture boutique scheduled to open in mid-May, says Dani Rose, one of three co-owners of the two stores, which will share staff and a connecting passageway. The Natuzzi shop will be the first in the U.S. to offer an exclusive line of furniture, lighting, and other home accessories designed by the Italian firm Natuzzi, “the world leader in leather sofas,” Rose adds. “Whether you are in the market for architectural design (Ligne Roset) or everyday living (Natuzzi Italia), we have something for you.”

Along with Rose, the stores’ owners are David Zein, who has 20 years of interior design experience, and colleague Olivier Valette of Paris.

Ligne Roset will open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday through Saturday and at noon on Sundays. It will close at 8 p.m. on Thursday, at 5 p.m. on Sunday, and at 6 p.m. on its other opening days. The shop’s Monday hours will be by appointment only.

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Sometime between February 13 and February 17, two air conditioning units with a combined value of $5,000 were stolen from the rear of 2201 Wisconsin Ave., the office building where Hair Lounge and Wide World of Wines are located—and where Ligne Roset will soon be. Although the perpetrator was caught on surveillance video, police have no suspects in the case, according to an incident report.

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From the January 2011 edition of the Glover Park Gazette:

Sullivan’s Toy Store & Art Supplies (3412 Wisconsin Ave.) continues to hunt for a new location, and several Glover Park properties have been in play. But so far, the shop has not managed to strike a deal with a landlord. We hear that at least one landlord with a vacant Glover Park storefront has turned the family-owned store down because the landlord is holding out for a national retail tenant. Owner Tam Sullivan would not confirm that or say which Glover Park properties he has investigated, but two that would seem to meet the store’s square footage needs are the combined Fan Fair and Vespa space at Georgetown Plaza (2233 Wisconsin Ave.), vacant since late 2008, and the former Mobili space (2201 Wisconsin Ave.), vacant for more than three years.

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From the December 2010 edition of the Glover Park Gazette:

Stand-up comedy comes to the Avenue on Thursday, December 2, when Angelico Pizzeria (2313 Wisconsin Ave.) will host a show featuring Marcus Brown, Ken Watter, Emily Ruskowski, Jessica Brodkin, and Royce Wynn. Doors open at 7 p.m. Cost is $10.

Whole Foods (2323 Wisconsin Ave.) will host a storewide sampling of holiday items and offerings on December 4 from noon to 3 p.m.

Invitees can sip champagne and preview goodies from the holiday gift shop at Hair Lounge Salon (2201 Wisconsin Ave.) on the evening of Wednesday, December 8. To be invited to this free event, email events@chicpr.com.

Jonah’s Treehouse (2121 Wisconsin Ave.) will host a holiday party on December 17. Details weren’t available at press time, but can be found at jonahstreehouse.com.

Town Hall (2218 Wisconsin Ave.) is offering an all-inclusive New Year’s Eve party package. Details weren’t available at press time, but can be found at townhalldc.com. The restaurant is also available for private holiday parties.

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From the December 2010 edition of the Glover Park Gazette:

Georgetowne Lock has closed its 2201 Wisconsin Avenue storefront, but proprietor Lon Porter still offers 24-hour service through his Georgetown line, 202-625-7233. Asked why he closed his Glover Park location, Porter made joking reference to a political party in the recent New York governor’s race: “The rent is too damn high!” Porter provides discounts to senior citizens, members of the military, and those paying in cash.

Reported by Laurie England.

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