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“The aptly-named Glover Park Beer Garden opens on Wednesday,” writes Anna Spiegel in Washingtonian. “The summer-long pop-up takes over the outdoor patio of the Savoy Suites Hotel at 2505 Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest, and will serve a range of brews and German-style eats.” To minimize noise complaints, the outdoor bar will close at 11 p.m., Spiegel writes.

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515e43e8e4b0daad6e7c6a5eBalance Gym co-founder Graham King has a new venture at the Savoy Suites Hotel (2505 Wisconsin Ave.): Roam Fitness, an indoor/outdoor training gym. “Our motto, Fitness Without Boundaries, stems from the belief that health and wellness should not be confined to the four walls of a gym,” King tells us. “Our signature program ‘OutRun’ gets people out of the gym and into DC’s open spaces like Rock Creek Park, the Tow Path, Roosevelt Island, etc. We never take the same route, and we incorporate the obstacles we find along the way into the workout. For example, in a 4-mile run we will stop along the way for pushups, pullups, squats…and stump jumping.” Inside the hotel, a new gym facility features free weights and cardio machines as well as functional fitness equipment such as sandbags, hurdles, kettlebells, and gymnastic rings, King says.

Monthly gym memberships start at $50, and individual classes cost $25 each. But Roam Fitness is currently offering free trial memberships that last through the end of May and include unlimited classes. To sign up, click here.

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From the April 2013 edition of the Glover Park Gazette:

Twist at the Savoy Suites (2505 Wisconsin Ave.) offers a “bottomless buffet” brunch. “Unwind from your weekend with our famous unlimited pours of mimosas and tangy Bloody Marys,” an announcement urges. The brunch, which also features a variety of entrees, salads, and desserts, runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays. Cost is $29.95 per person.

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On October 11, the Savoy Suites Hotel (2505 Wisconsin Ave.) will host a cocktail reception and fundraiser for Friends of Guy Mason, the nonprofit group that helps maintain the Guy Mason Recreation Center (3600 Calvert St.).

Although Guy Mason is a city-run facility, Friends of Guy Mason augments what the government’s stretched budget is able to provide. In the past, the group has maintained the center’s tree canopy and fragrance garden; installed new playground equipment; and led community cleanup days. “We promise to continue to be strong advocates for the interests of students, faculty, and guests inside the building as well as all the outdoor users,” writes FOGM president Dan Melman in a statement to Glover Parkers. “As we build upon our past successes, we ask you to support us in our efforts to steward and improve our local treasure. We cannot do it without you.”

The October 11 event runs from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets cost $60 each and can be purchased at the Friends of Guy Mason website.

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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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From recent police incident reports (all names are made up):

July 10, between 9 and 10 p.m.
2348 Wisconsin
Pickpocket

Miriam left her purse hanging on the back of a chair at Bourbon. She later discovered that someone had stolen her wallet.



Between July 20, 10 p.m., and July 21, 7 p.m.
2101 Wisconsin
Theft from auto

Luigi parked his white 2005 Chevy van at the Holiday Inn. When he came back, his window had been smashed and his Dewalt drill was missing.


July 23, 7:40 p.m.
1855 Wisconsin
Shoplifting

Travis went to the Safeway, picked up 18 DVDs (or CDs, or videos—the police report isn’t clear), put them inside a bag, and put the bag under his shirt. A store employee stopped him and called police. Travis was arrested.


July 24, 2:30 p.m.
2505 Wisconsin
Theft

Bernard entered the Savoy Suites Hotel through the front door and walked through the bar and into an unlocked closet. He stole a silver Dolce and Gabbana bag and fled south on Wisconsin on a bicycle.


August 1, 8:30 p.m.
2323 Wisconsin
Shoplifting

Bertram went into Whole Foods and stole sex enhancement pills.

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From recent police incident reports (all names are made up):

Between June 26, 2 p.m., and June 30, 2 p.m.
2121 Wisconsin Avenue
Burglary

An unknown person broke into Lola’s locked office, stole a Dell laptop, and left behind a child’s Grasshopper sleeping bag.



Between July 4, 7 p.m., and July 5, noon
2444 Wisconsin (rear)
Stolen auto

Rufus parked a white 2005 Buick LaCrosse with Georgia tags behind Surfside. When he came back the next day, the car was gone.


July 5, 5:45 p.m.
1855 Wisconsin
Pickpocket

Maura was shopping at Safeway. A man distracted her with trivial conversation while a woman stole her purse.


Between July 7, 8 p.m., and July 8, 5:45 p.m.
2101 Wisconsin
Theft from auto

Rick parked a white 2009 Ford truck at the Holiday Inn. When he returned, his window had been smashed and his GPS was missing.


July 8, around 1:40 p.m.
1855 Wisconsin
Theft

Nigel left his cell phone on a table at the Safeway and saw a man swipe it. Nigel tried to get the phone back, but the man fled the store and ran south on Wisconsin.

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