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The Weekend Guide

discotheque!

This weekend goes down smooth.

DANCE
Discotheque
What:
The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum becomes a nightclub for one evening, complete with music from The Toxic Avenger (a.k.a. French DJ Simon Delacroix).
Why:
Neither rain nor sleet nor snow nor hail should keep you from this party.
When:
Fri., 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where:
2 Massachusetts Ave. NE, at N. Capitol St. (202-633-5555). Tickets ($35) online at residentassociates.org.

DRINK
Sloop Betty
What:
A new vodka ($32), made on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, is the first distilled in the state since Prohibition.
Why: The small-batch spirit is made with local ingredients and is aiming for organic certification.
When: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Ace Beverage, 3301 New Mexico Ave. NW, at Macomb St. (202-966-4444).

EAT
The Upper Crust Opens
What:
Hit D.C.’s outpost of the beloved Boston pizzeria for whole pies or slices ($3-$20).
Why: Order an Old Town (chorizo, garlic, crushed red pepper), The FLOTUS (spinach, broccoli, feta), or The Senate (hamburger, sausage, pepperoni).
When: Sun.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 1747 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, b/t 17th & 18th Sts. (202-463-0002).

CHUCKLE
Cool Dudes Hanging Out
What:
The Velvet Lounge hosts a lineup of local and national comedians.
Why: You’ll laugh at Jason Weems from Last Comic Standing, Mike Lawrence from John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show, and others.
When: Fri., 7 p.m.
Where: 915 U St. NW, b/t 9th & 10th Sts. (202-462-3213). Tickets ($5) at the door.

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LOCATIONS
Ace Beverage
3301 New Mexico Ave NW
@ Macomb St
Washington, DC 20016
202-966-4444
National Postal Museum
2 Massachusetts Ave NE
@ N Capitol St
Washington, DC 20002
202-633-5555
The Upper Crust
1747 Pennsylvania Ave NW
bt 17th & 18th Sts
Washington, DC 20006
202-463-0002
915 U St NW
bt 9th & 10th Sts
Washington, DC 20001
202-462-3213
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