Club Monaco closed its M Street doors Friday March 25. While there is no official confirmation, the store seems to be tossing around the idea of relocating within the neighborhood. Club Monaco will be replaced by All Saints, a store with style not far off from Club Monaco’s girly chic.
Calvin Klein Underwear is taking over the former Body Shop. The new Calvin Klein store will be located at 3207 M St.
Heiner Contemporary, the city’s newest art gallery will be located at 1675 Wisconsin Ave. The gallery will provide opportunities to learn about contemporary art and support artists through a dynamic exhibition schedule and corresponding public programming. Opening to the public on May 20, the gallery will launch a solo exhibition of work by critically acclaimed Brooklyn-based artist Elizabeth Huey. The exhibition will run through July 2.
San Francisco-based women’s clothing and accessory store Babette opened its first DC store March 21. Clothing designer Babette Pinsky is best known for her pleated raincoats and other dramatic, modern designs. The store, located at 3307 Cady’s Alley, and which was once home to Design Within Reach, will officially fill Cady’s Alley.
The Four Seasons Hotel, located at 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue in Georgetown, has once again earned a five star rating from the Forbes Travel Guide’s Annual Star Awards 2011. The Four Seasons Hotel Washington is one of 54 hotels to obtain this accolade and remains the first and only hotel in DC to achieve the rating.
CB2, a modern destination of Crate and Barrel, will open its doors at 3307 M Street. The store carries affordable modern furnishings for the apartment, loft and home.