Business Ins & Outs: Van Leeuwen Ice Cream, Boat House Apparel; Eagle Bank

In: Van Leeuwen, as in … Ice Cream

Van Leeuwen, the Brooklyn-born brand known for its made-from-scratch dairy and vegan ice creams, will open at noon, Thursday, May 11, at 3245 Prospect St. NW.

For the debut of its Georgetown outpost, the brand has partnered with beloved neighborhood bakery Baked & Wired to create a limited edition ice cream flavor — Dirty Chai Cupcake.

The Georgetown shop will feature more than 30 of the brand’s signature flavors  including Honeycomb, Pistachio (made with pistachios sourced from Mount Etna in Sicily), Marionberry Cheesecake (made with vine-ripened berries from Oregon farm partner Stahlbush Island Farms), and Earl Grey Tea (made with Rishi Tea)  along with custom sundaes, handmade ice cream sandwiches, root beer floats, milkshakes and pints to-go.

To mark the opening, the Georgetown Van Leeuwen will be offering $1 scoops between noon and 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 11. The first 100 customers in line will receive free, limited-edition Van Leeuwen D.C. totes. 

Boat House Apparel has opened along the C&O Canal at 1061 31st St. NW.

In: Boat House Apparel … at the Canal

Boat House Apparel has opened along the C&O Canal at 1061 31st St. NW, specializing in graphic tees, sweatshirts and accessories centered around lake life and relaxing vacations. The women-owned small business has “built a community around a love for fashion, travel, and water, capturing the magic of summers.” It is located in the Georgetown House boutique hotel.

In: Ever/Body … for Real

Ever/Body — “a pioneer of a first-of-its-kind approach to cosmetic dermatology that combines an unparalleled industry standard of medical expertise with a convenient and modern client experience,” the business tells us — opened at 1242 Wisconsin Ave. NW.

Out: Eagle Bank Flies Away

The Georgetown Branch of Eagle Bank at 3143 N St. NW closed May 5. Accounts were transferred to and will be serviced by the K Street Branch located at 2001 K St. NW. If you have any questions, contact Francisco Benitez, former Georgetown Branch Manager, at 301-961-1191 or by email at



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