Black History Month in Washington D.C.


One of the reasons we love the Apartments at CityCenter is that you are in the middle of everything. There are many ways to observe Black History Month in February, and many of the choices are close to home. Here are some ideas:

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial: A visit to this memorial is a wonderful activity for this month.
National Archives: Celebrate Black History Month with films, public programs, and lectures. An exhibit honors the Tuskegee Airmen, and lecture subjects include The Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United States and The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation After the Genome.
George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate: Throughout the month of February Mount Vernon will honor the slaves who lived and worked at George Washington’s estate.
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site: Tours of the historic home at 1411 W St. SE, Washington, DC are available daily 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Guided tours are the only way to tour the house, and reservations are recommended. Frederick Douglass’ 198th birthday will be celebrated on Feb. 12-13.



Meet our February Paw-Parazzi winner


Join us in congratulating our February Paw-Parazzi winner Wiggles.

Mr. Wiggles is a year-and-a-half-old mini Aussie who comes here all the way from Georgetown.  He travels on airplanes with family and goes to agility class once a week. He loves making new furry friends whenever he can as long as you don’t take his favorite gourmet cheese!

As a new resident of CityCenter, Wiggles is very happy the moving process is finally over and he can now sleep without being disturbed or watch happenings below him on H Street.

Think your pet is a star? Send a picture to TaccConcierge@bozzuto.com.



The Apartments at CityCenter:  By the numbers


We are letting the numbers tell the story about everything we love about The Apartments at CityCenter.

Number of unique floor plans: 57

Numbers of bedrooms available in our apartments: 1, 2 and 3

Height of our CenterClub: 2 stories

Number of SkyBarks available on the roof: 1

Number of hours a day you can speak to your full-service concierge: 24

Number of hours a day you can retrieve packages: 24

Number of January FitnessFirst events: 5

On which January evening can residents sip wine and paint a masterpiece: 28

The area covered by CityCenterDC: 10 acres

Number of Metro lines found within two blocks of CityCenterDC:  5

Number of performing arts theaters within a 15-minute walk of CityCenterDC: 6

The Walk Score of downtown DC: 97



Make your reservations for DC Restaurant Week


Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week is Jan. 25 to 31. It’s time to make your reservations for these $22 lunches and $35 dinners. We’d like to highlight some nearby eateries taking part in the week. It’s a wonderful time to try some new dishes and restaurants.
DBGB Kitchen and Bar is offering lunch and dinner. Lunch highlights include a spiced pork rillette and a grilled vegetable panini. Dessert choices include an opera cake with almond biscuit, dark chocolate ganache and coffee buttercream.
Dinner choices include miso and onion soup and lamb tajine with cauliflower cous cous and medjool dates. Maybe you try a pina colada sundae for dessert?
Fig & Olive is offering lunch and dinner. Lunch highlights include croqueta brava, potato croquette with parmesan and smoked mozzarella and a fall vegetable linguine with artichoke, sautéed cremini mushroom, radicchio red onion, pine nut, parmesan and lemon zest artichoke cremini mushroom purée. Dessert choices include a crostini with Amarena cherry, mascarpone, pistachio shortbread with micro-basil.
Dinner choices include a salmon crudo with orange, grapefruit, dill, lemon, scallion and Arbequina Olive Oil. Another choice is the lemon chicken tajine, marinated with lemon, saffron, breeze spice and dijon mustard, baby rainbow carrot, dried apricot nicoise olive, roasted red onion, charmoula and couscous.
Cuba Libre offers lunch and dinner. Lunch choices include shrimp ceviche, Cuban style shrimp cocktail and ropa vieja, shredded beef brisket stewed with tomatoes, bell peppers, onions and red wine and served with rice.
Dinner choices include Mama Amelia’s empanadas and dorado a la plancha, citrus marinated fillet of mahi-mahi seared on the griddle with olive oil, “forbidden” black rice and squid-lobster flavored asopado.
Dessert choices include a classic Cuban rice pudding and Cuban flan.



January Paw-Parazzi winner

Please join us in congratulating our January “Paw-Parazzi winner Lucy! This 5 1/2 year-old French bulldog loves long rides and puppy massages.
We love being a pet-friendly community at the Apartments at CityCenter. Make sure you stop by the Concierge desk with your furry friend for a special treat.
Think your pet is a star? Send a picture to TaccConcierge@bozzuto.com.