Category: DC Stories

Miss Pixie’s

Bringing style to the vibrant Logan Circle corridor, Miss Pixie’s has been surprising customers with unique and cherished finds for over a decade! Pixie Windsor started her namesake vintage and home-furnishings shop in Adams Morgan after a serendipitous encounter with the previous storefront owner led to the change of hands in 1997. Her life-long love […]

Written by on April 30, 2021

The Spice Suite

Learn how this spice shop is bringing playful flavor and cookware to the District.

Written by on April 28, 2021


On 1351 H Street NE, you’ll find an appealing minimalist duplex that houses multiple experiences within one space. Maketto is best characterized as a communal marketplace textured with retail, restaurant, bar, and a cafe, making the operation truly an all-day spot. On the retail side, The Annex and Cool Kids Vinyl showcase high-quality threads and sounds. Maketto’s restaurant side pulls inspiration […]

Written by on April 9, 2021

The Fresh Food Factory

Passionate about bringing good health through good food to her neighbors, Amanda Stephenson decided to do something about the visible gap in access to healthy and fresh foods in Anacostia. Her efforts culminate into The Fresh Food Factory—a social enterprise with many facets that work holistically to address food equity. Starting off as an urban farming operation and […]

Written by on April 9, 2021

DC Stories: A Tale Of Two Tins

Clouds often come with silver linings—or in this case, beautifully crafted cocktails. Former wardrobe stylist turned bartender, Bianca Cerise, saw an opportunity to bring ideas to life and started A Tale of Two Tins. Cerise creates something special for her customers with each bottle, syrup, or garnish made. Expanding from local pickup to nation-wide shipping and […]

Written by on April 9, 2021