Release Date: Thursday, November 15th 2012

Warm Up This Winter in Crystal City

For Immediate Release

Contact: Jordan Stinnett, jstinnett@scottcircle.com

November 15, 2012

202-207-3662, c: 239-938-4960

Warm Up this Winter in Crystal City with 360 Degrees of Style and Wine and Beer for Nearly a Mile

Vintage Crystal: 1K Wine Walks – January 12 & 13, 1pm – 7pm
Vintage Crystal: 1K Beer Walks – January 26 & 27, 1pm – 7pm
Crystal Couture Show and Sale – February 5 – 9, 6pm – 10pm

CRYSTAL CITY, VA — The Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID), in partnership with Vornado/Charles E. Smith, is turning up the heat this winter with events sure to spark your sense of style and thirst for sumptuous sips. From the new and improved Crystal Couture Show and Sale to the ever popular 1K Wine and Beer Walks, mark your calendar for two months of unsurpassed trends and tastes!

Vintage Crystal: 1K Wine and Beer Walks

What:

Get ready to lace up your walking shoes and sip your way to the finish line, but don’t expect energy drinks along the way! Walkers will sample dozens of wine or beer varieties as they make their way through a fun, indoor course at the Crystal City Shops during these two one-of-a-kind events produced by the Washington Wine Academy. Stay warm from the cool temperatures with heats starting every half hour. Celebrate a personal best at the finish line party on the 12th floor of 251 18th Street and sport your 1K race T-shirt to prove you completed the course!

Where:

The walks begin in the Crystal City Shops @ 2200 (2200 Crystal Drive) and end on the 12th floor of 251 18th Street, Arlington, VA. Blue and Yellow METRO Lines to Crystal City Station

When:

(1K Wine Walks) January 12 & 13, 1pm – 7pm
(1K Beer Walks) January 26 & 27, 1pm – 7pm

Admission:

1K Wine Walk - $43.50 and includes 20 Tasting Tickets and T-Shirt
1K Beer Walk - $38.50 and includes 20 Tasting Tickets and T-Shirt
Tickets available for purchase at WashingtonWineAcademy.org

Images:

High-resolution images from the last events are available for download here.

Media:

Members of the press who wish to attend any of the events should contact Jordan Stinnett at (202) 207-3662 or jstinnett@scottcircle.com. Interviews with event organizers are available upon request.

Crystal Couture Show and Sale

What:

In its fifth year, Crystal Couture Show and Sale is doing the unprecedented: bringing 360 degrees of fashion to the top floor of 251 18th Street in Crystal City. Surrounded by windows, fashion fans will enjoy spectacular views of DC landmarks while models choreographed by fashionista Maggy Francois strut the hottest styles from DC area boutiques and designers on a circular runway. Guests will also enjoy a massive trunk sale with discounts of up to 50 percent off, a cash bar, free make-up and hair makeovers, chats with wardrobe stylists and music from DJ Neekola.

Where:

12th floor of 251 18th Street, Arlington, VA.
Blue and Yellow METRO Lines to Crystal City Station

When:

February 5 – 9, 6pm – 10pm each night
Media Preview – Tuesday, February 5, 5pm

Admission:

Free and open to the public

Images:

High-resolution images from the last events are available for download here.

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About the Crystal City Business Improvement District
The Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) is a public-private partnership established in April 2006 to promote the vibrant Crystal City business, retail, restaurant and residential community. The BID is committed to showcasing the area as a world-class destination for visitors, employees and residents. Crystal City is ACTIVE, ARTFUL, ACCESSIBLE, and GREEN. For more information, visit www.crystalcity.org.