Sure, the United States is turning a youthful 234, but the glam W Hotel (515 15th St. N.W.) is also celebrating a milestone of its own: its first year in the District. How does one celebrate such a momentous occasion? With a blowout bash, of course. Taking advantage of its proximity to the White House and great rooftop views of the fireworks on the National Mall, the W Hotel is hosting "Boom with a View."
Fans of HBO's "Entourage," get excited, 'cause hunky Adrian Grenier's band The Honey Brothers are headlining. For those not in the know, these rockers, with their “new wave folk sound” and “mission to make the audience dance,” are one of New York’s most in-demand bands.
Sip on P.O.V.’s renowned crafted cocktails at the open bar and munch on hors d’oeuvres from the Jean-Georges Vongerichten-designed P.O.V menu all night long. And after the fireworks around 9:15 p.m., bust out your best moves as New York City-based DJ Sky Nellor spins the hottest tunes 'til 2 a.m. The modelesque resident DJ at the Borgata has spun for superstars in the music, fashion and even political worlds, including Diddy, Outkast, Zac Posen and former President Bill Clinton.
For those looking for a romantic Independence Day, check out “The Boom with a View” package, which includes a room at the W and two tickets to the bash for $619 (call 1-877-WHOTELS or visit http://deals.whotels.com/NAD/washington-dc/WDC-Boom-With-View.htm to book). If not, tickets go for $200 (call 202.661.2478).
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