by Borderstan.com November 1, 2012 at 12:00 pm 1,312 0

"Brixton"

The Brixton at the corner of U and 9 Streets NW. (Luis Gomez Photos)

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]borderstan.com. 

Ladies and gentlemen  it’s time to pull-out your tweed jackets, pull-up your best cords and wheel-out your most vintage looking bicycle, because this Sunday, November 4 is the annual DC Tweed Ride.

This weekend’s prim and proper bike ride is the tradition’s fourth. Following the ride, a very festive (and British) party will be held at the Brixton (901 U Street NW). Here’s what you can expect:

  • Dandy Wellington and his six-piece jazz band will play on Brixton’s outdoor rooftop
  • Brixton will serve a small plate buffet along with some Gin Punch
  • Burlesque from “Tansy”
  • A performance by the Fidgety Feet Dance Team
The party starts at 4 pm. Tickets to the event (and for the ride) are available online.

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by Borderstan.com November 12, 2011 at 10:00 am 0

From Michelle Lancaster. Follow her and tell her your news on Twitter @MichLancaster or email her at [email protected].

Tweed Ride is an annual bike ride that features bike riders dressed in vintage tweeds, period garb and occasionally, a head scratcher of an outfit. At any rate, it is this Sunday from noon to 1 pm. Sponsored by Dandies and Quaintrelles, the after-party is at Smith Commons on H Street NE. If you want to go but are still struggling with an outfit, Washingtonian has a great photo montage to help you.

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