Five Things To Do on U Street This Weekend
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Looking for something to do this weekend on U Street? We have you covered!
Franklin Hall (1348 Florida Ave NW)
As college football season ramps up, cheer on your favorite teams at Franklin Hall! On Saturday, catch UVA vs. Illinois at 11:00am and Oregon vs. Ohio State at 12:00pm on one of Franklin Hall’s many televisions while enjoying game day specials like $4 pints and $8 steins of Narragansett beer, as well as other specialty brews and spirits. Be sure to pair your drink with delicious beer hall eats, like their famous jumbo pretzel!
Exiles Bar (1610 U Street NW)
Still needing your sports fix? Catch the Bills vs. Steelers game this Sunday at 1:00pm at Exiles Bar! Every game is played with sound on all of their televisions and a giant projector screen in their upstairs bar, and with plenty of tables and bar stools for all. With a free raffle, Labatt’s and Molson bucket specials, and discounts on wings and Canadian whiskey, there’s no better place to catch the game!
Big Planet Comics (1520 U Street NW)
If you liked James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad or Marvel Studio’s Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, discover these movies’ original inspirations at Big Planet Comics! With popular Marvel and DC comic books, as well sci-fi, fantasy, and manga graphic novels, this store has any and every book you may want. With knowledgeable staff and an amazing selection, you’re sure to find your new favorite comic here.
Bread Bite Bakery (1506 U Street NW)
With some of the best bagels in DC according to the Washington Post, Bread Bite Bakery‘s pastries are a must-have! Baked fresh each day with the finest ingredients, stop by to try their signature baked goods, including scones, loaves of bread, cupcakes, and more. You can also grab a meal from their all-day breakfast or lunch take-out menu, including their smoked salmon avocado salad, mozzarella basil sandwich, or freshly-made omelets!
Shangri-La Day Spa (1502 U Street NW)
With fall right around the corner, stop by Shangri-La Day Spa and try some of this year’s newest nail trends, including navy and nude pairings, forest green tips, and café colors. A neighborhood favorite, this spa is run by attentive professionals for an amazing experience guaranteed to relax and refresh. Add a relaxing facial to your appointment for velvety-smooth skin!