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These “Four Seasons” Businesses Around DC Might Be Available for Press Conferences

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The Trump team induced many comparisons to Veep (and probably a few worries that people might be hallucinating when they read the news) when it held an incomprehensibly weird press conference at Four Seasons Total Landscaping in Philadelphia. Since then, we’ve learned that people have been calling an adult bookshop nearby and asking whether Rudy Giuliani was there, that one of the people who stood up with Giuliani is a convicted sex offender, and that Corey Lewandowski has insisted holding the press conference in a parking lot rather than Philly’s Four Seasons Hotel was the plan all along.

Now, as Trump’s team insists it will continue to fight the results of last week’s presidential election and his allies cite incoherent conspiracy theories, we thought it would be helpful to compile a list of places named Four Seasons that aren’t DC’s Four Seasons Hotel in case they need venues for future conferences, which, and I cannot stress this enough, Washingtonian would dearly love to send reporters to.

Name: Four Seasons Nails & Spa

Location: 468 K Street, Northwest

Pros: Open during the pandemic, close to RPM Italian, short walk to the “Sexy Safeway

Cons: None—and most area news organizations could get reporters there within a half hour.


Name: Four Seasons Restaurant

Location: Eden Center, Falls Church

ProsWashington Post critic Tim Carman recommends the whole catfish and bun bo Hue.

Cons: Dizzying array of great food at Eden Center may distract attendees.


Name: Four Seasons Home Improvement

Location: 15730 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville

Pros: “A” rating from Angie’s list; would continue a theme somewhat.

Cons: Proximity to I-270 may stir some unpleasant associations.


Name: Four Seasons Salon & Medspa

Location: 21100 Dulles Town Circle, Sterling

Pros: Great variety of hair services augmented by spa therapies; Dulles Town Center has a carousel.

Cons: None that we can think of.

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Andrew Beaujon joined Washingtonian in late 2014. He was previously with the Poynter Institute,, and Washington City Paper. His book A Bigger Field Awaits Us: The Scottish Soccer Team That Fought the Great War was published in 2018. He lives in Del Ray.