Sheets! Toothbrush Holders! Fake Ferns!

That’s right, urban dwellers, today is the opening of Bed Bath & Beyond’s new store at Gallery Place.

Bed Bath & Beyond, or BBFB as I like to say (after Mario Cantone’s hysterical “Bed Bath & Fucking Beyond!” on Sex & the City), opens on Seventh Street near the MCI Center not as the usual “big box” monstrosity but as an “urban prototype” store. I really have no idea what that means (somehow I doubt it promises prettier architecture) but I’ll investigate on a lunch break sometime. So now I’ll be able to get all those nesting items society convinces me I need for my house, without using the cumbersome gas-guzzler society is also hankering for me to buy.

Either that or just continue to shop at Home Rule and keep my cred intact…

This post appeared in its original form at DC Metblogs

As one of the founding editors of We Love DC, Jenn’s passions are theater and cocktails. After two decades in the city, she’s loved every quirky, mundane, elegant, rude minute of her DC life. A proud advocate for DC’s talented drinks scene, she’s judged the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s ARTINI contest, the DC Rickey Month contest, the Jefferson Hotel’s Quill Cocktail competition, and is a founding member of LUPEC DC. A graduate of Catholic University’s drama program, she toured the country as a member of National Players, and has been both an actor and a costume designer before jumping the aisle to theater criticism. Writing for We Love DC restored her happiness after a life-threatening illness, and she’s grateful to you, dear readers. Send your suggestions to jenn (at) welovedc (dot) com and follow her on Twitter.

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