Name: Bianca Russo
From: I’m originally a Jersey Gurl. Been living in DC since 2015.
Neighborhood: Petworth, DC
Business: Body Positive Bootcamp
Q: Do you consider yourself booze-free?
A: Heck yes and it's totally the best!
Q: How long have you been off the sauce? What does this lifestyle mean to you?
A: 329 days; sobriety grounds me.
Q: How has COVID-19 affected you (and your business, if applicable) and the way you relate to DC?
A: Went completely virtual and miss the bus rides to the gym.
Q: What do you love most about DC?
A: The people!
E A T
Top 3 restaurants in DC (takeout/delivery/outdoor seating)
Tail Up Goat
Into sweets? If so, fave ice/cream gelato shop?
D R I N K
Top three places to get zero-proof cocktails (takeout/delivery/outdoor seating) No Kisses Bar
Any favorite #madeinDC beverage brands?
Fave coffee and/or tea shops
Heat Da Spot Cafe
Fave juice/smoothie spots?
[Editor's note: we have to try this spot!]
P L A Y
Fave music venue (pre-COVID-19) Anything live suits me.
Best booze-free date idea (challenge: best booze-free socially-distanced date idea!) Sailing!
Top museum or art gallery pick National Portrait Gallery
Most quintessential DC pastime
Staying home and watching Netflix
R E N E W
Fave nature spot in the DC area Rock Creek Nature Center
Fave nature getaway within 2 hours of DC Belle Haven Marina
Fave fitness option and corresponding place to go?
Are you doing any virtual/online fitness options right now? Body Positive Boot Camp - all virtual training and classes!
Fave wellness/woo/substance-free community or thing to do Jump rope
S U P P O R T
What are the causes that matter most to you in the DC area? How can others help?
What is the one thing you hope this strange time in history will do for DC -- and for humanity?
I hope we all continue to wash our hands a lot.