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
Fave #madeinDC small biz/brand Transplantings
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?
Black Lives Matter; donate to Casa Ruby.
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.