The Weekender: Veterans Day Edition
photo via Flickr // Mike Nelson
It’s hard to believe we are already one week into November – the leaves are falling, the air is crisp, and Veterans Day is right around the corner! At Uber, we pride ourselves in having partner drivers who are part of the military community. As we gear up for Veterans Day on Tuesday, we are dedicating this weekend to the vets! Thank you to all of those who are serving or have served our country.
Salute | The Concert for Valor
photo via theconcertforvalor.com
This event isn’t over the weekend, but it’s one to get excited about early! Bruce Springsteen, Carrie Underwood, Dave Grohl, and many more are coming together to honor the courage and sacrifice of veterans, active duty service members and their families. The concert is free to the public on a first-come, first-served basis, rain or shine on The National Mall on Tuesday, November 11.
Honor | Monuments & Memorials
photo via nps.gov
There is no better way to pay tribute to those that have served than by visiting the many memorials around the city. It’s the perfect weekend the play tourist! The options are endless: you can choose anything from the World War II Memorial to Arlington National Cemetery. Check out this map for more ideas on where to go.
Capture the Moment | FotoWeek DC
DC’s biggest photography event of the year! This year, FotoWeek DC has over 100 events and exhibits planned. The opening party is this Friday night at The Former Spanish Ambassador’s Residence. Here you can get the first look at shows and the competition winners, live music, food, and drinks! Purchase your tickets for the launch party here.
Cheers | DC Beer Fest
photo via dcbeerfestival.com/
Baseball season may have ended, but the DC Beer Festival is the perfect reason to go back to Nationals Park. This Saturday, you have a once in a lifetime opportunity to eat, drink, and play on the field! Buy your tickets for unlimited beer tastings here!
Game, Set, Party | SE Tennis & Learning Center’s Celebration
photo via jairlynch.com
Join special guests Venus and Serena Williams in celebrating the grand re-opening of the South East Tennis and Learning Center. Get a first look at the newly renovated center while enjoying drinks, dinner, dancing and karoke! Tickets are still available for purchase here.
We’re excited to expand the Uber for Business platform beyond business travel, to include a world-class customer transportation solution, Uber Central. With Uber Central, organizations of all shapes and sizes can now easily provide on-demand, door-to-door transportation for their customers, clients, and guests.
A little over a year ago, we set out to put a new spin on an old classic–make reliable food delivery available at the tap of a button. Back then, we started by offering food in the UberEATS app from 1,000 pioneering restaurant partners in four cities. And today, more than 40,000 restaurants globally–from poke shops to pasta spots–are sharing food with customers through UberEATS. With a growing restaurant community comes more choices and more complexity. So we’re cooking up features to continue to make UberEATS easy and reliable. Here is a taste–
This flu season, we’re delivering free flu-fighting care packages across the country. When you receive a pack, you’ll have the option to request a free flu shot from a registered nurse–for up to 5 people.