Travel Europe Without Leaving DC

May 23 3:00am HungryLobbyist.com
On Saturday, May 13th, the 28 countries of the European Union (and the EU Delegation) opened the doors to their embassies for a day of cultural education during the EU Open House. As a travel-junkie, this is one of my favorite “DC” events all year. My parents usually come down […] The post Travel Europe Without Leaving DC appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
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DC Bar Will No Longer Serve Pill Cosby Cocktail

May 22 4:49pm Washingtonian
New DC pop-up bar/store Diet Starts Monday sparked outrage with a controversial cocktail: the “Pill Cosby,” a tequila drink garnished with empty pill capsules. Bill Cosby, whom the cocktail was named after, is currently standing trial for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting one of possibly 60 women. “It lets people be a little more aware,” […] DC Bar Will No Longer Serve “Pill Cosby” Cocktail was first published on Washingtonian.
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How to Order New Jersey Bagels Like a Local

May 22 2:57pm HungryLobbyist.com
  As an NJ native living in DC going on 6 years now, there’s a lot of stereotypes that go along with actually admitting you’re from NJ. Some of those include, but are not limited to: We are all Italian with last names like Fettucine or Linguini and ties to […] The post How to Order New Jersey Bagels Like a Local appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
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Reaching Out to Restaurant and Hotel Employees

May 22 1:57pm Washington Area Bicyclist Association
Last fall, the DC Bike Ambassadors began a new, targeted outreach campaign focused on restaurant and hotel workers. We wanted to provide bike lights (as well as information about bike laws and safe bicycling) to these folks, who are often late-night or early-morning bike commuters. Since then, we have travelled throughout all eight wards in […]...
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Culture Is Downstream From Politics

May 22 10:00am Roosh V
A popular expression these days is “politics is downstream from culture,” which was said by the late Andrew Breitbart. While it is certainly true, the reverse is also true. Culture and politics are deeply intertwined, affecting each other proportionally within an escalating feedback loop. Where did game come from? In a recent podcast, I explained with a […]...
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Meet Matt Boyle, Breitbarts (Other) Man in the White House

May 21 6:00pm Washingtonian
On his first-ever trip to the White House, Matt Boyle blows right past the security gate without stopping to show his identification. An annoyed Secret Service agent thumps on the glass and motions for him to return. “Oh,” he says—startled. It’s January 31, the 12th day of an administration that Boyle, Washington editor of Breitbart […] Meet Matt Boyle, Breitbart’s (Other) Man in the White House was first published on Washingtonian.
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The Memo: Trump base shows signs of cracking

May 20 12:20pm TheHill - Most Popular
A new Reuters/IPSOS tracking poll, released Friday afternoon, showed the president with a job approval rating of 75 percent of Republicans.
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This Crystal City Startup Allows Military Families to Communicate More Efficiently

May 19 6:11pm Washingtonian
Washingtonian is spending the day exploring Crystal City. Read all of our Crystal City Day coverage here. Sam Meek just looks like a Marine. He’s tall, husky, and could probably beat you down. He says his wife has tried to “tone down” his Marine look—today he’s bespectacled and wearing a tropical-themed shirt covered in macaws with […] This Crystal City Startup Allows Military Families to Communicate More Efficiently was first published on Washingtonian.
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Crystal Citys Center Of LGBTQ Life Is a Purple Beach BarWith Barbies

May 19 5:36pm Washingtonian
Washingtonian is spending the day exploring Crystal City. Read all of our Crystal City Day coverage here. I first stepped through Freddie’s lavender entrance on a date with a startlingly pretty girl, and my stomach was flipping. We were there for the king show. For the uninitiated, that’s queer women performing as their masculine alter-egos in ripped muscle […] Crystal City’s Center Of LGBTQ Life Is a Purple Beach Bar–With Barbies was first published on Washingtonian.
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Welcome to Puppet Heaven. The Washington Areas Only Puppet Store.

May 19 5:28pm Washingtonian
Have you ever been to Puppet Heaven? Well, you should go. Lucien Alban Odoulamy’s 21-year-old Crystal City puppet shop and its owner are a delight. Odoulamy’s store, which is across from two stained-glass windows he made 15 years ago, is his fifth location in Crystal City’s underground mall. Puppet Heaven has now been around long […] Welcome to Puppet Heaven. The Washington Area’s Only Puppet Store. was first published on Washingtonian.
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Six Reasons To Join Us On The Climate Ride

May 19 5:01pm Washington Area Bicyclist Association
Support WABA and enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime weekend bike getaway, register for this year's Red White and Blue Ridge Ride!...
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Notes from Underground (of Crystal Citys Labyrinthine Mall)

May 19 4:27pm Washingtonian
Washingtonian is spending the day exploring Crystal City. Read all of our Crystal City Day coverage here. Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s Notes from Underground begins: “I am a sick man.” A book by a denizen of Crystal City’s underground would open with: “I am a comfortable man.” Crystal City’s underground mall, which is actually at street level, […] Notes from Underground (of Crystal City’s Labyrinthine Mall) was first published on Washingtonian.
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Reagan National Might Be Washingtons Prettiest Airport

May 19 3:14pm Washingtonian
Washington has no shortage of airports but Reagan National in Crystal City just might be the nicest. No one likes the airport, but here’s proof that Reagan’s pretty enough to make you reconsider. Walk…Do not run…then fly!! 🛫 #trippin #forealdoe A post shared by Stephan George (@groovykhakipants) on May 18, 2017 at 2:23pm PDT A waxy […] Reagan National Might Be Washington’s Prettiest Airport was first published on Washingtonian.
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Where Does the State Department Shop? The Crystal City Costco

May 19 3:07pm Washingtonian
Americans love Costco. We love it because beyond the obvious cost savings of buying bundles of toilet paper (the retailer’s best-selling product), the mega-retailer is the pinnacle of consistency. There will always be dirt cheap deals, like the $1.50 hot dog and drink combo, which hasn’t increased since 1985. There will always be samples doled out by cheery, hairnet-clad […] Where Does the State Department Shop? The Crystal City Costco was first published on Washingtonian.
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Easter Seals Annual Advocacy Awards Dinner

May 19 2:35pm Washingtonian
On April 25th, Easter Seals Serving DC | MD | VA announced the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic, which will open this fall, at its annual Advocacy Awards dinner at the Washington Hilton. Funded by a $10 million investment from the Cohen Veterans Network, the clinic will provide free mental health care for veterans […] Easter Seals Annual Advocacy Awards Dinner was first published on Washingtonian.
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Crystal City May Not Be Cool, But Its Pretty Great for Health and Fitness Lovers

May 19 2:13pm Washingtonian
Washingtonian is spending the day exploring Crystal City. Read all of our Crystal City Day coverage here. Last April, a New York Times article that included a comparison of Virginia’s Crystal City to New York’s Brooklyn brought down the ire of the internet. And while, sure, Crystal City is nothing like Brooklyn—the area is still a […] Crystal City May Not Be “Cool,” But It’s Pretty Great for Health and Fitness Lovers was first published on Washingtonian.
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Breakfast at Crystal Citys Only Strip Club Is a Good Deal and a Good Time

May 19 2:01pm Washingtonian
Washingtonian is spending the day exploring Crystal City. Read all of our Crystal City Day coverage here. We’re the only customers at Crystal City Restaurant when we arrive at 10:30 am on a Friday. The TV is blasting the latest James Comey firing news, while other screens silently flash tennis, baseball, and golf. A poster […] Breakfast at Crystal City’s Only Strip Club Is a Good Deal and a Good Time was first published on Washingtonian.
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What Its Like to Live in WeLive, Crystal Citys Dorm for Adults

May 19 2:01pm Washingtonian
Washingtonian is spending the day exploring Crystal City. Read all of our Crystal City Day coverage here. Walking down South Clark Street in Crystal City, it’s not hard to determine which building belongs to WeLive. The co-living building, an offshoot of the hip co-working space WeWork, promises funky amenities and an enlightened atmosphere of collaborative […] What It’s Like to Live in WeLive, Crystal City’s “Dorm for Adults” was first published on Washingtonian.
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Crystal Citys Revolving Restaurant Will Make You Feel Weirdly Nostalgic

May 19 12:38pm Washingtonian
Washingtonian is spending the day exploring Crystal City. Read all of our Crystal City Day coverage here. Heading down US Route 1 into Crystal City, and the first thing you’re likely to notice are the rows of brutalist chain hotels lining either side of the highway. There’s a Holiday Inn, a Hilton, a couple of […] Crystal City’s Revolving Restaurant Will Make You Feel Weirdly Nostalgic was first published on Washingtonian.
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Crystal Citys Midcentury Promise of a Self-Contained Life Still Echoes in DCs Hippest Neighborhoods

May 19 11:42am Washingtonian
Washingtonian is spending the day exploring Crystal City. Read all of our Crystal City Day coverage here. When Crystal City emerged from a burned-out industrial wasteland, it looked like the future. Today, it looks like the past—a warren of Subways and shoe shine shops connected by sunless corridors. A closer look at Crystal City’s history reveals […] Crystal City’s Midcentury Promise of a Self-Contained Life Still Echoes in DC’s Hippest Neighborhoods was first published on Washingtonian.
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Crystal Citys TechShop Is a Village of Nerds Youll Want to Join

May 19 10:23am Washingtonian
Washingtonian is spending the day exploring Crystal City. Read all of our Crystal City Day coverage here. The first thing you notice when you walk into TechShop is the buzz of the machines. There’s 3D printers, laser cutters, table saws, and something called a waterjet that can cut through 5 inches of steel. But way more […] Crystal City’s TechShop Is a “Village of Nerds” You’ll Want to Join was first published on Washingtonian.
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Ryan: More audio leaks 'cause for concern'

May 19 10:17am TheHill - Most Popular
Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) says the possibility that more secret recordings could be leaked is a cause for concern after a leak emerged from a 2016 House GOP leadership meeting.Ryan on Friday refused to speculate...
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A Day in the Life of Crystal City

May 19 10:09am Washingtonian
Washingtonian staffers are spending one full day in Crystal City to find out everything we can about the Arlington neighborhood you’ve heard is cool but don’t know why. Follow along as we share what we learn below.   A Day in the Life of Crystal City was first published on Washingtonian.
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The Best Virginia Wineries for Instagrammers

May 19 10:04am Washingtonian
Start at: Hillsborough Vineyards Route 9 takes you through the onetime mill town of Hillsboro, a picturesque clutch of stone houses clinging to a hillside. The fieldstone look continues as you enter Hillsborough Vineyards. Seated tastings in the French-country-style tasting room can be paired with European cheeses and charcuterie. Red wines here are unfiltered, a […] The Best Virginia Wineries for Instagrammers was first published on Washingtonian.
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Off-Beat Winery Dates Near DC

May 19 10:03am Washingtonian
Start at: Gray Ghost Vineyards Begin a visit with a free tour led by owner Al Kellert, during which you’ll peek into everything—the barrel room to the wine library—and learn about the man the winery is named for, Confederate colonel John S. Mosby, the “Gray Ghost.” Follow the tour with a tasting—try the buttery Reserve […] Off-Beat Winery Dates Near DC was first published on Washingtonian.
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The Best Wineries on the Way to Harpers Ferry

May 19 10:03am Washingtonian
Start at: Two Twisted Posts Winery Brad and Theresa Robertson had to scramble in 2014 when their Chardonnay was named best white wine in Virginia before they’d opened to the public. Today, reds are winning medals, too, and tastings have moved from a tent in their back yard to a towering red barn. Tasting: $10. […] The Best Wineries on the Way to Harper’s Ferry was first published on Washingtonian.
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Marylands Oldest Wineries: Day Trip

May 19 10:03am Washingtonian
Start at: Boordy Vineyards Maryland’s oldest winemaking operation, founded in 1945, produces more than two dozen wines, including the 2016 Maryland Governor’s Cup winner, Albariño 2015. Hungry? Boordy hosts food trucks most weekends. Tasting: $8 to $15. Snack stop: Prigel Family Creamery Fresh ice cream in such flavors as caramel-pretzel and olive-oil-and-sea-salt. 4852 Long Green […] Maryland’s Oldest Wineries: Day Trip was first published on Washingtonian.
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A Virginia Red-Wine Lovers Day Trip

May 19 10:03am Washingtonian
Start at: Red Truck Bakery Grab a to-go sandwich for lunch, but don’t miss the real prize: double-chocolate Moonshine Cake. Buy a slice or, even better, a whole cake for later. 8368 W. Main St., Marshall; 540-364-2253. Next stop: Delaplane Cellars Set out for Delaplane Cellars, where ceiling-high windows frame a 50-mile view. Delaplane specializes […] A Virginia Red-Wine Lover’s Day Trip was first published on Washingtonian.
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A Maryland Wine Country Day Trip

May 19 10:02am Washingtonian
Start at: Black Ankle Vineyards Owners Ed Boyce and Sarah O’Herron doubled their planting in 2011 and are reaping the rewards. New releases will include their first Pinot Noir in nearly a decade plus an inaugural late-harvest Grüner Veltliner. Tasting: $10 to $15. Next stop: Elk Run Vineyards & Winery Boasting more than 600 regional, […] A Maryland Wine Country Day Trip was first published on Washingtonian.
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Virginia Wineries That Are Open Every Week Day

May 19 10:02am Washingtonian
Start at: The Winery at La Grange Step up to the friendly bar at this grand manor house and, if it’s available, try the Snort, a port-style dessert wine. Upstairs, there’s reportedly a ghost or two, so maybe head outside, where a boxwood archway frames an Instagrammable scene. Tasting: $6 to $9. Lunch stop: Hidden […] Virginia Wineries That Are Open Every Week Day was first published on Washingtonian.
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Maryland Wineries With a Bit of Romance

May 19 10:02am Washingtonian
Start at: Big Cork Vineyards This sleek winery is big, fun, and quirky—guests can sit on stools that look like giant corks. Outside are acres of vines (16 different grapes are grown), lots of places to pull up a chair or spread out a blanket, and even a 70-inch flat-screen TV on a cigar-friendly patio. […] Maryland Wineries With a Bit of Romance was first published on Washingtonian.
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My New Apparel Store Just Opened With A Debut T-Shirt

May 19 10:00am Roosh V
After much delay, I’m happy to announce that the Red Kings Shop is open for business with a debut flagship t-shirt that features the iconic Return Of Kings logo printed on a high-quality 100\% cotton cranberry red American Apparel chemise that is made in the USA. Future shirts are planned. By wearing the official ROK shirt, […]...
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Some Scenes From Crystal Citys Bike to Work Day

May 19 9:35am Washingtonian
Crystal City’s Bike to Work Day pit stop in the neighborhood’s “water park” is one of the region’s busiest, a Washington Area Bicyclist Association rep tells me. It gets busy early here–people are swarming by 7 a.m. There were about 100 people enjoying breakfast, getting their bikes tuned up, and grabbing massages when I arrived around […] Some Scenes From Crystal City’s Bike to Work Day was first published on Washingtonian.
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11 Amazing Wine-Country Day Trips Near DC

May 19 7:00am Washingtonian
Here are 70 of our favorite vineyards—we’ve mapped out some stop-by-stop itineraries—where you can find great wine, gorgeous views, and a fun day in the country.   11 Amazing Wine-Country Day Trips Near DC was first published on Washingtonian.
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Why Crystal City Matters

May 19 6:15am Washingtonian
Last April a New York Times article briefly infuriated a lot of Washingtonians by suggesting Crystal City was “quietly and persistently reinventing itself.” Many of the offended fixated on a comparison made by Mitchell N. Schear, the president of Vornado/Charles E. Smith: “Think Brooklyn and Manhattan,” he said. “You’re close enough, but you’re not paying higher taxes and utilities.” Lost in the digital […] Why Crystal City Matters was first published on Washingtonian.
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Inside the Beltway: Press attacks Roger Ailes even in death

May 18 8:29pm www.washingtontimes.com stories: Inside the Beltway
The unexpected passing of Fox News founder Roger Ailes brought out a variety of headlines from news organizations, some of them hostile indeed. Some also used the moment to shore up their stories which suggest the network itself is troubled. Passing in review, a select few headlines from the last ...
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Top Ramen Spots in DC!

May 18 4:33pm HungryLobbyist.com
GET YOUR SLURP ON Photos courtesy of Andrew Sherman. Ramen is not just a trend, it’s a movement.  The Japenese comfort classic is taking the U.S. by storm with new and interesting takes on the traditional noodle bowl.  With the help of photographer Andrew Sherman, I’ll walk you through the […] The post Top Ramen Spots in DC! appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
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Tips for biking in the heat

May 18 3:30pm Washington Area Bicyclist Association
Well, it's hot again, but with a little preparation you can still get where you're going on your bike in relative comfort.
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Try Barnaise, Bouillabaisse-Inspired Drinks at Hanks Cocktail Bar

May 18 3:03pm Washingtonian
Bartenders often borrow flavors from chefs, but Jessica Weinstein is taking culinary-inspired cocktails to the next level as the new head bartender at Hank’s Cocktail Bar (née Twisted Horn). She just launched a new menu at the Petworth watering hole with drinks that incorporate yoghurt, charred eggplant, and snap peas (though not together). Others are inspired […] Try Béarnaise, Bouillabaisse-Inspired Drinks at Hank’s Cocktail Bar was first published on Washingtonian.
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What to expect on Bike to Work Day

May 18 2:30pm Washington Area Bicyclist Association
Bike to Work Day is almost here. We are so excited and we hope you are too. It's also super important you register!...
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This Maryland Grooms Epic Surprise Proposal Began with a Ruby Necklace and Ended in Fireworks

May 18 1:06pm Washingtonian
Gabrielle DeCesaris and Ian Brickey were set up by mutual friends at an Orioles’ game. The couple clicked in a spectacular fashion, and two years later, Ian set up an elaborate proposal fit for his princess. Check out their beautiful engagement story and wedding in the pictures below, courtesy of Joy Michelle Photography.  Follow B&G […] This Maryland Groom’s Epic Surprise Proposal Began with a Ruby Necklace and Ended in Fireworks was first published on Washingtonian.
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Star Wars Yoga in the Middle of a Cemetery Is the Break You Need

May 18 12:04pm Washingtonian
I’m lying flat on my back, staring at the rafters of a chapel, feeling incredibly relaxed. I can feel the stone floor through my thin rubber yoga mat, and keeping me cool despite the 90-degree day outside. I close my eyes, sinking further into the ground, listening to John Williams’s soaring music from Star Wars. It’s Star […] Star Wars Yoga in the Middle of a Cemetery Is the Break You Need was first published on Washingtonian.
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Fox 5 Issues Clarification But Does Not Retract Debunked Seth Rich Story

May 18 11:00am Washingtonian
On Fox 5’s 10 o’clock newscast on Wednesday, Marina Marraco made an “important clarification” to the story she ran connecting Seth Rich to WikiLeaks. Rod Wheeler, the station’s lone source, had backtracked—telling Fox 5 that his on-camera statements were the result of a “miscommunication.” As Washingtonian reported yesterday, Wheeler’s story makes no sense. More interesting, is […] Fox 5 Issues “Clarification” But Does Not Retract Debunked Seth Rich Story was first published on Washingtonian.
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Things To Do in DC This Weekend (May 18-21): Jazz in the Garden Returns, Films About JFK, and Bike to Work Day

May 18 11:00am Washingtonian
THURSDAY, MAY 18 THEATER Mosaic Theater’s production of Ulysses on Bottles opens on Thursday and runs through June 11 at the Atlas Performing Arts Center as part of the Voices From a Changing Middle East Festival. Written by Israeli playwright Gilad Evron, it examines the fallout when an Israeli-Arab ex-teacher, nicknamed Ulysses, tries to sail into […] Things To Do in DC This Weekend (May 18-21): Jazz in the Garden Returns, Films About JFK, and Bike to Work Day was first published on Washingtonian.
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Dacha Plans Playground For Kids at 600-Seat Beer Garden on 14th Street

May 18 8:24am Washingtonian
Facing opposition from neighbors at community meeting last night, the owners of Dacha laid out plans for a beer garden on 14th Street that would include 600 seats, a full kitchen, and one unexpected feature: a playground for kids. “We have a lot of customers now coming with kids, and kids run around the beer garden and […] Dacha Plans Playground For Kids at 600-Seat Beer Garden on 14th Street was first published on Washingtonian.
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Want to Buy Great Local Wine? Try These 10 Bottles.

May 18 7:30am Washingtonian
1. Ingleside Vineyards Petit Verdot ($40) Petit Verdot may be the most exciting grape to hit Virginia since Viognier, and Ingleside’s 2014 was one of the year’s best. 2. Barboursville Vineyards Octagon ($55) This Bordeaux-style blend was poured at an inaugural celebration for President Obama in 2009. “If there’s one wine to take to a […] Want to Buy Great Local Wine? Try These 10 Bottles. was first published on Washingtonian.
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What Its Really Like to Own a Winery

May 18 7:30am Washingtonian
Mike and Adrienne Albers were sweethearts at Langley High School. After they married, they raised their four children in McLean. Mike worked in high tech; Adrienne volunteered at the kids’ schools and raised money for charities. Almost every week, they came into DC to go to the Smithsonian or a concert or the Kennedy Center’s […] What It’s Really Like to Own a Winery was first published on Washingtonian.
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Why Trumps Winery Needs to Hire So Many Foreign Workers

May 18 7:30am Washingtonian
Since 2014, Trump Winery in Charlottesville has applied for federal permission to hire 87 foreign workers—more than any other Virginia vineyard. Smaller winemakers say the process is a paperwork-filled frustration. Instead, they rely on mostly Latino workers living in the US with or with-out papers. That may change, given the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal […] Why Trump’s Winery Needs to Hire So Many Foreign Workers was first published on Washingtonian.
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How to Taste Wine Like a Pro

May 18 7:30am Washingtonian
“As a winemaker, as soon as I see someone spitting in the tasting room, they get a ton more respect from me,” says Jordan Harris of Tarara Winery in Leesburg. “It’s a sure tell that the person is either in the trade, very responsible, more interested in taste than a buzz, or has been tasting […] How to Taste Wine Like a Pro was first published on Washingtonian.
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How to Sound Smart About Local Wine

May 18 7:30am Washingtonian
Keep an Open Palate Rkatsiteli. This white-wine varietal from the country of Georgia was introduced to our area by winemaker Dennis Horton. Its wine drinks like a Spanish Albariño. Petit Verdot. A red blending grape that also does well on its own, producing full-bodied wines that pair nicely with steaks. Merlot. “Merlot is treated much […] How to Sound Smart About Local Wine was first published on Washingtonian.
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9 Fun Things to Do at DC-Area Wineries This Summer

May 18 7:30am Washingtonian
1. Sipping Under the Stars at the Potomac Point Vineyard & Winery May 13, June 23, July 22, August 19 Start with dinner at the Tuscan-style bistro or pack a picnic for sunset, followed by a movie in the vineyard. $10. 2. Embrace the Race 5K at the Knob Hall Winery May 28 Run or walk […] 9 Fun Things to Do at DC-Area Wineries This Summer was first published on Washingtonian.
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Can You Bring Your Kids to Maryland and Virginia Wineries?

May 18 7:30am Washingtonian
Nearly every winery has a story of children climbing on tractors or running into off-limits vineyards. One boss tells of being chewed out for “having such a large vineyard” by a father whose child had gotten lost in the vines. Which is why some people feel kids have no place at wineries. They rail against […] Can You Bring Your Kids to Maryland and Virginia Wineries? was first published on Washingtonian.
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Six Dog-Friendly Wineries Near DC

May 18 7:30am Washingtonian
Room to Run 8 Chains North Winery has a dog park for off-leash play. Three Fox Vineyards has 50 acres for romping off-leash plus a dog- and cat-of-the-month drawing—winning pet owners receive wine discounts and a reserved table amid the vines. Pet-Friendly Tastings Both Blue Valley Vineyard and Winery and Granite Heights Winery conduct outdoor […] Six Dog-Friendly Wineries Near DC was first published on Washingtonian.
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The Best Local Winery Tours for Groups

May 18 7:30am Washingtonian
It’s a common scene at some wineries: A party bus or stretch limo pulls up, and the group overwhelms the tasting bar. More and more, wineries are saying no thanks. It’s not just large groups—plenty of wineries now have rules for groups as small as six. What’s a bachelorette party to do? These vineyards welcome […] The Best Local Winery Tours for Groups was first published on Washingtonian.
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DC Limo and Bus Companies Thatll Take You to and From Your Winery Tour

May 18 7:30am Washingtonian
Reston Limousine While many wineries aren’t happy to see groups roll in, Reston Limousine (703-478-0500) has partnered with about 20 in the region to offer a tour once or twice a month. You sign up online, meet at the pickup spot, and for $39 are taken to two wineries; tasting fees are extra. Or you […] DC Limo and Bus Companies That’ll Take You to and From Your Winery Tour was first published on Washingtonian.
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Incorporating Exercise and Wellness Can Increase Years of Happiness and Health

May 18 6:00am Washingtonian
Nearly two decades ago, Jessica, 72, was recovering from breast cancer surgery and felt her body had become a foe. She discovered relief and strength in exercises designed for similar women. As she navigates aging today, Jessica again finds an ally in fitness, regularly swimming four miles a week at the Wilson Aquatic Center in […] Incorporating Exercise and Wellness Can Increase Years of Happiness and Health was first published on Washingtonian.
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How Seniors Can Have a Serious Conversation with their Adult Children

May 18 6:00am Washingtonian
It’s not easy for seniors and their grown children to talk about the realities of aging. Where will they live? Who will take care of them? Do they have enough money to cover their expenses? Will their children respect their wishes? Many adult children can’t cope with the fact that their parents are growing old. […] How Seniors Can Have a Serious Conversation with their Adult Children was first published on Washingtonian.
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Heres a To-Do List for Seniors Approaching or Going Through Retirement

May 18 6:00am Washingtonian
Financial See a financial planner to make sure retirement goals are on track. Create a spending and savings plan. Talk to an elder law attorney about estate planning documents, including wills, medical directives, power of attorney, and revocable living trust. Health Visit your primary care physician annually for age-related health screens and blood tests. See […] Here’s a To-Do List for Seniors Approaching or Going Through Retirement was first published on Washingtonian.
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What to Do When Its Time to Find Care for Your Parents

May 18 6:00am Washingtonian
There’s no doubt that taking care of an aging parent or spouse is difficult, especially if that caregiver has other responsibilities such as a job or children. “It can be emotionally and physically exhausting,” says Neal Kursban, president of Family & Nursing Care, a provider of home care services in DC and suburban Maryland. “The […] What to Do When It’s Time to Find Care for Your Parents was first published on Washingtonian.
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Havent Planned for Retirement? Here Are 3 Pitfalls to Avoid

May 18 6:00am Washingtonian
1. Thinking there’s no time to save. At age
 55, there’s still typically more than ten years to start aggressively saving for retirement. And it’s an ideal time to begin, says Nathan Gendelman, president and director of investments for the Family Firm Inc. in Bethesda and Stacy Bakri, one of the firm’s senior financial advisors. […] Haven’t Planned for Retirement? Here Are 3 Pitfalls to Avoid was first published on Washingtonian.
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