Apr 27 7:10am Washingtonian
1. Broccoli City Festival Gateway DC, May 6 The fifth edition of this music festival is headlined by Solange and Rae Sremmurd, but it’s only one part of a week of events about sustainability, health, and education from the social-enterprise group Broccoli City. Also on the agenda are a two-day conference (May 4 and 5), a […] 17 Things to Do Around DC This May was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 27 4:00am HungryLobbyist.com
You know you deserve a break from the Beltway. Here’s how to do it right. Do you ever find yourself in your dreary gray office staring at your sad lunchtime Lean Cuisine thinking; “wow, I could really use several glass of wine and some verdant Virginian vistas.” Look no further than […] The post Break From The Beltway: Barboursville Vineyards appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
Apr 26 7:05pm www.washingtontimes.com stories: Inside the Beltway
President Trump says the first 100 days litmus test for White House achievement is ridiculous. The rest of the nation is not very keen on the idea either, which is reassuring. A new CBS News poll finds that 62 percent of all Americans say that 100 days is simply not ...
Apr 26 4:27pm Washingtonian
Kit and Ace, the luxury-basics fashion brand founded by the family of Lululemon’s founder, announced today that all three of its Washington-area locations closed Wednesday at 12:30 PM. The company is reportedly closing all of its US locations, including showrooms on both M Street and 8th Street in DC, as well as its Bethesda Row storefront. […] Kit and Ace Has Closed All Three of Its DC Locations was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 26 2:06pm Washingtonian
As spring inches toward summer and the heat cranks up in the District, it’s time to let those little piggies show. But rather than sacrificing comfort for style, slip your feet into something that nails both. With the exploding popularity of slides and mules, finding a solid, low heel with great design is easier than ever. From […] 9 Pairs of Statement Slides You Can Wear All Summer Long was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 26 1:53pm Washingtonian
Over-the-top eating is part of the entertainment at the new MGM National Harbor, with plenty of unusual and extravagant offerings worthy of a casino. (Think live sea urchin at Fish by José Andrés, or Blossom Cocktail Lounge’s $1,000 “Dom-a-Rita.”) But the pan-Asian restaurant Ginger may offer the most exotic delicacy of all: a dessert of braised, […] Swallow This: Ginger at the MGM National Harbor Serves $188 Edible Bird’s Nests was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 26 12:28pm Washingtonian
For Lydia Smith and Brent Schrader, Virginia holds a special significance: it is the place where they first fell in love, wandering the historic gardens at Oatlands. Naturally, it only follows that they would hold their classic blue-and-white wedding ceremony at a sprawling Virginia vineyard. Take a look at the resulting images from Sarah Bradshaw […] They Visited Oatlands the Weekend Before He Left for the Marine Corps. Six Years Later, They Wed There. was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 26 12:21pm Washingtonian
Most people have heard of infinity pools, but what about an infinity ballroom? RiverView Ballroom, a dynamic, freestanding venue featuring 270 degrees of floor-to-ceiling windows, is set to open May 12 along the Potomac River at Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor, Maryland. Upon entering the contemporary designed ballroom, the venue gives the illusion of […] The Capital Region Is Gaining Its First Infinity Ballroom was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 26 11:43am Washingtonian
Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad in West Virginia is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2017. For two decades, tourist trains have hauled passengers through some of West Virginia’s most remote terrain with on-board hospitality, good food, and mountain camaraderie. Located within a day’s drive of some of the country’s biggest cities, the Durbin & Greenbrier […] Celebrating 20 years of MountainRail Relaxation was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 26 11:43am Washingtonian
Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad in West Virginia is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2017. For two decades, tourist trains have hauled passengers through some of West Virginia’s most remote terrain with on-board hospitality, good food, and mountain camaraderie. Located within a day’s drive of some of the country’s biggest cities, the Durbin & Greenbrier […] Twenty Years on the Track for West Virginia’s Most Popular Railroad was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 26 10:07am Washingtonian
There are currently over a trillion plastic bags used every year, according to a new study, published this week in Current Biology. Plastics in general are resistant to biodegradation, and the sheer abundance of excess plastics in the world has spawned many a movement to swap plastic water bottles for stainless steel canteens or to start carrying groceries […] Today in Weird Science: Can a Caterpillar That Eats Plastic Save the Planet? was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 26 9:31am Washingtonian
Those passing by the New York Avenue entrance to the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) on Friday evening couldn’t help but pause to take note of all the activity surrounding the stately building. An army of valets stood at the ready to greet hundreds of tuxedo and ball gown-clad guests, while performers […] National Museum Of Women In The Arts 30th Anniversary Gala Draws A ‘Supreme’ Crowd was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 26 7:30am Washingtonian
DC was the first majority-black city in America—a “Chocolate City.” The nickname was heard on local radio in the early 1970s, a few years before the George Clinton funk classic by the same name came along. Then in 2011, the District’s African-American population slipped below 50 percent for the first time in more than 50 […] DC May No Longer Be “Chocolate City,” But This Exhibit Is Keeping the Name Alive was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 26 7:00am Washingtonian
Just outside Annandale’s Koreatown, a stately dome modeled after Monticello’s stands above the entrance to the best high school in America. The 1,800 students study nanochemistry and quantum physics in labs funded by Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. Seniors count NIH and Smithsonian scientists as mentors, and their average SAT scores top Fairfax County’s by […] Does the No. 1 High School in America Practice Discrimination? was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 26 7:00am Washingtonian
Just outside Annandale’s Koreatown, a stately dome modeled after Monticello’s stands above the entrance to the best high school in America. The 1,800 students study nanochemistry and quantum physics in labs funded by Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. Seniors count NIH and Smithsonian scientists as mentors, and their average SAT scores top Fairfax County’s by […] Is the No. 1 High School in America Racist? was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 26 4:00am HungryLobbyist.com
Poké Papa DC serves Hawaiian inspired poké bowls and is the newest buzz on the block, the block of 806 H St NW, Washington, DC to be exact. This trendy deconstructed sushi lives up to the hype, and as a dietitian, I approve! If you’re trying Poké for the first time or indulging again, this […] The post Poké Papa DC appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
Apr 25 7:16pm www.washingtontimes.com stories: Inside the Beltway
Ever wonder why Republicans always appear to be the villains on Capitol Hill? Easy. They have been cast in the role by the news media. As the GOP readies to overhaul Obamacare or confront a possible government shutdown, consider that broadcasters methodically portray the GOP — particularly such legislative entities ...
Apr 25 6:58pm HungryLobbyist.com
This recipe is largely inspired by my favorite neighborhood hole-in-the-wall. In this version, I pull my favorite elements from a couple dishes to create my favorite combination. Feel free to go crazy with homemade pita bread and sides or substitute anything with your favorite store-bought variety. You’ll need: Lamb Kofta […] The post Lamb Kofta with Yogurt and Cucumber Salad appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
Apr 25 5:10pm Washingtonian
Corey Stewart, the chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors who’s also running to be the Republican Party’s nominee in Virginia’s gubernatorial race, went off on Tuesday with an all-day social-media rant in defense of monuments to Confederate leaders. Stewart, who last year served as a state chairman for Donald Trump‘s presidential campaign, was set […] Virginia Governor Candidate Corey Stewart Is Just a Guy Who Likes Free Attention was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 25 4:05pm Washington Area Bicyclist Association
Did you miss the Anacostia River Festival this year? Check out our recap of the event here.
Apr 25 3:44pm Washingtonian
Beer gardens are great and all that. But now, Navy Yard seafood restaurant Whaley’s is bringing us the next great thing: the rosé garden. The 30-seat waterfront bar, opening April 29 at noon, will be covered in tropical plants and pink striped umbrellas. Expect a dozen rosés by the bottle and three by the glass, plus a couple beers, highball cocktails, and […] Waterfront Rosé Garden Opens Saturday at Whaley’s was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 25 2:43pm Washingtonian
Chefs foraging for ingredients has become commonplace, especially during ramp season. It’s much rarer for distillers to collect materials in the wild, which is what makes District Distilling Co.‘s new spirit so intriguing. WildJune Gin, which launches at the distillery-pub on Friday, is made with wild red juniper berries harvested in western Texas by co-owner Molly […] District Distilling Co.’s New Gin Embraces the Forager Trend was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 25 2:10pm Washingtonian
There are literally thousands—tens of thousands!—of possible ingredient combinations at Poke Papa, the new poke shop in Penn Quarter. I’m going to go out on a limb here and say not all of the combinations are good. Not all them are even poke (traditionally a raw fish dish). But this is not about poke, really. (Although […] The Build-Your-Own-Bowl Trend Is Seriously Out Of Control was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 25 12:45pm Washingtonian
Looking at personal trainer Errick McAdams, you’d think he’s been fit his entire life. But not so: At age 27, he weighed 240 pounds and struggled with high cholesterol. Given his family history of diabetes and cancer, concern over his life longevity inspired him to make a change. In 2001, he started going to the […] This DC Personal Trainer Lost 40 Pounds in Three Months. Here’s What He Eats to Stay in Shape. was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 25 11:21am Washingtonian
Robert Siegel, who has hosted NPR’s flagship afternoon news program All Things Considered since 1987, plans to leave the program next January, the broadcaster announced Tuesday. Siegel’s stepping down will mark the end of a run at NPR that began in 1976, when he joined the then-six-year-old network as a newscaster. Over his four-decade career at NPR, […] Robert Siegel to Leave NPR’s All Things Considered in January 2018 was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 25 10:52am Washington Area Bicyclist Association
This Saturday is People's Climate March! Here's a roundup on how to show up by bike, and show up *for* bikes!...
Apr 25 9:06am Washingtonian
Caitlin Perna and Derek Barlow met in college when Caitlin spied Derek across the dance floor. Six years later they celebrated their wedding with a bash that was marked by enchanting details, from a grove of trees strung with crystal chandeliers to an arbor brimming with garden roses and peonies. The final touch? A custom […] The Custom Whiskey Bar at this Summer Wedding is Every Groom’s Dream was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 25 8:35am TheHill - Most Popular
First daughter Ivanka Trump faced a tough audience Tuesday after calling her father a tremendous champion of supporting families during a women's panel in Germany.Trump spoke about about President Trump's attitud...
Apr 25 7:00am Washingtonian
Of the many, many kinds of restaurants that open in Washington, fine-dining seafood is among the rarest. That’s because of the highly-perishable, expensive ingredients and skill required to prepare delicate fish and shellfish. It’s no surprise then that chef Robert Wiedmaier’s Siren is one of the most exciting debuts of the year. The stunning seafood venture […] Take a Look Inside the Stunning Seafood Restaurant from Marcel’s Chef Robert Wiedmaier was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 25 5:00am HungryLobbyist.com
Written by Meghan Milloy and Andrea Muffoletto The Gibson – a speakeasy in DC’s U Street Corridor – is renowned for serving authentic, Prohibition-era cocktails with a twist. While the ingredients are always fresh and true to what was available during the 1920s, each season the Gibson creates an intriguing new […] The post The Gibson’s Spring Cocktail Menu is in Full Bloom appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
Apr 24 8:10pm www.washingtontimes.com stories: Inside the Beltway
If Berkeley won't protect its students rights, Young America's Foundation will, proclaims the conservative youth organization of the same name, which is mounting a lawsuit against the University of California, Berkeley after the school essentially blocked an upcoming appearance by commentator Ann Coulter. Officials launched a series of scheduling maneuvers ...
Apr 24 6:12pm Washington Area Bicyclist Association
Work for WABA in the summer: Bike Camp Counselor jobs...
Apr 24 5:03pm HungryLobbyist.com
I walked by St Gregory hotel over 100 times in my 2 years in DC. Never did I think I was missing out on such a gem in the heart of DC – enter Tredici Enoteca. The recently renovated boutique hotel leaves your eyes drawn to so many different corners from […] The post Tredici Enoteca, A Hidden Gem appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
Apr 24 5:01pm HungryLobbyist.com
DC Taste of the Nation is by far DC’s best foodie event. Bringing together almost 100 of DC’s finest restaurants and bars, the event delivered all the food and drink your heart desired while supporting No Kid Hungry’s work to end childhood hunger in America. Here are 5 reasons why Taste […] The post Recap: DC Taste of the Nation appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
Apr 24 4:32pm Washingtonian
Bearnaise, the French restaurant specializing in steak frites from Spike Mendelsohn‘s Sunnyside Group, will close on May 1. In its place, the chef plans to open a taqueria. It will be the group’s third fast-casual concept after We, The Pizza and Good Stuff Eatery. “We try and serve what Americans love best in a hip atmosphere […] Spike Mendelsohn Will Close Bearnaise and Open a Taqueria in Its Place was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 24 2:11pm Washingtonian
When Barack and Michelle Obama announced they were sticking around DC, those of us who live here imagined seeing them around town. Barack browsing at Kramerbooks and draining jumpers at the Y. Michelle bouncing between urban gardens and SoulCycle. Together, skipping lines at Bad Saint and Red Hen. Yeah, not so much. Sure, they were spotted in Ocean Prime Friday, and […] When Are We Going to See DC Resident Barack Obama in DC? was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 24 1:15pm Washingtonian
Washingtonians with a sweet tooth have a reason to celebrate this week, with the opening of French luxury bakery Ladurée‘s first D.C. location in Georgetown. The M Street salon will serve as the brand’s area flagship, boasting both a tea room as well as a boutique, with an additional storefront (sans table service) at Union […] Ladurée Lands In Georgetown This Week was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 24 12:54pm Washingtonian
Despite persistent rain Saturday, thousands of scientists descended on the National Mall to show their support for evidence-based policy and to express concern about cuts to science funding. Following a morning of speeches and musical performances featuring Bill Nye and Questlove, attendees of the March for Science paraded down Constitution Avenue to the Capitol chanting “Science saves lives,” “Build labs, […] Photos: “Mad Scientists” Descend on Washington was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 24 11:38am Washingtonian
It’s pretty hard to find the motivation to exercise outdoors during DC’s hot, humid summers, but a new workout at The Embassy Row Hotel might just be the solution. Splash Cycle, an underwater “aquacycling” class, will be hosted on the Dupont hotel’s rooftop, so you can work on your tan and your quads all while staying cool in […] Just in Time For Summer, An Underwater Cycling Class in a Dupont Rooftop Pool was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 24 10:52am Washington Area Bicyclist Association
We're hosting a Climate Ride Meet and Greet this Wednesday from 6-8pm. Here are the five reasons why you should join!...
Apr 24 10:45am HungryLobbyist.com
Do you like chocolate? Do you like the combination of chocolate and hazelnut in spreadable form? How about some fruit too? If you’ve nodded your head ‘yes’ to these questions, then this recipe just might be for you. Especially if you’re feeling particularly French this weekend, make yourself a cappuccino […] The post Feeling French? Try this Nocciolata tartine recipe appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
Apr 24 10:36am Washington Area Bicyclist Association
The Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) seeks a full-time Events Coordinator to plan, implement, promote, and manage WABA special events, as well as provide support for new events and programs. About WABA WABA works to create a healthy, more livable region by promoting bicycling for fun, fitness, and affordable transportation; advocating for better bicycling conditions […]...
Apr 24 10:00am Roosh V
I recently watched Hot Girls Wanted, a documentary about how easily girls are recruited into porn, mostly from the Midwestern parts of the United States. The fact that there is now so little stigma for girls to get banged on camera for money shows how broken American culture has become. The documentary focuses on a […]...
Apr 24 9:40am Washingtonian
MONDAY, APRIL 24 BEER The Taste of Science Festival features a few food- and drink-related science events throughout the city; Monday’s The Science of Brewing discussion at Right Proper Brewing’s Brookland Production House will give curious beer-lovers an overview of fermentation, from alcohol-producing microbes to the gases that give beer its fizz. Toast science with […] Things To Do in DC This Week (April 24-26): The Science of Beer, I.M. Pei’s 100th Birthday, and a Modern Macbeth was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 24 9:22am TheHill - Most Popular
Sean Hannity has vowed to sue a former guest of his program with some of the finest and toughest lawyers in the country after she accused the Fox News host of sexually propositioning her as allegations of sexual harassm...
Apr 24 7:01am Washingtonian
Most Metro stations have bathrooms, but good luck using them: Usually you have to find a manager and ask him or her to unlock it. A Washington Post investigation in 2014 found that the cleanliness and availability of these restrooms varied considerably. That need prompted the Washington-area home-services company Michael & Son to put together a DC metro […] How Easy Is It to Find a Bathroom on Your Metro Line? was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 23 8:08pm www.washingtontimes.com stories: Inside the Beltway
Some programming of note: On Monday, the very astute Fox News host Tucker Carlson essentially makes his formal debut in the coveted 8 p.m. time slot previously occupied by Bill O'Reilly for two decades. The network says Mr. Carlson's first guest is none other than Olympic Gold Medalist and author ...
Apr 23 10:30am TheHill - Most Popular
Talk is already heating up that President Trump could have a chance to appoint a second person to the Supreme Court.
Apr 21 11:30pm TheHill - Most Popular
Vivek Murthy, an Obama appointee, was asked to resign.
Apr 21 3:42pm Washingtonian
In March, 12 Georgetown University music students went to Cuba to work with musicians at Lyceum Mozartiano de La Habana. This Saturday, the Cuban musicians will return the favor, performing a free concert at Gaston Hall with their DC counterparts. Washingtonian spoke with Georgetown music director and professor Angel Gil-Ordóñez about the program. How did the idea for this music exchange program come about? Everything […] Georgetown Students and Cuban Musicians Find Common Ground in Beethoven was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 21 2:26pm Washingtonian
U Street Corridor Where: 2232 13th St., NW #1 How Much: $529,900 When: Sunday, 1pm – 4pm Why: Two words: rooftop deck. Once you get past the fire pit and view, there’s a lot to love inside this two-bedroom in the U Street Corridor, like a master with a walk-in closet and French doors leading to a private […] The Three Best Open Houses This Weekend: April 22-23 was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 21 11:45am Washingtonian
Well, bike commuters, you’ve got something else to be smug about: A new study by researchers at the University of Glasgow published in The BMJ examines potential overlaps between those who active commute and incidents of cardiovascular disease, cancer, and causal mortality. “We looked into this topic due to the higher prevalence of physical inactivity worldwide,” says Carlos Celis-Morales, […] Congrats, Bike Commuters: New Study Says You Might Just Be the Healthiest of Us All was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 21 8:15am Washingtonian
Washingtonians love Ice Cream Jubilee, and so does Instagram. So snap that IG before the sweet, melty treat gets all over your outfit. Because black is my favorite color. Black sesame and sprinkle mini donuts can be topped on your ice cream cone! A post shared by Rosie 🍴 (@rosieeats) on Apr 12, 2017 at 9:00am […] These Instas of People Enjoying Ice Cream Jubilee Will Get You in the Mood for Summer was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 21 7:30am Washingtonian
Many lighthouses are renowned for their architecture and height. At just 32 feet tall, Turkey Point is not one of them. What makes it special is the lightkeepers who served it. Or rather, their gender. At a time when the solitary, manual work of tending a lighthouse wasn’t considered suitable for women, Turkey Point was […] The Story Behind the Chesapeake’s Feminist Lighthouse was first published on Washingtonian.
Apr 21 7:30am Washingtonian
Let’s Go Winetasting 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. Edited by Sherri Dalphonse. Subscribe to the Magazine FEATURES Tech Titans Our biannual guide to the most important people in digital Washington. By Michael J. Gaynor. The Misfits […] May 2017: Winery Day Trips was first published on Washingtonian.