Feb 21 1:29pm Washingtonian
Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. the 3-year-old panda Bao Bao will begin a journey from Washington Dulles International Airport to Chengdu, China, where she will begin a new life in a panda-breeding program. The flight, aboard a Boeing 777-200F, will take 16 hours and 20 minutes; Captain John Hunt is one of four pilots flying Bao Bao. He’s already done four […] How Do You Get a Panda to China? Practice, Practice, Practice. was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 21 12:52pm Washingtonian
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21 FILM Bistro Bohem is screening Men About Town as part of its Film and Beer Series. The 1969 flick, in Czech with English subtitles, tells the story of three men who come to Prague for construction work and enlist the help of a dance master to teach them social graces to win a […] Things to Do in DC This Week (February 21-22): A Discussion on DC Arts, a Novel About a Missing Spouse, and an Award-Winning Israeli Film was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 21 12:33pm Washingtonian
Restaurateur Michael Schlow is on a roll in Washington, opening more DC-area eateries than in his Boston home base. Joining Tico, the Riggsby, Casolare, Conosci, and Alta Strada is a spinoff of the latter Italian restaurant, now open in Fairfax’s Mosaic District. Schlow has also been growing his culinary team alongside his restaurants. Alex Levin left […] Restaurateur Michael Schlow Expands to the Mosaic District with Alta Strada was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 21 12:00pm Roosh V
Breitbart writer Milo Yiannopoulos is having a bad week after his older comments were construed as being “pro-pedophilia.” I share how what’s happening to him is nearly identical to the “pro-rape” attack against me… Visit my Youtube channel and hit the Subscribe button to see new clips before I drop them on the blog. Previous […]...
Feb 21 11:06am Washingtonian
Vice President Mike Pence walked on stage to a European Union summit in Brussels to a backdrop featuring a version of the US flag with 51 stars, instead of the traditional 50. The flag featured three rows of nine stars and three rows of eight stars, instead of the usual layout of nine rows that alternate […] EU Greets Vice President Pence With 51-Star American Flag was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 21 10:07am Washingtonian
Caroline Edsall and Judson Owen celebrated their wedding on the day of the Kentucky Derby, kicking off their reception with mint juleps and finishing with not one but two custom cakes. Their wedding at the historic Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium was captured by Abby Grace Photography. Check out the images below. Like B&G on Facebook […] We’re Obsessed with the Eiffel Tower Cake at This Mellon Auditorium Wedding was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 21 10:02am Washingtonian
In times of high stress and anxiety, yoga is a go-to for many. So what better time could there be, given our current state of affairs, for the Kennedy Center to offer free yoga on Saturday mornings? The classes will take place in the Kennedy Center’s Grand Foyer, so you can expect lots of natural […] Add to Your Bucket List: Free Yoga at the Kennedy Center was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 21 9:56am Washingtonian
This past weekend, the annual Katsucon convention drew fans of anime and pop culture to National Harbor. The three-day event has been held over Presidents Day weekend in the DC area since 1995. Organizers expected more than 20,000 people at this year’s event. Unusually warm temperatures over the weekend encouraged participants to stroll outdoors in all […] Photos: Katsucon 2017 at National Harbor was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 21 7:20am Washingtonian
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump weren’t the only presidential candidates last summer pondering issues and delivering speeches. Potomac’s Daniel Yaya threw his hat in the ring, too. He’s nine. Daniel, along with 19 other students in third, fourth, and fifth grades, attended the Smithsonian Associates’ President for a Week day camp to learn about democracy and the […] Want Your Daughter to Run for Office One Day? Here Are 3 Summer Camps That Will Get Her Started. was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 21 7:00am Washingtonian
What to Do in Logan Circle and Shaw 1. African American Civil War Museum No tickets for the National Museum of African American History & Culture? Stop by this smaller museum dedicated to the little-told story of the United States Colored Troops, who fought in the Civil War to defend their freedom from slavery and […] How to Spend a Day in Logan Circle and Shaw was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 21 6:30am Washingtonian
When one of Yayoi Kusama’s mirror-strewn “infinity rooms” came to New York in 2013, there were six-hour waits to get in and snap what was called “the trendiest selfie in town.” Her new tour, debuting at the Hirshhorn this week, has six rooms, including one speckled with LED lights, which New York’s the Cut dubbed […] An Instagrammer’s Guide To Yayoi Kusama’s “Infinity Mirrors” was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 20 8:17pm www.washingtontimes.com stories: Inside the Beltway
President Trump passes a noteworthy milestone on Tuesday. He begins his 33rd day in office — which means he is no longer the shortest-serving president in history — a title his critics likely wish he had obtained. The shortest-serving president on record was William Henry Harrison, who was in the ...
Feb 20 4:18pm Washingtonian
All is not well at Breitbart News. A senior editor at the right-wing publication tells Washingtonian that “at least a half-dozen” employees are prepared to leave the company if Milo Yiannopoulos is not promptly fired. A second Breitbart source confirms this estimate. Yiannopoulos, himself a senior editor at Breitbart, was booted from his speaking slot at this week’s Conservative […] Breitbart Employees Threaten Walk-Out Over Milo was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 20 1:14pm Washingtonian
Milo Yiannopolous will not speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), according to American Conservative Union president Matt Schlapp. The statement follows a conservative blog’s revelation of a video in which Yiannopolous appears to endorse pedophilia. Due to the revelation of an offensive video in the past 24 hours condoning pedophilia, the American Conservative Union has decided […] Breaking: CPAC Rescinds Invitation to Milo Yiannopoulos was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 20 12:00pm Roosh V
The music industry, alongside the movie industry, has been at the forefront of leftist causes, promoting their agenda through the pop stars of the day. This included Bob Dylan, who was actively involved in the black Civil Rights movement. He produced a song called “The Times They Are A-Changing'” to persuade white people and Congressmen […]...
Feb 19 7:55pm www.washingtontimes.com stories: Inside the Beltway
Just in time for Presidents Day: A previously unknown, newly discovered letter written by Abraham Lincoln a year before his death has been found buried in a family safety deposit box. Its value? That would be $80,000, according to the Raab Collection, a dealer in important historical documents. This historic ...
Feb 19 5:47pm www.washingtontimes.com stories: Georgetown Hoyas
OMAHA, Neb. — Marcus Foster scored a career-high 35 points and No. 20 Creighton broke open the game early in the second half in an 87-70 victory over Georgetown on Sunday. Creighton (22-5, 9-5 Big East) shot 53 percent while avenging a 20-point road loss to the Hoyas on Jan ...
Feb 19 2:32pm Washingtonian
Celebrate President’s Day weekend with Monday brunch at these spots. Radiator 1430 Rhode Island Ave., NW Executive chef Jonathan Dearden offers special politically-themed menus based on currency. The offerings range from a Lincoln menu of yoghurt and fresh fruit for $5, to a Grant menu for $50 that includes breakfast poutine with bacon gravy and a bottle […] Where to Find President’s Day Brunch Around DC was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 18 4:37pm Washingtonian
On February 18, Hollywood Reporter broke the news that alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos will speak at this month’s Conservative Political Action Conference. Which means that Yiannopoulos, the Breitbart alum who was banned from Twitter following exchanges with actress Leslie Jones, will enjoy more stage time than Vice President Mike Pence, Senator Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, and Jim DeMint. And some board […] Milo Yiannopoulos Will Speak at CPAC, and Some Board Members Feel Blindsided was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 18 3:02pm TheHill - Most Popular
Please stop it with that stupid talking point. ...
Feb 18 9:44am TheHill - Most Popular
Newly leaked audio from a November party at President Trump's Bedminster, N.J., golf club reveals then president-elect Trump touting to guests his scheduled interviews on premises with potential cabinet members and White House staff. We're...
Feb 17 8:21pm HungryLobbyist.com
This past weekend I decided to take a trip down to the National Harbor for dinner. The Old Hickory Steakhouse has a new February menu and they wanted us to preview the new dishes and wine pairings. As a DC local, I have sadly not spent much time in the National […] The post The Unexpected Luxury of the Old Hickory Steakhouse appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
Feb 17 5:13pm Washington Area Bicyclist Association
WABA's Bike Camp! is open for registration! Hurry and reserve your spot.
Feb 17 4:52pm TheHill - Most Popular
President Trump blasted the media as the enemy of the American people in a tweet Friday, calling out several outlets specifically. The FAKE NEWS media (failing ...
Feb 17 12:00pm Roosh V
In the below video, I analyze the implications of Trump’s National Security Adviser getting fired because of malicious leaks from the CIA… Visit my Youtube channel and hit the Subscribe button to see new clips before I drop them on the blog. Previous Video: Do Girls Who Wear Chokers Want To Be Treated Like Dogs?...
Feb 17 11:56am Washington Area Bicyclist Association
We are excited to announce that Tom Sherwood of NBC4 Washington will be hosting this year's Washington Area Bicyclists' Choice Awards on February 28th.
Feb 17 11:44am Washingtonian
If you pack a lunch or go out every day, you probably have a go-to meal. Whether it’s your quick and easy turkey sandwich you make at home or the salad you pick up at Sweetgreen five days a week, it’s easy to form lunchtime habits. But if this is the food we’re eating on […] How Healthy is Your Go-To Lunch, Really? Let The Lunch Judge Decide. was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 17 10:47am Washingtonian
Our 100 Very Best Restaurants 2017 list is finally online and we know you have questions about it! Who’s up! Who’s down! Why did Momofuku drop off? Why are you guys so angry about Shishito peppers? Washingtonian food critic Ann Limpert will take your questions at noon on Washingtonian’s Facebook page. Please join us. Join Us for a Chat About Our Very Best Restaurants List was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 17 10:14am Washingtonian
Our eight favorite options for second-home budgets big and small, all within a four-hour drive or less: $ = Bargain budget $$ = More to spend If you want to relax and recharge: $ Urbanna The Virginia town attracts second-home buyers from all over the East Coast thanks to its low-key vibe and a location […] Where to Buy the Perfect Getaway House Near Washington was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 17 8:49am Washingtonian
Barack Obama is off to a good start in the history books, according to a C-SPAN survey of 91 presidential historians released today. He ranks as our 12th-best president—24 spots ahead of where George W. Bush debuted. The last survey was in 2009. Edna Greene Medford, a member of C-SPAN’s advisory team, thought Obama would have […] Obama Debuts High on Historians’ List of Best Presidents was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 17 8:21am Washingtonian
What does a day without immigrants look like? Pretty empty. Washington got a taste yesterday as a sizable portion of the restaurant workforce went on strike. More than 100 restaurants closed, while others operated with bare-bones staffs and limited menus. The impact was evident from just walking down the street. Here’s just a sample. Bub […] This Is What A Day Without Immigrants Looks Like was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 17 8:00am Washingtonian
The March 2017 issue of Bon Appétit magazine features two familiar faces on the cover: Bad Saint servers Shaheen Qureshi and Amanda Carpenter—plus a short personal essay inside from the Filipino restaurant’s co-owner, Genevieve Villamora. The Columbia Heights eatery is certainly popular with the magazine; it ranked second on its 2016 list of the best new restaurants in America. […] Bon Appetit’s Editor: “If You Love Food in America…That’s Because of Immigrants” was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 17 7:30am Washingtonian
I grew up in Southern China with all sorts of spicy food, so heat plays a key role in my meals. Whenever I visit a new place, I immediately search for local groceries selling hot sauces. Perhaps needless to say, the Walmart near my old apartment in Missouri was a disappointment, with only a few truly hot sauces. […] Trader Joe’s Hot Sauces, Ranked was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 17 7:30am Washingtonian
Silver Spring Where: 1908 Rockwood Rd. How Much: $799,000 When: Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 pm Why: This stately four-bedroom Tudor is a house-hunter’s wish list realized. New renovations like a slate roof and gourmet kitchen are obvious checkmarks. You’ll also find heated floors, French doors that open onto a sunny sitting room, and built-in shelves along the dining […] The Three Best Open Houses This Weekend: February 18-19 was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 17 7:00am Washingtonian
Bao Bao is leaving next week , in compliance with an agreement between the China Wildlife Conservation Association and the Smithsonian, but in defiance of our hearts. These are our fave shots from too much time spent scrolling through #baobaopanda posts while pre-mourning her imminent departure. We officially have the world's cutest neighbor! Welcome to the 'hood Baby […] Adorable Photos of Bao Bao That Will Have You Chanting “Four More Years” was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 16 10:21pm www.washingtontimes.com stories: Inside the Beltway
The press may loathe him. But the grassroots remain fiercely loyal to President Trump no matter what the news media does. He has the untiring support of heartland voters who rallied behind him with gusto, then went to the polls to vote the man into office. Mr. Trump revisits that ...
Feb 16 2:38pm Washingtonian
Four years ago, Albuquerque-based ceramic artist Jami Porter Lara spent a week at the US-Mexico border in Southern Arizona. While she was walking along the border fence, she noticed things that migrants left behind as they were passing through, including dozens of two-liter plastic bottles people had used to carry water. At the same time, […] The Accidental Politics of an Art Exhibit Called “Border Crossing” was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 16 2:33pm Washingtonian
Night of brews: If you’ve tried all of the ciders at Anxo Cidery & Pinxtos Bar, consider heading over on Thursday for their first-ever beer event. Maine’s Oxbow Brewing will feature seven different brews beginning at 5 pm, including a Belgian Imperial Stout and Italian-style pilsner. Guests can try each draft separately or taste them with pintxo pairings, prices per […] 6 Fun Food Events Around DC This Weekend was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 16 2:04pm Washingtonian
Public schools in DC suburbs tend to be far more integrated than those within the District, according to a new report by the Civil Rights Project. DC schools remain majority black, around 67 percent, with Latinos following far behind at 16.5 percent. As more white people (millennials) move into the Chocolate City, their children–if they have any–still aren’t […] Report: Schools in the Washington Suburbs Are Far More Integrated Than Schools in DC was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 16 1:37pm Washington Area Bicyclist Association
After a very long wait, the District Department of Transportation has designs for a safer Florida Ave in DC. From what we have seen, the plan needs a lot of work. Come to a meeting on Tuesday, 2/21 to demand a safer street.
Feb 16 1:07pm TheHill - Most Popular
The poll shows Trump at a historic low for presidents early in their first term.
Feb 16 12:12pm Washingtonian
Rezhound When you must have that prime reservation, this site scans OpenTable and sends texts and e-mails when space is available. Vivino Take a photo of a wine bottle—or a menu—and the app will pull up ratings, retail price, and more. UberEats and Caviar Forget chain pizza. These two apps are best for delivery from […] 7 Restaurant Apps and Sites You’ll Actually Use was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 16 12:00pm Roosh V
I analyze the symbolism of girls wearing tight things around their necks… Visit my Youtube channel and hit the Subscribe button to see new clips before I drop them on the blog. Previous Video: Why Are Women Being Educated?...
Feb 16 10:36am Washingtonian
A lot of chefs whip out a pen to sketch a dish before picking up a knife to create it. Here, 1789 pastry chef David Collier’s “sweet-potato pie”—on paper, then in real life. He also sketched “the white album” and “chocolate malt mac.” The White Album Chocolate Malt Mac This article originally appeared in the February 2017 […] DC’s Prettiest Dishes Actually Start on Paper was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 16 10:17am Washingtonian
There are some things we know about the immigrant strikes at restaurants across DC today. We know that dozens of businesses are closed. We know workers want to send a message to President Donald Trump. But then there’s one thing we know almost nothing about: who exactly got this DC strike started? Chefs, organized labor, and Latino advocacy groups […] No One Seems to Know Who Started DC’s “Day Without Immigrants” Strike was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 16 9:40am Washingtonian
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16 MUSIC The Supremes recorded 12 number-one hits from 1964 to 1969, and founding member Mary Wilson continues to sing and perform solo today. She’s released three albums and penned two autobiographies, but she’ll still be best known for her backing vocal lines on such hits as “Where Did Our Love Go,” “Baby […] Things to Do in DC This Weekend (February 16-20): STEM Activities for Kids, an Anime Convention, and Mary Wilson of the Supremes was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 16 9:02am Washingtonian
When Maketto chef Erik Bruner-Yang teamed up with Whole Foods last year for an in-store ramen kiosk, he had an end goal in mind: a branch of Paper Horse at the forthcoming Whole Foods on H Street, Northeast. “It’s a big change to this neighborhood, and I want to be a part of that conversation,” […] Maketto Chef Will Open a New Food Stall Inside H Street Whole Foods was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 16 6:30am Washingtonian
1 “Chips and dip” at Kinship (osetra caviar, potato chips, Crème Fraîche) 14 Pork-belly Bocadillos at Estadio 29 Virginia Oysters at Rappahannock Oyster Bar 4-Pasta Tasting Menu at Hank’s Pasta Bar (clockwise from top: Bolognese lasagna,puttanesca, cacio e pepe, sausage mafalde) This article originally appeared in the February 2017 issue of Washingtonian. How Far $80 Goes at Some of Washington’s Best Restaurants was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 16 5:23am Washingtonian
Dozens of restaurants across the DC-area will be closed Thursday as immigrant workers skip work to participate in “A Day Without Immigrants” protest. Other restaurants will stay open with extremely slimmed-down staffs. And not even the restaurant in Donald Trump‘s own DC hotel is immune. BLT Prime, the steakhouse in the hotel’s lobby, will operate with limited reservations and a […] Yes, the Trump Hotel’s Steakhouse Will Be Affected by Today’s Immigrant Strike was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 15 8:31pm www.washingtontimes.com stories: Inside the Beltway
The notion that a shadow presidency is up and running to counter President Trump is very popular in the press at the moment. Multiple news organizations now bandy about such terms as shadow White House, shadow government or shadow Cabinet — the narrative insisting that noble entities are out to ...
Feb 15 6:05pm Washingtonian
Chris Hassaan Francke placed an order with local flower-delivery startup UrbanStems on Monday to deliver a surprise Valentine’s bouquet to his girlfriend after she got home from her grad school courses. Francke, who works as a bartender in DC, arranged for the delivery between 5 pm-10 pm, so it would greet her when she got home late that night. But […] UrbanStems Apologizes to Customers After Valentine’s Day “Flower Brownouts” was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 15 4:42pm Washingtonian
During a joint press conference Wednesday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Trump continued his White House’s streak of taking more questions from reporters affiliated with conservative-leaning organizations than legacy networks and publications. The first and third questions came from Christian Broadcasting Network’s David Brody and Townhall.com’s Katie Pavlich, while reporters from outlets like ABC News and […] It Doesn’t Matter Who Gets the First Question at White House Briefings was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 15 4:03pm Washington Area Bicyclist Association
Work for WABA as our new Arlington PAL Ambassador Coordinator!...
Feb 15 3:36pm Washington Area Bicyclist Association
Wheel you be my Valentine? U-locked my heart! A quick look at the best puns made by Bike Ambassadors this Valentines Day.
Feb 15 3:05pm Washingtonian
DC Councilmember Brianne Nadeau opposed legislation last year that would allow physician-assisted suicide in the District. That doesn’t mean she wants the US House of Representatives’ Oversight Committee to try to strike it down. Nadeau was one of two councilmembers to oppose the bill last November; she worried that lower-income families with scant access to affordable healthcare could opt to end sick patients’ […] DC Councilmember Who Opposed the Assisted-Suicide Bill Doesn’t Want Congress to Repeal It was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 15 2:00pm Washingtonian
In many ways, Union Kitchen Grocery just wants to be an average neighborhood corner store. You can get toilet paper, tomatoes, and flour. But blended in with the household names and pantry staples is something a little less average: around 100 District-made products. Union Kitchen, a culinary incubator and commissary that’s helped launch a wide range of local food companies, […] Union Kitchen Grocery Opens in Shaw With Around 100 DC-Made Products was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 15 1:21pm HungryLobbyist.com
The Screen Actors Guild Awards or “SAG’s” were this weekend and the red carpet looks were BOLD! Part of me is excited that actors are taking risks and part of me is distraught that THESE were some of the risks they took! When I told you that the Golden Globes were a sign of […] The post Best & Worst Dressed- The 2017 SAG Awards appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
Feb 15 11:49am Washingtonian
The James Beard Foundation just announced its long-list of semifinalists for the James Beard Awards—some of the most coveted accolades in the restaurant industry. The finalists will be announced on Wednesday, March 15. Like last year, the semifinalists include a strong number of Washington names. Some we could predict, such as Pineapple and Pearls for […] Here Are the DC Semifinalists for the 2017 James Beard Awards was first published on Washingtonian.
Feb 15 11:13am Washingtonian
My years at the magazine have ingrained in me the house style—long predating my tenure—of using Washington to denote the entire Washington, DC, area, including Maryland and Virginia, and reserving DC and the District for the District of Columbia proper. It makes sense as a way for a print publication whose combined suburban readership significantly […] Loathsome Words About Washington was first published on Washingtonian.