Mar 15 3:09pm Washingtonian
Dr. Mark Whitten and Dr. Shilpa Rose of Whitten Laser Eye answer common questions about eye health and Refractive and Cataract Surgery. Drs. Whitten and Rose can be reached at Whitten Laser Eye located at 4910 Massachusetts Ave NW #21, Washington, DC 20016. (301) 825-5755. What is presbyopia? Presbyopia is the gradual loss of […] How do I know if Raindrop Near Vision Inlay is the right procedure for me? was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 15 2:57pm Washington Area Bicyclist Association
Comments are due Friday on proposed bike lanes on Washington Boulevard in Westover, Arlington. Learn more about the project and be sure to comment in support.
Mar 15 2:15pm Washingtonian
Four Washington chefs and restaurants have made the short list for the James Beard Awards, one of the dining world’s most prestigious recognitions. Centrolina‘s Amy Brandwein and Bad Saint‘s Tom Cunanan are among the five finalists for the best chef in the Mid-Atlantic. Pineapple and Pearls—Washingtonian‘s very best restaurant—is a nominee for best new restaurant, and Bread Furst owner Mark Furstenberg […] Here Are the Washington Finalists for the 2017 James Beard Awards was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 15 1:40pm Washingtonian
Jacob Hunter, co-founder of the Dirty South Deli food truck, is bringing his sandwich-making skills to Taylor Gourmet. In his new role as culinary director, he’ll be crafting a slew of new seasonal hoagies and eventually introducing some pop-up dinners at the local chain’s catering kitchen. Hunter and Taylor owner Casey Patten go back to the days […] Dirty South Deli Chef Is Now Behind the Hoagies at Taylor Gourmet was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 15 1:36pm Washingtonian
Sometime soon, maybe even Wednesday, Current Newspapers will roll out a new website. This is media news because the publisher of four Northwest DC community papers has steadfastly held out against delivering news to its readers news online; if you wanted to read a Current title online, you could only use its website to download a PDF of a print issue. […] Current Newspapers’ New Website Will Be an “Effective Addition” to Print Paper was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 15 12:53pm Washingtonian
Candace Crissey and Ryan Walterhoefer met on a blind date at the insistence of mutual friends. Two years later, they wed in a romantic outdoor wedding shot by Elizabeth Fogarty Photography. Check out their dreamy summer ceremony and reception below. Follow B&G on Instagram | Like B&G on Facebook Candace Crissey and Ryan Walterhoefer met […] The Tented Reception at This Eastern Shore Wedding Will Make You Crave Summertime was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 15 10:36am Washingtonian
St. Patrick’s Day is Friday, March 17. Restaurants and bars are ready to celebrate, whether you want a hearty plate of corned beef, or a full-on Irish party. Parties and festivities: Suburbia at Union Market 1309 5th St., NW Head to Union Market for the Shamrock & Roll St. Patrick’s Day celebration with BYT, featuring $5 […] St. Patrick’s Day Parties and Specials Around DC was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 15 9:33am Washingtonian
The exhibits you’ve seen at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History showcase only a small fraction of the 145 million items the museum has in its vaults. Normally reserved for research scientists, hundreds of these items are now on display in a new exhibit called “Objects of Wonder,” including a stuffed Martha, the last […] You Can Now Explore the Strange and Wonderful World Behind the Scenes at the Natural History Museum was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 15 9:25am Washingtonian
On January 31, staff at WJLA gathered around a pair of sheet cakes for a sendoff to a pair of Washington TV heavyweights: Maureen Bunyan, a 44-year veteran of local airwaves who in 1978 became one of the first female African-American anchors in the US, and Bruce DePuyt, who for 14 years hosted NewsTalk, the […] WJLA’s TV Legends Are Vanishing. Does It Matter? was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 15 7:00am Washingtonian
One of the most celebrated buildings in America, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater sits just 3½ hours from DC, in the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania. The house’s majesty is partly due to the surrounding woods, rivers, and mountains, all of which Wright made the most of. Yet despite being a region of untamed beauty, the […] How to Plan the Perfect Trip to Fallingwater was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 15 6:00am TheHill - Most Popular
When rumors started swirling after the election that Chelsea Clinton was considering her own foray into politics, it was met with eye rolls even from staunch supporters of the family.
Mar 14 10:39pm www.washingtontimes.com stories: Inside the Beltway
Those who organized the tea party eight years ago still track the sentiments of their flock, and very carefully — which is a good thing. This demographic often gets overlooked by pollsters, and often at the peril of political parties. A unique survey of 4,100 grass-roots folk in all 50 ...
Mar 14 7:51pm TheHill - Most Popular
We've got Trump tax returns. Tonight, 9pm ET. MSNBC. (Seriously), Rachel Maddow tweeted.
Mar 14 3:58pm Washingtonian
President Trump‘s proposed budget could hammer the DC economy: “The cuts Trump plans to propose this week are also expected to lead to layoffs among federal workers, changes that would be felt sharply in the Washington area,” Damian Paletta wrote in the Washington Post. Moody’s Analytics economist Mark Zandi told Paletta the budget cuts, if enacted, would cause a […] Is Trump’s Budget Actually a Dastardly Plan to Destroy DC Journalism? was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 14 3:25pm www.washingtontimes.com stories: Georgetown Hoyas
ANALYSIS/OPINION Gary Williams is in both the Basketball Hall of Fame and the College Basketball Hall of Fame. He has 668 career wins at four different stops in college basketball. He was a two-time ACC Coach of the Year when the ACC meant something. He won conference regular season championships ...
Mar 14 1:58pm Washingtonian
It’s a snowy Pi Day (3.14, get it?), and a variety of restaurants and bakeries are offering warming slices of pie and pizza. Just call in advance to make sure the weather hasn’t caused any changes in plan. Pizza and Drink specials at Pizzeria Paradiso 2003 P St., NW; 3282 M St., NW; 124 King St,, Alexandria All […] Pi Day Pizza and Pie Specials Around DC was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 14 1:46pm Washington Area Bicyclist Association
We here at WABA hope that everyone who travels in the region takes some time to feel the full sadness of this crash. Our roads and trails and sidewalks are shared space. When we bike and drive, we have to move through that space with a complete understanding of the risks our motion poses to others, and we have to let that understanding guide our behavior every time we travel.
Mar 14 1:41pm HungryLobbyist.com
There is some debate on how and when the potato chip came to be, but no reason to dispute which chip tops the rest. To honor this highly anticipated holiday, I sampled (and finished) the top potato chips on the market. I kept it to “plain” potato chips for a more […] The post The Best Plain Potato Chips, Ranked appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
Mar 14 1:28pm Washingtonian
The snowstorm hit and many of us are at home, pretending to “telework” with the TV on in the background. Is there a better way to spend a frigid day at home? Washingtonian has some streaming recs for your snowy day inside. Based on a novel of the same name, HBO’s Big Little Lies follows the twisted […] 5 Great TV Shows and Movies You Can Stream on This Snowy Day was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 14 12:48pm Washingtonian
Carla Torres and Carlos Rodriguez were married on a snowy day in January. But cold weather didn’t stop them from venturing outdoors: the couple used the snow-covered backyard of their private Maryland home for a gorgeous woodland photoshoot, shot by Alicia Wiley Photography. Follow B&G on Instagram | Like B&G on Facebook Carla Torres and […] Best Snow Day Ever: This Maryland Couple Married on a Wintry Day at Home was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 14 12:15pm HungryLobbyist.com
Calling All Cherry Blossom Fanatics! Here’s everything you need to know about where to drink, eat, and explore to celebrate DC’s Cherry Blossom festival. First thing’s first – PEAK BLOOM has been pushed back due to the surprising winter temps this weekend and is now expected sometime between March 19 […] The post Peak Trends for Peak Bloom appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
Mar 14 12:14pm HungryLobbyist.com
Garlic bread with sauce is one of my favorite side dishes to make on a lazy weeknight or to bring to a potluck. It’s cheap, it’s easy, and it’s a crowd favorite. While the recipe below should act as a general guideline, feel free to adjust it based on what […] The post Crave-Worthy Cheesy Garlic Bread and Sauce appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
Mar 14 11:13am Washingtonian
Call it a Shack attack: New York-based Shake Shack will open two new DC locations in the next two weeks. The first will debut in Logan Circle on Thursday, with a Navy Yard shop to follow on Thursday, March 23 at 54 M Street, SE. The Logan Circle restaurant at 1400 14th Street, NW will be […] Shake Shack Is Opening Two New DC Burger Joints was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 14 10:50am Washingtonian
On Monday night, Washingtonians prepared for the impending snowstorm by raiding their nearby grocery stores. Most of us got only a few inches of snow and sleet, but at least we stocked up on black beans. Did someone say snowstorm?!? #traderjoes #dcsnow #snowpanic #stockupongroceries #winterstormstella #stella A post shared by Wendy Santantonio (@wendysrealtor) on Mar 13, 2017 at 10:56am PDT […] Behold the Long Lines and Empty Shelves of DC-Area Supermarkets Before the Snowstorm was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 14 9:19am Washingtonian
A late-winter cold wave, combined with a Nor’easter storm that hit Washington Monday night, has cherry-blossom watchers bracing for the first possible spring during which DC’s celebrated crop of Japanese cherry trees fails to reach peak bloom. But even if the trees manage to endure snow, ice, and a week of frigid air, they face a more perilous […] Are DC’s Beloved Cherry Blossoms Doomed? was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 14 8:41am Washingtonian
The federal government remains open through the sleet and snow (with a three hour delay), but you’ll still find plenty of restaurant and bar specials. We’ll update the list throughout the day; email Kayla Randall, Krandall@washingtonian.com Joselito Casa de Comidas 660 Pennsylvania Ave., SE Early happy hour alert: Capitol Hill’s Spanish cafe starts their “Hemingway […] Snow Day Food and Drink Specials Around DC was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 14 7:45am Washingtonian
At his Shaw restaurant, Kyirisan, chef Tim Ma combines congee with black truffle and pandan cheesecake with Szechuan whipped cream. But ask what kind of food he cooks and he’d rather give you a circuitous answer than use that word-that-shall-not-be-named. “I take Chinese dishes, I apply French technique to it in my own style,” he’ll […] Fusion Food Has Never Been More Popular. But Don’t You Dare Call It That. was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 14 7:30am Washingtonian
Meteorologists are predicting a potentially large amount of snow to fall on DC by Tuesday morning, and that just might mean a snow day for federal workers and employees of other organizations that swear by the Office of Personnel Management’s schedule. But just because you’ll be stuck inside doesn’t mean you have to be bored and […] 15 Utterly Interesting Podcasts to Binge On During the Snowstorm was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 14 6:59am Washingtonian
Short answer: Nope, don’t eat snow. Contrary to popular dad joke, it’s not only the yellow stuff you have to worry about. Last winter, a team of Canadian (surprise) scientists determined that snow in urban areas can absorb toxic and carcinogenic pollutants from vehicle exhaust. The McGill University researchers discovered even the clean-looking “white stuff” can absorb significant amounts of airborn pollutants […] Important Warning: Don’t Try to Eat Your Way Out of the Snow was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 14 6:31am Washingtonian
HBO is making a documentary about Ben Bradlee, the legendary Washington Post executive editor who died in 2014. A lot of interviews for the film have been shot already, says Sally Quinn, who was waiting for a flight to Texas when Washingtonian got her on the phone Monday afternoon. “It was my son, Quinn Bradlee, who suggested it.” Quinn Bradlee […] HBO Is Making a Ben Bradlee Documentary was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 14 6:00am Washingtonian
If you have a photo from this today’s snowstorm that you’d like to see featured on washingtonian.com or on Washingtonian’s Instagram feed, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Instagram (@washingtonianmag) with the hashtag #washmagphoto. We’ll be updating this post as our staff members and our readers send in photos. Take a look at last year’s snowstorm […] Watch the 2017 DC Snowstorm Unfold in Photos was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 13 7:10pm www.washingtontimes.com stories: Inside the Beltway
A new watchdog organization is up and running, and has an eye trained on President Trump. American Oversight is housed in an office a few blocks north of the White House, and offers this mission statement: There's a perfect storm for corruption and scandal brewing in the Trump administration. And ...
Mar 13 4:07pm Washingtonian
Elk Mountain A ski spot for purists–there’s no lodging, just spruce-lined slopes–Elk Mountain plans to have 20 trails open. Distance from DC: Four-and-a-half hours Full-day standard adult lift ticket: $66 344 Elk Mountain Rd., Union Dale, Pa.; 570-679-4400 Montage Mountain Located near the Poconos, this mid-mountain resort features beginner and intermediate slopes on its top half […] Here Are 7 Ski Resorts That Will Be Open This Weekend was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 13 3:22pm Washingtonian
You’ll probably get a chance to reacquaint yourself with a snow shovel Tuesday morning after a winter of almost no accumulation. That shovel, so little used all winter, looks harmless, perhaps even inviting! What’s better than hard work that shows immediate results, your breath making soft clouds in the morning air as you clear your sidewalk, […] Your Snow Shovel Is Trying to Kill You was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 13 3:08pm Washingtonian
The federal budget the White House plans to propose this week is expected to make deep cuts to domestic government programs in order to pay for a vast military and homeland-security buildup. If the draft budget reported by the Washington Post is adopted word-for-word, tens of billions of dollars would flow to defense spending and construction on a wall […] Economist: Trump’s Proposed Budget Would Leave DC Area “Pretty Screwed” was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 13 1:11pm Washingtonian
The soaring lobby of the W Washington D.C. hotel got a temporary facelift last week, with the installation of a brand new art exhibit from celebrated pop artist John Stango. The vibrant collection of modern American work all pull from a common, music-inspired theme, with an overall message of unity. Stango, working in conjunction with […] No Sex Or Drugs, But Plenty Of Rock ‘N’ Roll At W Hotel Lobby’s New Art Exhibit was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 13 1:02pm Washingtonian
H&M’s higher-end, modernist label Cos has finally announced its much-anticipated opening date in Georgetown. We first got word back in October that, along with & Other Stories, H&M would be bringing it’s second sister brand to Georgetown. Now the opening date has been confirmed: the 4,940-square-foot, three-story space by the intersection of M Street and Wisconsin is set […] We’ve Finally Got an Opening Date for Cos’ New Store in Georgetown was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 13 12:00pm Roosh V
The word “fascism” has come out of nowhere to describe Donald Trump, as shown by search engine frequency that is ten times higher than what it was in 2014. After researching what fascism really means, I’ve concluded that it is being used as a weapon to shut down dissident thought after previous attack labels like “sexist” and […]...
Mar 13 11:16am Washingtonian
Hannah Sykes and Tommy Morgan met in college at Radford University, solidifying their relationship with regular day trips up to Roanoke where they liked to sit and look at the view from the city’s most popular landmark, the Roanoke Star. When they got engaged and moved to DC, the couple decided on a photoshoot that included […] We Can’t Even Handle the Cuteness of the Dachshund Puppy in These DC Engagement Photos was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 13 10:22am Washingtonian
MONDAY, MARCH 13 BOOKS Presidential historian and Fox News/CNN commentator Doug Wead has just released his newest book, Game of Thorns: The Inside Story of Hillary Clinton’s Failed Campaign and Donald Trump’s Winning Strategy. In conversation with U.S. News & World Report’s Ken Walsh, Wead will be at East City Bookshop to put the unexpected Trump […] Things to Do in DC This Week (March 13-15): The Environmental Film Fest, A World-Premiere Play, and a House of Cards Discussion was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 13 9:45am Washingtonian
Over three days in February, about 2,000 people flocked to Equinox clubs in D.C. and Bethesda to participate in Cycle for Survival’s high-energy indoor cycling events. Every dollar raised through the events will fund groundbreaking rare cancer research and clinical trials led by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) within six months to benefit patients […] Cycling for a Cause: D.C. and Bethesda Fight Rare Cancers with Cycle for Survival was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 13 8:44am TheHill - Most Popular
Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) on Monday said he meant his weekend comment endorsing the views of a far-right Dutch politician.
Mar 13 8:15am Washingtonian
In Food Money Sex, we ask anonymous Washingtonians to diary the food they ate, the money they spent, and the sex they had over the course of their weekends. On Mondays, we put it on the internet. This week: Does: Preschool teacher, 27 Lives: With one roommate in Columbia Heights. Is: Male. Makes: $40,000. Married? Single. Food: Friday: Breakfast—a mango, two strawberries, bowl […] Food Money Sex: Eating Vegan Sausage and Sleeping with the Phone was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 13 7:45am Washingtonian
Within the 480 square feet of apartment I share with my stuff and my husband, there lives a closet. In that closet is a shelf and, on that shelf, shame, concealed like the deepest matryoshka doll. My shame, though, is not a doll. It takes the form of two tennis rackets stuffed into a single […] How I Learned to Stop Hating the Things I Never Used was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 13 7:00am Washingtonian
Give Donald Trump credit: He seems to be shaking up Washington’s button-down culture and bringing an unruly heart back to life. This is a city built for demonstrations, for protests, for grand celebrations, and for great sorrow. Washington’s first planner, Pierre Charles L’Enfant, saw to that with his sweeping Mall. Other planners and architects have […] This Town Was Built for Protests: A Visual Timeline was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 12 7:01pm www.washingtontimes.com stories: Inside the Beltway
One of the nation's most outspoken conservative talk radio kingpins is also one of the nation's most prolific writers. Michael Savage has a new offering arriving Monday that is timely indeed: Trump's War: His Battle for America — the author's 26th book. Mr. Savage himself spent much of ...
Mar 11 8:37pm TheHill - Most Popular
Trump has kept his distance from the press since making the accusation.
Mar 10 6:33pm TheHill - Most Popular
Energy Secretary Rick Perry was spotted Friday reading the Drudge Report at an airport while waiting for a flight to Texas.A reporter who said he was on the same flight as Perry tweeted photos of Perry, one of whic...
Mar 10 4:08pm Washingtonian
Thanks to colder than expected temperatures this weekend, the National Park Service is now predicting DC’s cherry blossoms will hit peak bloom between March 19 and 22, five days later than a forecast earlier this month. On March 1, the NPS announced a peak bloom of March 14-17 for the Japanese cherry trees, which would have been the earliest […] Peak Bloom for Cherry Blossoms Has Been Pushed Back was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 10 4:02pm Washingtonian
ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen, the fast-casual restaurant chain with eight Washington locations, announced Thursday that it’s closing nationwide, according to a spokesperson for Chipotle, its parent company. After March 17, all we’ll have left is the memories–like that time subversive Georgetown students brought in their own tortillas and convinced the restaurant to start serving wraps, or that one […] The Five Stages of Grief Over ShopHouse Closing was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 10 3:34pm TheHill - Most Popular
Forty seven U.S. Attorneys have already resigned, the Department of Justice says.
Mar 10 1:42pm Washingtonian
The March 8 edition of the Northwest Current newspaper asks readers to help it replace revenue lost when the Washington Post Company closed its regional newspapers in 2015. This isn’t a new plea: Erik Wemple wrote about a similar ask from Current Newspapers Publisher and Editor Davis Kennedy in 2015. Then, the Current papers asked readers for a $52 contribution; now […] The Current Newspapers May Have a Real Website Soon was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 10 1:14pm Washingtonian
Cherry blossoms have inspired all kinds of specials, events, and products—from a cherry-blossom-themed pop-up bar to a cherry blossom Frappuccino to cherry cocktails. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that now their popping up in juices. On Thursday, cold-pressed juice company Jrink launched “Blossom Me Up,” a cherry-blossom inspired juice. I say “cherry-blossom inspired” because, as […] Jrink Just Released a Cherry Blossom-Themed Juice That’s Supposed to Help Your Seasonal Allergies was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 10 12:59pm Washingtonian
Alta Strada Mosaic District 2911 District Ave., Fairfax Restauratuer Michael Schlow’s new Italian restaurant launches brunch this weekend. If you’re in the mood for an over-the-top burger, chef Matt Adler’s creation is a must. The patty riffs on pasta amatriciana with creamy tomato sauce, pancetta, onions, and melted fontina cheese (optional: a fried egg). Another […] 5 New Brunches to Try This Weekend was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 10 12:47pm Washingtonian
The cherry blossoms’ peak bloom may have been delayed this year, but that could be good news for those planning to pop the question: they’ve been granted a few more days to work on their proposal. One can only hope it goes as well as Reshad Favors’, who came up with the perfect plan to […] This Couple’s Tourist-Inspired Engagement Shoot Is Actually Pretty Freaking Adorable was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 10 12:41pm Washingtonian
Hill Prince is just a bar. There’s no whimsical design theme. No trendy share plates. No cocktails with persimmon vinegar or carrot top bitters. In fact, all the drinks are $10 or under. “We didn’t want to do too much. We really just wanted to be that neighborhood spot,” says co-owner Nick Wiseman, who also runs Whaley’s […] Cocktails Are Only $10 at Hill Prince, Opening Tonight on H Street was first published on Washingtonian.
Mar 10 12:00pm Roosh V
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