May 17 9:08am Washingtonian
Late Monday night, Washington’s WTTG, or Fox 5, dropped a dud in the tragically convoluted saga of Seth Rich’s death. Fox 5’s Marina Marraco reported that Rod Wheeler, a Fox News contributor Marraco reported was moonlighting as an investigator for the Rich family, believed there was “tangible evidence on Rich’s laptop that confirms he was communicating […] Fox 5’s Nonsensical Seth Rich Story Managed to Disintegrate in a Way That Made No Sense was first published on Washingtonian.
May 16 7:14pm www.washingtontimes.com stories: Inside the Beltway
CNN is completely obsessed with Donald Trump — and not in a good way, says Rich Noyes, senior editor of Newsbusters.org, which has conducted an ambitious study of more than 13 consecutive hours of recent CNN coverage that reveals the network's true fascination: 92 percent of it was ...
May 16 2:18pm Washingtonian
While it’s no surprise that more sports are looking to go the boutique gym route, we were a bit surprised to find the trend’s latest iteration: squash. A sport that’s typically reserved for elite membership clubs, DC’s new boutique gym, Squash on Fire, is opening the game to the masses with their pay-to-play model. The […] Take a First Look Inside DC’s Luxe New Squash Gym was first published on Washingtonian.
May 16 1:58pm Washingtonian
Marijuana users searching for companionship no longer have to fear being judged by prospective mates: High There! is an app that connects people based on a variety of criteria, including consumption preferences. Like to vape? Find a boo who’s into that too. Prefer edibles? Swipe to find a buddy who knows how to craft the perfect weed butter. Darren […] This App Makes It Easy for Pot Enthusiasts to Find Dates And Friends was first published on Washingtonian.
May 16 12:30pm Washingtonian
The latest food-world internet outrage: assaults on avocado toast spending. The Twitterverse is in a tizzy this week about comments made by an Australian real estate mogul that millennials should curb their spending on the artisanal food item if they want to own a home. “When I was trying to buy my first home, I wasn’t […] Here’s Where You Can Ruin Your Future Eating Expensive Avocado Toast in DC was first published on Washingtonian.
May 16 12:10pm Washingtonian
On Monday evening Washington’s FOX 5 reported that Rod Wheeler, an investigator hired by Seth Rich’s family, said that there is evidence that the DNC staffer was working with WikiLeaks before he was murdered last July. Here are some of the stranger aspects about the story: The family rejects the report. Through their spokesperson, they said: “As we’ve seen through […] Everything That’s Weird About the Latest Seth Rich Story was first published on Washingtonian.
May 16 12:04pm Washingtonian
We’ve all heard of wine yoga and seen the various memes, but what about beer yoga? Don’t beer drinkers deserve to chug a cold one before diving into downward dog? Well beer fans, your time is now: This weekend, Right Proper Brewing Company is hosting a beer yoga class, taught by local yogi Kelly Carnes at […] This Beer Yoga Class is the Only Thing You Need to Do This Weekend was first published on Washingtonian.
May 16 11:17am Washingtonian
Art deco on the outside, midcentury modern on the inside, this place is like a candy-colored time capsule. The two-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom house was built in 1947 in the Mayfield neighborhood of Baltimore, a block from Lake Montebello. Its designer and original owner, Benjamin Eisenberg, was inspired by the pastel-hued, deco architecture of Miami Beach. Though Baltimore isn’t quite Florida, […] This Midcentury Lake House in Maryland is Preserved in Time and Listed for $250,000 was first published on Washingtonian.
May 16 10:47am Washingtonian
Name aside, there’s a lot going on at Bar Bao besides bao buns—the pillowy, stuffed rolls known as popular Taiwanese street snacks and trendy local menu items. The Social Restaurant Group, which is behind neighboring Spanish spot Pamplona and 14th/U Street’s Provision 14 and the Prospect, brings a modern-Asian restaurant to Clarendon with Taiwanese, Korean, […] Bar Bao Brings Dim Sum Brunch and $70 Fortune Cookies to Clarendon was first published on Washingtonian.
May 16 9:53am Washingtonian
When I was in high school, I hated the school uniform we were required to wear—it was an imposed style uniform I had no say in, and my distaste for it may have had something to do with the fact that our high school, which had some kind of tenuous Welsh heritage, made female students […] Here’s How to Create a Style Uniform You Can Wear Every Day was first published on Washingtonian.
May 16 7:00am Washingtonian
90 Number of years ago this month that two Utah newlyweds, just arrived in DC, opened the Hot Shoppe, a family restaurant serving coffee and tamales on 14th Street. Their names were J. Willard and Alice Marriott. $570 Million Price for which Marriott sold its In-Flite Services catering division in 1989. When J. Willard began […] Marriott’s Insane Growth Through the Years, By the Numbers was first published on Washingtonian.
May 16 6:00am TheHill - Most Popular
Trump World has a blunt message for the president: empower your staff or hire a new one.Former aides, GOP strategists and sources close to the White House tell The Hill they're concerned about how Trump's handling...
May 16 12:59am Washingtonian
Around 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Robin Bell and a couple of his friends pulled up in front of the Trump Hotel in a van. They set up a projector and beamed the entire text of the Emoluments Clause of the US Constitution—which bars the president from receiving gifts or payments from foreign governments or heads of state—onto the Old […] This DC Artist Projected the Emoluments Clause onto the Trump Hotel was first published on Washingtonian.
May 15 7:03pm www.washingtontimes.com stories: Inside the Beltway
It's big doings on Tuesday for those opposed to President Trump. The Center for American Progress convenes a daylong Ideas Conference at an upscale hotel in the nation's capital — an event rumored to be modeled after the remarkably successful Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC. Fox News already has ...
May 15 3:56pm Washingtonian
In the past three years, non-invasive cosmetic procedures have exploded in popularity, with millennials, generation x-ers, and baby boomers all frequenting plastic surgery clinics more and more. We asked Dr. Soheila Rostami of Sanctuary Cosmetic Center in McLean, Virginia for her insight into the top cosmetic procedures and treatments in the DC area. Cosmetic Procedures […] Botox, Millennials and Top Cosmetic Procedures in Washington was first published on Washingtonian.
May 15 3:14pm Washingtonian
Khalid Pitts didn’t tell his mom before he sued the President of the United States. But then there he was, with his wife and co-owner of Cork Wine Bar Diane Gross, in front of a room full of reporters and cameras in a cramped room at the National Press Club on a Thursday morning in […] This Is What Happens When You Sue the President was first published on Washingtonian.
May 15 1:25pm Washington Area Bicyclist Association
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May 15 11:31am Washingtonian
When Meng Wang met Albert Chen during their senior year at Penn State, the couple’s fate was sealed. They quickly went from dating to planning a jaw-dropping rustic wedding at the George Washington Masonic National Memorial in Alexandria. With whitewashed banquet tables, garlands of lush plumosa ivy and pittosporum, and chic lucite chairs, they dined […] This DC Yoga Instructor’s Gorgeous Lace-Back Wedding Dress is #GOALS was first published on Washingtonian.
May 15 11:22am 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: Events coordinator at a think tank, 28 Lives: Mt. Vernon/Shaw, one roommate Is: Female. Makes: $54,000 Married? In a newer […] Food Money Sex: Drinking at Home With No Pants On Like It’s Your Job was first published on Washingtonian.
May 15 10:59am Washingtonian
MONDAY, MAY 15 MUSIC DC electronica duo Thievery Corporation is performing two shows at the Kennedy Center’s Concert Hall on Monday night. The core duo (Rob Garza and Eric Hilton) will be joined by a number of guest musicians to perform works from their catalogue as well as brand-new orchestral arrangements commissioned from young classical […] Things To Do in DC This Week (May 15-17): Dinner with Spies, the Future of the Holocaust Museum, and a New Theater Adaptation at Atlas was first published on Washingtonian.
May 15 10:00am Roosh V
Why can’t the Muslims, Africans, and Indians be more civilized like people in the West? Why do they insist on endless breeding when their children have no chance of attending an Ivy League university? Isn’t there a way we can help them to see the light of civilization, rationale thinking, and clean hygiene? These are […]...
May 15 7:00am Washingtonian
I have cancer—kind of. After routine blood work for a physical, my internist winced and told me my white-blood-cell count was elevated enough for a hematology referral. “At least he’s not an oncologist,” I said. His expression beat his reply—that hematology and oncology go hand in hand. Because frightening test results often turn out to […] What It’s Like to Be Told You Have Cancer—Kind Of was first published on Washingtonian.
May 15 6:00am TheHill - Most Popular
The controversy around President Trump's explosive decision to fire FBI Director James Comey has thrust Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein into the spotlight.Rosenstein, a 27-year Justice Department veteran, wa...
May 14 6:43pm www.washingtontimes.com stories: Inside the Beltway
Oh, the outrage. For months, it has proliferated nonstop among those who oppose President Trump and now veers into dicey territory. Party officials, lawmakers and the liberal media have joined in the fray, along with interest groups, activists and operatives. But alas. Anger and uproar may not be the most ...
May 14 12:18pm www.washingtontimes.com stories: Georgetown Hoyas
NEWARK, Del. — Georgetown's Natasha Adair is heading to Delaware to become its women's basketball coach. Delaware announced the hiring Sunday. Longtime coach Tina Martin stepped down last month after leading the Blue Hens for 21 years. She had 408 wins. It became clear very quickly during this search that ...
May 14 6:00am TheHill - Most Popular
President Trump and his team are deeply entangled in the controversy over the firing of FBI director James Comey - and there are several potholes on the road ahead.
May 13 3:40pm Washingtonian
When House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz announced in April that he would not seek reelection, speculation reigned—did the powerful Utah Republican have his eyes on another office? Did he have a more lucrative offer? Was there a scandal no one knew about? Certainly, Chaffetz has not closed the door on future political bids, including […] Jason Chaffetz Has Been Telling House Republicans He Will Join Fox News was first published on Washingtonian.
May 13 8:21am TheHill - Most Popular
James Comey is willing to speak to Congress following his sudden dismissal as head of the FBI earlier this week, but he wants the testimony to be public, according to a new report.Comey ...
May 12 7:05pm HungryLobbyist.com
‘Ello gov’na! Tomorrow, (Saturday, May 13) is the British Embassy’s Open House. From 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. the public is invited in to the United Kingdom’s Massachusetts Avenue Embassy & Ambassador’s Residence for a sampling of traditional British culture, this year accompanied by authentic British weather! #OMGB (Oh My […] The post Saturday Plans, Made: British Embassy Open House May 13 appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
May 12 3:14pm Washingtonian
Shaw Where: 929 Florida Ave., NW, #14 How Much: $299,340 When: Sunday, 1pm – 4pm Why: Forget about the gourmet kitchen. It’s all about grilling on the rooftop deck of this contemporary building in Shaw, not far from the Shaw-Howard Metro and a new Whole Foods (coming soon). If you opt for indoor dining over alfresco, there’s plenty […] The 3 Best Open Houses This Weekend: May 13-14 was first published on Washingtonian.
May 12 2:48pm HungryLobbyist.com
Have Your Cake… Tiffany MacIsaac is the Chef/Owner of DC’s hottest new bakery: Buttercream Bakeshop. The whimsical shop is something every neighborhood dreams of, with grab and go breakfast creations, hot coffee, sweet confections, hand painted cakes, and even unicorn poop! I make a point to stop in every time […] The post Feasting Famously: Tiffany MacIsaac appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
May 12 2:47pm HungryLobbyist.com
Mezcalistas Susan Coss (a DC native!) and Max Garrone brought their traveling celebration of everything mezcal to DC on May 1st. Mexico in a Bottle, the biggest mescal tasting in the U.S. is the duo’s celebration of mezcal and Mexican food celebrated where else? At the Mexican Cultural Institute. Before […] The post Mezcalitas Bring Mezcal Tasting Event to DC appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
May 12 2:43pm HungryLobbyist.com
It’s also a destination for good eats and killer cocktails. I’m going to let you in on a little secret here: VIDA’s Penthouse Pool Lounges are the best deal in the District. For only slightly more than the cost of membership to VIDA’s already awesome gyms, you can join their […] The post VIDA’s Penthouse Pool is More than Just a Rooftop Oasis appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
May 12 2:41pm HungryLobbyist.com
The only thing better than having a bloody mary to cure a hangover, is having several. This weekend’s DC Bloody Mary Fest was the ultimate Sunday Funday. Hosted in the awesome space that is Blind Whino, twelve area restaurants served up their most creative, best selling bloodys. Each festival-goer was […] The post The District’s Best Bloody Marys appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
May 12 2:39pm HungryLobbyist.com
While what many would consider D.C.’s “Little Ethiopia” has moved to Silver Spring, MD and Alexandria, VA, the District’s Adams Morgan and Shaw neighborhoods still play home to thousands of Ethiopian immigrants and their families. As well as their food. But as these neighborhoods continue to develop and evolve, so too, […] The post Reintroduce Yourself To Etete, Where Experimental Ethiopian Awaits appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
May 12 1:14pm Washingtonian
If you think $14 cocktails are expensive… Peanut butter and jelly at Community: $20 7776 Norfolk Ave, Bethesda This new-wave Bethesda diner dishes up the priciest PB&J in town (or anywhere?). The kitchen makes its own grape jam from high-end Opus One wine, and serves the griddled sandwich with a half-bottle of Veuve Clicquot Champagne. Other than the […] These Are the Most Expensive Sandwiches Around DC was first published on Washingtonian.
May 12 12:47pm Washingtonian
When Hillary Clinton accepted Planned Parenthood’s Champion of the Century Award at the health provider’s 100th Anniversary last week in New York, she wasn’t wearing just any old jacket. Clinton suited up in a bold, lavender-and-maroon, basket-print blazer from the up-and-coming clothing line Argent, a workwear line designed by two millennial women who are all about […] Channel HRC All Summer Long With Argent Workwear’s Pop-Up at the Shay was first published on Washingtonian.
May 12 12:06pm Washingtonian
Formerly the home of socialite and heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, Hillwood Estate boasts spectacular gardens open to the public. Lurking in its lush trees and bushes are sculptures—quirky, whimsical, and just plain beautiful. Here are 10 you can look for: #Autumn in #HillwoodGardens #hillwoodestate #AutumnColors #wherefabulouslives #washingtondc #dc #exposeddc #igdc #fallcolors #flowers #chrysanthemums #mums A post shared by […] 10 Insta-Worthy Hidden Sculptures at DC’s Hillwood Estate was first published on Washingtonian.
May 12 11:06am DMV Dining
I’m just going to keep this brief and say this: order the seafood tower. No, seriously. Skip whatever plans you had for dinner tonight, head to Navy Yard, procure a table at Whaley’s, and order a damn tower.
May 12 9:57am Washingtonian
There’s yet another indoor cycling chain in town, this time a franchise called CycleBar. The Washington area is already home to a CycleBar—a.k.a. the cheaper SoulCycle—in Columbia Pike, but there are plans to open two new locations: one in Falls Church, and one in NoMa. The latter, owned by DC-native Daniel Lorenz along with his brother and […] A New Indoor Cycling Studio is Opening in NoMa With 21 Days of Free Classes was first published on Washingtonian.
May 12 9:08am Washingtonian
You’d think the repo truck was heading straight for Bret Baier‘s house. “Sinclair Broadcast Group’s $3.9 billion deal for Tribune Media is putting Fox in a hole,” Jennifer Saba writes for Reuters. “With such a national broadcast footprint, it has the penetration to match Fox News’ audience,” Michael Wolff writes in the Hollywood Reporter. Sinclair “could leverage the […] Has Anyone Who Thinks Sinclair May Challenge Fox Actually Watched Sinclair? was first published on Washingtonian.
May 12 7:30am Washingtonian
Washington is more welcoming than ever to four-legged residents. In the dense, in-town neighborhoods that have boomed over the past decade, it can seem as though every new building touts fancy, pet-friendly amenities. But the hospitality tends to stop when a dog weighs as much as its human. Your beagle may be welcome in that […] Your City Apartment Is the Perfect Place for a Big Dog was first published on Washingtonian.
May 12 6:06am TheHill - Most Popular
President Trump is besieged by internal leaks as he tries to weather the fallout from his firing of FBI Director James Comey.Media reports about the run-up to Trump's decision paint him as isolated and consumed by...
May 11 7:33pm www.washingtontimes.com stories: Inside the Beltway
It is a dream come true for that favorite uncle who somehow nails the latest media spin — or maybe the outspoken sister-in-law, that smart guy at work, a feisty granny, noisy husband or college-age upstart. NBC is seeking a few new stars. Without further ado, here is the announcement: ...
May 11 6:16pm HungryLobbyist.com
Eastern Market Main Street (#EMMS) is celebrating its first annual Market Week in partnership with all the fabulous neighboring restaurants along the corridor. Between Sunday, May 14 (perfect for anyone who’s late to the mother’s day brunch reservation game) and Sunday, May 21 market goers can pick up an Eastern Market […] The post First Annual Market Week at Eastern Market Main Street appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
May 11 2:44pm Washingtonian
The Good Silver, the name for the new tavern replacing Kangaroo Boxing Club, started out as a joke. Owners Josh Saltzman, Chris Powers, Adam Fry, who also run Ivy and Coney, and their new partner Carrie Dzwil were having trouble coming up with what to call the Columbia Heights spot, so they started riffing. “Chris and I were joking in the car […] The Good Silver Opens in Columbia Heights With Shrub Cocktails And Monty Python Jokes was first published on Washingtonian.
May 11 11:45am Washingtonian
THURSDAY, MAY 11 COMEDY Stand-up comic Tom Papa performs five shows from Thursday to Saturday night at the DC Improv. In addition to his podcast Come to Papa, Papa has also appeared in the HBO film Behind the Candelabra and in Rob Zombie’s animated feature The Haunted World of El Superbeasto. $20, 7:30 PM. MUSIC […] Things To Do in DC This Weekend (May 11-14): Mother’s Day Beer and Cupcakes, the Mystics Season Opener, and an Urban Photography Exhibit was first published on Washingtonian.
May 11 10:33am Washingtonian
Brilliant Earth opened its sixth showroom on April 24 in Georgetown in Cady’s Alley, and it’s as shiny and pretty as the company’s wares. The DC shop will add to the popular jeweler’s lineup of locations in major cities including San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, and, San Diego, which also opened in April. The […] Inside Brilliant Earth’s Sleek New Showroom in Cady’s Alley was first published on Washingtonian.
May 11 10:20am Washingtonian
As a fitness trainer who’s worked with CorePower Yoga and teaches private classes, Meng Wang knows a thing or two about the importance of what we put in our bodies. But on a more personal level, seeing family members struggle with their health—from diabetes to high blood pressure—spurred her interest in good nutrition even more. “I […] Asian Noodles and Mushroom Pasta: What a CorePower Yoga Instructor Eats in a Day was first published on Washingtonian.
May 11 7:00am Washingtonian
Gazing upward is rewarded in famous buildings such as the Sistine Chapel, Istanbul’s Blue Mosque, and DC’s own Union Station. Not so much in most private homes, where bland drywall—or worse yet, the popcorn ceiling—reigns. But designers and builders, who often refer to the ceiling as the fifth wall, say that’s quickly changing. Whether updating […] Want to Make Your New House Stand Out? Don’t Forget About the Ceilings. was first published on Washingtonian.
May 10 10:18pm TheHill - Most Popular
Comey reportedly told associates that Trump was outside the realm of normal. ...
May 10 6:58pm www.washingtontimes.com stories: Inside the Beltway
They just keep on arriving. And arriving and arriving. Congress may earn the lowest favorability numbers on record and protests marches are plenty — but the city of Washington, D.C., has never been more popular. The noble marble monuments, museums and broad avenues have attracted an unprecedented number of visitors, ...
May 10 4:40pm Washingtonian
President Trump‘s lawyers filed a motion to dismiss an unfair competition lawsuit from Cork Wine Bar alleging that the his continued affiliation with his DC hotel puts competing businesses at a disadvantage. Cork Wine Bar owners Khalid Pitts and Diane Gross filed their suit in March, claiming they’re losing business from foreign dignitaries, lobbyists, government officials, and others who want to curry favor from […] Trump Files Motion to Dismiss Cork Wine Bar Lawsuit was first published on Washingtonian.
May 10 3:41pm Washingtonian
On Wednesday, President Trump held a long-scheduled meeting at the White House with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. It was Lavrov’s first visit to Washington since 2013, and his first documented in-person meeting with Trump. According to a readout released by the White House, the two talked about the ongoing conflicts in Syria and Ukraine; Trump also […] Every Publicly Available Photo of President Trump’s Meeting With the Russian Foreign Minister was first published on Washingtonian.
May 10 1:02pm HungryLobbyist.com
For its third consecutive year, VIDA invites Washingtonians to the Penthouse Pool Club (U Street location) to raise money for Augie’s Quest, a non-profit research initiative dedicating to finding a cure for ALS. Get your tickets here. The fundraiser and cocktail party event will run from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. and […] The post Tickets: Third Annual ALS Fundraiser at VIDA Fitness’ Penthouse Pool Club appeared first on HungryLobbyist.com.
May 10 12:53pm Washingtonian
Jenni Bick Custom Journals, a 2,000-square-foot paper-goods mecca with an embossing station, a 1,500-square-foot workshop, and more Moleskine journals than the most prolific writer could fill in a lifetime, opens in Dupont Circle. For Jenni Bick—the store and the person—the new shop represents a resumption of a passion that began with her Adams Morgan bookstore that closed 23 years ago Bick, […] This Adorable New Paper Goods Shop in Dupont Will Make You Want to Start Journaling Every Day was first published on Washingtonian.
May 10 12:35pm Washingtonian
In Rion Amilcar Scott’s short story collection Insurrections, a father blows his son’s college fund on a secondhand Cookie Monster costume, a man spends his days slamming away at a basement punching bag, and the imaginary authors of a footnoted academic article describe a man’s descent into “Reverse Animalism.” These seemingly disparate stories are tied together by […] Rion Amilcar Scott Discusses His Award-Winning Debut Short Story Collection was first published on Washingtonian.
May 10 12:27pm Washingtonian
Not everyone in the LGBTQ community is thrilled that Miley Cyrus will headline DC’s Pride festival concert in June. Cyrus’s quotes about hip-hop in a recent Billboard magazine interview have refreshed long-simmering criticisms of the singer, and two activist groups contacted by Washingtonian had harsh words about the booking. In the Billboard interview, Cyrus discussed her musical evolution away from hip-hop and toward country sounds, saying […] Some LGBTQ Activists Are Upset That Miley Cyrus Will Headline DC’s Pride Festival was first published on Washingtonian.
May 10 11:57am Washingtonian
At the rate poke shops are popping up around DC, they could very well outnumber Pret A Manger storefronts. Just in the past few months, we’ve seen the debut of Pokéworks, Abunai Poke, Poké Papa, and Poki District. Honeyfish Poke arrives in the next few weeks, and don’t be surprised to find even more spinoffs down the line. But one […] Abunai Is Throwing Some Serious Shade at “Fake” Mainland Poke was first published on Washingtonian.