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  • DC at Night

    DC at Night

    Washington, DC gets even more beautiful after the sun sets. Join City Sights on this 3- hour, fully-narrated Illuminations Tour to view majestic monuments, magnificent memorials and superb sights, all dramatically-illuminated. Don’t forget your camera. We make plenty of photo stops along the way.

  • NOW PASS = DC's Must See Attractions

    NOW PASS = DC’s Must See Attractions

    The NOW PASS DC offers the best value in sightseeing tours in the Washington, DC area. The pass includes a Double decker bus tour , that takes you to all the top Washington DC tourist sites such as: Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington Monument, Capitol Building, Jefferson Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, The White House, […]

[ 0 ] May 21, 2018

10 things to do in the D.C. area this week

10 things to do in the D.C. area this week

Monday, May 21 Washington National Opera 2018-2019 Season Preview at the Kennedy Center: Hear selections from the Washington National Opera’s upcoming season, including excerpts from “La Traviata,” “Faust” and “Eugene Onegin,” performed by members of the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program on the Millennium Stage. Ken Weiss, the principal coach of the program, will be on hand to […]

[ 0 ] May 19, 2018

Kaleidoscope, Brian Falkowski

Fri, June 1 @ Dupont Underground, presented by Dupont Underground

[ 0 ] May 18, 2018

5/18 Round Up: This Rain is A Royal Pain

#Weekend Awesome events: If there’s any upside to all this rain, it’s that…well…ok, so no upside BUT if things do get worse, we have an ark. It kinda works like Uber, except you just retweet us if you want a ride; Speaking of rides! The annual DC Bike Ride 🚲 is tomorrow and …

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[ 0 ] May 18, 2018

AcceptAbility Gala Raises Funds for Down Syndrome Research

Last night, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation hosted its AcceptAbility Gala at the Ritz Carlton to raise funds for one of the most common, yet under-funded chromosomal conditions – an estimated 400,000 Americans are affected by Down syndrome each year. Global Ambassadors DeOndra Dixon (sister to Jamie Foxx) and 2018 Global Ambassador Frank …

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[ 0 ] May 17, 2018

13 things to do in the D.C. area this weekend

13 things to do in the D.C. area this weekend

Friday, May 18 Jazz in the Garden at National Gallery of Art’s Sculpture Garden: There are few D.C. summertime staples as enduring as Jazz in the Garden. Every Friday from mid-May to late August, office drones, interns and tourists alike gather at the National Gallery of Art’s Sculpture Garden to sip sangria and listen to live […]

[ 0 ] May 16, 2018

Cyclists are the worst – if you ignore drivers

I know that it’s lazy to knock down anything but the best counter-arguments to your beliefs, and so at first glance this letter to the editor calling cyclists the “worst” might not fit the bill. But sadly, as weak as…

[ 0 ] May 16, 2018

This British pub has become D.C.’s go-to spot for watching Brexit and the royal wedding

The Queen Vic

Fascinator-wearing royal wedding fanatics getting up at the crack of dawn to see Meghan Markle’s dress and sip prosecco. Lager-swilling, jersey-clad soccer fans waking up early to head to the pub and chant about their favorite team. These two groups might cross paths only in a contrived opposites-attract rom-com, but they’re both expected at the Queen […]

[ 0 ] May 16, 2018

Famous 5 – Kate Bennett

Kate Bennett is a baller – that’s just one of the many hats she wears (kind of like the ones Melania wears, which you only knew about because you heard it from Kate). She’s a CNN White House Reporter, Co-author of CNN’s Cover/Line newsletter, and the only one in the press …

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[ 0 ] May 16, 2018

Hearing on Trestle raze permit next week and other trolley trail news

Last month Metro applied for a permit to raze the streetcar bridge over Foundry Branch. DDOT is interested in using the bridge as part of a trail that would follow some portion of the streetcar ROW between the Palisades and…

[ 0 ] May 15, 2018

Protected: Famous 5 – Kate Bennett

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[ 0 ] May 15, 2018

Delaware’s Jack Markell Trail between Wilmington Riverfront to Old New Castle, is scheduled to open in June

The Jack Markell Trail, an 8 mile long bike trail in Delaware between the Wilmington Riverfront and old New Castle is scheduled to open in June with a ceremony celebrating it on July 14th. The trail will be part of…

[ 0 ] May 15, 2018

DC JazzFest: June 8 – 17

— JAZZ TAKES OVER THE DISTRICT, with more than 125 performances in 40+ venues, DCJF will present an amazing array of emerging and master-level talent that includes more than 90 bands and 300 artists!

[ 0 ] May 14, 2018

6 DC Bars with A View

Summer is on its way and if you haven’t already, you’re likely to get ambushed by people telling you about summer workouts and tips to getting that beach bod blah blah blah. That’s great and all, but we’re here to remind you that summer is as much about the bod …

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[ 0 ] May 14, 2018

This new observation deck will offer sweeping views of Washington

This new observation deck will offer sweeping views of Washington

Part of the fun of visiting a friend with a rooftop deck is playing tourist and seeing the sights: How’s the view of the Capitol dome or Washington National Cathedral? Is that the roof of Nationals Park between those two buildings? More importantly, where’s my house? From the Observation Deck, opening to the public later […]

[ 0 ] May 14, 2018

11 things to do in the D.C. area this week

JoGo

Monday, May 14 April Showers Bring May Flowers at the Royal: Edible flowers are everywhere now, including in your drinks at the Royal. The latest installment of the LeDroit Park bar’s Royal Nights series finds Emily Filkins, the head bartender at Republic Restoratives’ tasting room, joining the staff to make floral cocktails, such as the Coming […]