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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 ] November 21, 2017

Everything is cooked over an open hearth at this new D.C. restaurant

Everything is cooked over an open hearth at this new D.C. restaurant

Everything will be cooked over an open hearth at Maydan, a restaurant opening Tuesday in the Manhattan Laundry complex. The building on Florida Avenue NW, once a service center for street cars in the late 1800s, had a steel structure from an old steam shaft. It’s been repurposed as the exhaust system for the massive hearth. That exhaust hood is giant, […]

[ 0 ] November 21, 2017

The best holiday events in the Washington area

Tudor Place

It’s been a long year. Let’s get festive! Seasonal rejuvenation might mean escaping into a big musical like “An American in Paris” at the Kennedy Center or crafting holiday decorations in Georgetown or Brentwood. Performance touchstones abound (hallelujah) — comforting soul food to start the winter and fortify group outings. Washington Post critics offer guidance […]

[ 0 ] November 21, 2017

Going shopping? Here’s where to eat near Washington’s retail hubs.

Going shopping? Here’s where to eat near Washington’s retail hubs.

If you’re going to gift-shop till you drop, make sure it’s not from hunger. For dishes that are a step up from the typical food-court offerings, head to these restaurants — all at different price points — near Washington’s shopping hubs. Tysons Galleria After you’ve maxed out your credit card, be kind to your wallet […]

[ 0 ] November 21, 2017

Construction progressing along the Jones Falls Trail

Work on the long delayed $8.5 million Phase V of the Jones Falls Trail in Baltimore is currently underway. The section will extend the trail north from Clyburn to the Mt. Washington light rail station, crossing a 400-foot-long bridge built…

[ 0 ] November 20, 2017

Senate Tax Plan would repeal the bicycle commuter benefit

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has moved from the House to the Senate, and so last week Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) released the “Chairman’s Mark” to the Senate’s version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This much-anticipated amendment…

[ 0 ] November 20, 2017

10 things to do in the D.C. area the week of Nov. 20-24

Miracle on Seventh

Monday, Nov. 20 The Bridge Concert Series: Pioneering Emcees, Vol. 1 at the Kennedy Center: The performers at the Kennedy Center’s Hip-Hop Culture concert might not be household names, but they helped shape the music into an art form. Consider this a musical history lesson: Spoonie Gee began recording gangsta-tinged hip-hop in the late 1970s, Queen […]

[ 0 ] November 17, 2017

Friday Round Up

#Tomorrow We’ll be at Dock5 at Union Market from 10a-6p getting our #FamousMerch on for the Junior League of Washington’s 59th Annual Holiday Shops benefiting local non-profits here in the District! Get your tickets here. #Weekend Awesome events: There’s a new museum in town – The Museum of the Bible opens …

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[ 0 ] November 17, 2017

A Stormtrooper checks your ID at this new ‘Star Wars’-themed pop-up bar

Dark Side Bar

I’ve never had a Stormtrooper check my ID before I could enter a bar — and you probably haven’t either, unless you’ve hung out in Mos Eisley. But that was the case on opening night at D.C.’s Dark Side Bar, a new “Star Wars”-inspired pop-up that also opened locations in Lower Manhattan and inside Hollywood’s historic […]

[ 0 ] November 17, 2017

Pentagon Master Plan suggests new sharrows, showers and bike parking

The Department of Defense has submitted an updated Pentagon Master Plan to the National Capitol Planning Commission for their approval. The new master plan is intended to improve security, enhance the quality of life for employees, and address accommodations for…

[ 0 ] November 17, 2017

Thanksgiving dining in the D.C. area: Where to eat out, grab takeout and pick up dessert

Thanksgiving dining in the D.C. area: Where to eat out, grab takeout and pick up dessert

Thanksgiving is a chance to reflect on the things and people you’re grateful for. It can also be a chance to freak out about the stresses of meal planning, coordinating schedules and inescapable time with family. For those looking to alleviate some of the burden that comes with the holiday, here’s a guide to outsourcing […]

[ 0 ] November 16, 2017

Surviving The Biggest Travel Day of The Year

Stuffing your face with stuffing (and turkey) is only a travel headache away, but in the end, it’s definitely worth the trip. How do you combat the busiest travel season of the year like a pro? We’ll tell you. Best of luck out there. Pack lightly or else…   Air …

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[ 0 ] November 16, 2017

Remembering Vietnam

Thru Sunday, January 6, 2019 @ National Archives, presented by National Archives

[ 0 ] November 16, 2017

12 things to do in the D.C. area the weekend of Nov. 17-19

12 things to do in the D.C. area the weekend of Nov. 17-19

Friday, Nov. 17 Grand opening of the Museum of the Bible: Washington’s newest museum is a $500 million, 430,000-square-foot facility telling the story of the Bible, using recreations of ancient villages, immersive films, theme park-style rides and a garden of biblical plants. All time-entry tickets for opening weekend have been reserved, but the museum will allow […]

[ 0 ] November 16, 2017

Driver in fatal DC hit and run crash found and charged

In late June, cyclist Burgess Johnson was struck by a Camaro while going to the store. The driver of the Camaro reportedly got out of the car after the crash, assessed the situation and then drove away. Three weeks later…

[ 0 ] November 15, 2017

College Park TOD will update bike/ped Metro tunnel and add bike sharing

The Prince George’s County planning board has approved a 440-unit transit-oriented apartment complex on a parking lot just south and east of the College Park Metro Station. That project will also build a parklet and add amenities for cyclists. The…