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[ 0 ] April 23, 2018

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

Lindi Ortega

Monday, April 23 Roy Woods at Union Stage: Since launching in the summer of 2015, OVO Sound Radio has been a clearinghouse for all things Drake, premiering the Canadian star’s singles and introducing audiences to Drake-approved acts. On the show’s first episode, one such artist was Roy Woods, a now-22-year-old multi-hyphenate from the Toronto suburbs […]

[ 0 ] April 20, 2018

Forget the trendy pizza shops: This low-key spot makes the best New York-style pie in D.C.

Forget the trendy pizza shops: This low-key spot makes the best New York-style pie in D.C.

Beyond the venerable jumbo slice, Washington has a wide variety of pizza options, from the kale-topped slices at Timber Pizza to the pies sprinkled with ’nduja and preserved truffle sauce at All-Purpose. You can even find a true version of a New York-style pie here: Wiseguy Pizza, a local order-at-the-counter chain with a new location opening in Navy Yard this summer, serves up […]

[ 0 ] April 19, 2018

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

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

Friday, April 20 Washington D.C. International Film Festival: Eighty films from 45 countries are included in the 32nd annual Filmfest D.C. This year’s themes include espionage and crime thrillers, dramatic films from Latin America, and “Justice Matters,” which focuses on social-justice issues. A number of screenings feature Q&As with directors and special guests; “How They […]

[ 0 ] April 16, 2018

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

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

Monday, April 16 Pink at Capital One Arena: Among the pop stars who traffic in the loud and flashy, Pink is a quiet secret weapon. Since breaking through at the turn of the millennium, she has consistently released innovative but polished music. Pink’s rebellious approach, incomparable stage presence and full-bodied vocals make her the ultimate triple […]

[ 0 ] April 13, 2018

It’s finally warm! These new rooftop bars are the perfect place to celebrate.

It’s finally warm! These new rooftop bars are the perfect place to celebrate.

After this long, insufferable winter and miserable start to “spring,” warm weather is finally here. Enjoy a drink in the sun at these three rooftop decks, including one that’s debuting Friday.  Whiskey Charlie The view from the outdoor seats at the Wharf’s first rooftop bar is breathtaking: cherry blossoms blooming in East Potomac Park, boats sailing in the Washington […]

[ 0 ] April 12, 2018

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

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

Friday, April 13 Lil Rel Howery at Arlington Drafthouse: As an inquisitive and outspoken TSA officer in “Get Out,” actor Lil Rel Howery nearly steals the whole movie — especially the horror-comedy’s fist-pumping climax. That should have come as no surprise to fans who watched Howery get big laughs on the NBC sitcom “The Carmichael Show.” Howery […]

[ 0 ] April 11, 2018

Eat well — and cheap — at this overlooked cafeteria near the Mall

USDA Cafeteria

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is responsible for promoting dietary and nutritional guidelines for Americans. But it also puts its money where its mouth (and stomach) is: The USDA’s cafeteria is the healthiest place to eat near the Mall — and even offers free nutritional advice once a week. The cafeteria, in the USDA’s south building, on […]

[ 0 ] April 9, 2018

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

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

Monday, April 9 Shift: A Festival of American Orchestras: The Kennedy Center is a grand setting for the performing arts, with a picturesque location on the Potomac River. But during this week-long festival, musicians are taken out of the center’s chandeliered concert halls and sent to less glamorous spaces around the city. The Albany Symphony’s […]

[ 0 ] April 5, 2018

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

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

Friday, April 6 Pictures of the Year: 75 Years of the World’s Best Photography at the Newseum: This exhibition showcases some of the most striking images from the past 75 years, drawn from the more than 40,000 photos in the archives of the Pictures of the Year International photojournalism competition. Walk through the show and […]

[ 0 ] April 3, 2018

11 new restaurants and bars to check out around Washington

Church Hall

A new Israeli restaurant, the return of one of the area’s most venerable dive bars and a vegetable-focused concept from lauded Philadelphia chefs lead the list of March’s biggest restaurant openings. Openings Quarry House Tavern: The beloved Silver Spring dive bar reopened to the public after damage from a fire and a flood kept it shuttered […]

[ 0 ] April 2, 2018

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

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

Monday, April 2 Green Zone Pop-Up at Service Bar: For the last four years, Chris Hassaan Francke has brought Middle Eastern-inspired cocktails to Washington through pop-ups dubbed the Green Zone. He is opening a permanent version of the Green Zone bar in Adams Morgan soon, so this edition at Service Bar is being teased as […]

[ 0 ] March 29, 2018

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

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

Friday, March 30 Awesome Con at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center: A celebration of all kinds of pop culture, Awesome Con is rolling into its sixth year with an impressive roster of celebrities and creators — John Boyega of the Star Wars franchise, Michael Dorn of multiple Star Trek films, Cress Williams of “Black Lightning” […]

[ 0 ] March 27, 2018

The best view of D.C.? You’ll find it atop the building that houses the Trump hotel.

The best view of D.C.? You'll find it atop the building that houses the Trump hotel.

Sorry, tourists: The Washington Monument is still closed. Of course, that shouldn’t come as a surprise. The landmark obelisk at the center of the Mall has been shuttered more than it has been open in recent years. Damage from the August 2011 earthquake caused the monument to remain closed until May 2014. Two years later, […]

[ 0 ] March 26, 2018

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

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

Monday, March 26 Jenna Camille at U Street Music Hall: Jenna Camille, a classically trained pianist who attended Washington’s esteemed Duke Ellington School of the Arts and studied at the New Sewell Music Conservatory, has been playing in and around the District for a few years. Her music is a heady mix of R&B with elements of […]

[ 0 ] March 23, 2018

Cherry blossoms are coming, but these 3 cherry blossom beverages are already here

Craft Kombucha

With the annual return of the cherry blossoms comes the deluge of restaurants offering cherry-themed food and drink specials, often as part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival’s official “Cherry Picks” program. It’s a nebulous tie-in, since the cherries that most restaurants use come from different families than the cherry trees flowering at the Tidal […]