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[ 0 ] April 16, 2018

Army Navy road diet would make room for a PBL

Shortly after I wrote about this project in January, Arlington County had a public workshop about the Army Navy Drive Complete Streets project. Some more material from that meeting is now available. Nothing official has changed about the concept so…

[ 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 16, 2018

From the Archives: Vision Zero 1896-style

In 1896 a group of cyclists in DC that included the League of American Wheelman and the United Wheelman of the District of Columbia met with two of the district’s three commissioners to discuss a list of regulatory changes they…

[ 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 13, 2018

Barry Farm could become the most bike friendly neighborhood in Ward 8 by 2020

DC could begin demolition of Barry Farm any day now, in fact they’re already a little behind schedule, and once they’re done rebuilding it, the new Barry Farm could be the most bike-friendly neighborhood in Ward 8. This is a…

[ 0 ] April 13, 2018

Friday Round Up

#Weekend Awesome events: It finally feels like Spring in the District, which means we’re getting outdoors and to the rooftop bars; Speaking of, Colada Shop on 14th St. is opening a brand new rooftop bar just in time for the warm temperatures; The Cherry Blossom Festival is coming to an …

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[ 0 ] April 13, 2018

Petals and Pedals — Bike EOTR Parks with DPR and LimeBike

DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has partnered with LimeBike for an exciting and unique series of FITDC bike rides through a few parks East of the River in Washington, D.C. with #BiketheDistrict: Petals & Pedals. The next ride…

[ 0 ] April 13, 2018

National Park Rx Day! April 28

Join the National Park Service for healthy outdoor fun on National Park Rx Day! When: Saturday, April 28 2018, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Fort Circle Parks – 5161 South Dakota Ave NE, Washington, DC 20017 Food and…

[ 0 ] April 12, 2018

The bicycle commuter benefit is dead (sort of) (for now)

As frequent readers here are aware, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that congress passed late last year made bicycle commuter benefits taxable, but the benefit isn’t dead yet, and it could get better. It’s not all dead, because employers…

[ 0 ] April 12, 2018

Remembering Vietnam

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

[ 0 ] April 12, 2018

NSO Pops: <em>Space, the Next Frontier</em>&nbsp;

Fri, June 1 thru Sat, June 2 @ The Kennedy Center, presented by National Symphony Orchestra

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NSO Pops: Jurassic World – In Concert

Wed, May 30 @ The Kennedy Center, presented by National Symphony Orchestra

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Emily Daggett Smith, violin

Wed, May 30 @ The Kennedy Center, presented by Washington Performing Arts

[ 0 ] April 12, 2018

Washington National Opera: <i>Candide</i>

Sat, May 5 thru Sat, May 26 @ The Kennedy Center, presented by Washington National Opera

[ 0 ] April 12, 2018

Washington National Opera: <em>The Barber of Seville</em>

Sat, April 28 thru Sat, May 19 @ The Kennedy Center, presented by Washington National Opera