If you’ve ever been in Washington, D.C on a spring, summer or fall evening or weekend, you may have seen a peculiar sight. Clusters of
Almost everyone loves a summer stroll through their local farmers’ market. In the warm air, you can browse just plucked produce, cheeses made right down
Seven years ago, a dedicated group of people banded together to form one of the quirkiest and most innovative non-profit Washington, D.C. has ever seen. And what may have seemed like something better suited for San Francisco, has instead been a resounding success.
Capital Fringe was founded in 2005 and their lone goal was to create a more avant-garde atmosphere for the arts in what’s typically viewed as a staid town.
It you think the fresh, local and sustainable movement has only taken hold in Washington D.C. in the past few years, you are off by a few years… two hundred to be precise.
One D.C. institution has spent every day over the past two centuries providing this city, as well as the surrounding area, with some of the freshest, locally-sourced food you can find anywhere in town.
In and around Washington, D.C., there are a number of wonderful concert venues. From the major acts that grace the stages at Merriweather Post Pavillion and Jiffy Lube Live, to the passionate crowds that pack the 930 Club and numerous other venues that dot the land, there’s no shortage of spots for shows.
Over the past four years, American’s have been spoiled. Since 2008, the Fourth of July holiday has aligned with a weekend, giving the entire nation three days off.
This year, the holiday falls on a Wednesday, sandwiched between days at the office. For many, that might be a disappointment, and cause people to trim their activities. But here in Washington, D.C., despite the weekday date, there is no shortage of ways to celebrate.
Everyone knows that one of the best things do to during the long days of summer is to fire up a grill in the backyard and spend an evening cooking outdoors. Beef, pork, chicken, lamb—basically any food—all taste better when cooked to perfection on a grate over hot coals or a raging gas flame.
One of the greatest benefits of living around Washington, D.C. is that there are an immense number of cultures and beliefs represented within the city limits. This city truly has a little bit of everything, and is welcoming to everyone.
When people think of museums and sights to see in Washington, D.C., they often consider the stretch of buildings that dominate Constitution Avenue: The Natural History Museum, The Air and Space Museum, The White House.
Every now and then, many of us have had the urge to jet off to Europe at the drop of the hat. Of course, with plane tickets, hotel planning and finding someone to watch the dog or the kids, the reality is that forgetting everything and flying over to the Old World without months of preparation is an unrealistic. impossibility.