Have you ever noticed this colorful mural near 4th and I Streets NW? In looking into it, the mural is part of the Heineken Mural Project (there are 4 in downtown in DC). This mural was painted by the Argentinian graffiti artist Ever.
Last week, the James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for this year’s awards. Congratulations to our neighborhood nominees: Columbia Room at The Passenger – Outstanding Bar Program Rogue 24 – Outstanding Bar Program Jaleo – Outstanding Restaurant Ashok Bajaj, Knightsbridge Restaurant Group (Rasika, 701, and others) – Outstanding Restaurateur Haidar Karoum, Proof – Best Chef: […]
A few weeks ago, Living Social announced it will be closing its special events and classes business and location, 918 F Street. The company will complete the classes already sold into April and is looking for someone to take over the building lease. What would you like to see go into this space? A new multi-level […]
There’s been quite a bit of buzz and build up for Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak and Stone Crab (750 15th St. NW). DC definitely loves it’s steak and seafood, so I’m sure the menu will do well. On a recent visit to the bar to check out the scene, it was clear almost immediately that […]
While begrudging yet another weekend of Red Line delays, slight surprise and curiosity struck upon noticing this art installation in Metro Center (607 13th St., NW). In trying to find out more, it looks like there are several Metro stops with art installations. Sometimes you just need to look UP!
This freezing cold weather needs to stop! This week, while commiserating with the lovely Lauren at Fiola (601 Pennsylvania Ave., NW), she concocted a mystery cocktail with some of my favorite ingredients (gin, rosemary, citrus). The perfect combination of sweet and tart, spicy and creamy, this cocktail transported me to a budding May day. Now, […]
My favorite thing about snow days is the unexpected free time that is completely mine to fill. It’s better than a weekend. I’m planning on cuddling up under my new Anthropologie throw blanket, finally finishing a great book, giving myself a pedicure, and cooking a delicious soup perfect for a cold, grey day. What will […]