(Photo Credit: Facebook)
(Editor’s note: This festival will not take place on July 21-23 and has been postponed; further details as they are released.)
A new music and arts festival, a mere 4-hour drive from DC, is coming in July. The
Karoondinha Music & Arts Festival in Centre Hall, Pennsylvania will offer over 80 bands over three days.
Bonus! There is a cave to explore and lots of wildlife (the non-human kind).
Continue reading “Festival Pick: Karoondinha Music & Arts Festival @ Centre Hall, PA (7/21-7/23/17)”
Lincoln Memorial at sunset
Have you ever peered at the imposing Lincoln Memorial and wondered why the names of certain states are carved along the outside facade? Or when you step back further and crane your neck, why there are even more states displayed along the very top section (the attic)? Or wondered if the number of columns actually had any significance?
Continue reading “Deciphering DC: Lincoln Memorial Likes US States”
There has been an epic spat of new restaurant openings in recent weeks, from fast food to fast casual to sit-down. Many of these places are near my home, so I could easily check out a few. Here are a few quick takes.
Continue reading “Eat This: Quick Takes on New Restaurant Openings”
Rooney (Photo Credit: http://www.rooneymusic.com/)
Rooney, originally formed in Los Angeles in 1999, comes to the Rock and Roll Hotel on Saturday, July 8th.
There are plenty of reasons to check this show out!
Continue reading “Concert Pick: Rooney @ Rock and Roll Hotel (7/8/17)”
Ella Vos in LA on 1/30/17 (Photo Credit: Justin Higuchi)
Let Ella Vos sing for you at the Songbyrd Music House on June 13th. You won’t regret it.
Continue reading “Concert Pick: Ella Vos @ Songbyrd Music House (6/13/17)”
Hops! (Photo Credit: Paul Miller)
The next History & Hops event is June 15th, hosted by Mike Van Hall, the artist who has created some of the more memorable local beer can designs, including DC Brau’s recent Conflict of Interest.
Continue reading “Do This: History & Hops Series @ Heurich House Museum (6/15/17)”
Who doesn’t love a proper English brekkie on a Sunday afternoon?
Continue reading “Eat This: Full English Breakfast @ The Queen Vic”
This weekend you can partake in Peruvian food and/or craft beer imbibing! Tough choices!
Continue reading “Do This: Taste of Peru & Summerfest (6/3 & 6/4/17)”
(Photo from Facebook page)
This Saturday, June 3rd, head over to Adams Morgan and catch the next edition of the Summer Concert Series in the form of the Jelly Roll Mortals.
Continue reading “Concert Pick: Adams Morgan Summer Concert Series (until 6/24/17)”
Big Deal: Farmbird opens June 5th.
Some cool things, but also a few that suck.
Continue reading “Bummers and Big Deals (5/26/17)”
(Photo Credit: http://www.capitolriverfront.org/)
Starting June 1st, spend your Thursdays through August down at the Canal Park for the Capitol Riverfront outdoor movie series.
The first movie will be 2016’s Ghostbusters! Of note, they will be showing this year’s runaway smash hit, Beauty & the Beast on August 17th.
Continue reading “Do This: Capitol Riverfront Outdoor Movies (Starts 6/1/17)”
(Photo Credit: Facebook)
Feist is coming to DC on June 7th and 8th to entertain us at the Lincoln Theatre.
Her first show is sold-out, but tickets to June 8th are available.
Continue reading “Concert Pick: Feist @ Lincoln Theatre (6/7 & 6/8/17)”
Walk into this Italian market and head to the way back, right up to the lunch counter and do yourself a favor.
Continue reading “Eat This: Classic Italian Sub @ A. Litteri, Inc.”
(Photo from http://capitalbeerclassic.com/)
Beer, beer, beer! Keep the drinking alive along the Blue/Orange line for the Capital Beer Classic!
Continue reading “Do This: Capital Beer Classic @ FedExField (6/3/17)”
Patty and Dwight of The Wind + The Wave (Photo by Alexandra Valenti)
The Wind + The Wave, by way of Austin, Texas, gave the eager crowd at DC9 an evening of witty banter and a truckload of Americana indie-rock songs.
Continue reading “Concert Review: The Wind + The Wave @ DC9 (5/16/17)”
Pastrami Reuben @ On Rye
Marble rye with lots of delicious pastrami and sauerkraut packed in, and Russian dressing dripping off, On Rye in Chinatown does the Reuben just right.
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Royal Blood (Photo from band’s FB)
With the booming sounds of “Ten Tonne Skeleton” filling my skull, it seems like a good time to point out that Royal Blood will be descending on the 9:30 Club on Tuesday, June 6th. It would be a shame if you’re not there.
Continue reading “Concert Pick: Royal Blood @ 9:30 Club (6/6/17)”