Monthly Archive: August 2011

Eastern Market

Eastern Market’s Two Halves Make for One Heck of a Whole

If you’ve lived in Washington, D.C., for even a short time, I’m sure you’ve heard of Eastern Market, the city’s iconic fresh food emporium. In fact, it’s so grand that it gets not one but two websites. How’s that for...

2010 Columbia Heights Day King & Queen

Celebrate All Things Columbia Heights at 5th Annual Bash

We’ve featured the recently chic Columbia Heights neighborhood in Northwest more than once on this blog, and we’ve decided to do it again, because on August 27 it’s the 5th Annual Columbia Heights Day (and whatever you think of Columbia...

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Dupont Circle’s Ruth’s Chris a Prime Choice for Steak Lovers

Today, we come to Ruth’s Chris Steak House, what may be the most famous steakhouse in Washington, D.C. Well, if it’s not, fine. But it’s gotta be at the top of the list when you think “steakhouse” and “capital.” There...

Award-winning vegetables at the Arlington County Fair

Arlington County Fair Celebrates 35 Years of Food, Fun

“I like all the different people, I like every kind of fair,” sang chanteuse Kim Deal on “Saints,” the 13th song off The Breeders’ 1993 release “Last Splash,” one of best alt-rock albums of all time. If she’s telling the...

The B-52s

B-52s Ready to Rock the Lobster at the National Zoo

Oh, yeah. Two of my favorite things: music and exotic animals. The venerable B-52s will be performing at Rock ’n’ Roar at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park in Northwest on August 10, rain or shine. Yes, music and wild animals...

Screen on the Green

Thumbs Up for National Harbor’s Movies on the Potomac

This event has been going on for awhile at National Harbor in Prince George’s County, but I thought I’d highlight it anyway, as there are still plenty of movie nights left on the docket. They call it Movies on the...