Monthly Archive: May 2012

2011 DC Jazz Festival

DC Jazz Festival Back in the Swing This Week

We previewed it last year, and we’re going to again this year: the 2012 DC Jazz Festival. This year’s festival – taking place June 1-10 – is three days shorter than last year’s, but that doesn’t make it any less...

Founding Farmers

Founding Farmers D.C. Encourages You to Eat Your Greens

Earlier in the month, we highlighted the Founding Fathers. Now we highlight the founding farmers. Founding Farmers is a restaurant that sports two locations – one in Foggy Bottom in Northwest, D.C., and one in Potomac, Md. – and, according...

Flickr Creative Commons

Cast Your Vote for the 2012 Rosslyn Film Festival

View Larger Map 2012 Rosslyn Outdoor Film Festival 1300 Lee Highway Arlington, Va. 22201 Another day, another film festival. Come on, admit it. You love renting in the D.C. area. What other U.S. city not named New York, Los Angeles...

Outdoor Movie

Capitol Riverfront Wants to Take You to the Movies

Now entering its fifth year, Front Flicks Outdoor Movies, presented by the folks at Capitol Riverfront Business Improvement District, makes a night out at the movies in the city free. According to the Front Flicks site, these movies are said...

Race for the Cure

Make a Run for the Cure Next Month at the Monument

On June 2, all you D.C.-area runners and walkers out there (and even sleepers, it would seem) have a chance to ply your trade and help out the less fortunate by participating in the Komen Global Race for the Cure....

Metrorail

5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Sheets Safe From Bed Bugs

Ah, bed bugs. The bane of the inner-city apartment renter. If you’ve never come across any of these critters yourself, no doubt you’ve heard the stories. After all, D.C. is no stranger to bed bugs. The capital sits 8th on...

Brunch at Firefly

Catch a Buzz at Firefly in Dupont Circle

Though it may not glow from incandescence within, if the positive marks it has received on OpenTable, Urbanspoon and in the press are any indication, it seems that Firefly in Dupont Circle is shining bright indeed. This “quintessential urban neighborhood...

Artomatic 2007 in Crystal City

Artomatic Creative Arts Festival Makes Its Return to Crystal City

It’s back, that sporadic Washington, D.C., area festival featuring artists of all stripes: Artomatic. And I do mean all stripes: visual, music, film, performance, poetry and fashion. That’s more stripes than a tiger … but not as pretty. This year’s...