Monthly Archive: August 2014

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Cultural Festivals in DC, Maryland, & Virginia

Step outside of your comfort zone and experience some new culture with these local events in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. DC: Smithsonian Folk-life Festival– The 2014 Smithsonian Folk-life Festival will be from June 25-29 as well as July 2-6. It...

Crabs (Brent Moore via Flickr)

Summertime in Maryland Means Crabs

What is Maryland known for? The Mason Dixon line? Sure. The Ravens? Yeah, yeah. Cal Ripken? Him too. A storied state basketball team currently on the downside? Check. Ocean City? Uhm hmm. OK, Scott, where are you going with this,...

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Color Games

One of my most requested projects from clients is a color consultation. It is one of the first steps to a home re-style so it’s totally overwhelming when you aren’t used to it. If you have a large room, or many...

Whiskey (Nico Kaiser via Flickr)

Knock Back a Whiskey or Two at Southern Efficiency in Shaw

We recently featured Derek Brown’s Mockingbird Hill in the Shaw neighborhood near the U Street Corridor, a sherry-and-ham joint that has recently taken the cup of coffee to new heights. Now we’ll take a look at another of his restaurants,...