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Cultural Calendar

Cultural Calendar

5.13 — 8.19 // Friday Evening Concert Series // The Yards Park, 3rd and Water Streets SE   5.31 — 6.05 // Ballet Nacional de Cuba // Kennedy Center   5.07 — 6.19 // “Follies,” starring Bernadette Peters // Kennedy Center   4.26 — 6.05 // “Cyrano // Folger Theatre[Read More…]

by June 7, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Thirsty?

Thirsty?

Cafe Japone Monday — Friday 2032 P St NW Discounted Sapporo, Absolut and Sake, as well as inexpensive sushi and fun karaoke all night long.   Tortilla Coast  Monday — Friday, ongoing 400 First Street SE Discounted margaritas, beer, and Mexican food near Capitol Hill.   Piola  Monday — Friday[Read More…]

by June 7, 2011 0 comments The Guide
The Great Escape

The Great Escape

There’s always something to do in the District — except when there’s not. Facing a free weekend this summer? Feel like you’ve done it all before? Consider getting out of the city for a night, and explore all that the region has to offer. Hiking, shopping, history, culture and spas[Read More…]

by June 6, 2011 0 comments The Guide
To Do in the District

To Do in the District

Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site 511 10th St. NW Tour the theater where John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln in 1865. Tickets for entry into the theater and accompanying museum can be purchased at the theater or reserved in advance by calling 800-982-2787. Historic Mount Vernon 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial[Read More…]

by June 6, 2011 0 comments The Guide, Uncategorized
Season of Terrific Television

Season of Terrific Television

Now that the season finales of our favorite spring shows have aired, it’s time to focus on what’s ahead of us: the new shows of summer 2011! Beyond the insane amount of programming that has titles similar to “Fat People Losing Weight,” there are actually some hidden gems among the[Read More…]

by May 20, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Comedies, Romances, and (Too Many?) Sequels

Comedies, Romances, and (Too Many?) Sequels

Summer of Sequels With a record-breaking 27 sequels set to be released in 2011, including the fifth (really?) installment of Final Destination and the latest Shrek spin-off Puss in Boots, the real question is whether the movie industry is seriously lacking in new material or if it just can’t part with some of[Read More…]

by May 18, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Hankering for Some Fresh Seafood?

Hankering for Some Fresh Seafood?

For all the New England expats soaking up the D.C. humidity this summer, Hank’s Oyster Bar offers a refreshing taste of home — with a twist that only a city below the Mason-Dixon Line could offer. The restaurant, located off Dupont Circle at 17th and Q streets, bills itself as[Read More…]

by May 18, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Summer Jobs: Defeating the Dejection of the Daily Grind

Summer Jobs: Defeating the Dejection of the Daily Grind

Finally. Everyone has pulled his or her last all-nighter in order to turn in that final paper or to study for that last final. The majority of wheeled suitcases have left campus. It’s officially summer vacation. However, as we get older, summer begins to entail more than just sunburn, barbecues[Read More…]

by May 18, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Maine Attraction: MSB Alum Brings a Taste of New England

Maine Attraction: MSB Alum Brings a Taste of New England

When Luke Holden (MSB ’07) graduated from Georgetown, he joined hordes of his classmates in heading to New York to launch a career in investment banking. Later this month, his job will bring him back to Washington, only he will be trading seafood, not stocks. On May 26, Holden and[Read More…]

by May 18, 2011 0 comments The Guide

The Quick Dish

Spring is here, finally! Cheers to warm weather, great company, romance, sunny days and gorgeous nights. Now is the time to enjoy the evening breeze or observe passersby while enjoying an excellent meal. This quick dining guide is dedicated to three eateries that offer, in addition to excellent food, a[Read More…]

by May 18, 2011 0 comments The Guide