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Archive - Nov 2012


November 2nd

Dog & Pony DC’s Very Different Approach to Playmaking

As audience members wandered into the Woolly Mammoth Rehearsal Hall this summer to watch Beertown, a production by Dog & Pony DC, there was no indication that they were expected to get involved in the show. Sure, cast members roaming around the space were treating the spectators as if they were townspeople attending a civic meeting, but there were no explicit requests—just a table full of desserts to sample before the ‘meeting’ began.

Up Pennsylvania and Through Lincoln Park, To Thanksgiving Dinner We Go...

My football-loving, grad-school roommate Adam hates Superbowl parties. He says they get in the way of watching the big game. I feel exactly the same about Thanksgiving dinner.

I love sitting down with family and friends, but as far as I’m concerned the true joy of the holiday is found in the kitchen, spending three days hand-crafting an elaborate meal, using fresh, local ingredients -- and for me, “local” means Capitol Hill.

Let’s Talk Turkey

Red Rocks Pizzeria to Open on H Street NE

H Street Life

Southwest Church Bathed in Color

South by West

Wagtime Opens Near Proposed Truckeroo Site

Barracks Row

2013 will usher in a growth spurt on all six blocks of Barracks Row. New restaurants and new retailers are slated to open, and, one big surprise, a farmers’ market is being proposed. Here’s a look at what’s being planned for our corridor in its 212th year of operation.

The US Ranks 22nd in Freedom of the Press

Ranking America