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Midcity DC

12/16/2014 - 10:12am
As the fall fades into winter, Mid City buzzes with excitement for the winter holidays!  Light displays go up, the stores along 14th Street put up their best window displays and many of the galleries revel in the seasonal spirit with holiday... >>more
12/16/2014 - 9:41am
As we fire up some fresh wellness resolutions with an eye toward the future, now is a perfect time for a recap. Here is the top-five of Let’s Get Physical’s favorite experiences from 2014. No. 5: Candlelight Yoga at VIDA Metropole VIDA... >>more
12/16/2014 - 9:05am
It’s that magic time of year, the one where my mother calls daily asking for gift ideas. “Seriously, I’ll take a couple of stocking stuffers,” she exclaims. I freely admit to being impossible. Anything I really want I’... >>more
12/14/2014 - 11:52am
It’s the middle of December and there’s a good chance that your nights are anything but silent! With all the holiday parties taking place this time of year as well as the hustle and bustle at home as folks wrap gifts and welcome friends... >>more
12/14/2014 - 11:21am
Earlier this month, the D.C. Council passed three resolutions supporting the redevelopment of the McMillan Sand Filtration Site. The resolutions, which were put forth by the D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, declare the McMillan site surplus land and allow... >>more
12/14/2014 - 10:45am
City Market at O Holiday Tree Lighting On Friday night, November 21, Roadside Development, the developers of City Market at O, held their first holiday tree lighting at the complex. Besides marking the beginning of the holiday season, the ceremony... >>more

East of the River

12/15/2014 - 10:29am
With a solo exhibition currently on view at Honfleur Gallery and the dedication of a major public art installation at Saint Elizabeth’s East Campus, the fall of 2014 marks a major milestone for artist Sheila Crider’s career. As an... >>more
12/15/2014 - 9:42am
When residents in close proximity to the Benning Road and Minnesota Ave. corridor shop for sneakers, groceries and necessities at the East River Shopping Center, they are greeted by faces of iconic black figures from various walks of life. Sammy... >>more
12/13/2014 - 11:23am
On November 17, representatives from the DC Department of Transportation (DDOT) met with the Ward 7 community to update them on upcoming projects. This is the third in a series of meetings in every Ward. “Public involvement is key to... >>more
12/13/2014 - 10:53am
Now that Busboys & Poets has revealed plans to open a restaurant in Anacostia in the spring of 2016, the hard work begins. At last month’s announcement few intimate details of the deal were shared, leaving many familiar with neighborhood... >>more

Home & Gardens

12/11/2014 - 9:48am
Autumn’s exciting show of brilliant reds, yellows and orange is nature’s way of readying for winter’s dormancy, a time when our gardens for the most part become an after thought. But this doesn’t have to be the case. There... >>more

Arts & Entertainment

12/10/2014 - 10:05am
Local Flavors The District now has nationally recognized culinary talent, as well as a growing farm and artisanal food scene. It’s reflected in more cookbooks by local chefs and food-inspired publications. This year, Washington became the... >>more
12/10/2014 - 9:38am
Theaters in major cities across the United States put on annual productions of Black Nativity, a musical which celebrates the story of the birth of Christ. The Tremont Temple in Boston has produced a version of Black Nativity every year since 1969.... >>more
12/09/2014 - 11:52am
While some people feel like they might need a cryptologist to decipher Shakespeare, that is not the focus of the Folger Shakespeare Library’s exhibit “Decoding the Renaissance: 500 Years of Codes and Ciphers.” Rather the exhibit... >>more

Capitol Hill Community

12/10/2014 - 9:12am
All over Capitol Hill you’ll find holiday traditions – from menorah and tree lightings to cookie swaps and decorated storefronts. Unified in geography, these events take place as a way to solidify community, offering a way to reconnect... >>more
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