FOOD & DRINK
Arlington Resident Appears on Jeopardy.
Television sets clicked on across Arlington May 26th at 7 p.m. to see one of its own compete on Jeopardy. Jeopardy is the top-rated quiz show on television in its 39th season with 20 million viewers. Alice Ciciora, a researcher who lives in Rosslyn, had taken the Jeopardy qualifying test...
Loudoun County Authorities rescue over 100 animals
Loudoun County Animal Services reports the conclusion of an investigation that resulted in the rescue of over 100 animals of all types. The months-long investigation into the mistreatment of animals involved an animal rescue organization in Round Hill. Of the 102 animals being taken into custody an undisclosed number of...
DC's National Zoo asking for public's help naming baby gorilla; here's how to vote
Washington, D.C. (7News) — The National Zoo is asking for your help in naming the baby gorilla born on Saturday, May 27. The zoo said that the baby girl was born at the Great Ape House to mom Calaya, age 20, and dad Baraka, age 31. The zoo has...
The Best Fried Food You Need To Try In Washington
Mashed rounded up the most delicious fried food you can try in every state.
Dream Come True For Virginia Dad Opening His First-Ever Tattoo Parlor
Robert Kinzel always knew he wanted to be an artist. For over 20 years he has been living his dream with skin as his canvas.The Manassas dad and Brooklyn, NY native who has called Virginia home for the past 10 years has reached yet another goal: Opening his own tattoo shop.Kinzel, an award-winning …
Get Ready to Paint the Town Red: Free Paint Giveaway and Drop-off Event at Ida B. Wells Middle School!
🎨 Hey everyone, I've got some exciting news to share with you all! This weekend, on June 10th at 9:00 am, there will be a Paint Drop-off and Giveaway Event at Ida B. Wells Middle School! 🎉
“New Locally-Sourced Charcuterie Boards from Mom-Daughter Team”
“Too many chefs in the kitchen,” and “Don’t work with family,” are two warnings Chef Jazmine and Chef Trinna Moore decided not to heed when this mother-daughter team started District Boards. The newest addition to miXt Food Hall, this locally-sourced charcuterie board company is all about connection. Serving up charcuterie boards for every palate, diet, and size, the DC locals behind District Boards are promising to make gathering effortless.
Dont' miss out on the latest grocery coupons from Publix in Alexandria, Updated 2023-06-07
Publix is a supermarket chain based in Lakeland, Florida. It was founded in 1930 by George W. Jenkins and has since grown to over 1,200 stores across the southeastern United States. Publix is known for its customer service, high-quality products, and dedication to community involvement and sustainability. Let's make use of these coupons to buy the things we need and make our lives more economical and enjoyable.
Today* in Tortoises*** around Town
“I met “Sunny on the Hill” today, a ten year old African spurred desert tortoise who lives in Capitol Hill and apparently has furniture rearranging as her hobby”. If you spot a hawk, any interesting wildlife or celebrity skateboarder Tony Hawk, and get a good photo please send in an email where you spotted them to [email protected]. Thanks! Hawks around Town is made possible by a generous grant from the Ben and Sylvia Gardner foundation.
Famed Anchor Bar aiming for July opening in Leesburg
The new Anchor Bar — the original home to the famed Buffalo wing — is under construction at the Village at Leesburg. And now we’ve learned they could be open as soon as early July. The Anchor Bar — or more correctly called “Frank & Teressa’s Anchor...
Scotland Freedom Day Concert Featuring Wyclef Jean Moves From MoCo Fairgrounds to Howard County
The Scotland Freedom Day Concert featuring artists Wyclef Jean, Gyptian, Jamaican reggae legend Tarrus Riley, and Dean Fraser & The Blak Soil Band scheduled for Monday, June 19th at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg has been relocated to the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, MD. According to a report from MoCo360, festival chairperson LaTisha Gasaway-Paul said, “it was easier for Riley and Wyclef who were more familiar with performing there”, and that the alcohol permit was approved with Howard County several weeks ago, while there wasn’t enough time to get permits approved from the City of Gaithersburg. Additional details below:
Hilarious ‘Nacirema Society’ delights audiences at Little Theatre of Alexandria
This weekend, The Little Theatre of Alexandria opened The Nacirema Society Requests the Honor of Your Presence at a Celebration of Their First Hundred Years to an enthusiastic and receptive audience. The story follows the lives of six African American women who are members of the prestigious and exclusive Nacirema Society. Beginning in 1964, the play explores the themes of race, class, and gender in a rapidly changing America. Playwright Pearl Cleage was inspired to write The Nacirema Society after reading about African American social clubs that flourished during the early part of the 20th century. Originally commissioned and developed by the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, the play was met with critical acclaim and has been praised for its insightful depiction during a pivotal moment in American history.
New Adams Morgan restaurant charges $25 membership fee
WASHINGTON - At Meli, a new "Greek-ish" restaurant in Adams Morgan, customers pay an annual membership fee of $25. Meli is the latest restaurant from Hollis Silverman, owner of The Duck and The Peach, La Collina and The Wells. The membership fee at Meli – which translates to "member" in Greek – is donated to the Reed Cooke Club, a private social club that supports local nonprofit organizations.
A Tex-Mex Barbecue Beer Garden Comes to Alexandria
A guide to the newest places to eat and drink. Evening Star Cafe, the Alexandria eatery that kickstarted Neighborhood Restaurant Group, will get a boisterous new Texan sibling in its backyard. Hi/Fi Tex-Mex BBQ, opening Wednesday, June 7 for dinner in the Del Ray neighborhood, transforms the 26-year-old bistro’s former parking lot into a shaded beer garden where you can order up trays of smoked brisket and ribs, snack on American-style tacos, and knock back craft lager or ice-cold wine.
'Do not feed the bear' | Maryland DNR offers safety tips after bear sighted in Columbia
BALTIMORE (WBFF) — Video of a black bear roaming around Columbia, Md. is raising questions about safety if you find yourself near one of the animals. The video was recorded by Nathen Ferguson near Oakland Mills Road and Cradle Rock Way. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources states on...
Insect damage jeopardizes the oldest building in Arlington
The oldest home in Arlington is in jeopardy of being destroyed, the Arlington Historical Society says, and insects are to blame. The Ball-Sellers House was originally built in the 18th century, sometime within the mid-1700s, according to the historical society. The home is a Virginia state historical landmark and has...
Your Afternoon Animal Fix
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Longstanding Virginia Cold Stone Creamery Location Permanently Closing August 31st
The store will reportedly be replaced by a Mediterranean restaurant. This article is based on corporate postings and accredited media reports. Linked information within this article is attributed to the following outlets:Wikipedia.org, ScrapeHero.com, and FFXNow.com.
5 Concerts to Check Out During Black Music Month
June is Black Music Month, which was founded by President Jimmy Carter in 1979 to honor the contributions of Black musicians. “During Black Music Month, we pay homage to legends of American music, who have composed the soundtrack of American life,” reads this year’s annual proclamation of the month-long celebration from President Biden. “Their creativity has given rise to distinctly American art forms that influence contemporary music worldwide and sing to the soul of the American experience.”
$2 Million scratch off ticket sold in Hagerstown; 4 people won $100,000
MARYLAND (WBFF) — Western Maryland has a new millionaire, thanks to a $2 million win on a scratch-off ticket sold in Hagerstown. Also, another four players won prizes of $100,000 or more in Baltimore, Leonardtown, Randallstown and Westminster in the past week. In total, 42 tickets worth $10,000 or...
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