FOOD & DRINK
Aldi opens another location in Maryland
A large grocer recently opened another new location in Maryland. Read on to learn more. On Thursday, December 7, 2023, the popular food store chain Aldi celebrated the grand opening of its newest Maryland location in College Park, according to a store opening announcement posted on the company's website.
7 oldest restaurants in the Washington, D.C. area
Some of the D.C. area's oldest restaurants are still thriving.Why it matters: New hotspots get a lot of attention, but we love these tried-and-true D.C. classics.🦪 Old Ebbitt Grill (1856): Ebbitt's historical claim is a little tenuous given it's changed locations and owners many times, but there's a distinct throwback feel at the White House-adjacent spot — strong drinks, cold oysters, and dark wood aplenty.🎣 Old Angler's Inn (1860): The oldest continuously operating tavern is a Potomac destination by the fireplace in winter or summer patio.🕯️ Iron Gate (1923): Originally stables during the Civil War, the atmospheric hospitality space fed...
These upper marlboro, MD based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of upper marlboro..
Experience the Flavors of Mexico: Top 3 Restaurants in Riverdale Park
In this article, we explore three delightful Mexican restaurants located in Riverdale Park. Have you had the chance to relish their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
2nd business leaving H Street Corridor in a month, community leaders working to slow trend
WASHINGTON (7News) — The Pursuit Wine Bar & Kitchen on the H Street Corridor announced it will shut its doors, marking the second business to leave the community in the last month. The owner told 7News he was not ready for an interview, but provided the letter to customers...
The Best Breakfast Spot in Washington, DC
This cozy cafe features retro bar stools and spacious diner-style booths. The menu includes classic breakfast favorites like grilled cheese and tomato soup. The restaurant is also known for its famous pop tarts, made with flaky pastry topped with insanely delicious frosting. Ted's Bulletin in Washington, DC, is a popular...
Owner of escaped Md. zebras agrees to forfeit animals
The man who owned the three zebras that escaped and ran loose for weeks in Prince George’s County in 2021, has made an agreement with the USDA that requires him to forfeit his animals. Jerry Holly, who owned the zebras, has agreed to sell, donate, or transfer ownership of...
Surprise Win in Temple Hills: $30,000 Prize Claimed
Fort Washington Resident Strikes It Big with a Low-Price Ticket. In a heartwarming turn of events, a Fort Washington resident's routine errand run in Temple Hills, Maryland, turned into a life-changing experience. This Maryland Lottery player, who had initially set out to complete her errands, decided to add a bit of excitement to her day by purchasing a few instant tickets. Little did she know that this decision would lead to a remarkable $30,000 win on a $3 scratch-off game.
Washington, D.C. Lottery Powerball, Mega Millions, Lucky for Life, DC winning numbers for Saturday, December 9, 2023
The Washington, D.C. Lottery offers multiple draw games for people looking to strike it rich. Here’s a look at Saturday, December 09, 2023 winning numbers for each game:. Mon, Dec 11, 2023, 10:59 pm Eastern Time (GMT-5:00)
Embrace love this weekend: Humane Rescue Alliance waives adoption fees for 200+ pets
WASHINGTON (7News) — The Humane Rescue Alliance continues to save the lives of our beloved furry friends and is waiving adoption fees for all animals this weekend. This is part of the nationwide BISSELL Pet Foundation’s Empty the Shelters – Holiday Hope event to get pets adopted.
The Heights Food Hall Officially Opens Monday, December 11th
The Heights Food Hall at Wisconsin Place in Chevy Chase has announced it will open on Monday, December 11th. The new food hall is located in the space formerly occupied by Anthropologie and PF Chang’s on the 5400 block of Wisconsin Ave. The Heights will offer both indoor and outdoor patio dining and will be open seven days a week from 11am-Midnight. On Monday, December 11th, the food hall will open at 5pm.
D.C. Welcomes 2 Exciting New Late-Night Lounges Tonight
Tierney Plumb is the editor of Eater DC, covering all things food and drink around the nation's capital. D.C.’s going-out scene gets a big boost tonight with the simultaneous openings of two distinct hangouts featuring weekend DJs and drinks flowing until 2 a.m. The completely separate projects, both opening Friday, December 8 at 5 p.m., include a chic Italian lounge downtown (Grazie Mille) and a Tulum-themed perch across town in the Union Market District (Treehouse Rooftop Lounge). Both lounges also happen to be fresh replacements to former dining establishments. Read on for a closer look at each.
Bomb threat sent to Takoma Park restaurant and bar, canceling drag brunch event
A popular restaurant and bar in Takoma Park, Maryland, received bomb threats on Saturday morning over a drag brunch and story time event. The restaurant, Motorkat, bills itself as "a safe space for people of all orientations and backgrounds, offering a range of engaging and entertaining events that all people can enjoy" in a press release.
Pets On Wheels offers destress breaks to Univ. of Md. students
This is part of WTOP’s continuing coverage of people making a difference from our community authored by Stephanie Gaines-Bryant. Read more of that coverage. The holiday season may not be the most wonderful time of the year for college students cramming for finals and preparing to go home for winter break.
A Maryland woman is coming back from vacation with a new refrigerator | Night Cap
A Maryland resident, Rita Armstead, returned from vacation with more than just memories. During a family trip to Glendale, California, Armstead became a contestant on The Price is Right, winning a sleek new refrigerator. Tune in to hear about her exciting experience on the iconic game show.
Get Ready for a Night of Fun and Games at Play Mondays #1 Adult GameNight in Silver Spring, MD
🎉🎲 Get ready to roll the dice and unleash your competitive spirit! We're talking about the Play Mondays #1 Adult GameNight at The Society Restaurant & Lounge – Silver Spring, MD. This is not just any event, but a party and social gathering that promises to be 'way too lit'!
DMV Black Restaurant Week promotes restaurants through Sunday | NBC4 Washington
DMV Black Restaurant Week is back, promoting local black-owned restaurants from December 3rd to 10th. The initiative, founded in 2018, aims to highlight and support these businesses year-round. This year, the focus is on community support and sustainability, with a call to action for everyone to discover and support their local gems.
Join us for a Free Food Distribution Event in Laurel MD - Drive Thru Style!
Get ready, Laurel MD! The much-anticipated Food Distribution Event (Drive Thru) is just around the corner. Happening on Sat, Dec 09, from 10am to 12pm, this event promises to be a melting pot of flavors and community spirit.