20 Nov

Dining:

Virginia Wine Pairings for Thanksgiving

There are many nearby Virginia wineries producing top-notch and critically-acclaimed wines. This year, why not try a wine from this list to pair with your Thanksgiving meal and drink local? There’s no one right wine to pair with Thanksgiving, but some choices are better than others! Whether you prefer red, white or rosé, you’ll want […]


20 Nov

Events:

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Fantastic Voyage Edition

Thursday, November 20 Wild Hand Workshop – 7 p.m. Join Wild Hand Workspace for a screening of Erica R. Harding’s film On Our Land: Being Garifuna in Honduras. The film explores the history, culture, and social issues in Honduras since the early 1800s. For details about the film and screening, click here. Wild Hand Workspace […]


20 Nov

Events:

Julius Caesar at the Folger, a Bloody Good Show

Just down the street things are getting pretty messy. The attacks between the parties have been especially lethal since the mid-term Congressional elections. The Folger Shakespeare Library too is off to a violent start in Julius Caesar, the first show of its 2014-2015 season. Shakespeare’s historical look at the Roman Empire gets very bloody very fast and […]


20 Nov

To Do:

To Do List for the Weekend of November 20-23

Happy National Absurdity Day. While it seems we celebrate that nearly every day here is the Nation’s Capitol today is the day to pay homage to the notion. The Hill Center honors the absurd tonight with an homage to Ed Wood, who has the dual distinction of being known as Hollywood’s worst director as well […]


19 Nov

Pets:

Dog Wash Fundraiser This Weekend at Howl to the Chief

When the cold weather sets in, your outdoor hose becomes less ideal for washing the dog after he’s been rolling in the grass at the park. If you’re like me, and you hate trying to wrestle him into your bathtub (and hate cleaning up the bathroom after even more), so paying $15 to wash him in one […]