22 Dec 2014

Dining:

Hot Chocolate Season on the Hill

Ask anyone who knows me and they will tell you there are few things I like about winter (is it summer yet?), but hot chocolate definitely makes the list. There’s no better way to warm up than with a steamy cup of liquid chocolate topped with gooey marshmallows, am I right?  There is no shortage […]


19 Nov 2014

Dining:

Where to Eat on the Hill this Thanksgiving

So you got out of dealing with the family crazy this Thanksgiving and you’re staying in town… congratulations! Making an entire Thanksgiving meal yourself can be daunting, so we checked out some of the places that are open on the Hill for your Thanksgiving dining pleasure. Bistro Cacao (320 Mass. Ave., NE) is open from […]


17 Nov 2014

Guides:

Get Your Thanksgiving Houseguests Out of the House, Just for a Little Bit

Our homes feel a little tight sometimes, correct? If you’re considering renting some extra chairs to host your guests for Thanksgiving, it’s likely you might also be anticipating the house feeling a little cramped. Put aside your anxiety and read on my friends. We live within walking distance of some pretty great cultural sites as […]


30 Sep 2014

Dining:

First Bite: District Doughnut

Lately our fair neighborhood (and greater city) has been a breeding ground for baked-good fads, trends, and experimentation.  Some fads have succeeded and others have paved the way for new ideas.  We’ve got pioneers and purveyors of cupcakes, pop tarts, macarons, and now gourmet doughnuts with the arrival of District Doughnut on 8th Street SE.  […]


16 Sep 2014

Get Your [Belly] Dance On!

In my perfect world, every week would end with a wedding reception, where I could practice my belly dance moves next to an open bar. If you are like me and you dream of shimmying and sliding across the stage, but haven’t found a class that easily breaks down the basics of belly dance, have I […]