04 Feb 2014

Ice Cream Jubilee Latest to Locate in The Yards

Remember last weekend?  Here’s a quick refresher:  there were glimpses of sun and temperatures soared (soared!) into the 50’s, allowing Washingtonians to shed multiple layers of winter garb and luring runners out to clog sidewalks and trails.  That may be over now but, despite what some groundhog may predict, spring will be here before we […]


30 Jan 2014

First Bite: Nando's Peri-Peri at Capital Riverfront

Family-friendly dining options are always welcome in and around the Hill, especially ones that allow you some flexibility of choice, and are able to keep kids busy while mom and dad enjoy dinner. With so much going on in the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood these days, it’s great to know we have even more eateries to choose […]


10 Jul 2013

Last Chance for Summer (Pt. 1)

Believe it or not, we are on the back side of summer.  Just a few more weeks left to enjoy all the delightful cliches of the warmer months.  I, personally, detest summer.  I moved halfway across the country to get away from a land of perpetual heat. (Texas, my friends, does not have this “dry […]


23 Jan 2013

Half Street Market Concept Unveiled

Food halls seem to be the new trend in the District.  Eastern Market started this trend like a thousand years ago, so perhaps it’s a trend that’s rebounding (what’s old is new again?).  Union Market in Northeast recently opened its doors, offering gourmet lamb sausage, empanadas, and New York style egg creams.  The Capitol Riverfront […]


19 Sep 2012

AIA|DC Brings Architecture Week to Hill Locales

Each year the Washington DC chapter of the American Institute of Architects hosts a number of lectures, tours and other events that are open to the public and gathers them all under the umbrella of AIA|DC Architecture Week.  This year’s “week” kicks off on Wednesday, September 19 and runs through Saturday, September 29.  While some […]