04 May 2016

Dining:

Dining Out For a Cause at Lavagna

Lavagna, located at 539 8th St. SE, in the heart of Barracks Row started a great new promotion this year called the Wednesday “Charity Dine Out” program. Each month Lavagna features a different local charity, and every Wednesday of the month, 10% of all proceeds to toward that charity. So far Lavagna has worked with amazing organizations […]


27 Apr 2016

Sponsored Post:

Get happy this weekend at Volunteer Capitol Hill

  What if we told you there was an easy way to get happy? What if we told you it made other people happy too – and it was free? The key to happiness? Volunteering! Get happy this weekend at Hill Center’s annual Volunteer Capitol Hill volunteer fair. From 10 am-1 pm on Saturday, April […]


27 Apr 2016

Dining:

Dine Out to Support Children and Adults Facing HIV/AIDS and Cancer This Thursday

This Thursday, April 28th, diners across the Washington metro region will stand up against HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other life-challenging illnesses by sitting down at restaurants participating in this year’s Dining Out for Life® fundraiser. More than 65 area restaurants have pledged to contribute 25% to 110% of the day’s proceeds to benefit Food & Friends’ […]


01 Dec 2015

Guides:

#GivingTuesday: Give (Hyper)Local!

Giving Tuesday is here!!!! Why Giving Tuesday? Let’s make a list of abundance:  On Thanksgiving, I gave thanks for excellent food, a warm home and love from friends and family. On Black Friday, I gleefully disdained consumerism– who needs shopping? However, Small Business Saturday was spent patronizing my beloved corner store, for which I can never […]


02 Oct 2015

News:

Homeless Children Playground Projects Brings New Life to DC General

It can often seem that news about DC General focuses on the many problems with the site and the city’s plan to close the homeless shelter. But this won’t happen for years. Until then, it will remain home to hundreds of families. Many of those residents include children and teens who, like any child or teen, […]


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