12 Aug

Your Guide to DC Beer Week on Capitol Hill

Beer nerds, rejoice! You have a week’s worth of drinking ahead of you. Next week is DC Beer Week, now in its sixth year of existence. And, if you live on Capitol Hill, you have a distinct advantage. That’s because many of the events gravitate around our neighborhood bars. Whether you’re looking for an all-you-can eat […]


15 Jan

Date Night on Capitol Hill

Sure, date night and Capitol Hill are not synonymous — especially for this mom of two who hasn’t been on a date in a very, very long time — but that isn’t stopping Destination DC and Living Social from offering a variety of date night discounts, deals and ideas, some of which are specific to Capitol […]


14 Jan

First Bite: Ris Arrives at Union Market

Mention the name Ris Lacoste, and you’re likely to find more than just a few fans of her cooking. Lacoste’s Foggy Bottom restaurant, Ris, is best known for soups, stews, and entrees, like duck confit and Icelandic cod. It’s cooking that skips the fuss and goes straight for the flavor. But, what if you could […]


29 Oct

First Bite Buzz

It’s the week for sweets, as we trick-or-treat our way through Capitol Hill.  What’s sweeter than new sweets being offered on the Hill?  Read on. If you are looking to up your Halloween pre-game, head to Union Market on Thursday to trick-or-treat.  From 4 – 7 p.m. there will be candy offerings for those in […]


13 Sep

Fall Festival Round-Up

September brings lots of annual milestones – the first day of autumn, kids going back to school, Congress grumbling back to work, and the beginning of the street festival season in Washington DC.  You can easily fill up your weekends over the next couple of months attending these free and fun events.  In the process […]