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Going Out Gurus: October 29, 2006 - November 4, 2006

Apples and Wine: Making Amends

In yesterday's Got Plans?, I steered someone astray. The person was looking for a way to combine apple picking with wine tasting and I pointed to Tarara Winery -- a vineyard with its own orchard. Then this came in: "RE:...

By Julia Beizer  |  November 3, 2006; 1:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Misc.  
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Restaurant Roundup

Several long-awaited establishments are opening their doors in the coming days. As if the city wasn't already jazzed about Tuesday's election madness, Washingtonians can go wild over Grilled Cheese (yes, that Grilled Cheese), donuts, Afro-Euro-American bliss and so much more....

By Erin  |  November 2, 2006; 4:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Restaurants  
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The Biggest Night of the Year

In other cities, people gather in bars to watch major sporting events, like the World Series or the Super Bowl. In Washington, people write in to the Going Out Gurus to ask where they should go to watch election results...

By Fritz Hahn  |  November 2, 2006; 2:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs  
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Nightlife Agenda Pick of the Week

Nearly six months after its launch party, Gypsy Eyes Records finally has GYP-001 ready to go. Shortstack's "The History of Cut Nails in America" proves to be worth the wait, as the local quartet hones its twangy, throwback country sound...

By Fritz Hahn  |  November 2, 2006; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs , Music  
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Sight: City Hall

At last night's opening of the new City Hall Art Collection, Council Chair Linda Cropp talked about renovations to the District government's headquarters in the last decade. "You know when you move everything into a new house and you look...

By Julia Beizer  |  November 1, 2006; 12:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Museums  
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Will You See His Movie-Film?

He held a press conference last month in D.C. He made a special appearance last weekend on "Saturday Night Live." And this weekend, the politically incorrect man from Kazakhstan is coming to theaters ... though perhaps not as many theaters...

By Jen Chaney  |  November 1, 2006; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Movies  
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What's New on the Circa

"We really want to make ourselves part of the community." Those are the high aspirations Matthew Carlin has for Circa at Dupont, the new restaurant moving into the WrapWorks space as early as next March. Carlin is the chief financial...

By Julia Beizer  |  October 30, 2006; 6:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Restaurants  
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Secret Information

Here's a Halloween surprise for you: Beck is playing the Black Cat tonight. After Benjy Ferree, the Archie Bronson Outfit and Apples in Stereo finish on the mainstage, Beck, who's pushing a new album called "The Information," is taking over...

By Fritz Hahn  |  October 30, 2006; 3:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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