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Going Out Gurus: May 10, 2009 - May 16, 2009

Free and Cheap Theater

Every year we try to help out the students who flock to D.C. to take low-paying (or no-paying) internships with ways to have fun on the cheap. This year though, considering the economy, just about everyone needs a little help....

By Stephanie Merry  |  May 15, 2009; 4:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Free and Cheap , Theater  
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Happy Hour Revisited

Thanks to everyone who came out to Caddies last night. We always enjoy meeting and talking to you guys. Hopefully you enjoyed those drink specials and all that free food. If we had to describe those sweet tea vodka concoctions...

By David Malitz  |  May 15, 2009; 2:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Misc.  
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Got Plans? Redux: Unique to D.C. Gifts

Washington D.C.: I'm visiting my boyfriend's parents next weekend and want to take a gift that is unique to D.C. Any thoughts? Don't want it to be too touristy, but something they couldn't get at home (rural Illinois). This kind...

By Julia Beizer  |  May 15, 2009; 12:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  FAQ , Misc.  
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Get Ready to Putt-Putt

Just a little tidbit in today's Got Plans? that I wanted to make sure everyone saw: H Street Country Club has set a tentative opening date. I spoke to owner Joe Englert earlier this week, and he said the much-anticipated...

By Fritz Hahn  |  May 14, 2009; 4:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs  
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Breaking News: Two Adams Morgan Bars Have Liquor Licenses Revoked, More Could Follow (Updated)

Two Adams Morgan bars had their liquor licenses revoked for low food sales at yesterday's meeting of D.C. Alcohol Control Board, and more closures could be on the horizon for establishments in the neighborhood and across the city. Bossa and...

By Fritz Hahn  |  May 14, 2009; 2:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs , Restaurants  
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Putting the Art in Party

This weekend, celebrate the dog days of impending summer at the Torpedo Factory, check out the House of Sweden's late-night scene and take advantage of a second chance to see photos of Bob Marley. Thursday There should really be one...

By Stephanie Merry  |  May 14, 2009; 12:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Museums  
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Kids' Restaurant Week Comes to D.C. in June

A few restaurants have been announced for the Cookie + Gourmet Kids' Restaurant Week, a new local promotion that will give families the opportunity to nosh on three-course meals at a discounted price.

By Julia Beizer  |  May 14, 2009; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Restaurants  
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Feast This Weekend: Food Fests Across the City

Spring rolls at the 2006 Taste of Wheaton. Who's getting hungry? (Katherine Frey - The Washington Post) That Carla Hall is one busy lady. Last weekend, the "Top Chef" contestant cooked in Adams Morgan, and this weekend's full schedule...

By Julia Beizer  |  May 14, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Restaurants  
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Celebrity Gawkers Wanted

Ben Stiller shines a spotlight in "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian," but he'll be in the spotlight at the D.C. premiere. (20th Century Fox) If the White House Correspondents Dinner didn't provide enough opportunities to stare...

By Jen Chaney  |  May 13, 2009; 4:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Events , Movies  
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Nightlife Agenda

Blazing-hot local DJ duo Nadastrom (Dave Nada, left, and Matt Nordstrom) takes over the second floor of Muse Lounge on Thursday night. (Courtesy of Nadastrom) Get free food and cheap drinks courtesy of the Going Out Gurus, dance to...

By Fritz Hahn  |  May 12, 2009; 11:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs , Events , Music  
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Domaso to Cut Hours, Domasoteca to Close

Some changes out of Rosslyn today: Domaso, the modern Italian restaurant in the Kimpton's Hotel Palomar, is cutting back its hours and tweaking its menu. Domasoteca, the wine shop within the hotel, is closing as of May 30. The restaurant...

By Julia Beizer  |  May 12, 2009; 2:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Restaurants  
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No Screen on the Green? Try These Outdoor Films Instead

Why watch a movie from "stadium seats" in a theater when you could be picnicking under the stars at Strathmore? (Comcast Outdoor Film Festival) The big news ricocheting around the D.C. blogosphere this morning is that HBO will not...

By Fritz Hahn  |  May 12, 2009; 2:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Events , Movies  
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Eatonville Set to Sail

Get ready for fish and grits, po' boys, gumbo and fried green tomatoes at a new place on 14th Street: Eatonville, the restaurant named for author Zora Neale Hurston's Florida hometown, opens its doors tomorrow night at 5 p.m. This...

By Tom Sietsema  |  May 11, 2009; 5:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Restaurants  | Tags: Tom Sietsema  
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Free and Easy Events

Every week, the Going Out Gurus suggest ways to enjoy Washington's cultural scene without spending any money. Have an idea for us? Send it to events@washingtonpost.com. Monday 'Jaromir Funke and the Amateur Avant-Garde' at the National Gallery of Art These...

By Fritz Hahn  |  May 11, 2009; 3:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Events  
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