Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

Going Out Gurus: July 18, 2010 - July 24, 2010

Something for the Weekend: Frozen drinks and an IPA festival

It's hot as blazes outside, which means only one thing: I'm looking for a cold drink as soon as I leave the comfort of air conditioning. If you're in the same boat this weekend, try some new frozen cocktails at Estadio or head to Pizzeria Paradiso for a refreshing India Pale Ale during the bar's first-ever JulyPA festival.

By Fritz Hahn  |  July 23, 2010; 12:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs , Restaurants  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Set sail with your hearties

Friday's 3-hour weekend has all the details on something that's probably been on your to-do list for a while -- partying with some grog-loving pirates. Baltimore's BYO cruise around the Inner Harbor on the good ship Fearless has answered your...

By Stephanie Merry  |  July 22, 2010; 11:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Misc.  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Fringe Festival: Cast your vote, part II

Some of the shows we've seen (clockwise from top left): "Handbook for Hosts," "Super Claudio Brothers," "Romeo and Juliet -- Choose Your Own Ending" and "Finn McCool." (Courtesy Capital Fringe Festival) Another week, another Fringe Festival poll. We want...

By Stephanie Merry  |  July 22, 2010; 4:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Theater  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Hot tickets: Drake, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Dirty Projectors

Drake comes to DAR Constitution Hall on Oct. 2 (Anthony Mandler) Music critic Chris Richards already wrote about how awesome this year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest lineup is, so we'll just say that we totally agree and point you in...

By Alex Baldinger  |  July 21, 2010; 7:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Tags: concert tickets dc, dirty projectors dc, drake dc, slayer dc, virgin mobile free fest, virgin mobile freefest  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

2010 Summer Restaurant Week dates and locations announced

Yesterday, the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington and Destination DC revealed the dates and participating restaurants for summer Restaurant Week. From August 16th to the 22nd enjoy fixed price lunches and dinners at almost 200 local eateries. It feels like...

By Justin Rude  |  July 21, 2010; 10:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  2010 Summer Restaurant Week , Restaurants  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Sunset Serenades start Thursday

As the summer months unfold, free outdoor concerts pop up all over town, but Sunset Serenades have something no other series does: The entertainment takes place a stone's throw from Sumatran tigers. The National Zoo's annual evening concert series kicks...

By Stephanie Merry  |  July 20, 2010; 11:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Events , Free and Cheap , Music  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Nightlife Agenda

Are you ready for winter? The Rock and Roll Hotel is hosting a New Year's Eve party (complete with DJs, free food and an open bar) and the Rams Head Tavern is gearing up to serve egg nog and dark seasonal beers at Christmas in July. Other highlights of this week in nightlife: U Street Music Hall plays host to a can't-miss night of local music, "Caddyshack" screens at a special themed pool party, the Hip-Hop Happy Hour returns to Lounge of Three, Title Tracks performs at a special matinee at the Quarry House Tavern and Brasserie Beck marks Belgium's independence day with all-you-can-drink Belgian beer.

By Fritz Hahn  |  July 20, 2010; 5:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs , Events , Music  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Here comes the rain

You what they say: When it rains, it pours. This week, showers like last night's mini-monsoon threaten to dampen outdoor movies, outdoor concerts, and even outdoor hangout sessions like Jazz in the Garden and Hirshhorn After Hours. Got a Plan B yet?

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  July 19, 2010; 3:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Events  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Speed dating with artists tonight

You don't have to be single to enjoy this unusual brand of speed dating. The Arlington Arts Center and the Pink Line Project are hosting a happy-hour event that allows collectors, aspiring patrons and run-of-the-mill art fans to interview 20...

By Stephanie Merry  |  July 18, 2010; 11:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Events , Free and Cheap  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Free and easy events

This week's free events include free improv lessons, Sandra Bullock's Oscar-winning performance and a concert with Kyp Malone of TV on the Radio. Monday Fringe Training Factory The Capital Fringe Festival is about more than being a spectator. Join in...

By Stephanie Merry  |  July 18, 2010; 10:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Events , Free and Cheap  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company