With all those Christmas gifts to buy, money's a little tight for most of us right now, so we're on the lookout for a great deal. How does beer for a buck at happy hour sound?
Earlier this week the City Paper published a lengthy look at the city's emerging hot dog trend and analyzed the options at U Street Music Hall, the Passenger, Ben's, the Vienna Inn and two new entrants in the wiener game, Chidago's and DC-3, which I reviewed for today's Weekend section.
Here's how the Post critics ranked this week's releases.
The Pug is offering a new Friday night promotion on H Street: Every week, 10 percent of sales go to a different charity. This time around, it benefits wounded warriors at Walter Reed.
Graham Caldwell's "Iridescent" is part of "The Uncanny Valley," which opens Saturday. (G Fine Art) The title of glass artist Graham Caldwell's new exhibition at G Fine Art, "The Uncanny Valley," comes from the nexus of art and science....
And just like that, holiday movie season is upon us. In today's Weekend section, we preview all ten -- that's right, 10 -- movies hitting area screens this weekend. • The heavy hitters: Colin Firth's turn as a stuttering King...
Two brand-new neighborhood spots to check out this week: on Friday, the Blue Banana Sports Bar is moving in next to the established Looking Glass Lounge in Petworth. And a block from the 9:30 Club, the American Ice Company could be the new spot to grab a drink before a concert.
Judy Hammerschmidt and Tom Williams weren't necessarily planning on closing their Bethesda restaurant, Rock Creek, but they weren't anticipating Dennis Friedman, the former chef and co-owner of Bezu in Potomac, walking through their door and making an offer on their lease, either.
During today's chat at 1 p.m. we have a nice giveaway -- tickets to Saturday's Wizards game as they take on the Miami Heat. Even the most casual of NBA fans know what went down this summer with LeBron James...
Morning, Washington. Here's what's happening Thursday.
The Benethiopian food truck, launched this fall by the Fojol Bros., will take a six-week hiatus this winter.
Mashup artist Girl Talk comes to D.C. in Febuary. (Andrew Strasser) Even if the legendary D.C. hardcore band Fugazi decided to reunite, it's unlikely they would be sharing the 9:30 Club stage with local rapper Wale for the big...
Tonight, DC9 opens its doors for the first time since Oct. 15, but don't expect to see any live music at the club for the next few months.
Boundary-pushing companies Rorschach Theatre and Cherry Red Productions are both back on area stages with shows worth seeing.
If you didn't tune in to Tom Sietsema's 11 p.m. chat this morning, you missed a really interesting discussion with one of the city's best sommeliers, Kathy Morgan of Citronelle.
In today's Food section, Kristen Hinman has written a wonderful profile of Michael Babin's new nonprofit teaching farm, the Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture. The Northern Virginia farm will provide produce for the restaurants of Babin's Neighborhood Restaurant Group, including Birch and Barley, Rustico and Tallula.
Holiday season means two things: Events celebrating Christmas with spiked eggnog and ugly sweaters, and happy hours encouraging you to give a little something to help others at this time of year. You'll find plenty of both in this week's column, along with an appearance by New Jack Swing legends Bell Biv Devoe; a parade of art cars; live music and dance lessons at a festive Brazilian holiday party; chances to try rare seasonal beers at Rustico's Festivus gatherings; and the 17th anniversary of the famed '80s Dance Party, which has now run seven years longer than the decade it celebrates.
About a month ago, news broke that Chipotle, the Denver-based kings of Mexican fast-casual fare, were working on a similarly structured Asian concept. We weren't paying it much heed until last week when Grubstreet, in an article on Beard Rising Star chef Nate Appleman's unlikely new job with Chipotle, mentioned that the new concept will debut in the District.
A national tour of "South Pacific" comes to the Kennedy Center, D.C. denizens spin true tales of horrifying houseguests and Beta Band frontman Steve Mason comes to Red Palace.
While the forthcoming ramen and dumpling restaurant Toki Underground gets its finishing touches, a couple of owners are serving up tacos.
This week, check out Christmas movies, holiday shopping and an exhibit on video art -- all for free.