You ended 2010 with a bang. Now you need the perfect way to start 2011: Brunch. Whether you're looking for fine dining, a hangover remedy, bloody mary specials or a place to watch bowl games, we've got ideas for you.
In today's Weekend section, we're looking ahead to a new year and how D.C. takes on new energy in fashion, nightlife, dining and the arts. Read about the trends we hope will catch on.
New Year's Eve is tomorrow. And while some of the big hotel parties and all-inclusive events have sold out, we prefer celebrations that are low-key and free or relatively inexpensive.
The Family Filmgoer looked critically at the quality of films, then assessed whether families can enjoy them together, and starting from what age. So, caveats aside, here's The List of best family films of 2010, all of which are still in theaters or available in DVD.
January promises a parade of visionaries on area stages. Inventive directors Mary Zimmerman, Aaron Posner and Rebecca Bayla Taichman put their imaginations on display, the National Theatre of Scotland gives new life to the war play genre and up-and-coming playwrights get a voice at Arena Stage.
Combat cabin fever by taking kids to Celebrate Fairfax's Frostival, which packs rides, crafts and plenty of family-friendly activities into the Dulles Expo and Conference Center.
Tonight, see a screening of a documentary on photographer Edward Steichen, hear Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth at a reunion at the Black Cat or catch the last day of the Folger's exhibition on Henry VIII.
Are we in the midst of a full blown Cajun invasion? Acadiana has been doing its thing downtown for years, and smaller spaces, like Bardia's New Orleans Cafe, have always been around, but there has been a recent streak of Cajun/Creole restaurant openings announced.
Today's Food section front was dominated by casseroles and kombucha, but inside there was the usual treasure trove of going out items.
The Smithsonian is saying happy holidays to you with the gift of extended hours.
The former Brickskeller near Dupont will reopen on Wednesday, Dec. 29, as the Bier Baron, with a revamped beer list and a modified menu.
New Year's Eve is obviously the biggest event of the week, but it's not the only thing going on -- dance your hangover away with local DJ showcases at U Street Music Hall and Science Club, reminisce over the glory days of hip-hop with Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth, cheer on the Washington Capitals at Winter Classic viewing parties, get funky with Trombone Shorty or drop into the Black Cat to watch cult movies while sipping discounted cocktails.
Our FAQ for New Year's Eve continues today with tips about going out and getting home.
To help you get ready for one of the biggest nights of the year, we're updating our New Year's Eve FAQ. Every day this week, we'll answer even more questions. Today, we'll tell you about open-bar parties, special events for beer lovers, where to see fireworks and restaurants that will be open well after the ball drops.
Slide into 2011 with futuristic funk, a commemorative wreath-laying for the only president buried in the District of Columbia and a viewing party for hockey's annual outdoor game.