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Little Red Fox Turns 5 With Funfetti Chess Pie

Welcome to Eater DC’s events roundup, a weekly curated listing of dining and drinking festivals, classes, dinners, and more. Updated regularly, this is a one-stop-shop for all the happenings in the D.C. area that are worth the calories and expense. Every week, Eater DC editors sift through tips, emails, and listings to choose the most [...]

2018-11-30T20:28:08+00:00November 30th, 2018|

PHOTOS: The 2018 White House Christmas Decorations

Feast your eyes on this year's White House Christmas decorations while enjoying these many photos from the Washingtonian. On display are many rooms in the White House and the Trumps’ official 2018 holiday card. “American Treasures” is the theme to this year’s White House Christmas decorations, with scenes from the National Mall to the New York [...]

2018-11-30T20:22:35+00:00November 30th, 2018|

Where to Spend Small Business Saturday Around DC

Confession time: Do you support your neighborhood small businesses? This year you'll find tons of discounts and everything from an elf gang to a holiday bazaar. If not, this Saturday, November 24, or Small Business Saturday might be a great time to start. Local independent retailers will be slashing prices, giving away freebies, and handing out gifts for [...]

2018-11-21T21:07:17+00:00November 21st, 2018|

D.C. Council gives final approval to Airbnb regulations

D.C. residents who use Airbnb or similar booking services to rent out their homes will likely have to abide by new regulations starting next October, when they are set to go into effect. The policies represent the first time the city has charted comprehensive laws for short-term rental units—an effort that has sparked a fierce debate spanning [...]

2018-11-21T21:07:54+00:00November 21st, 2018|

The 25 best things to do in Washington, D.C., with kids

If you’re looking for the top places in Washington, D.C., for families, we’ve got you covered with this handy map. From vintage carousels to artsy hot spots, D.C. offers something for everyone. With a plethora of attractions, easy-to-use transportation, and some of our country’s top museums, Washington, D.C., should be on every family’s must-travel list. But [...]

2018-11-21T20:58:37+00:00November 21st, 2018|

Our Picks for Takeout Thanksgiving Dinner Around DC

There's still time to leave the cooking to the pros. Feel like out-sourcing the job? Here’s who we would turn to for takeout versions of breads, sides, whole turkeys, and desserts.  As thrilling as it can be to spend hours, if not days, plotting out and preparing Thanksgiving dinner, it takes a lot of time and [...]

2018-11-16T15:44:52+00:00November 16th, 2018|

Amazon’s two HQ2 picks are suddenly white-hot real estate markets

Amazon's two selections show that big tech companies do not seem to view housing costs as a barrier for hiring workers. By choosing the New York and Washington areas, Amazon has inadvertently thrown a spotlight on the gulf between a small group of thriving but high-cost U.S. cities and the rest of the country. Amazon executives [...]

2018-11-16T15:37:07+00:00November 16th, 2018|

Where to Eat on Thanksgiving Day in D.C.

For people who want to let local chefs do the heavy lifting, here’s a look at restaurants in the D.C. area that will welcome diners for a holiday meal on Thursday, November 22. As the old saw goes, all the effort that goes into cooking and cleaning on Thanksgiving cuts down on time that could be [...]

2018-11-08T23:16:13+00:00November 8th, 2018|

Hello, Amazon? The 1,200 Residential Units Coming to Crystal City

These 6 developments, in various stages of planning and completion, could soon provide up to 1,200 residential units in proximity to Crystal City. In anticipation of talks moving beyond Amazon's decision to choose a second headquarters here locally, many of these residences could become welcome new accommodations for many moving to the area.  News came [...]

2018-11-08T23:08:45+00:00November 8th, 2018|