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Washington Monument To Reopen To Visitors In August, National Park Service says

If all goes according to plan, it will have been three years since the Washington Monument closed for elevator repairs and the addition of a new security center by the time it reopens to the public. The National Park Service (NPS) announced Monday that the iconic structure at the heart of the National Mall would be publicly accessible again [...]

2019-04-19T14:45:40+00:00April 19th, 2019|

Venus Williams Will Play Tennis on the Roof of Union Market This Summer

Washington’s pro tennis team, the Kastles, will play their 2019 summer season on the rooftop of Northeast DC’s Union Market, team owner Mark Ein announced Friday. Jodie McLean, CEO of Union Market’s developer EDENS, and Ward 5 council member Kenyan McDuffie joined Ein in announcing the news. The first match, featuring Maryland native Frances Tiafoe, will be played July 15. Venus Williams and Nick [...]

2019-04-13T01:25:03+00:00April 13th, 2019|

10 Fun Food Events Around DC This Weekend

Union Market Test Kitchen returns Thursday with a cooking class from Puddin’ owner Toyin Alli and chef Jennifer Jones. Learn how to make New Orleans classics like sweet beignets and spring jambalaya. Your $60 ticket gets you into the class, where wine will also be served. Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the classic Nas album illmatic at City WineryThursday. Vine of the Rhyme and LLeft Entertainment will [...]

2019-04-13T01:22:54+00:00April 13th, 2019|

2019 Opening Dates for DC-Area Farmers Markets

When do DC-area farmers markets open in 2019? Prepare to fill your totes with cucumbers and kohlrabi, because farmers market season is here. Find opening dates and hours for the market nearest you in our guide below. Additional locations will be added as info becomes available. Send additional market information to kphilo@washingtonian.com. DC 14th & U [...]

2019-04-06T12:01:11+00:00April 6th, 2019|

Things to Do in DC This Weekend (April 4-7): A Cooking Demo From a Michelin-Starred Chef, Tai Chi in the Bonsai Museum, and the Washington Auto Show

THURSDAY, APRIL 4 BOOKS Psychotherapist Lori Gottlieb breaks down the stigma of seeing a therapist in her new book, Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, sharing her experiences as a clinician—and patient herself. Gottlieb, who also writes the “Dear Therapist” column for The Atlantic, will speak about her book and her observations on humanity at Sixth & I with NPR Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott [...]

2019-04-06T11:53:57+00:00April 6th, 2019|

Check Out All the New Food and Drink Vendors at Nationals Park This Season

Forget peanuts and Cracker Jacks. Nationals fans will singing “Buy me some bao buns and pupusas” this season as the ballpark unveils its eclectic food and beverage lineup. New concessions and partnerships with popular DC-area restaurants like Chiko, Medium Rare, Hank’s Oyster Bar, and La Casita Pupuseria bring a taste of DC’s diverse dining scene inside the stadium. “We see [...]

2019-03-22T18:21:27+00:00March 22nd, 2019|

D.C. To Close And Replace 1867 Georgetown Bridge Over The C&O Canal

On Thursday, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will hold a public meeting on the planned closure and replacement of the 31st Street Bridge, which stretches over the scenic C&O Canal in Georgetown. Having stone walls and a cast iron pier, the 1867 bridge is “structurally deficient” and limited in how much weight it can still hold, according [...]

2019-03-15T19:53:21+00:00March 15th, 2019|

7 Fun Food Events Around DC This Weekend

An International Women’s Day market will take over Fairfax’s Caboose Brewing Company a day early on Thursday from 4 to 6 PM. Over 15 women-owned small businesses will run pop-up shops out of the space in Vienna. Shoppers can sip brews while they browse wares from Skips and Flutters, Park Story, and more. Restaurants are also commemorating International Women’s [...]

2019-03-08T22:17:05+00:00March 8th, 2019|