DC Life

A “Ghost Food Hall” Is Opening In DC

Like many restaurateurs, Aaron Gordon* spent March nights waking up in a 2 AM panic.  The owner of DC pizza bar Red Light and neighborhood hangout Little Beast says his mind bounced around—from vaccine timetables to years-long closures, from missed mortgage and rent payments to the potential of a looming recession or depression. In other words, he worried the [...]

2020-07-09T20:36:33+00:00July 9th, 2020|

10 Things to Do This Weekend in DC

FRIDAY, JULY 10 SCIENCE NERDS: Unleash your inner science nerd and join Story Collider, a group of scientist storytellers, who will be sharing their stories on the theme of “home.” Audience members will be encouraged to share their own ten-word stories as well. This week, a biochemist and two neurobiologists will be entertaining you. Hop online and [...]

2020-07-10T18:53:25+00:00July 9th, 2020|

18th Street in Adams Morgan Will Transform Into a Pedestrian Zone

One of DC’s historic roadways will transform into a temporary pedestrian and bicycle zone this weekend. The stretch of 18th Street, Northwest in Adams Morgan between Columbia Road and Kalorama Road will be closed for vehicle traffic Friday through Sunday. That will allow restaurants, bars, and shops to expand for outdoor service. The pedestrian zone [...]

2020-06-24T16:58:20+00:00June 24th, 2020|

17 Last Minute Father’s Day Ideas 

Go big for breakfast:  *If you’ve procrastinated making any dining plans—even until Sunday morning—order a round of massive breakfast sandwiches and Bloodies from Shaw sandwich pop-up Butter Me Up (651 Florida Ave., NW). They deliver. *St. Anselm’s buttermilk biscuits are some of the best in the city—and they are at peak amazingness when they come right out [...]

2020-06-19T12:13:10+00:00June 19th, 2020|

Ways to Support Racial Justice in Washington

Calls for racial justice have spurred Washingtonians to march through the streets of DC, to support black-owned restaurants, and to read and learn. Others have opened up their wallets, offering assistance to protestors as well as donations to nonprofits funding the movement. Looking for ways to help further? Washington is fortunate to have many local nonprofits which try to address racial [...]

2020-06-11T20:13:38+00:00June 11th, 2020|

5 New Brunches to Check Out Around DC This Weekend

Phase one is here, which means sparkling cocktails on the patio aren’t just a daydream anymore. Here, four newly relaunched spots, plus one that’s brand new. Millie’s 4866 Massachusetts Ave., NW Get ready for the frose crowd to descend on this Spring Valley patio, which reopens for 11 AM brunch this weekend. Pro tip: the [...]

2020-06-05T02:20:02+00:00June 5th, 2020|

25 Ideas for Sprucing Up your Home’s Outdoor Spaces

With summer upon us and vacations on hold, we’ve been thinking a lot about how to spruce up our at-home outdoor spaces. And it seems we’re not alone—if you’re anything like us, you’ve probably noticed that patio decor is quickly selling out online. But we’ve rounded up dozens of options here—suitable for tiny apartment balconies, [...]

2020-05-28T22:28:16+00:00May 28th, 2020|

A Local Flower Drive is Raising Funds for Covid-19 Relief

This month, weddings-and-events florist Sophie Felts Floral Design launched a flower drive to benefit Greater Washington Community Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund. Over the next several weeks, they’ll be designing and assembling arrangements for pickup on June 11 at their Gaithersburg studio. Each arrangement will cost $35, and because a private donation is covering the costs of the [...]

2020-05-22T16:11:45+00:00May 22nd, 2020|