The western arm of the Orange Line links the heart of DC to North Arlington Virginia, where it’s no longer just office buildings and government agencies, but young professionals working, living, playing and eating in hip urban villages. Arlington officials had great foresight when they turned down plans […]
Spring is almost here and the city is about to turn green—with St. Patrick’s Day revelers, of course. That means its time to come up with a St. Patrick’s Day plan. For me, this requires intensive Internet searching to see what’s going on at the many Irish pubs […]
Walking along Washington DC’s 14th Street today, with its luxury condos and trendy restaurants, there are few signs of its checkered past. Fourteenth Street was a prominent shopping district in the mid-50s, and has always served as a major transportation corridor, carrying people through the city and over […]
If we hadn’t embarked on our Redline East Crawl, we might never have ventured to Takoma Park, and we might never have tried the duck confit cubano sandwich at Republic. There would be a little sandwich-sized hole in my heart waiting to be filled. Each time we do […]
Check with restaurants before you head out to make sure that they are open during the days and times you will be visiting. Self-guided food crawls work best in small groups of up to four people, especially if you are relying on spontaneous seats at the bar. When […]
Bitches Who Brunch named Urban Butcher the “Best Brunch for the Meat Lover” for 2014. Check out their review here. The photos are guaranteed to make you hungry.
If you’ve taken a ride along the eastern segment of the Metro Red Line lately, you’ve probably noticed that the train takes you through one construction zone after another. There is an explosion of growth taking place in northeast DC with previously neglected areas being revitalized into destination […]