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Cinco de Mayo Guide

Cinco de Mayo Guide

Cinco de Mayo falls on a Saturday this year. That’s the best news I’ve heard since discovering the wonders of day drinking.  Though I usually have a “no tequila before dark” rule, margaritas are the only welcome exception. These refreshing libations are perfect for...
Cinco de Mayo Guide

Drinko de Mayo Guide I

Cinco de Mayo falls on a Saturday this year. That’s the best news I’ve heard since discovering the wonders of day drinking.  Though I usually have a “no tequila before dark” rule, margaritas are the only welcome exception. These refreshing libations are perfect for...
Memorial Day Weekend Guide

Memorial Day Weekend Guide

Others may be flocking towards the shores this weekend, but just think of what sand and surf will do to your hair (!). That only means one thing: more Memorial Day city fun for you. We love an extra day of brunch and festivities, plus the deafening sound of 900,000...
Drinko de Mayo Guide II

Drinko de Mayo Guide II

April showers bring May flowers margs..it’s finally stoop weather here in the nation’s capital and you know what that means…MARGS ON MARGS ON MARGS…with salt, without salt, frozen, Patrón on ice…you can have whatever you liiike. With that said, there is no better way...
Father’s Day Gifts That Don’t Suck

Father’s Day Gifts That Don’t Suck

With Father’s Day around the corner, the pressure of gift giving is bearing down. Dads give so much. Life, love, insurance, and as they like to remind us after a few too many holiday eggnogs, the best years of their lives to parenting. Say thanks by showing him his...
Drinko de Mayo Guide II

Show Mom You Care Even Though You Procrastinated

Mom’s picky but she’s the perfect 10. Here are 10 places to treat mom, grandma, and/or your aunt on Mother’s Day: Mari Vanna Enjoy brunch at one of DC’s finest Russian eateries. The Tolstoy-meets-teahouse restaurant will host a special brunch with a free Mimosa or...
Super Fun Happy Time DC Summer Pool Guide

Super Fun Happy Time DC Summer Pool Guide

We hope you ordered extra pairs of swim Spanx ‘cuz it’s the start of bikini season!  We’ve rounded up the best pools to catch some rays in your favorite tan-through one-piece, cool off during your Bo Derek run from Potbelly to the lounge chair, swim laps, cruise for...
Father’s Day Dining Guide

Father’s Day Dining Guide

Being a dad is hard work! Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 19, so let Dad know just how important and special he is. These restaurants are cooking up something special just for your old man. Hey, the man’s gotta eat, right? Westend Bistro by Eric Ripert is partnering...
Memorial Day Weekend Guide

DC Grill-Outs to Go to This Summer

Mmm…doesn’t the smell of charcoal and applewood smoke just make you want to hug a greased pig? When the heat leaves you so parched, so lifeless, leave the grilling to the pros.  Here’s a rotating calendar of outdoor barbecues–good all summer long.  The only movement...
Wine Granitas (Slushies)

Wine Granitas (Slushies)

A super easy, adult-erated twist on childhood snow cones is to take Francis Ford Coppola Wines in Diamond Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio or Merlot, your favorite fruit syrup, and voila! Get ready to party.  All you’re missing is the truck and an ice cream man.Francis Ford...
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