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Going Out Guide: September, 2012

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Birch & Barley team bringing fried chicken, doughnuts and beer under one roof

Michael Babin’s Neighborhood Restaurant Group is planning to bring deep-fried goodness to Dupont Circle in November.

By Justin Rude  |  02:17 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Restaurants

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Enjoy the best java huts in D.C. and free coffee at McDonald’s for National Coffee Day

Set up at one of the places on our list of the D.C. area’s best coffee shops.

By Brandon Weigel  |  01:49 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Misc.

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Are the Nationals about to let Teddy win?

The Nationals beloved racing president is stepping up public appearances before next week’s season finale.

By Fritz Hahn  |  11:16 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Misc.

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 09/28/2012

‘Marvel’s the Avengers’ and other new DVDs

Check out this week’s new releases and see what Washington is watching.

By Stephanie Merry  |  09:36 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/28/2012

‘Looper’ and more new movies

The Post movie critics had largely positive things to say about this week’s nine new movies.

By Jess Righthand  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Art in focus: Kevin Kepple takes a bare-bones approach to painting that’s surprisingly muscular

A new direction for a master of the glue medium.

By Michael O'Sullivan  |  06:25 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Museums

Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Gotye, Opera in the Outfield, DC Green Festival and the 18 best things to do in D.C. this weekend

By Brandon Weigel  |  05:09 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Give your favorite park a pat on the back for National Public Lands Day

Volunteers for park cleanup projects on Saturday can receive free admission for the coming year.

By Amy Orndorff  |  04:48 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Nats to sell $30 standing room only tickets for wild card and NLDS playoff games at Nationals Park

If you’re holding one of the limited number of cheap tickets for the NLDS, here’s where to stand.

By Alex Baldinger  |  03:52 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Fall planning calendar: 24 of the D.C. area’s best events in October, November and December

Check out our list of 24 can’t-miss happenings coming to the D.C. area in October, November and December.

By Jess Righthand  |  02:33 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 09/27/2012

It’s not too early to submit your 2012 holiday happenings

Hosting an event this holiday season you would like to have listed in print and online? Let us know now!

By Amy Orndorff  |  11:52 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Maybach Music Group, Pink: Hot Tickets

Rick Ross brings Wale and Meek Mill to the Patriot Center

By Brandon Weigel  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Take a ‘cortisone’ shot for the Nationals

D.C.’s top Nationals bar unveils a shot in honor of the steroid that has helped keep the Nats stars on the field.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:57 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 09/26/2012

The Princess Bride is 25

‘The Princess Bride’ is — gasp — 25 years old. What do you remember about it? Give it to us.

By Amy Joyce  |  01:54 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 09/26/2012

The Board Room rolls the dice on a board game-themed bar

After delays, the Dupont Circle bar, which offers board games as well as beers, is open for business.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:49 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 09/26/2012

How will you break the Yom Kippur fast?

Beyond the occasional stomach rumble, I’m already thinking about what insanely decadent food item I’m going to use to break the 25-hour fast, which ends at about 7:25 p.m.

By Alex Baldinger  |  12:29 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Restaurants

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 09/26/2012

J.K. Rowling moves on, but Potter fever continues

In honor of the novelist’s new book “The Casual Vacancy,” we take a look at old review of Harry Potter films.

By Stephanie Merry  |  11:54 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Boundary Stone marks its first birthday with deals on local beer and whiskey

The neighborhood pub celebrates one year in business with specials that run from noon until last call.

By Fritz Hahn  |  11:32 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Opera in the Outfield at Nats Park: What to know before’s Saturday’s ‘Don Giovanni’ show

Where to park, eat and party before the free simulcast of ‘Don Giovanni’

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  11:19 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Events, Music, Music, Theater

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Food in focus: A look inside Eamonn’s, Southern Hospitality and Bean & Bite

Photos of Tom Sietsema’s visit to the new location of Eamonn’s , Cathal Armstrong’s ode to the Irish chip shop with Todd Thrasher’s cocktail bar located inside it.

By Justin Rude  |  03:40 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Restaurants

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Say yes to the dress, and help women battling breast cancer

Brides Against Breast Cancer prices donated wedding gowns at a steal

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  02:54 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Events

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 09/25/2012

David Chang on MSG, umami and breast milk at the MAD Symposium in Copenhagen

The Virginia-born Momofuku chef addresses the MAD Symposium crowd in Denmark.

By Justin Rude  |  02:11 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Win tickets to see Frankie Rose at the Rock & Roll Hotel

One drawing winner will receive a pair of tickets to the singer’s Wednesday performance.

By Brandon Weigel  |  01:45 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 09/25/2012

“Whorehouse” cheap at Signature Theatre through Oct. 7

Discount tickets for Signature Theatre’s “Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” are on sale for $38.

By Amy Joyce  |  11:52 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Beach party, Gaia and Smoke and Barrel’s birthday bash: This week’s Nightlife Agenda

This week’s Nightlife Agenda features DJs, burlesque dancers and 17th-century card games.

By Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Oktoberfest is underway: Here’s where to party

Live polka music, pig roasts and beer tastings are all in our guide to our favorite German holiday.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:53 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Restaurants

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 09/24/2012

‘End of Watch,’ ‘House at the End of the Street’ tie for No. 1 at weekend box office

It was a lackluster weekend for earnings at the box office as three newly released films battled for the top spot at the box office.

By Jess Righthand  |  10:45 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Portrait exhibit, Oktoberfest celebration: Free and Easy

The best free events this week.

By Brandon Weigel  |  10:10 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Free and Cheap

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Wait, what? Do Bayou Bakery and Zaytinya really have two of the best sandwiches in the country?

Last week, Food and Wine Magazine published a gallery of the twenty best sandwiches in the country. When I finally got around to looking at it yesterday, I was surprised to find two local establishments represented.

By Justin Rude  |  01:14 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Restaurants

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 09/21/2012

201 Bar opens tonight with free food and drinks

Get a free taste of the former Lounge 201’s new menu.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:45 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Hudson to be replaced by Greenhouse Bistro

By Tom Sietsema  |  12:37 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Madonna, D.C. VegFest and the 18 other best things to do in D.C. this weekend

By Brandon Weigel  |  11:43 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 09/21/2012

‘The Cabin in the Woods’ and other new DVDs

Check out this week’s new releases and see what Washington is watching.

By Stephanie Merry  |  10:45 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Tailgate season kicks off Sunday at FedEx Field

Sunday’s Redskins home opener at FedEx Field marks the first time the burgundy-and-gold legions will congregate for pre-game merriment.

By Alex Baldinger  |  08:00 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/21/2012

‘The Master,’ ‘Trouble With the Curve’ and more new movies

The Post critics weigh in on this week’s new movies.

By Jess Righthand  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Art in focus: ‘Toil’ is repetitive but not robotic

Jill Townsley gives new meaning to the term ‘art work’ at Project 4

By Michael O'Sullivan  |  03:15 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Museums

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 09/20/2012

Win tickets to ‘Fly’ in today’s Got Plans? chat

Tell us how you’d like to say goodbye to summer and you could win tickets to see ‘Fly’ at Ford’s Theatre.

By Fritz Hahn  |  11:53 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Misc.

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 09/20/2012

D.C. VegFest sprouts up in Yards Park on Saturday

The growing nutrition and food fest moves to the Yards Park

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  11:11 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Restaurants

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 09/20/2012

Ask Tom Sietsema: D.C.’s best paella

Post food critic Tom Sietsema held down his weekly chat yesterday. Among the topics he tackled: who is currently serving the best paella in the city.

By Justin Rude  |  10:47 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Restaurants

Posted at 07:47 PM ET, 09/19/2012

The Killers, Nas and Lauryn Hill: Hot Tickets

One of America’s biggest rock bands hits the road behind its new album, “Battle Born.”

By Brandon Weigel  |  07:47 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Who’s down for happy hour at Whole Foods?

Clarendon has no shortage of happy hours, but a grocery store may offer one of the best.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:39 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 09/19/2012

Pleasant Pops opens in Adams Morgan

What started as a food truck selling popsicles has transformed into a brick-and-mortar store and cafe.

By Stephanie Merry  |  11:47 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Restaurants

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Talk Like a Pirate Day: ‘Yo, ho, ho’ and that doughnut could be yours

Krispy Kreme offers free doughnuts to would-be pirates

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  01:45 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Help the Quarry House Tavern get rid of its beer

Quarry House Tavern has too much beer in stock, so they’re selling it cheap.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:47 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly to stage “The Rumble 2012” debate at Lisner Auditorium on Oct. 6

The news is only a few hours old, but by now, you’ve probably heard about the planned debate between Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly at Lisner Auditorium.

By Alex Baldinger  |  10:40 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Turkish coffee, on the house today in D.C.

A mobile coffee station might be headed your way.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  08:00 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Misc., Restaurants

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Madonnarama, Bliss and free Czech beer: The Nightlife Agenda

This week’s guide to D.C. nightlife includes an all-Madonna party, the Bliss Dance Party’s 12th anniversary and an embassy-sponsored night of Czech cinema and Czech beer.

By Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Kangaroo Boxing Club’s brisket burger and other reasons to celebrate National Cheeseburger Day

National Cheeseburger Day? I’ll get up for that. And I will. Tomorrow.

By Justin Rude  |  03:33 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 09/17/2012

DC Fashion Week: Send us your Instagram shots

See a look you like? Share your Instagram photos of DC Fashion Week with the Going Out Gurus.

By Jess Righthand  |  03:05 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 09/17/2012

New panda’s public debut

Zoo estimates three months before public debut.

By Amy Orndorff  |  12:06 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 09/17/2012

‘Resident Evil: Retribution’ wins weekend box office

Mila Jovovich and the sequel “Resident Evil: Retribution” earned $21.1 million over the weekend, earning the No. 1 spot at the box office.

By Jess Righthand  |  11:34 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Best restaurants for business travelers

Tom Sietsema offers suggestions for places for power breakfasts, celebrating closing a deal, having a quiet meeting and more.

By Sarah Halzack  |  09:33 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Restaurants

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 09/17/2012

National Book Festival, Hyattsville art festival: Free & Easy

By Brandon Weigel  |  09:19 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Free and Cheap

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Going to see Bruce Springsteen at Nationals Park? Here are some tips

By David Malitz  |  02:16 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Win 50 free meals at your favorite food trucks

By Amy Joyce  |  12:45 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 09/14/2012

H Street: Before this weekend’s festival, a look back in photos

Ahead of Saturday’s festivities along H Street Northeast, the Going Out Gurus searched the archives for photos of a neighborhood in transition.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  12:02 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Misc., Misc.

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 09/14/2012

DC Fashion Week kicks off

On the heels of New York Fashion Week, Washington shows its style at a week of fashion events beginning Saturday at the H Street Festival.

By Jess Righthand  |  11:49 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 09/14/2012

‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ and other new DVDs

Check out this week’s new releases and see what Washington is watching.

By Stephanie Merry  |  10:39 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/14/2012

‘Arbitrage’ and more new movies

The Post critics weigh in on this week’s new movie releases.

By Jess Righthand  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 09/13/2012

The Boss, H Street Festival, D.C. Fashion Week and 13 other things to do in D.C. this weekend

By Brandon Weigel  |  01:10 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Ask Tom Sietsema: Insects, restaurants and you

A question on proper form when dining with invertebrates came up in yesterday’s Ask Tom chat.

By Justin Rude  |  12:49 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Make a date at one of these hot new restaurants

PHOTOS | Going Out Gurus looks at some of the year’s biggest local restaurant openings.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  11:28 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Restaurants, Restaurants

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 09/13/2012

The anatomy of a Bruce Springsteen setlist

Bruce Springsteen treats his audiences to a different experience just about every night, a rarity in this age of arena shows focused on entertainment value moreso than musical content.

By David Malitz  |  11:21 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Bob Dylan, Green Day, Rihanna: Hot Tickets

Three of the biggest names in music are coming to town.

By Brandon Weigel  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Take your pick: Five apple orchards with pick-your-own Cortlands, Fujis and Staymans to spare

At most local orchards, late summer apples are plentiful while other varieties are still ripening.

By Alex Baldinger  |  11:39 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Misc.

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 09/11/2012

H Street Festival preview: What you should see and do

What you should check out at Saturday’s event.

By Going Out Guide Staff  |  03:05 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 09/11/2012

The next role for Jose Andres: culinary advisor for “Hannibal,” a future NBC series

The celebrity chef-about-town was chosen to help illustrate the culinary sophisticate side of the fictional cannabilistic psychiatrist’s personality for a forthcoming TV show.

By Tom Sietsema  |  11:55 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Restaurants

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Thievery Corporation, whiskey and a spelling bee: This week's Nightlife Agenda

This week’s top nightlife picks include an outdoor concert by Thievery Corporation, the launch of a locally owned whiskey and an adults-only spelling bee for charity.

By Fritz Hahn, David Malitz and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 09/10/2012

September art preview

The Going Out Guide looks at September’s art offerings.

By Michael O'Sullivan  |  03:50 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Museums

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 09/10/2012

More free performances at Shakespeare Theatre

Happenings at the Harman, the free lunch hour performance series, now includes monthly nighttime performances.

By Stephanie Merry  |  03:20 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Theater

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Small Press Expo, H Street Festival — best events in D.C. this week

Plus: Bon Iver plays at Merriweather Post Pavilion.

By David Malitz  |  01:56 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Food in focus: inside Bistro Vivant and Sakuramen

Bistro Vivant, a young French restaurant in McLean, and the Sakuramen noodle bar in Adams Morgan are the focus of this menu of food photography extras from last week’s reviews.

By Justin Rude  |  01:03 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 09/10/2012

A taco a day: A guide to taco happy hours

It’s possible to visit a different taco happy hour every night of the week. Here’s how.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:08 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 09/10/2012

‘The Possession’ wins lowest box office of the year

“The Possession” remains at the top of the box office for the lowest-grossing weekend for movies in nearly a decade.

By Jess Righthand  |  10:26 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:37 AM ET, 09/10/2012

KORUS festival, Lunchtime documentaries: Free & Easy

Our picks for the best free events this week.

By Brandon Weigel  |  07:37 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Free and Cheap

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Angelika Film Center and Cafe bringing indie and foreign films to Fairfax on Sept. 21

The eight-screen Angelika Film Center and Cafe opens Sept. 21 in the new Mosaic retail, restaurant and residential development.

By Michael O'Sullivan  |  06:03 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Bars and Clubs, Restaurants

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Trademark bringing classic American comforts and inventive cocktails to Alexandria

The restaurant will feature a menu of classic American comforts and inventive cocktails in the Carlyle Community complex south of Old Town.

By Justin Rude  |  04:08 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Restaurants

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Free food and drink at the grand opening of Cleveland Park’s Uptown Tap House Sept. 13-15

Coming to Cleveland Park: A new “upscale gastro pub” from the owners of McFadden’s and Sign of the Whale.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:25 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Recapping Fashion’s Night Out in photos

Hundreds of dapper gentlemen and stylish ladies in five-inch heels hit Georgetown and Alexandria last night for D.C.’s third Fashion’s Night Out.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  12:28 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Misc.

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Art in focus: ‘Shadow Sites’ examines the disappearance of the body from depictions of the Middle Eastern landscape

An exhibition of aerial images of Jordan examines the theme of the body’s absence from the Middle Eastern landscape.

By Michael O'Sullivan  |  11:41 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Museums

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 09/07/2012

‘The Five-Year Engagement’ and other new DVDs

Check out this week’s new releases and see what Washington is watching.

By Stephanie Merry  |  10:29 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Where are the D.C. area’s most dedicated Redskins bars?

It’s easy to find the Redskins on TV during football season; what’s hard is finding a place that caters to the Redskins and only the Redskins.

By Alex Baldinger  |  10:10 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/07/2012

‘The Words’ and more new movies

The Post critics’ takes on this weeks new releases.

By Jess Righthand  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Capitale is K Street’s new lounge

The replacement for kstreet Lounge is a louche nightclub with no weekend dress code or cover charge.

By Fritz Hahn  |  04:13 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Weekend picks: Adams Morgan Day, Md. Seafood Festival and Stephen Strasburg’s final home start

Plans for the weekend? Check out our picks for can’t-miss happenings in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

By Brandon Weigel  |  02:00 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Tacopocalypse hits the District

Four taquerias have opened in D.C. since April, and more arrive this fall. Try these spots for authentic flavors.

By Lavanya Ramanathan and Justin Rude  |  11:50 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Restaurants

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Earl’s Sandwich opens new location in Ballston tomorrow

Courthouse sandwich favorite Earl’s will open it’s second location at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the recently closed BRGR Shack space.

By Justin Rude  |  11:50 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Restaurants

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Passion Pit, Wiz Khalifa: Hot Tickets

The breakthrough electropop band tours behind new album “Gossamer.”

By Brandon Weigel  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Fashion’s Night Out hits Georgetown, Alexandria Thursday night

This year’s fashion event expands into Alexandria, with shopping, fashion shows, block parties and more.

By Jess Righthand  |  01:30 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Where to watch the Democratic National Convention on the opening night of the 2012 NFL season

Capitol Hill bars will be splitting their screens between football and the Democration convention on Wednesday, and hosting viewing parties for the president’s speech on Thursday.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:49 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 09/05/2012

DC Shorts Film Festival kicks off Thursday with 140 films from 27 countries

Thursday marks the start of the 10-day showcase of micro-movies.

By Stephanie Merry  |  12:10 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 09/04/2012

If autumn had a homepage, it would be the Fall Guide

Fall offers pleasures unattainable during the summer swelter, and we’re here to catalogue them in the Fall Guide.

By Alex Baldinger  |  04:31 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Food in focus: The Brixton, Cusbah and Medi Mediterranean

Peek inside recently reviewed restaurants.

By Stephanie Merry  |  03:45 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Restaurants

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 09/04/2012

The White House releases recipes for Honey Porter and Honey Ale

Find out how to brew your own batch of White House Honey Porter.

By Brandon Weigel  |  01:30 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Misc.

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 09/04/2012

‘The Possession’ tops Labor Day weekend box office

The new Jewish adaptation of “The Exorcist” is the weekend’s top grossing film.

By Jess Righthand  |  12:30 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Michael Clarke Duncan’s best-known movies

Read what the Post critics had to say about some of the actor’s biggest movies.

By Jess Righthand  |  11:35 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 07:17 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Adams Morgan Day Festival, Twilight sculpture tour: Free & Easy

Our picks for the best free events during the holiday-shortened week include Adams Morgan’s annual street festival and a twilight tour of “Sculpting Outside the Lines.”

By Brandon Weigel  |  07:17 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Free and Cheap

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/04/2012

This week’s Nightlife Agenda: Nerd Nite, Jesus & Mary Chain and Dennis Ferrer

The Going Out Gurus highlight the week’s best DJs, bands, dance nights and parties.

By Fritz Hahn, Rhome Anderson and David Malitz  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Best beaches near Washington for Labor Day weekend

By Amy Joyce  |  01:25 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Our favorite sources for Labor Day grillables

The year’s final big grilling weekend is upon us. Haven’t bought your grillables yet? Never fear, here are a few of our favorite markets, chef-driven markets and butcher shops at which to stock up for your Labor Day feast.

By Justin Rude  |  12:52 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Clint Eastwood movies in which he does not talk to an empty chair

The Post’s reviews of Clint Eastwood movies.

By Jess Righthand  |  11:22 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Who tosses the D.C. area’s best buffalo wings?

We want your help putting together a long-overdue guide to the best wings in town.

By Alex Baldinger  |  10:54 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Restaurants

 

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