Alex Baldinger

Going Out Guide blog editorWashington, D.C.

The latest from Alex

Pop culture’s most au courant lid is portrayed in artist Diane Blackwell’s “Happy.“

  • Apr 16, 2014

The April 26 festival includes a full day of live music for just $10.

  • Apr 15, 2014

This map below shows where everything is, along with some cherry blossom history.

  • Apr 10, 2014

Dave Grohl is hosting the D.C. Funk Punk Spectacular on May 5, and there’s a special guest on the bill.

  • Apr 9, 2014

After more than 9,000 votes in the championship round, we have a winner.

  • Apr 1, 2014

Cast your final vote to decide which D.C. memorial will rise above the rest.

  • Mar 31, 2014

Cast your vote to decide which of D.C.’s memorials will rise above the rest.

  • Mar 28, 2014

Burrito fans need no introduction to the condiment, which suddenly disappeared about 18 months ago.

  • Mar 27, 2014

Welcome to the Elite 8 of Monument Madness, The Washington Post’s challenge to see which of the region’s monuments stands above the rest.

  • Mar 26, 2014

It looks like a giant Snickers, but it’s more complicated than that.

  • Mar 21, 2014

The wait for a parking spot is worth it at La Fondita in Hyattsville.

  • Mar 20, 2014

Welcome to The Washington Post’s monumental bracket challenge.

  • Mar 20, 2014

The cherry trees should be at their peak toward the end of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

  • Mar 4, 2014

Get a free short stack and make a donation to charity.

  • Mar 4, 2014

Unlimited pie samples for $10.

  • Feb 19, 2014

Finalists will be announced March 19.

  • Feb 19, 2014

If you plan ahead, you’ll be able to enjoy your turn on the wait list at these restaurants.

  • Feb 13, 2014

No-reservations dining in D.C. doesn’t have to be daunting.

  • Feb 13, 2014

The impending snowfall is already having an effect on the area’s plans.

  • Feb 12, 2014

He’s performing at Nationals Park on July 25, the day before Billy Joel.

  • Feb 4, 2014
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About Alex

Alex Baldinger is editor of the Going Out Guide blog, which covers food, drink, arts, music, events and other curiosities in the D.C. area. He is forever in search of a great sandwich.