EU Embassy Run Record $4K Raised

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Washington, D.C. – The 8th annual EU Embassy Run kicked off without a hitch last Saturday. Earlier on, the cold front threatened to dump rain all across DC that morning, but thankfully the weather cleared up just in time for our 9am run. Over 75 runners and volunteers participated in the run that covered 10-13 miles, visiting over a dozen …

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Two Video Pirates Charged with Illegally Recording Fate of the Furious

In News, Police by RUNINdc

LINTHICUM, Md. —  Two men were caught in the Hoyt’s Movie Theater in Linthicum, MD yesterday recording The Fate of the Furious. An investigator from the Motion Picture Association of America told police he had been watching two men who were known to be movie piracy suspects. He said he saw them go into the movie theater and illegally record …

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Mad Man Rampage on Good Friday @ Glory Days

In Food by RUNINdc

hortly after noon, a mad man forced his way to Glory Days Grill on John Milton Drive in Reston, VA swinging a big chain at customers and employees. First he threatened patrons and employees that were on the front patio. People rushed inside and locked the doors, but the man managed to break in by breaking the glass door with a …

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Ben’s ChilI Bowl Honors Wizards

In Food by RUNINdc

new mural has been painted on the wall of Ben’s Chili Bowl on U Street. The mural features star players John Wall and Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards. The mural is temporary, but we hope the Wizards have a long and successful playoff stretch.

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Flower Power in Anacostia

In Food by RUNINdc

njoy an interactive art installation, art exhibitions, floral arranging classes, workshops, live music, spring fashion. Free and Family-Friendly. Part of the Anacostia River Festival, a premier event of the 2017 National Cherry Blossom Festival. Live Music from the “funk with soul” band Aztec Sun Retro Beats with DJ Laura Lopez Art Exhibitions: “Pathfinders” by Michael Platt in Honfleur Gallery “Reclamation” by …

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Construction Workers Stuck on a Boom in SE DC

In Food by RUNINdc

DC Fire and EMS have rescued two construction workers stuck about 10 stories high on a disabled boom lift in the Navy Yard neighborhood in Southeast DC. The construction workers were working on a building in the 1200 block of First Street SE. Using a ladder, both workers was rescued by the first responders at around 6:20 p.m. Tuesday. The workers …

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DC’s Namesake Bar Closes

In Food by RUNINdc

One of Foggy Bottom’s premier sports bars has closed its doors for the last time.  After after opening in 2002, the tavern that bears the name of DC’s statehood  movement has sadly closed. Located in between George Washington University and Georgetown, 51st State Tavern was a perfect spot for GWU students during happy hour and to hang out after school. Despite its …

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Apple Store Pentagon City Expands

In Arlington, News, Openings by RUNINdc

he Apple store at Pentagon City has just completed a major rebuild. Gone are the days of stuffy spaces with cramed customers. The new build is quite transformative, taking over two neighboring stores and closing for nearly six months. It now offers  large glass doors, touch-sensitive sequoia wood tables and shelves, seating areas for community events, large 6K resolution video …

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Atlanta’s First Cat Cafe

In Food by RUNINdc

his month, the first cat cafe in Atlanta will open. Java Cats Cafe was initially funded as a kickstarter project by founder Hadyn Hilton. They have partnered with PAWS Atlanta, which is the oldest no-kill animal shelter in Georgia. Java Cats Cafe will serve as a foster for up to 20 cats at a time in their cat room. All of …

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Bardo Brewing on the Anacostia River

In Alcohol, Beer by RUNINdc

here’s a new brewery on the Anacostia River and it has began a month-long soft opening – just in time for baseball season. Bardo Brewery which moved from the Trinidad location Bladensburg has moved after five years. Now the beergarden on 25 Potomac Ave SE, recognized as one of the best 22 in America by Timeout, has 2 acres right on the …

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#NotmyPresidents Day Protest in DC

In Dupont Circle, Misc, News, Police by RUNINdc

#NotMyPresident’s Day Protest resident’s Day celebrates the great leaders of our nation and reminds Americans the presidency is not only a position, but a symbol of America and our values Today, a day after Donald Trump held a campaign rally in Florida to defend his first 30 tumultuous days in office, DC residents as well as many across America protested Trump’s …

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All 230 Arrested Charged with Felony Rioting

In Food, News by RUNINdc

Police arrested 230 on Inauguration Day and charged all of them with felony rioting. The U.S. Attorney’s Office stated the offense is punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. Many of the protesters were dressed in black clothing, scarves and masks. Picking up bricks and using crowbars, they smashed storefront windows and …

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Millions Protest Trump’s Presidency

In News by RUNINdc

rotesters filled the streets in Washington, DC and around the globe Saturday to protest President Trump’s administration. Due to demeaning comments made to Muslims, Minorities and Women, the Women’s March served as a rebuttal to formally protest Trump’s inauguration as commander-in-chief. The numbers don’t lie. Over 500,000 amassed at the National Mall, while barely 100,000 showed up for the Inauguration. This …

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Unprecedented Inaugural Concert Held at Lincoln for Trump

In Food by RUNINdc

ccording to President-elect Donald Trump, the Make America Great Again Concert was one-of-a-kind, unprecedented. “So this journey began 18 months ago. I had something to do with it, but you had much more to do with it.” He continued, “We all got tired of seeing what was happening, and we wanted change… This started out tonight being a small little …

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Trump’s Inauguration Looms without the Stars

In Festival, Openings, Patriotic, Smithsonian, Transportation, Travelling by RUNINdc

nauguration events will begin in just over a week. Street closures and parking restrictions throughout D.C. will begin shortly after noon on Jan. 18, and expand to major roads and bridges by 3 a.m. on Jan. 19. These closures will continue even after the Inauguration. Meanwhile, the President-Elect is having trouble finding talent to perform. Trump, however, claims that he’s …

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DC Council Member Nadeau Attacks Airbnb

In Adams Morgan, Hotel by RUNINdc

C Council member (Ward 1) Brianne Nadeau has ramped up the offensive against the home-sharing company, Airbnb. In D.C., as well as in most metropolitan areas in the US, rental properties are required to have a basic business license which entails checking for proper zoning and getting inspected by the city. Unfortunately the vast majority of Airbnb landlords are skirting …

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George Michael Dies on Christmas Day

In Food by RUNINdc

George Michael, the British pop star renowned for his hits Careless Whisper and Last Christmas died today in London. He was 53. In a statement, the star’s publicist said: “It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period. Michael had been struggling with pneumonia …

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New Cleveland Park Library to Open Mid 2018

In Food by RUNINdc

onstruction of the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library, located at 3310 Connecticut Ave. NW has begun. The Library hired the design/build team of Gilbane and Perkins Eastman for the project, which is currently funded at $19.7 million. The new library will be larger to accommodate expanded space for children, teens and adults. Design Update Plans for the new library are now complete with the support …

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Cuban Corner’s Cabrejas Reflects Castro’s Death

In Food, News by RUNINdc

The walls of the Cuban Corner in Rockville MD, are adorned with names of famous and accomplished Cubans, chronicling major events in US-Cuba  relations.  Although owner, Joaquin Cabrejas hasn’t been home since he fled the country in 1960 at the age of 10 as part of Operation Peter Pan, he hopes to someday. In the last ten years, Joaquin and millions of …

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MD SmartBuy – Dream come True for Homebuyers

In Food by RUNINdc

As part of the Maryland “You’ve Earned It” Program, the state of MD will provide a lower interest rate loan and provide $5K down. Best of all, they will pay off your student loan completely (up to 15% of purchase price) Requirement: Must pay at least 5% of purchase price down payment Must live in house for 5 yrs Must …

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Thanksgiving at the Black Squirrel

In Food by RUNINdc

Get ready this Thanksgiving (Thursday, November 24th) for The Black Squirrel’s annual Thank-You Thanksgiving $10 All-You-Can-Eat Black Squirrel Feast. Starting at 11:30 am, we’re putting out a full Thanksgiving buffet spread complete with turkey and all the trimmings for only $10 as our special thank-you to you, our customers! The menu this year will include: Roast turkey, honeybaked spiral-cut ham, …

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Senator Schumer’s Hunan Hangout Burns

In Food by RUNINdc

unan Dynasty located at 215 Pennsylvania Ave SE in Capitol Hill caught on fire yesterday. The fire came from the HVAC system possibly from something in the air duct. Besides local Washingtonians who frequently visit this local time-tried staple, Senator Chuck Schumer the senior senator from New York was saddened by the news. In his 2008 book,  “Positively American“, Schumer …

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Sing along with Jon Adelson at Mr Smith’s

In Bar, Events, Fun, Georgetown, Music by RUNINdc

here’s nothing that compares to singing along with the iconic Piano at Mr Smith’s on a weekend night in touristy and inviting Georgetown. While families with children in strollers and bikes and couples walk hand-in-hand across the street at the waterfront, party goers and birthday revelers filled the long-standing and iconic Georgetown bar, Mr Smith’s  

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Offloading Sheetrock in NYC

In Food by RUNINdc

  eople say that Flatbed trucking is the hardest job in trucking. You can see why. You definitely work up a sweat, and the job can have its hazards especially at busy job sites. Not only do you have to ensure your load gets to the consignee on time, you also have to ensure your load is properly secured and …

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Drag Queens Run DC

In Dupont Circle by RUNINdc

uesday night before Halloween is traditionally the High Heel Race.  For the past 30 years, the event has been held in Dupont Circle on 17th Street. The costume parade started at 7pm the same time runners checked in at Cobalt.  The race kicked off at 9pm sharp but folks started arriving several hours in advance. After the run, many of the …

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REI to Open Flagship Store in NOMA DC

In Events, Fashion, Food, News, News & Culture, NOMA by RUNINdc

REI is coming to DC and they’re throwing a block party for everyone: Doors open at 10am Friday and Saturday; and 11am Sunday. Weekend highlights include: Friday Festivities kick off with the award-winning music of the Ballou Majestic Marching band, followed by Little Bacon Bear and other local DJs on the Store Stage. Cap it off with a night of …

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DUI Driver Strikes and Kills Mad Rose Employee

In Arlington, Misc, News by RUNINdc

A DUI driver struck and killed Mad Rose employee yesterday. From Mad Rose Facebook page: On Tuesday, October 4, at 2:52 PM, an invaluable member of the Mad Rose Tavern family, Victoria Alicia Gonzalez, was tragically struck by a vehicle while working on the front patio of Mad Rose. Alicia is a devoted mother of a 2 year old baby …

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Half Smoke Eating Contest @Ben’s Chili Bowl H Street

In Food, H Street by RUNINdc

On Saturday, Sept 17, during the H Street Festival, Ben’s Chili Bowl welcomed eaters and spectators to the 4th Annual Half Smoke Eating Contest. Whoever ate the most half smokes in eight minutes wins the Ben’s Chili Bowl trophy and cash prize. Mary Jones ate 8 half-smokes in 8 minutes! — winning the prized trophy Ben’s stage also showcased some …

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H Street Fest 16 – Its a Wrap

In Food, H Street, Music, News & Culture by RUNINdc

Street Festival ’16 is one for the record books and once again another huge hit. From dancers to acrobats there was no shortage of performers. There were lots of exhibits on display along the H Street corridor And restaurants, bars and rooftops were packed with festival-goers. The DC region was blessed with good weather attracting tens of thousands of people to …

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Ben’s Upstairs – Southern with a Splash of Caribbean Debuts on H

In Food, Fun, H Street, Openings by RUNINdc

his weekend, H Street will transform into a boulevard of food, fun & festivities. And Ten01 will transform into Ben’s Upstairs, a new concept from the family that created Ben’s Chili Bowl and Ben’s Next Door The new restaurant will serve Southern-influenced cuisine food with a hint of Caribbean flavors Just like the name implies, the restaurant will feature a bar upstairs …

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Alphonse Closes

In Closing, U Street by RUNINdc

lphonse opened with much fanfare in U Street just two years ago. The design was amazing and the concept sound. Sadly without so much of a whisper, Alphonse  closed on Monday. No reason was giving for shuttering. The owners of Biergarten Haus and Russia House did not provide an explanation. A note on their door thanked patrons for their support …

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Festival Goers to take over H Street, Sat

In Bar, Beer, Events, Fashion, Festival, H Street by RUNINdc

his Saturday, Sept 17, H Street will transform once again into a celebration of food, culture and fun. For it’s eleventh year, a festival that seems to grow and expand every year, this year promises to be no different. For 7+ hours from noon to dusk, hundreds of vendors and thousands of festival-goers (last year attracted over 200,000) will flood …

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Adams Morgan Day kicks off on Sept 11

In Adams Morgan by RUNINdc

his year’s Adams Morgan Day – the longest running neighborhood celebration in DC went off without a hitch.  As usual there was plenty of food, fun, music and dogs. Last year after experiencing a minor hiccup when its president Marc Morgan mismanaged finances, the event was scaled down from years past. This year’s festival kept the same “mellow” vibe – …

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Chaplin’s Co-Owner Armin Amin Dies in Car Accident

In News, Shaw by RUNINdc

The Chaplin’s family is heart-broken by the loss of our friend, brother and legend, Armin Amin. You were a gentle giant with a huge heart – taken from us, way too soon–while always caring for others. We were blessed by your generosity, grace and spirit. You have done so much for our city and from the bottom of our hearts, …

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Hanging up with the Hangar

In Food by RUNINdc

I really want this place to do well.  Hangar Club, a former strip club in Temple Hills, MD – closed two years ago, calling it an “imminent danger to the safety and welfare of the public.” Last year, the Hangar Club, located in the 6400 block of Old Branch Ave, reopened under new management and new business model as a …

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Canton Comes to 14th

In 14th Street, Chinese, Dim Sum by RUNINdc

here’s a roaring bar scene on 14th. New, upscale restaurants pop up as frequently as humid days in July.  That’s why it came as a huge surprise to see a new neighbor that has a totally different look and cuisine. There are the Meiwahs and the Tony Chengs that cater to the trendy Washingtonians and tourists alike. Ever good Chinese food …

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Breaking down ICT Barriers @Open Camps UN

In New York, web by RUNINdc

uly 8-17 2016 –  The United Nations has been hosting the world’s largest open sourced mission driven camp with over 6,000 attendees. Unite Open Source‘s goal is to break down barriers and build collaboration amongst developers, administrators, designers, managers, etc. Technology is a key enabler of sustainable development.  Partnership within the global ICT community is one of the best ways …

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Duck Chang’s Makes a Bang

In Annandale, Chinese by RUNINdc

Photos by Dan Rosenstein Duck Chang’s established in 1975, is known world-wide for its Peking duck – crispy and succulent.  They were the first restaurant in the US to serve a Peking Duck with less than 24 hours notice. And it’s my favorite place in the whole DMV for authentic Chinese cuisine. But there’s more to Duck Chang’s than just duck — Peter …

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#LoveJerk: Caribbean Citations – Downtown Anacostia

In Food by RUNINdc

nder the DC codes, there are more than 79 reasons you can get a parking ticket and in DC, with an average of 2.9 tickets issued every minute, it is a $179 million-a-year business. If you drive in DC, chances are you’ve probably gotten a ticket or two.  And you’ve probably fought them in Traffic Court. Now, there’s a new way to …

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EU Embassy Run Raises 2K for Team River Runner

In Charity, Food, Sports by RUNINdc

n Sat, May 14, the annual EU Embassy Run was held formally for only the fifth time, yet it was bigger and better than ever before. Doubling the numbers from the year prior, over 120 runners and volunteers gathered in front of Van Ness/UDC Metro station to embark on a trek across Europe (by way of DC) This was no easy task – …

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Time to Make the Truck Driver Cool Again

In News, News & Culture by RUNINdc

here’s no question that the image of  the American truck driver has gradually lost its cool.  Glorified in the 70s when Kris Kristofferson and Burt Reynolds graced the screen as modern day cowboys , the image has rapidly declined to that of outlaw, rebel and antagonist in movies. Today, the new generation has fostered the impression that the American truck driver is …

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Todd Gray Out

In Closing, NOMA by RUNINdc

Chef Todd Gray, renowned for his award-winning cuisine from Equinox is no longer affiliated with his namesake NOMA restaurant: Todd Gray’s Watershed.   The Hilton will be changing the restaurant concept later this year.

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Why America Needs to Hire More Truck Drivers

In News, Transportation by RUNINdc

n 2005, Amazon introduced Amazon Prime – free two-day shipping in the US for a flat annual fee of $79.  Online retail continued to climb and now shoppers were buying just about anything of all types and sizes with no precedent. This led to a rapid disruption of the shipping industry and a large rise in shipping orders.  The nation did …

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Caribbean Culture Thrives at Sandovan

In Food by RUNINdc

I t's been a few years since the last Caribbean Carnival took place on Georgia Ave, and since then the big carnival has moved north to Baltimore.  But DC has its fair share of good ole, mouth-watering Caribbean food along with music, dancing and festivities - and look no further than Georgia Ave. When Sandra and Donovan opened Sandovan Restaurant and ...
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Urban Thai

In Food by RUNINdc

Urban Thai nestled in quaint Crystal City, VA strives to provide convenient, healthy, and authentic Thai food in modern counter-service restaurants. Food quality will be fully consistent, while the ambience will reflect the spirit of Thailand and its culture. Urban Thai offers the solution with a menu that has been developed to meet the needs of today’s health conscious consumer without compromising …

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Farewell Ole Mio

In Food by RUNINdc

To Our Loyal Patrons, Lovers of Fine Food, Great Drinks, and The Good Life, We want to personally reach out to all of you who we have met over the years, who have embarked with us on this wonderful journey we created. You have helped us build the joys of the Mio Restaurant experience.  We include in this announcement those who …

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Kush God Arrested for Pot Trafficking

In Police by RUNINdc

Beginning this summer, a Lexus coupe painted and a Mercedes-Benz adorned in bright green colors drove around DC hotspots, handing out brownies, cookies and gummy bears to passerbys. But these weren’t your father’s brownies — they were laced with pot and they weren’t exactly free for the taking. Nicholas Cunningham, owner of Kushgods were asking for donations. After an undercover …

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Upshur Rising

In Diner, Food, News, Openings, Petworth, Pizza, Wine by RUNINdc

Petworth News recently stated that the 800 block of Upshur Street NW is quickly becoming Restaurant Row. Already known for Crane & Turtle, Domku and Petworth Citizen, among others. Let’s see what’s coming down the pike in 2016: Food Network star chef Alex McCoy will be heading up a Thai restaurant: Alfie’s on 3301 Georgia Ave NW Diners are coming back …

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Duck Chang Recognized for Food Safety Excellence

In Annandale, Chinese, Food by RUNINdc

Peter Chang, owner of Duck Chang Restaurant in Annandale, VA, was recently recognized by Fairfax County for demonstrating excellent active managerial control in food safety. Over the past 10 months, the Health Department food safety inspectors have recognized Duck Chang and  a dozen other food establishments for their excellent oversight of food safety practices. Notably, Duck Chang was the only independently owned …

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North Face Founder Dies in Chilean Kayaking Accident

In Georgetown, News, Police by RUNINdc

Douglas Tompkins, the founder of North Face  died on Tuesday after a kayaking accident in the Patagonia region of Chile at the age of 72. Strong waves on the lake caused the group’s kayaks to capsize. . Mr. Tompkins had spent considerable amount of time in waters under 40 degrees Fahrenheit. A military patrol boat and helicopter rescued the kayakers and …

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Whites Ferry Breaks Free

In News by RUNINdc

The Whites Ferry car carrier broke loose from its cable this afternoon with 12 cars and passengers on board.  The ferry, named after confederate Civil War Gen Jubal A. Early was pulled to shore and there were no injuries onboard. White’s Ferry carries passengers from Whites Ferry Road in Montgomery County, Maryland, to Whites Ferry Road in Loudoun County, Virginia. …

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Hawthorne Opens on U Street

In Openings, Rooftop, U Street by RUNINdc

Boasting one of the best 360 degree view rooftops on U Street, Hawthorne opens in the former Tabaq Bistro space. Reed Landry and Fritz Brogan, owners of Chinese Disco, Mission and Mason Inn now have a great footprint on U Street. Hawthorne has four floors, a basement and an incredible glass rooftop. Stephen Dillon formerly of Dino and Mothership will be …

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Marine Corps Musem – Final Phase

In Food by RUNINdc

FINAL PHASE – Completing the Circle   On March 27, 2015 the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, in cooperation with the National Museum of the Marine Corps , broke ground for the 126,000 square feet that will complete the Museum’s circle and tell the Marine Corps’ story from post-Vietnam to the present. “There are very few reflective moments in American life but the National …

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REI Bucks the Thanksgiving Trend

In Events, News by RUNINdc

With Walmart, Best Buy and many others opening on Thanksgiving Day, one store has refused to go with the flow. REI generated headlines last month when it announced that it would be closed on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday REI has suggested employees and customers venture outside and share their activities on social media using the hashtag #optoutside.

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Plenty Bars Open for Thanksgiving

In Food by RUNINdc

Thanksgiving is not just for family and feasting — it’s also for football and drinking.  Here are some spots that will be open where you could catch a game. Parlay Sports Bar in Golden Triangle / Dupont Circle will be showing the Cowboys – Carolina game at 4. Union Pub near the Union Station will be showing the Bears / Packers game …

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First Family Serves Thanksgiving Dinner to Homeless

In Food by RUNINdc

resident Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Malia, and Sasha volunteer at Friendship Place, a local organization in Washington, DC that serves the local homeless population. November 25, 2015. “It’s not only of the spirit of giving during this holiday season, but our national obligation to make sure all those who serve and sacrifice for our country have a place to …

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Flash Mob Robbery in Georgetown

In Police by RUNINdc

Approximately 20 juveniles entered the Diesel Store located in the 300 block of M Street NW yesterday together and stole leather jackets and other clothing worth over $13,000. The group was seen running along M Street.  No injuries were reported and no arrests have been made.

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7 Locks Brewing Opens in Rockville

In Food by RUNINdc

7 Locks Brewing opens tomorrow at an industrial park in Rockville. The 15-barrel system at the Rockville warehouse location is capable of producing about 3,000 kegs per year. Owners Jim Beeman and Keith Beutel, who were roommates at the University of Maryland, plan to have six to eight beers on tap initially, including a spicy rye ale and an oatmeal …

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DC’s Marijuana Debacle

In Food by RUNINdc

OPINION ast November, D.C. voters approved Initiative 71 which allowed DC residents to cultivate and smoke marijuana in their homes. Despite Congress objection , the initiative became law earlier this year.  DC legalized pot while the governing body that oversees the legislation of this city staunchly objects it. At first glance, this appears to be a victory for DC and its quest …

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Catharsis on the Mall

In Food by RUNINdc

The National Mall was the scene of a two-day vigil which included a ceremonial burning of an interactive art installation dedicated to victims of the drug war. Catharsis on the Mall: A Vigil for Healing the Drug War, featured exhibits, art, music, dance. The vigil’s centerpiece is the “Temple of Essence,” a structure that “offers a space for healing personal and collective trauma, …

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Arlington Finances Ballston Mall

In Ballston, Food by RUNINdc

Arlington’s County Board gave the green light to $55 million in renovations for Ballston Common Mall,  to turn it into a mixed-use, entertainment-oriented development. By a unanimous vote, the County agreed to allocate $10 million in public revenue for garage and transportation improvements and to generate a  tax increment financing district that would generate up to $45.5 million. Owner, Forest City, has plans …

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Lime Fresh Closes all Locations – Becomes Rubio’s

In Closing, Food by RUNINdc

There’s now one less place to go for super cheap Happy Hour for $3 tacos and $3 Coronas in Arlington and Chinatown Last year, Lime Fresh closed its Columbia Heights and College Park location. The Columbia Heights location is now home to DC’s first Chick Fila After a three year run, Lime Fresh closed its Pentagon City location for good. …

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Veterans Day Deals Around DC

In Food by RUNINdc

Agua 301 301 Water St., SW; (202) 484-0301 50-percent discount on all food for active or retired military dining in-restaurant Applebees Free meal from a limited menu Bar Louie (several locations in the DMV) Free entree up to $12 Complimentary Bang Bang Shrimp at all Bonefish Grill locations. Bed Bath and Beyond 20% off entire order Bonefish Grill Complimentary Big …

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First 100 Win Chick Fil-A for a Year

In Events, News, News & Culture, Openings by RUNINdc

ired of metroing to Crystal City to taste those amazing boneless breast of chicken pressure cooked in peanut oil?  Well you’re in luck – starting Wed at 6am, Chick-Fil-A will open it’s first DC location in Columbia Heights and the first 100 customers will win free Chick-Fil-A for an entire year. But don’t go pulling out your sleeping bag — the line …

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Internet of Things Global Summit

In Food by RUNINdc

 The 2nd Annual Internet of Things Global Summit will take place at the National Press Club in Washington, DC from October 27th to the 28th.   Summary: The digital transformation of global economies continues, driven by the demand for innovation alongside economic imperatives such as cost reduction and globalization. The Internet of Things is central to this disruption of traditional …

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Changemakers TGIF @ Manor this Fri, Oct 23

In Food by RUNINdc

ow that both the GOP and the DNC have held their round of debates, Jim McBride, President of Network for Progress can take a breather. An active grassroots activist for over ten years, McBride has hosted a ton of political events this year.  So now it’s the right time to host an event that doesn’t have anything to do with the …

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All Souls: Rochelle Rice Quartet

In Food by RUNINdc

The next in the All Souls Presents concert series (and the inaugural concert in our new annual Jazz in Pierce Hall series), this event stars our very own Rochelle Rice, backed by a trio of excellent musicians. In the first hour, Rochelle will perform a conversation/concert of originals and jazz standards, including new music from her upcoming debut album, Wonder. …

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Jerusalem 3D

In Food by RUNINdc

Soar high above the ancient city of Jerusalem — a city of many religions and an important crossroads of civilization. After being granted special permission in the region’s strict no-fly zone, filmmakers were able to capture the first-ever large format aerial footage of the Old City and throughout the Holy Land. Through breathtaking aerial footage, eye-opening personal stories and remarkable …

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DC Losing Last Remaining Big Bookstore

In Food by RUNINdc

If you’re looking for a fire sale for books and furniture, perhaps you should visit the city’s last big book store this year. After December, Barnes and Nobles located on the corner of 12th and E NW will be shutting its doors.  The Georgetown location closed in 2011 and the Union Station location closed two years ago. Still Washingtonians are …

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American Field Comes to Georgetown

In Fashion, Fun, Georgetown, Pop Up by RUNINdc

ASHINGTON DC – Shop Georgetown Park on October 17 and 18 and meet the people behind America’s most popular #madeinamerica brands. Uniting the top American innovators, American Field puts a spotlight on authentic, high quality products and connects these labels directly with the consumer. Founded by entrepreneur Mark Bollman and partnering with leading real estate management and investment firm Jamestown, the event will take …

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The Y to Close

In Food by RUNINdc

The YMCA used to be the place to go mesmerized by the Village People over 30 years ago Now the iconic location in downtown DC will be shutting down at the end of the year. The YMCA of DC has entered a deal with Akridge Developers to close the property in December and then to redeploy their funds. Here is …

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Lawyers Squabble over Trump Hotel Contract

In Food, Lawsuit, News by RUNINdc

contract is a contract and a statement by the property owner, no matter how derogatory or egregious is certainly no grounds to back out of a real estate deal. Still, Jose Andres’ company Think Food Group responded today that Trump’s comments constituted a breach of contract. According to Andres, Trump’s anti-Hispanic statements made it virtually impossible for Andres to open and run …

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World Lemur Festival @ Right Proper

In Animals, Events by RUNINdc

Event details: Event Title: DC Lemur Party for the World Lemur Festival Location: Right Proper Brewing Company, 624 T St NW, Washington DC 20001 Date: Wednesday 10/28 Time: 6pm – 9pm Price: Free to attend, but $5 suggested donation at event Contact number: 571-213-6717 Event website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1199677833381951/ Hosted by DC-based Lemur Conservation Network:www.lemurconservationnetwork.org Benefits Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership: http://www.madagascarpartnership.org/ Description: Join …

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MLB 1 Game Wildcard – Stupidity at its Finest

In Opinion, Sports by RUNINdc

o tonight the Pirates play the Cubs for the American League wildcard spot.  Last night the Astros shutout the Yankees. Theres a lot of excitement for sure. But in baseball anything can happen in one game. The pitcher could be having a bad day.  The umpire could make the wrong call.  In a best of five or three series, there’s …

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Taste of DC this Weekend

In Events, Food, Food Blogger, Fun by RUNINdc

Taste of DC is a multi-day culinary and cultural event in the heart of the nation’s capital. This expansive festival packs four blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue with area restaurants, great drinks, lively entertainment, engaging corporate partners, and fellow Washingtonians and visitors. Follow on Twitter

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20th Anniversary of the Million Man March

In Events, Festival, News, News & Culture by RUNINdc

It is billed as the nation’s largest civil rights demonstration, and this Saturday’s rally in the National Mall will mark the 20th anniversary. DC will be packed — hundreds of thousands will gather at the Mall coming from buses all across the eastern seaboard Despite an email from the US Capitol Police warning its officers of potential violence, the Nation …

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DC Tech Day @ Building Museum

In Events, Fundraiser, Mt Vernon by RUNINdc

DC Tech day will only be using #TECHDAY to tag all of our content from now on, so you should, too. For startups, tweeting or updating on Linkedin and/or Facebook has always been a way to alert their most engaged users, hopeful new team members, investors and press who are following their story, or their frustrated family & friends who …

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Even in the Rain DC Veg Fest Shines

In Yards Park by RUNINdc

** Even if it’s raining, the DC VegFest will be SHINING! ** We’re closely watching the forecast, and as of right now, the event is moving forward as scheduled. check back for updates! Compassion Over Killing is proud to host the annual DC VegFest in the nation’s capital! This FREE vegan festival highlights the many benefits and flavors of plant-based …

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Chinatown Risk Losing Chinese

In Food by RUNINdc

Less than 20 years ago the Verizon Center moved into Chinatown.  At that time the population of Chinese Americans in that neighborhood surpassed 3,000.  Since then locals and tourists came more for entertainment and dining than to experience Chinese culture.  Now less than 300 Chinese Americans remain and they are fighting to stay. The Bush Companies of Williamsburg, VA, who …

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Fall in Love 5K/10K @ Anacostia Park

In Food by RUNINdc

Registration is Now Open! We are proud to announce that the 3rd annual Fall in Love 5k/10k, presented by Federal City Runners, will take place on October 3rd 2015! As always, the race will benefit Special Love, a nonprofit foundation that provides children battling cancer a network of support, made up of other patients and families who know and understand …

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Smithsonian Food History Festival

In Festival, Food, Food Blogger, Fun, News, Smithsonian by RUNINdc

A free food festival for all ages that explores the past, present, and future of food innovations in America. As part of the Smithsonian Food History Weekend, the National Museum of American History is hosting a day-long festival for families, students, food-enthusiasts, history buffs and more to jump into food history! Through live cooking demonstrations, hands-on learning, film screenings, curator-led …

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Port City Named Best Small Brewery of Year

In Beer by RUNINdc

Port City Brewing Company based in Alexandria VA, had a pretty stellar weekend at the Great American Beer Festival, winning silver medals for its Porter and Monumental IPA, and a bronze medal for Optimal Wit. This puts Port City in a four-way tie for the most medals earned at the Festival as well as recognizing Port City for the best Small Brewing Company …

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Nationals Drop to Season Low

In News by RUNINdc

Giant expectations, a meltdown in the second half of the season, and then this. Yes, less than 24 hours after being officially eliminated from the playoffs, the Nationals was sure to leave indelible mark in the season. A fight between their star player Bryce Harper and reliever Jonathan Papelbon that led to a chock hold which could have gotten worse if …

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Shaw Shadows All Night

In Fun, Shaw by RUNINdc

Dancing in Shaw DC haw Shadows was an incredible, interactive lighting project designed by Jim Webb. The spotlights are on you and your friends. As traffic zipped by, folks converged on 1713 7th Street to show off their best moves which was cleverly projected on a five-story building. People came together to enjoy dancing in Shaw DC.  We Luv DC  #ArtallnightDC …

Connect with Experts @ Taoti Creative

In Dupont Circle, Misc, News & Culture by RUNINdc

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Taoti Creative 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM At September’s NetSquared DC event, we are putting a spin on matchmaking and speed dating. We want to match you up with the brilliant, creative minds in the DC nonprofit technology and communications space, who can advise you on the challenges you are facing in your organization. Date: Tues., …

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Carnegie Library Lit Up for Art All Night

In Art, Chinatown, Music, News by RUNINdc

he Carnegie Center was the talk of the town last night.  It served as the focal point for art exhibits across all five neighborhoods. Interior and exterior art displays decorated the building to engage visitors with the amazing artwork. The projection sponsored by Citelum is the largest exhibit at Art all Night, to date.     Dinosaur Displays at the Carnegie We’ve never …

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Art All Night in DC – 5 Vibrant Neighborhoods

In Art, Capitol Hill, Chinatown, Congress Heights by RUNINdc

rt All Night : Nuit Blanche DC was founded by Ariana Austin in 2011. Art All Night in DC is an eclectic evening of music, activities, visual and performing artists. Based on a festival concept that began in Paris, The festival is an all-night exploration and celebration of contemporary art, encompassing five of DC’s most vibrant neighborhoods: Congress Heights, Dupont …