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Busiest Day of Year Since Inauguration

In Alcohol, Bar, Capitol Hill, Events, Fashion by RUNINdcLeave a Comment

The National Mall will hold a huge rally in support of President Trump, while those opposing Trump will be protesting nearby. MOAR,  The Mother of All Rallies Patriots Unification Gathering will take place at the  near the Washington Monument from 10 a.m. ET to 5 p.m with an estimated 2,000 participants. The event will feature speeches from vocal Trump supporters …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Special Love Fundraiser 4 Children w Cancer

In Bar, Events, Fundraiser by RUNINdc

Come meet new friends while enjoying the delightful mild weather & spectacular Rooftop view of vibrant Shaw @ Cambria Suites Hotel Complimentary Food served and exclusive live Music provided by Fran Scuderi Happy Hour Food & Drink specials extended till 9pm We will also present a gift for a night’s stay @Cambria DC Suggested Donation: $10 (100% proceeds go to …

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Record Attendance at Cambria 4 First GOP Debate

In Bar, Comedy, Events by RUNINdc

Photos by Jason Morenz When Evan asked RUNINOut to host a networking event at the Cambria rooftop, no one expected the number of people who would show up. “We were hoping 100 – maybe we would max out the roof,” said Chito But rooftops are all the rage this summer and pretty soon the word started getting out. They decided …

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Mobomo Sponsors Drupal GovCon Reception

In Bar, Bethesda, Events, Food, Fun by RUNINdc

By all accounts, DrupalGovCon was a huge success, once again. The turnout of #Drupal hungry developers, architects and evangelists were great and we were all eagerly awaiting to hear the latest developments of Drupal 8. And after a productive first day of training and an amazing Keynote by Web Chick, Angie Byron, we were ready to share what we learned …

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The Music of Peru

In Events, Fashion, Festival, Music, Smithsonian by RUNINdc

Just as Peru is more than Machu Picchu, Peruvian music is more than panpipes. Celebratory songs laced with distinct sounds and rhythms are a centerpiece of every community festival And everyone, it seems, loves to swing to the beat of Afro-Peruvian rhythm.

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Mapping HH @ Piola DC

In Events, News by RUNINdc

Are you passionate about the impact of mapping and the cutting edge technology surrounding it? Come hang out with TechChange and Development Seed on July 8 where we’ll discuss these topics over drinks. Learn about some of Development Seed’s work and how you can gain critical mapping skills through TechChange’s newest class, Mapping for International Development: http://bit.ly/1R9t5Rs The event is …

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After the Skies Cleared

In 14th Street, Adams Morgan, Arlington, Ashburn, Ballston, Baltimore, Clarendon, Crystal City, Downtown, Events, Festival, Foggy Bottom, Food, Metro, Misc, Music, News & Culture, Openings, Patriotic, Pets, Photos, Smithsonian by RUNINdc

by Jason Morenz It started out wet and misty and then in the late afternoon, the skies came down. By 4pm the rain was so hard, the US Park Service had to declare an emergency and opened up museums and federal buildings near the mall for folks to take shelter. The skies came down for over an hour, but once …

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Folklife Fest’s New (& Improved) Home

In Beer, Chef, Events, Festival, Food, Smithsonian by RUNINdc

Last year, the National Park Service laid down a new set of rules. After spending millions on new turf in the Nation’s mall, they decided to severely restrict its use. Gone was Library of Congress’ National Book Festival, as well as Dept of Energy’s Solar Decathlon When the Smithsonian was directed to squeeze its tents and structures onto the gravel …

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Germany v USA: Biergarten Haus

In Embassy, Events, Food, Fun, H Street, Happy Hour by RUNINdc

Everyone knows where to go when the Germans play in the World Cup. From all the Men’s World Cup games last year to the ones this year, the Biergarten Haus has been a reliable watering hole for German fans young and old to cheer and celebrate. This year, the US is playing tough football and both Germany and the US …

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Smithsonian Folklife Fest – Peru

In Embassy, Events, Festival by RUNINdc

Photos by Kyra Hamann This year’s Smithsonian Folklife Festival is underway, celebrating the culture of Peru. Due to the extensive work on the National Mall, the US Park Services moved the festival next to the National Museum of the American Indian between the Third and Fourth Street. The festival this year is definitely more compact and smaller than in previous …

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Pre-Social Media Happy Hour @Parlay

In Alcohol, Asian, Bar, Beer, Chef, Downtown, Dupont Circle, Events, Fashion, Food, Food Blogger, Fun, Happy Hour, Hotel, Music, News & Culture, Photos, Pizza, Review, Sandwiches, Steak, Wine by RUNINdc

Photos by Skovra Ltd Parlay was the chosen location for the 3rd Annual Pre-Social Media Happy Hour. What an ideal location in the heart of Dupont Circle-Golden Triangle, a casual sports lounge with a fancy dining area, an awesome bar with the friendliest bartenders and just an awesome place to host an event. Parlay is known for its beer — …

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Jonathan Cheban Party @ Sign of Whale

In Downtown, Dupont Circle, Events, Fashion, Fun, Misc, Music, News, News & Culture, Travelling, Weekly Picks by RUNINdc

Kim Kardashian’s bestie, Jonathan Cheban from the Hamptons arrived in style Friday night on M Street to meet and greet Socialites from all over Washington. There was a lot of handshakes, hugging, posing and great times with friends of Kim & Jonathan — it was quite a #Blast. “What a fabulous Jonathan Cheban party in the Golden Triangle,” said Kevin …

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Silver Spring Blues Festival 2015

In Events, Fashion, Festival, Food, Fun, News & Culture, Patriotic, Silver Spring, Weekly Picks, Wine by RUNINdc

silver spring blues festival 2015 The Silver Spring Town Center, Inc. is proud to announce the star-studded line up of the 7th Annual Silver Spring Blues Festival at Downtown Silver Spring. The Silver Spring Blues Festival will be Saturday, June 20, 2015, from 10 am to 9 pm. Watch this space for information about our Blues Festival Kick Off party …

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Pre Social Media Day HH @Parlay

In Alcohol, Bar, Beer, Events, Food, Weekly Picks by RUNINdc

Let’s pre-game for Social Media Day by gathering for the 3rd Annual Pre Social Media Day Happy Hour on Tuesday, 6/23 Parlay Restaurant & Lounge Complimentary Hors D’oeuvres will be served When: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 from 6pm – 9pm Where: Parlay DC Restaurant & Lounge Washington, DC 20036 Metro: Dupont Circle, Farragut North & West #preSMDayDC Presented by: Chris: …

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Sauf Haus Biz & Bites Mixer – June 4

In Downtown, Dupont Circle, Events, Food, Fun, Fundraiser, News, Patriotic, Weekly Picks by RUNINdc

We’re so looking forward to our event in less than 2 weeks. So far between Network for Progress and RUNINOut we’re expecting over 100 people to attend: with Draft Biden.png www.draftbiden2016.com supporting Dr. Jill Biden & First Lady Michelle Obama’s veteran’s initiative: https://www.whitehouse.gov/joiningforces/get-involved appetizers courtesy of www.runinout.com REGISTER & SHARE! 6:30pm-8:30pm Thursday, June 4th Sauf Haus Beer Hall (rooftop) http://www.saufhausdc.com …

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EU Embassy Run

In Adams Morgan, Alcohol, Bar, Beer, Charity, Cleveland Park, Downtown, Dupont Circle, Embassy, Events, Fashion, Festival, Foggy Bottom, Food, Fun, Fundraiser, Georgetown, German, Happy Hour, Italian, Metro, Music, Sandwiches, Travelling, Wine by RUNINdc

Last year a group of 40 runners informally gathered together to run to a dozen embassies along 13 miles in DC on EU Open House Day. Due to the popularity of the event the run expanded into an organized event doubling the number of runners. The event included a fundraiser at Lebanese Taverna for We Are Family as well as …

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Go Eat Gives Launches in DC

In Adams Morgan, Embassy, Events, Food, Fun, Fundraiser by RUNINdc

Go Eat Give is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting cross-cultural connection and understanding through food, travel, and community service. Our organization was founded in 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia, by Sucheta Rawal, an award-winning food and travel writer, cooking instructor, and philanthropist. Since then, Go Eat Give has educated over 10,000 people about diverse cultures around the world to …

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Lemur Conservation Network Launches Next Week

In Charity, Events, Fashion, Festival, Food, Fun, Fundraiser, Music, News, Shaw by RUNINdc

Lynne Venart, Creative Director and Project Manager Lemur Conservation Network Email lvenart@msn.com | Web www.lemurconservationnetwork.org Phone 571.213.6717 | Fax 815.366.7491 Mingle with conservation leaders and friends of Madagascar at the hottest conservation event of the year! The Lemur Conservation Network (www.lemurconservationnetwork.org) celebrates their launch on March 19th at a party in Washington, D.C. at the Right Proper Brewing Company. The …

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Epic Snowball Fight in Dupont Circle

In Charity, Dupont Circle, Events, Fun by RUNINdc

Five inches of snow shut down DC offices for the day, but did not tamper spirits of avid snowballers. “DC knows how to throw a snowball fight and snowball fight after party”, said Seth Maloney. The 4 winners of our costume contest at James Hoban’s Irish Restaurant & Bar – Snowbot, Conchman, Tarzan and Captain America! Photos by Jason Morenz …

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DC Lepracon Saturday

In Alcohol, Bar, Beer, Downtown, Dupont Circle, Events, Fun by RUNINdc

• General Admission access for 1 to the PubCrawls.com Official Washington DC Leprecon on Saturday 3/7 • Access to all participating venues • REGISTRATION VENUE: Midtown Party Plex: 1219 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20036 • REGISTRATION HOURS: [12pm – 10pm] – See more at: http://pubcrawls.com/events/saint-paddys/the-official-washington-dc-leprecon.php#sthash.4YWna3dA.dpuf Grab your shamrock, rub your rabbit’s foot, and crack open your mason jar of …

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Il Radicchio to Offer Sun Brunch

In Arlington, Brunch, Clarendon, Events, Food, Italian, Misc, News, Pizza, Wine by RUNINdc

Nestled between the Courthouse and Rosslyn, IL Radicchio has been serving delicious Italian food since 1994.. IL Radicchio goes back to the basic idea of an Italian spaghetteria, with all you can eat pasta, simple rotisserie cooking, and a wood-burning oven. They are now poised, under the direction of Executive Chef and General Manager Andrew Holden, to begin a new tradition …

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Mardi Gras Bash @ Bayou

In Bar, Beer, Cajun, Events, Festival, Foggy Bottom, Food, Fun, Music, Review by RUNINdc

Fat Tuesday happens only once a year, and unfortunately it fell on the day with the biggest snowstorm to hit DC this winter. The temperature was downright frigid and driving through the city was horrendous.  But Big Easy fanatics from all around the Beltway came out of the woodwork to dance, prance and indulge during the 5th annual Mardi Gras Celebration at …

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Dogtown Brings New Orleans to RVA

In Events, Festival, Fun, Richmond by RUNINdc

DOGTOWN BRINGS NEW ORLEANS TO RVA Join Dogtown Dance Theatre for their annual Mardi Gras celebrations and parades! Open to the Richmond community, Dogtown will celebrate Mardi Gras this year on Saturday, February 14 and “Fat Tuesday”, February 17. Live performances at Dogtown Dance Theatre will follow the community parades. PARADES: 3PM- SATURDAY // 5:30PM- TUESDAY Parade leaves 15th St. and Bainbridge …

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Mardi Gras Madness @Meze

In Adams Morgan, Chef, Events, Food, Fun, Music by RUNINdc

We may be thousands of miles from New Orleans, but that didn’t stop the Tulane Club of DC, an active University alumni group from celebrating a jubilation of food, drink music and soul in Adams Morgan.   For one night, Turkish restaurant Meze transformed itself into a festive French Quarter bar with Fat Tuesday themed decor, Cajun style specialty menu items …

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Busboys Brookland pre-opens NYE

In Events by RUNINdc

The first official event at the new Busboys and Poets location in Brookland at Monroe Street Market will be a nerd-tastic New Year’s Eve party. The Remix of the Nerds event will kick off at 9 p.m. at 625 Monroe St. NE, and will include entertainment like DJs, Dance Place performances, music, games, food, drinks, interactive art, performances by the …

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Medium Rare – Cleveland Park

In Cleveland Park, Crystal City, Events, Review by RUNINdc

Medium Rare in Cleveland Park This Cleveland Park eatery specializes in one thing and one thing only: steak frites.   “A friend recommended Medium Rare, they specialize in steak and fries with a secret sauce.” in 35 reviews “Medium Rare takes the top spot for best culotte steak with frites in the area, hands down!” in 52 reviews “I want to give it 5 stars- …

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Taste of Manor

In Dupont Circle, Events, Review by RUNINdc

A Restaurant and Lounge by day that transforms to a modern, sleek nightclub by night.  The Manor is the newest D.C. spot to enjoy lunch, delicious happy-hour specials and dinner later accompanied by your favorite beats and cocktails created by one of DC’s top Mixologists. A fully stocked bar with the best liquors and spirits. Bottle service and happy hour specials all week long.  Bottle service is available throughout …

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Uptown Tap House Halloween Costume Party

In Cleveland Park, Events, Fun by RUNINdc

Saints games at Uptown Tap House are always fun. Bonus this week with the Halloween Costume party led by the ever-talented and spooky DJ Hardhead. Everyone had a great time and as always service from Shani, Aaron and Ron Jolly was fantastic. Photos by RUNINOS Marketing and Design

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Taste of Chaplin’s

In Events, Food, Fun, Review, Shaw by RUNINdc

Shaw has a new hot spot — a romantic ramen shop in a Charlie Chaplin themed bar.  The decor is quaint and old worldsy with ornate pillars and gilded mirrors as well as a fantastic  mural of charlie Chaplin. The color scheme is dark with grey walls and a painted bar done in midnight. The music is loungy and loud enough …

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Communicators Happy Hour

In Events, Fun, Mt Vernon by RUNINdc

Alba Osteria is a great find —  located in Mount Vernon Triangle, not too far from the Gallery Place/China town metro at: 425 I St, NW.  I went there for a RUNINOut happy hour and LOVED the decor, and food! Great ambiance! We had a fabulous time and were so impressed by Chef Amy’s delicious dishes and presentation.  First I enjoyed …

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PR Flacks @ The Gryphon

In Bar, Beer, Dupont Circle, Events, Food, Fun, Happy Hour, Review by RUNINdc

Located on Connecticut Ave Nw. In DC right around the corner from the Dupont Circle Metro, The Gryphon is a restaurant and bar with an old world sense of style. Sporting black walls, leather sofas, gilded mirrors, mounted bull’s heads and antler chandelier. This location is impressive in size and scope for sure and was easily able to host two …

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Clarendon Food Crawl – Aug 9

In Clarendon, Events, Fun, Review by RUNINdc

On Saturday August 9, RUNINOut and Social Group DC will be launching Clarendon’s first-ever Food Crawl Over 50 DC-area Foodies will converge on Wilson Blvd to sample signature dishes from 4 restaurants in 4 hours. The event will start at 12:30pm at Ri Ra.  Then at 1:30pm we will split off into two separate groups and visit Facia Luna and Mexicali Blues. Each …

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Ben’s Chili Bowl Opens at DCA

In Arlington, Crystal City, Events, Food, Fun, News, Review by RUNINdc

On Wednesday, July 23rd, Ben’s Chili Bowl celebrated the opening of the historic D.C. restaurant’s first ever airport location.  “Ben’s Chili Bowl is an iconic part of Washington, D.C.’s rich culture,” said Jack Potter, President and CEO of Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. “It is fitting to have Ben’s at the airport, welcoming travelers and giving them their first taste of …

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Argentina Fans Cheer Hard @ Citron

In Dupont Circle, Events, Fun, Review by RUNINdc

Argentina fans from all around the area converged on Cafe Citron to cheer on their favorite Latin team.  It was a mad house with fans arriving as early as noon to reserve a good seat. In the first half, the crowd erupted when Gonzalo Higuain provided a close goal, but sadly was offside.  It then turned into a an exciting …

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Fans Celebrate Record Win in Biergarten

In Events, Fun, H Street, News, Sports by RUNINdc

In Biergarten Haus, H-Street‘s little Deutschland, fans piled in shortly after lunch, all decked out in black, red and gold.  The crowd was jubilant but cautious — many were expecting a close game — no one expected anything like this. What transpired was a shocker so surreal that some began to cheer when Brazil finally scored.  Either way, the entire match had become a …

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Taste of Silo

In Events, Fun, Misc, Mt Vernon by RUNINdc

RUNINOut held our June Communicators’ Happy Hour at Silo.  Cute, funky and friendly — Silo is a wonderful addition to the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood. The burgers are really amazing and they have a wonderful beer selection on draft.  We tried the crabcake sandwich. Chef Mike from CF Folks serves up some amazing dishes with perfect seasoning. He’s a nice, …

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Medaterra Raises $1,200 for Philippines Relief

In Charity, Events, Food, Fun, Fundraiser, Happy Hour, Lebanese, Mediterranean, News, Review, Wine by RUNINdc

Medaterra Raises $1,200 for Philippines Relief Medaterra, a Middle Eastern restaurant in Woodley Park, raises $1,200 for Philippines Relief fund The tragedy of Typhoon Haiyan has left us heavyhearted,” said Angela Aly, owner. “Everyone was very giving and happy. My staff was commenting how every table wanted to donate to the Red Cross,” said Owner Angela Aly. Here is a …

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Meet Drink Laugh @Marriott

In Comedy, Events, Fun by RUNINdc

RUNINOut held our first Comedy Show with DC Comedy Writers at the Marriott Renaissance Hotel, Chinatown was a huge smash Over a dozen comedians performed 5 minute skits telling jokes about DC Dining, the government and everything in between “This is our first time working with RUNINOut,” said Wayne Manigo, comedian.  “We had a blast and we look forward to …

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St Paddies Day @ Irish Channel

In Bar, Beer, Chinatown, Events, Festival, Food, Fun, Irish by RUNINdc

Back in the 1600’s, the Catholic church created St Patrick’s Day to commemorate Christianity’s arrival in Ireland — boy has the holiday evolved over the years. Today, St Patrick’s Day is a week long event featuring several Irish bands and specials.  During the week our beloved Brian Gaffney, Peter Baker and Aine Doherty performs. On Sunday, the Channel participates in …