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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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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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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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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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Postmates Profit Rides on the Back of Couriers

In Adams Morgan, Arlington, Capitol Hill, Chinatown, Clarendon, Downtown, Dupont Circle, Food, Georgetown, Grocery, Lawsuit, Metro, Mexican, News, Pizza, Review, Sandwiches by RUNINdc

Postmates roared into town 18 months ago with the promise of being able to deliver virtually anything to anyone in the District within an hour. They charge a 10% purchase fee and a nominal delivery fee based on distance of which 80% goes to the couriers The app is commonly used for restaurant food but people have been known to …

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DC Streetcar Project is Dead on Arrival

In Charity, Downtown, Georgetown, News, Police by RUNINdc

Forget the empty promises that DC made to current and considering business owners along the 2.5 mile stretch on H Street. The $3 billion streetcar project would be an economic boost to hundreds of restaurants and stores shuttling happy-go-lucky customers who converge on the multi-modal Union Station exiting from metro, bus and train. Additionally a second phase would carry passengers …

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Five Stabbed at McFadden’s

In Foggy Bottom, Georgetown, News by RUNINdc

Five people were stabbed inside McFadden’s in Foggy Bottom early Saturday morning.  The incident took place at about 12:37 am in the 2400 block of Pennsylvania Ave NW, near George Washington University. The victims suffered serious injuries but all  are expected to survive. Police spokesman Officer Hugh Carew said there have been no arrests, though a police-issued alert identified the suspect as a …

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Farewell Chadwick’s

In Closing, Georgetown by RUNINdc

Chadwick’s is closing this weekend.  The long-time waterfront staple,  known for its daily happy hour deals and bottomless champagne brunch opened in 1967. The spot will live in infamy because that is where Aldrich Ames betrayed his country 30 years ago. Chadwick’s has been a Georgetown staple for nearly 50 years. Mr. Smith’s has been a DC favorite since 1962.  Farewell …

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El Centro, D.F. GT

In Food, Georgetown, Mexican, Review by RUNINdc

The decor was very rustic with lots of rich gnarled, and salvaged wood as well as metal tubs and spigots instead of sinks in the bathroom. Most interesting still is the fact that instead of a mirror between the male and female bathroom there is nothing but sinks. It took me a good moment to realize it was open to …