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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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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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Wizards Move Practice to St Elizabeths East

In Fun, News, News & Culture, Sports by RUNINdc

t Elizabeths East a National Historic has been chosen as the future home of the Washington Wizards.  The Wizards will practice at a modern training facility to be built there.  In addition this will be the home arena for the Washington Mystics and will have up to 5,000 seats. The St Elizabeths’ landmark and is specially zoned as the StE …

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Grand Trunk Debuts House of Cards.

In Asian, Fun, News, Openings, Penn Quarter, Police, Sports, Tv Shows by RUNINdc

Congress may have just given DHS a last-minute lifeline, but back in the imaginary world of House of Cards, there would be no resolution. Perhaps there was no better venue to kick off Season 3 than at the sparkling new Grand Trunk on Indiana Ave NW.  The glitzy 24-hour eatery with its gold decor, alligator-embossed leather seats, replete with 70-something TVs displaying Spacey’s …

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Bracket Room Packs it Big for the Superbowl

In Arlington, Clarendon, Football, Sports by RUNINdc

The Bracket Room is popular with the female clientele and Patriots Football in Clarendon VA It’s also a packed with fans during the games. But it’s not a regular run of the mill sports bar. First the food is something to cheer about.  The menu is cleverly designed by price (not by category) and offers an upscale version of traditional bar food …

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Carolina Fans Celebrate NFC South Win

In Dupont Circle, Sports by RUNINdc

Carolina fans woke up Saturday to some bad news.  Due to a stabbing incident at McFadden’s early that morning, the bar would be closed for the next 96 hours. The rush was on to find a new game watching location for the critical Sunday Winner-Take-All matchup Thankfully, Sign of the Whale, whose Eagles had been eliminated the previous week, offered to …

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Browns Backers @RFD

In Sports by RUNINdc

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Victory in Berlin

In Capitol Hill, Fun, Soccer, Sports by RUNINdc

When Mario Goetze scored what would the game-winning goal for Germany in over time, the entire Cafe Berlin erupted with joy. This is the first year we have shown World Cup games at Cafe Berlin,” says owner Clytie Roberts-Glage  “We have shown all the German games for this World Cup.” The victory for Germany marks the first time a European team has …

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German Fans Whoop it Up @ The Biergarten

In Fun, H Street, Soccer, Sports by RUNINdc

German fans from all over the DMV converged at DC’s iconic Deutschland to savor Bavarian food, German drafts and cheer on their beloved National Football Team.  Long time German fans and brand spanking new ones crammed into the Biergarten Haus‘s spacious open patios to witness Germany make history — becoming World Champions for the fourth time, but the first in …

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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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B Too Wins the Wager

In 14th Street, Fun, Sports by RUNINdc

B Too and the Pig located next door set a friendly bet before the big match. So who would win the crispy wafelburger, a classic burger with crispy onions dripping with chipotle mayo or the famous wild boar ragu. The game was a nail biter all the way with Belgium threateing many times but the US stopping.   Eventually in overtime the top ranked …