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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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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 …

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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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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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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Nepal Relief Fundraiser @Court Haus Social

In Arlington, Bar, Beer, Food, Food Blogger, Fun, Fundraiser, German, Misc by RUNINdc

Come snack on delicious dishes at the newly opened CourtHaus Social while we raise money for the Nepal Relief. $20 gets you entry including a wide selection of German & American mouth-watering hors d’oeuvres. Pls purchase your tickets on Bookalokal: http://bit.ly/1JSAhBX 100% of the ticket price will support earthquake victims in Nepal Georgetown Stands with Nepal Nepal Rising – Washington …

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DC Offers Free Rent for Innovators

In Misc by RUNINdc

DC is transforming from a government town to a technology hub and this year, DC wants to showcase its growth at SXSW. The Washington DC Economic Partnership (WCDEP) has partnered with the DC tech community to collectively promote the District’s growing technology economy  at SXSW, the premier trade show for creative industries and innovation. “SXSW offers an extraordinary podium that will …

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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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Sette Osteria Part Deux

In Misc by RUNINdc

If you like casual Italian dining in a soft, relaxing atmosphere, then you’re in for a big treat.   M Cafe Bar has closed and retail developer Iraklis Krabassis will replace it with Sette Osteria, the popular neighborhood eatery in Dupont. Here’s a press release from General Manager Mehdi Zorgani: WASHINGTON, DC – We are very proud to announce the …

Snow Day Specials

In Misc by RUNINdc

Alba Osteria has all day happy hour with half priced pizza, $6 draft beers and more. Jackson 20 will offer snow day brunch from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and happy hour will start at 11 a.m. tomorrow. Granville Moore’s will be opening at 11:00 a.m. for a snow day lunch and day-drinking. The kitchen will offer the full dinner …

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DC Police Cracking Down on Johns

In 14th Street, Misc, News, Police, Shaw by RUNINdc

Gone are the days when prostitutes plied the trade around Logan Circle and 14th Street.  They are not as prevalent as they used to be, but thanks to Backpage and Craigslist, the prostitution trade in DC is still alive and well. Since the beginning of the year, DC police have run a string of stings along the city’s main corridors by posting …

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The Oldest Lesbian Bar in Country Closes

In Closing, Fun, Gay, Misc by RUNINdc

Their website states that they are the oldest continually operating lesbian bar in the country, but for now, it appears that the club can no longer claim that distinction.  Shortly after New Year’s, Phase 1 closed for renovation. However, the word on the street is that the Barracks Row bar may now close for good with no word on what will replace …

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Lima Lounge to Close After NYE

In Closing, Misc by RUNINdc

“ALL GOOD THINGS MUST COME TO AN END” After 10 years of being at the forefront of D.C. Nightlife, it is with both sadness and excitement that we announce Lima Lounge & Fujimar Restaurant will be closing its doors on Saturday, January 3rd, 2015. Our lease has ended and it’s time now to say a fond farewell to our home …

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Rialto Calzone

In Misc by RUNINdc

The Calzone at Rialto filled mozzarella and ricotta is great food for pizza lovers and fun to eat, too. Animated Gif courtesy of Jason Morenz The Calzone @Rialto View Larger Map

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Clyde’s Makes its Case to Keep Alcohol License

In Misc, News by RUNINdc

This August, police went under cover to bust a number of customers for alcohol violations at Clyde’s Tower Oaks lodge after receiving a number of community complaints. Last Thursday, Clyde’s made its case to the Montgomery County Board of License Commissions to retain its Alcohol License. The restaurant has changed its half priced wine — now only patrons in the …

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Taste of Toro Toro

In Misc by RUNINdc

Jaleo meets Fogo De Chao — our event was held at Toro Toro. Wonderful choice for dinner with top notch service.  The ceviche was one of the best I’ve had in a long time. The mimosas were amazing, with four different flavors (passion fruit, mango, and blood orange, and traditional orange juice).  Our event with NTEN was well attended and …

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Bastille Restaurant & Wine Bar

In Misc by RUNINdc

by Annamaria Quayle  Yuppies Delight, it’s tasteless, pretentious and overdone! Located off the beaten path in Old Town Alexandria well past the hub of activity most enjoy about the area, Bastille Restaurant & Wine Bar is unassuming from the outside with a simple, classical elegance inside including a long wooden bar, heavy draperies and a cut-through showing the ongoings in …

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Ben’s Chili Bowl to Open at DCA

In Misc by RUNINdc

On Wednesday, July 23rd, Ben’s Chili Bowl will celebrate 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 …

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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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B Too oh so Bodacious

In Food Blogger, Misc by RUNINdc

  June’s Food Blogger was held at the sleek and inviting B Too, Chef Bart’s second spot, the more high-end and polished version of his massively popular Barracks Row spot, Belga Cafe. The deep fried bitterballens were crispy, meaty and oh so yummy. And yes the beer was so fresh & dee-licious I had to have more.  Thank you Chef Bart …

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EU Embassy Run: Embassy of Netherlands

In Embassy, Fun, Misc, Running by RUNINdc

Netherlands is known for its cycling and innovation.  And as part of the annual EU Embassy Run, the Embassy of Netherlands became  one of the 10 stops the group of 40+ runners made during their 13-mile run. The group was greeted with warm smiles and refreshingly cold, thirst quenching Heineken — the mot popular beer in the world — and the …