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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 …

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Nationals Harper yet to Hit Peak

In Food by RUNINdc

The Nationals may have had a crummy year, but Bryce Harper year has been nothing short of spectacular. Besides leading the majors in average, on-base percentage, slugging and ranking in the top five for hone runs, runs and walks, some say that Harper has yet to reach his peak. And he’s only 22 years old. Being one of the frontrunners …

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Art all Night @ Congress Heights

In Congress Heights by RUNINdc

With a focus on celebration of community and the spirit of Southeast DC, this year’s Art All Night program at Congress Heights will gather DC’s diverse residents around a night of food, music, and art. The aim is to celebrate DC, the Congress Heights community and the spirit of togetherness through a multi-faceted program: live music, visual and culinary art, …

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Baltimore Innovation Crawl Kicks off Big Tech Week

In Baltimore, Food by RUNINdc

On Friday, September 25 we’re taking a walking tour of 8 different businesses to scope out what they’re doing that’s new, different, innovative and exciting. Expect refreshments at each stop! We’ll end at the Baltimore Innovation Week Kickoff Festival with the Gathering at Power Plant Live! with a special concert featuring G.Love, food trucks and an app arcade. Grab an official …

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Thousands Cheer the Pope in his Fiat

In News, News & Culture by RUNINdc

ust as the Pope arrived in Andrews Air Force base in an Alitalia airliner, the Pope rode around DC in his favorite Fiat. After the Papal Parade at the Mall, the Pontiff headed towards the Cathedral of St Matthew the Apostle in his humble Fiat. At the Vatican, the humble Pope is known to drive himself around in his Fiat. Known …

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Silver Spring Finally Opens Problem Transit Center

In News by RUNINdc

Five years overdue and and 80 million dollars over budget, the Paul Sarbanes Transit Center opened at 4 a.m. Sunday morning. Earlier this year, Montgomery County and Metro filed a $166 million lawsuit against the companies that designed, built and inspected the Silver Spring Transit Center. The main allegation in the complaint is that Parsons Brincker­hoff did not design floors in …

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Pope to Disrupt DC

In Chinatown by RUNINdc

ope Francis is set to make his first trip to the US by arriving in DC on Tuesday. That means crowded Metro, congested roadways and restricted parking.  In fact, the Pope’s three-city, five-day visit to the this week is set to become the highest security operation in the US ever (eclipsing Pope Benedict’s visit in 2008) If you don’t need to …

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H Street Fest Bigger & Better

In Food by RUNINdc

Can’t wait for #HStFest! Always the best event of the year: https://t.co/fuFgmxEuvP — Mary Kong-DeVito (@MaryK0ng) June 30, 2015 #DistrictofColumbia #HStFest ???????????????? @HStreetDC We love our city! pic.twitter.com/yqP8GbE33h — DC Young Democrats (@DCYDs) September 19, 2015 H Street Festival #HStFest #HStNE #hstfestival2014 pic.twitter.com/dYKuX81AnR — Callan (@RudeHaggis) September 21, 2014

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What is Speed MIX?

In News by RUNINdc

Speed MIX: Associations & Nonprofits + Digital Experts and Agencies OpenGov Hub 6:30-8:30p Register on Eventbrite 1110 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC(map) Web Content Mavens is hosting its first Speed MIX on Monday.  MIX is Speed Networking between people who run digital projects for associations & nonprofits – and the digital experts who can help! Make connections, talk shop, …

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Brodown Throwdown @ Rock & Roll Hotel

In H Street by RUNINdc

FREE NOON – 3AM 1ST FLOOR (ALL AGES) JUSTIN JONES 9PM Justin Jones is “rock and roll…No Auto-Tune,nogimmicks—just a songwriter with a guitar and a crack band,” says The Vinyl District’s Jennifer Carney. Weaned on the sounds of southern soul, blues, and rock, Jones started playing open mic nights in Charlottesville near his hometown in hisearly teens. With five albums …

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Pelonkey Grand Opening

In Food by RUNINdc

Thank you all so much for making our Grand Launch Party a huge success!     We had fun watching you have fun at the pre-show cocktail party, variety show, and celebration. The BIGGEST of thank-yous to all our fantabulous sponsors, without whom the magic of our launch party would not exist. We’re lookin’ atchu,SkipperFilms: Video Production / DC / VA / MD /, VeeKast, Travelling Bean,Eco Caters, …

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Ward 8’s First Subway Shuts Down

In Congress Heights, Food, Sandwiches by RUNINdc

When Richard Van Camp envisioned a Subway restaurant being built on MLK Avenue ten years ago, the locals scoffed. A Subway had just closed on Alabama Avenue a year ago and residents didn’t think it had a chance. Still Van Camp and his business partner, Chito Peppler, persevered and opened up the first Subway restaurant in Ward 8.  A lot …

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ATA-DC’s Turkish Festival – Sept 27

In Food by RUNINdc

September 2015 will be filled with a variety of events showcasing Turkish culture, arts, cuisine, fashion, and music! The American Turkish Association of Washington D.C. (ATA-DC) is proud to announce the 4th Annual Turkish Heritage Month, taking place this September in Washington D.C. Turkish American Heritage Month Brings the Ancient City of Cappadocia to Washington DC this September. Events will …

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Art All Night is back next Week

In Congress Heights by RUNINdc

The ultra successful  Art All Night returns to DC on Sept 26!! For seven hours, from 7:00 pm to 3:00 am, the neighborhoods of Congress Heights, Dupont Circle, H Street NE, North Capitol and Shaw will present an eclectic mix of visual arts, performance, music and activities.

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Noelia Barely Survives a Year

In Closing, Downtown by RUNINdc

First it was Finemondo. Then Noelia opened on F Street amid much fanfare. Earlier this year, they went through a menu change and brought in a new chef. Even invited the DC Foodbloggers to visit on July. Sadly Noelia barely lasted a year.

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Air Show Returns to Andrews

In Food by RUNINdc

After a three year hiatus due to budget cuts, the Joint Base Air Show is back and back in force. In 2013, the Defense Department ordered services to cut spending on community outreach activities by 45 percent. On Saturday, Sept. 19, the Joint Base Open House will feature the Air Force Thunderbirds and will cap a week long birthday celebration for …

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EquityEats Modifies Prequel Model

In Bar, Beer, Food by RUNINdc

When Prequel launched at the former Living Social building on 918 F St in Penn Quarter earlier this year, Washingtonians of all income levels could invest in a new popup restaurant  and earn an equity stake with the potential to make more if the business grows.  Residents were taking advantage of the new DC law that allowed non-accredited investors to crowd fund a new …

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H Street Fest 2015

In H Street by RUNINdc

What a busy weekend ahead: H Street NE will celebrate the 10th annual H Street Festival on September 19, 2015. This year’s festival is sure to be one of the best, with activities, performances, restaurants and vendors spanning 10 blocks of H Street NE. Organized by H Street Main Street, the H Street Festival is one of Washington DC’s most …

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Widespread Salmonella Linked to Fig & Olive

In News by RUNINdc

There is a nationwide salmonella outbreak linked to imported cucumbers, and there over 70 cases of salmonella poisoining in DC linked to the newly-opened Fig & Olive.  According to the Washington Post, six people have been hospitalized after eating or drinking at the new City Centre establishment – five in DC and one in Alexandria.  And a total of 70 people who …

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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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Adams Morgan Community Saves the Day

In Adams Morgan by RUNINdc

or may years, Adams Morgan Day was billed as the city’s largest street festival, and earlier this year, the festival was no more.  That was after misconduct by its sponsor organizer. But the community members would have none of this. They wanted to continue with the street festival and banded together to make it happen. “We are thrilled to be …

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Adams Morgan Day – Sun Sep 13

In Adams Morgan by RUNINdc

In its 37th year, the event is bringing the focus back to the neighborhood and the people and businesses within it. There will be many changes from years past. While the streets will be open during the day-long activities, each restaurant and business will be able to do their own thing, giving this more of an organic and local feel.

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14th & Meridian Block Party

In Food by RUNINdc

You are invited to the annual block party at 14th & Meridian! Where: Meridian Place NW between 14th and 16th Street. Who: Everyone! When: 3pm until 9pm (?) Come out and enjoy a beautiful Saturday afternoon and evening with us as we celebrate the neighborhood! Festivities include: ~Live Music & Dancing ~Free Food & Drink ~Moon Bounce & Games for …

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The Reflex Rocks Joint Base Bolling Marina

In Bolling, Food by RUNINdc

oint Base Bolling was once home to two military airfields where large fixed wing aircraft took off and landed long before a commercial airport rose across the river. It wasn’t until the early 80s when both airstrips were removed. Around the same time Bryan Adams, Blondie, Duran Duran, the Go-Go’s, Journey, Cyndi Lauper, Madonna, Whitesnake and many other popular artists and one-hit wonders …

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Science Club – Quirky Chemistry in DC

In Food, Food Blogger, Fun, Review by RUNINdc

Photos by Skvora Limited Science Club is a quirky bar in a four-story brownstone with decorative nods to chemistry, plus a patio & dancing to DJs.   It’s an ideal place for cocktails and the quintessential spot for vegan and vegetarian food. The Science Club is a prime location for smart, progressive people who are both laid back and love …

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#NerdsAreSexyDC Date Auction

In U Street by RUNINdc

Photos by Jason Morenz Network For Progress​ & Generation Obama-Washington, DC​  held the 8th & FINAL Mixer & Charity Date Auction DC: “Nerds Are Sexy” at Tropicalia on U Street! After doing some mixing and mingling, attendees bid on dates with several lovely ladies and charming gentleman with the outings sponsored by local businesses including a party excursion on the …

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Special Love Fundraiser in DC

In Bar, Charity, News, Review, Running, Shaw by RUNINdc

Photos by SNPhotography t was a balmy and mild summer evening in Shaw when more than 100 people gathered at Cambria rooftop to socialize, celebrate and fundraise for Special Love. Special Love is a charity organization that provides cancer families a network of support. Special Love’s hallmark program, Camp Fantastic, is a one-week adventure for 7-17 year olds held at the …

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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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EU Embassy Run for Nepal

In Food by RUNINdc

Last year a group of 40 runners casually met in front of the French Embassy on Reservoir Road on a Saturday morning to run 13 miles while visiting over a dozen embassies. This wasn’t something they just randomly decided to do. It was part of the annual EU Embassy Run as part of EU Open House Day. Due to the …

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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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Vendetta Robbed on H Street

In Bar, Food, H Street, News, Police by RUNINdc

Three men robbed Vendetta Bocce Bar & Tavern on H Street and attacked one of its employees just as it was closing down this morning. The robbers demanded property when they entered the bar and  struck an employee before they fled through the back door. Police described one of the robbers as an 18-to-25-year-old man who was 5-foot-8 and 150 pounds. That …

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Woodley Park Restaurant Vandalized

In Lebanese, Mediterranean by RUNINdc

Mama Ayesha’s Manager Amir Abu-El-Hawa, arrived to work  and found red stains on the bodies of each president on the mural painted on the side of the restaurant.  Some idiot had fired paint pellets at the crotch of each President. It took three years to paint the mural.   Mama Ayesha has started a Go Fund me page to raise $4,000 to …

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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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Costa Brava Partner Missing

In Food by RUNINdc

Calvert County, Md. – LUSBY, Md – The body of 37-year-old Daniel Brown was found on Saturday while his brother 39-year-old Douglas Brown, has not been recovered. Both brothers as well as Daniel Brown’s son were swimming in Cove Point The son entered deep water and had trouble returning to shore against the tide. So both brothers went out to …

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Shori Sushi Grand Opening

In Food Blogger, Fun, Japanese, News, Openings by RUNINdc

On Sunday, Jul 19th, Shori Sushi will be celebrating their Grand Opening. There will be two seatings and each seating will be 100 guest. The first seating will be from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm and the second seating will be from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Both seating will be serving variety of appetizers, sushis, sashimi and desserts. The …

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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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El Chalan

In Downtown, Dupont Circle, Food, Food Blogger by RUNINdc

El Chalan is a renowned Peruvian Restaurant DC that has been open in the Golden Triangle since the early 80s. El Chalan serves up delicious Peruvian fare every day of the week. Their most known dishes are the lomo saltado, causa, and ceviche.

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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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Rodent Droppings @ Banana Cafe

In Closing by RUNINdc

Banana Cafe had rodent droppings, a live cockroach and fruit flies during a food and safety inspection by D.C. Department of Health. The restaurant and piano bar was closed temporarily last week after the inspector found a “gross insanitary occurrence or condition that may endanger public health including but not limited to heavy infestation of vermin,” DOH said at the …

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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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Stetson’s up for Sale

In Alcohol, Bar, Beer, Closing, Food by RUNINdc

Stetsons has a wide and storied past. It was a location of a saloon during the Prohibition era; a popular club during the Duke Ellington days, a ravaged venue during the Martin Luther King riots and in 1980 it was reborn as a local neighborhood bar. Now the DC Bar for sale will be seeing a new lease on life. …

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DC Fundraiser for Fisher Foundation Honors Beau Biden

In Bar, Charity, Dupont Circle, News, Patriotic, Weekly Picks by RUNINdc

Hundreds of mourners gathered in Delaware Legislative Hall on Thursday to pay their respects to Beau Biden. The ceremony marked the beginning of a three-day memorial for Biden to close with President Obama delivering an emotional eulogy. Meanwhile in DC, over a hundred attendees paid tribute to Beau Biden at the Sauf Haus Bier Hall by donating money to the …

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Dennis Hastert Blackmailed for Sex Acts

In College, News, Police by RUNINdc

Dennis Hastert was a popular Member who served the longest tour as Speaker of the House. He was well respected and stirred little drama in politics until now. In 2010, a few years after he retired as House Speaker, Hastert was approached by a former wrestling student with accusations of sexual misconduct. Hastert, who didn’t want this info to be …

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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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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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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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Vinofest

In Wine by RUNINdc

SUGGESTED TWEET: Love #wine and #music? Don’t miss #VINOFESTDC 2015 | http://vinofest.co/ #VinoFestDC | @questlove headlines | #music #wine #food #charity | http://vinofest.co/ EVENT INFO WHAT: VinoFest DC 2015 WHEN: May 9, 2015 3:00 – 10:00 pm WHERE: Storey Park in NoMa – 1005 First St NE Washington, DC 20002 Presented by Vinolovers, VinoFest DC is a curated wine and …

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Praying for Baltimore

In Food, News by RUNINdc

The protestors promised to close the city down. They were able to postpone the Orioles – Red Sox game After consultation with Baltimore City Police Department, tonight’s game between the Orioles & White Sox at Oriole Park has been postponed. — Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) April 27, 2015 The Mayor has ordered a 10pm curfew LATEST: Riots in #Baltimore: • Mayor orders …

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Fairfax Co Hotel Catches Fire – Condemned

In Hotel, Police by RUNINdc

A Quality Inn in Alexandria, VA caught fire overnight after a big explosion. Fire crews arrived at the scene around 2am Sunday morning and found the hotel engulfed in flames. Several floors collapsed and the entire building has been condemned. Displaced guests are at nearby hotels, and Red Cross is on the scene to assist. The cause of the fire …

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Rudy the Brawn & Brains behind Namesake Grill

In Food by RUNINdc

Rudy Kestem is a born entrepreneur. He moved from his beloved Istanbul in 1998 to start a new business and new life in America. He’s the brawn and brains behind his namesake restaurant — something he wanted to do a little differently in Howard County. So three years ago, Rudy opened Rudy’s Mediterranean Grill. He brought a great chef from …

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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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Silver Spring Society Owner Guilty of Drug Trafficking

In Silver Spring by RUNINdc

The owner of Society Restaurant pleaded guilty  to conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute between 3,000 to 10,000 kilograms of marijuana. The former basketball star from George Mason University was caught with more than 200 pounds of marijuana by a Texas state trooper in 2009. Miskiri will forfeit Society Restaurant as part of the plea deal and is expected …

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DC’s First Micro Hotel Coming to Chinatown

In Chinatown, Hotel by RUNINdc

Monument Realty has formed a partnership with Modus Hotels to develop a 245-room micro-hotel at 627 H St NW adjacent to Vapiano’s Restaurant. Construction is starting later this month with completion expected in 2015. The micro concept has proven to be a successful model in New York where guests who don’t spend too much time in their rooms would prefer …

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Beef Steak Opens at GWU

In Chef, College, Food by RUNINdc

Beef Steak has landed at GWU Beefsteak is fast, crave-worthy food created by one of America’s most respected chefs. Jose Andres brings the culinary craft into the everyday, lovingly prepared and tailor made for today’s busy lifestyles especially the folks at GWU. Colocated at the University’s new Science and Engineering Hall, Beef Steak doesn’t serve much meat. The only animal …

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Chief Ike’s Mambo Room to Close End of Month

In Closing by RUNINdc

After a 25 year run, Chief Ike’s will be closing. Chef Ike’s Mambo Room to close and the end of the week According to the Washington City Paper, Bar Concepts was brought it last summer to keep the struggling bar afloat. Sales increased on the weekends but was not sustained during the week. Patrons can say goodbye with a flurry …

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Three Silver Spring Restaurants Damaged by Fire

In News, Silver Spring by RUNINdc

A two-alarm fire damaged three Silver Spring restaurants early Thursday. More than 100 firefighters responded to the 8400 block of Georgia Avenue. The Bombay Gaylord restaurant had its dining area destroyed by the fire. The Quarry House Tavern, located on the basement level of the Bombay Gaylord, and the Mandarin Chinese restaurant next door were also damaged. Pete Piringer, a …