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Congress Heights ‘Art All Night’ Street Fest

In Art, Beer, Charity, Congress Heights, Events, Fashion, Festival, Film, Food, Fun by RUNINdcLeave a Comment

Washington D.C. — Art All Night is D.C.’s free overnight arts festival which took place all over the city on Sept. 23-24 with different activations on each night, bringing visual and performing arts, such as painting, photography, sculpture, crafts, fashion, music, literary arts, dance, theater, film, and poetry, to indoor and outdoor public and private spaces, including local businesses and …

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Congress Heights Art All Night

In Food by RUNINdc1 Comment

HOME Sept 23 | Art All Night: Paint and Sip at Busboys and Poets Anacostia Sit back and paint your masterpiece. Busboys and Poets Anacostia are putting out the canvas and the paint to do it. Join us for an evening of art, creativity, and fun led by Artist, Designer and Muralist Mia Duvall Sept 23 | Art All Night …

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H Street Fest Bigger Post Pandemic

In Food by RUNINdc3 Comments

Washington D.C. — On a gorgeous September day, over 150,000 people enjoyed the annual H Street Festival, a celebrated event that dates back 17 years to when it was just a small block party. Today, the jamboree extends 11 blocks and has emerged as the most anticipated and highly attended single-day festival in the city. There were many cheerful people …

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2022 DC State Fair @ St E’s

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Washington, D.C. — The 13th Annual DC State Fair took place at the Saint Elizabeth’s East Campus in Congress Heights. The daylong celebration of all things homegrown is unique among local fairs and festivals: it is run entirely by volunteers. “After two years of virtual events during the pandemic, we are incredibly excited to be celebrating our DC State Fair …

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DC’s Fall Festivals

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From the Washington Post Fall festival season is one of the best times of the year in the Washington area, but with so many events to choose from, it can be tough to decide what’s worth your time and money. So, we did the heavy lifting for you. Here’s a guide on which festivals to attend based on your vibe …

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Biden May Ban Bitcoin unless it Turns Greener

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The White House suggested that U.S. lawmakers and regulators could soon crack down on cryptocurrency mining because of its large carbon footprint. In a Thursday report, mandated by President Biden in an executive order in March, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy said crypto miners should reduce greenhouse gas emissions, with help from the Environmental Protection Agency …

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DC State Fair

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DC State FairSat, Sept 11: 10:00 AM 5:00 PMGateway DC at Saint Elizabeth’s East (map)Google Calendar ICSThe 13th Annual DC State Fair will include contests, local vendors, and a celebration of the District’s agricultural, culinary, and creative talents. An annual celebration of all things Washington, DC, the DC State Fair will showcase the District’s agricultural, culinary, and artistic talents. WASHINGTON, …

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AMC Alexandria Evacuated due to Threat

In Food by RUNINdc

Alexandria, VA — A male subject walked into an AMC Hoffman theater and said “everyone in theater 13 is going to die” causing a massive stampede. A few people were injured due to the rush to the exits. The police decided to evacuate the entire theater looking for anything suspicious. Police later shut down traffic into Hoffman Town Center, and the …

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Theaters offering $3 Fares on Saturday Sept 3

In Food by RUNINdc

Labor Day weekend is typically a bit of a slump for movie theaters. But this Saturday, Sept. 3, multiple theater chains are offering $3 movie tickets, including their premium screens (IMAX, Dolby Cinema, ScreenX, 4DX, etc.) to celebrate National Cinema Day. Many of the region’s theaters — including indie spots like The Miracle Theatre and swanky new offerings like Alamo …

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Around The World Cultural Food Festival

In Food by RUNINdc

The Around the World Cultural Food Festival will occur on Aug. 27, at Oronoco Bay Park in Old Town Alexandria. This is the second year the festival has taken place on the waterfront, as it was on Pennsylvania Ave in D.C. before the pandemic. The festival explores the area’s diversity by offering various foods, crafts, and performances from more than …

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Nearly $400 Million Allotted to Train Veterans – Less than 400 have been placed

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A $386 million coronavirus pandemic veteran’s retraining program run by the Department of Veterans Affairs largely did not function as was designed and did not attract as many veterans as it was created to serve, according to a Washington Post investigation. Why it matters: The program, included in the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act that passed last year, heavily …

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MLK Library turns 50

In Festival, Food, Fun by RUNINdc

Celebrate Singing, Talking and Reading with DC Public Library as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library! Singing, talking, reading, writing and playing are great healthy habits that will help your child grow into a confident learner. At STAR Fest, your family will learn about them all as you enjoy: Music by Latin-Grammy Award-winning …

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Vietfest – Vietnamese Heritage Festival

In Art, Events, Fashion, Festival, Food by RUNINdc

This weekend❗️ Largest Vietnamese Heritage Festival on the East Coast. There will be food, fun, performances, fashion shows, pageants, back to school giveaways, raffles, and more! Visit vietfest.com for more info. Programming schedule is available here: vietfest.com/schedule . We also have a collaborative after party event presented by @subtleasianparty.dc, tickets are available here: ticketfairy.com/event/sap-dc-retro/?r=sap VietFest is the largest Vietnamese Festival …

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DC Restaurant Week

In Capitol Hill, Chef, Chinatown, Downtown, Dupont Circle, Food, Food Blogger by RUNINdc

#DMV restaurants are IN for Summer #RestaurantWeek returning August 15 – 21! ☀️ #DineOutEatUp with 3-course menus for #lunch, #dinner and #brunch or at home with take-out & delivery. Visit https://t.co/CfwhvY5T55 for details. pic.twitter.com/403Oq1IGlC — RAMW (@RAMWdc) August 11, 2022 Below are some of the restaurants participating: La Collina — Located on 747 C St SE. The Italian(ish) restaurant is offering …

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R.I.P. Olivia Newton John

In News by RUNINdc

Olivia Newton John has died following several years battling breast cancer. The iconic singer and the star of Grease was 73.   1978 Grease – One of the best musicals ever created Grease by Frankie Valli during Capitol Fourth 2014 View this post on Instagram A post shared by John Travolta (@johntravolta)

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Lady Gaga – The Chromatic Ball

In Events by RUNINdc

Lady Gaga performed for two hours to complement her 2020 “Chromatic” album. “Over the past few years this country has been very brave and showed a lot of courage and there was a lot of pain,” she said. “We wish we could go back and change what happened, but I want to remember your bravery. I think the world is …

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Free DC Medical Marijuana Cert

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Effective July 6, 2022, DC residents who are at least 21 years of age may self-certify on their patient application that they will use cannabis purchased from a licensed dispensary for medical purposes in lieu of securing a recommendation from their healthcare provider. Registrations are free through August 18, 2022. Registrations issued by September 30, 2022, are valid for two (2) years from …

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Retired D.C. Police LT Charged in Fatal Shooting of Library Officer

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A retired D.C. police officer has been charged after fatally shooting a library police officer at a training session Thursday inside the Anacostia neighborhood Library. Special Police Officer Maurica Manyan, of Indian Head, Maryland, was the victim, the Metropolitan Police Department said in an update Friday. She was 25 and worked as a special police officer within the DC Public …

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Emma G @ the District Wharf

In Food by RUNINdc

There’s lots of wonderful things to see and do at the Wharf. And there’s always great music at Pearl Street Warehouse and Union Stage. Visit the wharf any weekend. It’s where D.C. meets for live music.

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MGM Cancels Wind Down Thursdays

In Food by RUNINdc

Radio One Statement on canceling Wind Down Thursday: Due to the overwhelming popularity of Wind Down Thursday, the success of the event has outgrown the MGM National Harbor venue.  MGM has been a tremendous partner over the past two years and we look forward to collaborating with them on future events.  Radio One will be evaluating venue options for Wind …

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Emma G – Rock’n Raftup

In Food, Music by RUNINdc

Get out on the water and enjoy an evening with Emma G performing 90’s pop rock hits at the National Harbor Marina’s Rock’n Raftup Concert Series. Bring your own boat or rent one from Oasis Marina.  Cher addresses the subject of letting go of the pain felt from a broken relationship to embrace a new life. She makes it clear in the …

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Falun Gong Movement in DC

In Food by RUNINdc

Rubio Pays Tribute to Falun Gong Movement Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued the following statement in commemoration of the fallen victims of the Falun Gong spiritual movement, who have been brutally targeted by the Chinese Communist Party since July 20, 1999. Falun Gong is a spiritual movement based on the teachings of its founder, Li Hongzhi, and traditional …

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Bad Saint has Closed

In Closing by RUNINdc

Bad Saint mathewluc’s profile picture katg0esme0w’s profile picture mathewramsey’s profile picture Liked by mathewramsey and 4,095 others badsaintdc’s profile picture badsaintdc After two and a half arduous, relentless pandemic years, we have decided to close the restaurant. Our last night of dinner service was this past Saturday, July 9. We opened our doors on September 3, 2015 with our hearts …

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Fiesta Asia Street Fair

In Art, Food by RUNINdc

The National Asian Heritage festival Signature Event – Fiesta Asia Street Fair is back LIVE in 2022! Fiesta Asia Street Fair happening on Saturday July 16th, 11am – 7pm In our 17th year, Fiesta Asia Street Fair is the longest running, most inclusive & the largest FREE Pan-Asian Festival in the Washington DC Metropolitan area. Fiesta Asia Street Fair features over 1000 performers + artisans + …

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FUTURES Forward: Closing Celebration

In Festival by RUNINdc

On July 6 FUTURES opened for one last time and held a epic bash worthy of the next millennia at the Smithsonian Arts & Industries Building. FUTURES may be closing. But this is not the end, this is the beginning—of the rest of YOUR futures, of building the world you want to live in, and sharing it with those around …

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Freedom Fest Fireworks

In Events, Festival by RUNINdc

Photo GIFs by Jason Morenz The 15-minute Fourth of July fireworks show seen from Joint Base Anacostia Bolling The Airmen of Note performs the Armed Forces Medley including the US Space Force

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Chocolate Factory Band Performs @ JBAB

In Food by RUNINdc

Photo by Jason Morenz “We were SUPER EXCITED to be asked back to the JBAB 4th of July Freedom Fest this year!!  We had an amazing time performing our style of R&B, Soul, Soft Rock and Pop for such an awesome crowd!!  The festivities get better and better every year!!  A BIG Thank You!! to JBAB and the Slip Inn …

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Wind Down Thursdays National Harbor

In Events, Festival by jason

Wind Down Thursdays, your favorite FREE local Jazz and R&B Summer Concert Series is back at MGM National Harbor. Get ready to unwind outside on the Potomac Plaza at @MGMNationalHarbor Every Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. With multiple bar locations and easy access to Diablo’s Cantina or Tap Sports Bar, this will be the premier free music experience of …

JUNETEENTH: FREEDOM DAY CELEBRATION

In Food by RUNINdc

Join us for a Juneteenth celebration at the Plaza stage! We’re partnering with Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council for day of education, reflection, and celebration of Juneteenth. Featuring performances from the Prince George’s County Poet Laureate and Youth Poet Laureate, local dancers, live music and more.

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Juneteenth in DC

In Food by RUNINdc

Juneteenth, a national holiday marking the end of slavery in the United States, is Sunday. It’s been called the United States’ second independence day. It’s a day for activism, learning about Black history and joy — often observed with picnics and red foods. Celebrations/regional National Harbor will hold a Juneteenth Freedom Celebration with performances from the Prince George’s County Poet Laureate and Youth …

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Crypto DC Hosts Web 3.0

In Stocks, Technology by RUNINdc

Crypto DC is a Web3 and policy summit on June 15th at The Showroom. We’re bringing together the sharpest minds in Web3 and DC to tackle issues like regulation, user protection, and sustainable growth. As regulation around crypto becomes more important in the U.S., we’d like to center attention around what’s most important: innovators building the future of the internet. …

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Sisterhood Supper honors women food leaders

In Food by RUNINdc

In celebration of Juneteenth, the Sisterhood Supper returns to honor local women leaders who are empowering their families and communities one meal at a time in Washington, D.C. With the theme of “Liberating ourselves from farm to fork,” the community event is hosted by Women Advancing Nutrition, Dietetics and Agriculture (WANDA), a DC-based nonprofit that advocates and educates communities around …

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Boy’s & Girl’s Club BlueFest DC

In Food by RUNINdc

When Pat Blackburn took a club tour of The Boys & Girls Club five years ago, she was immediately impressed with the value of mentorship and immediately got involved with the BGCGW. Blackburn, President, Director and Principal Broker at Virginia-based real estate firm, Gates Hudson, got her start from people who also believed in nurturing young talent. “I had the good …

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The Well @ Oxon Run Opens

In Food by RUNINdc

After more than four years of planning, The Well at Oxon Run, a new urban garden and wellness space has opened its gates. Located in Ward 8 at 300 Valley Avenue in Southeast D.C., the Well had many collaborators: DC Greens, The Green Scheme, and Friends of Oxon Run—teamed up with the DC Department of Parks and Recreation and the …

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Memorial Day Parade

In Food by RUNINdc

Lt. Col. James H. Harvey III, 98, one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen, lead the National Memorial Day Parade as the Grand Marshall. Harvey, a decorated Korean War aviator served as a pilot along with three other Tuskegee Airmen in the military’s first top gun style competition back in 1949. His team took the top spot in the propeller competition …

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Korea: Cubically Imagined

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An immersive Korean pop-culture exhibition with VR, organized by the Korea Creative Content Agency and the country’s Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism and the National Museum of Korea. Visitors will be transported to BTS’s “Map of the Soul ON:E” online concert and to sets from the Oscar-winning film Parasite as well as a Joseon Dynasty landscape painting. Time-entry tickets …

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Benihana

In Food by RUNINdc

Photos by Jason Morenz The iconic teppanyaki restaurant founded by Rocky Aoki where Americans go to celebrate birthdays and chefs flip shrimp tails into their shirt pockets     Benihana

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Silk Road Festival – GWU

In Food by RUNINdc

Part of the “News from Central Asia” Exhibit and CAP’s 10th Anniversary Celebration #CAPraising We are celebrating our 10th Anniversary by bringing Central Asia to the heart of DC and launching our first public fundraising effort #CAPraising. Join us for a one-week, in person festivities to commemorate a decade of our achievement in advancing knowledge on and for Central Asia. …

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GWU Commencement

In Food by RUNINdc

Commencement week at the George Washington University begins Tuesday with a week of events celebrating the achievements of its graduates culminating in the university-wide 2022 Commencement ceremony on the National Mall. It is the first in-person Commencement held in its traditional time slot at the end of the academic year since 2019. The Class of 2020 and 2021 celebrated on …

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EU Embassy Open House Returns Sat

In Food by RUNINdc

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the EU and more than 20 of its associated embassies will open their doors to visitors for a day of European food, music, and fashion. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the EU and more than 20 of its associated embassies will open their doors to visitors for a day of European food, music, …

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DC Temple Open House

In Food by RUNINdc

I’ve personally driven past the majestic temple many times for the last 20 years, but never had a chance to enter.  The temple has been closed to non-members since 1974.  Now that the rededication will take place on August 14, 2022, the temple will be open to the public until June 11th, and will likely be closed for another 50 …

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Oyster Fest – at the Manor – May 14

In Food by RUNINdc

A SHUCKING GOOD TIME! JOIN Drink Eat Relax Events and The Manor Tavern for a Salty Good Time! This Seafood Foodie Celebration Will Feature Fresh Seafood, LIVE Shuckers, Beer, Fine Wines & Specialty Spring Cocktails, Great Music, And Lots of Fun! The Menu Offers: Freshly Shucked Oysters, Grilled Oysters, Sautéed Mussels, Steamed and Fried Clams, Louisiana Gumbo, Half-Pound Manor Burgers, …

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ATHENS TWILIGHT CRITERIUM

In Food by RUNINdc

Clayton St, Athens, GA 30601 Dates: April 29, 2022 – April 30, 2022 Recurrence: Recurring daily Location: Twilight Criterium The main event of the Athens Twilight Criterium attracts cyclists representing teams from all over the nation and the world. As CyclingTips.com puts it, “The streets of downtown Athens, Georgia, become a block party. Fireworks in the parking lot, bars overflowing, …

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Gillibrand joins Lummis in Crafting New Digital-asset Bill

In Food by RUNINdc

Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Cynthia Lummis are working together on legislation that could give the crypto industry a broad-based regulatory framework for how this industry should potentially be regulated in the future. The bill will cover a range of issues, including banking, taxes, privacy, and consumer protection, the two said during an event hosted by Politico in Washington. “The work …

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Freddie’s Beach Bar on 23rd.

In Food by RUNINdc

There isn’t much nightlife activity on Crystal Drive, so most folks cross Route 1 to Restaurant Row on 23rd St where there is a short but bustling enclave with a bundle of hookah shops and Ethiopian and Asian eateries Right in the center stands Freddies Beach Bar, Northern Virginia’s longest-running gay bar.  The beach-themed, purple-lavish bar is adorned with rainbow …

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Snowy Owl @ Union Station

In 14th Street, Adams Morgan by RUNINdc

Photos by Jason Morenz It’s rare to see a snowy owl in the wild — it’s every rarer to see one in the city.  A snowy owl named Duchess is causing a big hoot after landing in the District last week.  North American snowy owls typically don’t fly further south than the Great Lakes or the Cape Cod area.  But …

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Year of the Tiger @ MGM

In Asian, Chinese by RUNINdc

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. –  It’s the Year of the Tiger at the Lion Casino. MGM National Harbor is celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year by displaying a massive conservatory display, a New Year menu, and inviting guests to dance, play games, and enjoy a variety of other cultural experiences. On Jan. 24, MGM’s Asian fusion restaurant, Ginger, will celebrate the …

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To Slow the Spread – Start with the Basics

In Opinion by RUNINdc

The D.C. region is currently omicron’s leading hot spot. Gov Hogan has declared a 30 day state of emergency mobilizing 1,000 members of the National Guard to assist with testing sites. Meanwhile restaurants and bars throughout the area have thrown social distancing out the window. We all know that people can catch and spread COVID even if they are fully …

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BetMGM Launches with Retail Sports Betting Thursday

In Football, Sports by RUNINdc

Photo by Jason Morenz OXON HILL, Md. — BetMGM launched at MGM National Harbor on Thursday, Dec 9th. Governor Hogan, former NFL quarterback Joe Theismann and Prince George’s County Council chair Calvin Hawkins made the first wagers. Gov. Larry Hogan, a supporter of legal sports wagering, placed the first bet in the state moments after a ceremonial ribbon-cutting event. Hogan …

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Good to the last bite: Last Scoop Sundaes

In 14th Street by RUNINdc

by jeni britton bauer All this time we’ve been treating the last few bites of a pint all wrong. Condemning the mostly eaten pint to an icy doom at the back of the freezer. Giving those precious final scoops no more attention than the closing credits of a movie. It’s high time the last bites of a pint got the …

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You Might Not be able to Buy a New Car Next Year

In Food by RUNINdc

The chip shortage that is affecting the new car and used car market could soon get much worse due to a manganese shortage from China.  An energy crisis in China, which involves the country shutting down factories to conserve power, has created a shortage of magnesium production from the country that supplies 85% of the world’s supply that is used to make …

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Week 9 was Lucrative for Book Makers

In Food by RUNINdc

Underdogs went 9-3 against the spread Sunday, with seven outright upsets. The outright upsets produce the biggest win for sportsbooks, because many parlays are eliminated. Biggest upsets: Broncos over Cowboys Jaguars over Bills Browns over Bengals Falcons over Saints Giants over Raiders Chargers over Eagles Cardinals over 49ers Titans over Rams The Vikings almost pulled out an upset on the …

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Most Truckers will be Exempt from Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

In Food by RUNINdc

President Biden will enforce a mandate that workers at U.S. companies with at least 100 employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 or be tested weekly starting Jan. 4, Truckers hailed victory on Friday after Labor Secretary Marty Walsh said in an interview that most drivers will be exempt from President Biden’s vaccine and testing mandate, CNBC reported. Walsh’s comments came in …

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Veteran’s Day Deals 2021

In Food by RUNINdc

FOOD AND DRINK Applebee’s: Offering a full-size entree from a special menu to active duty and other veterans, on Nov. 11, for dine-in only. In addition, veterans will receive a $5 card to redeem for dine-in, to go, or delivery within three weeks. Proof of service such as military ID, DD-214, or other documentation required. Arizona Charlie’s Casinos, Las Vegas: …

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Maryland Meeting for Sports Betting Rescheduled for Thursday

In Food by RUNINdc

The Sports Wagering Application Review Commission (SWARC) will be reviewing five sportsbook applications Thursday. This emergency meeting was rescheduled from October 14 and sports betting was legalized in MD in May. The casinos are Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, Live! Casino Hotel Maryland, MGM National Harbor, Hollywood Casino Perryville, and Ocean Downs Casino. If the committee grants any licenses, the applicant must …

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Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Returns to Timonium

In Beer, Chef, Food by RUNINdc

by Chito Peppler TIMONIUM, Md. – For the past 15 years, Beer, Bourbon & BBQ has been held annually in Baltimore County as well as several cities along the east coast.  With a pandemic pause last year, we were thrilled for the event to return to the Timonium Fairgrounds during the Halloween weekend. Several thousand attended and received a souvenir …

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High Heel Race Returns to Dupont

In Gay by RUNINdc

by Jason Morenz Drag queens in costume flocked to 17th Street, between P and S Streets NW Tuesday night to race in high heels. A parade started at 6:30 p.m., followed by the race at 9 p.m. This drag race is a Halloween season tradition in D.C. but was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic. The event was hosted …

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Win One for Dusty

In Food by RUNINdc

Dusty Baker, the Nationals manager from from 2015-2017, got the short end of the stick when the Nationals chose not to resign him. The Nationals then won the World Series in 2019. But a good deal fell on Baker’s lap after the sign stealing scandal.The Astros needed a steady hand, so Baker was the right choice for the hire. And …

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Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival – Timonium

In Baltimore, Food by RUNINdc

GRAND POOBAH – ALL ACCESS TICKETValid Friday 6pm – 10pm and Saturday VIP 12pm – 6pm These limited tickets will allow guests to partake in both days and all sessions. In addition to all sessions (if you can truly handle hours and hours of pure liver and artery destruction) these guests will enjoy a GOODIE BAG of SWAG (with t-shirt, …

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MGM National Harbor Poised to Open Sports Betting in 2021

In Baseball, Football, News by RUNINdc

by Jason Morenz The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission has approved MGM National Harbor, Live! Casino & Hotel Baltimore’s Horseshoe Casino, Hollywood Casino and Ocean Downs  for sports wagering, saying all five have met the qualification requirements.  It is the second-to-last step for official approval of the casinos, with a meeting scheduled later this month. Maryland Lottery and Gaming …

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Turkish Festival 2021

In Festival, Food by RUNINdc

What an amazing day! We had delicious food, great performances , a bustling bazaar, Turkish coffee and fortune reading, along with lots of dancing. Turkish & Greek Songs from both side of the Aegean by DC Cafe Aman –2021 Turkish Festival at The Wharf! This performance was perfect for this year’s festival focusing on the Aegean!

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Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge 5K

In Running by RUNINdc

A 5K run kicked off on labor Day to celebrate the opening of the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge. Thousands of people showed up to run, walk, skip over the bridge over the 5K course that covered parts of South Capitol Street, SE. A community celebration is also taking place featuring live entertainment and food. The new bridge will include three …

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National Civil Rights Museum

In Food by RUNINdc

Many people flock to Memphis to see Graceland.  If you had to pick one place, I would come here instead.  An epic, must-see museum located in a very walkable part of the city.  A lot of time and patience have been put into this museum to showcase the struggle for Civil Rights and to recreate the Lorraine Hotel when Martin …

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Hong Kong Pearl Seafood

In Food by RUNINdc

If you’re looking for dim sum in Falls Church, the place to be is Hong Kong Pearl. They have all my favorites, and the menu has pictures and description that you can check off and provide to the server. Since I arrived later in the evening, there were no rolling carts with all the chatter. Cheung fun (steamed sheets of …

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O Street Museum

In Food by RUNINdc

Like a high class garage sale inside a mansion by Pearl Webster I first found out about this museum via a website selling tours. I decided to go directly to the O Street Museum website where I found different types of experiences and for cheaper than advertised on third party sites. We booked the “espionage experience” which turned out to …

Top five factors to consider before trading with real money

In Food by RUNINdc

Top five factors to consider before trading with real money Traders should not instantly jump into the market. Because, if they do so, they will face problems. Before starting the battle, they should take the proper preparation. But, some traders don’t consider this issue at all and start trading. And so they face a big loss. Remember, in the market, …

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MGM – Lunar New Year

In Hotel by jason

by Jason Morenz MGM National Harbor pays homage to the Year of the Ox 2021 with another amazing display in the Conservatory.   The display will be open through March and is open 24 hours a day with limited seating. With restrictions eased, the Marketplace is allowing indoor dining with 25% occupancy and the casino has reopened its cocktail bar.

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Zhao’s Nomadland Weaves a Beautiful Story

In Film by RUNINdc

by Chito Peppler It’s really a story about nothing, but then again a story about everything.  If you ever want to travel the country in an RV, your movie has finally come.  Fern (Frances McDormand), recently widowed, moves into a van during the Great Recession, and travels in the American West finding work along the way.  One big employer is …

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Tesla’s Big Bitcoin Bet

In Food by RUNINdc

Bitcoin shot to the moon today with news of Tesla adding $1.5 Billion Bitcoin to its balance sheet.  The company also announced that they would be accepting the cryptocurrency as a form of payment for its electric vehicles very soon.  The price went from $40,000 to an all time high of $48,000 the next day. The news came from a …

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U.S. DOE Announces $100 Million for Transformative Clean Energy Solutions

In News by RUNINdc

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of the Biden Administration’s climate innovation agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $100 million in funding for transformative clean energy technology research and development via its Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA-E) OPEN 2021 funding opportunity. The first of billions of dollars of DOE R&D opportunities to be announced this year, …

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Why the Georgia Senate Race may Split

In Opinion, Patriotic by RUNINdc

Perdue is the incumbent senator, and Loeffler was appointed by the Governor a year ago.  Both candidates have been accused of using insider information to make stock trades which is also a conflict of interest.  But the Justice Department has not found any wrong doing and voters do not seem to be deterred. In November, the Reverend Raphael Warnock pulled …

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Vaccine Cold Play

In News by RUNINdc

A key Food and Drug Administration advisory panel voted to approve of the Moderna vaccine today. While Pfizer’s stock requires sub-zero refrigeration (colder than Antarctica), Moderna’s vaccine remains stable at 2° to 8°C (36° to 46°F) – the temperature of a standard home or medical freezer for 30 days. Mckesson has been selected by the CDC to distribute the vaccine …

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DC’s Rent Relief Grant for Landlords

In Congress Heights, Downtown, News, Petworth by RUNINdc

A new D.C. program is using money from the federal CARES Act which will focus on affordable units and small landlords with 20 or fewer units. The program will cover missed payments between April and November.The majority of the grant money — $9 million — will go toward affordable housing projects in the District. The remaining $1 million is set …

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Why The Final Month of 2020 Could be Rough for Stocks

In Stocks by RUNINdc

So President Trump has authorized the GSA to allow President-elect Biden to start transitioning. Just after Thanksgiving, Trump agreed to leave the White House if Biden can win the Electoral College. We’ve had the best month in the Dow Jones since 1987.  The Schiller Price to Earnings Ratio is the highest since the Dot com crash. The last time it …

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Biden Big for Bitcoin

In News by RUNINdc

I didn’t start buying Bitcoin until April. As a truck driver during the Pandemic, a lot of stores refused to handle cash.  It didn’t help that the World Health Organization stated that cash helped spread COVID. Then there was the shortage of coins in circulation in places like Wal-Mart that asked to roundup for charity. I didn’t totally buy in …

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The MAGA in Us

In Opinion by RUNINdc

by Chito Peppler One week after the presidential election was called for Joe Biden by virtually all mainstream media, hundreds of thousands of President Trump supporters gathered in Washington, DC to protest the results. Americans from every state and from a wide variety of ethnic and social groups came to voice their concerns of voter fraud and to express their …

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A Salute to Service on Veterans Day

In Events by RUNINdc

The United States Air Force Band, in partnership with MGM National Harbor, presented A Salute to Service: Honoring America’s Heroes, featuring Chris Janson and Kellie Pickler, along with guest emcee Malika Andrews, and Max Impact, the premier rock band of the United States Air Force. “It was a huge honor to get to play with the Air Force Band – what …

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Million MAGA March in DC Saturday

In Food by RUNINdc

Several pro-Trump and white nationalist groups are stirring chatter on social media about supposed rallies in D.C. this Saturday in an effort to further Trump’s baseless claims about a stolen election. Right-wing groups calling themselves March for Trump, Stop the Steal and Women for America First are all posting on social media about a big demonstration on Freedom Plaza Saturday …

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Vaccine Coming Soon

In News by RUNINdc

Fantastic news – the vaccine is finally here. The best news of the vaccine all year. Record breaking time to develop one. The drug maker Pfizer along with BioNTech announced today that an early analysis of its coronavirus vaccine trial is 90% efficient among 43,500 trial volunteers in six countries with no safety concerns. The doses are given two weeks …

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Veterans’ Day Deals 2020

In Food by RUNINdc

The Capital Wheel: All active and retired service members ride for free and accompanying family members are eligible for its military discount. Must show military ID in person to redeem the offer. Colonial Williamsburg: Free admission during Veterans Day weekend, Wednesday through Sunday, to all active-duty Military, Reservists, Retirees, Veterans, National Guardsmen and their immediate dependents. Admission to trades and …

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Sad Day for Democracy

In News, Opinion, President by RUNINdc

Today is a sad day in America. President Trump held a press conference and made egregious accusations that there is widespread voter fraud in several battleground states that he lost in or in states where his once big leads were gradually dwindling. Trump started the press conference taking his usual partisan, braggadocio tone stating that he received more votes than …

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Spooky Style at the Slip Inn

In Food by RUNINdc

It was a full moon over the mighty Potomac at the Slip Inn in Joint Base Bolling, and adults and children, alike were in the mood to celebrate the change of season and the successful shortened season of the waterfront restaurant and tiki bar which is shutting up shop till next year. Young and old were dressed up as ghouls …

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PSL Protest for La Riva

In Food by RUNINdc

The protest for Breonna Taylor, Deon Kay, George Floyd and against police brutality were led by Gloria La Riva, candidate for U.S. President, Party for. Socialism and Liberation. The event was held in front of the Mellon Convenience Store.

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Slip Inn Oktoberfest

In Food by RUNINdc

The cooler weather is upon us. Fall has arrived. Football is back and so is Oktoberfest at the Slip Inn. Coming off the heels of a successful Crab Feast, JBAB WFR has put together another amazing event. The food was homemade, authentic and reasonably priced. A bratwurst with sauerkraut, German potato salad and a pretzel only cost $8. A 16 …

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Asian Cajun Seafood Boil

In Food by RUNINdc

Never thought my favorite Asian buffet would feature a Cajun seafood boil with lots of shellfish and finger-licking good crawfish. Flaming Grill, where I have been found to be stuffing myself silly with shrimp lo mein, steamed crabs and spring rolls, have introduced a new dish – the ever-popular Seafood Boil. The boil consists of crawfish, red potatoes, shrimp and …

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JBAB’s First Big Event

In Festival, Food by RUNINdc

Every summer past the Slip Inn hosted some memorable events with big concerts and cook outs. Obviously, this year has been different with the Slip Inn opening on July 4th. And today the Slip Inn hosted its first big event since the COVID pandemic began. And with cooler temperatures and arrival of football season what better way to kick off …

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MGM National Harbor hopes Revenue Improves in the Fall

In Food by RUNINdc

MGM National Harbor, which reopened on June 29 has permanently eliminated 25% of its pre-pandemic workforce of roughly 3,200, nearly 780 previously-furloughed employees. Nationwide MGM Resorts has layed off a total of 18,000 furloughed employees in the U.S. since August. “Due to the mandated capacity restrictions and business demand, many of our amenities and venues remain closed for the time …

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Sports Betting Opens Up in Capital One

In Food by RUNINdc

Last July, we reported that sports betting is now legal in Washington, DC. The DC Council approved it making it the first in the DMV to legalize sports betting. After a year, the first sportsbook has opened in the Capital One Arena.  For now, bettors can make their wagers in the windows or kiosks. Later in November, a two-story sports …

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Walters Gearing up for Football

In Sports by RUNINdc

The Nationals were hosting the Braves, and although I couldn’t attend the game, been next door was the next best thing. The Braves were coming off the heels of the modern day NL record of 29 runs against the Marlins. Baseball is not the same this year without fans. When I walked into Walters, I noticed that not a single …

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Trump Hired a Faux-Obama to Belittle and Fire

In News by RUNINdc

Even before Donald Trump sought to be president, he questioned President Obama’s birthplace and accused him of obtaining his “Ivy League” degrees by way of affirmative action. In Michael Cohen’s book, “Disloyal: A Memoir,” Trump hired a faux-Bama to belittle him then ritualistically fired him. The video was made for the 2012 Republican National Convention, but never aired.

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Fast Casual at MGM

In Food by RUNINdc

Now that the casinos have reopened, guests have returned in droves. You don’t have to worry about overcrowding. MGM National Harbor is so enormous, visitors can spend days there and never have to leave. They bring their penchance for gambling and a big appetite. If you want to splurge and impress a date, you can visit Voltaggio Brothers or Ginger. …

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Casinos Reopen

In Food, Health, Misc, News by RUNINdc

Preview(opens in a new tab) Over the last several weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to visit a handful of casinos throughout the US. Here’s my synopsis of each of them during the COVID era Indiana Grand There are no dividers at the game tables so they can get a little crowded. Smoking is allowed, so the pungent smell of smoke …

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Easton Farmers Market Flourishes Along the River

In Food, News by RUNINdc

Saturdays, 9am-1pm May – December Scott Park, 130 Larry Holmes Drive     The Easton Farmers’ Market was established in 1752, the year of the City’s founding. For more than two and a half centuries farmers and merchants have gathered in Easton’s “Great Square” to peddle their fresh and handcrafted wares. Easton’s proximity to Philadelphia and New York City and …

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Astoria Packed After Dark

In Alcohol, Food, New York by RUNINdc

This weekend as in the last couple weeks on Steinway Street endearingly called “Little Egypt”, the streets are alive like they are in Dubai. The stir crazy crowds, mostly mask-less, have gotten so large, that they have blocked traffic and caused roadblocks. They park dozens of motorcycles and quads on the sidewalk then congregate with friends smoking drinking, dancing and …

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SUV Plows Through Black Lives Matter Protest in Times Square

In News by RUNINdc

MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, NY — An SUV drove through protestors near West 42nd Street and 6th Ave around 9 p.m. Tuesday. The driver was surrounded by protestors and wanted to get through.  He was asked to go a different direction. One of the protestors stuck a knife into his tire. The driver then hit the accelerator dragging a bicycle about 100 …