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The MAGA in Us

In Opinion by RUNINdc5 Comments

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 RUNINdc1 Comment

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 RUNINdcLeave a Comment

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 RUNINdc1 Comment

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 RUNINdcLeave a Comment

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 RUNINdcLeave a Comment

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 …

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NYC Coronavirus Stats Reaches Record Low

In News by RUNINdc

The percentage of people testing positive for the coronavirus in New York City was just 1 percent on Sunday, the lowest it has been since the pandemic took hold of the city in March, and a big drop from when 71 percent of those tested had the virus On Monday, New York City moved up to Phase III but kept restrictions …

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Protestors & Trump Supporters Converge on the 4th in DC

In Music, Patriotic by RUNINdc

Photos by Jason Morenz On a scorching hot day in Washington, DC, the parades and concerts were non-existent.  Instead there were demonstrations against racism and police brutality. Protestors marched from the Black Lives Matter Plaza to the National Mall. Members of the Revolutionary Communist Party (RevCom) burned several American flags to the objection of many protestors.  Police in riot gear …

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Black Lives Matter in Scranton

In News by RUNINdc

Black Lives Matter was a peaceful rally in front of the Lackawanna County Courthouse including 8:46 mins of moment of silence for George Floyd.  Some people say that “Black Lives Matter” is a farce. They claim that it’s just an excuse to riot against the police and the rule of law in the name of peace. But saying “Black Lives …

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From Holy Ground to Battle Ground

In News, Police, President by RUNINdc

Protesting continued in DC for a fifth straight day on Tuesday with the iconic Lafayette Square completely closed off with a chain-link fence.  The previous day, peaceful demonstrations was forcefully cleared by police under federal authority and under the direction of Attorney General William Barr. Barr wanted to extend the perimeter encompassing Lafayette Square to St  John’s Episcopal Church so …

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Police Car Fire 14th & Clifton NW

In Food by RUNINdc

Protestors just set fire to a DC police cruiser on 14th and Clifton St NW.  Smoke can be seen in the distance and military helicopters are circling overhead looking for the instigators.

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Double Red Flags on Orange Beach

In Food by RUNINdc

The beaches in Alabama are open just in time for the summer season, but you won’t be able to go for a swim today. Double red flags are flying in Orange Beach  today, Thursday, May 14th and may stay up until Saturday. Double red means all Gulf waters are closed to the public due to potentially life-threatening currents/surf. Beach conditions …

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Mobile Opens Back

In Food by RUNINdc

Businesses across Alabama are now allowed to reopen their doors for the first time in nearly eight weeks after some restrictions. Governor Ivey announced the amendments to the Alabama “Safer at Home” order. last week, which allows more businesses to open up starting Monday, May 11, but with restrictions. While gyms, barber shops and tattoo parlors can’t reopen, restaurants, bars and …

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Truckers Sound Mayday

In Trucking by RUNINdc

Just two weeks ago, President Trump welcomed truckers to the White House and acknowledged their sacrifice in the war against COVID-19.   On May 1, truckers arrived in convoys to the National Mall to deliver the message to the White House that spot rates have declined so low, that they no longer can make a living.   As the economy …

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Fire Damages SE DC Condo

In News by RUNINdc

A large fire inside an apartment unit at Wade Road condos have displaced 38 people  (31 adults and 7 children).  Four residents were evaluated and treated at the scene. No firefighters were hurt. The fire fully engulfed unit #12. Heavy smoke had filled the hallways blocking tenants on both the 2nd and 3rd floor from evacuating. 1630 Hours WFD 2640 …

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Tacos & Tequila for Trader Joe’s

In Food, Wine by RUNINdc

You can’t dine in at DC-are restaurants, or just about anywhere in the US today, but you sure can order a cerveza, wino or tequila and even have them delivered. The establishment has a liquor licenses and registers with the District’s Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA).  The alcoholic beverages need to be in sealed containers and the customer needs to …

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Last Beach Standing

In News, Opinion by RUNINdc

There’s only a few beaches in the US that’s still open and Biloxi Beach on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast is one of them. The community has taken its toll over the hills and though Katrina was 15 years ago, it has taken this long to fully recover. It was not by will, but by policy since insurance payments have been mired …

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Open the Beaches – Enforce Social Distancing

In Opinion by RUNINdc

“If I get corona, I get corona. At the end of the day, I’m not gonna let it stop me from partying,” Brady Sluder, Florida Spring Breaker People need the outdoors. During this time of crisis, people need to be able to get out, participate in physical activity and stay sane.  Spring is in the air, and besides a bout …

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Bowser Cordons the Cherry Blossoms

In Food by RUNINdc

The Surgeon General was on the Today Show this morning and he had a dire warning for Americans. “People are still heading to the National Mall in Washington to view the cherry blossoms, said Adams.”The disease is spreading, because many people are not following the guidance to stay at home. Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser announced on Sunday that she …

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End of the Great U.S. Shale Oil Boom

In Food by RUNINdc

For over a decade there was a huge growth in shale production throughout the U.S. resulting in America becoming the largest oil producer in the world. But over the last few years, well productivity has peaked and prime drilling areas are becoming fully tapped. Then there’s the threat of a Democratic president who could impose new regulations. On top of …

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Wizards Pride Night

In Food by RUNINdc

The Washington Wizards hosted the Atlanta Hawks for their annual Pride Night game on Friday, March 6th entitled “Love and Basketball During halftime, Beyonce impersonator, Riley Knoxx sang and danced a three -song medley including “Crazy in Love” which she performs with the Wizards dancers. Riley is the first transgender female to perform at an NBA game.  She moved to …

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55th Anniversary to Bloody Sunday

In Events, News by RUNINdc

A congressional delegation including Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) along with about 50 members of Congress was in Birmingham on Saturday to participate in the 20th Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage to Alabama.  The 55th anniversary to “Bloody Sunday” annual pilgrimage started in Montgomery to Birmingham and finally Selma. The pilgrimage began in 1965 in Selma, …

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Xenophobia Cripples Chinatown

In Food by RUNINdc

I don’t just go to Philly for its history. I don’t go just for the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. I go for the museums that embodies the history and culture of the City of Brotherly Love. And I go for the food, the traditional Chinese and Cantonese cuisine served in eateries from 8th and Race to 12th and Vine …

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Nashville – Keep the Music Playing

In News by RUNINdc

It has been a crazy month for Tennessee, and Nashville has gone through so much chaos. Our hearts are with those who have lost their homes or businesses and with the 24 lives tragically taken away. Thank God for relief workers and volunteers who are working tirelessly. Let’s keep Nashville in our prayers as they weather and survive this storm. …

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Katsucon DC 2020

In Food by RUNINdc

by Jason Morenz https://www.katsucon.org/ Katsucon, a three-day fan convention hosted at National Harbor is popular with anime fans. Last year, the Marvel fan meetup drew in a crowd of over one hundred fans and cosplayers, and was even featured on Marvel’s official website. If you want to get your party on, the resort has a rooftop bar and DJ every …

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Trendy & Hip..Charlotte

In Food by RUNINdc

She caught me staring from the corner of my eye.  I quickly turned away nervously and looked down with a slight smile. This happened a couple times through the evening until she just walked over and looked dead in my eyes. This time, I couldn’t avoid eye contact. “Come here often?” “Umm, no, I’m not from here,” I replied awkwardly. …

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Florida State Fair – Tampa

In Food by RUNINdc

One thing with Florida's good weather, there's an abundance of fairs. There's over 200 state fairs from Sept to May and I was dispatched to move a thrill ride from one fair to another. From the South Florida Fair at West Palm Beach to the granddaddy of them all, the Florida State Fair in Tampa. Florida is so in love ...
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Superbowl LIVe

In Food by RUNINdc

Miami knows how to host a football-themed party.  Of the LIV (that’s 54 for those not fluent in Roman Numerals) Superbowls held since 1967, Miami has hosted 11 of them.  KC played in that first one way back in 1967.  The 49ers have played in seven – if they win this one, they will tie with the Patriots and Steelers …

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GW Sets a World Record

In Sports by RUNINdc

Picture by Jason Morenz Three thousand fans donned tricorn hats setting GW Basketball in the record books for the largest gathering of people wearing tricorn hats in the same place. To top it off,  the GW Colonials beat their arch rival George Mason Patriots 73-67 at the Charles E. Smith Center giving head coach Jamion Christian his first victory in …

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The Best Decade in a Generation

In Food by RUNINdc

I still remember clearly Y2K and the turn of the new century. That’s why it’s hard for me to fathom that we are now ushering the 2nd decade of the 21st century. Decades are normally immortalized years after they’ve passed. The 80s was remembered for popular music and AIDS; 90s peace and prosperity (with the ending of the Cold war); …

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2019 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

In Food by RUNINdc

For the first time since 1971, there was concern that the balloons would not fly.  This happens when there is sustained winds over 20 knots. or gusts up to 30.  Luckily, NYPD and the parade organizers decided to keep the balloons flying tethered low to the ground — which was ideal since the winds picked up during the day. The …

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NATS World Series Parade Info

In Baseball by RUNINdc

The Championship Parade will begin at 2 p.m., starting at 15th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, near the Washington Monument and will proceed east along Constitution and end at Pennsylvania Avenue and Third Street NW. Jumbotrons will be along the route and cars, scooters and bikes will be banned along the route. Recommend skipping the parade route and head to …

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2019 Nationals – Greatest Miracle in Major League Baseball

In Food by RUNINdc

Photos by Jason Morenz The 2019 World Series will go down in the annals of sports as the most unusual series in history. The home team has lost every game in the seven game series And the Nationals will go down as the greatest miracle in sports.  They went from 19-31 to make the post season. They almost got eliminated from …

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Nats Win 8 in a Row

In Food by RUNINdc

Washington wins Big 12-3 in Houston, despite been huge underdogs. Now the Nats take a commanding two game lead with the next three at home.  Can the Nats sweep it? The 2019 Nats is the biggest Miracle since the 69 Mets Last time a team that was 12 games below .500 near mid season to win it all was 1914 …

Shippensburg Halloween Parade

In Food by RUNINdc

The weather was flawless and my timing was perfect. There was no rain and I arrived just in time for a huge parade. The 32nd Annual Halloween Parade was just about to kick-off – chockfull of costumed characters, H.S. marching bands and yes big rigs. As I drove into the quaint, picturesque town, I noticed the entire King Street sidewalk …

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Smokey Joe’s Barbecue in Shanksville

In Food by RUNINdc

At Smokey Joe’s in Central City, Somerset County PA, the cooking is slow and methodical. I actually just left the Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, PA and found this beauty straight off the road. Ordered a mix of brisket (moist and lean) and halushki. The trailer serves  fatty and lean brisket and pulled pork. Brisket was moist and literally melted in …

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U.S. National Whitewater Center Introduces 17,000 Sq Ft Ice Skating Rink

In Food by RUNINdc

Photo by Jason Morenz Charlotte, N.C. | Introducing Ice Skating and Lights, two new experiences coming to the U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC) this Fall. Ice Skating features a one-of-a-kind skating environment with 17,000 sqare feet of ice, three distinct programming areas, and complete with a “skate-up bar” where visitors can order hot chocolate, coffee, or beer. Lights is a new half-mile walking trail in …

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Mystics Win WNBA Title in New St Elizabeth’s Arena

In Food by RUNINdc

The Washington Mystics have won their first Title in 22 years during their first year they played at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in St Elizabeth’s, and it has been quite a journey In 2015, when the announcement was made that the Washington Mystics would play at a new sports arena in St Elizabeth’s, many fans weren’t happy of the …

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15th Annual TRR DC Biathlon

In Events, Running by RUNINdc

Register here: https://teamriverrunner.myetap.org/fundraiser/dcbiathlon19/aboutEvent.do When: Sunday October 6, 2019 // check-in starts at 7:30 AM // pre-race meeting starts at 8:00 AM // first heat starts at 9:00 AM Where: Washington Canoe Club // 3700 Water St NW, Washington, DC 20007 Who: ANYONE // all ages & abilities are invited to come race Why: Help TRR get more butts in boats …

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Lordstown on a Lifeline

In Food by RUNINdc

It’s called Lordstown and they’re living on a lifeline.   The rural town just 30 miles northeast of Youngstown has gone through struggled before, but never as devastating as this one. After all, this charming Ohio town used to be the treasured gem of General Motors In the 1960s, when the Chevy was the poster car of America, GM executives envisioned …

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Fiesta DC

In Food by RUNINdc

It’s the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. It’s also the 50th anniversary of Fiesta DC street festival in DC and event launched with plenty of fanfare without a hitch   

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Thousands Celebrate DC’s Diversity @ H St Festival

In Food by RUNINdc

Photos and gifs by Jason Morenz Despite Whole Foods and Starbucks refusing to sponsor the H St Festival, the turnout and support was tremendous.  Over 500 vendors and performances lined up throughout the 11-block, one-mile street festival billed as the Superbowl of Street Fests. The weather was spotless although a bit unseasonably warm for mid-September. Last years event was postponed …

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9/11 Remembrance

In Food by RUNINdc

It has been 18 long years since terrorists-hijacked airplanes brought down the twin towers and struck the Pentagon. It’s a tragedy that’s seared into the souls of most Americans especially those who were directly affected. But with each passing year, there’s less commemoration as if our nation’s wounds have now been healed and the day becomes a distant memory. In …

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D.C. State Fair will take place in St Elizabeth’s

In Food by RUNINdc

For the first time, the annual DC State Fair will take place Sunday, Sept 8th at the St. Elizabeths East Campus in between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. The venue will be the Gateway DC pavilion, a 16,300 square-foot, open-air building at 2700 Martin Luther King Jr Avenue SE that features a green roof and is surrounded by a 1-acre …

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Winging It @ The National Zoo

In Food by RUNINdc

Photos by Jason Morenz They were winging it at The National Zoo on Saturday. More than 200 people showed up to experience the phenomenon of migration at Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s Wildlife Migration Day Sept. 7. This event featured fun, hands-on activities for kids of all ages, as well as live Caribbean calypso music, bird banding demonstrations and opportunities to talk …

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Hull ArtWalk Opens to much Fanfare

In Food by RUNINdc

Hull, Massachusetts used to be the playground for the rich and famous. The super wealthy from all over New England vacationed here. Paragon Park was a popular amusement park with rides and entertainment for all ages. Tourists from all over flocked here in the summer to swim, relax and catch a thrill on the 98-foot wooden coaster, the tallest in …

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Red Eye’s Bikini Contest

In Food by RUNINdc

photos by Jason Morenz This past Sunday, the Red Eye’s Sports Bar in Grasonville, MD held a Red Eye’s Bikini Contest. The beautiful girls from the International Bikini Team took over the stage with DJ Manilla and Kirk McEwen mixing up the beat. Besides bikini-cladded girls, there were lots of bikers munching on burgers, downing beer and puffing on cigars …

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T2R – an Answer to Anacostia’s Food Dessert

In Food by RUNINdc

The USDA defines a “food desert” as an area lacking fresh fruit, vegetables from grocery stores and other healthy food providers usually found in impoverished areas. Sadly, about 11% of DC and most of Wards 7 and 8 – east of the Anacostia River – has been grossly suffering from this travesty for decades. It takes the average, in-shape person …

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Side-by-Side Shows D.C. Police Friendly Side

In Food by RUNINdc

The Police were performing in Congress Heights, D.C. at Mellon Convenience Store, a day after a deadly shooting in the area. No, not Police the Band and this wasn’t a sting. It was the D.C. Metropolitan Police cover band named “Side by Side.” The band has been in existence since the 1970s, but recently regrouped after many years in hiatus. …

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The Band’s Visit

In Food by RUNINdc

An Egyptian band gets stuck in an Israeli dirt town for the night. What was supposed to be coughed up as a simple but embarrassing mistake turned out to be a life-changing ordeal for the eight-member band and the astonished residents of the small town. Songwriter, David Yazbek, whose mother is Jewish and father Lebanese, decided to fuse two cultural …

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Mystics Magic in Ward 8

In News, Openings, Sports by RUNINdc

Seems out of place to be watching professional basketball in an arena the same size as some high school gyms. But after all, having the Mystics, the reigning Eastern Conference champions, play in my neck of the woods feels quite surreal. Last year, they played across the River at the Capital One, sharing a home with the struggling Wizards. There …

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Truck Explodes at Warfield VA Trucksop

In Fire by RUNINdc

A tractor trailer caught on fire and exploded just before 3 a.m. on Monday, August 5, at the Davis Travel Center in Warfield, VA. Seven fire trucks from Alberta and Brunswick County, Virginia responded and were able to put out the fire within thirty minutes.   The flames was so intense, onlookers could not tell whether anyone was inside the …

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Sexual Harassment: The Epidemic in Egypt

In Food by RUNINdc

It was the first day of EID.  The holy month of Ramadan had just ended and Egyptians were out in the streets en mass to reward themselves for the struggle that they endured for the last month. After visiting the mosque to say a special prayer a special time of meet and greet provided with homemade sweets, many Egyptians went to …

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Sports Betting in Washington DC To Start At NFL Season

In Food by RUNINdc

In late 2018, D.C. became the first to approve sports betting in the DMV. This came about after a vote by the District of Columbia Council resulted in a 9-2 decision in favor of approving sports betting, with Mayor Bowser eventually approving the bill. Although officials had hoped to offer sports betting in time for the start of the baseball season, …

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Fat Jack’s – There is Life After Dark in Texarkana

In Food by RUNINdc

Texarkana, located in the Ark-LA-Tex region, is a town with a unique name that confoundedly straddles two state lines. Considered one of Texas’ most dangerous cities, it had three Superfund sites since the 70’s earning its moniker “Toxicana, USA,” When Harvey blew through two years ago, toxic waste was washed up creating a deadly brew. Knowing this and hearing the …

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Niagara Falls – Which Side to Visit

In New York by RUNINdc

The Niagara Falls with the all the snow and heavy rainfall this spring has seen an increase in water levels. However the number of tourists has steadily declined. This effect is the result of new rules on travel as well as the persistent trade war with China. So when you plan your trip to Niagara Falls – which side should …

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Destiny’s Destiny

In New York, News, Shopping by RUNINdc

Destiny USA in Syracuse, a six-story shopping and entertainment complex on the shore of Onondega Lake.The 2.4 million square foot mall is the nation’s sixth largest shopping mall and is owned by Pyramid Companies who owns 17 properties mostly in New York. The site of Destiny was originally a landfill surrounded by dozens of oil tanks called Oil City. Pyramid …

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Arkansas Floods into Little Rock

In Midwest, News by RUNINdc

Heavy snowfall followed by rainfall over the past few months have caused the Arkansas River to swell.  The river originates from the snowpack in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, flows through Kansas into Little Rock and finally through Oklahoma and Arkansas. The crest on the River at Little Rock increased to nearly 30 feet, an all-time record and higher than …

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DC Bike Ride Raises Safety Awareness

In Events, Food by RUNINdc

Photos by Jason Morenz The fourth annual, D.C. Bike Ride, organized to raise awareness to biker safety in the city, attracted thousands of participants that biked 20 miles throughout DC and Virginia. Bands, DJs were along the route for people to show support and participate in during their ride. After the event, bikers and non-riders participated in a huge festival …

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Horace & Dickies Comes to Congress Heights

In Food, News, Openings by RUNINdc

Inspired by the everyday family cooking, Horace and Dickies comes to Southeast with a pop-up at 2927 Martin Luther King Ave SE. Horace and Dickeys has beebn in business for more than 25 years and this is the first time moving to Southeast You’ll feel at home while savoring a great meal. Experience the famouys Fish that has been featured …

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Awesome Con Returns to DC

In Events, Food by RUNINdc

The seventh annual Awesome Con, the local version of Comic Con, happens all weekend with approx 80,000 comic book and science-fiction nerds expected to attend. Awesome Con begins at noon Friday at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center with daily passes priced at $40 for adults and a $20 weekend pass for kids. The convention features a display of the …

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Broccoli City Festival @ Fedex Field

In Events, Food by RUNINdc

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Broccoli City and Live Nation Urban announced  the official lineup for Broccoli City Weekend 2019 taking place April 25-27, 2019. The three-day multi-format event will include musical performances, immersive activations, curated food programming, live art installations, educational workshops, a fitness festival and more. This year’s conference will be held at the National Union Building, 918 F St …

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Anacostia River Festival

In Events, Food by RUNINdc

For a taste of local DC, come celebrate the Anacostia River at the annual Anacostia River Festival presented by the 11th Street Bridge Park and National Park Service. Take a canoe out to explore the River, ride in our bike parade, play lawn games with your family, and experience Southeast DC’s local arts scene at this special FREE event. The …

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Caps Host View Game vs Canes in Capital One

In Events, Sports by RUNINdc

The Washington Capitals hosted a free Game 4 Viewing Party Thursday to a packed Capital One Arena. Unfortunately, the Carolina Hurricanes won in Raleigh to even the series 2-2 .  Also the Caps lost right wing Oshie to injury. The Caps will host the Canes in Game 5 Saturday night.

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Jolly Shows Carnival

In Food by RUNINdc

Police arrested 26 people during a disturbance at Eastpoint Mall on Sunday night after a carnival at the Baltimore County shopping complex was shut down. Jolly Shows Spring Carnival and mall officials made the call to close the carnival for the evening, Baltimore County police spokesman Shawn Vinson said at a news conference at the scene Sunday. Mall ownership did …

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Cherry Blossom & Emancipation Day Fills Saturday Schedule

In Events, Food by RUNINdc

There will be a ton of events in DC this Saturday and those participating should be aware of extensive road closures. Both the Cherry Blossom Parade and Festival and the Emancipation Day Celebration will take place near the National Mall, giving attendees an opportunity to attend both. On April 16, the city will celebrate 157 years since it freed over …

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Petalpalooza ’19

In Food by RUNINdc

Join The DC Wharf for Petalpalooza, a National Cherry Blossom Festival official event featuring a full day of art, music, and family-friendly fun along the waterfront! Enjoy live music on District Pier and the Pearl Street stage, stop by the Mars Pet station for a treat (or some relief) for your four legged friends and catch the WANADA Blossom Car …

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Cherry Blossoms to Peak Monday

In Food by RUNINdc

The annual Cherry Blossom festival, centered around the cherry tree blossoms that are expected to peak about April 1, according to the National Park Service, began March 20 and runs until April 14.The annual Cherry Blossom festival, centered around the cherry tree blossoms that are expected to peak about April 1, according to the National Park Service, began March 20 …

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Virginia Advances to Final Four in Buzzer Beater

In Food by RUNINdc

The Cavaliers and Boilermakers staged an epic Elite Eight battle Saturday night. Both teams played a phenomenal game, both looking to go back to the Final Four in decades. And despite an amazing 42 points from Carsen Edwards of Perdue, Virginia advanced to the Final Four for the first time since 1984. Virginia found itself down 3 after Ryan Cline …

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Trump Heads Home to a Post-Mueller Era

In President by RUNINdc

President Trump returned home from Mar-a-Largo Sunday feeling elated and emboldened that he his presidency can move on from the Mueller Report After having the Mueller investigation dangle over his head for the last 22 months, the President is relieved that the investigation is now over. Attorney General Barr even went as far to say he was exonerated. While this …

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Authentic Mexican Tacos in Hyattsville

In Mexican by RUNINdc

If you’re looking for authentic Mexican tacos in the DMV, then you’ve found the place at Taqueria La Placita.  Amazing flavors with a large variety of meat and veggies. I had the tripe, lengua and barbacoa  

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New Bridge Across Anacostia

In Construction by RUNINdc

This week groundbreaking began for the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge, a project set to be the District’s largest construction project in history. Mayor Muriel Bowser attended the event, which celebrates the replacement of the 1950-built Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge and reconstruction of the Suitland Parkway/I-295 interchange. In June 2014, when the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) revealed the renderings on the …

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The Year of the Pig in DC

In Chinese, Downtown, Events, Festival by RUNINdc

The Year of the Pig, Chinese New Year in DC kicks-off on Feb. 10, 2-5pm with a big parade in Chinatown.  The festival will feature Chinese Dragon Dances, live musical performances, and more. The Chinese New Year is a 15-day event that starts with the New Moon on the first day of the new year and ends on the full …

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Atlanta Superbowl Experience Scores Big

In Events, Festival, Football, Fun by RUNINdc

I have experienced a few Superbowl experiences: Houston, New York, Miami to name a few. But so far, Atlanta’s rolling of the red carpet to hundreds of thousands of fans appears to be the best The World of Coca-Cola kicked off Super Bowl weekend with a “Champions Chat” featuring “Mean” Joe Greene and Carl Banks who will share stories, comment …

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Ray Lewis Foundation @Superbowl LIII

In Events, Festival, Football, Fun by RUNINdc

There are 10 major attractions within walking distance of Mercedez-Benz Stadium and dozens of fabulous Superbowl parties. The NFL Experience, NFL Live, Media Center and Mercedes-Benz Stadium are connected like a giant outdoor mall.  Last night, the Ray Lewis Foundation put out an amazing party for his charity foundation, a Ray of Hope. Ray Lewis’ Gold Jacket Party for a …

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Delayed Opening on Wednesday

In Weather by RUNINdc

WASHINGTON — The National Weather Service is warning of falling overnight temperatures and windy conditions that will likely lead to icy surfaces and make for slippery roadways. The forecast has also led the Office of Personnel Management to announce a three-hour delayed arrival Wednesday for federal workers, with an option for unscheduled leave or telework. A number of area school systems will be …

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Le Freak, C’est Chic

In Music by RUNINdc

Similar artists with upcoming concerts Biography “Le Freak, C’est Chic”- lyrics known all around the world and definitive of the effervescent disco era and just one prime example of the influential repertoire that the legendary composer, producer and musician Nile Rodgers (born 19 September 1952) from New York, US, who has built an extraordinary legacy. Born into a family of …

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Patagonia Reopens in Georgetown

In Openings by RUNINdc

  Photos by Jason Morenz Patagonia has reopened in Georgetown in the old Mr Smith’s location on M Street. Housed in an old factory that once produced industrial-size scales, the Patagonia store carries a nice assortment of quality clothing and gear for outdoor sports, travel and everyday living. 

Fruity Friends slot Game

In Food by RUNINdc

Get fruity with the ultimate classic online slot game, ideal for beginners – the Fruity Friends Slot. Iconic and simple in design, go bananas as you match up various kinds of fruit along the five reels, which transport you into its bright world of vivacious colour. Click to play the Fruity Friends Slot at the previous link now! There’s big …

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First Night Alexandria

In Festival by RUNINdc

First Night in Alexandria returns once again this year, one of the longest running NYE events in the country that has become synonymous with new years eve in the area, offering one of the biggest parties in the country and helping to grow the burgeoning US NYE traditions of family friendly first night events with a big outdoor party followed …