H Street Fest Bigger Post Pandemic

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…

2022 DC State Fair @ St E’s

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…

DC’s Fall Festivals

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…

Biden May Ban Bitcoin unless it Turns Greener

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…

DC State Fair

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…

AMC Alexandria Evacuated due to Threat

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…

Theaters offering $3 Fares on Saturday Sept 3

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…

Thai Night Market

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

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…

MLK Library turns 50

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…

Vietfest – Vietnamese Heritage Festival

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…

DC Restaurant Week

#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…

R.I.P. Olivia Newton John

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…

Lady Gaga – The Chromatic Ball

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…

Free DC Medical Marijuana Cert

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…

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

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,…

Emma G @ the District Wharf

In the summer of 2022, the vibrant Wharf in Washington D.C. was graced with a mesmerizing performance by New Zealand-American singer Emma G. The artist, known for her soulful voice…

MGM Cancels Wind Down Thursdays

Emma G – Rock’n Raftup

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 subsequent verses that she…

Falun Gong Movement in DC

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,…

Fiesta Asia Street Fair

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…

FUTURES Forward: Closing Celebration

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.…

Freedom Fest Fireworks

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…

Chocolate Factory Band Performs @ JBAB

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…

Flo Anito performs at Rock’n Raftup Concert @ National Harbor

Freedom Fest 2022

JUNETEENTH: FREEDOM DAY CELEBRATION

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…

Juneteenth in DC

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…

Crypto DC Hosts Web 3.0

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…

Sisterhood Supper honors women food leaders

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…

Boy’s & Girl’s Club BlueFest DC

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 Well @ Oxon Run Opens

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…

Memorial Day Parade

Korea: Cubically Imagined

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…

Benihana

Silk Road Festival – GWU

GWU Commencement

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…

EU Embassy Open House Returns Sat

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…

DC Temple Open House

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. …

Oyster Fest – at the Manor – May 14

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…

ATHENS TWILIGHT CRITERIUM

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…

Gillibrand joins Lummis in Crafting New Digital-asset Bill

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…

Freddie’s Beach Bar on 23rd.

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…

Snowy Owl @ Union Station

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…

Year of the Tiger @ MGM

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,…

To Slow the Spread – Start with the Basics

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…

BetMGM Launches with Retail Sports Betting Thursday

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…

Good to the last bite: Last Scoop Sundaes

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…

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

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…

Week 9 was Lucrative for Book Makers

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…

Most Truckers will be Exempt from Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

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…

Veteran’s Day Deals 2021

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…

Maryland Meeting for Sports Betting Rescheduled for Thursday

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…

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Returns to Timonium

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…

Mark Cuban will give $100 in Bitcoin to people who download the Voyager Digital app this week

Mark Cuban’s Dallas Mavericks said on Wednesday that they would give away bitcoin to people who download the Voyager Digital app in the next 36 hours.Until Saturday at 11:59 p.m.…

High Heel Race Returns to Dupont

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.,…

Win One for Dusty

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…

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival – Timonium

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.…

MGM National Harbor Poised to Open Sports Betting in 2021

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,…

Turkish Festival 2021

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…

Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge 5K

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…

National Civil Rights Museum

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…

Hong Kong Pearl Seafood

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…

O Street Museum

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…

Top five factors to consider before trading with real money

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…

Zhao’s Nomadland Weaves a Beautiful Story

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…

Tesla’s Big Bitcoin Bet

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…

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

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…

Casinos Reopen

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…

SUV Plows Through Black Lives Matter Protest in Times Square

NYC Coronavirus Stats Reaches Record Low

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…

NYC COVID Cases Reaches Record Low

Protestors & Trump Supporters Converge on the 4th in DC

Black Lives Matter in Scranton

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…

From Holy Ground to Battle Ground

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…

Police Car Fire 14th & Clifton NW

Truckers Sound Mayday

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…

Tacos & Tequila for Trader Joe’s

End of the Great U.S. Shale Oil Boom

2019 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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. …

Nats Win 8 in a Row

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

15th Annual TRR DC Biathlon

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

T2R – an Answer to Anacostia’s Food Dessert

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…

Sports Betting in Washington DC To Start At NFL Season

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…

Jolly Shows Carnival

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…

Chilly Sales for Chili’s

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he casual dining chain whose sales have been slim in recent quarters has restructured its corporate staff and has now put their menu on an extreme weight loss diet. Chili’s…

Dolphins Coach Snorting Coke

The Dolphins Offense completely stinks and one of their coaches may have been snorting coke. The Miami Dolphins are investigating a video that allegedly shows offensive line coach Chris Foerster…

Hard Rock Cafe in the News

The Hard Rock Cafe an anchor in San Diego since 1998 will be closing at the end of the year. ‘mreedy02’ in Instagram captured video from the Biloxi, Miss Hard…

UFC to recognize First Responders

Dana White, President of the UFC plans to make UFC 216 a celebration of the city and provide more than 1,500 free tickets to first responders They will also get…

Hy-Vee to Develop 26 Wahlburgers

Hy-Vee will develop 26 Wahlburgers in its Midwest stores The 26 locations that Hy-Vee is planning to develop will double the chain’s size. The deal gives Wahlburgers a well-funded, well…

Dollar Margaritas @Applebees

You can get endless margaritas for a dollar, & I’m basically already hungover https://t.co/07apuEcHkR via @sheknows #margarita #applebees — Momo Go (@mogo44444) October 7, 2017 .@Applebees Is it true your…

Team St John Strong

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]e have watched our nation buffeted and drowned by mother nature, and we feel truly overwhelmed. Lets use the national reach of our powerful little organization to make a difference.…

Tesla Semi Beast to Disrupt Trucking

Next month, Tesla will be unveil the first semi-autonomous fully-electric class 8 semi truck – Electrek Though only boasting a range of 200-300 miles — a far cry from what…

Art All Night @CongressHeights

Sat, Sept 23 Art All Night – the Chocolate City Edition – welcomes all to come experience all forms of visual and performing arts, that takes you on a journey…

DC Mayor Considering St Elizabeth’s for UMC Replacement

Mayor Bowser is considering the St. Elizabeths East campus in Congress Heights as the best home for a new hospital to replace the ailing, District-owned United Medical Center. “St. Elizabeths campus…

The American Red Cross Provides Disaster Relief

There are roughly 6,000 American Red Cross volunteers on the ground in 13 states and U.S. territories whose sole purpose is to help their neighbors. These 6,000 volunteers are helping…

JMS – Hauling for Houston

For the last several days, Riley Larson, general manager of JMS Transportation, launched a donation drive to fill up a 53 foot trailer with essential items for Houston. Riley was…

Record Attendance at Cambria 4 First GOP Debate

Photos by Jason Morenz When Evan asked Network for Progress to bring their summer rooftop mixer there and after seeing the view and atmosphere, it became a no brainer The…