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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 for details. — 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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Ming’s Dynasty Comes to an End

In Chinatown, Closing, Food by RUNINdc

After eight years, Ming’s, the late night establishment that often stayed open to 4am will be saying Zaijian. The building will be completely renovated to make way for another new establishment added to the ever-morphing street front of  Chinatown DC. Over the years, many prominent Washington officials, chefs and NBA stars have been known to dine and mingle at Ming’s …

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Stanley Cup Festival Featured Shaggy and Sting

In Chinatown, Festival, Food, Hockey by RUNINdc

he streets outside the Capital One Arena turned into a massive street festival Saturday. The Capitals hosted their first Stanley Cup game in 20 years by throwing a big pre-game and game showing party from 4-11pm at 7th and G Streets NW. There were the Red Rockers Cheerleaders, former Capitals players and even Slapshot the mascot rallying the crowd. But the encore …

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DC’s Year of the Dog

In Chinatown by RUNINdc

Gung Hay Fat Choy! DC Welcomes the Year of the Dog  in style with celebrations all over the city all weekend. The annual Chinatown parade kicks off at 6th and I Street Northwest at 2 p.m. Sunday. Expect a colorful celebration featuring lion dances, dragons, marching bands, kung-fu, and even clowns in tiny cars! After the parade, there will be a …

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Art All Night in DC – 5 Vibrant Neighborhoods

In Art, Capitol Hill, Chinatown, Congress Heights by RUNINdc

rt All Night : Nuit Blanche DC was founded by Ariana Austin in 2011. Art All Night in DC is an eclectic evening of music, activities, visual and performing artists. Based on a festival concept that began in Paris, The festival is an all-night exploration and celebration of contemporary art, encompassing five of DC’s most vibrant neighborhoods: Congress Heights, Dupont …

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Pope to Disrupt DC

In Chinatown by RUNINdc

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

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Postmates Profit Rides on the Back of Couriers

In Adams Morgan, Arlington, Capitol Hill, Chinatown, Clarendon, Downtown, Dupont Circle, Food, Georgetown, Grocery, Lawsuit, Metro, Mexican, News, Pizza, Review, Sandwiches by RUNINdc

Postmates roared into town 18 months ago with the promise of being able to deliver virtually anything to anyone in the District within an hour. They charge a 10% purchase fee and a nominal delivery fee based on distance of which 80% goes to the couriers The app is commonly used for restaurant food but people have been known to …

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DC’s First Micro Hotel Coming to Chinatown

In Chinatown, Hotel by RUNINdc

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

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Ming’s Rises over Chinatown Goliath

In Asian, Chef, Chinatown, Chinese, H Street, Lawsuit, News, Openings, Police by RUNINdc

Since opening in 2010, Michelle Tam’s Ming’s has co-existed under the shadows of  its landlord Tony Cheng’s the iconic Mongolian BBQ and Chinese Seafood restaurant which has been a huge fixture on H Street NW long before the Verizon Center opened its doors. But in recent years, Tony Cheng’s has come under a backlash after been found guilty of bribing the DC Taxicab …

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Rocket Bar

In Chinatown, Fun, Review by RUNINdc

This has been one of our go to places before or after any game or conert at the Verizon Center. $2.75 Coors Lights for Caps games? Not the bar to go to for an intimate evening. But definitely as a first stop on a night out. Love playing shuffle board when I stop by on slower nights, they have every …

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Chinese Banquet at Ming’s

In Chinatown, Food, Fun, Review by RUNINdc

RUNINOut and Bookalokal were treated to a culinary adventure  featuring some of Ming’s brand new signature dishes.  With the new menu rolling out this summer, Michelle Tam wanted to introduce her special guests to the Szechuan cooking and impress her with her new dishes. “The food and service was amazing,” says Jackie Woodbury, Bookalokal’ss DC City Launcher.  “We were extremely …

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St Paddies Day @ Irish Channel

In Bar, Beer, Chinatown, Events, Festival, Food, Fun, Irish by RUNINdc

Back in the 1600’s, the Catholic church created St Patrick’s Day to commemorate Christianity’s arrival in Ireland — boy has the holiday evolved over the years. Today, St Patrick’s Day is a week long event featuring several Irish bands and specials.  During the week our beloved Brian Gaffney, Peter Baker and Aine Doherty performs. On Sunday, the Channel participates in …