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REI to Open Flagship Store in NOMA DC

In Events, Fashion, Food, News, News & Culture, NOMA by RUNINdc

REI is coming to DC and they’re throwing a block party for everyone: Doors open at 10am Friday and Saturday; and 11am Sunday. Weekend highlights include: Friday Festivities kick off with the award-winning music of the Ballou Majestic Marching band, followed by Little Bacon Bear and other local DJs on the Store Stage. Cap it off with a night of …

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H Street Fest 16 – Its a Wrap

In Food, H Street, Music, News & Culture by RUNINdc

Street Festival ’16 is one for the record books and once again another huge hit. From dancers to acrobats there was no shortage of performers. There were lots of exhibits on display along the H Street corridor And restaurants, bars and rooftops were packed with festival-goers. The DC region was blessed with good weather attracting tens of thousands of people to …

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Time to Make the Truck Driver Cool Again

In News, News & Culture by RUNINdc

here’s no question that the image of  the American truck driver has gradually lost its cool.  Glorified in the 70s when Kris Kristofferson and Burt Reynolds graced the screen as modern day cowboys , the image has rapidly declined to that of outlaw, rebel and antagonist in movies. Today, the new generation has fostered the impression that the American truck driver is …

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First 100 Win Chick Fil-A for a Year

In Events, News, News & Culture, Openings by RUNINdc

ired of metroing to Crystal City to taste those amazing boneless breast of chicken pressure cooked in peanut oil?  Well you’re in luck – starting Wed at 6am, Chick-Fil-A will open it’s first DC location in Columbia Heights and the first 100 customers will win free Chick-Fil-A for an entire year. But don’t go pulling out your sleeping bag — the line …

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20th Anniversary of the Million Man March

In Events, Festival, News, News & Culture by RUNINdc

It is billed as the nation’s largest civil rights demonstration, and this Saturday’s rally in the National Mall will mark the 20th anniversary. DC will be packed — hundreds of thousands will gather at the Mall coming from buses all across the eastern seaboard Despite an email from the US Capitol Police warning its officers of potential violence, the Nation …

Connect with Experts @ Taoti Creative

In Dupont Circle, Misc, News & Culture by RUNINdc

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Taoti Creative 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM At September’s NetSquared DC event, we are putting a spin on matchmaking and speed dating. We want to match you up with the brilliant, creative minds in the DC nonprofit technology and communications space, who can advise you on the challenges you are facing in your organization. Date: Tues., …

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Thousands Cheer the Pope in his Fiat

In News, News & Culture by RUNINdc

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

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Wizards Move Practice to St Elizabeths East

In Fun, News, News & Culture, Sports by RUNINdc

t Elizabeths East a National Historic has been chosen as the future home of the Washington Wizards.  The Wizards will practice at a modern training facility to be built there.  In addition this will be the home arena for the Washington Mystics and will have up to 5,000 seats. The St Elizabeths’ landmark and is specially zoned as the StE …

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After the Skies Cleared

In 14th Street, Adams Morgan, Arlington, Ashburn, Ballston, Baltimore, Clarendon, Crystal City, Downtown, Events, Festival, Foggy Bottom, Food, Metro, Misc, Music, News & Culture, Openings, Patriotic, Pets, Photos, Smithsonian by RUNINdc

by Jason Morenz It started out wet and misty and then in the late afternoon, the skies came down. By 4pm the rain was so hard, the US Park Service had to declare an emergency and opened up museums and federal buildings near the mall for folks to take shelter. The skies came down for over an hour, but once …

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Pre-Social Media Happy Hour @Parlay

In Alcohol, Asian, Bar, Beer, Chef, Downtown, Dupont Circle, Events, Fashion, Food, Food Blogger, Fun, Happy Hour, Hotel, Music, News & Culture, Photos, Pizza, Review, Sandwiches, Steak, Wine by RUNINdc

Photos by Skovra Ltd Parlay was the chosen location for the 3rd Annual Pre-Social Media Happy Hour. What an ideal location in the heart of Dupont Circle-Golden Triangle, a casual sports lounge with a fancy dining area, an awesome bar with the friendliest bartenders and just an awesome place to host an event. Parlay is known for its beer — …

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Jonathan Cheban Party @ Sign of Whale

In Downtown, Dupont Circle, Events, Fashion, Fun, Misc, Music, News, News & Culture, Travelling, Weekly Picks by RUNINdc

Kim Kardashian’s bestie, Jonathan Cheban from the Hamptons arrived in style Friday night on M Street to meet and greet Socialites from all over Washington. There was a lot of handshakes, hugging, posing and great times with friends of Kim & Jonathan — it was quite a #Blast. “What a fabulous Jonathan Cheban party in the Golden Triangle,” said Kevin …

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Silver Spring Blues Festival 2015

In Events, Fashion, Festival, Food, Fun, News & Culture, Patriotic, Silver Spring, Weekly Picks, Wine by RUNINdc

silver spring blues festival 2015 The Silver Spring Town Center, Inc. is proud to announce the star-studded line up of the 7th Annual Silver Spring Blues Festival at Downtown Silver Spring. The Silver Spring Blues Festival will be Saturday, June 20, 2015, from 10 am to 9 pm. Watch this space for information about our Blues Festival Kick Off party …

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Bangkok Joe’s Last Week

In Closing, News & Culture by RUNINdc

Bangkok Joe‘s will be closing its doors this week to make room for a new contemporary restaurant from Chef/Owner Aulie Bunyarataphan and Owner Mel Oursinsiri. We want to thank YOU for your continued love and support which played a major role in Bangkok Joe’s continued success. We are forever grateful and look forward to serving you again once Mama Rouge …

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EU Runners Visit 27 Embassies on One Day

In Embassy, Fashion, Fun, News, News & Culture, Review, Running, Weekly Picks by RUNINdc

Washington, DC – On May 10, more than 45 runners embarked on a 13 mile trek covering 4 distinct regions – Georgetown – Dupont Circle – Adams Morgan – Van Ness all while meeting people and celebrating culture, heritage and diversity.  The challenging task was not just the run, it was was running past 27+ EU Embassies and visiting nearly a dozen …