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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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Ellicott City Recovery in Full Swing: Credentialing Begins

In News, Police by RUNINdc

While Ellicott City was still recovering from the devastating 2016 flood, another deluge ravaged the historic city last month. The destruction was definitely worse than before and also claimed the life of National Guardsman Eddison Hermond who was swept away while trying to save others. Unfortunately the old city is still blocked off while Howard County officials continue with the …

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After Ten Years, Tortoise and Hare Crawls to a Close

In Arlington, Closing by RUNINdc

The Tortoise and Hare opened over ten years ago by Brian Montgomery and Erik Dahlseid. The popular bar know for hosting Pittsburgh sports teams (Steelers, Penguins, Pirates) has scored its last goal. And last night, the Crystal City bar closed their doors for the last time. Here’s a post by Brian Montgomery: “As we posted back in August, we were beginning the …

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McCormick and Schmick’s Veterans Appreciation Day

In Food, Military by RUNINdc

Are you a veteran and like Seafood or Steak? Then you should consider visiting McCormick and Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants for its annual Veterans Appreciation Day on Sunday Nov 5, 2017 for a free entree during lunch or dinner. Proof of military service required, but not needed for Gold Star Family members (parents or spouse). Be sure to contact your local McCormick …

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Urban Thai

In Food by RUNINdc

Urban Thai nestled in quaint Crystal City, VA strives to provide convenient, healthy, and authentic Thai food in modern counter-service restaurants. Food quality will be fully consistent, while the ambience will reflect the spirit of Thailand and its culture. Urban Thai offers the solution with a menu that has been developed to meet the needs of today’s health conscious consumer without compromising …

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Arlington Finances Ballston Mall

In Ballston, Food by RUNINdc

Arlington’s County Board gave the green light to $55 million in renovations for Ballston Common Mall,  to turn it into a mixed-use, entertainment-oriented development. By a unanimous vote, the County agreed to allocate $10 million in public revenue for garage and transportation improvements and to generate a  tax increment financing district that would generate up to $45.5 million. Owner, Forest City, has plans …

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The Music of Peru

In Events, Fashion, Festival, Music, Smithsonian by RUNINdc

Just as Peru is more than Machu Picchu, Peruvian music is more than panpipes. Celebratory songs laced with distinct sounds and rhythms are a centerpiece of every community festival And everyone, it seems, loves to swing to the beat of Afro-Peruvian rhythm.

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Nepal Relief Fundraiser @Court Haus Social

In Arlington, Bar, Beer, Food, Food Blogger, Fun, Fundraiser, German, Misc by RUNINdc

Come snack on delicious dishes at the newly opened CourtHaus Social while we raise money for the Nepal Relief. $20 gets you entry including a wide selection of German & American mouth-watering hors d’oeuvres. Pls purchase your tickets on Bookalokal: 100% of the ticket price will support earthquake victims in Nepal Georgetown Stands with Nepal Nepal Rising – Washington …

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Clarendon Food Crawl

In Arlington, Asian, Clarendon, Food, Food Blogger, Mexican, News, Review by RUNINdc

 What a treat! You simply can’t beat five lovely restaurants in the heart of Arlington for only $40 per person. A play on those fun Pub Crawls that seem to be happening everywhere these days, the Clarendon Food Crawl, took lucky participants on a culinary tour of Ireland, Italy, Mexico & El Salvador, the Mediterranean, and Asia. Hosted by RuninOut and …

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Rien Tong – Tasteless & Rude

In Asian, Food, Food Blogger, Review by RUNINdc

Rien Tong is a Thai Sushi shop in the heart of Clarendon.  It’s perfectly located since there’s a dearth of good Asian restaurants this side of Arlington. I’ve visited several times over the year and got a mixed reaction.  Sometimes the service was fast.  Other times, I would have done better just going to Whole Foods. The food is ok,  but …