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Foodies and grape lovers are looking forward to gathering together to enjoy fine cuisines and Virginia wines at the 1st Annual Alexandria’s Food & Wine Festival, taking place on Saturday, June 23.
This first annual signature event will transform Old Town’s Carlyle District into a lively festival, complete with live [...]
Paul Bakery (Photo credit: Lisa Gabrielson)
Established in Lille, France in 1889, PAUL Bakery is world-renown with nearly 500 stores in 25 countries, and in such prime locations as Amsterdam, Bahrain, Brussels, London, Madrid, Paris, Tokyo, and Qatar. On Monday, June 4, 2012, PAUL will open its third bakery café in the heart [...]
Conceived in 1944 as one of Washington, D.C.’s first shopping centers, the Village at Shirlington has brought together the best of mixed-use neighborhood living in a modern way ever since. With a unique, Tony award-winning live theater, a movie cinema, and diverse restaurants and boutiques, Shirlington is an anchor for culture, dining and [...]
On May 19, the award-winning Mio Restaurant will host Dine and Do Good, where two Thrive DC Board members will roll up their sleeves to create an exquisite prix fixe menu.
Photo Credit: Thrive DC
A portion of the proceeds from each meal served will go to Thrive DC. A full restaurant will [...]
Craving Italian cuisine? Then grab a date and make a reservation on Open Table for SOCCi Urban Italian Kitchen + Bar in Arlington, Virginia. Located on the lobby level of the Renaissance Capital View Hotel in Crystal City, this restaurant will delight you with authentic Italian cuisine laced with a bit of local flavor. [...]
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Refugees International’s Young Humanitarian Circle will throw a private after party on Thursday, May 10 at Fujimar Restaurant at 10 p.m.. They will be celebrating more than three decades of RI’s work with special guests, fellow humanitarians, RI staff and board members, and Lauren Bush, who is the 2012 [...]
As many of my readers know, I have asked my writers and editors in all 21 cities we cover to support Susan G. Komen in their fight against breast cancer. Men Against Breast Cancer (MABC) is a supporter and partner of Susan G. Komen for the Cure and is the first and only national [...]
Mother’s Day is nearly here and Mom is looking forward to a day out! Here are some ideas and special events for celebrating in the city.
If you are looking for a family-centered activity, why not check out Bethesda Central Farm Market the day before, Saturday, May 12. Chef Matt Finarelli will hold a [...]
As my readers may have seen, I am the Campaign Manager for my friend Cheryl Romero‘s fundraising campaign for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. She is competing in the society’s Man & Woman of the Year competition for the second time to support her goddaughter, Sophia Becraft who is this year’s Girl of [...]
Fuel Pizza is thrilled to announce the launch of their celebrated Field to Fuel program in Washington, DC. The goal of the program is to inspire a long-term love of vegetables in children, using pizza as a medium. Fuel Pizza is partnering with Kid Power DC, a local non-profit that builds gardens in DC [...]