How To: Bring Wine to a Holiday Party

And now, some advice on all the holiday parties and their ever-present companion, gifted wine.  Today’s advice giver is Daniel Post Senning of the Emily Post Institute and co-host of personal favorite podcast Awesome Etiquette. Dinner parties are a time-honored tradition, from the days-long banquet feasts of the medieval times, to the Tupperware parties of…

Art and Politics Collide at Creative Time Summit October 13-16 at the Lincoln Theater

This October 14 – 16, Creative Time will hold its annual summit, the world’s largest conference on art and social change, at the Lincoln Theater in Washington, DC. Entitled “Occupy the Future,” it will bring together leaders in many fields, from Black Lives Matter leader Alicia Garza to Guardian and Harper’s columnist Thomas Frank to Minor Threat and Fugazi frontman Ian MacKaye, to discuss the future of American democracy in…

Fine Lines Paint Jam Comes to Rhode Island Ave April 30

After creating DC’s largest piece of public art at NOMA Storey Park, Hip-Hop nonprofit Words Beats & Life Inc. is bringing DC a 900 ft. long canvas and the artistic stylings of almost 100 artists from around the country for a full day of the arts on April 30th at 514-680 Rhode Island Ave NE…

Galley: Delivery That’s Delicious

Are you like me?  Do you need to eat food to stay alive?   Food is an essential element, so why do I neglect the quality of my meals?  Well, thanks to my newly found best-friend-as-a-service Galley, I don’t have to. Galley is a DC startup: creating, dishing up and delivering original and delicious meals…

Columbia Heights Oktoberfest Community Party October 3

  Following on the heels of their recent 10th annual Columbia Heights Day, the Columbia Heights Initiative will host another neighborhood-wide event on Saturday, October 3. The Columbia Heights Oktoberfest Community Party will feature a bilingual Children’s Story Time sponsored by the Mount Pleasant Library, children’s carnival games, a free moon bounce, outdoor yoga, and…

Wine and Design, Take Me Away

  Taking a step away from the dusty yet somehow still humid DC summer and into the cool and calm recesses of a museum is one of the pleasures of living in this city of ours.  Getting to spend time decompressing with a glass of wine and a project you don’t necessarily need to do…

Penn Quarter: Do Good…Shopping

Penn Quarter offers two ways to swing into the holiday season: Spy Museum Coat Drive: Help Spy Win the Cold War! Donate a new or gently used coat and enjoy $7 OFF General Admission! The Spy Museum and One Warm Coat invite you to join our first annual coat drive to “Help Win the Cold…