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Operated by the previous owners of Thai Place, Soi 38 integrates the more basic Thai Place favorites, like the classic pad thai, with more elegant and adventurous Thai street food.
Dischord Records was founded on the principle that the label would only release records by D.C. bands.
Everyone’s heard of Netflix or Spotify Premium, so here are my suggestions for three subscription services that would make the perfect gift for someone on your list.
Since their first show together last February, the alternative rock band has landed five sets at venues like the Black Cat and Rock & Roll Hotel.
The South Asian Society's 14th annual "Raas Chaos" on Saturday will celebrate the cultural and social aspects of Indian dance, bringing national teams to Lisner Auditorium.
Bioengineer Lijie Grace Zhang is using three-dimensional printers to create tissue that replaces damaged parts of the human body, in a laboratory right on campus.
Citizen Burger Bar, the self-proclaimed “people’s burger bar,” isn’t just embracing its patriotic reputation: It’s crafted a menu around it.
Nearly 50 students clad in superhero costumes crowded the Georgetown C&O Canal towpath Saturday morning, where they ran a 5K in support of a nonprofit that aims to empower women in Uganda.
I know at this point you’re “so over” me, but before you go home for Thanksgiving then dive into finals, I just wanted to drop you a line. I would be remiss to pack up and make room for Second Semester without reflecting on our time together.
As the week-long festival wraps up this weekend, you’ll have the chance to chat with local artists, browse new galleries, attend workshops and even meet award-winning photographers like Bill Ingalls.
For years, MRP Realty toyed with the idea of installing an ice rink along Georgetown’s waterfront. But it wasn’t until a 10-foot surge of water from the Potomac River flooded restaurants like Tony and Joe’s Seafood Place in April 2011 that the project became possible.
So last spring, Di Giacinto and a small group of friends assembled an executive board for an organization dedicated to social engagement through spoken word.
When the Black Cat opened, the only large music venue in D.C. was the 9:30 Club, and Dante Ferrando, a restaurant owner and drummer in D.C. punk rock bands Gray Matter and Iron Cross, said he was dissatisfied with the city's music halls.
In the relationship between sarcastic and vicious Martha and George, the most convincing and complex argument wins.
Hailing from Connecticut, where the chain has somewhat of a cult following, Plan B opened its first D.C. storefront in Penn Quarter on Monday.
From the spicy chai of India to relaxing Chinese tea rooms and rich hot chocolate, here are some places around D.C. that offer sweet drinks to stay cozy in the winter.
This is a bookstore for the locals: It has the feel of a highly-organized home bookshelf in the best possible way.
In a large, cluttered art studio flushed with sunlight at GW’s Art Therapy Graduate Program in Arlington, two art therapy graduate students sit quietly working, surrounded by bright jars of paint, muddled brushes and filled canvases.
Professor Christopher “Kip” Lornell said he is looking to push the boundaries of musical education with the launch of the D.C. Vernacular Music Archive.
There is no menu posted on the wall nor is there one available anywhere on the counter. The barista was glad to tell me La Colombe’s traditionally European offerings: drip coffees, espresso drinks, teas and more Americanized iced coffees and teas – no pumpkin spice lattes here.
Standing out from the typical burger and crab cake fare of the Georgetown Waterfront, Mama Rouge offers an unexpected fusion of South Asian and French flavors, pairing bahn mi with croissants and curry with a baguette.
She brings me first to the entryway of French political cartoonist Honoré Daumier’s gallery space, where a cast of Roig’s dentist slouches behind a metal bar – pale belly distended, wrinkled pants unbuttoned – one hand held frozen in the shape of a gun behind his lower back.
The program, created and co-directed by Foggy Bottom residents Jill Nevius, Mary Kay Shaw and Jackie Lemire, has brought new exhibitions to the neighborhood every two years.
Mason Dixie Biscuit Company, a new restaurant venture working out of the communal kitchen EatsPlace in Petworth, is making a name for itself with the simple southern favorite.
As the 2014 Jenny McKean Moore Writer-in-Washington for GW's English department, Skyhorse hopes to rediscover his own enthusiasm for writing and teaching.
We caught up with the woman behind the voice, Randi Miller, to chat about making a living as a voice actress and avoiding the train.
I traveled to the Twinbrook station – only a few stations before the end of the Red Line at Shady Grove – to meet with Miller and take a ride on the Metro, where her voice has been warning riders to “step back” since March 2006.
After an $8 bacon-egg-and-cheese incident at Whole Foods and a mediocre chicken cutlet at the GW Deli, I was on a mission to cure my hearty sandwich homesickness.
Where to take your family this weekend, how to answer the most dreaded questions from them and more.