Eyelash extensions have become more popular in the beauty market, with customers lashing out in salons from New York City to California and recently, the District. K.P. Murray opened Elle Lash Bar in 2012.
The clues only get more baffling. The clock is ticking. You rip apart suitcase after suitcase and book after book. You only have seconds left to crack the code on the safe. This is Escape Room Live D.C. – a tourist attraction in Georgetown.
It seems like every year there are bigger, better U.S. music festivals to choose from. But for most music-lovers, the options dwindle as the costs add up: transportation, lodging, food and general admission wristlets can quickly ruin your budget.
Takoma appeared to be an unfinished and unwelcoming suburb of D.C. But by the end of the evening – after visiting a vegan soup shop, seafood joint and tea shop – I was planning for a second trip.
Baked by Yael has found its home across the street from the National Zoo. Yael Krigman sells her two-bite cake pops as well as rugelach, cookies and bagels made from scratch.
The week dedicated to the best barbecue-sauce-slathered meat returns to D.C. along with 12 other cities this week. Meat Week includes all-you-can-eat deals, extra saucy specials and the chance to pig out on brisket, beef and – of course – pork.
A cat café is exactly what you think it is: A shop that combines coffee, tea and treats with furry companions, courtesy of the Washington Humane Society. Such a café, to be called Crumbs & Whiskers, is looking to open this year.
The National Women’s History Museum is not an architectural marvel with ornate ceilings and Corinthian columns. In fact, the museum hasn't been built yet.
Alex Laufer and Alexander “Sandy” Wood spent years working in law and biotechnology. Now, they say they've brought the skills from those professions to a new venture: Running D.C.’s newest distillery.
After what owner Kirk Francis called a frustrating and taxing process that began in March, Captain Cookie plans to open as soon as it sets up tables and chairs on its second floor this week.
Since the early 2000s, hundreds of podcasts have entertained audiences on the commute home or while they shop for groceries. These are a few of my favorites.
The fossils of local punk concerts are not preserved by sand, dirt or pressure. Instead, they are carefully archived and digitized by librarians.
As soon as this fall, a D.C.-based nonprofit hopes to open a Museum of Science Fiction in D.C., featuring props from popular extra-terrestrial films alongside high-tech exhibits on sci-fi novels.
In the next five years, about 23,000 square feet of underground space will become the city’s greatest cultural and arts destination for fashion, film and music lovers alike, all to the tune of about $70 million. At least, that’s the hope for Julian Hunt and Braulio Agnese.
The 25-minute ride involved a transfer at L’Enfant Plaza to the Green Line, but my satisfying afternoon excursion was worth the diversion from my usual trips on the Blue or Orange lines.
The newest exhibition, “Sensorium: The Art of Perception,” which opens Thursday, will transform the gallery’s normally still atmosphere into an interactive, multi-sensory space for meditation, yoga and relaxation.
Struggling with what to get your friends or significant other for the holidays? We’ve broken down the people in your life – the athlete, artist, chef, techie – to guide you toward the best gift at every price level. No last-minute gift cards or generic scarves needed.
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.