Trade in your pre-finals siesta for a fiesta this weekend. Get your funk on at U Street or experience ambient techno music at Echostage.
D.C. businesses are working to address the issue of public harassment through street exhibits and a bar training program.
I walked into Archipelago, a new tiki bar on U Street, expecting spring break 2.0. But instead, I witnessed an identity crisis.
Hundreds of D.C. residents will make their way to U Street on Saturday to discover their own definition of funk – and probably chili con carne at Ben’s Chili Bowl.
I ordered the octopus after the waitress’ eyes lit up when I mentioned it. I could understand – it is chewy, charred and glazed to perfection.
Your new favorite international cuisine may be hiding under the guise of a typical pizza and burger joint.
Students from GW and Georgetown, American and Howard universities gathered outside the White House on Monday night to protest a St. Louis County grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in August.
Although it’s subtle storefront is easy to miss, Oohhs & Aahhs, located on U Street, is home to some of the best soul food in D.C. The restaurant has been featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, and is Zagat rated. Video by Hatchet videographer Jake Amorelli.
Lonely Planet cites the 19 Smithsonian museums, the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination and local development projects, like CityCenterDC and The Yards, as reasons for D.C.’s big draw, providing the gist of the District’s reputation, but missing much of what the “city whose official religion is national politics” has to offer.
A GW administrator is helping tell the story of what he calls “the entertainment capital of Black America.”