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By Zach Ewell, Current Correspondent Next weekend, barbecue lovers in the D.C. area will convene downtown on Pennsylvania Avenue for the 25th annual Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle, which will be fought with slabs of meat and burning grills. In the...
Custom journal maker Jenni Bick has returned to her hometown D.C. to open her first brick-and-mortar store in Dupont Circle. The new Jenni Bick Custom Journals shop celebrated its grand opening at 1300 Connecticut Ave. NW last month, expanding an...
The former Doubletree at 1515 Rhode Island Ave. NW in Dupont Circle reopened last month as The Darcy, offering a new restaurant and cafe and several offerings in collaboration with local businesses. The hotel boasts 226 rooms, meeting space, a...
The Fairmont Washington hotel in the West End is following up the unveiling earlier this year of its $27 million renovation with a new urban courtyard garden that opened in April. At the 2401 M St. NW hotel, a cherry...
A few years ago, automotive journalists frequently cried out for more diesel-powered passenger cars to be sold in the U.S. Such vehicles offered the alluring promise of strong acceleration yet outstanding gas mileage, and steady engineering improvements that have...
As cars are redesigned over the years, it's typical for them to grow in size — giving the automaker a roomier interior to boast about, and keeping up with competing vehicles that have already done the same. When the...
At first you think you’re seeing some exotic breed of bird — long, red objects perched on branches in the front yard. Actually, they’re bottles and the trees are “bottle trees,” a form of garden embellishment common in the...
More than 100 children descended on the Cleveland Park business district on a recent Saturday morning, eagerly awaiting buyers for the products they’d spent months devising, making and marketing. Customers who strolled through the white tents at the Acton Children’s...
A pop-up “edible cookie dough confectionery” is opening in Adams Morgan this week, taking over the Rise Bakery spot at 2409 18th St. NW each evening after the bakery closes. The Cookie Jar DC will sell eight signature flavors of...
The Decanter restaurant at St. Regis Washington has appointed a new culinary team, with executive chef Javier Cuesta Muñoz in charge. The signature restaurant at the 923 16th St. NW hotel features “haute Mediterranean cuisine in a recently renovated stunning...

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