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  As if all the BBQ I could eat wasn’t enough of an incentive to be in the most festive of moods this Fourth of July holiday. I knew part of my holiday weekend included seeing Kid Cudi bless the stage at the Merriweather Post Pavilion. The last time I saw Cudi perform was in [...]

2011 Heart & Soul Awards Red Carpet [Video]

WHW Editor April Watts covers the 2011 Heart & Soul Awards red carpet as the official host for Radio-One. Watch as she gets the scoop from Kindred the Family Soul, Nicole Ari Parker, Boris Kodjoe and more!

National Landmark Celebrates Picturesque DC with Photo Contest

The Old Post Office Pavilion, a national landmark and specialty entertainment center, announces a photo contest in honor of National Camera Day, now through July 31. Local residents and tourists are encouraged to submit their best photograph taken at the Old Post Office Pavilion for a chance to win big prizes and local fame.

Moe’s Southwest Grill: Dance Your (FREE) Queso Off

On Wednesday, July 20th (11am-9pm) get yourself some free — yes, free — Queso (6 oz) from participating Moe’s Southwest Grill locations.

2011 Kia Optima EX

Mike Tucker, Jr is balling with the “Official Vehicle of the NBA,” the Kia Optima. See how it ranks and if it will appeal to What’s Hot Washington.

#AATC My life (ok moment) as a runway model [Video]

by April Watts (Photo by  Mike Fewell/Silver Spring Patch) Glynn Jackson, the “maven of everything fabulous,”  has already made an indelible mark on the hair industry with the highly acclaimed Golden Scissors Awards.  Recently, he set out to bring his unique brand of fab to the bridal industry with the first annual Bridal Fanfare.  Hundreds came out to the Silver [...]

Up in the Air

Evan McArthur Kane is back from travel to share how not get to “caught-up” when life takes you places.

Restaurants Gear Up for Independence Day Activities

Summer is here, which means many more outdoor activities are in store for you…so get ready! One of the biggest Summertime holidays is Independence Day. To commemorate this holiday, people celebrate with food, family, friends and anything involving the great outdoors. Here is some of what’s going on in the city: Smithsonian Folklife Festival at National Mall [...]

Media Advisory | Mayor Gray to Kick Off Free Summer Meals Program

Photo by Shevry Lassiter Attention: DC residents… I received this Media Advisory yesterday and wanted to share with you. I hope someone in need is able to utilize these services. Please review, comment and forward! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 22, 2011 Thousands to Benefit from Free Summer Meals and Health Education Through Mayor Vincent C. [...]

FREE: Etiquette Guide for Food Bloggers

Sharing is caring! -Care Bears As a foodie-blogger who love love LOVES to take pictures of her meals — and then share them with the “social media” world, Guides for Food Bloggers by Bill Bailey was the perfect read. Since food trends are changing rapidly in the DC area, us bloggers need to keep abreast of what’s going [...]

[Photos] Boris Kodjoe and Vanessa A. Williams host the 2011 Heart & Soul Awards

The first annual Heart & Soul Awards ceremony took place last Saturday, at the Renaissance HarborPlace Hotel in downtown Baltimore. Celebrities and other dignitaries converged in celebration of women that are making tremendous strides in health and wellness.

[Photos] 2011 Heart & Soul Awards Red Carpet

The Renaissance Hotel was the place to be as celebrities, political figures, and other dignitaties came out to celebrate women that are making remarkable contributions to health and wellness. Actor Boris Kodjoe was the master of ceremonies and the lovely Vanessa Williams was co-host.

Girls Make History Day 2011; Navy Yard Museum

On Saturday, June 25th at 10:00am, girls make history! The U.S. Navy Museum and American Girl are celebrating the third annual Girls Make History Day with activities and family-friendly fun especially for children ages 5-13. This event is FREE and open to the public. Come one, come all. U.S. Navy Museum employees and volunteers will be on deck [...]

ARTventures on H: (Art) walk and dine (around)

In February, we got “artsy-fartsy” with ARTventures on H! Now, its Summertime and — once again – CHAMPS – Capitol Hill’s Chamber of Commerce and H Street Main Street sponsor ARTventures on H. On Thursday, June 30th, ARTventures on H allows you to take a trip in the heart of the H Street Corridor. A Summer staycation that will make [...]

Are Daily Deal Vouchers Embarrassing to Use?

For as long as I can recall, I have always been a coupon-clipping/savings card-carrying/frugalista shopper, so these sites (some of which have matching apps) help out a lot. If anything, I’m proud — and glad — that I’m able to find such great deals without much effort.

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