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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.

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 [...]

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.

Movie Minute: mid-Summer FREE flicks

DC has so much fun (and free!) stuff going on this Summer! You’ve read the recent Music Minute: Concerts at Carter Barron Amphitheater post, now check out this year’s FREE outdoor Summer movie theater selections:

Music Minute: Summer concerts @ Carter Barron Amphitheatre

Spring has finally sprung and Summer is well on its way. Hooray! One of the best things of Summertime is being outdoors. Another great thing is music. Carter Barron has managed to combine the two. Check out this year’s Carter Barron’s Summer Concert List to see what’s happening. Some events are FREE (some with tickets, some without), while [...]

Storytelling with W. Ellington Felton

Just Cause Events & Wednesday Verses features: W. Ellington Felton: Published Author, Teacher, DJ, Artist, Actor, and Decorated Musician. Enjoy this musical journey through his impressive catalog of over 10 albums and numerous collaborations with some of your favorite artists.

MetroTeen AIDS: Healthy Relationships

MetroTeen AIDS (MTA) has finished their first cycle of Healthy Relationships (HR) and it has been a great experience! An opportunity has been extended for young people at the next session

The Art of…Friendship!

During a conversation (well, rant) A dear friend (we’ll call her “Ms. Sunshine”) said you have to TEACH [her] how to be a friend. What a crock! As if my being a friend wasn’t example enough…I want what I give. I’m sure we’ve all had our share of ups and downs with friends, but… this, by [...]

The Art of…Networking!

Networking is an art. Master it!

Save the Date: Bike to Work Day 2011

May 20th is ‘Bike to Work Day’!

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