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 [...]

Candy Rocks Proves One Sweet Family Affair

On the weekend of Saturday June 18, upstart daddy blog, DaddysCool.com decided to make its mission and efforts of creating better images of fathers public by hosting an event called Candy Rocks at Liv Nightclub atop the historic Bohemian Caverns.  Sponsored by the Law Offices of Duane O. King, Candy Rocks was promoted as a [...]

[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.

Bilal Concert in DC tonight! Discount tickets available here!

Wednesday, JUNE 15 – Washington, DC gets a special treat tonight when the soulful Bilal comes to town with his full band in tow at U Street Music Hall.  Fans will get a chance at 2 big shows featuring grammy-nominmated singer Wayna and Maimouna Youssef, an exciting artist that performs with the Roots. Ticket for [...]

Daddy site launches with Candy-themed Family Event

In honor of the father’s day holiday, DaddysCool.com, an online father-focused website and blog, will host their inaugural family day party, “Candy Rocks,” on Saturday, June 18, 2011 from 2pm – 5pm at Liv (2001 11th NW, Washington, DC).  The Candy Rocks event will serve as the official community launch of the DaddysCool.com website as [...]

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:

The Best Man

Evan McArthur Kane is…just trying to be Miles Davis.

[Photos] Patti LaBelle Performs at US Dream Academy’s 10th Annual Power of a Dream Gala

US Dream Academy’s 10th Annual Power of A Dream Gala took place at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington. Honorees included U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina M. Benjamin, Sheila C. Johnson, Robert Townsend and Dr. Delbert W. Baker. Patti LaBelle delivered a powerful musical performance.

[Photos] Baltimore Ravens Ray Lewis’ Annual Summer Days Charity Weekend

Baltimore Ravens Ray Lewis’ Annual Summer Days Charity Weekend got underway May 20th in Charm City. View photos from the celebrity bowling tournament and youth fitness clinic.

Ladies Night at National’s Ballpark, June 16

Ladies Night at National’s Ballpark on June 16, 2011 at 7:05 p.m. for the Nationals vs. Cardinals game.    Two packages are available for this fun night out. The $40.00 VIP Package includes a reserved game ticket, the pre-game Ladies Night Happy Hour, and a Nationals Player Photo Ops! The Happy Hour includes:  food & [...]

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