Meet Friends for a Drink at the Next Farm Friday Happy Hour

Up Top Acres takes the conventional idea of rural farming and shapes it to fit an urban setting. The organization quite literally puts farmable acres "up top," transforming unused rooftops in DC into urban farms. The Farm at 55 M Street is one of them, a mere block from the...

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Don’t Miss “Naked Eyes” at Artechouse in its Final Days

Did you know that it's possible to shape and sculpt light, bending it to one's will—or rather, one's artistic ideas? Architect/musician Takami Nakamoto and illustrator Noemi Schipfer are well aware. They're the pair behind Paris-based Nonotak Studio, an artistic...

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Test Your Aim at Bad Axe Throwing

The idea of skipping happy hour in order to do hard manual labor used to be a foreign one, but with the advent of ax-throwing as an American pastime, it's becoming more and more common. The art of ax-throwing originated in Canadian backyards long ago and recently came to the...

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Enjoy a Sweet Treat at Pluma By Bluebird Bakery

Pluma By Bluebird Bakery has only barely opened its doors to the public, but already, the bright, contemporary cafe is racking up the rave reviews. Of course, in a way, Pluma's founders have been marketing the bakery for years. Previously, Bluebird Bakery operated as a...

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Enjoy Local Craft Beer and an Art Class at The District Clay Center

Atlas Brewery and DC Brau both sit less than a mile away from The District Clay Center in DC, so when the center says the brews served at its "One Shot Classes" are locally sourced, it's an accurate description. Held one or two Fridays per month, the adults-only classes pair...

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Come Out for a Free Day of Fun at the 4th Annual Capital Dragon Boat Regatta on Aug. 26th

Dragon boats may look majestic and beautiful, but they have roots in a great tragedy. More than 2,000 years ago, respected leader Qu Yuan was banished from the Kingdom of China after demanding reform from a corrupt government. Rather than live in exile, Qu Yuan waded into the...

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“Revival” at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

Experience a new art exhibit called Revival this summer at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. This challenging collection will be on display until September 10, making it a great way to beat the heat while taking in some culture. This exhibition is a celebration of...

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Ice Cream Jubilee: Don’t Miss the Coffee & Doughnuts Ice Cream!

You've probably never had Coffee & Doughnuts quite like they're served at Ice Cream Jubilee in Washington, DC — for one thing, they come in a cone. The Coffee & Doughnuts ice cream showcases local DC ingredients, starting with Zeke's Sumatran coffee. Instead of...

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Celebrate Independence Day With John Stamos and The Beach Boys at A Capitol Fourth on July 4th

This year, John Stamos is hosting A Capitol Fourth on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Since The Beach Boys are headlining the concert portion of this 4th of July bash, it seems reasonable to assume that Uncle Jesse might get back to his Ripper roots with the iconic band!...

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Learn About Lincoln’s Assassination at Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site

Learn more about one of the most impactful moments in American history at Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site museum on 10th Street Northwest. This 30-minute journey should be a part of any history lover’s adventure in DC, as it takes an in-depth look at an important...

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