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DC’s José Andrés Wins 2011 Outstanding Chef Award

DC’s José Andrés Wins 2011 Outstanding Chef Award May 12, 2011 | Food | Read More
2011 JBFA Outstanding Chef José Andrés - Photo (c) ThinkFoodGroup The 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards, the most coveted awards for excellence in the food and restaurant industry, were presented on May 6 in New York City with Washington’s own José Andrés winning honors for Outstanding Chef...

Passport DC Offers Rare Glimpse Into Washington’s Embassies

Passport DC Offers Rare Glimpse Into Washington’s Embassies May 12, 2011 | Events | Read More
The Embassy of Sri Lanka welcomes visitors to the 2010 Around the World Embassy Tour In addition to being the U.S. capital, Washington, DC, is home to approximately 174 embassies. These international missions are located all over the city, from Georgetown to Woodley Park, and especially along Massachusetts...

Say ‘Oui!’ to the Georgetown French Market This Weekend

Say ‘Oui!’ to the Georgetown French Market This Weekend April 26, 2011 | Events, Food | Read More
From Michel Richard’s Citronelle to the newish Café Bonaparte and all the wine stores, antique shops, and boutiques in between, Georgetown has always had a bit of a French flair. This Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30, the neighborhood will celebrate this joie de vivre with the 8th Annual...

Would You Pay to Visit the Smithsonian?

Would You Pay to Visit the Smithsonian? April 18, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Detail of Star Spangled Banner in the Smithsonian's Museum of American History One of the greatest things about Washington, DC, as a tourist destination is that admission to the Smithsonian is free. A collection of art, science, and culture museums housing some of the nation’s priceless treasures...

Space Shuttle Discovery Finds a Home in DC

Space Shuttle Discovery Finds a Home in DC April 16, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
On April 12, NASA, which is phasing out the 30-year Space Shuttle Program, announced that the Space Shuttle Discovery would become part of the permanent collection of aviation and aerospace memorabilia at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Shuttle Discovery completed 39 missions during its 27-year...

Video: How A Government Shutdown Will Affect DC Tourism

Video: How A Government Shutdown Will Affect DC Tourism April 7, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
As Congress has been unable to come up with a compromise to address the budget deficit, it looks likely that there will be a government shutdown beginning on Friday, April 8. If that happens, Washington’s tourism industry will take an enormous hit, as a majority of DC’s attractions, including...

Film Fest DC Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Film Fest DC Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary April 6, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
From this Thursday, April 7, through April 17, Film Fest DC, now in its 25th year, will premier more than 70 independent films from all over the world. The geographic focus of this year’s festival will be New South Korean Cinema and Nordic Lights: The Old and The New, a veritable celluloid smorgasbord...

Gauguin’s ‘Tahitian Women’ Back On Display After Attack

Gauguin’s ‘Tahitian Women’ Back On Display After Attack April 5, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
On Friday, April 1, “Two Tahitian Women,” one of the most famous paintings by Paul Gauguin, was attacked – but unharmed – by a mentally unstable visitor to the National Gallery. Citing that the painting was “evil” and “should be burned,” the attacker pulled...

DC’s Cherry Blossoms Are At Their Peak

DC’s Cherry Blossoms Are At Their Peak March 31, 2011 | What's New | Read More
On a walk around the Tidal Basin this past weekend, the official beginning of the National Cherry Blossom festival, I had a chance to see Washington’s cherry trees at the peak of their blooming season. Visitors to the National Mall (and a few other select locations in the DC area where Japanese...

The Washington Nationals Opening Day and NatsFest 2011

The Washington Nationals Opening Day and NatsFest 2011 March 22, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
DC baseball fans should mark their calendars for March 31, 2011, as that is the date of the Washington Nationals’ home opener. The Nationals will open the 2011 season with an afternoon game against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday and the three-game series will last through Sunday, with a day off...
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