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Shows of Lights and Darks Elucidate at the Hirshhorn

Museum exhibitions are not always user-friendly. There is an occasional air of intimidation or coldness about them, as if you ...

For the Love of Cyclists: 'Street Smart' Campaign Gets Rolling

For a good many of us, it’s time to pull the bicycles out of storage and widen the horizons of our recreational and commuting potentials.

Mike Isabella Stakes Out 14th Street — with a Spit Roaster

Once Kapnos and G open their doors, Isabella will have himself a culinary empire in the District. It looks like Andrés, Washington’s current epicurean kingpin, might have to start watching his back.

A Golden Passion: The Art of Bill Adair

Bill Adair is among a small handful of international authorities on frame fabrication, conservation and the nearly extinct art of gilding. He has employed his expertise extensively with every major museum in the city and consults with gallerists, architectural firms and private collectors throughout the world. His eyes look not into a work of art from the outside, but out from the artwork into the world it reflects.

14th and U Street Gallery Walk

Just a few blocks from the Dupont Circle and McPherson Square Metro stations, the art galleries around 14th Street, between ...

Mike Isabella Announces Two New Restaurants For 14th

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End Glover Park’s Liquor Moratorium

After a long standoff between citizens, business owners and community organizations, the Glover Park ANC has voted to raise the cap of its 16-year-old moratorium to bring in more bars and restaurants—by two.

A Locavore's Cheese Tasting Weekends

Regional cheesemakers have been taking home national and international awards, and are now on par with France, Vermont, Spain and Switzerland as world-class artisans and producers. For those interested, there are opportunities to get to know their local, cheese-producing community and experience the flavor sensation of locally made cheeses.

Our Once and Future Oyster Capital

Oysters from the Delmarva and Chesapeake Bay area are milder in complexity than their more northern cousins, but wonderfully plump and meaty – perfect in recipes that call for cooked oysters. Here are the best places to pick up fresh local oysters, a recipe for masa-fried oysters and homemade tartar sauce, as well as drink pairing tips.

Georgetown Gallery Walk: Book Hill

The Georgetown galleries on Book Hill are one of the few remaining true gallery clusters in the city. This group of galleries offers us a great variety of works to explore, from renowned glasswork to classic landscapes and the contemporary and avant-garde.

Through the Post-Impressionist Lens

“Snapshots: Painters and Photography, Bonnard to Vuillard,” the newest exhibit at The Phillips Collection, deals extensively with the Post-Impressionists, rethinking the movement and redefining everything in its wake.

Annie Leibovitz's Pilgrimage

Annie Leibovitz was a 21-year-old student when her portrait of John Lennon ran on the cover of Rolling Stone in 1971. Now, for the first time in her career, she works beyond the pop culture lens with an exhibit at the American Art Museum.

Kay Jackson at Addison/Ripley

Kay Jackson is a local artist whose paintings have garnered national and international acclaim. Her current exhibition at Addison/Ripley Fine art, running through March 3, continues her decades-long pursuit and calls upon the near extinct artistic tradition of gilding to help communicate her vision.

Across the Cutting Board with Ris: Oatmeal

The history of oatmeal is a modest and uneventful affair. But like a man whose steady greatness slowly reveals itself in his maturity, oatmeal emerges as a sort of existential hero: hearty, decent and strong.

Virginia Spirits: Distilleries, Ciders and Wines for Winter

Unlike many regions around the world, the East Coast offer us the opportunity to grow with the very drinks we sip. And, in Virginia, there is no better combination of beautiful countryside, dynamic beverage offerings and knowledgeable professionals to make a distillery or vineyard visit an unforgettable winter getaway. Or you could always just pick up a bottle of the good stuff at your local wine shop.

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