Summer Highlights

Exhibits

Exhibits

Take advantage of the cultural hub that D.C. is by checking out the summer’s most interesting exhibits. Seasonal Landscapes in Japanese Screens Freer Gallery of Art 1050 Independence Ave. SW On display through Sept. 7 Incorporating Chinese ink-painting techniques, these 16th- and 17th-century screens have a unique style while sustaining[Read More…]

Across DC

Across DC

ADAMS MORGAN Adams Morgan Summer Concert Series When: Every Saturday until June 13, 2015, 5-7 p.m. Where: Corner of 18th St. NW and Columbia Road Price: Free Info: Facebook.com/pages/Adams-Morgan-Summer-Concert-Series The Adams Morgan Summer Concert Series is an outdoor concert series that runs for six consecutive weekends on the corner of[Read More…]

Day on a Budget

Day on a Budget

Eating Around Town Any fun day spent in a big city includes indulging in the area’s available food, and Washington has great choices for the conscious spender. District Taco $$$$ Various locations One of the most famous cheaper food options is District Taco, with three different food truck locations in[Read More…]

Summer Movies

Summer Movies

As the semester ends, rejoice at all the free time on yours hands, and take advantage of the opportunity to get out of the heat and see some great films this summer. Science Fiction Science fiction fantasies star in this summer’s lineup, with a few highly anticipated movies finally arriving[Read More…]

What To Eat

What To Eat

D.C. is a great city for any foodie, so check out some of the best spots to eat in the District and some refreshing summer recipes. Breakfast Bite Wicked Waffle $$$$ 1712 I St. NW From savory sandwiches such as the Turkey Medley ($8.95) and the Croque Monsieur ($8.60) to[Read More…]

Festivals & Concerts

Check out some of the most exciting festivals and concerts coming to the city of Washington this summer. Sweetlife Festival When: May 30-31, 2015 Where: Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, Md. Price: $97.50 and up Info: sweetlifefestival.com The Sweetlife Festival began in 2010 in the parking lot of the Dupont Circle Sweetgreen with only 500[Read More…]

Day Trips

Day Trips

Being in the District can be great, but here are some fantastic day trips for the inner adventurer in each of us. Baltimore, Maryland Approximately 45 miles from D.C. Just a MARC train away from Washington, Baltimore is one of the nation’s biggest seaports and a center of scholarly study.[Read More…]

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Summer Music

Summer Music

Not sure where to start with your summer playlist? Have no fear. The next few months promise to bring a variety of new music from your favorite artists as well as a few need-to-know newbies. Rock Desire a contemporary spin on this classic genre? Check out these two groups who[Read More…]

by May 15, 2015 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide
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A Day in Adams Morgan

With the D.C. summer comes time to explore the District that’s hard to come by during the year. From drag brunches to vintage shopping, swing dancing to Peruvian food, Adams Morgan offers some of the summer’s highlights. Brunch Any good day out in Washington, D.C., requires starting off with a[Read More…]

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Washington Monument Reopens

The Washington Monument, one of D.C.’s most prominent landmarks, reopened Monday after closing for repairs in August 2011. Of the current student body, only seniors arrived on the Hilltop before the monument closed, and its reopening coincides with their graduation. The monument required repairs following the Aug. 23, 2011, East[Read More…]