DC is fast becoming a cupcake town, and in the frenzy over Georgetown's brick and mortar offerings, it's easy for quality 'cakes to get lost in the mix. Enter Sweetbites, a happy little pink truck, filled to the brim with sweet, sweet confections. Though their location changes daily, their moist, delicious cupcakes are impossible to forget. More»
This week in Washington, the White House hosted legendary musicians for their Memphis Soul tribute concert, VEEP Season 2 premiered, patio parties, NFTE and more:
It seems spring has officially sprung. As DC clocks in its full week of warm temperatures and cherry blossoms bloom across the city, we here at GofG are ready for summer. And very few food trucks do summer better than Red Hook Lobster Pound does. With two trucks - Lobby 1 and 2 - you won't have to wait long for red, juicy lobsters to roll into your neighborhood.
Open Since: 2010
Why we like it: They serve up one of the best lobster rolls this side of New England. More»
Here are our top weekly picks for the hottest parties, galas and events this weekend in the District. Check out all that's happening in Washington by stopping by our calendar page.
Whether you're a DC lifer or a tourist in town for the weekend, these restaurants and bars are not to be missed. For a well-rounded tour of our city's cuisine and nightlife, look no further than our list of quintessential Washington establishments:
There are some great deals going on at some of the best spots near U Street, thanks to the curation team at Gilt City. The deals began on Monday, with some ending this Saturday, and others extending through to next week--so take advantage while you can. More»
On the spring 2013 runways, plastic made a big appearance. That's right, plastic. We don't usually associate this everyday synthetic with high fashion, but many designers explored plastic as a staple material in their accessory design, and some even used it in their outerwear. If you take a closer look back at the spring 2013 slideshows, you'll notice plastic on the runways of numerous designers, from Michael Kors to Valentino. Plastic is a polarizing trend, so click through and decide whether or not you'll be in the clear for spring. More>>
Midtown Partyplex has undergone another facelift, and they want to you to come and celebrate their new look with Guest of a Guest and SocialDC PR! More»
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DC's Golden Triangle will always be hot due to its proximity to K Street, Dupont and the White House, but there is a lot of excitement in the air with a host of new places joining the old guard restaurants. Here is a look at what's hot, what's new and what's coming to the Triangle:
Throwing on a pair of jeans can seem like an excuse to dress down and shrug off looking fashionable, but the boyfriend jean has become a comfortable option that will still look cool. It’s a staple in every girl’s wardrobe, from updated patterns to the standard ankle cut. Wearing jeans has never been easier, so check out these different looks on how to wear the boyfriend jean this season. More>>
Saturday, May 25
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.