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Stop Sucking: DC Says “No” to Single-Use Plastic Straws

When I arrived at college, the hot rumor was that drinking alcohol through a straw was the fast-track to getting trashed. My crew worked through boxes of straws to learn firsthand it was just an urban myth. College drinking memories hit me recently when the District announced it would be the second major U.S. city […]

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Breakfast and a Show: Nellie’s Sports Bar Drag Brunch

Imagine chowing down on a large spread of brunch and mimosas…

A Day in the Life: CityCenterDC's Timothy R. Lowery

Since breaking ground in 2011, CityCenterDC has maintained its…

Hoppy Holidays: A Beer Lover’s Gift Guide

'Tis the season of giving, at least that’s what you’re supposed…

Explorer Jodi Magness Discusses Discoveries of Ancient Israel

From age 12, Jodi Magness knew she wanted to be an archaeologist,…

'Tis the Season at Gaylord National Resort

A 55-foot Christmas tree decked out with more than two million…

2018 Places to Party: A Go-To Guide to DMV Venues

Welcome to On Tap Magazine’s 2018 Places to Party guide, your…

Red Bull Brings Esports Tournament Final to District

Thousands of electronic gaming enthusiasts will descend on the…

A Day in the Life: Potomac Distilling Company's Todd Thrasher

The transition from barman to rum distiller was a no-brainer…

Movers & Shakers: Who's Behind the Music in DC?

DC’s music scene is an organism in flux. This is not so surprising,…

'Coalesce' Exhibition Finds Synergy in Separation

Art galleries have a somewhat unfair reputation for being unapproachable…
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10:00 am Rosslyn Reads! Book Festival on ... @ Central Place Plaza
Rosslyn Reads! Book Festival on ... @ Central Place Plaza
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Rosslyn Reads! Book Festival on Central Place Plaza @ Central Place Plaza | Arlington | Virginia | United States
There’s something for everyone at the Rosslyn Reads! Book Festival. The Rosslyn BID is partnering for the second year with Carpe Librum and the Arlington Public Library to bring this pop-up bookstore to the neighborhood for a[...]
Apr
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all-day Awesome Con @ Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Awesome Con @ Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day
The seventh annual Awesome Con, the Mid-Atlantic’s premier pop culture convention, returns to DC’s Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The show is expected to unite over 80,000 fans over the three days, during which celebrities,[...]
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27
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2:00 pm DC Potter Crawl 2019 @ DC Potter Crawl 2019
DC Potter Crawl 2019 @ DC Potter Crawl 2019
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Calling all muggles, wizards, squibs and elves: grab your cloaks, brooms, owls and wands, and get ready for the Wizarding bar event of the year. They’re casting a spell on the best bars in Dupont[...]
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10:00 am Garrett County Celtic Festival @ Friendsville Town Park
Garrett County Celtic Festival @ Friendsville Town Park
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Garrett County Celtic Festival @ Friendsville Town Park | Friendsville | Maryland | United States
Sponsored by the Maryland State Arts Council and Garrett County Arts Council, come celebrate the cultural heritage of Celtic peoples from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and Brittany and their influence on Appalachia with a daylong festival[...]