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DC Burger Battle 2017

Eat Burgers. Battle Hunger. DC Burger Battle 2017! DC's best burger makers have their grills going and you're invited! Thursday, August 24th 6 to 9 pm at Hill Country’s Backyard Barbecue.  Enjoy samples of the best burgers in the city from Due South, Hill Country, Bullfeathers, Blackfinn, Stoney's…
Illustration: Jeffrey Everett

50 Free Things To Do in the DMV

Summer is almost over, marking everyone’s scramble to get in a final getaway or staycation. If you’re in the latter camp, why not explore the DMV’s free options? Most local events making headlines these days involve tickets, but not everything worth experiencing comes with a receipt. There are…
Photos: Trent Johnson

Norther Virginia Breweries Come In All Shapes and Sizes

In June, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced that the state was home to 206 licensed breweries, moving ahead of neighboring North Carolina. According to the governor’s office, the impact of the state’s beer industry is an annual economic contribution of more than $9.3 billion. “The beer…
Photo: Courtesy of Story District

Storytelling in the City: How Washingtonians Share Their Stories

It’s something you do all the time, in lots of different places. You do it on social media when it’s your friend’s birthday, with a perfect candid and a heartfelt caption. You do it over the phone with parents who ask about every detail. You do it at happy hour or over coffee with friends you don’t…
Photo: Courtesy of Jeffrey Everett

A Day in the Life: Rockets are Red's Jeffrey Everett

If you’re into music, Jeffrey Everett is a guy you want to know. The talented artist and owner of Rockville-based design agency Rockets are Red has designed hundreds of concert posters for bands like Foo Fighters, Social Distortion, The Decemberists and Wilco, not to mention comedians like Marc Maron,…
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