Entries by On Tap staff

Dogs of On Tap

Dogs of On Tap On Tap is a dog-friendly office, and we’re super proud of our eclectic group of adorable pups! Without further ado, please meet the one and only dogs of On Tap. BLUE (left) Age: Four-and-a-half Breed: Australian shepherd mix (a.k.a. mutt) Owner: Theresa Best personality trait: Loves other dogs and wants to be everyone’s […]

Dog-Friendly DC

It’s no secret that DC is a dog-friendly city. From Capitol Riverfront to Shirlington, there’s no shortage of love for pups in neighborhoods in and around the DMV. As summer approaches, opportunities to hang with your pooch outside of the house or your local park grow tenfold – doggie happy hours, canine-themed festivities and outdoor […]

2016 Summer Festival Guide

ARTS, CULTURE & FUN SUNDAY, MAY 1 Fiesta Asia Silver Spring DOWNTOWN SILVER SPRING, MD. Fiesta Asia Silver Spring is branded as our kickoff event for May. Happenings include live performances, open market exhibitors, interactive displays, AsiaMoves dance lessons and many more. Join us on the first day of May, and get a taste of […]

Bold Rock Honeydew Hits Shelves

The U.S. hard cider industry has grown by leaps and bounds in the past few years. A traditional beverage overseas, cider had early adoption in this country, but had fallen out of favor with the passing of time. Fast forward to the 21st century, and cider is back in a big way. The reasons for […]

6 Craft Cocktails for Summer

Now that the weather is finally warming up, handcrafted cocktails are trending hard. Whereas cold summer drinks once followed strict formulas that were only ever modified (e.g., blackberry and Meyer lemon gin and tonic) but not improved upon now mixologists in metro areas across the country are creating hand-crafted libations that are unlike anything you […]

What’s Happening in the Riverfront

DC Duck Race Saturday, April 30 Rubber ducky you’re the one! The DC Rotary Club is hosting an inaugural duck race to raise funds for the Rotary Club and community organizations. Sponsor a duck and you can race it on a closed course on the Anacostia river.  There will be prizes for the speediest ducks, […]

Sounds of Summer at Yards Park 2016

The summer comes alive at Yards Park on Friday nights. Blankets are spread, picnics unpacked and the crowd settles in for a great night of live music on the waterfront. Each season’s lineup brings a diverse mix of music ranging from classic Motown (Jimi Smooth) to roots Americana (19th Street Band.) The concerts are free […]

Fun Facts All About Baseball

1. Approximately 21 million hotdogs are purchased annually at baseball games. If placed end-to-end, they’d round the bases 29,691 times. 2. Have no fear, the chances are only 300,000 to one that you’ll get hit by a baseball and injured at an MLB game. 3. If a curveball was thrown on Mars, it’d become a […]

10 Fun Facts about DC’s Cherry Blossoms & Annual Festival

1. The National Cherry Blossom Festival commemorates the 1912 gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Tokyo Mayor Yukio Ozaki to Washington, DC. 2. The average lifespan of a cherry blossom tree is only 20 to 30 years, but nearly 100 of the original trees from 1912 still thrive at the Tidal Basin due to the […]

Best St. Paddy’s Events 2016

THURSDAY, MARCH 17 Beat the Clock! St. Pat’s Party NW, DC. Beat the clock this St. Pat’s and enjoy early specials FROM 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., plus $2 green beer and $3 Guinness. From 1 to 3 p.m., enjoy $3 green beer and $4 Guinness. And from 3 to 5 p.m., grab some $4 […]