Entries by On Tap staff

Budweiser Music Series at Nats Park 2016

Every Friday home game, the best place to pre-game is at the Budweiser Terrace inside the ballpark.  Enjoy cold Bud and Bud Light and hot tunes from the city’s best cover bands.  This week enjoy live music by Hand Painted Swinger. Music starts at 4:30 p.m. Nationals Park: 1500 S Capitol St. SE, DC Summer Lineup 2016 […]

Fun Facts About the Art World

1. The National Gallery of Art owns the only painting by Leonardo da Vinci in the Western Hemisphere. 2. Frida Kahlo had a reputation for partying late at night and winning tequila challenges against hefty men. 3. Roman statues were made with detachable heads, so that one head could be removed and replaced by another. […]

Top Picks at The Hamilton in July

Head down to The Hamilton this July and enjoy the uniquely designed, state-of-the-art venue where the musician and audience come together for a truly one-of-a-kind experience of entertainment and dining. Check out The Hamilton’s top picks for the month.  1. Naomi Shelton and Kevin Jackson on Saturday, July 9 Catch Naomi Shelton, a veteran gospel/soul singer […]

Gordon Biersch Presents American Craft Beer Week Brewer’s Dinner

Gordon Biersch invites beer enthusiasts to a six-course meal paired with six craft beers at its downtown location on Wednesday, May 18 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. This unique dining experience is in celebration of American Craft Beer Week (May 16-22), and includes pairings that run the gamut from tenderloin carpaccio with IPA to beer-infused […]

Race Day Fun Facts

1. As of 2015, only 12 horses had won the Triple Crown: Sir Barton in 1919, Gallant Fox in 1930, Omaha in 1935, War Admiral in 1937, Whirlaway in 1941, Count Fleet in 1943, Assault in 1946, Citation in 1948, Secretariat in 1973, Seattle Slew in 1977, Affirmed in 1978 and American Pharoah in 2015. 2. While […]

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 […]