Entries by On Tap staff

Stage & Screen: November 2017

THROUGH SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11 Safe As Houses From Natalie Piegari comes the provocative play Safe As Houses. Mixing a natural disaster with a shady past, this play offers an edge-of-your-seat drama. A violent storm is barreling toward the house of Nora, Isabel and Henry, but the weather might not be what tears this family apart. […]

Rye Day the 13th in Charm City

Last weekend, On Tap spent Friday the 13th in Baltimore for Rye Street Tavern’s Rye Day the 13th celebration. Read on to learn about my 24-hour excursion in Charm City, including my stay at the Pendry Hotel. The Pendry Hotel The Pendry Hotel is located right on the water in Fell’s Point, a historic community established […]

Behind the Bar: October 2017

The 2017-2018 theatre season is in full swing, and with it comes the opportunity to visit nearby bars and restaurants for a pre- or post-show libation and bite to eat. We picked spots nestled close to some of DC’s best theaters to see what they offer local theatergoers out on the town. Kateryna Vasinkina  Bartender, […]

What’s On Tap: October 2017

Greetings, beer nerds! As you likely know, there are a number of fantastic establishments in the DMV where you can grab a pint, and their menus are always evolving and adapting to your tastes. If you’d rather avoid the guessing game, check out some of what’s on tap this month. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4 An Evening […]

6th Annual Wiener 500

Kick off Oktoberfest at the Sixth Annual Wiener 500! 1pm – 5pm on Saturday, September 30 on the boardwalk at The Yards Park in the Capitol Riverfront. $500 in cash and prizes will be awarded to the speediest dogs! Over 96 dogs raced in 2016! Don’t have a dog? Come listen to live music by 7 Deadlies, drink […]

Rowing In The DMV

Autumn in the District is perhaps the most stunning season in our city, conjuring up vivid images of fall foliage and breathaking views of the Potomac River. But there is nothing quite like being out on the water, gliding past sightseers, with the singular sound of four oars pulling in complete unison as your sole […]

Recap: DC Burger Battle

With summer nearing its end, I can’t think of a better send-off then the DC Burger Battle on August 24. At the Hill Country Backyard Barbecue space at the National Building Museum, nine restaurants gathered with tents, grills and a tremendous amount of meat to compete for the title of “Best Burger.” The grand finale […]

Music Picks: September 2017

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 Japanese Breakfast Described as “experimental pop,” this sound started as Michelle Zauner’s side project, but has since grown into a nationally touring act all on its own. According to Zauner, the name is a juxtaposition of Asian exoticism and American culture, but the subject matter of the music crosses the cultural lines […]

Local Entrepreneur Brings Dance to World Stage

Like many young professionals, Megan Taylor Morrison arrived in the DC area for work. “The job was amazing,” Morrison said. “But ultimately, I knew I was destined to start my own company.” Two years in, Megan quit and began earning money as a life coach and dance instructor at Joy of Motion, where she still […]

Behind the Bar: August 2017

Whether it’s a humid day under the clouds or a blindingly bright one beneath the sun, the heat has been seemingly inescapable this summer. We went behind the bar at three local spots to cool off with slushies, frappes, frozen cocktails and other refreshing treats. Drew Hairston General Manager, Bar Pilar On Tap: Which is […]