Entries by On Tap staff

Music Picks: August 2017

By Trent Johnson and Nicolas Rodrigo SATURDAY, AUGUST 5  The Iris Bell The first time I heard The Iris Bell, they were featured on a compilation titled the Ancestors of Rap, which is sort of a misleading title because it makes you think you’re going to hear folk versions of old rap songs about drug […]

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Breathe Easy Bash

Several DC area professionals get the chance to celebrate their hard work and fundraising skills at the annual Breathe Easy Bash, hosted by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) on September 14 in downtown DC. The event is the culmination of a 16-week program called Finest, teaching local professionals fundraising and networking skills. After raising money […]

2017 Outdoor Dining Guide

Welcome to On Tap’s 2017 Outdoor Dining Guide, a collection of great places to eat, drink and enjoy a great summer day or night. Cheers, and see you outside! Washington, DC 801 Restaurant and Bar 801 Restaurant and Bar is located in the heart of Shaw and boasts a rooftop bar that overlooks the bustling […]

Behind the Bar: July 2017

In a city full of coworking options, we picked some of our favorite spots to grab coffee, a cocktail or a little bit of both while collaborating or working independently. Trust us – every now and then, a spiked coffee can boost your creativity. Aaron Herencia Bartender and Floor Manager, The Coupe On Tap: How […]

Music Picks: July 2017

FRIDAY, JULY 7 Ruben Studdard For all those American Idol fans who have been missing the show’s first male winner, Ruben Studdard heeded your calls. Fourteen years later, he is still at it, bringing R&B, pop and gospel full circle, album after album. With a score of hits as well as an appearance on The […]

Music Picks: June 2017

By Michael Coleman and Trent Johnson SUNDAY, JUNE 4 John Moreland As one of country music superstar Miranda Lambert’s self-professed favorite songwriters, John Moreland has received the kind of publicity that other previously obscure tunesmiths would kill for. But there’s no question that the burly Tulsa native deserves the attention. Moreland’s gritty tunes fall squarely […]

Stay Classy, DC: Will Ferrell Pop-Up Hits H Street

Need more cowbell? Head to Mythology in the H Street Corridor this summer for a pop-up celebrating all things Will Ferrell, from drink and food menus inspired by his best lines (Smelly Pirate Hooker and You’re My Boy, Blue are just a few of the cocktails offered) to an Instagram-worthy Anchorman newsroom set. We caught […]

Music Picks: May 2017

By Michael Coleman, Jon Kaplan and Trent Johnson TUESDAY, MAY 2 Andy Shauf Canada’s Andy Shauf returns to our area to headline his own show. He last appeared a few months ago as opener for the Case/Lang/Veirs tour. Shauf’s tunes are a mix of Elliott Smith, Nick Drake and Harry Nilsson, and his most recent […]

Behind the Bar: May 2017

By Monica Alford and Trent Johnson Spring has officially sprung, marking every dog owner’s favorite time of year when they can finally drink outside with their pups. We caught up with folks from three famously pup-friendly spots in the DC area, and even got to meet a few of their four-legged regulars. Sarah Rosner Lead […]