Residents around Anacostia Playhouse and Anacostia Arts Center know where to head for quality takeout or a quick dine-in meal. Ask, and they’ll tell you – “I go to Mama’s”.
Perform where you’re planted– you don’t have to tell that to NextStop Theatre. Located in an office park in Herndon, VA, NextStop may not boast as storied a location as other D.C. area theatres, but after 25 years of performances, they have established themselves, first as a topnotch community theatre and now as a professional […]
Tysons, it’s where the stores are, but what about the restaurants? Tysons Corner’s two full-scale malls have turned the unincorporated edge city into one of the most coveted retail spaces in the area though its restaurant scene has not kept pace. Long a culinary backwater, Tysons has recently added some promising establishments that hint at […]
Tysons is in the process of transforming itself from office park complex to urban center. A decades long renovation scheme plans to recreate the business and shopping hub into a self-contained, mini-metropolis Though the construction of a new city looks easy enough on paper, buildings and restaurants are just that without the color and nuance […]
Ford’s Theater has seen some action in its day. A formerly abandoned Baptist Church, the theater opened in 1861 and became a popular venue for musicals and dramatic performances. President Lincoln’s assassination in 1865, however, proved a bit of a show stopper, causing Ford’s Theater to close its doors and keep them closed for over […]
Opening over the summer, Boss Shepherd’s has fast charmed its way to the top of the D.C. food scene. Diners and critics have warmed to Shepherd’s menu of stylized comfort food, including Tom Sietsema who recently knighted the restaurant as one of his top 10 in the Washington Post’s Fall Dining Guide.
Signature Theatre comes by its reputation as an outstanding regional theater honestly. After operating out of a renovated garage in Arlington, VA for over ten years, Signature moved in 2007 into an impressive two-theater complex in Shirlington Village. The modern structure stands as the area’s cultural centerpiece staging innovative new works and reviving forgotten gems. […]
With its grand tiers and stately marble, The Kennedy Center stands as a central feature of the D.C. waterfront landscape. A living memorial to President John F. Kennedy, the Kennedy Center serves as a national performing arts center for the many theatrical and musical expressions alive in America. Seeing a show at the KC, for Washingtonians […]
Source operates a black box space capable of reshaping and reimagining itself to fit the diverse productions it stages. In a plum northwest location, Source resides in a neighborhood just as versatile with prime dining along 14th Street and the vibrant U Street nightlife just blocks away. Washington Improv Theatre, Constellation Theatre Company and the […]
The D.C. riverfront revival is going swimmingly. Nationals Stadium, the Yards Park and an influx of restaurants have ushered in an era of prosperity for the once industrial district, transforming the area into an all-seasons destination for sports, food, drink and entertainment. A little further down M Street, Arena Stage, built long before the Nats […]