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Savor Levantine Cuisine at Albi

Albi specializes in Levantine cuisine with a focus on seasonal ingredients. That’s most apparent when you sit down for its tasting menu entitled “sofra.” It’s billed as a “semi-improvisational tasting menu” that changes constantly to reflect the season and the creativity of the chef. Of course, you’re always welcome to sit down at the bar…

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Drink Your Way Through Dupont Circle at the DC Halloween Bar Crawl on October 29th

Nightmare on Elm Street vibes come to our neck of the woods at the DC Halloween Bar Crawl. The 24th Annual Nightmare on M Street Bar Crawl storms back onto the autumn scene this Saturday, October 29th for another year of sips and screams—and you can take part for a mere $15. Grab a ticket…

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Enjoy Authentic Ethiopian Cuisine at Zenebech Restaurant

Anyone who knows anything about Ethiopian food understands that injera is the keystone of this cuisine. The spongy flatbread serves as a stand-in for utensils. In traditional Ethiopian dining rooms (and restaurants), it’s torn into pieces and used to scoop up the rest of the meal. So it makes sense that Zenebech Restaurant started out…

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Enjoy Free Saturday Morning Yoga at National Harbor This September

Want to kick off your weekend on a healthy, active note? Come to free Saturday morning yoga at National Harbor! Seasoned yogi Cathy Valentine leads the free, fresh-air yoga class every Saturday at 10 a.m. now through October 1st. So take full advantage of being able to work out harbor-side with friends new and old.…

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Experience a Captivating Musical Version of The Color Purple at Signature Theatre

There’s a reason Alice Walker’s 1982 novel The Color Purple has spawned so many stageplays, films, and other iterations of the story. It’s because the mix of heartbreak and hope experienced by protagonist Celie transcends time, race, and life experiences. Everyone who walks alongside Celie can’t help but become transfixed by her, whether it’s through…

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Enjoy Sunshine and Fresh Mediterranean Food at Yayla Bistro

If you’re lucky enough to snag a table on Yayla Bistro’s sunny porch, celebrate by ordering two of the eatery’s most popular starters: the grilled calamari and the mezze platter. They epitomize the fresh Mediterranean fare that always comes from the kitchen at Yayla. Paired with a specialty cocktail like the French martinie or the…

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