Mezcalero Restaurant

Restaurant Openings in 2017… So Far!

The new year is here, which means you can expect new beginnings. In D.C., the new year brings highly-anticipated annual festivals, events and restaurant openings. D.C. is a melting pot of many different restaurants and bars offering food and libations for every type of D.C. dweller. While many restaurants and bars have closed in the last year, Washingtonians can always look forward to several openings throughout the most lively neighborhoods. This year is promising for some new restaurants and bars with delectable drinks and food. Here are a few restaurants that have opened thus far: Red Apron Burger Bar in ...
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Three Alternatives to New Year’s Eve Parties

Every New Year’s Eve, D.C. bars, lounges and nightclubs are filled with hundreds and thousands of people all looking to party into the new year. While they can provide a night of unforgettable moments and memories, they can also be a hassle. New Year’s Eve parties are usually so crowded that people find themselves having a terrible night waiting in long lines, being squished, and spending hundreds of dollars on tickets and drinks. Instead of going to the same parties on New Year’s Eve, gather your friends and family for an inexpensive alternative to celebrating the new year. Here are ...
D.C. Gaylord Nationals Christmas On The Potomac

Featured Day Trip From D.C: Gaylord National’s Christmas on the Potomac

Each Featured Day Trip from D.C., we give you a trip with an amazing experience, whether it is just an awesome place we wanted to share, or the perfect seasonal or holiday-themed trip for you and your family to enjoy. This month, we have the perfect winter and holiday-themed day trip that will fill you with wonder. December is all about enjoying the wonders of winter and the holidays: drinking hot chocolate, playing in the snow, going skiing or ice skating, and spending time with your loved ones. Located at the National Harbor, at the Gaylord National Resort, you can ...
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Three D.C. Ice Rinks to Visit This Year

Winter is almost here, which means all of your favorite winter activities are back for the season: drinking hot chocolate or eggnog wrapped in a warm blanket, playing in the snow, attending winter-themed parties and festivals, and enjoying the winter cocktails at your favorite local bar. However, there is one highly anticipated winter activity you don’t have to wait for. Ice skating season has already begun and people are flocking to the rinks. Maryland and Virginia have several ice skating rinks to choose from, but D.C. also has a few beloved ice skating rinks to Washingtonians. Here are the D.C. ...
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Five Must-See Plays for the Holidays and the New Year

What better way to spend the holiday and cold winter season than in a cozy theatre watching an awe-inspiring play with your family or friends? The new year is quickly approaching, which means theatre companies all over D.C. are preparing for the 2017 theatre season. We picked five plays from our favorite theatres in D.C. for you to see now or in the upcoming season: The Hard Problem Studio Theatre presents The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard, a story about a young psychology researcher, Hilary, and her colleagues grappling with “the hard problem” of defining consciousness, which causes her to ...
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The Top 4 D.C. Holiday Events You Can’t Miss

December is all about bracing for the winter, spending time with your loved ones for the holidays, and of course, all of the seasonal events for you to enjoy. D.C. is a haven for some of the best festivals and events, and this time of year, they have some of the best events to offer. If you’re looking for an event to help you get into the holiday spirit, look no further! We have gathered the top four events that you and all of your loved ones could enjoy: Zoolights at the National Zoo From Nov. 25 to Jan. 1, ...
Beads In A Holiday D.C. Market

Downtown DC Holiday Market

The holidays are here and that means holiday shopping is in full swing. Black Friday and Cyber Monday has come and gone, but you still haven’t found that perfect gift for your loved one. Instead of worrying, head to the Downtown D.C. Holiday Market. The twelfth annual Downtown Holiday Market will bring Washingtonians the most spectacular outdoor shopping ever experienced. The market opened on Nov. 25 to offer items from over 150 regional artisans, crafters and boutique businesses. You can buy your loved one, jewelry, pottery, paintings, and textiles offered by 60 exhibitors each day. Shop for clothes, accessories, collectibles ...
Alternative Christmas Tree For Small Spaces

DIY: Christmas Tree Alternatives for Small Spaces

Thanksgiving has passed, which means it’s time to start preparing for Christmas. You reminisce on every year that your family carried in that gigantic Christmas tree ready for you to decorate with candy canes and ornaments, but then you take a look around your small apartment and realize you don’t have the space to carry on the tradition. The holiday season is a festive and fun time for parties, special events, and of course, decorating. While having a small apartment doesn’t always make it easy to decorate at this time of year–especially with Christmas trees that take up a great ...
National Christmas Tree Lighting In D.C.

National Christmas Tree Lighting

That special time of year is quickly approaching, which means our beloved capital will begin to set the city for the holiday spirit. Every year since 1923, Washingtonians gather near the White House for the most anticipated event of the year. Dec. 1 is the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, and it is an event you won’t want to miss! Although, the online ticket lottery is now closed, you can anticipate entering the lottery next year or hope to grab a ticket from a friend or good Samaritan and watch the ceremony on the Hallmark Channel on Dec. 5. Tune ...
DC Beer On A Shelf

The 4th Annual Made in DC Holiday Marketplace

Washington, D.C. is a flurry of flourishing small food and retail businesses serving every type of patron throughout the city. From food trucks to small craft stores, there’s nothing you can’t find at the local small businesses in D.C. Washingtonians appreciate their local small businesses so much that each year, they celebrate them with one big marketplace. On Nov. 26, join the DC Brau Brewing Company for their 4th Annual Made in DC Holiday Marketplace. From 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., visitors will get to start their holiday shopping at stalls featuring several locally-made products from local craft sellers while ...