Saturday, February 7, 2015

DC Limo Scavenger Hunt

It's time again for Lindy Promotions DC Limo Scavenger Hunt! This huge event is on Saturday February 7 and consists of teams of up to 10 people competing in a 3 hour scavenger hunt while being chauffeured around the district in luxury stretch limos. There are crazy items to find, puzzles to solve, landmarks to visit, bar stops to visit, and challenges to compete in, in an effort to win prizes. Tickets are usually $600 per team, but with my promo code NIGHTS you save $50 off your limo purchase through January 17.

Drink specials at various DC bars include $2 Coors Lights and $3 Blue Moons and/or Redd's Apple Ales.

Pre-Party and Registration at The Exchange Saloon
Scavenger Hunt with bar stops at Blaguard, Bullfeathers and Po Boy Jim

Post-Party and Awards at The Exchange Saloon

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

SER opening in Ballston

An exciting new venue named SER is getting ready to open this week in Ballston. Spanish for "to be", SER wants to be a small neighborhood restaurant serving up authentic, mouth-watering comfort foods from Spain in a casual and friendly environment. I'm really looking forward to the modern and stylish venue opening next to Melting Pot and Booeymonger at 1110 N. Glebe Rd.

Earlier this year, Christiana Campos won the Ballston BID Restaurant Challenge and began a Kickstarter campaign to fund a new Arlington restaurant. SER is under final construction now and is set to open Wednesday February 4, and is looking to hire staff here.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Justin Trawick birthday show at Iota

This Friday January 23 local music legend Justin Tradwick will be celebrating his "5th Annual 29th Birthday Show" back at Iota Club & Cafe. Justin is a huge influence in our music scene, with touring regularly with his band and organizing the Nine Songwriter Series. There will be cake! Please drop everyone, grab your party hats, and come celebrate with Justin, his band, and the great lineup of entertainment planned including:

Justin Trawick and the Common Good

By and By bluegrass band

Party Like It's 90's Ska Cover Band

Doors at 8pm followed by By and By, Justin and the band, and finally Party Like It's. Tickets $12 at the door. 21 and up. 

Friday, January 16, 2015

9 Songwriter Series at Artisphere

Founded by local singer-songwriter Justin Trawick, The 9 Songwriter Series features performances by nine solo singer-songwriters who will perform in rotation, providing audiences with a rich, intimate and varied listening experience. On Friday, January 16 the show continues its tour at Artisphere in Rossyln from 8-11pm. Tickets are $12.

Friday's music lineup is:
Justin Trawick
Natalie York
Eli Staples
Dan Fisk
Paul Pfau
Ken Wenzel
Michael Mattice
Brittany Jean
Emily Henry

The show typically comprises of two sets; the first set features two solo pieces from each performer and the second set is similar to an encore set where the group plays one last time. Check out their Facebook event page for more information.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Wiz Wednesday At Mister Days

This Wednesday January 14 the Wizards take on the Chicago Bulls and a die hard group of local fans are meeting up at Mister Days to watch the game. The Wiz Happy Hour starts at 8pm, with Mister Days hosting an extended happy hour until 9pm. Drink specials range from $2 Bud Lights to other select beers for $3/$4 along with some $3 food options. RSVP on their Facebook invite page here.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Guarapo College Football Playoff

Monday, January 12 is a huge night for college football with the championship game between Oregon and Ohio State. Guarapo in Courthouse wants to be your place to watch it at 8:30pm with food and drink specials during the game.

Sunday, January 11, 2015

DC Silent March for Paris Victims at Newseum

The Embassy of France will organize a silent march on Sunday, January 11 following the terrorist attacks in Paris.

This march will take place starting at 2pm between the Newseum (starting point) and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial (ending point) in Washington, D.C. The Ambassador of France to the U.S. will be present.

This march is open to all who would like to join together in solidarity to remember victims of the attacks and engage in the fight for freedom of expression. More info at their Facebook event page.

No Pants Sunday on the Metro

Be prepared to see some bare backsides this Sunday on the Metro! The annual No Pants Subway Ride DC is taking place in an especially cold January 11, where participants meet at L'Enfant Plaza station and ride the metro 3-5pm without pants while keeping a straight face. This cheeky event was started by Improv Everywhere in 2002 in New York and has now spread to other cities like DC. After party is at Cobalt in Dupont Circle.

Monday, January 5, 2015

The Bachelor Viewing Party at Guarapo

Bracket Room is getting competition on Monday nights with Guarapo in Courthouse hosting The Bachelor viewing parties. Previously Bracket Room, owned by former The Bachelorette star Chris Bukowski, has been the popular spot for groups of ladies to watch the reality romance competition show. Now Guarapo is also showing The Bachelor every Monday night in the upstairs VIP area with wine specials from 8-10pm.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

NYE - The Fire Tonight at Iota

New Year's Eve is going 8-bit this Dec 31 with electric piano trio The Fire Tonight at Iota. Once again joining them are well known DC folk/rock band The Beanstalk Library and also The Cowards Choir. Cover for the night is $20 and music starts at 7:30pm.