Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Kingsman: The Golden Circle Movie Trailer

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

IMDb Plot: When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman's journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the U.S.. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy. Opens September 22, 2017

DC's Only Rare Book Festival Returns April 28-29

From our friends at the Washington Antiquarian Book Fair...

In a Divided Nation, Washington Antiquarian Book Fair Unites Through Knowledge, Learning and One-of-a-Kind Books

In an era torn by partisan division and “fake news,” the Washington Antiquarian Book Fair is offering a welcome antidote... its 42nd annual celebration of books, knowledge and learning, April 28-29, 2017, in the heart of our nation’s capital.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Argentinian Wine Tasting Event at Texas de Brazil to Benefit American Red Cross Service to Armed Forces

From our friends at Texas de Brazil...

Bodegas Salentein Argentinian Wine Tasting Event Benefits American Red Cross Service to Armed Forces

Texas de Brazil partners with Bodegas Salentein, one of Argentina’s most influential and successful wine producers, to present a wine tasting event benefiting the American Red Cross Service to Armed Forces. Featured at select locations across the nation on April 26 -28, the event costs $35. From every ticket sale $30 will be donated to support military, veterans and their families as they prepare for, cope with, and respond to the challenges of military service. Over the past six years, Texas de Brazil restaurant events have raised nearly $145,000 for the nonprofit organization.

Giant Food Gives $14.6 Million Back to Community in 2016

From our friends at Giant Food...

Contributions Supported Efforts to Fight Hunger and Help Kids in Local Neighborhoods

Giant Food of Landover, MD today announced that its 2016 charitable donations, facilitated by in-store campaigns and initiatives, totaled $14.6 million in combined cash and product donations, including contributions from customers, vendors and associates. As part of its ongoing better neighbor and responsible retailing efforts, Giant is committed to supporting organizations that help eradicate hunger, support the region’s military men and women, and improve the quality of life for children throughout the communities it serves.

14K Restaurant and Lounge Announces Tasty Lunch Menu in Honor of Administrative Professionals Day, April 26

From our friends at the Hamilton Hotel D.C....

14K Restaurant and Lounge at The Hamilton Hotel D.C. invites parties celebrating Administrative Professionals Day on April 26 to visit during lunch to enjoy an incredible three-course menu featuring delicious mocktails.

The Rooftop at the Embassy Row Hotel Opens May 5th with Refreshed Look and New Programming

The Rooftop at The Embassy Row Hotel

From our friends at the Embassy Row Hotel...

Washington, DC’s Award-winning Hotel Offers Guests and Locals New Dining Concept, Pool Parties, Fitness and More from High Above Dupont Circle

The rooftop at The Embassy Row Hotel, located in Washington, DC’s Dupont Circle, will officially open for summer on May 5th with a reimagined concept and design, inviting locals and guests to enjoy expanded space and furnishings, new culinary and cocktail offerings, upgraded amenities and local art. The Rooftop will feature an upgraded bar along with additional seating and high-top tables, accommodating more diners and allowing visitors added space to sit and enjoy lunch or cocktails comfortably. The new d├ęcor will be comprised of bright blues and oranges, offering a fun, summery vibe in line with the colorful interiors of The Embassy Row Hotel. Guests can also enjoy art from local artists, furthering their Washington, DC immersion experience.

Giant to Host Free Health Screening at Select Pharmacies, April 29th

From our friends at Giant Food...

To help customers achieve and maintain healthier lifestyles, Giant Food of Landover, MD is offering free health screenings at select in-store pharmacies. Customers can receive free blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol screenings. In addition, Giant pharmacists can help determine if customers are missing any recommended adult vaccinations. No appointment is necessary.

Awesome Con Returns to Washington, DC from June 16-18

From our friends at Awesome Con...

Awesome Conthe mid-Atlantic’s premier pop culture convention, brings a three-day celebration of television, movies, comic books, science, technology and more back to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center from Friday, June 16 through Sunday, June 18. Fans will be able to explore hundreds of hours’ worth of programming including: celebrity and expert-driven panel discussions; iconic film memorabilia exhibits; cosplay fashion shows; video game showdowns; and more. Exciting additions to Awesome Con 2017 include an even more playful and educational kids zone in the form of Awesome Con Junior, Pride Alley showcasing LGBTQ artists and pop culture intersections in partnership with Geeks OUT, and a more stimulating science and technology pavilion sure to delight curious minds. Now in its fourth year, Awesome Con is setting a new standard as an ever-more inclusive and dynamic destination for fans of all ages across the spectrum of ‘geeky.’

Retro-Inspired Nightclub DECADES Opens Rooftop

Decades’ rooftop VIP area (Photo: Vance Brinkley)

From our friends at Decades...

DC’s Retro Nightclub DECADES Officially Opens Rooftop Bar

The city’s hottest new rooftop features a retractable awning and will host weekly day parties, specialty drinks and throwback tunes

Retro-inspired nightclub Decades (1219 Connecticut Avenue, NW) officially opens its rooftop - complete with a retractable awning - with "Sunset Saturdays," day parties, throwback tunes and speciality cocktails just in time for Spring and Summer fun.

Lionsgate Home Entertainment Hosts La La Land Pop-Up Event, April 25th

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From our friends at Lionsgate...

In honor of the Blu-ray release of La La Land, Lionsgate Home Entertainment is hosting a special fan pop-up event of Seb’s Jazz Club. Mr. Henry’s, an iconic jazz club in DC, will be converted into Seb’s for one night only. Fans of the film will be able experience what Seb’s would be like in real life and listen to music from the film as well modern jazz. Prizes will be given away throughout the evening.

Hay-Adams' Author Series Honors Sally Bedell Smith, May 5th

Author Sally Bedell Smith

From our friends at the The Hay-Adams Hotel...

Sally Bedell Smith Will Be Featured at The Hay-Adams Upcoming Author Series on May 5th with Her New Book, Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life

On May 5th, the award-winning Hay-Adams, located steps from the White House at 800 16th Street, NW, will host its next Author Series luncheon honoring Sally Bedell Smith to discuss her latest work, Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life. The Hay-Adams Author Series, where literary crowds honor literary masters, is an on-going event, which hosts outstanding writers in a historic setting, directly overlooking the White House at Top of The Hay. One will enjoy exceptional food, drink and lively conversation. Tickets are priced at $90 per person (all inclusive), which includes a three-course, prix fixe menu with wine pairings. The menu, themed around the book, will be created by Vice President & General Manager Hans Bruland working closely with Executive Chef Nicolas Legret. To purchase tickets, please click here.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Roy Rogers Offers Moms Free Breakfast This Mother's Day Weekend

From our friends at Roy Rogers Restaurants...

This Mother's Day weekend, Roy Rogers Restaurants invites families large and small to celebrate Moms and all that they do every day! From Friday, May 12th through Sunday, May 14th, children of all ages can treat their Moms to a free Breakfast Combo (choice of Platter or Sandwich, equal or lesser value) with the purchase of a Breakfast Combo. The promotion will be available during breakfast hours before 10:30 AM on Friday, and 11:00 AM on Saturday and Sunday at participating Roy Rogers locations.