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Oct 01 2013
The District Insider turned 4 today! Happy Birthday to US! 

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Keeping the Washington, D.C. region IN THE KNOW, ON WHERE TO GO!
The District Insider turned 4 today! Happy Birthday to US!

Be sure to follow The District Insider at our new home:

TheDistrictInsider.com

Keeping the Washington, D.C. region IN THE KNOW, ON WHERE TO GO!
Feb 16 2013

WE’VE MOVED!

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THE DISTRICT INSIDER is an online resource dedicated to keeping locals in the Washington, D.C. metro area (D.C./MD/VA) in the know on where to go!

We’ve moved!
Come visit us at www.thedistrictinsider.com (Launch Date: March 1, 2013)!

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Jan 03 2013
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Apr 07 2010

Charlie Wilson & Chuck Brown LIVE In Concert | Apr. 24th

Charlie Wilson & Chuck Brown LIVE In Concert | Apr. 24th

CHARLIE WILSON
w/ Special Guest CHUCK BROWN

Saturday April 24th — 8pm
@
DAR Constitution Hall
1776 D St NW
Washington, DC

Tickets: $45 - $65

[PURCHASE TICKETS HERE]
Apr 01 2010

The National Cherry Blossom Festival | Mar. 27th – Apr. 11th

The National Cherry Blossom Festival | Mar. 27th – Apr. 11th

Come to the nation’s greatest springtime celebration - with 3 spectacular weekends & events daily.

Family Day & the Opening Ceremony at the National Building Museum kick off opening weekend on Saturday March 27th.

For all 16 days, check out the Target Performance Stage at the Sylvan Theater on the grounds of the Washington Monument from Noon daily. Mid-Festival weekend features: Cherry Blast, an Arts & Multi-media Party, at 1701 Florida Ave, Friday April 2nd, & the Festival Fireworks Show at 6th & Water Sts, on Saturday April 3rd.

On finale weekend, in the morning, it’s the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade along Constitution Ave. followed in the afternoon by the 50th Sakura Matsuri - Japanese Street Festival along Pennsylvania Ave. - all on Saturday April 10th.

Festival Calendar Brochures are available at metro-area Safeways or Borders locations.

Visit the official National Cherry Blossom Festival site HERE for a listing of all events.
Mar 30 2010

Cherry Blast: A Night of Contemporary Art + Music | Apr. 2nd

Cherry Blast: A Night of Contemporary Art + Music | Apr. 2nd

Join On Tap Magazine for a distinctive evening that blends art and real life with local performance artists, dance, film, video art, and fashion, as well as a Make Out Room and Marshmallow Arts Play Room by Albus Cavus.

Now in its second year, Cherry Blast has moved to this side of the river as the Adams Morgan/Dupont Circle neighborhood hosts the party.

Presented by Westwood College and produced by The Pink Line Project, Cherry Blast promises to be one eclectic night to remember.

Friday April 2nd — 9pm-1am
@
[Warehouse]
1701 Florida Ave NW
Washington, DC

Tickets: $10 (Includes: 1 drink)*
*To register to win FREE tickets, email pickme@ontaponline.com

Music
Fatback DJs in the Dance Hall
DJ Chris Nitti and Matt Hemerlein in the Cherry Lounge
Maureen Andary and Olivia Mancini in the Freight Elevator
DJ Gold, The Fridge DC in the Disco Dock

With Performances By
Haiku Sake Bar and We Are Science
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5K Fridays | Every Friday (Apr. 2-30)

5K Fridays | Apr. 2-30

Lace up your running shoes and start training for the 5K season with 5K Fridays!

As part of Crystal City’s Green Scene, the Crystal City BID and key sponsors are providing a fun, health, and green place to hang on Friday evenings in April! Test your abilities, race against your friends or yourself, or just have fun getting FIT! Runners can sign up for a single race for $15 or sign up for all five for $50 and save! All participants will run a professionally timed and certified course organized by Pacers Running Stores. Be brave and run all five—competing each week to beat your previous time!

Friday April 2nd-30th (FRIDAYS only) — 6:30pm
@
Start/Finish Line: 2121 Crystal Dr
Arlington, VA.

[RACERS REGISTER HERE]

5K Fridays After-Party — 6:30-10pm (Post-Race)
@
26th & Crystal Dr
Arlington, VA

5K Fridays | Apr. 2-30 SPECIALS / NOTES:

Crystal City’s newest residential property, 220 20th Street, will host the start/finish line and provide water to racers. Runners can then shower courtesy of Sport & Health before heading over to the Concord Luxury Residences for a weekly post-race party featuring entertainment by DJ Adrian Loving.

In anticipation of the opening of their City Hub in Crystal City, Revolution Cycles will sponsor a Biathlon training ride and run each week and offer a TREK bicycle as part of a series raffle. Each time a runner finishes a race they will be entered into the raffle, which will drawn at the final race party.

For those interested in updating their fitness wardrobe, Lululemon Athletica will be the featured athletic wear provider showcasing their clothing during the race and at the post-race party.

Kora will be offering 1/2 price pastas to runners pre- and post-race. Cafe Italia will be offering 20% off meals to runners pre- and post-race.

And don’t forget to get out your best red dress! On April 23rd, 5K Friday’s will feature the Red Dress Run honoring the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign. Prizes will be awarded to the fastest and best red dresses in both the male and female categories!
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Scottish Tartan Week 2010 at AGAINN | Apr. 3-10 

Scottish Tartan Week 2010 at AGAINN | Apr. 3-10

Sport A Kilt and Enjoy A Complimentary Pint at AGAINN
During Scottish Tartan Week 2010

AGAINN will be dishing up the national dish of Scotland and $5 signature cocktails to help celebrate Scottish Tartan Week, April 3-10.

Tartan Week honors the anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Arbroath in 1320, and is a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence. Almost 700 years later, Scotts commemorate with a week of festivities across Scotland including haggis hurling and ceilidhs to golf tournaments and historical re-enactment of the Signing of the Declaration of Arbroath.

Guests will want to make sure they try Chef Wesley Morton’s signature Haggis served with classic Neeps and Tatties (Turnips and Mashed Potatoes) which pairs well with affordable cocktails such as the Tartan Swizzles made from a combination of Scotch, club soda, fresh lime, simple syrup and bitters and the Rob Roy made with Famous Grouse, Dolin Rouge, brandied cherry and a dash of bitters.

Guests who come to the restaurant dressed in a kilt will be given a complimentary pint of Brewdog Dogma Scottish Ale throughout the week!

Saturday April 3rd-10th
During Lunch/Dinner/Sunday Brunch Service
@
AGAINN
1099 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC

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