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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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“Basic” Means Better at Basic Burger

Sometimes basic is actually better, like when it comes to the ingredients in your food. Instead of loading up their meals with ingredients you can’t pronounce, Basic Burger keeps it simple. Their chefs use 100% certified Angus beef, cage- and hormone-free chicken, and organic dairy in their burgers, sandwiches, and milkshakes. This return to the…

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Grab Gourmet Groceries and Meals at The Italian Store

Vincent Tramonte was a lawyer by trade, but an Italian-American by blood. His parents grew up in Italy, moving to New York City before he was born. He eventually left the Big Apple to start his law career in Northern Virginia and quickly found that the Italian cuisine scene was lacking compared to NYC. He…

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Experience the Enthralling Story of Poor Man, Rich Soul This Month

If you haven’t heard the tragic story of Richard “Rich” Soul, then you won’t want to miss the stage production of Poor Man, Rich Soul at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts Theatre. From Friday, July 8th to Sunday, July 17th, Jimmy Jenkins will bring his original work to life, following a path paved…

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Best Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day: June 19th, 2022

As June 19th comes around the corner once again, it’s time to plan an extra special Father’s Day celebration. No matter who you are celebrating Father’s Day for, these Father’s Day gift ideas are thoughtful, creative, and can even be done last minute!  Create your own scrapbook. There's nothing better than a homemade, one-of-a-kind scrapbook…

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Save Your Family’s Spot at an Upcoming Kids’ Paint and Glow Freestyle Paint Party

Are you looking for a fun way to spend an afternoon with your little ones this summer? Look no further! The Kids’ Paint and Glow Freestyle Paint Party by Paint Amore is happening every weekend this June and beyond—in fact, there are multiple sessions slated for every weekend, so pick the Saturday or Sunday slot…

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Grab Brunch Any Time at Matt and Tony’s All Day Kitchen + Bar

When Austrian baker Anton “Tony” Schabas brought his scratch-made rye bread to the Waldorf Astoria decades ago, it wasn’t long before his recipe began to generate some buzz. President John F. Kennedy dubbed it the best rye bread he’d ever had, and he actually had fresh loaves shipped to the White House. Many years later,…

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