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It’s more than eating turkey, watching football, and taking naps!

Thanksgiving is a national United States holiday that takes place every third Thursday of November, this year on November 24th. The first Thanksgiving dates back to 1621, when the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag shared an autumn feast. Then, for more than two centuries, Thanksgiving was celebrated on different days by the US colonies and…

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Enjoy Authentic Ethiopian Cuisine at Zenebech Restaurant not far From The Kenmore

Anyone who knows anything about Ethiopian food understands that injera is the keystone of this cuisine. The spongy flatbread serves as a stand-in for utensils. In traditional Ethiopian dining rooms (and restaurants), it’s torn into pieces and used to scoop up the rest of the meal. So it makes sense that Zenebech Restaurant, located near…

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Feel the Holiday Cheer at the Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Event with Live Jazz Near Our Chevy Chase Apartments

Enjoy a heaping serving of holiday joy this November courtesy of the Peanuts gang at the Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Event with Live Jazz. The family-friendly movie screening and live concert will revive favorite childhood memories all thanks to the iconic music (and stories) of the Charlie Brown universe. On Saturday, November 26th, the Episcopal Church…

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Exercise and Do Good at the October 15th Thrive 5K Near Our Chevy Chase Apartments

Get a jump start on your Thanksgiving philanthropy this year at the VIDA Thrive 5K. By simply lacing up your sneakers and taking part, you’ll actually be making the D.C. region a better place. That’s because the annual run raises funds for Thrive DC, an organization designed to eliminate homelessness in the city by providing…

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Enjoy Plant-Based Fare at Planta Near Our Chevy Chase Apartments

Planta isn’t just devoted to plant-based dining. It’s also dedicated to environmental sustainability. So in addition to serving only vegan food, every process the restaurant has put in place benefits Mother Earth. From the compostable to-go packaging to the locally sourced produce, Planta has taken steps to decrease its footprint wherever possible, which ultimately benefits…

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DIY Halloween Decor

Let’s cut to the chase, Halloween is peaking its head around the corner. Well, it’s a headless horseman head! With that, there is nothing more exciting than decorating for Halloween. Here are some DIY decorations you can make to get in the spooky spirit!  Delightful Devilish Handsoap- Buy some hand soap from the Dollar Store,…

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Don’t Miss Yoga on the Magnolia Terrace This September Near Our Chevy Chase Apartments

Carlyle House Historic Park boasts beautiful, dense forests rife with vibrant greenery, native animals, and plenty of fresh air. You’ll have a breathtaking bird’s-eye view of the treetops when you come to Yoga on the Magnolia Terrace, held on the brick patio at the historic Carlyle House near The Kenmore apartments. The covered deck overlooks…

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Experience Korean-American Cuisine at Magpie and the Tiger

The magpie symbolizes prosperity and luck, while the tiger serves as a protector of the Korean people. So Magpie and the Tiger is the perfect name for an intimate Korean-American restaurant in Petworth. Its 22-seat dining room offers seatings mostly by reservation, and they book up quickly—and since takeout isn’t an option, you’d be wise…

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