Stop Doomscrolling and Take a Mental Health Break at These DC Spots

Washingtonian Things To Do 6/27 10:18A Jessica Ruf
Following Friday’s SCOTUS decision, this scene might look familiar: You, clutching your phone in bed, scrolling and scrolling and scrolling through heartbreak, outrage, and infuriating takes. You re not alone. We’re practically wired to...

Diana and Grace: How a Pair of Princess Exhibits Stack Up

Washingtonian Things To Do 6/27 4:30A Jessica Ruf
Princess Diana and Princess Grace had a lot in common: They followed unlikely paths to the palace, dealt with unfaithful husbands, and died in tragic car crashes. Now, coincidentally, they’re both the subjects of local exhibits. Here’s how these...

14 Fun Food Festivals Around DC This Summer

Washingtonian Things To Do 6/24 4:00A Sophia Young
Savor: An American Craft Beer Experience When: Friday, June 24 from 7 to 10 PM. Where: The Anthem (901 Wharf St., SW) Calling all beer and food lovers: Choose from over 200 craft beers and pair them with small bites including honey-spiced duck...

10 Fun Food Events Around DC This Week

Washingtonian Things To Do 6/23 8:06A Sophia Young
Are you ready for a barbecue smackdown? The 30th Annual Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle is back this Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26. The event, held on the National Mall, will host cookbook authors, chefs, and professional pit...

Everything We Know About the Unauthorized Banksy Exhibit Coming to DC

Washingtonian Things To Do 6/22 6:52A Grace Deng
A traveling exhibit of artwork from the famously elusive street artist Banksy will open in DC on June 23. Here’s everything we know about “The Art of Banksy: The Unauthorized Collection.” It’s being held in an abandoned Bed Bath Beyond in...

The Lake-Versus-Beach Question, Solved

Washingtonian Things To Do 6/22 4:00A Andrea C. Poe
To lake or to beach? That is the question for many families, who battle it out each summer—my family among them. My husband, who grew up in the Midwest, is firmly Team Lake, while I, raised on the East Coast, am decidedly an ocean fan. Over time,...

8 Cool Things You Can Learn to Do at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Washingtonian Things To Do 6/21 9:14A Grace Deng
After two years of virtual events, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival will return to the National Mall from Wednesday, June 22 to Monday, June 27 and Thursday, June 30 to Monday,  July 4. The festival will explore cultural traditions of the United...

How To Celebrate Juneteenth in the DC Area

Washingtonian Things To Do 6/17 10:46A Damare Baker
Juneteenth is back this weekend in its second year as a federally recognized holiday, and there are several ways to celebrate Black history and culture in our area. From block parties to bike tours to music festivals, here are a few ideas for how...

10 Fun Food Events Around DC This Week

Washingtonian Things To Do 6/16 8:35A Sophia Young
What’s better than fudge? Free fudge. Kilwins DC (1250 Half St., SE) is handing out free slices of the confection beginning at 11 AM on Thursday, June 16 while supplies last (apparently it s National Fudge Day). You ll need to follow them on...
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