Oh my goodness, and this is not just the Sole talking, this looks legit. From Shouk:
“Yes, we’ve got latkes! Classic potato latkes and spicy harissa ones, served with cashew labneh and applesauce so everyone’s happy. And for dessert, our special chocolate hummus and fried sugared pita. Find both on our catering menu all throughout December.” Read More
“NPR is excited to welcome back All Crafts Considered, a fan favorite holiday event here at the NPR Headquarters. After a two-year hiatus, All Crafts will be in its sixth year at NPR, and we’re inviting the public in to enjoy an afternoon of shopping and holiday cheer. There will be unique gifts and homemade goods by an array of local artisans and makers from all around the DMV area.
Photo by PoPville flickr user Phil
“On Thursday, December 5, 2019, the 97th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting will take place in the District of Columbia. In conjunction with this event, there will be several street closures that motorists should take into consideration:
The following streets will be posted as Emergency No Parking for the event from approximately 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.: Read More
Photo by PoPville flickr user Wayan Vota
Wanted to ask where I can get pictures done with Santa in DC? Saw Congressional Cemetery had a date available but it’s already sold out.”
A couple options I’ve gotten via email but please add yours in the comments. Read More
Photo by Dean M
Time to tackle our annual, Where will you/did you buy a Christmas tree this year?
Over Thanksgiving I asked folks to send me their tables in all their glory. Thanks to all who sent and particularly Alex Fogg who shared her masterpiece: “our Nats World Series themed Thanksgiving table” Read More
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From Ivy & Coney:
“Ivy and Coney, DC’s premier baseball bar, is proud to announce the third annual Chai-vy and Cohen-y Hanukkah Bar: Bar Mitzvah1. Bar. Mitzvah (We invite you to let our amazing wordplay sink in for a moment). From December 2nd through New Years’ Eve of the year 5780, the Manischewitz shall flow, the dreidels shall spin and fun will be had by all. While some may prefer their holiday festivities as “Christmas-with-a-baseball-twist”, we’re pitching ours as “Baseball-with-a-Hanukkah-fastball.” Simply put, it’s gonna be meshuga2.
In honor of our holiday that involves actual fire (not just some wimpy string lights and pine trees), we’ve added delicious latkes, sufgani-shots (jelly donut in shot form), 8-night fiery cider (Hint: it starts with fire and ends in ball) and Manischewitz’s finest kosher wines to the menu. Latkes, arguably the most important culinary creation since unleavened bread, will feature prominently as a reminder of both that the oil used to light the menorah in the holy temple and that fried foods truly are the tastiest. Each night we will be lighting the Hanukiyah at approximately 7:30 PM (December 22nd through the 29th) and invite our guests to participate. Read More
Thanks to Jen for sending:
“In cooperation with Positive Force DC, we bring you DC Punk Rock Flea Market & Food Drive!
Saturday, Nov. 23rd 12 PM – 5 PM
St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church – Washington, DC
1525 Newton Street, NW
Free to enter, but please bring a donation of whole-grain cereal, pasta, rice, peanut butter, or canned vegetables, fruit, beans, or tuna for delivery to nearby low-income seniors by We Are Family DC!”
Thanks to Amy for sending the above from Petworth: “we just burned our 2018 Christmas Tree this past weekend.”
And thanks to Daniel for sending the below from NoMa: Read More