<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcwashington.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.com en-us Sun, 02 Aug 2015 20:44:47 -0400 Sun, 02 Aug 2015 20:44:47 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[PHOTOS: Assateague Island Wild Pony Swim ]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:48:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/206*120/GettyImages-482264130.jpg
Thursday marked Assateague Island's wild pony swim. Each year, ponies are herded into and across the Assateague Channel in Virginia. Some will then be auctioned off by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company to...

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<![CDATA[Free Outdoor Movies: Summer Schedule]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:08:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DSC_0871-7223.jpg
It's about that time again! Pack up your blankets and coolers for a D.C. summer tradition. All over the area, free outdoor film series are gearing up to provide entertainment when the sun goes down.

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<![CDATA[This Week's Rare Blue Moon]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:01:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/moon-GettyImages-169149710.jpg
Be sure to set your gaze skyward Friday to catch a glimpse of the rare blue moon, which, contrary to its name, will probably not be blue.

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<![CDATA[The Ultimate Nats & Orioles Summer Guide]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:30:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_82623397-%281%29.jpg
Check out our roundup of all the freebies, specials and promotions offered at Nationals Park and Camden Yards this summer.

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<![CDATA[Your Summer DMV Concert Roundup]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:00:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Wiz-Khalifa-Lana-del-Rey-Jimmy-Buffett.jpg
There are countless performances to look forward to this summer in the D.C. area. Do something nice for your ears and check out a concert from our hand-picked list of artists coming to town who you won't want to...

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<![CDATA[4 Stories of Eats -- and a Beer Garden! -- at Studio Theatre]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:57:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/Generic_Theater_shutterstock.jpg
At Taste of Studio, you'll have not only have a taste of local theater, but also a taste of their-first ever beer garden.

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<![CDATA[Salvadoran-American Day Festival Celebrates Salvadoran Culture]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:07:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_246747013.png
Salvadoran food, crafts and entertainment will enjoy the spotlight at the 6th Annual Salvadoran-American Day Festival on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Gadget Guy Steve Greenberg Showcases Tech Must-Haves]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:26:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011354343_1200x675_494228547560.jpg
Steve Greenberg shows Barbara Harrison all the must-have tech items for the upcoming school year for all ages.]]>
<![CDATA[The Hill Releases '50 Most Beautiful' List]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:35:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/50-most-beautiful-2015.jpg
Looking for some eye candy in DC? TheHill.com's annual "50 Most Beautiful People" list is out.

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<![CDATA[Loose Deer Makes It Onto Stage of Va. Theater]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:38:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/deer+signature+theatre.jpg
It looks like one of Bambi's pals is trying to rise to stardom in the local theater scene.

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<![CDATA[Brooklyn Pizzeria Is Named Best in America, TripAdvisor Says]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:11:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/juliana+pizzeria+handout.jpg
A Brooklyn pizzeria has been named the top joint for a slice in America, according to a TripAdvisor study based on the quality and quantity of reviews and opinions from millions of travelers.

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<![CDATA[Grumpy Dog Earl Challenges Grumpy Cat's Reign]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:23:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/My+Name+is+Earl.jpg
The world’s grouchiest feline has some new competition. Meet “Grumpy Dog.”

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<![CDATA[Your County (and State!) Fair Roundup]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:39:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_150530525.jpg
Fried Oreos? Oh, it's on. Visit a county fair for Ferris wheels, petting zoos, various competitions and more.

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<![CDATA[Are You a Signature Voice? Here's How to Try Out]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:22:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/signature+voice+ad.jpg
A Tony Award-winning Arlington theater is looking for the next pop or or Broadway sensation to perform at its open house, and there’s still time to apply.]]>
<![CDATA[District Honors D.C. Legendary Musicians]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:47:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/chuck+brown+performs+on+stage.png
A non-profit organization in D.C. has worked to sustain the artistic legacy of D.C’s professional musicians, and an event will honor its efforts Oct. 31.]]>
<![CDATA[Get a Taste of Alexandria With Restaurant Week]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:46:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_113265007.jpg
Alexandria Restaurant Week is back with another incredibly delicious lineup of good deals on great food.

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<![CDATA[Want to Compete on "Biggest Loser"? Here's How!]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:24:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20150724+Biggest+Loser.jpg
NBC's "Biggest Loser" weight-loss series is casting in New York this Saturday for its next season. And this time, the show is looking for teams of two who want to compete as a team.

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<![CDATA[Capital Bikeshare to Add 8 Stations Along GW Parkway]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 05:36:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/capital+bikeshare+eastern+market.jpg
Capital Bikeshare is adding more stations along the George Washington Memorial Parkway.

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<![CDATA['Peter Pan' Actor on Innovative, 360-Degree Performance in Va.]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:26:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-07-24_1421.jpg
News4's Chris Lawrence sits down with actor Dan Wilt, who plays the title role in "Peter Pan," which runs through Aug. 16 in Tysons Corner.]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's All-Day Breakfast May Go National: Report ]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 12:03:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/4707047541.jpg
McDonald’s could soon dish out all-day breakfast nationwide. The Wall Street Journal, citing an internal memo sent to U.S. franchisees and employees Tuesday, reports that the fast food giant could begin offering...

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<![CDATA['Voice' Contestant Sings Free in D.C. Friday Night]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:24:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011289409_1200x675_490859075764.jpg
News4's Chris Lawrence sits down with "The Voice" contest Blessing Offor about his career, the anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act, and his free Kennedy Center performance Friday, July 24.]]>
<![CDATA[Top 6 Free Outdoor Summer Yoga Classes]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:23:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_295238960.jpg
Yoga can seem really daunting, but we’ve got the top six free outdoor yoga classes to inspire you to try it.

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<![CDATA[Selfie Sticks Banned at Six Flags Parks Nationwide]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 07:06:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Six+Flags+sign+generic.jpg
Six Flags has joined the growing list of amusement parks across the nation that have banned selfie sticks. The company implemented the ban Monday at all of its parks across America, according to Katy Enrique...

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<![CDATA[The Bacon Brothers Do Pop Up Show At A Community Garden in DC]]> Sat, 18 Jul 2015 20:06:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011218492_1200x675_487039043568.jpg
Kevin Bacon and his bother suprise people at Girard Gardens Children's Community Garden.]]>
<![CDATA[Capital Fringe Fest: 15 Shows You Won't Want to Miss]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:47:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/warpeas_fringe.jpg
D.C.'s Capital Fringe Festival is inviting you to support non-traditional, local theater July 9-26 and July 29-Aug. 2.]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's' 'Secret Menu' Not So Secret Anymore]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:02:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/167*120/51122973.jpg
The mythical “secret menu” at McDonald’s may not be a myth at all.

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<![CDATA[Nicecream Factory Wins Best Ice Cream at DC Scoop]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:27:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/sf-pride-cream.jpg
Local ice cream vendors compete for the "Best Ice Cream" title.

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Adorable Pets From Around the U.S. ]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:51:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*120/MurphyBoxerWVIT.jpg
Pet owners coast to coast have one thing in common: they love sharing pictures of their furry friends. Here's a look at some cute pets photos shared by NBC Owned TV Station viewers across the country.]]>
<![CDATA[Drink in the Sights at These Rooftop Bars]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 17:08:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/rooftop+bar+%281%29.jpg
Take in the sights of the city and sip a cold beer or cocktail at one of these panoramic rooftops spots.

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<![CDATA[Race Discussion Kicks Off March on Washington Film Festival]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 21:09:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011214570_1200x675_486665795666.jpg
Three Pulitzer Prize-winning authors who have written extensively about segregation, slavery and the Jim Crow south talked about race in America to kick off the March on Washington Film Festival.]]>
<![CDATA[George Lucas, Eagles, Among Six Kennedy Center Will Honor]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 09:48:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/George+Lucas+with+hand+out.jpg
George Lucas, actresses Rita Moreno and Cicely Tyson, singer Carole King, music director Seiji Ozawa and the Eagles will receive this year’s Kennedy Center Honors.

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<![CDATA[$125 Caviar Twinkie Sold at SoCal Fair]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 17:10:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/203*120/friedcaviartwinkieoc.jpg
Two edibles you never pictured together will be together, in Costa Mesa.

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<![CDATA[Best Ice Cream in the DMV]]> Sun, 19 Jul 2015 09:11:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dmv-icecream-shutterstock_184794389.jpg
Many credit D.C. as the home of disagreement and gridlock in our country, but there is one thing we can agree on here no matter what -- I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.]]>
<![CDATA[Jose Andres Speaks on Decision to Pull Out of Trump Hotel]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 20:34:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/trump+protest.jpg
Days after he walked away from plans to open a new restaurant in Donald Trump's upcoming D.C. hotel, Chef Jose Andres said his heart would always be in the building.

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<![CDATA[Washington Kastles Kick Off Home Schedule]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 17:57:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-479654510+%281%29.jpg
Tennis superstar Venus Williams will join the defending champion Washington Kastles as they kick off their 2015 home season with a matchup against the Austin Aces Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[First-Ever Live Music Week Kicks Off in Alexandria]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 20:51:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011133617_1200x675_482308163991.jpg
The first-ever live music week kicks off in Alexandria.]]>
<![CDATA[Krispy Kreme Celebrates Birthday With 78-Cent Doughnuts]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:24:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/krispykremedonuts.jpg
Food lovers will be able to take advantage of discount prices this coming weekend. Friday, Krispy Kreme doughnuts will be offering a dozen of its famed glazed doughnuts for $.72 cents when customers buy...

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<![CDATA[Another Celebrity Chef Backs Out of Trump's D.C. Hotel]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 09:31:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20150709+Geoffrey+Zakarian.jpg
Another celebrity chef has decided not to open a restaurant in Donald Trump's planned Trump International Hotel, which the businessman is developing in Washington, D.C.'s Old Post Office Pavilion building. ]]>
<![CDATA[Trillectro Concert Lights Up Merriweather Post August 29]]> Thu, 09 Jul 2015 18:09:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-477086796+%281%29.jpg
Hip hop and dance music fans, get ready. Trillectro is back for a fourth year of dropping beats and the lineup is promising.

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<![CDATA[Swearing 'Minion' Toys? McDonald's Says No]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:23:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/212*120/HappyMeal.png
A minion toy in a McDonald’s Happy Meal has some parents, well, a little unhappy. The toy, based on the little yellow rascals that first appeared in “Despicable Me,” says three phrases - all of which are a...

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<![CDATA[Top 5 Virginia Wineries]]> Thu, 09 Jul 2015 20:16:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/181*120/wineryrvv2.jpg
There are more than 250 wineries in Virginia and we've chosen a select few for our top 5.

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