<![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 Sat, 28 Mar 2015 21:18:19 -0400 Sat, 28 Mar 2015 21:18:19 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Nominate a Friend (or Yourself) for The Hill's 50 Most Beautiful]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:42:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2014HillWinner.jpg
Nominations for The Hill’s 12th annual “50 Most Beautiful” open today -- so start thinking of a friend or staffer who would make a great addition to the 2015 list!

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<![CDATA[New Starbucks Frappucino Flavor]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:31:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Birthday_Cake_Frappuccino_%283%29.jpg
Starbucks’ popular frappuccino beverage has turned 20 and to honor the drink’s big birthday, the company has debuted a new specialty drink—the Birthday Cake Frappuccino.

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<![CDATA[Your Easter Egg Hunt Roundup]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:45:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/142556195EasterEggHunt.jpg
Pastel-colored eggs camouflaged by spring-green grass can be difficult to find. Luckily, Easter egg hunts themselves are far from hidden in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

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<![CDATA[Lady Gaga Figure Coming to Madame Tussauds]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 05:24:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP903442576246.jpg
Lady Gaga is coming to Washington, but don't expect this diva to sing and dance.

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<![CDATA[Jammin' Java's First-Ever Tot Rock Festival Saturday]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:43:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009913772_1200x675_418294851914.jpg
Jammin' Java plans first-ever tot rock festival to benefit HSC Pediatric Center in Washington.]]>
<![CDATA[Rihanna, Sam Smith, Madonna Due at iHeartRadio Music Awards]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:22:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/484733465.jpg
Do you "heart" music? Then don’t miss the second annual iHeartRadio Music Awards, coming up Sunday, March 29.

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<![CDATA[White House Easter Egg Roll to Host Kelly and Michael Live]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:29:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/kelly+ripa+and+michael+strahan.jpg
Kelly and Michael visiting the White House? Eggs-actly!

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<![CDATA[Annapolis Film Fest Is March 26-29]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:19:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_257017468.jpg
Explore a world of creativity at this year's Annapolis Film Festival, March 26-29. The fest features 70+ films and celeb guests.

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<![CDATA[USO Awards Banquet Honors Stevie Nicks, Peyton Manning]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:51:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/483637197.jpg
Stevie Nicks, Peyton Manning and author Sebastian Junger are bringing some celebrity luster to a USO awards banquet in Arlington.

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<![CDATA[Spring Wildflower Viewing in Shenandoah Valley]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:31:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/181*120/shandoah43.jpg
Get on the road and explore one of Virginia's best spots for wild flower views.

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<![CDATA['In the Annapolis' or Indianapolis? Road Confusion]]> Sun, 22 Mar 2015 08:39:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/annapolis+welcome+sign.jpg
Mistaking one town for another. But these two towns don't have the same name.

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<![CDATA[Kick Off Spring With the Environmental Film Festival]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 20:18:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015+environmental+film+festival.jpg
One of the first signs of spring arrived in D.C. Tuesday: The Environmental Film Festival.
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<![CDATA[Fredericksburg Spring Arts and Craft Faire]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:32:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_259945865.jpg
Despite the snow expected Friday, this weekend's shaping up to be springlike -- so make a trip to the Fredericksburg Spring Arts and Crafts Faire this weekend, where you can get one-of-a-kind goods just in time...

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<![CDATA[In Pictures: Prince Charles, Camilla Visit D.C.]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 10:07:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/th-AP379806964511_17.jpg
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall are visiting the nation's capital on three-day trip. The royal couple is visiting cultural and educational sites in the Washington, D.C., area and...

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<![CDATA[Premiere Date Announced for "Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!"]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:10:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/33827bbe43dc4db1bb785de21ca7c559.jpg
The SyFy network has announced a premiere date for "Sharknado 3."
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<![CDATA[Filmmaker: We're in Midst of 6th Mass Extinction]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 16:34:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009830330_1200x675_415002179559.jpg
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Louie Psihoyos talks exclusively to Wendy Rieger about his groundbreaking new film "Racing Extinction," which premieres this month at D.C.'s Environmental Film Festival.]]>
<![CDATA[No Doubt, Usher & More to Rock National Mall]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 11:38:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/463099304.jpg
A massive Earth Day concert and rally will take over the National Mall in April, bringing major acts to D.C. including No Doubt, Usher, Fall Out Boy, Mary J. Blige and more for the Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day...

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<![CDATA[Cherry Blossom Festival Kicks Off March 20]]> Mon, 09 Mar 2015 14:28:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_258797261.jpg
We're inching ever-closer toward spring, and that means we have a lot to look forward to: blue skies, short sleeves, ridiculously long lines at car washes... and, of course, the National Cherry Blossom...

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<![CDATA[Hearing Impaired Singer on 'The Voice']]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 18:53:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20150316+Treeva+Gibson.jpg
Treeva Gibson of Frederick, Maryland wowed the judges during the season premiere of "The Voice" and will grace the stage again tonight. Treeva's parents are both hearing impaired, and Treeva herself has...]]>
<![CDATA[Raunchy Game Cards Against Humanity Hits the Web With Free App]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 12:41:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/51RD-Lha01L._SL1023_.jpg
Oh the humanity! Cards Against Humanity has gone digital. A new website called CardsAgainstOriginality.com offers a free version of the game on all web browsers on computers and mobile devices, though it wasn't...]]>
<![CDATA[Your St. Patrick's Day Event Roundup]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 06:37:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_1775909781.jpg
Whether you’re Irish or not, the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day calls for spirits, bagpipes and lots of Irish folk dancing. With the holiday just around the corner, we’ve provided you with a list of St.]]>
<![CDATA[New Sneakers Showcase Cherry Blossoms]]> Sun, 15 Mar 2015 07:50:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cherry+blossom+sneakers.jpg
The new shoes are decorated with colors and prints designed to represent the cherry blossoms trees along the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C.]]>
<![CDATA[D.C.'s 40 Most Essential Eats]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:16:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-03-12_1220.jpg
Lavanya Ramanathan of the Washington Post dishes on D.C.'s 40 most essential eats.]]>
<![CDATA[CloverFest: Celebrate St. Pat's at The Yards]]> Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:13:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_220133638.jpg
Make the best of St. Patrick's Day with a trip to CloverFest at The Yards, which offers unlimited beer samples and noshes from plenty of food trucks.

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<![CDATA[Free Dairy Queen Cones, and More Free Treats]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:15:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ice-cream-stock-79772399.jpg
Dairy Queen is giving away free ice cream cones Monday to celebrate its 75th anniversary Monday, days before spring officially begins.

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<![CDATA[Love Peeps? New Milk Line Inspired by Marshmallow Treats ]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 09:00:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Peep+Milk+Flavors.jpg
Now you can eat your peeps and drink them, too. Prairie Farms, a dairy company in Illinois, has teamed up with Peeps to deliver peeps-flavored milk.

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<![CDATA[Dairy Queen Free Cone Day]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:41:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/dairyqueenfreeconedaymarch16.jpg
Dairy Queen is celebrating 75 years in business with a Free Cone Day. On Monday, March 16, the chain, which was founded in 1940, will be handing out soft-serve vanilla cones, the classic bread-and-butter of the...

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<![CDATA[Unexpected Top Travel Destinations]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:24:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-03-06_1323.jpg
Pauline Frommer of the travel site Frommers.com shares her top picks for 2015 -- Belize; Belgium; Asheville, North Carolina, Argentia and South Daoka -- and why they make her list.]]>
<![CDATA[13 Things You May Not Know About the Blossoms]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:24:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/166043094%282%29.jpg
Don't want to break the law? Tired of tourists? Wondering what FLOTUSes have to do with any of this? Read on.

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<![CDATA[Peak Cherry Blossom Dates April 11-14: NPS]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:47:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20140411+Cherry+Blossoms+Thumb.jpg
The Tidal Basin is still covered with ice and snow, but that's not stopping the National Park Service from making their prediction for peak bloom for the city's famed cherry blossom trees.

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<![CDATA[Restaurants Try to Cope With Winter Weather]]> Sat, 07 Mar 2015 00:26:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009707422_1200x675_409619523914.jpg
The most recent storm forced some restaurants to shut down. News4's Chris Lawrence reports on how businesses are trying to cope.]]>
<![CDATA[Find D.C.-Area Ice Skating Rinks]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 18:23:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Sculpture+Garden.jpg
Grab your friends, family or special date and lace up your skates! We've picked out the top ice skating rinks in D.C., Maryland and Virginia for you to explore.

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: D.C.'s March Snowstorm]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 10:42:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cms638.jpg
Viewers are sharing their photos from the March 5 snowstorm. You can share your photos by emailing them to isee@nbcwashington.com or tweeting them @nbcwashington.

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<![CDATA[Pat's Snow Stick Challenge: #SNOWMANia]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:45:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-03-05_1212.jpg
Show us your best snowman! Tweet your #SNOWMANia photos to @PatsSnowStick for a chance to win your very own Snow Stick!]]>
<![CDATA[Snowball Fight in Dupont Circle]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 09:56:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009694407_1200x675_409016899765.jpg
Dozens gathered in Dupont Circle for the traditional snowball fight.]]>
<![CDATA[Protesters Hold "Sled-In" on Capitol Hill]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 10:33:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20150304+Sledding.jpg
After a high-stakes game of chicken (which, incidentally, is also known as -- ahem -- "snowdrift"), D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton confirmed that U.S. Capitol Police are not enforcing the ban on sledding on...

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<![CDATA[Old Town Winchester Restaurant Week]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:32:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/wineinside.jpg
Winchester, Virginia brings you small town charm with big city vibes -- their restaurants are proof. Old Town Winchester celebrates Restaurant Week runs March 2-7.

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<![CDATA[Prince George's Restaurant Week Underway]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:38:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Annapolis+Restaurant+Week.jpg
The weather isn't exactly warming up just yet, but at least some delicious dishes are, thanks to Prince George’s County’s Restaurant Week (now through March 8).

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