<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcwashington.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.comen-usFri, 23 Jun 2017 03:35:47 -0400Fri, 23 Jun 2017 03:35:47 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Interactive: New Ben's Chili Bowl Mural Features DC Legends]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:22:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/062117+interactive+preview.jpg
The D.C. institution Ben’s Chili Bowl unveiled a new mural on Wednesday, showcasing 15 African-American legends of music, politics and media.
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<![CDATA[New Miss District of Columbia Crowned]]> Tue, 20 Jun 2017 17:17:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/MissDCWinner062017.jpg
Briana Kinsey was crowned Miss D.C. June 18 at the Howard Theatre. Now, she will head to Atlantic City to compete for the title of Miss America 2018 in September.

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<![CDATA[10 Places to Swim If You Want to Avoid Bay Bridge Traffic]]> Fri, 26 May 2017 11:15:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_170514887.jpg
Rivers, lakes and bays: Here's where to go when you want to swim in a natural body of water... but you can't bear to brave the Chesapeake Bay Bridge traffic.

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<![CDATA[Free Outdoor Movies in the DMV]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:37:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/NoMa-125edited.jpg
Have you ever wanted to take in a movie while lying underneath the stars? Well, here's your chance.

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<![CDATA[Burger King Shakes Up Menu with Lucky Charms Beverage]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:44:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/armus-lucky-charms-shake.jpg
They're magically delicious — and now, they're in a milkshake. Lucky Charms cereal will appear in a limited-edition shake at select Burger King locations, the fast-food chain announced Tuesday. At $2.99,...

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<![CDATA[Get Outta Town: Top 10 Nearby Beaches]]> Mon, 15 May 2017 18:04:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Assateague-shutterstock_117408220.jpg
No, Waikiki isn't on the list -- we're looking at the best beaches within an easy drive of the DMV. Get ready to vacuum the sand out of your car.

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<![CDATA[10 Places to Cool Off Within 100 Miles of DC]]> Fri, 09 Jun 2017 11:21:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/183*120/water-shutterstock_84923053.jpg
Summer's on the way! Whether you're looking for the best local water parks or want to get out (way out) in nature, read on for our picks.

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<![CDATA[What Do You Meme? The Library of Congress Wants to Know]]> Mon, 19 Jun 2017 15:18:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-613176996-meme.jpg
Well that escalated quickly: The memes that dominate your Facebook feed will soon be etched in America's official historical record. The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress has announced...

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<![CDATA[New Coffee Trends to Keep You Caffeinated]]> Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:13:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/New_Coffee_Trends_to_Keep_You_Caffeinated.jpg
Robbie Peck, co-founder of Commonwealth Joe, gives the details on nitro cold brew, a coffee that pours like a cold beer.]]>
<![CDATA[Chick-Fil-A To Offer Gluten-Free Buns]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:14:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_CHICK_FIL_A_GLUTEN_FREE_061917_1-149790016143700001.jpg
Chick-Fil-A has become the latest fast food chain to offer gluten-free options to its customers. The new gluten-free bun will come wrapped in plastic since the kitchens are not gluten-free. Customers who pay the]]>
<![CDATA[Awesome Con Brings Out Awesome People, Displays]]> Sun, 18 Jun 2017 14:10:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*154/awesome+con+4.jpg
Check out some of the costumes and displays at Awesome Con 2017 in Washington, D.C.]]>
<![CDATA[Comic Book History, Legends at Library of Congress Exhibit]]> Sat, 17 Jun 2017 07:49:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/LOA.jpg
“Library of Awesome” is a pop-up exhibit at the Thomas Jefferson Building in Washington, D.C., and represents the history and breadth of comic and graphic novels throughout history.

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<![CDATA[Five Times Athletes Have Challenged Animals]]> Sat, 17 Jun 2017 06:36:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DIT_SPO_5_TIMES_ATHLETES_VS_ANIMALS_061617-149765207316100001.jpg
With the announcement that Michael Phelps will race a shark for Discovery Channel's "Shark Week," we take a look back at five times athletes competed against animals.]]>
<![CDATA[Advertisers Strive to Show 'Real Dads']]> Sun, 18 Jun 2017 23:57:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-657869706-withchild.jpg
"Diapers don’t care who change them." That's the attitude companies are increasingly adopting when advertising products for dads. The diaper phrase, part of Procter & Gamble's #WeSeeEqual campaign from March,...

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<![CDATA[Doc Tells How Two Local Restaurants Opened, Survived]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 20:59:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20170615+Frank+Linn.jpg
Opening a restaurant is tough enough. Keeping it open is even tougher. Two restaurants in the area that have managed that feat are featured in a new documentary, "New Chefs on the Block," that...

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<![CDATA[The Costs Of Being A Dad]]> Fri, 16 Jun 2017 13:57:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dad-generic-and-son-shaving.jpg
Welcome to parenthood. You are a proud new father, simultaneously overjoyed and terrified. Since you are now responsible for another human being, you should know that the estimate of what it will cost to...

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<![CDATA[4 Your Weekend: 'The Book of Henry,' a Local Film Fest and More]]> Fri, 16 Jun 2017 20:34:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Superstar.jpg
WTOP's Jason Fraley shares what critics are saying about a new movie starring Naomi Watts and a local film festival.]]>
<![CDATA[Columbia Heights Day Fest Is Ready for the Weekend]]> Fri, 16 Jun 2017 16:27:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ColumbiaHeightsDayFestival061617.jpg
The 12th annual Columbia Heights Day Festival returns Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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<![CDATA["The Originalist" Returns to Washington, DC]]> Fri, 16 Jun 2017 12:55:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/_The_Originalist__Play_Returns_to_Washington_D.C..jpg
Actor Edward Gero talks with NBC4's Meagan Fitzgerald about a play focusing on the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Gero stars in the play titled "The Originalist." He talks about meeting...]]>
<![CDATA[Ebony Fashion Fair Exhibit Opens]]> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:46:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Ebony_Fashion_Fair_Exhibit_Opens.jpg
The new Textile Museum is featuring a 50 year restrospective on the most memorable moments of the Ebony Fashion Fair. News4's Barbara Harrison reports.]]>
<![CDATA['Hedwig and the Angry Inch' Coming to Kennedy Center]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 12:53:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Actor_Euan_Morton_Tells_Us_About_His_New_Musical.jpg
"Hedwig and the Angry Inch" is coming to the Kennedy Center. Actor Euan Morton shares more more about the musical and where to get tickets.]]>
<![CDATA['White Skittles' for U.K. Pride Month Are Drawing Backlash]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:07:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/skittles-and-tesco-crop.jpg
An all-white, limited edition of Skittles sold in the U.K. has ignited internet debate over what some critics are calling a tone-deaf marketing scheme to celebrate LGBT Pride month. Skittles partnered...

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<![CDATA[Foo Fighters to Open at Newest Venue by 9:30 Club Owner]]> Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:18:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Grohl_Anthem_Crop.jpg
The Anthem, a new music venue opening in D.C. this October, just announced their debut headlining band: The Foo Fighters, slated to take the stage for an Oct. 12 grand opening show.

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<![CDATA['Boy Meets World' House Finds a Buyer]]> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 10:15:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/knbc-boy-meets-world-house-for-sale-tn-3.jpg
A Studio City house featured in the 1990s TV sitcom "Boy Meets World" has sold for $1.29 million, a spokeswoman for the real estate agency said.

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<![CDATA[Seattle’s Space Needle Set for Renovation]]> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:10:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/SAMPLE+TIMELINE.00_00_02_21.Still002.jpg
Starting in September, the 55-year-old Space Needle will undergo renovations to add a floor-to-ceiling glass observation deck and a glass restaurant floor.

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<![CDATA[Holocaust Museum Crowdfunds to Preserve Diaries]]> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:59:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/RDiary.jpg
The Holocaust Museum hopes to raise $250,000 to catalogue, digitize and make public more than 200 diaries written by Jewish refugees during World War II.

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<![CDATA[Warriors' Game 3 Win Earns America a Free Taco Tuesday]]> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:29:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/taco-bell-doritos.jpg
Taco Bell challenged the Eastern and Western Conference winners to "steal a road game" during the tournament and offered to give free Doritos Locos Tacos to everyone in return. Thanks to the Warriors' 118-113

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<![CDATA[Barbecue and Grilling Week Comes to DC]]> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:41:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/BBQ_Week_DC.jpg
More than 25 restaurants across are putting together special offers for you to sample next week as part of Barbecue and Grilling Week. Chef Edward Reavis from All Set Restaurant and Bar stopped by...]]>
<![CDATA[Michelle Obama Reveals 'Secret' No One Noticed About Barack]]> Mon, 12 Jun 2017 09:40:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/secreto+barack+obama+tuxedo008.jpg
At an appearance at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference, Michelle Obama talked about her life after the White House. She also made an unusual revelation about former President Barack Obama.

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<![CDATA[7 Ways to Stay Cool and Safe During the Heat Wave]]> Mon, 12 Jun 2017 14:31:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20160706+Hot+Weather+in+DC.jpg
Temperatures are blazing this week, but you don’t have to suffer. Here are seven tips to keep cool and safe despite the heat.

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<![CDATA[Equality March Steps Out After Capital Pride Parade Rerouted]]> Sun, 11 Jun 2017 14:03:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/211*120/20170610+Capital+Pride3.jpg
The Equality March in Washington was endorsed by virtually every major national advocacy group working on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.

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<![CDATA[56-Foot-Long MLK Mural Dismantled at DC Library]]> Thu, 08 Jun 2017 21:09:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DC_Library_Renovation_Begins_With_Dismantling_56_Foot_Long_M.jpg
A 56-foot-long mural paying tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. has been up for more than 30 years. Workers carefully took down the mural to begin renovations at the MLK Library in downtown D.C.]]>
<![CDATA[DC Crosswalks Get Rainbow Colors for Pride Weekend]]> Sat, 10 Jun 2017 09:05:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DB5CIpgXcAAEpzl.jpg
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and a team of volunteers painted a crosswalk with rainbow colors in honor of Pride Weekend.

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<![CDATA[Bon Jovi's Sublime NYC Duplex Is on the Market -- See Inside]]> Fri, 09 Jun 2017 09:35:16 -0400 according to Curbed. It's now on the market for $17.25 million. The property is listed by the Robby Browne Team at Corcoran. See the full listing here.]]> according to Curbed. It's now on the market for $17.25 million. The property is listed by the Robby Browne Team at Corcoran. See the full listing here.]]> http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/150CharlesSt4BSFOR+PRINTS4.jpg
Rocker Jon Bon Jovi has put his sublime West Village duplex on the market. Take a look inside.

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<![CDATA[Laverne Cox Wax Figure on Display for DC Pride Weekend]]> Fri, 09 Jun 2017 16:07:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/RLaverne+Cox609.jpg
A strikingly lifelike wax figure of Cox is in D.C. for Capital Pride weekend.

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<![CDATA[4 Your Weekend: Capital Pride]]> Fri, 09 Jun 2017 17:13:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-116013606_CapitalPride.jpg
The Capital Pride Parade kicks off at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Expect road closures from 1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. starting at 22nd and P streets NW and ending at 14th and S streets NW. Then, the Equality March begins...

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<![CDATA[Free Shaolin Jazz Film Series Premieres In June]]> Thu, 08 Jun 2017 16:52:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/SHAOLINJAZZ2.jpg
In June, Shaolin Jazz will bring their acclaimed “CAN I KICK IT?” film series to Freedom Plaza in Northwest D.C.

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<![CDATA[Beach Boys, Plus Stamos and McGrath, to Perform at 'A Capitol Fourth']]> Tue, 06 Jun 2017 18:38:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20170606+A+Capitol+Fourth.jpg
The Beach Boys -- with two well-know replacements -- will headline PBS' "A Capitol Fourth," the big July 4 concert on the West Lawn of the Capitol building.

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<![CDATA['Milk' Screening Kicks Off Capital Pride]]> Wed, 07 Jun 2017 13:06:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Capital_Pride_Events_Start_Wednesday_Night.jpg
Academy-Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black joins News4's Wendy Rieger to discuss Wednesday night's screening of "Milk." The sold-out film screening kicks off Capital Pride events this week.]]>
<![CDATA[DC Bouncers Learn How to Prevent, Respond to Terrorism]]> Thu, 08 Jun 2017 10:14:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ResizedSecurity.jpg
Robert Smith, a 20-year veteran of the San Diego Police Department, will teach a terrorism response training to D.C. restaurant, bar and nightclub bouncers Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[36th Annual Celebrate Fairfax! This Weekend]]> Tue, 06 Jun 2017 18:09:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/36th_Annual_Celebrate_Fairfax%21_This_Weekend.jpg
Crews are setting up for the 36th annual Celebrate Fairfax! Festival the event will be held from 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at 12000 Government...]]>
<![CDATA[Free Screening and Q&A with Academy Award Winner]]> Fri, 02 Jun 2017 19:21:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20170602+Milk.jpg
This Wednesday, kick off Capital Pride weekend with NBC4, Focus Features and Academy Award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black at a special screening of “Milk” at the Landmark E-Street Cinema in Northwest...]]>
<![CDATA[Check Out the Eiffel Tower’s Zip Line]]> Tue, 06 Jun 2017 11:51:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ziplinefrenchtower.jpg
A half-mile zip line from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower lets people zoom over the City of Light, as a way to celebrate the French Open, being held in Paris.]]>
<![CDATA[The Right Paint Color Can Increase Your Home's Value: Zillow]]> Tue, 06 Jun 2017 08:44:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/suburban+home+generic.png
A blue bathroom instantly increases a home's value, "Today" reported, citing a Zillow analysis that found the color adds $5,440 more than expected to home sale prices. "Color can be a powerful tool for...

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