<![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, 04 Jul 2015 06:31:07 -0400 Sat, 04 Jul 2015 06:31:07 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[People Line Up for a Look at Declaration of Independence]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 20:45:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Declaration+of+Independence+at+National+Archives.jpg
People line up at the National Archives for a look at the Declaration of Independence. News4’s Zachary Kiesch reports.

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<![CDATA[DMV Fireworks Finder: 2015 Edition]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 11:07:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_225814846.jpg
There are plenty of places for DMV residents to see fireworks on the Fourth of July. Whether you take a trip to the National Mall to see the monuments light up, or find a viewing spot close to home, the...

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<![CDATA[Sex and the City Author Candace Bushnell Discusses Her New Book]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 01:24:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/candace-bushnell.jpg
Candace Bushnell, author of the "Sex and the City" anthology that was adapted into the popular HBO series and movies, discusses life as a novelist and her new book, "Killing Monica."]]>
<![CDATA[10 Things Deadheads Should Know Before Chicago Shows]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 22:39:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0626-2015-GratefulDead.jpg
Ten things Deadheads should know before the band's highly-anticipated festival at Soldier Field.

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<![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[Racing Presidents Welcome Calvin]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:05:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-07-01_1402.jpg
When President William Howard Taft was added to an exclusive lineup of Racing Presidents more than two years ago, it was big news. There was hype. There was anticipation. So leave it to a president nicknamed...

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<![CDATA[Your Summer 2015 Outdoor Movie Rundown]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:42:10 -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[New 'Beach' Installed at National Building Museum]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 20:25:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/National+Building+Museum+Beach.jpg
Forget the sunscreen! You can now enjoy a day at the beach -- inside! The National Building Museum built a "beach" using one million plastic balls. Tom Sherwood reports.

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<![CDATA[American History Museum Reopens Wing -- With a LEGO Flag]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:47:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/199*120/frontflag_ah.JPG
It's time to get that pinwheel spinning and celebrate America's innovations of the past, present and future. The National Museum of American History opened its newly renovated first-floor exhibitions Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: American History Museum Debuts New Wing]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:17:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/moneywheel_ah.JPG
Check out the National Museum of American History West Wing renovation in this snapshot of what it has to offer.

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<![CDATA[Peas in Guacamole? Obama Weighs in on Twitter Debate ]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:15:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/guacamole-GettyImages-456804252.gif
President Barack Obama has a message for The New York Times: please don't pass the peas.

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<![CDATA[National Mall Fireworks: Access Points; Prohibited Items]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:03:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_81018511.jpg
Wherever you sit, the fireworks on the National Mall are sure to be spectacular. Check out entry points to the National Mall, Capitol Grounds and viewing spots along the George Washington Parkway.

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<![CDATA[Best DMV Summer Ever: 99 Days of Fun]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:26:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_74345398.jpg
#BESTDMVSUMMER: Want to make this your best summer ever? You got it. We're dishing up 99 days of fun activities, local events, recipe ideas and more, so you can make the most of your summer in and around

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<![CDATA[Gov. Cuts Ribbon, Shares Donut at New Manassas Business]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:58:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011011640_1200x675_473869379586.jpg
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe cuts the ribbon at Paradise Donuts in Manassas.]]>
<![CDATA[Sparks May Fly But D.C. Is a 'No Drone Zone' This July 4 ]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:46:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/nodronezoneleaveitathome.jpg
The Federal Aviation Administration is reminding residents and visitors that Washington D.C. is a “No Drone Zone.”

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<![CDATA[World Police & Fire Games: Map, Event Schedule]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:41:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20150616+World+Police+Fire+Games+Toughest+Competitor.jpg
The World Police and Fire Games kicked off in Fairfax on Friday. Scores of first responders are going head-to-head in 61 sports at venues across the region through July 5.]]>
<![CDATA[Turn It Up: News4's #bestDMVsummer Playlists]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:12:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_131668859.jpg
News4's Spotify playlists have your melodious solution. We've asked everyone from our news director to our summer interns to compile their own Summer 2015 playlists for an upbeat adventure.

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<![CDATA[Your Summer DMV Concert Roundup]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 08:58:01 -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[Foo Fighters to Play Fourth at RFK Stadium]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:05:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP672798431602.jpg
The Foo Fighters confirmed on Twitter Monday their July 4 show at RFK Stadium is a go despite frontman Dave Grohl's broken leg.]]>
<![CDATA[Capital Fringe: New Art Forms (and an Apocalypse With Cats)]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 08:52:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/capitalfringe2015.jpg
Support the non-traditional theater art in D.C. at the Capital Fringe Festival this July 9-26 and July 29-August 2.

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<![CDATA[The Ultimate Nats & Orioles Summer Guide]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 15:33:36 -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[Selfie Stick Ban Coming to Disney World, Disneyland]]> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:19:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/94889901.jpg
Don't bring your selfie stick to Disney World. Officials announced Friday that a ban takes effect Tuesday at all four Disney theme parks in Orlando as well as at Disney's water parks and Disney Quest, a...]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Tests New Pork Sandwich]]> Sat, 27 Jun 2015 20:51:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/happy+meal+new.jpg
McDonald’s has a new pork item on its menu. The world’s largest hamburger chain has debuted a new pulled pork sandwich in at least one Midwest market. The McDonald’s of Northern Indiana, which operates...

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<![CDATA[Godfather of Go-Go to Be Featured on "Unsung"]]> Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:52:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-109059769+%281%29.jpg
TV One’s music documentary series "Unsung" will tonight profile local legend Chuck Brown in "Unsung: The Story of Chuck Brown and Go-Go."]]>
<![CDATA[Bradley Whitford to Host Capitol Fourth Celebration]]> Wed, 24 Jun 2015 06:37:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-451715516+%281%29.jpg
Actor Bradley Whitford will be the host for the annual July Fourth concert on the National Mall.

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<![CDATA[Best Waterfront Bars From Georgetown to Annapolis]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:03:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_2578229411.jpg
A cold beer or frozen drink on a hot afternoon cures all. The only thing better? Enjoying that icy libation while taking in a beautiful waterfront sunset.

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<![CDATA[Lights, Camera, DMV: Shows, Movies Filmed Right Here]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 17:01:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/veep15_18.jpg
"Scandal," "NCIS" and "Homeland" may pose as D.C. stories, but none are actually filmed nearby. Soon, "Veep" will depart from its Maryland home and join the ranks of projects filmed in southern California...]]>
<![CDATA[Astronomy Fest Bring Spaces to National Mall]]> Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:22:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AstroFest_03+%281%29.jpg
Look at the stars with experts during the sixth annual Astronomy Festival on the National Mall.

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Miss D.C. 2015 Pageant]]> Tue, 16 Jun 2015 17:17:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/missdc15_01.jpg
Eighteen contestants faced off in the 2015 Miss District of Columbia Pageant at Arena Stage on June 14. Photos by Andy Jones.

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<![CDATA[Folklife Festival Celebrates Peru on the National Mall]]> Tue, 16 Jun 2015 15:17:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-101021751.jpg
The National Mall will transform into Peru for two weeks with the Smithsonian Folklife Festival starting June 24-28 and continuing July 1-5.

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Celebrating Capital Pride]]> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 12:14:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/rainbowhat_pride.jpg
D.C.'s Capital Pride flooded the streets in rainbow this weekend and we've got the photo recap. Check out our gallery for all the fun you may have missed or want to relive again.

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<![CDATA[Redskins Announce Training Camp Schedule]]> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 06:41:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-453831984.jpg
The Washington Redskins have announced their schedule for this summer's training camp in Richmond.

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<![CDATA[It's All Real: AFI DOCS Film Fest Returns]]> Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:34:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-105755717.jpg
With more than 80 films from 25 countries, AFI DOCS provides a break from the summer heat and an opportunity to take in a variety of films, including four world premieres.

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<![CDATA[Parade, Festival Celebrates Capital Pride in D.C.]]> Sun, 14 Jun 2015 08:42:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-116013606_CapitalPride.jpg
This year's Capital Pride festivities will be a blast from the past, with a number of "flashback" events recognizing the history of gay pride in D.C.

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<![CDATA[Prince to Hold Concert in D.C. This Weekend]]> Thu, 11 Jun 2015 08:39:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20150610+Prince2.jpg
Prince will headline a surprise concert in D.C. this weekend.

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<![CDATA[D.C. Circulator's National Mall Route Starts Sunday]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:56:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/meowCirculator.jpg
The D.C. Circulator National Mall route will open for service Sunday, according to the D.C. National Park Service.]]>
<![CDATA[Important Stuff: Chesapeake Crab & Beer Fest]]> Mon, 08 Jun 2015 14:08:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_125308031.jpg
Crabs and beer. That's what Maryland does. Add more beer, live music and arts and crafts, and you’ve got the Chesapeake Crab and Beer Festival, coming up Saturday at the Inner Harbor in Baltimore.

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<![CDATA[Stars Offer Preview of Disney's "Newsies"]]> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 13:48:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000010771221_1200x675_460607555609.jpg
Disney's "Newsies" begins a two-week run at National Theatre Tuesday night. A couple of the stars dropped by NBC4 to tell more about the musical and their careers.]]>