<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2014 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, 25 Oct 2014 06:27:15 -0400 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:27:15 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Find D.C.-Area Haunted Houses & Ghost Tours]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:50:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_25302445.jpg
Explore haunted hayrides or spooky zombie trails to spice up your Halloween experience.

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<![CDATA[Three Ballets in One Start Season at Washington Ballet]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:40:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008291007_1200x675_347584579964.jpg
Washington Ballet Artistic Director Septime Webre and dancers Andile Ndlovu and Carly Wheaton preview the start of the new season. News4's Barbara Harrison reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Check Out "Nature's Best Photography"]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:39:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/1GrandPrize_TinManLee%281%29+copy.jpg
Washington, D.C.'s National Museum of Natural History's annual "Nature's Best Photography" exhibition showcases 60 large-format prints of this year's most breathtaking nature

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<![CDATA[Your D.C.-Area Fall Festival Roundup ]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:47:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_113523676.jpg
See our picks for the best fall fun.

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<![CDATA[Week of Fun: Halloween Edition ]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:44:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_220961677.jpg
Are you tired of haunted houses or trick-or-treating? Venture out of the box and check out these events to make your Halloween week full of spooky fun.]]>
<![CDATA[Why You May Spot Teal Pumpkins This Halloween]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:45:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/NC-teal-pumpkins.jpg
Halloween can be challenging for kids who have food allergies. However, the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) has started a new campaign called the “Teal Pumpkin Project” which aims to make...
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<![CDATA[Best Spots to Watch the Marathon -- and Where to Eat After]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:38:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008276956_1200x675_346735683959.jpg
The Washington Post's Lavanya Ramanathan shares how to find the best spot to watch the Marine Corps Marathon and where to eat after the race. She previews the Kids Euro Festival and the annual Dupont High...]]>
<![CDATA[Homemade Pumpkin and Apple Recipes]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:36:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008276902_1200x675_346735171628.jpg
Parenting and lifestyle expert Simone Jones Tyner and her daughter Journey share their favorite homemade pumpkin and apple recipes.]]>
<![CDATA[Three Film Festivals to Entertain This October]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:46:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/240*120/20141020+Film+Fest.jpg
Three film festivals are bringing culture and perspectives from around the world to D.C. this October.]]>
<![CDATA[Quiz: How Pumpkin Savvy Are You?]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:07:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/pumpkin-177531910.jpg
How much do you know about pumpkins?

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<![CDATA[Metro to Shut Down Blue Line for Concert for Valor]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:02:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tlmd_brucespringsteenpng_bim.jpg
Metro plans to shut down the Blue Line on Veterans Day to help shuttle the hundreds of thousands of people expected to attend the Concert for Valor.

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<![CDATA[Ocean City Restaurant Week & Oktoberfest]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:38:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_100188380.jpg
The Ocean City beaches aren't throwing in the towel just yet. Even though cooler weather has rolled in, Ocean City is celebrating two big events this month: OC Restaurant Week and Oktoberfest.

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<![CDATA[Chef José Andrés to Open Fast-Casual Restaurant]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:20:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*120/112910JoseAndres01.jpg
World-renowned chef José Andrés, known best for his D.C. restaurants Zatinya and Jaleo, will open his first fast-casual eatery in Foggy Bottom this spring, according to a George Washington University...]]>
<![CDATA[Fall Harvest Fest at Sky Meadows Park]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:40:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/183*120/skymeadowsff.jpg
Celebrate the changing season with a fall harvest festival in the rolling hills of Sky Meadows State Park.

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<![CDATA[Top Problem-Solving Gadgets]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:18:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008174680_1200x675_342442563803.jpg
Gadgets can both complicate our lives -- and make them easier. Steve Greenberg, author of "Gadget Nation," is focusing on the "easier" part.]]>
<![CDATA[Kids Join Michelle Obama for Harvest of White House Garden]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:02:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Michelle+Obama+White+House+Kitchen+Garden+Harvest+457212878.jpg
Elementary school students joined first lady Michelle Obama for the fall harvest of the White House Kitchen Garden Tuesday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Rihanna, Bruce Springsteen to Perform on National Mall]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:08:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_85311610.jpg
The Concert for Valor will honor America's veterans live on the National Mall.

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<![CDATA[Metro Concerned About Huge Crowd for Concert for Valor]]> Sat, 11 Oct 2014 07:44:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*140/tlmd_155299538.jpg
Transportation leaders are scrambling to put together a game plan for a Veterans Day concert on the National Mall.

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<![CDATA[Director Ted Melfi Previews New Film]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:39:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/216*120/2014-10-09_1438.jpg
Director, screenwriter and producer Ted Melfi shares the inspirations behind his new film, "St. Vincent," starring Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy.]]>
<![CDATA[Joey Chestnut to Tackle Taste of D.C.]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:20:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008139182_1200x675_340153923761.jpg
Barbara is joined by world champion competitive eater Joey Chestnut to discuss past victories and future expectations at Ben's Chilli Bowl's upcoming eating competition at Taste of D.C.]]>
<![CDATA[Columbia Heights Day, Taste of D.C. & More]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:23:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008123983_1200x675_339582019563.jpg
The Washington Post's Lavanya Ramanathan previews top weekend events: Columbia Heights Day, Taste of D.C. and the Courthouse Arts & Craft Beer Festival.]]>
<![CDATA[Pumpkins: From "Food of Last Resort" to Fall Flavor King]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:29:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/451601919.jpg
Fall is in full swing and so is the seasonal menu staple no one can escape: pumpkin spice. The autumnal flavor, long found in pies, breads, and beers, experienced a boom in popularity in recent decades and...

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<![CDATA[Lunar Eclipse Arrived to Coincide With 'Blood Moon' ]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 10:13:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/bloodmoon.jpg
Early risers were treated to the sight of a lunar eclipse that coincided with a full "blood moon."]]>
<![CDATA[Casey Wilson Remembers the Titans]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:15:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008097835_1200x675_338750531543.jpg
Casey Wilson, star of the new NBC show "Marry Me," remembers her Alexandria, Virginia, roots.]]>
<![CDATA[Vendemmia Wine Festival in Wilmington ]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:40:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_78273733.jpg
More than 3,000 wine lovers are expected to meet up Sunday, Oct. 12 for the Societa da Vinci Vendemmia Wine Festival in Wilmington.

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<![CDATA[Black Keys' "Turn Blue" World Tour at Verizon Center]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:15:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/AY9Q0020.jpg
The tour supports the Black Keys' highly anticipated new album, "Turn Blue."

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<![CDATA[Giants-Chomping Dinosaur Shows Natitude]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:54:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/161*120/spinodino_natitude_thumbnail.jpg
The museum's spinosaurus eats Giants for breakfast, it seems.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Washington Senators Win 1924 World Series]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 07:18:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/1002-worldseries.jpg
The Library of Congress dug up a four-minute video of the Washington Senators winning the 1924 World Series against the Giants.]]>
<![CDATA[Ben Feldman Talks "A to Z" Premiere]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 16:36:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Ben+Feldman+154592895.jpg
Actor Ben Feldman shares what fans can expect to see on NBC's new romantic comedy "A to Z."

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<![CDATA["Evita" at Kennedy Center Opera House]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:53:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008032506_1200x675_336314435865.jpg
"Evita" stars Caroline Bowman and Sean McLaughlin tell what audiences can expect from the musical now at Kennedy Center Opera House.]]>
<![CDATA[Excitement Builds as Nats Prep to Take On Giants]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 14:33:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/456273266.jpg
The region's been waiting with baited breath since the Nats clinched their entry into the playoffs in mid-September. Friday, all the excitement will come to a head as gates for the game open a full two and...

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<![CDATA[Nats Fans Line Up Before Dawn]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 07:17:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/2014-10-03_0606.jpg
There are still a few standing-room-only tickets available at Nats Park for Game 1 of the NLDS, and a growing line of fans was forming even before dawn on Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Not Going to the Nats Game? Join the Party Anyway]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 07:31:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008056012_1200x675_337313347660.jpg
The Yards Park is hosting a celebration featuring food, live music, and a chance to watch the game on TV if you haven't gotten your hands on the hottest tickets in town.]]>
<![CDATA[#WerthGoesGnome Hunt: 100 Hidden Across D.C. Area]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 20:01:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/189*120/2014-10-02_0624.png
The Nationals have hidden nearly 100 Jayson Werth gnomes all over the D.C. area -- and six of them will entitle the finders to a pair of tickets to Game 2 of the NLDS.

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<![CDATA[Wilson Building Goes Red for Nats Playoffs]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 06:15:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/2014-10-02_0614.jpg
Washingtonians are seeing red -- Nationals red, that is.]]>
<![CDATA["Driving Miss Daisy" at Ford's Theatre]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 14:12:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/217*120/2014-10-03_1411.jpg
The cast of the play "Driving Miss Daisy" stopped by to chat about the production.]]>
<![CDATA[Metro to Run Extra Trains for Nationals Playoff Games]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:01:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/456220724.jpg
The Nationals open the playoffs Friday.

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<![CDATA[Nats Park Preps for Post-Season]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:10:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2014-10-01_0909.jpg
Even if you're not heading to an NLDS game, consider the celebration at The Yards nearby.]]>