<![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-usTue, 23 May 2017 13:20:34 -0400Tue, 23 May 2017 13:20:34 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[JFK Centennial: Smithsonian, KenCen Hold Special Events]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 17:20:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_630726098.jpg
This week into next, the Smithsonian and the Kennedy Center will commemorate the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's birth with displays and performances that honor his memory, values and dreams for...

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<![CDATA[Wawa to Open 'Restaurant-Style Location' in DC]]> Thu, 18 May 2017 12:43:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/051817+wawa+food+line.jpg
The beloved convenience store/take-out restaurant/gas station chain has a location planned for the nation's capital, the company announced Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Free Outdoor Movies in the DMV]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:57:51 -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[Sale Pending for Walt Disney's Technicolor Desert Retreat]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 07:02:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/knbc-walt-disney-palm-springs-house-tn-2.jpg
A Palm Springs home where Walt Disney and his wife spent their twilight years is in the process of being sold.

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<![CDATA[Vote for Your Favorites in the RAMMY Awards!]]> Tue, 04 Apr 2017 09:05:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/197*120/2017-04-04_0904.png
Vote for your favorite restaurants in the public voting categories of the RAMMYS, D.C.'s premiere restaurant awards!
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<![CDATA[See Inside Cyndi Lauper's Connecticut Estate, Now for Sale]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 07:53:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Cyndi+Lauper+and+house+1.jpg
Cyndi Lauper’s home in Stamford, Connecticut, is for sale, listed at $1.25 million. The French Country Colonial-style estate sits on the 1.58-acre property. The 3885-square-foot home's interior was designed...

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<![CDATA[Weekend Entertainment: 'Alien: Covenant,' Ballet, Concerts]]> Fri, 19 May 2017 17:55:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018843350_1200x675_948530755833.jpg
WTOP entertainment editor Jason Fraley reviews the new movie "Alien: Covenant" and has information on a ballet at The Kennedy Center and two concerts this weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[2017 Cannes Red Carpet]]> Sun, 21 May 2017 05:57:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/TryptichCannes.jpg
The 70th Cannes Film Festival opened Wednesday, May 17, in Cote D'Azur amid heightened security measures, restricted access and even an anti-drone system.]]>
<![CDATA[April the Giraffe's Baby Is Probably Bigger Than You]]> Sun, 21 May 2017 10:23:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_17105735261797.jpg
In just over a month, the baby giraffe that gained a following when his mother, April, was pregnant with him, is growing up big and strong.

Photo Credit: Animal Adventure Park via AP
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<![CDATA[Embassy Chefs Battle to Be the Best This Weekend]]> Fri, 19 May 2017 13:01:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018839435_1200x675_948215875729.jpg
Embassy chefs will battle to be named the best while sharing dishes from their country. Chef Francis Otoo from the Embassy of Ghana stopped by News4 Midday to share more about the challenge and the food he...]]>
<![CDATA[7-Eleven's Bring Your Own Cup Day Returns This Weekend]]> Wed, 17 May 2017 14:18:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/byocslurpee.jpg
Slurpee fans, rejoice! 7-Eleven is celebrating the start of "Slurpee season" with Bring Your Own Cup Day.

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<![CDATA[Anacostia Bookstore Planned in Slain Reporter's Memory]]> Wed, 17 May 2017 21:26:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/swalec-2.png
Charnice Milton loved to read, and plans are underway now to open a children's bookstore in her memory.

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<![CDATA[Old Metrorail Car Gets Second Life as Shopping Destination]]> Wed, 17 May 2017 19:11:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20170518+Metro.jpg
Sliced up and broken apart, an old 4000 series Metro railcar is now home to pop-up retail shops at the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro station.]]>
<![CDATA[7 Dog-Friendly Virginia Wineries ]]> Sun, 07 May 2017 13:06:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20170507+Vineyard+Dogs.jpg
Want to get away from D.C. for a day but don't want to leave your dog behind? These seven dog-friendly wineries in Virginia make the perfect day trip or weekend getaway.]]>
<![CDATA[Time to Feast on Maryland Crabs Is Now]]> Wed, 17 May 2017 18:14:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_16153490509883.jpg
Though crab season in Maryland begins in April, many folks don't start thinking about crab feasts until Memorial Day weekend, but crab lovers may want to think again. Watermen in parts of southern Anne...

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<![CDATA[The Most Expensive House in the Country]]> Wed, 17 May 2017 17:44:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/LXTV+Most+Expensive+House+THUMB2.jpg
The $250 million home, located in Bel Air, California, includes a fleet of luxury cars and a private helicopter. See more of what’s inside the most expensive home in the U.S.]]>
<![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[Dine N Dash: Grab Bites From Dozens of Local Restaurants]]> Wed, 17 May 2017 14:32:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018811383_1200x675_946241603850.jpg
For one night, 30 restaurants in D.C. will open their doors for Dine-N-Dash, a fundraiser for World Central Kitchen. Those who pay tickets will receive a wristband and a map to stop in at local restaurants...]]>
<![CDATA[Customers Getting Chance at 'Marshmallow Only' Lucky Charms]]> Wed, 17 May 2017 13:15:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-455979736.jpg
For fans of one classic cereal, your dream has come true: Lucky Charms is giving away boxes full of just marshmallows. General Mills announced that, starting this month, 10,000 boxes of the sweet...

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<![CDATA[Lucky Charms to Give Away Boxes with Marshmallows Only]]> Wed, 17 May 2017 13:45:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/luckycharms.jpg
General Mills is holding a contest to give away 10,000 boxes of Lucky Charms filled with only marshmallows.]]>
<![CDATA[Ducklings Waddle Up New Ramp at Capitol Reflecting Pool]]> Tue, 16 May 2017 20:33:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cms-%281%294.jpg
Two new ramps have been installed at the U.S. Capitol Reflecting Pool to provide easier water access to families of ducks -- and the ducklings have already figured out how to use the new amenity.

Photo Credit: Architect of the Capitol
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<![CDATA[200 Nude Models to Descend on Times Square]]> Wed, 17 May 2017 10:47:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/173*120/7916naked.jpg
Nude and semi-nude people in Times Square, no big deal. Two hundred nude people in Times Square ... that's a little less ordinary. A non-profit called Human Connection Arts said Tuesday it plans a "public art...]]>
<![CDATA[Frank Lloyd Wright's Home in Chicago Suburb Listed at $1.07M]]> Tue, 16 May 2017 21:37:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/flw+house+thumb.jpg
Frank Lloyd Wright's iconic Laura Gale house is up for sale in a Chicago suburb, with an asking price of $1.075 million.

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<![CDATA['Smile Project' Carnival & Concert Coming to RFK]]> Tue, 16 May 2017 17:20:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Smile-2017-05-16_11131.jpg
Get those pearly whites ready -- the Smile Project Carnival and Concert comes to D.C. the first weekend of June.

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Miss DC Crowned Miss USA for Second Year in Row]]> Mon, 15 May 2017 11:55:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/miss-usa-2017.jpg
The District of Columbia has won back-to-back Miss USA titles! Kara McCullough, a 25-year-old chemist working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, was crowned Sunday during the event that took place...

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<![CDATA[DC Street Art You'll Want to Post on Instagram ASAP]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:52:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dc-street-art.jpg
Sure, D.C. has an extensive selection of art museums and galleries you can visit, but often you don't even need to step foot inside one to see some of the most captivating art in the city.

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<![CDATA[Schedule Set for Washington Redskins Training Camp]]> Mon, 15 May 2017 14:50:34 -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[The 'Donut Man' Draws Crowds to His Route 66 Shop]]> Tue, 16 May 2017 03:48:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-566026249.jpg
Nearly every morning since 1972, Jim Nakano has started his day at his Glendora doughnut shop with a cup of coffee and a fresh buttermilk doughnut. The two in hand, he greets new and longtime customers as they...

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<![CDATA[How to Make a Black-Eyed Susan]]> Mon, 15 May 2017 18:14:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/blackeyedsusan.jpg
The Black-Eyed Susan is the official drink of the Preakness. Find out how you can make one of your own while watching the race.

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<![CDATA[Girl, 14, Loved Burrito So Much She Took 'Wedding' Photos ]]> Mon, 15 May 2017 13:13:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/051217+main+burrito+wedding+photo.jpg
What if you loved a burrito so much you married it? A teenager in Loudoun County, Virginia, loved a burrito so much she had beautiful, backlit "wedding" photos taken with it.

Photo Credit: Laura René Photography]]>
<![CDATA[Thousands Participate in DC Bike Ride]]> Sun, 14 May 2017 23:37:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018773634_1200x675_943755843897.jpg
Cyclists took over the streets of D.C. for the second annual DC Bike Ride. News4's Aimee Cho reports.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Architect of the Capitol Flies Drone Above Dome]]> Fri, 12 May 2017 12:34:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-166274033.jpg
A drone buzzed the U.S. Capitol dome Friday morning -- with permission.

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<![CDATA[How to Write a Good Mother's Day Card]]> Fri, 12 May 2017 12:48:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cardsGettyImages-488591684.jpg
You may not have decided on what to do for Mother's Day. But at least your mom can expect a card. Nearly 80 percent of Americans plan on purchasing greeting cards for the special women in their lives...

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<![CDATA[4 Your Weekend: 'Snatched,' 'Macbeth' & 'Smart People']]> Fri, 12 May 2017 19:26:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018767060_1200x675_942763075858.jpg
WTOP Entertainment Editor Jason Fraley reviews the new movie "Snatched" along with a new production of Macbeth and the play "Smart People" at Arena Stage.]]>
<![CDATA[Cyclists Hit the Streets Sunday for DC Bike Ride]]> Tue, 09 May 2017 13:51:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_628437401.jpg
The one day of the year bicyclists can get views of D.C. normally reserved for cars returns Sunday.

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<![CDATA[15 NJ Towns Perfect for a Summery Getaway]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:04:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/SpringLakeNJPhotoGallery.jpg
Looking for something in driving distance but still want to get out of the DMV area?

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<![CDATA[Shakespeare's 'Timon of Athens' Comes to Folger Theatre]]> Thu, 11 May 2017 12:35:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000018750708_1200x675_941493827897.jpg
Actors Maboud Ebrahimzadeh and Ian Merrill Peakes join NBC4's Erika Gonzalez to discuss their roles in the production of Timon of Athens at Folger Threatre, which will run until June 11.]]>
<![CDATA[6 Tips to Stay Safe When You Bike in DC]]> Sat, 13 May 2017 07:57:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_531656446.jpg
DC Bike Ride returns for its second year on Sunday. As the weather gets nicer, use your bike to get in some exercise -- but stay safe while doing so.

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<![CDATA[Heading to the Beach? Try These Shortcuts]]> Wed, 10 May 2017 07:05:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-2448635.jpg
Hitting the beach always sounds like a pretty good idea, but dealing with the traffic can be a headache.

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<![CDATA[#Winsday! 3 DC Teams Vie for Wins Wednesday]]> Wed, 10 May 2017 12:46:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dc+sports+team.jpg
Three D.C. sports teams will battle it out for wins Wednesday night. The Capitals will confront the Penguins, the Wizards will take on the Celtics and the Nationals will play game three of the Battle of the...]]>
<![CDATA[Häagen-Dazs Free Cone Day Is Tuesday]]> Tue, 09 May 2017 11:10:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/219*120/freecream.jpg
Here's the scoop. On Tuesday, May 9, Häagen-Dazs is giving away free cones in participating stores around the country from 4 to 8 p.m. local time. According to the ice cream company's website, the day...

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<![CDATA[See Inside: Chris Bosh's Pacific Palisades Estate]]> Tue, 09 May 2017 18:54:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Chris+Bosh+Pacific+Palisades.jpg


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<![CDATA[New Dove Campaign for Shaped Bottles Gets Backlash]]> Tue, 09 May 2017 12:56:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dovecampaign_1200x675.jpg
Dove debuted six body wash bottles in different shapes and sizes as part of the company's latest campaign to celebrate women and their bodies. But rather than celebrate the campaign, social media handed Dove a...

Photo Credit: Dove
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<![CDATA[Amazon Books Store Headed to Georgetown]]> Mon, 08 May 2017 13:58:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20170507+Amazon+Books.jpg
Amazon may be opening its own bookstore on a block where a Barnes and Noble closed not long ago.

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