<![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 Feb 2015 12:39:33 -0500 Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:39:33 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Capital Remodel & Garden Show Opens in Chantilly]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:06:10 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Capital+Remodel+and+Garden+Show.jpg
Dozens of vendors are showing off new products and offering advice on things like gardening, home improvement and landscaping at the Dulles Expo Center this weekend.

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<![CDATA[Leonard Nimoy and "Star Trek" Inspired the Real Astronauts]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:31:31 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/nasaenterpriseedit.jpg
The death of "Star Trek" actor Leonard Nimoy isn't just a blow to the hard-core sci-fi fans, it's a loss for real space explorers as well.

Photo Credit: NASA]]>
<![CDATA[Bacon's Barbecue Says Goodbye, For Now]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:23:01 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009626938_1200x675_405698627522.jpg
Ray Bacon talks about the closing of his Manassas Park restaurant, Bacon's Barbecue]]>
<![CDATA[Black Cat Showing "Wrath of Khan"]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:47:01 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/spock+photo-1200.JPG
The Black Cat is pre-empting its weekly "Star Trek Next Generation" happy hour Friday night to honor Leonard Nimoy.

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<![CDATA[Find D.C.-Area Ice Skating Rinks]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 17:23:17 -0500 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[KFC to Serve Edible Coffee Cups in U.K.]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:29:53 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/178*120/kfc+edible+coffee+cup+scoff-ee.jpg
Chicken lovers in the United Kingdom have a new treat to try -- edible coffee cups that will be served at KFC restaurants.

Photo Credit: Oliver Dixon/KFC]]>
<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Snow Returns to D.C.]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:33:05 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-02-26_0737_001.jpg
Snow is once again falling across the D.C. area, prompting several school systems to close or open late Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Frederick Teen Stuns Judges on "The Voice"]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:57:14 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-02-24_1817.jpg
Despite suffering from hearing loss, Frederick teen Treeva Gibson wowed judges on Monday's season premiere of "The Voice."

Photo Credit: NBC's "The Voice"
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<![CDATA["Anything Goes" at the Warner Theatre]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:20:31 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009595313_1200x675_404326467796.jpg
"Anything Goes" at the Warner Theatre -- but just for two nights. Cast members Dennis Setteducati and Mychal Phillips join us with why you won't want to miss seeing the classic musical.]]>
<![CDATA[Lottery Opens for White House Easter Egg Roll]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:47:04 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/485901889.jpg
The online lottery for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll is open. Parents with children ages 13 or younger are eligible to enter for free tickets to the annual springtime ritual, held annually on the South...

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<![CDATA[Krispy Kreme Gives Out Free Doughnuts]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:45:02 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009576529_1200x675_403418179530.jpg
Krispy Kreme locations will give out free doughnuts to its first 1,000 customers Tuesday to celebrate the opening of the chain's 1,000th store.]]>
<![CDATA[Bao Bao Gets Ready to Live on Her Own]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:01:06 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tlmd_brightcove_2067658930001_3975898610001_baobao_panda_nieve.jpg
Our little Bao Bao is growing up!
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<![CDATA[D.C. Independent Film Festival Kicks Off Wed.]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:55:51 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_101376346.jpg
The D.C. Independent Film Festival will showcase artistic and experimental films from Feb. 25 to March 1.

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<![CDATA[Waterless Nail Salon Touts Benefits]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 08:08:25 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-02-19_1349.jpg
Not a foot bath in sight! News4's Angie Goff explores D.C.'s first nail salon that doesn't use water, Varnish Lane in Friendship Heights. A co-owner says their products leave skin softer than water.]]>
<![CDATA["Sleepy Hollow" Ballet at Kennedy Center]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 18:08:59 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009549475_1200x675_402134083929.jpg
The Washington Ballet brings the historic "Sleepy Hollow" to life at the Kennedy Center.]]>
<![CDATA[Meet Your Street: The History of Wiehle and Reston]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 08:11:23 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009549766_1200x675_402155075894.jpg
Melissa Mollet looks at the history of the towns of Wiehle and Reston, and how the streets got their names.]]>
<![CDATA["King Hedley II" Examines Black America]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:27:55 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009546442_1200x675_401973827573.jpg
Cast members Bowman Wright and Jessica Frances Dukes discuss the play "King Hedley II," which examines black America through the eyes of an ex-con struggling to turn his life around.]]>
<![CDATA[Rediscovering the Classic Local Bakery]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:15:24 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009533765_1200x675_401466947672.jpg
Through the years, neighborhood bakeries have become harder to find, but they're starting to return to the scene. Lavanya Ramanathan of the Washington Post dishes on three you should check out: Dog Tag...]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Chicken Selects Returns]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 10:58:16 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/mcdonalds+chicken+selects.jpg
Watch out, Chicken McNuggets. Soon there will be a new breaded chicken dish in the house.

McDonald's announced Wednesday that Chicken Selects will return to menus nationwide next month.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Chef Jonah Kim Blends Asian Flavors]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:15:51 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009533795_1200x675_401465411855.jpg
Chef Jonah Kim is opening Yona, a Japanese noodle house, in Arlington this spring. He demonstrates some of the spicy and sweet tastes you'll find there.]]>
<![CDATA[Savor, Sip and Style Home Show in Ellicott City]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 17:03:59 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/homfeshow3.jpg
You don't have to be in the running for a new home remodel to enjoy a good home show. The Savor, Sip and Style Home Show in Ellicott City, Maryland features food and wine tastings, fashion shows and, of course...

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<![CDATA[2015 Bluegrass Jam in Richmond]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:58:24 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/181*120/bluegrass43.jpg
Although a cold front is gripping the D.C. area, you may be itching to get out of the house. If so, head down to the Richmond Bluegrass Jam this Saturday, an all-day -- and INDOOR -- music fest featuring...

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<![CDATA[Ford's Theatre Museum Closed Due to Flooding]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 19:54:31 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20682991.jpg
The museum in the basement of downtown D.C.'s Ford's Theatre is closed after a water leak flooded the facility with about an inch of water.

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<![CDATA[Crowds Converge for Massive Snowball Fight]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 18:12:26 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/adam-tuss-2015-02-17_1302_001.jpg
SNOWBALL FIGHT! Crowds converged Tuesday for a massive snowball fight at Meridian Hill Park in D.C.

Photo Credit: Adam Tuss, News4
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<![CDATA[The Ultimate Anti-Cancer Cookbook]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:05:00 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-02-18_1403.jpg
Chef and cancer survivor Pam Braun discusses the foods to consume and the foods to avoid in order to reduce the risk of cancer. Braun's book, "The Ultimate Anti-Cancer Cookbook," includes recipes for a...]]>
<![CDATA[Sprinkler at Georgetown Library Damages Historic Docs]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 20:18:20 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/216*120/2015-02-18_1230.png
A burst pipe in a sprinkler system has damaged historic collections at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library after water flooded all three floors.
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<![CDATA[Lion Cubs Wrestle, Frolic in Snow at National Zoo]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:59:40 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Untitled-1166.jpg
It may be absolutely freezing outside, but that didn't stop the National Zoo's six lion cubs from wrestling in the snow. Their playful roughhousing is likely to make all of us melt from the cuteness.

Photo Credit: Smithsonian's National Zoo
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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: First Major Snow Falls Across D.C. ]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 11:58:58 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/7e0ca257-6c7c-44f6-af58-3760225dd35b.JPG
The season's first major snow storm left D.C. residents with several inches of snow to clear -- and play in -- Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Snow Stick Challenge: #SNOWUS Your Pet]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 20:37:38 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/193*120/2015-02-17_1336.jpg
Tuesday, Pat announced a new Snow Stick challenge: #SNOWUS your pet out enjoying the snow.
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<![CDATA[Ways to Celebrate Black History Month Around D.C.]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 16:36:12 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_107987048.jpg
Black History Month isn't over yet! There are still plenty of local exhibitions, performances and activities keeping the celebration alive. Check out our list of local activities and events to expand your...

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<![CDATA[Eddie Van Halen's Rock and Roll Reinvention]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 17:55:32 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20150213+EVH+guitar.jpg
Eddie Van Halen talked reinvention, how his brother's drum playing pushed him to guitar and how to DIY an amplifier at the Smithsonian Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[SoCal Flash Mob Tango's in LAX]]> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 23:45:51 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Terminal-Tango-021515.JPG
A group of 40 local dancers took the tango to a SoCal airport terminal on Sunday to spread the Valentine's Day spirit.

Photo Credit: Joel Cooke ]]>
<![CDATA[DIY Spirits and Sweets for V-Day]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 16:30:33 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009472845_1200x675_398935107751.jpg
Tiffany MacIsaac, owner and chef at Buttercream Bakery, and Duane Sylvestre, lead bartender at Bourbon Steak, are teaming up to teach you how to make your own Valentine's Day treats.]]>
<![CDATA[True Love, Caught on Camera: Creative Public Proposals Go Viral]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 16:41:15 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ellen+proposal.jpg
As Valentine's Day approaches we decided to take a look at public marriage proposals over the past year.
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<![CDATA[Eleven Courses Catering Make V-Day Sweets]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:05:59 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009472652_1200x675_398810179963.jpg
Jim and Melissa Benson of Eleven Courses Catering show off some special Valentine's Day treats. Click here for recipes.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Talks 'Apprentice,' Joan Rivers and D.C. Hotel]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 16:44:46 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009462646_1200x675_398180931864.jpg
Before the Monday season finale of "Celebrity Apprentice," Donald Trump talks about the show, his memories of Joan Rivers -- and his plans for a luxury D.C. hotel.]]>
<![CDATA[KIPP Students Partner with Orchestra]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 16:15:28 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009472822_1200x675_398822467767.jpg
Students from KIPP D.C. have partnered with musicians from the Orchestra of the Americas to learn about music from around the world.]]>