<![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 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:03:58 -0400 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:03:58 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![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[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?]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:59:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/451601919.jpg
How much do you know about pumpkins?

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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[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]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:21:52 -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[Find D.C.-Area Haunted Houses & Ghost Tours]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:58:24 -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[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.]]>
<![CDATA[Pumpkin Spice Madness: Craziest Treats]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:41:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/pumpkin-spice-fatte-Ramsey-Mathew.jpg
It seems like everyone is going crazy over pumpkin spice-flavored this and that. Take a look at the wackiest pumpkin-inspired culinary items that might be worth a try this season.]]>
<![CDATA[Wilmington Beer Week Offers Prix-Fixe Menus]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:59:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_206456653.jpg
Wilmington Beer Week begins on Nov 1 and lasts until Nov 8.

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<![CDATA[Virginia State Fair Underway in Caroline County]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:11:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cows.JPG
The Virginia State Fair began Friday at the Meadow Event Park in Caroline County, Virginia.

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<![CDATA[Repairs Uncover Hidden Art Gems at Old Angler's Inn]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:18:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007961740_1200x675_333062723920.jpg
It seemed like your average repair job: Fixing an old plaster wall. But as the owners at the Old Angler's Inn started working on the wall, they literally began to uncover hidden]]>
<![CDATA[Urbana Re-Opens With Menu, Cocktail Revamps]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:03:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/Urbana2.jpg
Kimpton Hotels spent $600,000 to refresh Urbana (2121 P St. NW), the beneath-sidewalk-level restaurant in Dupont Circle, which reopened with style earlier this month.]]>
<![CDATA[Free Admission to Over 1,500 Museums Nationwide]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:00:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/smithsonian_museum_2014.jpg
This weekend, the Smithsonian event Museum Day Live! will offer free passes to over 1,500 museums and cultural institutions across the country.

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