<![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 Wed, 07 Oct 2015 06:28:23 -0400 Wed, 07 Oct 2015 06:28:23 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Jingle Ball Lineup Stars Demi Lovato, 5 Seconds of Summer]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 18:11:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-489192152.jpg
HOT 99.5 has revealed a star-studded lineup for its annual Jingle Ball concert that also includes Shawn Mendes, Zedd, Tove Lo, Charlie Puth and more.

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<![CDATA[6 Awesome D.C.-Area Pumpkin Patches]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 12:48:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_221795956.jpg
As the leaves change color and the air begins to cool, local farms are throwing festivals to celebrate the turning of the season. Pumpkin patches, giant slides and hayrides abound -- here's a look at some of the...

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<![CDATA[Your D.C.-Area Fall Fest Roundup]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 17:05:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/food+trucks+09102015.jpg
Cooler weather and shorter days are looming now, but you can still squeeze in plenty of outdoor fun. Check out some great fall-themed festivals to enjoy as the shorts and T-shirt weather draws to a close.

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<![CDATA[Chipotle's Boorito Fundraiser: Cheap Eats for Those in Costume]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:17:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_226022920.jpg
Got your costume figured out yet? You might want to get on that soon, because Chipotle is bringing back its Boorito fundraiser for Halloween -- and those who don't dress up will be missing out on discounted...

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Madonna's Rebel Heart Tour at Verizon Center]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:58:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/AY9Q6063.jpg
Madonna shone in her nearly-two hour set with elaborate adorned sets that ranged from ancient Asian, to traditional flamenco Spanish, to Parisian jazz nightclubs.

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Bei Bei Reaches New Levels of Cuteness]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 12:59:42 -0400 @PandaLove0575 shared this Panda Cam shot of a yawning, sleepy Bei Bei on Oct. 1. "Such a big yawn for such a little boy," she tweeted.]]> @PandaLove0575 shared this Panda Cam shot of a yawning, sleepy Bei Bei on Oct. 1. "Such a big yawn for such a little boy," she tweeted.]]> http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-10-05_1439_tweet_bt_PandaLove0575.jpg
The National Zoo's six-week-old panda cub, Bei Bei, has reached epic levels of adorableness. Gone are the days of being tiny, hairless and helpless. The cub now sports black-and-white fur and wiggles around his...

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<![CDATA[John Lennon's Artwork Headed to Tysons]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:27:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-150228071.jpg
A Northern Virginia art gallery will host an exhibition of artwork by John Lennon later this month.

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<![CDATA[Departing Nats, Zimmermann Sends Heartfelt Message]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:35:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20151005+Jordan+Zimmermann.jpg
Jordan Zimmermann, the Washington Nationals' All-Star pitcher who is entering free agency, says he won't be back to the Nats -- but he had a heartfelt message to fans as he left.

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<![CDATA[Haunting Season Begins at Virginia Estate]]> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 11:16:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20151002+Shocktober.jpg
During Shocktober, the mansion opens its doors and guides the brave through its ghoulish basement caverns... otherwise known as the Haunted Well of Souls.]]>
<![CDATA[Don't Fall for These Two Facebook Hoaxes]]> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 15:57:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_170062403.jpg
The same Facebook hoaxes have been circulating for years.

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<![CDATA[Best New Gadgets for Fall]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 16:27:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000012108876_1200x675_536590915928.jpg
Steve Greenberg shares the best new gadgets as we head into cold weather, and ways to get the most out of the gadgets you already have.]]>
<![CDATA[Apple CEO Makes Surprise Visit to Georgetown Apple Store]]> Sat, 26 Sep 2015 00:13:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/selfie-tim-cook.jpg
Apple CEO Tim Cook surprised Apple fans Friday when he popped into the Georgetown Apple Store on the day of the latest iPhone release.

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<![CDATA[Sing Along With Our Bei Bei Playlist]]> Fri, 25 Sep 2015 21:52:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Panda2Edited.jpg
Check out this playlist for our newly christened panda cub, Bei Bei.]]>
<![CDATA[Two First Ladies Announce Panda Cub's Name]]> Fri, 25 Sep 2015 21:48:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/208*120/2015-09-25_1027.jpg
Surprise! The National Zoo's panda cub has a name!

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<![CDATA[Beer Garden, Dance Party Welcome Fall at Smithsonian Castle]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 08:43:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_30897988.png
With the leaves and our wardrobes changing into fall colors, the Smithsonian invites you to embrace the transition with their Party for the Season: A Garden of Colors on Oct. 2.

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<![CDATA[D.C.-Area Events Moved, Cancelled Due to Weather]]> Sat, 03 Oct 2015 12:50:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-10-02_1110.jpg
The D.C. area will be hit by a nor'easter later this week -- and Hurricane Joaquin could follow. The drenching rain and tough weather conditions means changes for several games, events and schools around...]]>
<![CDATA[Busboys & Poets to Throw 10th Anniversary Bash]]> Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:56:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-72758440.jpg
Busboys and Poets is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a party featuring Alice Walker, Angela Davis, Bill Ayers, Jeff Zinn and other guests.

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<![CDATA[Freebies on National Coffee Day]]> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 08:13:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/467023705.jpg
Waking up will be a little easier for caffeine fiends Tuesday.

Several coffee shops and chains around the city are offering free cups of joe or special promotions to celebrate National Coffee Day.

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<![CDATA[Nats Game Could Hit Prime Pope Traffic]]> Thu, 24 Sep 2015 13:56:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20150922+Nationals.jpg
The Nats took a rain check -- and that could mean major gridlock for fans.

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<![CDATA[D.C. Spots Dish Up Pope-Focused Food & Drink Deals]]> Tue, 22 Sep 2015 10:41:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_248124430.jpg
From brews to a "communion" cookie (yes, really), local restaurants and bars are gearing up for Pope Francis' visit to Washington with pope-themed specials.

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<![CDATA[Music, Food and Fun at the Bluebird Blues Festival]]> Mon, 21 Sep 2015 19:55:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011985723_1200x675_529645123910.jpg
Jesse Terrell, the Spaniels, Clarence Turner, the Hardway Connection and more took the stage at the 23rd annual Bluebird Blues Festival at Prince George's County Community College.]]>
<![CDATA[Giant Panda Cub Almost Reaches Three Pounds]]> Tue, 22 Sep 2015 19:30:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Panda2Edited.jpg
The District's newest panda cub is growing quickly at the National Zoo.

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<![CDATA[Get Your Chopsticks Ready: Nobu's Coming to D.C.]]> Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:39:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_151708712.jpg
D.C. is finally due to get some of the best sushi in the world. Los Angeles-based fine dining spot Nobu will be coming to the West End in fall 2016, according to a report by Washington Business Journal.

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<![CDATA[Pope Viewing Event in Dupont Thursday]]> Thu, 24 Sep 2015 06:37:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_230162627843.jpg
Watch live from Dupont Circle as Pope Francis addresses a joint session of Congress.

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<![CDATA[N.Y. Fashion Week: Spring/Summer 2016]]> Thu, 17 Sep 2015 21:21:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-487625078.jpg
The twice-annual fashion affair known as New York Fashion Week ended Thursday after a week's worth of runway shows previewing style trends for spring and summer 2016. Click through to see some of the best trends...]]>
<![CDATA[Donor Pledges $4.5M to Zoo's Panda Program]]> Thu, 17 Sep 2015 17:27:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-09-15_1415.png
The namesake of the National Zoo's giant panda habitat has pledged a second $4.5 million gift to the panda program, zoo officials announced Thursday. The donation from David M.

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<![CDATA[Scary Movie Film Series Coming to Arlington]]> Thu, 17 Sep 2015 11:15:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/219*120/exorcist-still.jpg
Grab a costume and get ready to scream! Every Monday in October, you can catch an outdoor screening of a classic horror movie in Crystal City. The series will begin Oct. 5 with "Pet Semetary."

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<![CDATA[Md. Corn Maze Features Taylor Swift's Face]]> Mon, 21 Sep 2015 14:07:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/dfcbffcb-0373-4cc9-8df8-86db161740fa.jpg
Seeing Taylor Swift in person may be much easier than purchasing a pricey concert ticket this fall. Summers Farm in Frederick, Maryland modeled its 12-acre corn maze after the Grammy winner and included...

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<![CDATA["Truth Be Told": New Comedy Goes Filterless]]> Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:30:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011941507_1200x675_527507523892.jpg
Producer Will Packer -- the man behind Hollywood blockbusters such as "Straight Outta Compton" -- dishes on his new NBC comedy "Truth Be Told," which features a diverse group of friends who aren't afraid to say...]]>
<![CDATA[Zoo's Panda Cub Weighs Close to 2 Pounds]]> Thu, 17 Sep 2015 10:09:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/panda---sept8c-2015-09-15_1418.jpg
The National Zoo's tiny newborn panda cub isn't quite as tiny these days. He's getting close to two pounds, and has been scooting around the den.

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<![CDATA[Plenty of Food, Gorgeous Views at Taste of Georgetown]]> Wed, 16 Sep 2015 15:14:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/TOG-2014_Photo-Sam-Kittner4.jpg
Georgetown is home to plenty of high-end shopping, scenic waterfront views and historic landmarks that predate Washingtonm D.C. itself. Oh, and a whole lot of food.

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<![CDATA[Spotluck App Unlocks Dining Discounts]]> Tue, 15 Sep 2015 20:15:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/iphone+generic+flickr.jpg
If you've ever run into the dilemma of where to grab a bite to eat; you're not alone, and the makers of Spotluck hope to help you with a new app that allows you to spin for discounts in the D.C. area.]]>
<![CDATA[Popemojis Make Their Debut]]> Thu, 10 Sep 2015 13:51:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Untitled-273.jpg
Just in time for Pope Francis' visit to the U.S., the popemoji is making its debut. Yes, you read that right: Pope emojis are now a thing.

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<![CDATA[Free Outdoor Movies: September Schedule]]> Wed, 02 Sep 2015 17:25:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DSC_0871-7223.jpg
September is here, but there are still quite a few free outdoor film series around town. Pack up your blankets and coolers for a D.C.-area tradition.

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<![CDATA["Amazing Corn Maze" Opens in Maryland]]> Fri, 11 Sep 2015 18:05:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011870740_1200x675_523968579739.jpg
The Amazing Maze, an eight-acre corn maze at Madison Fields in Dickerson, Maryland, and various Mother Goose-themed activities are open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Nov.]]>
<![CDATA[Keurig Launches Campbell's Soup K-Cups]]> Fri, 11 Sep 2015 11:19:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Keurig+Campbell%27s+Soup+K-Cups.png
Microwavable Cup-a-soup and ramen noodles have long been a culinary staple for college students. But the food synonymous with cash-poor undergrads is getting a millennial makeover. Keurig Green Mountain, Inc....

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<![CDATA[Adams Morgan Day Is Back On!]]> Wed, 09 Sep 2015 16:28:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/195*120/shutterstock_827686061.jpg
Adams Morgan Day almost didn't happen this year, but local businesses and residents rallied to bring back the long-running neighborhood festival -- it’ll just have a slightly different feel.

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<![CDATA[Juanes' Loco De Amor Tour at DAR]]> Wed, 09 Sep 2015 17:05:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/AY9Q3902.jpg
Close to 3,000 fans danced throughout the evening Aug. 22 at the Juanes concert at DAR Constitution Hall, which was in support of his new album Loco De Amor. The 20-time Latin Grammy winner wowed the crowed with...

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<![CDATA[Indulge for Less: Silver Spring Restaurant Week]]> Tue, 08 Sep 2015 11:28:10 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_90159118.jpg
More than 20 restaurants are participating in Silver Spring’s first Restaurant Week, beginning Sept. 8 and ending Sept. 13.

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