<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - ]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcwashington.com/the-scene/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.com en-us Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:42:09 -0400 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:42:09 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[A Mountain Adventure, a La Carte]]> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 11:25:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/eagle-landing2.jpg
A trip to Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing just outside of Roanoke, VA could lead to a severe case of over indulgence--and that's not really a bad thing.

Photo Credit: Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing]]>
<![CDATA[Stay Warm For The Holidays With Festive Cocktails]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:14:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/holidaydrinks_722x406_12218947715.jpg
The weather outside may be frightful, but there's plenty of festive cheer with these holiday drinks.]]>
<![CDATA[1st Tree Lighting at Downtown One Loudoun]]> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 17:28:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tree-lighting.jpg
Ashburn, Va.'s new One Loudoun just celebrated its first holiday tree lighting this week -- and first winter chill too, brr.

Photo Credit: Sarah Pixley]]>
<![CDATA[Folklife Fest Kicks Off June 26]]> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 14:06:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20130622Folklife.jpg
The free festival is June 26-30 and July 3-7, with concerts almost every day.]]>
<![CDATA[Behind the Scenes: 'Pullman Porter Blues']]> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 17:58:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/228*120/11ampullman121412.jpg
"Pullman Porter Blues" at the Arena Stage shares the historically significant story of three generations of Pullman porters in 1937.]]>
<![CDATA[Terpstock Music Festival 2013]]> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:16:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/TerpstockThumb.jpg
Shwayze, OCD: Moosh & Twist, Sid Sriram, Warden, and Admonic & Davies rocked the stage for University of Maryland students April 14. The free annual outdoor music festival Terpstock brought out hundreds to enjoy...]]>
<![CDATA[St. Arnold's is a Sea of Mussels]]> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:20:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/StArnolds.jpg
With over 20 kinds of mussels, St. Arnold's Mussel Bar is the go-to place for D.C. seafood mussel lovers. The Cleveland Park also offers more 40 types of beer.]]>
<![CDATA[Matisyahu Delivers D.C. a 9:30 Club Hanukkah Treat]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2012 13:06:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/181*120/matis+9.JPG
As Hanukkah comes to a close, Reggae-Rock Star Matisyahu heated up the Jewish Holiday to a packed crowd at D.C.'s 9:30 Club. From lighting the menorah to stage diving, the sold out crowd left happy.]]>
<![CDATA[Students Create Sports Bar Website]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 23:32:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Hooliga+dot+com.jpg
GMU MBA students create a website for sports fans that informs about establishments that cater to particular teams.

Photo Credit: NBCWashington.com]]>
<![CDATA[Matisyahu Rocks Hanukkah at the 9:30 Club]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:14:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/228*120/DSC_01623.JPG
Before hitting the stage at 9:30 Club, Matisyahu met with online contributor Peter Kirchhausen to discuss his music, his faith, the direction of the music industry... and how to end the hockey lockout.

Photo Credit: Peter Kirchhausen]]>
<![CDATA[White House Holiday Decorations ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:14:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*120/Michelle-Obama-Christmas.jpg
With the holiday season just around the corner, Christmas trees and piles of present decorate the White House. Take a look at some of its best decorations.

Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Greatest Christmas Movies of All Time, Ever]]> Sun, 22 Dec 2013 00:16:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/movie7.jpg
As we all know Christmas is just around the corner. While we head into the festive season, take a look at the best Christmas movies to get into the holiday spirit.]]>
<![CDATA[Union Market Serves Up Some Righteous Cheese]]> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 16:02:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/6907718_90RIGHTEOUSCHEESEWMUSIC1_722x406_11979331898.jpg
Eun Yang gets a lesson on cheese pairing at the newly opened Union Market.]]>
<![CDATA[MPD Closes Second U Street Nightclub Temporarily]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 06:37:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Bohemian+Cavern.jpg
For the second time in about a week, a nightclub in the popular U Street corridor was temporarily shut down by D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier.

Photo Credit: NBCWashington.com]]>
<![CDATA[DuClaw Brewing Presents Sweet Baby Jesus: The Beer]]> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 18:48:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/194*120/beer-shutterstock_25923430.jpg
DuClaw presents a chocolate and peanut butter porter with a... memorable name.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Wash, Blow & Go]]> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 18:38:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DryBar_722x406_12023875614.jpg
The new Drybar lets ladies get their locks blown out in 45 minutes.]]>
<![CDATA[Holiday Ales Take Over at ChurchKey]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 11:41:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/holiday-ales3.jpg
Christmas comes early at ChurchKey (1337 14th St. NW) Dec. 10. Beginning at 4 p.m., the local restaurant and bar will offer 50 holiday brews from around the world at this special benefit event for...]]>
<![CDATA[Important Dates for Holiday Shipping]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 17:20:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/168*120/packages-shutterstock_116793961.jpg
See the dates you need know, whether you're shipping via FedEx, UPS or the U.S. Postal Service.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Merry Meltdowns]]> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 10:57:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/178*120/cms504.jpg
Did your kids cry on Santa's lap? They're not alone...]]>
<![CDATA[Downtown Holiday Market Reopens]]> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 18:46:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/173*120/cms500.jpg
Tree lightings, Christmas parades and parties are important parts of this season's fun... but what about the shopping? Do not -- we repeat, do not forget the shopping.

Photo Credit: Nicolle Aguirre]]>
<![CDATA[Top 20 Holiday Day Trips]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 10:23:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/174*120/cms509.jpg
Get outta town -- but not too far! These ideas for holiday fun range from the uber-local (Connecticut Avenue) to the road-trip-required (Baltimore, Richmond and more).]]>
<![CDATA[Salahi Launches 'Crash the Vote' Website]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 12:39:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Tareq-Salahi.jpg
The alleged White House crasher launched a bilingual "Crash the Vote" website Tuesday.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[French Tradition, H Street Attitude]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 00:25:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/194*120/cms499.jpg
Veteran Restauranteur Marie Ziar and Executive Chef Thierry Sanchez bring their culinary experience to H Street, catering to a new clientele while sticking to their French roots.

Photo Credit: Peter Kirchhausen]]>
<![CDATA[H &pizza's Modern Take on Mom & Pop Shop]]> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 15:08:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/handpizzapkg_722x406_11049027685.jpg
H &pizza Co-Founder Steve Salis talks about his H Street pizza shop that he says combines casual and fine dining at an affordable price.]]>
<![CDATA[National Children's Museum Preview]]> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 15:27:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/National+Childrens+Museum.jpg
Prince George's County Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins gets a preview of the National Children's Museum' new facility at National Harbor.]]>
<![CDATA[First Lady's "Night Before Christmas"]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:14:11 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/michelleobamareads.jpg
First lady Michelle Obama teamed with actor Rico Rodriguez this year for the reading of "'Twas the Night Before Christmas."

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Obamas Light National Christmas Tree]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:14:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20121206NationalXmasTree.jpg
Storm Team 4 Chief Meteorologist Doug Kammerer was at the Ellipse as the President Barack Obama and family lit the National Christmas Tree.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Commuters Beware: Nat'l Tree Lighting Bad for Traffic]]> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 13:37:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/traffic134443420.jpg
More than 17,000 guests are expected at Thursday night's National Christmas Tree Lighting. As you might imagine, the traffic situation might not be pretty. As you might imagine, the traffic situation might not...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Obamas Light National Christmas Tree]]> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 23:12:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20121206NationalXmasTree.jpg
The Obama family will illuminate the White House's National Christmas Tree Thursday night during a celebration hosted by "How I Met Your Mother" star Neil Patrick Harris.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Pics: The Winery at Bull Run]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:52:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/wine-border1.jpg
The winery just opened its doors in June, but the setting is pure 1860s, from the scenic countryside to the Civil War-era winemaking demos and artifacts.

Photo Credit: Sarah Pixley]]>
<![CDATA[Wine Wednesdays: The Winery at Bull Run]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:51:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/wine-border.jpg
The winery just opened its doors in June, but the setting is pure 1860s, from the scenic countryside to the Civil War-era winemaking demos and artifacts.

Photo Credit: Sarah Pixley]]>
<![CDATA[A 19th-Century Christmas at Winterthur ]]> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 16:29:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/winterthur6.jpg
Experience the early 19th-century beginnings of an American Christmas at Winterthurs Yuletide Winter Tour that features a winter garden, tree lightings and room displays.]]>
<![CDATA[Tommy McFly Talks Burgers at Quench]]> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 13:05:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/mcflyquenchburgerpkg_722x406_11046979654.jpg
94.7 Fresh FM's Tommy McFly chats with the chef at Rockville's Quench to get their take on the burger.]]>
<![CDATA[VP Biden's Costco Shopping Spree]]> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 18:50:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cms497.jpg
Vice President Joe Biden went shopping for presents at a newly opened Costco in Washington in an attempt to highlight the importance of renewing middle-class tax cuts for families and businesses.

Photo Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS]]>
<![CDATA[Holiday Sweets]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:14:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*120/76f15b83a37e4370b44d759b3af0bd8e.jpg
Liz Crenshaw and Chef Peter Brett make sweet treats for the holidays.]]>
<![CDATA[Pyrotechnic Christmas Tree Lighting Outside Freer Gallery]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:14:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/FireworksChristmasTree.jpg
Chinese artist Cai Guo Quiang staged a pyrotechnic Christmas tree lighting outside the Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art Friday. The smoke that cascaded around the 40-foot-tall tree afterward is meant to...]]>
<![CDATA[34th Annual Logan Circle Holiday House Tour This Sunday]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:14:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Logan+Circle+House+Tour.jpg
A D.C. neighborhood with a deep history and a modern edge also has some of the coolest houses in the city, and this Sunday you get to go inside. News4's Wendy Rieger has a preview. Click here for more...

Photo Credit: NBCWashington.com]]>
<![CDATA[Quick Bites: Fall Dining Guide Extra]]> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 19:23:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/6961661_WEBQuickBites_722x406_10804803932.jpg
Forty restaurants made Washington Post restaurant critic Tom Sietsema's Fall Dining Guide, but several excellent restaurants had to be left off the list.]]>
<![CDATA[Carousel Opens at National Zoo]]> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 11:10:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/8221201763_4020b4dae6_h.jpg
Ever wanted to ride a panda? Now you can!

Photo Credit: National Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[Christmas in Middleburg Saturday]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:14:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/291*120/Middleburg-In-Snow-01+%281%29.jpg
Celebrate Christmas early in Middleburg, Va, with a wine crawl, a parade and a hundred red-coated riders on horseback.

Photo Credit: Middleburg, VA]]>
<![CDATA[Pics: Holidays at Monticello]]> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 10:20:54 -0400 holiday evening tours ($45; Dec. 15, 20-23 and 26-30) offer a rare glance to see the estate after dark.]]> holiday evening tours ($45; Dec. 15, 20-23 and 26-30) offer a rare glance to see the estate after dark.]]> http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/monticello-IMG_2729.jpg
During December, Monticello offers special holiday tours for a rare chance to tour the place after dark.

Photo Credit: Will May]]>
<![CDATA[Neil Patrick Harris To Host National Christmas Tree Lighting]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:14:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/160*129/141153003.jpg
The actor will host the annual event on Dec. 6.]]>
<![CDATA[Wine Wednesday: Paradise Springs Winery]]> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 12:56:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/165*120/cms495.jpg
Paradise Springs Winery has a few good things going for itself: good wine, plenty of space for picnics and an original 19th-century cabin.

Photo Credit: Sarah Pixley]]>
<![CDATA[RIS Serves Up a 'Salute Our Veterans' Menu]]> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 18:32:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/trout2.jpg
RIS is donating 20 percent of each "Salute to Our Veterans" meal purchased throughout November. The selection is limited, but filling, and there's not much time left, so get going!

Photo Credit: Sery Kim]]>
<![CDATA[Getting Crafty With Holiday Shopping]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:14:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/sugarloaf70.jpg
We know you're not done with your shopping. Head over to the Sugarloaf Craft Festival, Dec. 7-9 in Dulles.

Photo Credit: Sugarloaf Craft Festival]]>