<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - ]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcwashington.com/the-scene/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington https://www.nbcwashington.comen-usTue, 12 Dec 2017 09:50:33 -0500Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:50:33 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Deals and Local Brews to Celebrate National Beer Lover's Day]]> Thu, 07 Sep 2017 10:28:05 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/craft++beer-2218900_1920.png
National Beer Lover’s Day and Thirsty Thursday brewed the ideal time to sip hoppy IPAs or sweet saisons on Sept. 7, 2017. We’ve rounded up the best deals in the city for you to celebrate -- along with where...]]>
<![CDATA[Blizzard at the Zoo: Animals Delight in Snow]]> Tue, 26 Jan 2016 17:07:32 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/main2016-01-26_1015_002.jpg
The National Zoo shared photos of some of their animals enjoying the snow Saturday as a massive blizzard dumped nearly two feet on D.C.

Photo Credit: Smithsonian's National Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[Alexandria Restaurant Week Features 60+ Eateries Aug. 18-27]]> Fri, 25 Aug 2017 10:05:43 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_51088681-%281%29.jpg
More than 60 establishments will offer dining deals during Alexandria’s Summer Restaurant Week from Aug. 18-27.]]>
<![CDATA[Smithsonian Holiday Festival: Weekend Fun Around D.C.]]> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 20:46:09 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_204954997.jpg
Celebrate the holidays when ten Smithsonian museums take part in the Smithsonian Holiday Festival, Dec. 5-6.

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<![CDATA[Justin Bieber Announces Song Title on Mural in Northeast D.C.]]> Wed, 04 Nov 2015 20:52:59 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/justin-bieber-show.jpg
Justin Bieber announced a new song title by having a mural painted alongside a Chinese takeout restaurant in Northeast D.C.

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<![CDATA[St. Patrick's Day Recipes to Add Irish Flavor]]> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 06:40:04 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/stpattysfoodtoday-food-al-roker-150313-04.jpg
Celebrating St. Patrick's is the perfect excuse to throw an Irish-themed party.These food and drink recipes will help you add some authentic and modern flavor to your St. Patrick's Day festivities.

Photo Credit: Samantha Okazaki/TODAY
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<![CDATA[Worth the Drive]]> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 13:44:56 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/wtd-map.jpg
Whether you're hitting the road for a long weekend or barely crossing the Beltway, Worth the Drive finds the best reasons to stay close to home... just not TOO close.

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<![CDATA[Baby Boom for Washington Capitals Players]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:01:35 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/caps-dads-lead-image-11.jpg
Break out the Washington Capitals onesies! In the past year, four Caps players -- Karl Alzner, Jay Beagle, Eric Fehr and Braden Holtby -- have taken on a new challenge: Dad.

Photo Credit: Washington Capitals/NHLI via Getty Images ]]>
<![CDATA[Jim Vance Celebrates 45 Years at News4]]> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:05:37 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/178*120/JIM+VANCE+-+NEWS+CENTER45.jpg
Jim Vance celebrates his 45th anniversary with NBC4 this week. Check out what Twitter users had to say, and share some of their favorite memories. #LoveYaVance]]>
<![CDATA[An Aerial Adventure in Harper's Ferry]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2015 12:31:07 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_154191794S.jpg
Fly high on more than 70 challenging aerial courses and zip lines at the Adventure Park at Harper's Ferry.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Sip Wine and Soak Up the Sun at Airlie]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:18:33 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/airlie-property.jpg
Escape the city life for a few days and plan a stay at Airlie, which is roughly an hour's drive from D.C.

Photo Credit: Airlie ]]>
<![CDATA[A Mountain Adventure, a La Carte]]> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 10:25:37 -0500 https://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[Modern Twists on Classic Pastimes at Finch Sewing Studio]]> Fri, 30 May 2014 16:13:50 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2014-05-30_1700.jpg
You'd be surprised at how many people living in the 21st century that don't know how to sew. Finch Sewing Studio in Leesburg will help you learn -- with a few modern updates.

Photo Credit: Sarah Pixley]]>
<![CDATA[Stay Warm For The Holidays With Festive Cocktails]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:14:12 -0500 https://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 16:28:54 -0500 https://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 13:06:49 -0500 https://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 16:58:39 -0500 https://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 13:16:50 -0500 https://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 12:20:18 -0500 https://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 12:06:11 -0500 https://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 22:32:12 -0500 https://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 15:14:15 -0500 https://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 15:14:26 -0500 https://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[Best Christmas Movies of All Time]]> Mon, 07 Dec 2015 15:12:03 -0500 https://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DF-05471r.jpg
Enjoy the festive season with the best Christmas movies from today, and classics from across the decades.]]>
<![CDATA[Union Market Serves Up Some Righteous Cheese]]> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 15:02:14 -0500 https://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 05:37:54 -0500 https://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 17:48:56 -0500 https://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 17:38:32 -0500 https://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 10:41:15 -0500 https://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 Martha's...]]>
<![CDATA[Important Dates for Holiday Shipping]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:20:29 -0500 https://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 09:57:15 -0500 https://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 17:46:06 -0500 https://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 09:23:53 -0500 https://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 11:39:59 -0500 https://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]]> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 23:25:35 -0500 https://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 14:08:30 -0500 https://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 14:27:13 -0500 https://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 15:14:11 -0500 https://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 15:14:21 -0500 https://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 12:37:53 -0500 https://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 22:12:55 -0500 https://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 15:52:39 -0500 https://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 15:51:55 -0500 https://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 15:29:44 -0500 https://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.]]>