What to Stream When You Need a Break From the Everyday

The world is changing rapidly right now, and the constant onslaught of news might be making it hard for you to unwind—especially if your home has suddenly become your workspace, too. One surefire way to recharge is to watch some good, old-fashioned mindless TV. Here are a few solid options...

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City Bikes: Explore the Neighborhood Around Your DC Apartment by Bicycle

Since 1988, City Bikes has been growing and “fueling the DC cycling scene.” If you somehow haven’t discovered them yet, though, you’re in for a treat!  City Bikes operates under the assumption that everyone is a cyclist, even if they haven’t realized it yet. And they’ll be there every step of the way while...

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How to Make Your Apartment in DC Feel Like a Summer Oasis

Summer is in full swing! That means fresh, local food at the farmers’ market, warm walks in the park, and maybe even a picnic or two. It also means you should start thinking about freshening up the decor in your apartment. Here are a few simple decorating ideas to help...

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Slipstream: Enjoy Restaurant-Quality Fare in Your DC Apartment

Plenty of DC locals rely on Slipstream for coffee, quick meals on the go, or cocktails to wind down after a long day. This popular and versatile restaurant is the brainchild of husband-and-wife team Ryan Fleming and Miranda Lopez, who operate the shop with an eye to providing top-notch service alongside tasty...

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How to Start a Summer Herb Garden Indoors

If you love to cook with fresh herbs, there’s a way to do it without running to the store all the time. Simply start your own garden. You don’t need any outdoor space to do it—a kitchen windowsill and a few containers will do the trick. Here’s how to get...

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Sip and Savor at Valley Brook Tea

Here’s something to look forward to: Meeting up with friends on a warm summer day, and finding the air conditioned oasis of Valley Brook Tea. You can chat it up over a cup of oolong or floral white tea, and finally be able to enjoy the company of a close...

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Must-Haves for Your First Warm-Weather Run

With the weather getting warmer and warmer every day, you might be starting to take your workout routine outside on a regular basis. Here’s what you need to stay safe and comfortable while you’re exercising outdoors. Lightweight, sweat-wicking layers. Since spring bridges the gap between winter and summer, its weather can...

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While Away a Sunny Spring Day at Meridian Hill Park

Getting outside to enjoy a bit of fresh air is important, and among DC area locals, Meridian Hill Park is a favorite destination for doing so. Located on the site of John Porter’s 1819 mansion, the park today preserves the estate’s formal Italianate gardens, filled with statuary, dramatic fountains, and...

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Restock Your Fridge at 14W at Trader Joe’s

Trader Joe’s has a reputation for selling top-quality groceries at bargain prices, as well as providing friendly, efficient service. Considering all that, it’s easy to understand why this place is so popular among DC locals. Yelpers report that the 14th Street store is kept immaculately clean, and that even though it...

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Essential Spring Cleaning Tips for Renters

Spring has arrived! Get your apartment ready for the season with these spring cleaning tips. Get rid of anything you don’t need. The first step in spring cleaning should always be ousting any extra clutter. Donate clothing, kitchen items, and anything else you don’t use on a regular basis to your local...

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