Bars and Beer

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H Street NE Festival 2011

Where to start? The H St NE Festival, held each September in the revitalized (and re-branded) Atlas District north of Capitol Hill is overwhelming in every sense of the world. The seven blocks of the formally downcast boulevard are peppered with so much culture, commerce, and character that its inevitable that you’ll miss something you … Continue reading

North Coast Brewing fundraiser at Churchkey

Many of us dream of a job where not only is our work personally meaningful, but also results in a product that people like and, if we’re lucky, has a tie-in that is beneficial to communities in some way. I have long been an admirer of North Coast Brewing Company‘s beer, as well as their … Continue reading

Bocce Tournament in South Philly

At the behest of some friends in my DC neighborhood, I recently signed up to play bocce this fall. While I’ve played numerous times on lawns across America, I’d never set foot on one of those courts that seems to be springing up around this city and, as I found out, in neighborhoods in South … Continue reading

Chocolate City Beer Launch

After stopping by the brewery in the afternoon, we attended the release party for Chocolate City Beer, the newest microbrew in DC. Held in the back room at RFD, the 9pm scheduled start time was jumped by about an hour, as kegs of Big Chair IPA, Conerstone Copper Ale, Cer Veza Nacional, and 1814 ESB … Continue reading

Schlafly at Meridian Pint

Before going to the Chocolate City Beer Release Party, we stopped by Meridian Pint to see what all the fuss was about on Twitter. Schlafly Brewery from St. Louis, celebrating 20 years of business and increasing presence on the east coast, was on hand to offer porksteaks ($10) and brats ($5) off the grill on … Continue reading

Chocolate City Beer debuts tonight

We stopped by Chocolate City Beer this afternoon to shoot footage in advance of tonight’s release event at RFD in Chinatown. Visit CC’s site or their Facebook page. More clips available on our YouTube channel. We will be there tonight doing our first “on the street” interviews.