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Entries by Brandon Wetherbee from 02/2013

Meat Week Protest: PETA Plans Delicious Demonstration Outside LivingSocial's D.C. Offices

Posted 02.01.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- LivingSocial can't seem to catch a break, but at least some animals might be happy. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals anno...

D.C.'s Meat-Free Week 2013 Gives Vegans A Chance To Celebrate

Posted 02.01.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After Meat Week, both vegetarians and carnivores may want a cleanse. D.C.'s 4th annual Meat-Free Week is here for you. From Feb. 4-11...

Make the Puppy Bowl a Pet Adoption Holiday

| Posted 02.01.2013 | DC

For the last eight years non-football fans have been able to enjoy Super Bowl Sunday. Thanks to Animal Planet, the Puppy Bowl has done an excellent job replacing people with dogs.

D.C. Reacts To Ravens' Super Bowl Victory On Twitter

Posted 02.04.2013 | DC

While the Washington Redskins did not make it to the big game, they were mentioned on Twitter quite a bit during Super Bowl 47. Recently crowned Ro...

Andy Warhol Exhibit Opens This Weekend At The Corcoran (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.04.2013 | DC

The appeal of Andy Warhol appears to be growing. Christie's International will auction about 125 paintings, drawing, photographs and prints later th...

National Geographic Society To Set Two Guinness World Records, One Involving Taylor Swift's Shoes

Posted 02.04.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- There are a lot of shoes in the courtyard of the National Geographic Society headquarters. A lot. Enough to set a world record. And some...

Sweetlife 2013 Lineup Announced: Phoenix, Kendrick Lamar, Solange And More (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.05.2013 | DC

The summer concert festival season officially began when the Coachella lineup was released. And with the Sweetlife Festival lineup announcement, it's ...

Cupid's Undie Run, World's Largest Underwear Race, Comes To D.C. This Saturday (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.05.2013 | DC

This Saturday, 8,000 runners around the world will raise money for The Children's Tumor Foundation. And they'll be in their underwear. Chad Leather...

D.C. Bus App: BusTrackDC Is Here To Replace NextBus

Posted 02.06.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- For nearly two months, smartphone users resorted to the dark ages of bus travel. When the NextBus app stopped working on December 20...

All-You-Can-Eat Wizards? NBA Team Takes A Page From College Playbook

Posted 02.06.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Wizards want you to see them live. If the return of John Wall and wins against power-houses Chicago Bulls, Los Angele...

Pancake Races At The National Cathedral: Prepare For Lent With Eggs, Butter And Milk (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.07.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Mardi Gras tends to be associated with people doing debaucherous things for cheaply produced, colorful beads. The Washington National Ca...

Valentine's Day In D.C.: Ideas From The Animal Lover To The Bondage Fan

Posted 02.08.2013 | DC

Whether you're an exhibitionist, beer drinker, wine connoisseur or S&M aficionado, there's something for every couple this Valentine's Day in the Dist...

Mardi Gras In D.C.: Parties For Families, Partiers And Foodies (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.08.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Fat Tuesday is almost here. Whether you want to make it a few days of debauchery and drinks or a chance to enjoy fine Cajun cuisine, the...

D.C. At The Grammys: Not A Lot Of Celebration For The District (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.11.2013 | DC

The music industry celebrated their own last night at the the Grammy Awards, but there wasn't much love for Washington D.C. artists. The only music...

Little Girl Punk Dance: Toddler Dancing To Bad Brains Is Adorably Awesome (VIDEO)

Posted 02.11.2013 | DC

Bad Brains is a hardcore punk band formed in Washington, D.C., over 35-years ago. But their aggressive sound is still appealing to young people around...

Beyoncé In D.C.: Pop Star Sells Out Verizon Center In Under A Minute (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.12.2013 | DC

Tickets for Beyoncé's "The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour" July 29 Verizon Center concert went on sale Monday, February 11 at 10 a.m. Tickets for Beyonc...

'Portlandia' Takes On D.C.: Caleb The Woodworker Looks A Lot Like Caleb The Woodworker (VIDEO)

Posted 02.12.2013 | DC

One of the many reasons people love "Portlandia" is identifying friends in stereotypical characters. The coffee shop dwellers can be found at Qual...

National Cathedral Pancake Races Welcome Lent (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.12.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Christians and associates celebrated Shrove Tuesday, commonly known as Fat Tuesday, running with pancakes. The British tradition mak...

Presidents In Love: A History Of Powerful Men With Their Powerful Wives (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.13.2013 | DC

Our Founding Father was a step-dad. George Washington helped raise the biological children of Martha Washington, and they had no children together. Bu...

The Events At St. Stephens: Skip Coachella, Support We Are Family

Posted 02.13.2013 | DC

One of D.C.'s finest bands will be raising money for two of D.C.'s finest causes. This Friday, The Evens, Ian MacKaye (Fugazi, Minor Threat) and A...

Single In D.C. On Valentine's Day? Treat Yourself!

Posted 02.14.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- D.C. doesn't have to be a lonely place if you're single on Valentine's Day. We spoke with recent D.C. ex-pat and author of "The Science ...

Beyoncé At The Verizon Center: Star Sells Out D.C. In Under One Minute (Again)

Posted 02.15.2013 | DC

Tickets for Beyoncé's "The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour" July 30 Verizon Center concert went on sale Friday, February 15 at 10 a.m. Tickets for Beyonc...

HEIST Diamond Cocktail: $1,500 Flight This Weekend At Dupont Circle Club Includes A Jewel

Posted 02.15.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- This dialogue might actually happen in real life this weekend: "Would you like something to drink?" "Sure. I'll have the three-piece...

White House Easter Egg Roll 2013: Ticket Raffle Begins On February 21

Posted 02.15.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Do you enjoy rolling eggs with lots of people, including the president? If so, you'll want to be at your computer next week. Tickets...

Maryland Among The Most At Risk From Sequestration Cuts

Posted 02.18.2013 | DC

Maryland is one of the states most "vulnerable" to sequestration cuts, given its dependence on federal spending, Wells Fargo said Monday. The financi...