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D.C.: Definitely Cool

Alona Elkayam | Posted 02.10.2014 | DC
Alona Elkayam

The D.C. that I now also consider home is not what I remember. It's electric and unpredictable in ways that makes this city a place where raw ideas can grow and mature.

Our Favorite Places To Pick Up Handmade And Artisanal Gifts In D.C.

Posted 11.25.2013 | DC

We are rich in handmade and artisanal goods here in the nation's capital, which is good news for the lucky folks getting gifts from Washingtonians. ...

LOOK: Small Business Saturday In D.C.

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 11.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If the crowds and discounts of Black Friday seem like a big box nightmare, relax, there's always tomorrow. Small Business Saturday allow...

LOOK: Crafty Bastards Vendors, Customers Fill Union Market

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 11.12.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The ordinary craft fair has grown up. The 2012 edition of Crafty Bastards attracted a massive crowd on Saturday, from parents with toddl...

DCWEEK, Crafty Bastards, FotoWeek DC: HuffPost DC Top 5 For November 9, 10, 11

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 11.09.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9 1. DCWEEK Closing Party At Fashion One End the tech networking week with 2,999 others. Thirty artists, an open bar an...

D.C. Might Not Be "Hipster" But That's OK

Jamison Doran | Posted 09.27.2012 | DC
Jamison Doran

I'm quite in love with my city, regardless of our hipster ranking. If not being hipster enough means I don't have to cram myself into a pair of skinny jeans daily or rock a shag haircut, then I'm just fine with being square.

Atmospheric Front, Eat Local First, Sleigh Bells: HuffPost DC Top 5 For July 20, 21, 22

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.20.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, JULY 20 1. Atmospheric Front At Flashpoint Gallery Hana and Shana Kim unveil their newest work at Flashpoint Gallery. 6 p.m., al...

Wilco At Wolf Trap: HuffPost DC Top 5 For July 17

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.17.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR TUESDAY, JULY 17 1. Wilco At Wolf Trap America's best jam band (they are) and live act (arguably) head to the D.C. region for their annu...