Washington D.C.

Ballston’s Quarter Market Food Hall Will Host 18 New Restaurants

Petworth’s Timber Pizza Company, other D.C. eateries are branching out in Virginia<p>A new 25,000-square-foot food hall tentatively scheduled to debut September 2018 on the site where Ballston Mall once stood will be home to over a dozen restaurants, including the first brick-and-mortar versions of …

Restaurants

Judge rejects Trump’s request to prevent transgender troops from enlisting

Donald Trump – Photo: Gage Skidmore / Flickr<p>A federal judge has refused the Trump administration’s attempt to delay the Jan. 1 deadline by which the …

LGBTQ

Fire Displaces Family Of Five, Destroys Home In Ashburn

A family of five safely escaped from a burning home that ultimately was declared a total loss Friday night in Ashburn: Fire Marshal<p>ASHBURN, VA — A …

Six wildfires ravage southern California; blaze in Thomas destroys an area five times larger than Washington DC

<b>Los Angeles:</b> It's been a week since southern California has been charred by a devastating wave of wildfires, blasted by almost hurricane force …

Ventura County

Can't-Miss Holiday Events In Arlington

Here is a list of events that promise to be as popular as a mall Santa, including santa meet and greets, ice skating and more.<p>ARLINGTON,VA — With the …

Christmas

Now Multiracial Families Can Create a Children’s Book That Looks Like Them

Born and raised in Minneapolis, <b>Norah Cooper</b> is white. Her husband, <b>Randolph Cooper</b>, hails from Liberia and is black. Over four years ago, the couple …

Color Blindness

Snow In Bowie Possible On Thursday, Friday

A new forecast suggests that the snow may quickly return to the area.<p>The cold snap has already resulted in one snowfall this past weekend, and now we …

Weather

Arlington’s Shed Two Mexican Restaurants in as Many Months

Long-standing Cantina Mexicana had endured for nearly 40 years<p>Did the recent departure of Southwest watering hole Cantina Marina spark a retreat from Tex-Mex dining across the entire area? Two other Central American-themed eateries have called it quits since the celebrated happy hour spot went on …

Restaurants

Call Me By Your Name gets three Golden Globe nominations

Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer in <i>Call Me By Your Name</i><p>Critically lauded gay romance <i>Call Me By Your Name</i> has earned three nominations for the 75th …

Entertainment

Seylou Bakery Fans Hail the ‘Steve Jobs of Bread’

New Shaw eatery is a hit with the baking crowd<p>New production facility and cafe <b>Seylou Bakery & Mill</b> swung open its doors last month in Shaw, becoming the first and only D.C. bakery to operate an in-house mill.<p>Baker Jonathan Bethony oversees the breadmaking, milling the grains, fermenting the …

Gluten

Kick back and relax along the Northeast Corridor

Wanna get away (from your family, perhaps) for the Holidays? Allow us to suggest a comfortable train-ride along the Northeast Corridor (NEC). The …

LGBTQ

Vodka Soda Pop-Up Coming to DC9 For 11 Nights. You Read That Right.

That's not all they're gently mocking. While seven of eight drinks offered will be variations of vodka sodas, McGrath says an eighth will "poke a …

Gym Bandits Strike In Falls Church

The thieves stole items from two gym locations the same day in Falls Church.<p>FALLS CHURCH, VA—Gyms often warn members that items can be stolen from …

Crime

Newcomer Gregorys Coffee Adds Second D.C. Location

Plus, politicos dine at Rasika<p><i>Feeling overwhelmed by all the local restaurant news? Here’s a quick digest of tidbits you might otherwise have missed. Subscribe to our</i> <i>newsletter</i><i>, which goes out every weekday afternoon and includes links to the day's top stories, and/or keep an eye on the</i> <i>Eater DC</i></i> …

Restaurants

Urgent Need Of Holiday Gifts For Homeless Coalition

The Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless needs 600 more gifts to ensure a present for every one of their clients.<p>MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD — The …

Christmas

Pop Art Adds Modern Flair to Unconventional Diner

The Shaw diner is set to pop on Monday, December 18<p>Chef <b>David Deshaies</b> is set to open his long-anticipated Unconventional Diner next week inside the Washington Convention Center, giving upscale spins on diner food inside a bright California-inspired oasis.<p>Think: a wagyu cheeseburger served atop …

Restaurants

'Snowball Fights' Dec. 28 at Riverfront Park In Fredericksburg

An event dubbed "Snowball Fights" is set for Dec. 28 at Riverfront Park in Fredericksburg. The "snowballs" will be made of, ahem, …

Montgomery County Libraries Offer Animation Workshops

The programs are designed for children 10 to 14 years old and will all be held over winter break.<p>MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD – Montgomery County Public …

December 11: Four-Day Forecast For Kensington

Cloudy skies and breezy winds are in store for Kensington over the next four days.<p>Today, mostly cloudy starting tonight.<p>Tuesday December 12<p>Partly …

Weather

Funeral Set For Rockville Volunteer Fire Lieutenant

A funeral has been set for Deputy Chief Sander B. Cohen, the Rockville volunteer fire department lieutenant killed on I-270 Friday.<p>ROCKVILLE, MD — A …

Policing

Call To Artists: Exhibitions At Gaithersburg Art Galleries

Artists are invited to submit their applications to exhibit at one of Gaithersburg's three art galleries.<p>GAITHERSBURG, MD — Artists are invited to …

Art Galleries

5 Can't-Miss Christmas Events In Alexandria This Week

An interesting twist on a holiday light parade and free Santa photos are coming up in Alexandria this week.<p>ALEXANDRIA, VA—From Old Town to Del Ray, …

Mount Vernon

Snowfall Guide, Missing Man, Holiday DUI Arrests: Local News

Take a look at our roundup of this week's most interesting news from in and around Germantown.<p>GERMANTOWN, MD – Each week, Patch brings you the latest …

Crime

Hit-And-Run Driver Found Asleep At Stranger's Home: Police

A Centreville man was arrested Sunday after being in a three-car accident, fleeing and later being found asleep in a stranger's home.<p>CENTREVILLE, VA …

Crime

Numerous Classes, Day Trips Announced In McLean During 2018

McLean residents can sign up for a variety of classes and day trips in the new year.<p><b>From the McLean Community Center:</b> McLean Community Center (MCC) …

Vermeer

Del Ray WOW House: 1930s Home Appears Brand New

Not much about this spacious Del Ray bungalow suggests it was built in the 1930s.<p>ALEXANDRIA, VA—A larger family plus guests can feel comfortable in …

Houses

10 New Job Postings Around McLean

Get a head start on a job search before the holidays begin. Cybercoders is one employer hiring in McLean.<p>MCLEAN, VA—With the holiday season coming …

Employment

Missing 17-Year-Old Boy Found Dead in Bethesda: Police

A teenager has been found dead in a wooded area of Bethesda, Maryland, police say.<br>Photo Credit: Darcy Spencer/NBC Washington

Crime

Job Openings In The Silver Spring Area For Dec. 10

Looking for a new career, or just a change of pace? We've compiled some of the hottest openings in the area as listed by ZipRecruiter.<p>SILVER SPRING, …

Real Estate

Initial Phase of Isabella Eatery Is Now Open in Tysons

Score boozy coffees, pork sundaes, and broccoli pasta while shopping at the Galleria<p><i>Top Chef</i> alum Mike Isabella December 11 begins redefining mall dining with the partial arrival of <b>Isabella Eatery</b>, the multi-concept food hall now serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner — as well as pork-packed …

Restaurants