Meet the dogs that helped seven DC chef’s cope through the pandemic and don’t miss their adorably extra doggy diets: including tuna confit, blueberries, porridge, and more.
In June’s 25 community-led “Sidewalk Palooza” events, (ironically named after the Mayor’s annual car-centric Pothole Palooza) people documented 385 cases of unsafe pedestrian infrastructure—many of which have been languishing on the city’s to-do list for years. Missing curb cuts force seniors in wheelchairs into the road, uneven sidewalks send runners tumbling, and more!
Even you're vaccinated, wear a mask on transit, at schools and playgrounds, in medical settings and DC government buildings, and in any business that requires them. (Plus, we'll add: Wherever else it makes you feel more comfortable).
Twirl around Design Foundry’s interactive exhibit featuring outfits and accessories made by designers across the country. What to expect? “A posh tea room with Georgetown cupcakes made of felt, a pedal-bike-powered dry cleaner, and a Parisian plaid zone with a carousel” (all day)
Learn about “Indigenous culture through music, film, dance, storytelling” all weekend long. Kick off the celebration by shopping for unique artists market finds at the REACH. (6pm)
Celebrate summer with a friend at The Station in Riverdale Park, just outside of DC in the Hyattsville direction, featuring a “live DJ set, outdoor games, nine-hole miniature golf, a photo scavenger hunt, giveaways, prizes and more!” (6pm)
What’s there to laugh about anymore?
Ricky Valez provides comedic relief when tackling serious topics like anxiety, mental health, and society in a post-pandemic world. (9:30pm)
Bad Candy presents a brand-new DC group art exhibition featuring various art forms from pop art to multimedia art, street art to tech (?) art, etc. (5pm)
Take PRIDE in your post-pandemic bod
If your clothes are too big or too small or just simply don’t fit right anymore, then stop by Pitcher’s patio to revamp your style. 40% of the sidewalk sale proceeds will benefit No Justice No Pride, SMYAL, Mary’s House DC, Casa Ruby, Prism, and the AGLA. (10am)
A thoroughly guided baking lesson by master baker, Hannah Wolfman-Arent at Sonny’s Pizza. Take on the classic summertime dessert with some fun and share your masterpiece with friends and your next dinner party! (11am)
Curated finds at Dupont Underground
"Future of What will be bringing top-shelf vintage, upcycled cool stuff for your life and home to Dupont’s Basement’ (12-5 pm)
HIAS letter writing program encourages everyone to volunteer writing letters of compassion and solidarity for refugees and people in immigration detention. (6:30pm)
A movie under the stars
AdMo is back with their summer movie series, premiering with Punk the Capital. Grab a brown bag movie meal deal from Amsterdam Falafelshop, Shibuya Eatery, Spacycloud, and more. Then cozy up with friends or yourself at the Marie Reed Soccer Field. (8pm)
Fuel your day with brews from local coffee shops every Tuesday at 10 am. First come, first serve, so get ‘em while they’re cold! Summer House is a brand-new re-envisioned coworking space at National Landing’s Gateway Green in Arlington, VA. (sign up)