Mango Tree (now closed)

The first night of summer was spent on the patio of Mango Tree in City Center sipping a spicy mango cocktail. Yelp Elite hosted the event at a relatively new restaurant that is gaining worldwide appeal. According the the Washington Post “Mango Tree is part of a Bangkok-based company, the Mango Tree Group, with 70-plus […]

H Street N.E./Capitol Hill

I work on Capitol Hill and daily I can see how H Street is gentrifying fast and furiously. What was once a blighted run down area is now rising from the ashes to become one of the most sought after areas among young up and comers. As you can see from the photos, new restaurants, […]

Kennedy Street Celebrates 100 Years

This Saturday marked the 100th anniversary of Kennedy Street located in the Northwest quadrant of D.C. The  neighborhood celebrated its anniversary by having its second annual Kennedy Street Festival. Two lots were filled with vendors and information booths. There were a couple of food trucks as well including wood fire pizza prepared on the spot by Timber Pizza Company. Fitness […]

D.C. Jazz Festival at The Yards

On a whim I decided to throw my name in the hat on Yelp for free tickets to the DC Jazz Festival at The Yards.  I didn’t think anything more of it until the other day when I was checking my email and noticed a message from Yelp buried in the social tab of my […]