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Zen, not Xanax, at Hotel Madera in Washington, DC

April 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – With its tranquil Japanese cherry trees and lush National Mall, Washington, DC may appear to outsiders as a serene, stately capital where the calm natural landscape complements the composed implementation of the nation’s business. Of course, as we all know, bubbling barely below the surface is an… (more)
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Say Hi to Hello Cupcake in Washington, DC

February 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Perky, spic-and-span, and a little bit precious, Hello Cupcake is one of the friendliest cupcakeries that DC has to offer. The humble cupcake has become such a craze in DC that many of the most popular purveyors have frustratingly long lines (here’s looking at you, Georgetown… (more)
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A Simple Equation at Filter Coffeehouse and Espresso Bar in Washington, DC

February 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – The mission of Filter Coffeehouse and Espresso Bar can be summed up in the equation that appears at the top of their website: people + bicycles + (coffee cup x French press) = thumbs up! That’s Filter’s simple way of expressing (espressing?) their commitment to the… (more)
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Raise a Glass to Romanovs at Russia House in Washington, DC

November 3, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, US – The Russian culture is known for many qualities, but hospitality is perhaps one of its most celebrated. And nowhere does an Eastern European flair for entertaining come into more vivid relief than at Russia House, where it’s set against a ritzy, glitzy backdrop of theatrical décor.… (more)