District Divas Culture

Review: Marie Antoinette at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre

The Woolly Mammoth Theatre, one of my favorite theaters in Washington, opened its 35th season with a bang, and a bit of cake.

David Adjmi’s Marie Antoinette started out by making us laugh at the ridiculous Marie, totally contemporary, complete with flashing paparazzi bulbs, hot tubs, allusions to shabby chic, …

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Review: Pure Barre NYC

Every month, a fitness boutique newborn enters the world and typically, they start their lives in New York City. This means that in addition to our staggering (but worth it) monthly gym memberships, we also justify discretionary spending at supplemental classes. We New Yorkers weigh the cost of a good …

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Recap: Washington’s Dîner en Blanc

Aside from pink, white takes the cake as my favorite color, and there’s not much I enjoy more than drinking champagne outdoors.

Thus, I was ecstatic when I received an invitation earlier this summer for Dîner en Blanc, a global phenomenon that involves thousands of people picnicking, formally, in major …

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Recap: Bubbles, Bluegrass & Barbecue

It’s been a hot summer. But even in the heat, we’ve made a point of taking full advantage of Washington’s lovely patios this year.

Our friends at The Heights were also in the mood to celebrate the close of summer. So we teamed up the restaurant to throw a low-key …

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Recap: USBG Bloody Mary Brunch

Sometimes, it’s tough being a Bitch. You prefer mimosas, but you have to drink Bloody Marys. These are not real problems, people.

I had committed to judging the Bloody Mary contest for the U.S. Bartender’s Guild- Washington, D.C. at their inaugural brunch event at the St. Regis. I’d never …

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Recap: FFF Series for New York Fashion Week

Since this past Thursday, Fashion Bitches have been scurrying across town for various runway shows, presentations, and after parties to celebrate the industry and forecast trends for Spring 2015. Between all of this activity, it can be tough to find some time for exercise and overall wellness. As girls on …

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Slate Wine Bar + Bistro Pinot Noir Tasting

From the moment we walked into Slate Wine Bar and Bistro, the service was exceptional. We were greeted by a friendly hostess and then shown to our table. The owner, Elizabeth Banker, and her husband, Managing Director, Danny Lledó, came to our table throughout the evening to explain the different …

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Review: Hack the Met

If you’ve read any of my past New York culture reviews (such as Then She Fell, Steve Cohen Chamber Magic, or Morning Gloryville), you’ll already know that I love to spend my time exploring the quirky activities that this great city has to offer. Most of these offbeat …

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Recap: Bacon and Beer Classic

There’s nothing more American than baseball, beer, and bacon. Combine the three during a gorgeous, sunny August afternoon and you’ll have a stadium full of happy campers. I got to experience this trifecta first-hand during the Bacon and Beer Classic’s NYC event at Citi Field, home of the New York …

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Recap: Rosé & Cheese with Chateau D’Esclans

There are few things I love more in life than a nice glass of wine and a few gooey hunks of cheese. I’ve pushed aside the fact that I’m more than likely lactose intolerant, merely swapping my skim milk for almond in morning lattes, because the thought of giving up …

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