Under the cherry-blossoms none are utter strangers. Cherry blossoms in evening. Ah well, today also belongs to the past. -Kobayashi Issa The annual National Cherry Blossom Festival is more than simply a popular springtime DC event: the art of hanami (flower-viewing) is a truly unique experience honoring simplicity, beauty, and the cultural arts that have … More Today Also Belongs to the Past: Cherry Blossoms Bloom Early in DC
Everyone knows about the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the Capitol and all of the other thought-provoking and commemorative sights that DC has to offer. But if you’re looking for an out-of-the-way, little-known piece of history right here in our midst, visit Lincoln Cottage. During the summer months of his presidency, Mr. Lincoln and his … More Visit Lincoln Cottage
Don’t have the time to take a full vacation this month? Consider a staycation instead! Take some time to explore your own backyard. Here are a few ideas to get you started: 1. Enjoy Outdoor Freebies DC summers are filled with tons of free outdoor concerts and movies! Enjoy beautiful scenery and live music at Jazz in the Garden, Capitol … More What to do during your DC Staycation
This is a great opportunity to experience amazing restaurants all across the DMV. Prix fixe menus have been designed to showcase the chef’s specialties as well as incorporate seasonal ingredients. Make sure to stop by your favorite spots in Maryland, DC and Virginia and make it a goal to try three new places! Baltimore Restaurant … More Beat the Heat-Experience Summer Restaurant Week!
As a child, going to baseball games is one of the most exciting and glorious things to do in the summer. Going to a Nationals’ baseball game as an adult makes you feel like you have once again become a kid. When you enter the Nationals Park, you see a sea of bright, electrifying red, … More Nationals Park: A Close Community in the City
With summer finally upon us, why not spend your sunny days enjoying the weather while supporting a good cause? Below are a few community events and organizations you might be interested in working with during the coming months – many of which will not only help improve your own well-being, but give a big boost to … More Summer of Service: Washington, DC
Instead of opening up Netflix or visiting Redbox and watching a movie from your sofa, get outside and watch a movie under the stars! Pack a blanket, chairs, and snacks and drive to your local outdoor movie. Take a look at the dates and locations below. Visit each website for details. Washington, DC Georgetown Sunset … More Get Outdoors!
When’s the last time you hopped on a bicycle? This healthy and environmentally-friendly mode of transportation is celebrated every year on Bike to Work Day! Whether you’re pedaling through Maryland, looking for a pit stop in Washington DC, or locking up your bike in Northern Virginia, we have a rundown of events in your area. … More Bike to Work Day 2016
Get ready for some delicious deals! Winter Restaurant Week begins this month and runs throughout the DMV until mid-March. Our concierges have come together to share some of their favorite local restaurants and why you should give them a try! *** *** Fredericksburg January 15-25 No. of Participating Restaurants: 30+ Offering: Lunch and Dinner Concierge Choice: … More Winter Restaurant Week 2016
Charm City Concierge recently took a trip to the International Spy Museum and took part in a Top Secret Scavenger Hunt; but of course we are here to share some of the details! The evening started with us breaking into teams after a couple of tour guides gave us a break down of what we were … More Charm City Confidential