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Archive - 2016

December 19th

Dogs Need Homes for the Holidays

Rural Dog Rescue Need Temporary Fosters for Several Dogs

Around for the holidays and have space to care for a rescue dog? Rural Dog Rescue (733 Eighth St. SE) is looking for volunteers to foster dogs between Dec. 22 and the start of January — the length of time depends on the dog.

Jazz Avenues

Merry, Merry Jazz for All, All Over

Merry, merry musical treats featuring an all-star group of entertainers highlight offerings for December in all sections of the city, from the cozy Jazz and Cultural Society in Northeast to Westminster Presbyterian Church in Southwest, and to The Brixton and the Kennedy Center, Blues Alley, and Twins Jazz in Northwest.

Steve Monroe is a Washington, DC, writer who can be reached at steve@jazzavenues. com and followed at www.twitter.com/jazzavenues.

December 17th

Depeche Art

East City Art’s Mid-City Gallery Exhibitions and News

1314 one/Half Gallery

Phil Hutinet is the publisher of East City Art, dedicated to DC’s visual arts. For more information visit www.eastcityart.com.

Insatiable’s Guide to Holiday Reunions

As friends and family start booking flights to come home for the holidays, a lot of us are looking for things to do as a group. Because everyone has a different preference, picking just one bar or restaurant is a surefire way to disappoint at least some of your group. I’ve done you the favor of combing through the multitude of U Street bars to find three perfect itineraries, each for its unique crowd.

The Themed Night

Max Moline is a communications specialist living in DC. He frequents Nationals Park and enjoys writing about food as much as he does eating it. He’s always looking for new places to try. Rooftops and cigar lounges are a plus! Get in touch: molinecommunications@gmail.com; @MaxMoline425.

December 16th

Stress Less during Stressful Times

Practical Tips for Getting Through the Holidays

Stress is a very private affair. It’s a reaction between you and you. What you think in your mind and feel in your heart manifests in your body. Uncle Johnny’s blunt outbursts at Christmas dinner can send you into an internal tailspin. The more he talks the more your blood boils. However, your sister finds Uncle Johnny’s indiscreet comments endearing.

Pattie Cinelli is a holistic health and fitness trainer, lecturer, and yoga teacher who began writing her column in the Hill Rag more than 25 years ago. Email her with comments, questions, or column ideas at fitness@pattiecinelli.com.

A Fishy Christmas Eve

‘Tis the season for holiday traditions, and what better way to celebrate than with good food and friends? For the second straight year, on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, Masseria owner/chef Nick Stefanelli will recreate a beloved family tradition: Festa dei Sette Pesci, the Feast of the Seven Fishes. The Italian/American culinary observance will be held at his newly Michelin-starred dining destination, tucked behind Union Market. Other Italian restaurants will celebrate as well.

East Side News

What a Wunderful World

It was the last day of November, but people were in short sleeves.

Max Moline is a communications specialist living in DC. He frequents Nationals Park and enjoys writing about food as much as he does eating it. He’s always looking for new places to try. Rooftops and cigar lounges are a plus! Get in touch: molinecommunications@gmail.com; @MaxMoline425.

Yoga on the Run

Let’s Get Physical

Do you enjoy running and yoga? If so, Yoga on the Run might be for you!

Stacy Peterson, MS, MA, CSCS, CHHC, is a functional nutrition educator, holistic health coach, and strength and conditioning coach practicing whole-foods nutrition and physical training for individuals of all ages and activities on the Hill. She provides an integrative aspect to everyone’s healthcare and performance team. For recipes, nutrition, and exercise tips sign up for the monthly newsletter at www.accelerationsports.net. To see how we can help you achieve your health and/or fitness goals contact Acceleration Sports by emailing stacy@accelerationsports.netor calling 805-704-7193.