WTOP's Bob Madigan
Bob Madigan has been with WTOP Radio for 18 years. For most of that time, he has been covering the "Good" "Positive" news of Washington. Here is a chance to listen to some of his most recent pieces and you may even download if you wish. You can email Bob at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow him on Twitter.
** PHOTO: Bob Madigan, left, shaved his head for childhood cancer.
Kennedy Center Honors are on CBS tonight (Tuesday 12/27) at 9 pm.
Tying one on for Christmas takes on a new meaning! Mark Metzger, owner of Highcliffe Clothiers Middleburg, is a board member The Custom Tailors and Designers Association(CTDA)
bakes beautiful things, creates delicious food and owns a 4-star restaurant called Michel Richard Citronelle
Today, there are a number of families in MD, VA and DC that are struggling to perform common tasks that most of us take for granted because of a lack of transportation. Imagine trying to get to work, taking your child to a doctor, or caring for an elderly parent…all without a car.You can help change that for someone with Vehicles For Change
for some occurred in Presidents' Park near the White House at the lighting of the National Christmas Tree. It was when Joseph Leo Bwarie of Jersey Boys stepped up to the microphone.
The lighting of the National Menorah on the Ellipse near the White House was a festive and emotional event. Below are two reports.
advice from Jim Barker founder of The Washington Wine Academy, which was incorporated as a Virginia State 501©3 non-profit in 1999 and has been educating wine lovers in the Washington, DC ever since.
The Washington Ballet's "The Nutcracker" 50th Anniversary production wraps up Christmas Eve afternoon. So, let's hear what it's target audience has to say.
Warner Theatre 13th and E St NW
For the Wellness Community DC it was confusing, so they changed their name this year to Hope Connections for Cancer Support. 301.493.5002
How & why an important lobbying firm did away with their always spectacular Holiday Party. And learn more about iPads for Soldiers by clicking here.
That's the ticket!! Give the gift of live theatre with the purchase of a Washington-area theatre TixCertificate. Affordable - available in $20 increments, easy to use with no extra fees and valid for one year from date of purchase. Washington-area theatre TixCertificates are theatre gift certificates valid at a wide variety of local professional theatres more than 50 in all. TixCertificates are a program of theatreWashington (formerly known as The Helen Hayes Awards) and can be purchased online by clicking here or by calling 202.337.4572.
Everyone attending The National Symphony Orchestra's "Handel's Messiah" is asked to bring canned goods for the Capital Area Food Bank. The NSO is joined by world renowned soloists and the University of Maryland College Park Concert Choir. It runs thru Sunday at the Kennedy Center.
That would be the new Market Tavern in Clarendon! It used to be Harry's Tap Room and the man who opened that in 2003 Michael Sternberg has transformed it into something new "Market Tavern" for one of the busiest restaurant scenes in the area.
Thousands of our neighbors depend on The Capital Area Food Bank directly or indirectly to fight hunger. The Capital Area Food Bank is the largest, public nonprofit hunger and nutrition education resource in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area.
That is NOT a misspelling. This is a story about how one small all-volunteer non-profit reaches out to our wounded by providing Friday night dinners at restaurants. The Aleethia Foundation has been doing dinners every Friday night since October of 2003. Click here for more information about helping!
But, "The Greatest Holiday Party of All" ??!!?? That's what it was called. And it was the Kennedy Center. What did the party goers think?
Because there are still many people in our area who need your help. That is one reason why so many WTOP staffers, reporters and anchors have volunteered to be bell ringers for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign
And they have a high tech virtual Red Kettle so you can donate on line by clicking here
The British Players production of "Puss and Boots" is a wonderful example of British Pantomime traditionally performed in the winter months, with family audiences. It is not Mime as we know it, but a popular form of theatre, incorporating song, dance, buffoonery, slapstick, in-jokes, audience participation, and mild innuendo. Friday - Sunday thru December 18, For ticket information click here. Kensington Town Hall 3710 Mitchell St Kensington, MD
And this will be the 25th Anniversary Leukemia Ball "Toast to Making a Difference". Saturday, March 31, 2012 Walter E. Washington Convention Center Between 7th and 9th Streets, NW