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D.C. sommelier 'duels' Irish whiskey, single malt expertise

Those looking to get an education in a celebrated slice of Irish culture can find one on a long mahogany bar in a curved glass at Rí Rá's The Whiskey Room.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 04:19pm EDT

Tags: The Whiskey Room, Rachael Ewing, whiskey

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D.C.'s apartment trend tends toward 'micro'

D.C. will soon see what it's like to experience tiny living in an apartment with the boom of interest in micro-units.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 10:12am EDT

Tags: micro-units, small apartments, apartments, D.C.,

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Capital Hustle turns tamales into dough with 'Mexican Cowboy'

Two longtime D.C. friends are helping under-served businesses overcome their obstacles with creative campaigns.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 10:22am EDT

Tags: Capital Hustle, tamales, Mexican Cowboy, Emiliano Ruprah, Carlos Martin del Campo,

Is the monocle the next big trend for D.C.?

The New York Times says the monocle will be the next big trend. But will it transfer to D.C.?

Friday - 03/07/2014, 10:36am EST

Tags: monocle, New York Times, fashion,

From vegetables to chickens, backyard farming on the rise

The U.S. has seen a decline in farms in the last 25 years. One growing response is the rise of backyard farms.

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 07:13am EST

Tags: backyard farming, gardening, Celebrating FOOD!, Susan James

The buzz grows louder: More people turn to beekeeping

With one-third of our food supply linked to honeybee pollination, locals are taking beekeeping in their own hands.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 12:37pm EST

Tags: bees, beekeeping, honeybee

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Chickpeas please D.C. eaters, 'Today' show viewers

D.C.-based 2Armadillos makes and sells crispy chickpeas. With a little national exposure, business for the new company is booming.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 09:28am EST

Tags: 2Armadillos, chickpea, "Today" show, D.C., snacks

Small device could replace need for heart transplant

As technology continues to improve, heart failure patients have more options than heart transplant.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 03:30pm EST

Tags: heart transplant, heart failure, Dr. Najjar, Washington Hospital Center

Training the brain for cognitive success

Brain training sharpens cognitive abilities in the young and the old.

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 08:22pm EST

Tags: brain training, LearningRx, cognitive

Boost your home's curb appeal with simple, inexpensive fixes

John Gidding, host of HGTV's "Curb Appeal" stopped by WTOP to chat about a few simple and inexpensive changes that will instantly freshen the front of your home.

Monday - 02/24/2014, 06:56am EST

Tags: HGTV, Home, John Gidding, Curb Appeal,

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