Get Beered in Virginia – City Brew Tours – NOVA Brew Tour Launches

It's no secret that many residents of the District of Columbia (including myself) usually wouldn't be caught dead in the suburbs, particularly Virginia (yes I'm from West Virginia, move along now). The Potomac is a great divide. However, when Steve Quartell of City Brew Tours reached out to me and Mrs. Barred in DC and … Continue reading Get Beered in Virginia – City Brew Tours – NOVA Brew Tour Launches

Where to Watch the World Series in DC

If you can't get in to Nationals Park, here's where you can watch (photo by Barred in DC)For the first time 86 years (though for over one-third of them there was no team here), the World Series will be played in the District of Columbia. After a thrilling ride through the MLB playoffs, the Washington … Continue reading Where to Watch the World Series in DC

Club Heaven and Hell Sent Straight to Hell – Record Setting Fine and Suspension (UPDATE)

1/30/20 Update: In the biggest upset of 2020 (move over Titans over Ravens), the bar, after being closed for 3 months, actually paid the $90,000 fine and can now re-open as of January 30th. Club Heaven and Hell, the long-time Adams Morgan club (opened around 1991), suffered a massive blow last week when the DC Alcohol … Continue reading Club Heaven and Hell Sent Straight to Hell – Record Setting Fine and Suspension (UPDATE)

Getting Schooled on Cocktails: DC Harvest’s Mixology Class

Brothers Jared and Arthur Ringel, who own and run one of my go-to sit-down restaurants, DC Harvest, recently invited Mr. and Mrs. Barred in DC to check out the "DCH Mixology Class." This independently owned spot, which recently celebrated its 5 year anniversary at its 6th and H St. NE location, serves popular brunches, well-priced local … Continue reading Getting Schooled on Cocktails: DC Harvest’s Mixology Class