Ben’s Chili Bowl will expand to Rosslyn. Photo used under the Creative Commons License.
The weekend always seems too short. Here’s some news to brighten your Monday.
Ben’s Chili Bowl announced they’re expanding to Rosslyn
, meaning that delicious chili will only be a walk away.
– For football fans looking for the ideal spot to watch the Redskin’s opener against the Giants tonight, check out these bars
and restaurants, because overpriced alcohol is still cheaper than NFL tickets.
– If running on the National Mall isn’t scenic enough, join DC Bike Party Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Dupont Circle as they cycle “around the world,” or at least through Embassy Row.
News from the outside world to help you further procrastinate on that study guide.
–While you were wasting away in Gelman, everyone’s favorite shield wielding superhero was busy fighting crime a few blocks away. Check out this grainy footage of the Captain America sequel that was filmed on the Teddy Roosevelt Bridge this past Sunday.
–In between tapings of his audio blog and various speaking appearances, Vice President Joe Biden’s threw a raging Cinco de Mayo party this past Sunday. The fiesta even featured salsa with VP’s face on it.
– And in the vein of cute animals doing unusual things, check out the National Zoo’s latest addition, Bozie: The Painting Elephant.
– Did you check out Puppy Palooza on campus Saturday? University President Steven Knapp hit the badminton court at the event in University Yard. And he knew what he was doing.
Photo Courtesy of the National Cherry Blossom Festival
This post was written by Hatchet reporter Olivia Kantor
The weather’s heating up this week and the cherry blossoms are officially in bloom. Get outside and off Foggy Bottom to take advantage of spring events around the District.
-Hit up the Tidal Basin paddle boats and check out the National Mall from the water. Race your friends, get tan and laugh at all the photo-crazed tourists. Tidal Basin paddle boats
start at $12 dollars an hour. Reservations can be made online.
-In honor of the D.C. Cherry Blossom festival, Japanese eatery Kushi Izakaya & Sushi
is hosting a sushi buffet April 11, with live performances featuring Taiko drummers from the Tamagawa University in Tokyo. Sushi buffet? Enough said. Tickets will be sold at the door starting at 8 p.m.
-Get classy at the Willard Intercontinental’s Cherry Blossom Tea
service. Nibble on cherry scones and sip Japanese Cherry Blossom tea from the Peacock Alley Tea Room with views of the White House. Tea is served Friday through Sunday 1:00p.m. to 4:00p.m.