Archive for February 2014

SingStrong a capella festival

February 20, 2014 - 03:41 PM
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Executive Producer Jonathan Minkoff, Producer Rita Gigliotti and Former School Board Member Stu Gibson came on the show to talk about the SingStrong A Capella Festival this weekend. The proceeds from the event support the Alzheimer's Association and local music programs.

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Animal ambassadors from Sea World and Busch Gardens

February 20, 2014 - 03:35 PM
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Jay Tacey, Busch Gardens zoological operations manager, brought some of the animal ambassadors from Sea World and Busch Gardens on the show for a visit.

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Why dieting doesn't work

February 20, 2014 - 03:27 PM
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Karen Schachter, certified eating psychologist, came on the show to talk about why dieting doesn't work - and what you should do instead.

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How to online network effectively

February 19, 2014 - 05:11 PM
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But, sometimes, online networking is overlooked. Jennifer Nycz-Conner from the Washington Business Journal says that you should be using online networking to your advantage. She joined us on set to tell us how.

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"American Idiot" is in DC

February 19, 2014 - 05:07 PM
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And now, it's here in DC! Two of the stars of the production, Jared Nepute and Olivia Puckett joined us on set.

 

 

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Wayback Burger is now in Ashburn, VA

February 19, 2014 - 05:02 PM
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Wayback Burgers just opened a location in Ashburn, Virginia. Bill Brown, Franchise Business Consultant, and Thomas O'brien, a Store Employee, were here to tell us about their famous Triple Triple Burger.

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6th Annual DC-CAPital Stars Contest

February 19, 2014 - 04:56 PM
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They will take center stage to compete for college scholarships at the 6th Annual "DC-CAPital Stars: A Tribute to Broadway." Argelia Rodriguez, the President and CEO of DC College Access Program (DC CAP), and two student finalists Audrey Rinehart and Paris Mcmillian joined us on set.

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Tips to save energy and save money on your electric bill

February 18, 2014 - 02:46 PM
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Barbara Englehart, Northern Virginia business development and outreach manager for the Local Energy Alliance Program, came on the show to share her advice on how to save energy and reduce your electric bill during these cold winter months.

Another way to improve your home's energy efficiency is through LEAP's yearlong community sustainability challenge, Re-Energize Reston. As part of the 50th Anniversary of Reston's founding year, the goal will be to perform 1,964 Home Energy Check-Ups and help Reston residents make improvements towards more comfortable, healthier, safer and better performing homes. You can learn more about the challenge and sign up for a Home Energy Check-Up at www.ReEnergizeReston.com.

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Watkins Award ceremony in DC

February 18, 2014 - 02:39 PM
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J. Everette Pearsall, the executive director of the National Alliance of African American Athletes, came on the show to talk about the Watkins Award ceremony in DC.

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How you can participate in Social Media Week 2014

February 18, 2014 - 02:24 PM
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Amanda Miller Littlejohn, personal branding consultant, stopped by to talk about how Washingtonians can virtually participate in Social Media Week 2014.

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Moby-Dick at the Kennedy Center

February 18, 2014 - 02:13 PM
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Composer Jake Heggie came on the show to talk about the east coast premiere of Moby-Dick, the opera.

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Madame Tussauds Gallery of Presidents

February 17, 2014 - 04:01 PM
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Carly Lucas, PR and communications manager at Madame Tussauds, came on the show with a wax figure of George Washington to talk about the Gallery of Presidents.

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Presidential tea at Tudor Place in Georgetown

February 17, 2014 - 03:46 PM
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Talia Mosconi, education director at Tudor Place, came on the show to talk about tea time in the 1700s. Tudor Place hosts themed teas every Saturday.

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Presidents' favorite foods

February 17, 2014 - 03:38 PM
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Folami Jenkins and Jerome Grant from Details Catering came on the show to talk about a few of the dishes that our presidents can't resist.

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Alexandria's George Washington Birthday Parade

February 17, 2014 - 03:20 PM
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Kathleen Kelly, a member of the George Washington Birthday Celebration Committee, and Colonel John Sims, the principal of the Alexandria Veterans Advisory Group, came on the show to talk about the parade and Alexandria's Year of the Veteran.

 

 

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Presidential style through the ages

February 17, 2014 - 03:16 PM
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Style Expert Lauren Rothman came on the show to talk about some iconic presidential styles over the past few decades.

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Washington DC International Food and Wine Festival

February 14, 2014 - 04:29 PM
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Dennis Burns, food and beverage director at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, and Matt Lane, vice president of Peter Lehmann Wines, came on the show to discuss the 15th Annual Washington, DC International Food and Wine Festival, and to preview some of the wines that will be showcased.

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Homemade floral arrangements for Valentine's Day

February 14, 2014 - 04:23 PM
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Sarah von Pollaro, founder of Urban Petals Floral Design and Flower Empowered Floral Arrangements, came on the show to discuss how to make your own floral arrangements at home!

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Crimes of Passion at the Crime Museum

February 14, 2014 - 04:19 PM
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Janine Vaccarello, chief operating officer of the Crime Museum and co-founder of the Natalee Holloway Resource Center, came on the show to discuss the Crime Museum's 5th Annual Valentine's After Hours Event, "Crimes of Passion."

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A romantic dinner for two

February 14, 2014 - 04:13 PM
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Lauren DeSantis, editor and producer if Capital Cooking, came on the show to demonstrate how to make a romantic Valentine's Day dinner at home.

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