Scrounging for a place to feed your face? Short on cash to stuff that hole beneath your 'stache? If so, here are some places for you to eat. And, don't worry: this list, of course, is our treat.
Citysearch Dictator Meghan Dombrink-Green loves to dance. "I just love getting out there and moving," she says. After a year of studying hip-hop at the DC Dance Collective, and after developing a healthy addiction to Zumba, she's branched out to find the best dance opportunities in the district. Here, she shares her favorites.
It's easy to get stuck in a dating rut in D.C.; everyone is too busy, stressed and tired to pull off a creative date. With a little planning, though, there are plenty of romantic options to be had that go beyond the usual. Show your better half a good time somewhere unexpected: Learn how to rub each other the right way in an instructional couples massage class at the Natural Body Spa (pictured), try a tree-side candlelit picnic indoors at Firefly or throw murder into the mix and team up to solve a crime at the Blair Mansion Inn's mystery dinner theater. A little romance goes a long way.
Nowadays, a romantic date doesn't have to be just dinner and movie. Step outside of your comfort zone by transforming your ordinary date into one that's extraordinary. Make your heart-throb swoon with pleasure by going on a biplane ride or having a chance to swim with dolphins. Find out what adventures await you in Orlando Citysearch's guide. (Photo courtesy of Discovery Cove)
If a lack of funds is keeping you from asking out that cutie at the coffee shop, you should consider stretching your mind to come up with some creative and fun Philadelphia-style date ideas that won't cost you more than a couple of bucks and will simultaneously make you look like a date innovation superstar. Here are a few to get you started, and no, we don't mind if you take the credit for thinking them up.
A Boston spa-stay should be at the top of everyone's must-dos, for locals and visitors alike. Although not cheap, when you consider the cost-effectiveness of package deals around the city, the magic recipe of luxurious sleepover and personal pampering becomes an accessible extravagance. Whether you're looking for a night out with friends, a romantic evening or some dedicated ?me time,? these hotel and spa packages will do a mind and body good.
(Photo: Courtesy of the Spa at Mandarin Oriental)
With the recent devastation in Haiti, the need for helping others and lending a hand has become even more urgent. If you'd like to help Haiti now, you can click here . There are also plenty of other ways to volunteer for local charities. Whether you can spare a weekend playing with rescued dogs, spend a Saturday afternoon reading to kids, or simply donate your time to clean up the beach, find out where to volunteer in Los Angeles and beyond. Watch our ABC 7 segment here.
As seen on ABC 7 ... Still don't know where you're going to be ringing in 2010? Check out our list of Top 7 New Year's Eve parties in Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire and Ventura County. You can also watch the segment here for a closer look. Happy New Year!
Los Angeles and Las Vegas are inching ever closer to each other on the proverbial dance floor. Vegas nightlife fixtures "the twins" (Cy and Jesse Waits) are set to take over the new rooftop bar at the W Hollywood next year, while a new Sky Bar at the Hard Rock (and possibly a Vegas edition of Playhouse) are set to pop in Sin City before New Year's 2011. This year, City Center, the Strip's sprawling $8.5 billion dollar complex, is where much of the action will be with multiple new nightclubs opening Dec. 31st. But if you're not leaving town, don't worry--there are plenty of Vegas-esque NYE experiences that will take place in L.A. Get ready to double down on the biggest party night of the year Vegas-style whether you're in SoCal or Nevada.
Breaking New Year's resolutions is a lot easier than making them, but Miami still has plenty of places to turn to before bold ambitions run cold. Whether your goal is to cut back on spending or improve your look, our guides will get you started on the right foot for 2010.