District Digest: Shutdown hits District health center, Congressional beer prices

Shutdown hits health centers Mary’s Center, the second-largest medical provider for low-income patients in the District, has not yet turned away a patient seeking treatment but is feeling the strain of the federal government shutdown. Half of the Center’s 30,000 patients are enrolled in Medicaid or D.C. Healthcare Alliance. The Center was meant to receive […]

Study: Budweiser preferred among people who make bad decisions

The “king of beers” is also the king of emergency room visits. While only making up 9.1 percent of domestic beer sales, Budweiser is implicated in the more emergency room visits nationwide than any other alcoholic beverage. Roughly a third of emergency room visits in the United States involve patients who had been impairing their decision […]

D.C. Beer Week promises fancy brews for the District’s beer-lovers

For those lucky enough to be over 21 and in the District this week, D.C. Beer Week has started, during which D.C. residents and tourists can appreciate all things local and beer. D.C. Beer Week, which started Sunday, brings forth eight days full of beer dinners, tap takeovers, meet-and-greets with local brewers, and the opportunity to sample […]

The Nationals up beer price to most expensive in league

While the weather may suggest otherwise, spring and, with it, professional baseball have begun in D.C. This baseball season is shaping up to be an exciting one for the Nationals, who are predicted to be the best team in the majors. Before running off to the next game, however, consider bringing extra cash. Out of […]

Free for All: Lift your spirits

Don’t miss the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s annual free performance. This year they’re doing free showings of the Bard’s Julius Caesar starting tomorrow night through September 4. You can enter a ticket lottery or stand outside for the 200 free tickets being given away at the door. The shows will be at the company’s sleek and […]