WTOP's Bob Madigan
Bob Madigan has been with WTOP Radio for 18 years. For most of that time, he has been covering the "Good" "Positive" news of Washington. Here is a chance to listen to some of his most recent pieces and you may even download if you wish. You can email Bob at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow him on Twitter.
** PHOTO: Bob Madigan, left, shaved his head for childhood cancer.
The Pen/Faulkner award for fiction is a great way to start that list.
Not if you are talking about the 3rd Annual Newsbabes Bash to end breast cancer Tuesday May 17th.
From Mint Juleps, to remembrances, to Hats!!!
Like a starting revelation about the Mint Julep!
The Columbia Room 1021 Seventh St. NW, 202.393.0336
Derek Brown's recipe!
12-14 oz. Silver Cup
1.5-2 oz. Bourbon
˝ oz. Cane syrup (2:1)
Add mint to bottom of the glass. Add simple syrup and gently muddle mint into syrup, rubbing around the edges of the glass. Do not over-muddle the mint. Discard excess mint, leaving syrup behind. Fill glass half way with crushed ice. Add Bourbon. Jiggle ingredients but do not stir. Add crushed ice on top until mound forms. You may add an additional quarter ounce of simple syrup over mound if you desire. Garnish with large mint sprig and dust with powdered sugar.
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Tyler Termeer is an avid cyclist and has completed the AIDS LifeCycle (ALC) Charity Ride, 545 miles down the beautiful Coast of California, over the last two years, and is currently in training for the 10 year anniversary of ALC. For more information on how to support Tyler in ALC 10 visit his personal fundraising page.
Premiere of the Reconstructed 1927 Orchestra score to Buster Keaton's silent comedy classic, "College" will take place This Sunday May 8 4 pm at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD. This will be the first time in 84 years the film has been shown with its original score! click here for ticket information.
Celebrated Chef José Andrés is named the 2011 Duke Zeibert Capital Achievement Award Winner by Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington. The Duke Zeibert Capital Achievement Award, named in honor of legendary restaurateur and first recipient in 1994, Duke Zeibert, is given to a member of the restaurant industry whose dedication and leadership have contributed to the success of Washington's vibrant restaurant scene.
It could be the ride of your life Ride Allegheny a 320 mile bicycling fund raiser starting Thursday October 6th on the Steel Valley Trail in Pittsburgh PA, connecting with the C&O Canal Trail in Cumberland MD and finishing Sunday October 9th at Smokey Glen Farm in Gaithersburg Maryland. The total ride will take place over four days averaging 80 miles a days. It is all to benefit Operation Second Chance a non profit 501 (c) 3 status organization dedicated to helping injured Soldiers and Marines transition back to active duty or civilian life. www.rideallegheny.org
Santa Steve continues his support of Susan G. Komen for the Cure and it's fight to end Breast Cancer with Bold Bald Santa - Solidarity with Chemotherapy
Wolf Trap has commissioned a 2nd Opera and it premiers this week.>Don't miss additional performances of The Inspector April 29 and May 1!
The 27th Helen Hayes Awards were handed out at the Warner Theatre. Here are the two reports that ran one on some of the winners the second on the Helen Hayes Forever USPS Stamp.
The president of Georgetown University Hospital Richard Goldberg, MD. Wait til you hear about his favorite pastime.
Tom Sietsema reviews: Sabai Sabai Simply Thai
19847 Century Blvd, Germantown
Listen to two versions of his review below and click here to read the rest
Why the Bowie Baysox season opener was a home run for breast cancer awareness!
as his wife Jayni is honored by the National Wildlife Federation.
the restaurant that is..
Medium Rare 3500 Connecticut Ave. NW., 202.237.1432
that would be delicious! Food University™ Presented by Family Circle event at IKEA Woodbridge on Saturday, April 16th from 2-4 p.m.