Sights and Sounds

The History of Gastropubs

The history of gastropubs

The restaurant world has a tendency to bat around buzzwords and phrases that do not make immediate sense to those who aren’t in the know. Often, the concepts behind these words are actually pretty interesting. One example is that of the gastropub, a cross between a bar and a restaurant…. Read more



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A Quick Beer Garden Guide For The Washington DC Metro Area

Everyone knows that D.C. is rich in history and culture, but anyone not intimately acquainted with the city might not know that it’s also rich in beer. It’s the kind of craft beer that can drag you out of your apartment in the snow, rain, or sleet. It’s the kind… Read more



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Add Culture to Your Week with an Art Walk in Seattle

Seattle certainly isn’t lacking in things to do, especially if you’re young and active. One facet of city life that particularly appeals to the younger set: art walks. They not only promote local artists and musicians, but also promote exercise and community. If you’re interested in getting to know your… Read more



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Apartment Safety Checklist for Your Family

The world can be a dangerous place, but it shouldn’t feel that way in the comfort of your own home. That’s why, when you pick an apartment for your family, safety should be your number one priority. Even after you’ve moved into a new abode, there are still steps you… Read more



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5 Tips to Pick Your New Coffee House

Coffee is more than just a morning pick-me-up for many people. It’s a tradition; a reason to take your morning selfie; an opportunity to show off your barista’s latte art on Instagram. If you’ve just moved to a new city and haven’t found a go-to java joint for your daily… Read more