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“Zeleno Cafe” offers a variety of fresh and fruity meals, treats

Abrams ordered a rainbow acai bowl with overnight oats and chia seed pudding.
November 23, 2020

Upon entering Zeleno Cafe, you are greeted with the strong smells of coffee and acai bowls. The cafe is full of bright pink and blue hues, and decorated with green leaves. Located on Connecticut Ave on...

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November 19, 2020

MasterClass offers a unique variety of online classes to try at home

Seventh-grader Simon Bard watches a lesson from MasterClass on chess.
November 11, 2020

MasterClass is a compelling online learning platform with classes taught by experts in their fields, and it provides a unique opportunity for anyone looking for a way to pass the time or trying to take...

Vegan Mediterranean restaurant “Shouk” offers convenient pick-up, but at the price of freshness

Skulnik ordered a pita stuffed with falafel, pickled green cabbage and Israeli salad.
October 28, 2020

Located in Washington D.C., the Mediterranean restaurant known as Shouk is underwhelming in freshness, but overall decent. The restaurant serves traditional Israeli street food with a vegan twist.  My...

Urban Boxing provides exciting new workout opportunity during COVID

Boxing gym Urban Boxing in Bethesda, Maryland
October 26, 2020

For many in quarantine, finding time, space and motivation to exercise has been difficult; bedrooms are too small, scheduled workout classes are canceled and team sports have been postponed. Urban Boxing...

Review: After one episode of “The Bachelorette,” it is clear Season 16 will be unprecedented in many ways

This being her fifth season with the Bachelor, Clare Crawly returns as the Bachelorette to find love once and for all.
October 14, 2020

Having been the runner-up of season 18 of "The Bachelor," a participant on seasons one and two of "Bachelor in Paradise" and getting engaged in season one of "The Bachelor Winter Games," new Bachelorette...

Review: “The Devil All The Time” engages audience in protagonist’s navigation of corrupt world

Main character Arvin Russel, portrayed by Tom Holland seen in the film.
October 13, 2020

With a fast-paced plot, “The Devil All The Time” manages to immerse the viewer in a 20th century American small town and tell the story of Arvin Russel, played by Tom Holland, as he navigates the corrupt...

Pandemic provides opportunities to digitally visit famed museums

One of the many exhibits available from the British Museum.
September 30, 2020

Taking a trip to the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York City seems crazy during a pandemic. But what if you could view museums from your couch? Museums all over the world have turned to free online...

Review: New cookbook brings chefs together for COVID-19 relief

Freshman Ella Waldman prepared the Broccoli and Ancient Grain Salad from
September 29, 2020

Vegan Chickpea-Avocado Salad, Mushroom Bolognese and Penne alla Vecchia Bettola are some of the many delicious recipes featured in Penguin Random House’s newest release, “Family Meal: Recipes From...

Ben Platt’s Netflix special offers new insight into his songs and journey

Ben Platt releases new Netflix special.
September 22, 2020

Ben Platt recently released a must-watch Netflix special featuring emotional and energetic performances fit for all ages. “Ben Platt: Live At Radio City Hall” showcases the singer, actor and songwriter’s...

Review: Tatte Bakery amazes with diverse menu

Tatte Bakery offers a wide array of both entree-type meals and baked goods.
September 17, 2020

Tucked in D.C.’s West End between George Washington University and Rock Creek Park, sits a picturesque bakery and cafe with Israeli influence. Tatte (rhymes with latte) is a bakery and cafe founded...

Review: Hailee Stenfield’s new extended play record, “Half Written Story”

Hailee Steinfeld has released a new extended play record.
September 16, 2020

Hailee Steinfeld pulled our heartstrings with her new extended play record (EP), “Half Written Story.” The first half of the two-part project is raw and unveiled with her feelings around her most recent...

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