Halloween Happenings

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The Curse of Frau Mueller DC’S Newest Haunted House The spooky tale of Frau Helga Mueller is loosely based on a true story according to Jon Libbesmeier, owner of Gravensteen Haunted Productions. While stationed in Germany with the Army, Libbesmeier learned of a spooky legend about a woman who had actually been burned for witchcraft… read more »

The October Issue hits the streets Saturday 10/5


This month, On Tap Magazine starts our sixteenth year. We’re kicking it off with a fresh new look and more of what you know us for — the best of what to drink, where to dine and things to do in the DC area.  Our Managing Editor Adrianne Morris took on a fresh look too,… read more »

The Football Guide 2013

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      Fall is upon us and we are ready for some football! In fact, we are fanatic about football! If you’re looking for player interviews, cheerleaders, a place to catch your favorite college or pro team our ultimate football guide will help you find where to go. Plus get the lowdown on all… read more »

Team Locator Grid

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  We’ve made finding where to watch your favorite football team quick and easy. Our new team locator grid is simple to use, just find your team and voila! you’ll see a listing of bars who support your team.  While we’ve made every effort to publish up-to-date information, we welcome updates for the website. Just… read more »

Meet Natty Greene

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Two guys meet in college. They like beer. They talk about opening a bar. For most, that would be where the story ends. But not for Kayne Fisher and Chris Lester, co-owners of Natty Greene’s Brewing Company. Not only have the  two remained friends and business partners, the now neighbors have turned a college interest… read more »

Rec League Roundup 2013


Capital Bocce www.capbocce.com Fall/Winter Sports: Bocce and glow bocce. Teams/Players: 16-32 teams, 300+ players. Where: National Mall, Adams Morgan, Dupont and Georgetown. Why Sign Up? Our balls glow!! We have the largest Glow Bocce League in America that takes place on the National Mall and at the after party the entire BAR GLOWS!!! Don’t worry… read more »

March Madness:Where to Watch & Local Picks

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Who gets to watch more sports than the manager of a sports bar?  Here are their takes on this year’s tourney. Blackfinn DC Operating Partner: Ryan Golbitz 1. Are there any college alumni that call your bar home? What team(s) do you support? We have been hosting several alumni groups. We have Georgetown, Northwestern, and… read more »

2012 Brunch Guide


Better than breakfast, more fun than lunch, it’s brunch. From traditional egg dishes to outlandish creations, there’s something for everyone in the guide New this year, we’re running the guide in grid format – organized by state then location. Thanks to all of the restaurants that submitted their info, if we missed a place or… read more »

Girls Night (and day) Out!

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Ladies Nights, vintage clothing, shoes, girl power, discounted (or free!) drinks, more shoes…being a woman has its perks. And it can’t get any better than being a woman in DC! Here’s a guide to fun things to do with your BFFs in the DMV.

The Skinny on Skinnygirl

Bethenny Frankel at the Skinnygirl Sangria launch party. Photo by Jim Spellman.

You’ve heard it countless times: a drink here or there may be good for your health, but toss them back too often and more than your wallet will suffer; your waistline is likely to be hit hard, too. Then along came the Skinnygirl. No, not that friend you secretly hate (the one who can eat… read more »