Bellwether Bayou Is Back, This Time With Michael

Violinist Laura Schwartz  and singer-songwriter Michael (no last name necessary) will appear in the Tap Room of the Black Squirrel on Friday (Jan. 13), starting at 8 p.m. The D.C. based-Schwartz, a classically trained violinist who has performed at the Black Squirrel on a number of occasions over the years, brings a folksy blend to […]

Here’s Jason

Laughing Like Crazy, featuring Baltimore native Jason Weems, makes its comedic debut in the Black Squirrel Tap Room on Wednesday (Nov. 9) at 8 p.m. Weems, a teacher’s aide by day and stand-up comedian at night, draws heavily from his experiences of interacting with his tiniest audiences at Leith Walk, where he has worked in […]

Black Squirrel to Open at Dunn-Loring Metro Stop

Amy Bowman, owner of the Black Squirrel Restaurant in Adams Morgan, is looking to extend her print with an early-spring opening of a gastropub in the complex known as the Shops at the Avenir Place in Vienna. The new suburban space at the Dunn-Loring Metro stop will feature many of the same elements of the […]

Here’s a B&B Getaway in West Virginia

The Michael Yeasley guest house is a charming way station tucked in downtown Shepherdstown, the oldest enclave in West Virginia and one teeming with restaurants, coffee shops and arts and crafts centers hard against the Potomac River. The two-story guest house features three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a kitchen. It sits on the property of […]

The New Kids On The Block

Those locally based brewers looking to show they have the right stuff — you can make all their dreams come true, to borrow from Donnie Wahlberg — plan to kick off D.C. Beer Week at the Black Squirrel, Sunday, August 9, starting at 4 p.m.  That comes out to 11 breweries, all kinds of beer styles and the tiniest […]

A Journey to the Center of the Universe

Take a journey with the Center of the Universe Brewing Co. at the Black Squirrel on Thursday (June 4) at 4:30 p.m. Come along if you care. Come along if you dare. To the Center of the Universe, aka Ashland, Va., the pit stop along the I-95 corridor outside Richmond and home to the brainchild of Chris and […]

Don’t Doubt the Stout

It promises to be a fanciful, fruitful and florid night at the Black Squirrel on Friday (February 20th), starting at 5 p.m., when 12 varieties of the black stout stuff will be coursing through the venue’s tap lines. Here is the lineup: Bear Republic Big Bear Black Stout (2013, 8.1%), Elysian Split Shot Espresso Milk […]