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Archive for April, 2013

This just in from the Glover Park Yahoo newsgroup:

Saturday April 13th!
LIVE! GUY MASON PLAYGROUND EXTRAVAGANZA! BE THERE!

Friends of Guy Mason Rec Center and Playground is hosting an afternoon EXTRAVAGANZA on Saturday, April 13th from 12:30pm to 3pm.

Featuring (for kids and adults):

— A high-flying, board-breaking, karate-chopping, black belt enter-the-dragon type demonstration by KICKS KARATE
— Little girl manicures by HEADS AND NAILS
— Free MAX’s ICE CREAM (while supplies last)
— And a DC FIRETRUCK with DC’s Finest Firemen (and maybe a water canon demonstation, too!)

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Also on Saturday the 13th, we are having a small park and playground cleanup at 8am with coffee and bagels…if you like the park, use the playground, stop by for a little light work to help keep the playground clean. We hope to see you then!

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Slate Wine Bar & Bistro’s new chef, Kerry Brian Tate, came in with a bang. Just two weeks into the job at 2404 Wisconsin Ave., Tate has unveiled a tantalizing new menu featuring “mini-plates” such as pan-roasted shishito peppers, entrees including New York strip steak with green peppercorn sauce, and an assortment of soups and desserts.

“It’s a collaboration of fresh, local seasonal foods that I like to prepare and that I like to eat,” Tate tells us. “I try to make it hard for people to order—I want them to want everything on the menu.”

Tate, a Penn Quarter resident, got his culinary training in the California wine country and the high desert of Nevada. He moved to D.C. last year and has been working as a restaurant consultant and caterer. Tate’s plans for Slate include regular Sunday afternoon “socials” where the white tablecloths come off and patrons enjoy inexpensive food and a sampling of wines in a relaxed atmosphere. “We just really want to be a part of Glover Park,” he says.

To mark Tate’s arrival, Slate has partnered with LivingSocial to offer a $15-off meal deal: pay $15 and get a coupon worth $30 in food and drink.

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