Welcome to the future: where you’ll glide to the beach in a sleek, gasless electronic bike called the Jetson. Where your iPhone doubles as a remote-controlled camera, taking your conference calls to the next level. Where your mom wakes up to a diamond watch flown in from Paris. The future is now.
Things to do for May 10, 2012
Dirty Movies, Gratis Wine and All-Day Breakfast
The weekend would like to welcome you to the big leagues.
Risqué Films and Even Risqué-r Dancing
On the screen: some of the most provocative and titillating films from the archives of the DC Shorts festival. On stage in between the films: an array of burlesque and vaudeville performers who may mess with fire, play the trumpet and dance with hoops. Oh, and take their clothes off.
$1 Antipasti at A.M. Wine Shoppe
Sometime on Saturday afternoon, you’ll want a breadstick wrapped in prosciutto. All the better if you get it with gratis wine. Now every Saturday, A.M.’s communal tastings are paired with dollar antipasti like chicken-liver mousse and anchovies. They go down easier with the wine.
Breakfast All Day at Florida Ave Grill
The only thing better than weekend breakfast: weekend breakfast at dinner hours. So classic greasy spoon Florida Avenue Grill is now slinging eggs all day. We recommend the Miss Bertha’s Breakfast Special, a one-of-everything breakfast extravaganza. Because you may have skipped breakfast and lunch.
Backyard Burgers and Half-Price Beers
Nothing against happy hours, but the food you get tends to be... diminutive. Enter Helix Lounge’s new burger happy hour on their patio, where $7 gets you a wood-fired burger and chips. They’ll throw in a can of DC Brau for half price. You’ll feel like a real American by the time you’re done.
Get Ready for Sex, Anger and Dinner
Local dining society the Coterie is pulling out all the stops. Or actually, adding stops. Uber cars will whisk you to four different restaurants for a cocktail and a small bite before winding up at new design studio T-Square for a four-course dinner and a chat with a sex/anger author.