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Filming at Paradise Springs Winery

We couldn’t have asked for a better day to head to Paradise Springs Winery. The weather was magnificent! I met my producer Jason Gittlen and intern Hillary on the grounds where we geared up to shoot a 30 minute Nonstop Scene DC Show. We walked the viewer through everything from the history of the place (It was built in the late 1700’s!) to the vineyard to production.
Extra sweet– a visit from my co-anchor Richard and weekend producer Charlitta! It was indeed a great day filled with fine wine and good friends. Tune in to our first show Monday November 19th at 10PM. Watch NBC Washington NonStop on Comcast 208,VZ FIOS 460 or COX 803.

At the entrance of Yates Ford Road in Clifton with owner Kirk Wiles.

Producer Jason in Action!

Three amigos!

The tanks where whites are fermented

The vineyard– the grapes have been harvested– but will be back in April!

Learning how to crack crabs

It’s a shame.

I call this place home and I still don’t know how to crack a Maryland crab. In fact, it’s why I won’t order them or lobster.. unless they are pre-cracked. It’s not because I’m lazy… it’s because it’s intimidating.

Fear no more… Chef John Shields of PBS Food’s Coastal Cooking give me a lesson in Crab cracking 101 at Wildfire Restaurant!

RECIPE: Maryland Crabcakes

For recipes check out John’s website. If you have a good one or any tips to the tricky business of cracking crabs.. please feel free to share!

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Artomatic will wow you

11 stories of nonstop creativity at the huge Crystal City location this year:. That’s what you’ll find at Artomatic 2012. It is really an amazing concept. More than 1,300 of our area’s most talented are showcased at the month long arts festival. I recently shot a show there for our Nonstop channel but plan to air some of the good stuff we got on our Saturday morning show at 9AM. Saturday night there’s a special Meet the Artist opportunity. I had the chance to interview a few of them. Frank Warren… the man behind the Post Secret concept that has exploded (and was founded at Artomatic in 2004) will be there.. and with more secrets! Artomatic runs through June 23rd.Tune in for our NBC Nonstop Scene special from Artomatic on June 11th at 10:30pm. You can watch the Nonstop channel on Comcast 208, VZ FIOS 460 or on COX 803.

Wednesdays and Thursdays: noon – 10 pm
Fridays and Saturdays: noon – 1 am
Sundays: noon – 5 pm
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays

Where: 1851 S. Bell St. in Crystal City, a block from Metro

Some behind-the-scenes video of our Nonstop Scene DC shoot with Jason Gittlen and Leslie Berkowitz

Interviewing artistic husband and wife- Matt Sesow and Dana Ellyn

Trinka Margua Simon uses donated house paint to create a mural that will be washed away at the end of the show.

Because the Crystal City building hosting Artomatic is set for demolition this summer… the owners have allowed the artist to take off all the doors. This bar table (yes there are happy hours at Artomatic) is one way they made creative use of the wood.

Secret rockstar Frank Warren of … shows me some of his favorite secrets mailed to him over the last 7 years. He recently spoke at TED Talks in California.

Presidents, Proposals, Past at Martin’s

Need a lift me? Here’s a charming piece on one of Washington’s most famous restaurants.. Martin’s Tavern.

Presidents loved to dine there and JFK even reportedly popped the big question in one booth. Arlene Borenstein goes back in time with the fourth-generation owner of Martin’s Tavern.You’ll be glued!

Watch the story below

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Zombie Walk with Jim Handly

While taping The Rundown with Jim Handly something went wrong, terribly wrong. A local story turned me into a walking Zombie.Not sure what to do for Halloween.. check out our 2011 Guide.

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