Nopa Kitchen+Bar's tavern above the Spy Museum Store.(Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

New American Brasserie

Nopa Opens in Old Zola Space Ashok Bajaj, owner of the Bombay Club, 701, Rasika, Ardeo+Bardeo, Bibiana and the Oval Room opened a new American brasserie on May 3 in Penn Quarter where the Spy Museum’s Zola used to be. Just north of Pennsylvania Avenue Nopa Kitchen+Bar is a
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Tobey Maguire, Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Joel Edgerton (L to R) in The Great Gatsby(Warner Bros.)

Weekend Box Office

Iron Man 3 Stays on Top of Charts Super hero love kept Iron Man 3 in the number one spot for a second weekend in a row while the lavish period saga The Great Gatsby overperformed in second place. Audiences still came out in droves for Robert Downey Jr. in Iron Man 3, which fell
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Cicadas on a skewer

Cookin’ with Cicadas

If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Eat ‘Em! Remember that creepy feeling when you feel something land on the back of your neck? About a decade ago, millions of cicadas swarmed the DMV terrifying some people, pestering others and soiling at least a few pairs of shoes as they crunched
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