One of the wonderful things about the D.C. metro area is its biking-friendliness. With scenic paths and designated lanes crisscrossing the city, cycling to work, school, or just for fun is simple and safe. According to reports, D.C. is one of the safest cities in the country for bicyclists.
Did you know that even a small park or green space can have important health benefits for people who live and work nearby? According to a National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) publication, the presence of parks and green space has been linked with greater perceived health and lower levels of stress among nearby residents.
EYA is partnering with the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) as the title sponsor of The Cider Ride. The Cider Ride is WABA's fall community bike ride, fundraiser, and one of the most popular annual events for the region's bike community. Hundreds of riders are expected to participate in this year’s ride on Saturday, November 5th. The ride starts and finishes in DC’s Edgewood neighborhood and winds its way from Northeast DC to Maryland’s Anacostia Tributary Trails through Hyattsville and College Park. Participants may choose from the 9-mile family-friendly trail to more challenging 23 or 47-mile routes. Cider and snack stops are provided along the way. After the ride, join EYA at the post-ride celebration taking place at the charming Dew Drop Inn.
Montgomery County is gearing up to celebrate the Irish! From parades to pints of your favorite drink, check out these fun ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in your EYA neighborhood.
EYA offers a variety of floorplans to meet today’s lifestyles. Expansive rooftop terraces provide exquisite outdoor entertaining opportunities and multi-generational suites offer privacy to live-in relatives or out-of-town guests.
If you are looking for fun date night ideas, downtown Silver Spring has got you covered. Begin the evening at one of the many acclaimed Silver Spring restaurants. Urban Butcher is a local favorite “bohemian gathering place” that serves steak tartare, ox brisket, steamed mussels and much more. Saturday night is date night at 8407 Kitchen Bar! Enjoy an appetizer, two entrees and a bottle of wine for $50. Menu items include roasted bone marrow, crispy confit pork belly and seared sea scallops.