Actress Vivica A. Fox thanks her fans after a conversation about her new book, "Every Day I'm Hustling," at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in northeast D.C. on July 13. (John Simms)
Entertainment

Vivica A. Fox Gets Real about Career, Love and Family

Vivica A. Fox has taken on many public personas throughout the years, both in front of and behind the camera and as the driving force behind a thriving wig line. But as the famed actress talked about her new autobiography, “Every Day I’m Hustling,” at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in northeast D.C., the audience got a peek into the Indianapolis native’s commitment to family and philanthropic side in a no-holds-barred conversation with minister, businesswoman and activist Marcia L. Dyson. [read more…]

Lifestyle

Halfsmoke: A New Place Serving D.C. Tradition

Like the famed mumbo sauce doused on chicken wings and fries across the nation’s capital, the half-smoked — a cross between a traditional hot dog and kielbasa sausage — remains a regional delicacy. And while the market on half-smoke had been claimed by the family-owned Ben’s Chili Bowl, it’s recently become the new kid on the block — six streets away. [read more…]