When it comes to culture, we’re interested in lots of it… music, art, sport, and most of all, food. Here’s what we’re into this week:


1. Beach Road Trips We’re Taking From DC Before Summer’s Over | Thrillist

Go for one final summer blowout with a trip to the beach (we both know you want to make this happen). Here’s a must-hit beach list with plenty of festivities to celebrate summer. From aquariums to horseshoe crabs — and did we mention boardwalks?

2. Street Artist Creates Larger-than-life Athletes Around Rio | Travel Leisure

Ok, so there’s this crazy French street artist named JR who’s turning turning heads and causing nearly as much talk as the athletes participating. How? He’s creating three larger-than-life scaffolding structures placed all around Rio. The exhibitions include real-life athletes and are definitely a must-see.

3. Skewers Are Back, and We Made Them Better Than Ever | Bon Appetit

Skewers just got that much tastier. Choosing the right cut of meat is definitely an essential step, and getting creative with rubs and seasonings is another pro tip. Keep an eye out for our top tips on all things grilling for Labor Day, too!

4. 24 DC-Area Brewers You Can Bike To | Washingtonian

Sure, you could head out for a leisurely weekend bike ride just because. But when there’s beer at the end of your journey, everything gets better. Make invigorating pitstops at any of these local bike-accessible breweries. Just remember to bike responsibly…

5. These 5 Museums Put the “Culture” in “Agriculture” | Modern Farmer

There are thousands of museums the world over dedicated to the arts — but the number of vibrant creative spaces that pair art and ag(riculture) is much more limited. We might just have to take a field trip to the Santa Paula Art Museum to celebrate the “citrus capital of the world’s agrarian past, present, and future” the next time we’re near Ventura, CA.