VIDA Blog
Apr 10 2017

Easter Food Drive for Horton’s Kids

Help us feed hungry kids this Easter! We’re collecting non-perishable food items until Friday at the Yards for Horton’s Kids, a non-profit that assists at risk children in the Anacostia area. The staff at Horton’s Kids provides educational opportunities and comprehensive programs for children K-12 that prepare them for college, careers and life! We’re helping them…more

Feb 27 2017

My 185th Marathon: Jeff Horowitz’s Personal Story

This U Street personal trainer has ran a marathon in every US state, plus one in every continent except South America (yes, even Antarctica.) He describes his love for running as “not obsessed, just enthusiastic” and credits his marathon hobby as the reason he’s been able to see so much of the world.

Jan 18 2017

The Lucky #VIDA10 Winners!

Ten submissions were chosen at random to be our #VIDA10 winners – and we’d like to congratulate the following individuals on their awesome new prizes!

Jan 3 2017

Faces of VIDA: New Metropole GM Ashley Banek!

A few months back we welcomed a new face to our Metropole management team – Colorado native Ashley Banek! This health & wellness enthusiast joined our team in late August, and has officially settled in as the new General Manager at Metropole.

Dec 29 2016

4 Ways To Make Your Resolution Stick!

By: Guest Blogger & Metropole Front Desk Manager Emily Lafferman Before putting pen to paper in an attempt to solidify your New Year’s resolutions, give some extra thought to which are your resolutions versus your goals. When it comes to your health and fitness, your resolutions should be directed toward making positive changes to your…more