Monthly Archive: December 2010

Madam's Organ

Adams Morgan’s Bawdy, Bluesy Madam Deserves a Look

Adams Morgan is known as a capital hot spot for drinking, carousing and basically just losing yourself in a night of wanton revelry. Yes, it really is all that and more. Among the many bars and clubs in the neighborhood,...

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New Apartment Complex Set to Dock at National Harbor

The Gazette has a great article today about a new, 350-unit apartment community planned for Prince George’s County’s emerging National Harbor neighborhood. Scheduled for completion in 2013, the yet-to-be-named development will be the inaugural apartment community in National Harbor, a...

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Dupont Circle Boasts Farmers’ Market in the Heart of the City

Well, who doesn’t love food? Fruits and vegetables freshly picked, breads and pastas freshly made, tantalizing cuts of meats, the finest seafood and poultry. Ah, it does sound good right about now doesn’t it, there at your computer, either at...

Navy Yard Metro

Navy Museum Adds Splash of History to Capitol Riverfront Neighborhood

When people think of the Capitol Riverfront area – a.k.a., Capitol Yards – in Southeast, Washington, D.C., they naturally think of the Washington Navy Yard. That’s no surprise as the installation’s been around for what seems like forever. In fact,...

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White Oak Whets the Appetites of Silver Spring Renters

The neighborhood of White Oak is in the spread-out northern part of Silver Spring, Md., in Montgomery County. Though it may be a few miles from the hustle and bustle of the busy downtown section of the city, it has...

Signature Theatre

Shirlington’s Signature Theatre Takes Lead Role in Area Arts Scene

Signature Theatre sure had humble beginnings – literally. What is now a firmly established theatrical venue used to produce musicals in a converted auto garage. Since 2007, they’ve shared a building with the Shirlington Library at The Village at Shirlington...

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Ballston: Well-Stocked Public Library is Worth Checking Out

The Arlington Public Library is an impressive collection of eight separate branches spread out all over the county, but its main branch, Arlington Central Library, sits in Ballston. If you’re looking for an apartment in or near Ballston, it would...

Bikes

Crystal City: Get On Your Bikes and Ride!

With apologies to Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, Crystal City is becoming pretty well-known as a bike epicenter of Northern Virginia. Think I’m kidding? Check out what a little organization called the Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) has to say,...