Monthly Archive: March 2011

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Spring is Here! Time to Get Out to Nationals Park in Southeast

Nationals Park 1500 South Capitol St., SE Washington, DC 20003 OK, so last year the Washington Nationals were lousy, and the team hasn’t even crested the .500 mark since the franchise moved to the capital in 2005. But, I’ll tell...

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What’s So Great About Columbia Heights? Only Everything

Today, we’re lucky to hear from someone who literally wrote the blog on Columbia Heights. Andrew Wiseman is the writer of New Columbia Heights, a nifty portal about the popular neighborhood in Northwest, D.C. If anyone knows what’s so great...

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D.C.’s Cherry Blossom Festival Gets Under Way This Weekend

Well folks, it’s that time of year again. Yes, the time of year when the color combination of pink-on-white, all things Japanese and the arrival of spring come together like a colorful, woven quilt. I could only be talking about...

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Fun While It Lasted: Mason, Georgetown Hang Up Dancing Shoes

It’s past the first weekend crucible in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, and here’s where Washington area teams stand … or don’t. Despite later getting bounced from the tournament by overall No. 1 seed Ohio State (Big Ten), 98-66, on...

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Ella’s in Penn Quarter Makes Eating Healthy as Easy as Pie

Apartment renters looking for a good pizza — or even a healthy one — in the Penn Quarter neighborhood of Northwest would do well to stop by 901 F Street, home of Ella’s Wood Fired Pizza. While officially located in...

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By George: Patriots, Hoyas Lead Area Tournament Hopes

Oh, yeah. It looks like the NCAA men’s basketball tournament selection committee listened to me for once, because guess who’s going to the Big Dance, and with an eighth seed no less? That’s right, the George Mason Patriots. OK, so...

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Capitol Hill’s Riverby Books Stacks Up With the Best of Them

I don’t know too many cozy, neighborhood bookstores in Washington, D.C., to be honest. But if I had to pick one, it would be Riverby Books in Capitol Hill, which spans the border between Southeast and Northeast. Riverby Books just...

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Northwest’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Marches On

Some people like parades. They have a traditional cachet in this ever-changing world of ours. In an age of digital this, green that, more digital this, Kim Kardashian that, NBA trade this, NFL lockout that, parades can seem even quaint....