Monthly Archive: February 2012

Wine on Tap system at Aida Bistro

Wine on Tap? Aida Bistro in Columbia Is Full of Good Ideas

I haven’t written about Columbia, Md., in awhile, one of my former places of residence. This planned community is a great place to rent an apartment. For one thing, you’re very close to Baltimore and Washington. But the town has...

Garden Sculptures at the Kreeger Museum

Northwest’s Kreeger Museum Takes Art Outdoors

There are quite a few museums in the Washington, D.C., area. You apartment renters out there don’t know how lucky you have it (though I’m sure to tell you quite frequently so you don’t forget). Today, we’re featuring the Kreeger...

Ireland's Four Courts

Pining for a New Pub? Try Your Luck at Ireland’s Four Courts in Arlington

Let’s test your Arlington knowledge. Which establishment won the 2011 ABBIE award for “Arlington’s Best Neighborhood Bar,” awarded by the Arlington County Board? Ireland’s Four Courts, of course. It’s “an Irish pub and restaurant serving brunch, lunch, and dinner.” They...

SOVA in Capitol Hill

SOVA on H Street Hits the Spot With Coffee and Wine

SOVA – Espresso & Wine is the kind of coffeehouse you see in hip movies: intimate, a bit pretentious, funky, divey, filled with couches, chairs, a wall-mounted flat screen in the back room and people with laptops getting their caffeine...

Astro Boy

All the World’s a Stage at Studio Theatre in Logan Circle

Yes, this blog, which caters to apartment renters in the D.C. area (showing you why renting here is better than renting nearly anywhere else), has featured quite a few theaters lately. With cerebral entertainment like this all over town, you...

Wine Festival

Weekend Wine Festival Lets You Score Some Early V-Day Points

Renters in the D.C. metro area already have a slew of things to do during February, but we’ve found another one: the 13th Annual Washington DC International Wine & Food Festival. Taking place on February 11 and 12 at the...

Marinated squid gunkan sushi

Go Fish: Sushi-Ko Lands on List of D.C.’s Top Restaurants

Sushi-Ko has quite a distinction: It’s the city’s oldest sushi restaurant, first opening in November 1976, making it more than 35 years old. Today, it has two locations, one in Glover Park in Northwest and another in Chevy Chase. Both...