Monthly Archive: March 2012

Van Halen's 1984

Van Halen, Capitals Rock Verizon Center This Month

Oh, boy. I originally intended to write this piece about the triumphant return of one of the greatest hard rock bands of all time, now with ridiculous showman par excellence David Lee Roth at the mic again. I’m talking about...

2011 Cherry Blossom Parade

Downtown’s Cherry Blossoms Celebrate 100 Colorful Years

It’s that time of year again, time for the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Only this time it’s special. Here, let’s let them tell us why: In 1912, an incredible gift of 3,000 cherry blossom trees was bestowed on Washington, DC...

Performance of The Barber of Seville

Kennedy Center Spotlights the Musical Masters of Central Europe

Apartment renters seeking a cultural outing that’s a little more highfalutin than the average ballgame, rock show or trip to the local dance club du jour are in luck to be living in Washington, D.C. (yeah, yeah, that line’s getting...

2011 St. Patrick's Day Parade

St. Patty’s Parade Marches Into Town This Weekend

It’s that time again: time to celebrate when St. Patrick drove those snakes out of Ireland (or at least in legend he did). The Washington D.C. 41st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is being held on Sunday, March 11 at...

Margaritas

Tortilla Factory in Herndon Still Tasty After All These Years

I’ve been strolling down memory lane a lot lately because of this blog. And here’s another one. Me trying to woo some crazy chick at the Tortilla Factory Restaurant in Herndon so long ago that I’m embarrassed to tell you...