Monthly Archive: January 2013

Galaxy Hut

6 Reasons to Rent an Apartment in Arlington

1.     The Hipster Quotient – A while back I hailed Arlington as a Hipster Mecca or some such, but to be quite honest, I may’ve laid it on a little thick. So I went ahead and compiled some data and will...

Daily Grill Bethesda

Daily Grill a Welcome Break From the Daily Grind

“It all started in Beverly Hills,” sayeth Daily Grill‘s website. And if it did, you know that this Bethesda restaurant, at the very least, probably won’t resemble McDonald’s. Not that that’s bad. (Unfortunately, I like McDonald’s a little too much...

scottevest-mens-puffer-jacket

Stay Wired In – Winter Wear That Warms Your Commute

OK, it’s cold outside, and it seems to be here to stay (minus the weird 55- or 60-degree day or two we have sprinkled between the blustery winds, snow and sleet). On my commute to work (a.k.a. waiting for the...

NatsFest 2011

A Sure Hit: Come Out and Support the Boys of Summer This Winter

Well, the team finally made it to the postseason (you’ll have to forget about that historic Game 5 collapse in the National League Division Series), and there are plenty of Washington Nationals fans out there that would love nothing more...

snow-scraper-car

Prepare for Winter and Get to Know Your Local Hardware Store

Winter weather has finally arrived in the DC area. Freezing temps, ice and snow are the last things you want to think about when you have a full day ahead of you. We’ve come up with a few tips to...

Mike Chang's Six Pack Shortcuts

Get a Gym-Level Workout Without Leaving Your Apartment

Everyone wants to work out these days, and that’s good. Only one problem: Some people just can’t plum afford the $80-$100-$150 for a monthly gym membership. Well, you can always work out at home, and not just to Richard Simmons...

Alexandria Restaurant Week

Alexandria Restaurant Week Offers Delicious Deals on Dinner

Yes, we’ve written about Restaurant Week Metro DC on this blog before, and now it’s time to do the same for gormandizers in the Alexandria area with Alexandria Restaurant Week. Presented by the Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association, this biannual...

En Vogue

Georgetown’s Blues Alley Plays Jazz, R&B Too

If you’re singing the blues this early in 2013, I got just the place for you: Georgetown’s Blues Alley. Though to be honest, it seems to feature jazz more than the blues, if what I’ve gleaned both online and from...