Monthly Archive: June 2013

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Legends Continue at Del Ray’s Birchmere Music Hall

I wrote about the Birchmere a couple years back and decided to do an update because I finally made it out there. As the original article stated, the Birchmere sits just a tad outside Alexandria’s Del Ray neighborhood, an area...

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The Corner Bakery in Clarendon Is Quite Alright

View Larger Map Corner Bakery Cafe 2111 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, Va. 22201 Been eating at the Corner Bakery in Clarendon near the Courthouse for a while, yes I have. Several times a week even. You may notice a spike in Arlington-related posts...

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4 Reasons to Rent an Apartment in Gaithersburg

Now it’s Gaithersburg’s time in the spotlight, the city nestled on the upper end of the I-270 technology corridor. With 60,000 residents, the City of Gaithersburg is one of the bigger incorporated (April 5, 1878) cities in Maryland. I’ve spent...

Shopping for vegetables

How to Pick the Best Vegetables at the Grocery Store

I know what you’re thinking. I’m pushing it a bit too far with some of these posts, just looking for something to write about. But no, there really is a great article out there about the sometimes-obvious and sometimes-not-so-obvious art...

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Bargain Hunting: Find a Garage Sale This Weekend

Are you the kinda person who loves stopping at roadside yard sales when you see one? I’m sure most of us have been to one of these, maybe a bunch of them, and if not, we surely know somebody who...

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DC Jazz Festival Keeps It Strictly in the Groove

It’s that time of year for jazzheads and even the jazz-curious in the D.C. area, time for the DC Jazz Festival … from June 5 to 16 to be exact. Some of the site copy, which I noted last year...