Monthly Archive: September 2013

Potomac Heritage Trail

Walk This Way: 4 Fall Hikes for the D.C.-Area Renter

I’m using the 2009 Washingtonian article “Take a Hike: Good Outdoor Walks for Fall” by Eliot Stein as a starting point, chiseling the dozen down to four, and adding my own crack research to come up with four fall hikes...

Fire & Sage

Fire & Sage’s Happy Hour Won’t Burn Your Wallet

I’ve decided to cheat a little on this one. Yes, yes. I do enough reporting on this site to win a Webby Award (you listening out there, award scouts)? So I decided to let someone else do the heavy lifting...

Pups & Pilsners

Crystal City Goes to the Dogs at the Pups & Pilsners Festival

Like dogs? Sure, you say, stroking your gray, six-year-old Great Dane Matty, who’s as tall as a pony. How about beer? Well of course, you respond, hoisting your Corona Light and taking a swig. Well, now, make sure you’re sitting...

H Street Festival

Come Out and Celebrate H Street on the 21st

As one of the city’s newer hip spots, the H Street Corridor in Northeast, D.C., is ready to show itself off on September 21 with the 2013 H Street Festival. The press release alone is enough to send you over...

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Salad Gold: 5 Edibles to Plant in the Fall

Everyone eats vegetables in the fall (and fruits, which it turns out some vegetables actually are. Pumpkins anyone?), but I bet you’ll be surprised that you can plant them in this brisk season, too. Bryn Mooth, a SparkPeople contributor, has...

Fan

Not Blowing Smoke: Best Fans for Apartment Renters

While fall is known for being cool and temperate around these parts, we all know Indian summer is always lurking around the calendar to bite us in the you-know-what. So while most of the superhot weather is likely behind us...

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Walk Scores for 10 Arlington Neighborhoods

We did them for D.C., and now it’s time we did them for suburbia. Today we’ll kick off the suburbs with a county that features nary a town or city, but one still brimming with people. Yes, Arlington, one of...