Monthly Archive: October 2013

The Heights

Guilt-Free Grub Within Easy Reach at The Heights

Haven’t written about this hipster haven in a while, so it’s time to rectify the situation. Today we highlight The Heights, the self-proclaimed “quintessential neighborhood restaurant.” Oh, these are greenies. Don’t believe me? They’re owned by EatWell DC, who, with...

White House

Take a Spooky, Slightly Boozy Tour of D.C. for Halloween

You afraid of things that go bump in the night? How about when they occur on a certain commercialized and colorful “holiday,” the one dedicated to black cats (RIP New Kitty), fanged-bats, macabre Edgar Allan Poe stories, and maybe even...

Japanese steakhouse

Wrestle Up a Great Meal at Sumo Steakhouse in Manassas

What does sumo wrestling have to do with a Japanese Steakhouse? Other than it being the unofficial sport of that island nation, I can’t think of too many connections. If interested, you should see how much these guys eat. But...

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Shift Your Shape With CrossFit DC in Logan Circle

CrossFit is the latest fitness craze. Haven’t you heard? Functional strength, they call it. And CrossFit DC in Logan Circle is here to turn you into a lean, mean, butt-kicking machine. But before we go any further: What the heck...

Vacuum Cleaner

Keep Your Apartment Clean With the Right Vacuum Cleaner

Some apartment renters are cleaner than a cat and want their home to reflect this. Some of us are … not. Well, in 2012, the Huffington Post published “Buying Guide: The Best Vacuum Cleaner For Your Home” (about a year...

Columbia street names

5 Reasons to Rent an Apartment in Columbia

I’ve lived (and worked) here, and have friends living right down the street from where I did, so I know the area pretty well. Columbia is a unique place with ridiculous road names, a planned community with roots planted in...

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Walk Scores for the Metro Maryland Area

We’ve done them for the city and Arlington, so now it’s time we did them for suburban Maryland: walk scores. (And yes, we’ll get to the rest of Northern Virginia soon.) While not quite as walkable as D.C. or Arlington...

Oktoberfest

Don’t Miss Oktoberfest in Shirlington on the 5th

We cover the real important holidays here at Apartment Showcase, or at least the ones where you can let your hair down and enjoy yourself. And the renter can’t enjoy themselves more than at Oktoberfest. We wrote about Capitol City...