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Mike’s American Grill in Springfield Brings the Beef

Mike’s American Grill in Springfield, part of the Great American Restaurant conglomerate that “operates 11 high volume, upscale casual restaurants in the Northern Virginia market as well as an artisan bakery, Best Buns Bread Company,” seems to be a pretty...

Pillows

Give It a Rest: 5 Pillows to Help You Sleep Better

Ah, a good night’s sleep. What we all need to be productive, well-rested and happy. People talk about comfortable mattresses till the cows come home, or in this case, until the sheep get counted, but often ignore another integral sleepy-time...

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5 Space Heaters to Help You Combat the Cold

I’ve mentioned these contraptions on the blog once before, and yes, I’ve used one back in my days in Reston, where I rented a room from a freak-and-a-half named … oh, let’s not get into names, shall we … or...

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...

Old Town Alexandria

4 Reasons to Rent an Apartment in Alexandria

Another of the big municipalities that ring our capital, Alexandria has enough cachet for you to forget about the big city. It’s a sizable city itself with sites to see, things to do and places to go. Here are four...

Ireland's Four Courts

Pining for a New Pub? Try Your Luck at Ireland’s Four Courts in Arlington

Let’s test your Arlington knowledge. Which establishment won the 2011 ABBIE award for “Arlington’s Best Neighborhood Bar,” awarded by the Arlington County Board? Ireland’s Four Courts, of course. It’s “an Irish pub and restaurant serving brunch, lunch, and dinner.” They...

Athenaeum

Old Town’s Athenaeum Aims to Nurture Your Inner Artist

According to the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, the word “Athenaeum” originally meant a school in ancient Rome that was used for the study of arts. While the Athenaeum in present-day Old Town Alexandria is not a school in the traditional sense,...

Front Page Restaurant & Grille

Get the News at The Front Page Restaurant & Grille in Dupont Circle

Today we feature The Front Page Restaurant & Grille, a restaurant in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Northwest that offers what they call “modern tavern/American” cuisine. Their site says it all: “Whether you want to watch the game on one...