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Courtesy of Laurence Labat/Cirque du Soleli (Teeterboard)

Cirque du Soleli brings female-driven “Amaluna” to National Harbor

“Amaluna” isn’t your typical Cirque du Soleli show. It’s one dominated by women. From the first all-female band in Cirque’s history, to casting a high percentage of women, “Amaluna’s” theme of women carries through onstage and off.

The Game Plan | Tuesday, July 29, 2014 @3:42 pm


Loudoun native runs across nation to help education; Silver Line booms

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Tuesdsay, July 29.

Buzz Bin | Tuesday, July 29, 2014 @9:41 am


Get Your Date a Ride

No matter the car that comes or the transportation application used, stepping into a vehicle that a date has ordered to arranged leaves a much better taste in a woman’s mouth than the alternative.

Mating Call | Tuesday, July 29, 2014 @9:11 am

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24 Decadent Nutella Desserts to Devour in Northern Virginia

Whether spread on a piece of toast, dolloped straight-up on a spoon or shamelessly scooped out with a finger, Nutella is perfection right down to the 48 individual hazelnuts packed into each jar.

Gut Check | Tuesday, July 29, 2014 @7:23 am

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Fashion Myths Ruled Out

Six fashion rules that were made to be broken.

S.W.A.G. | Tuesday, July 29, 2014 @7:00 am

Northern Virginia sales and news.

Summer & Sidewalk Sales spring into August

From Alexandria to Middleburg, the summer sales are afoot this week

S.W.A.G. | Monday, July 28, 2014 @3:00 pm

Photo by Allison Michelli

Behind the Brew: Wiping Down, Getting Wet and Bottling Beer at Old Bust Head Brewing Company

“At one point during this process I caught myself humming the Laverne and Shirley theme song, “1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Schlemiel! Schlimazel! Hasenpfeffer Incorporated,” as my hands rapidly moved in rhythmic harmony.”

Gut Check | Monday, July 28, 2014 @1:50 pm

Photo by Stuart Monk / Shutterstock.com

Hungry for Linkage: Heavy Seas Alehouse’s Beach & Beer Dinner + Take a “Cheesy Selfie” for Free Nachos + Coffee Cost Calculator

Paradise Springs Winery of Clifton goes bi-coastal with the opening of Santa Barbara, California location.

Gut Check | Monday, July 28, 2014 @10:05 am


McDonnell case begins today; MacDowell Brew Kitchen buys beach

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Monday, July 28.

Buzz Bin | Monday, July 28, 2014 @9:41 am

Bob McDonnell and Maureen McDonnell

Graphic Life: His Excellency, The Accused

The McDonnell corruption trial starts today. In today’s world of #feloncrushfriday, tell-all book deals and second-chance political careers, here’s how the McDonnell’s future could play out.

Buzz Bin | Monday, July 28, 2014 @9:29 am

Maestro Lorin Maazel and wife Dietlinde Turban Maazel. Photo by Molly Peterson.

Closing Weekend at Castleton Ends on a Sadder Note

The Castleton Opera Festival closes its sixth season after saying good-bye to its founder, Maestro Lorin Maazel.

The Game Plan | Friday, July 25, 2014 @4:18 pm


Northern Virginia named hub of new disease; Silver Line Service Makes Metro Want To Dance

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Friday, July 25.

Buzz Bin | Friday, July 25, 2014 @9:15 am

Photo Courtesey of Reminisce

Hungry for Linkage: Free Cookies at Silver Line’s Monday Commute Debut + Rules for Restaurant Photography + Old Bay Fried Chicken Doughnut

Doughnuts jump the shark with Astro’s Old Bay fried chicken doughnut.

Gut Check | Friday, July 25, 2014 @7:20 am


Lessons to Avoid the Psychos

I have a serious spontaneous streak, and I live an unstructured, freelance lifestyle. Still, I value, you know, having a head and living, so I decided to take some control as to how a first date was going to go down.

Mating Call | Thursday, July 24, 2014 @4:07 pm


A Fupa-Free Existence

I have realized my curves come with a cost. And it isn’t pretty.

The Wannabe Health Junkie | Thursday, July 24, 2014 @11:16 am

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