Posts Tagged ‘Arlington’

‘Catfish’ show star arrested for threats on Metro; Ashburn high school loses 300 SAT exams

Amazon will offer free same-day delivery to Prime members
(WTOP)

‘Catfish’ show star arrested for threats on Metro
(WTOP)

Ashburn high school loses 300 SAT exams
(WTOP)

Arlington leaders to sell historic Reevesland farm
(WAMU)



20 new and almost opened restaurants, breweries and coffee shops in Northern Virginia

Posted by Editorial / Friday, May 22nd, 2015

New and Almost Open restaurants in Northern Virginia

Photo courtesy of 360b/Shutterstock.com

Need a new spot to nosh? Here is a list of new restaurants now open or opening soon.

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Turn down the heat this Memorial Day with these 11 cool commemorations

Posted by Editorial / Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Memorial Day Events in Northern Virginia

Photo courtesy of Olga_Phoenix/shutterstock.com

 

By Emily Cook

Spend your long weekend feasting on crawfish, unwinding to the sound of smooth jazz and honoring our armed forces at distinguished monuments. You won’t even have to cross the 14th Street bridge.

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The Writers Room

Posted by Editorial / Monday, May 18th, 2015

Northern Virginia writers meet to hone their skills and provide feedback on works in progress, with the dream of one day becoming published authors.  –Laura Fox

Arlington Writers Group.

Photo courtesy of AWG.

On Wednesday nights at 7 p.m., in Room 2208 at Arlington’s Washington-Lee High School, adults of various ages, backgrounds and professions sit in a circle ready to take on critiques of their work.

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Global-ish: Beef brain taco at Jarochita #2

Posted by Editorial / Thursday, May 7th, 2015

(From top left) From Jarochita #2: al pastor; garnishes of cilantro, spicy tomato and pickled chile salsa, onions and sliced radishes; lengua cabeza, sesos and al pastor tacos / Photo by Ann Hsu Kaufamn

From Jarochita #2: (from top left) al pastor; garnishes; lengua, cabeza, sesos and al pastor tacos / Photo by Ann Hsu Kaufamn

Finding worldly bites for $12 & under.

By Ann Hsu Kaufman 

Beef brains, when cooked right, are creamy, like soft custard. I couldn’t have told you this before I visited Jarochita #2, a no-frills Mexican joint in Arlington (the original Jarochita is in Manassas).

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Hungry for Linkage: Brine in Mosaic District is now open

Posted by Stefanie Gans, Dining Editor / Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

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Brine in Mosaic District opened yesterday. [WaPo]

An Arlington outpost of SpinFire, the chain boasting 90-second pizzas from wide receiver Pierre Garcon and Paisano’s Pizza‘s Fouad Qreitem, had its grand opening yesterday. [FB]

As Wawa moves into Virginia (a Manassas shop is slated to open this summer), the Pennsylvania-based convenience store educates sandwich fans about the hoagie. [Philadelphia Magazine]

Tomorrow there’s a chocolate crawl—cupcake, mousse cake, martinis— in Shirlington. [wire]

Deschutes Brewery launches bottles of Mirror Pond Pale Ale, Black Butte Porter and Fresh Squeezed IPA with tasting events in NoVA. [wire]

The closest NoVA had to a local winner at the James Beard Foundation Awards Monday night was Spike Gjerde of Woodberry Kitchen in Baltimore for Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic. 
 [JBFA]

Josh Ozersky, the national food writer who declared Virginia as the most important food region in 2014, died at 47 while in Chicago to attend the James Beard Awards. [Chicago Tribune]



Silver Line now projected for to open in 2020; Loudoun schools step up security

Findings indicate Freddie Gray got head injuries in van
(The Washington Post)

Silver Line now projected for to open in 2020
(The Washington Post)

Arlington police to conduct DUI Checkpoint Friday
(WTOP)

Loudoun schools step up security
(Loudoun Times)

 



Bridge work will clog Arlington for years; Stun gun use stopped at Fairfax County jail

Slain American hostage, Warren Weinstein, remembered for helping the world’s poorest
(The Washington Post)

Virginians near I-66 wary of state’s plan for HOT lanes
(The Washington Post)

Bridge work will clog Arlington for years
(WTOP)

Stun gun use temporarily stopped at Fairfax County jail
(WTOP)

Union, Metro Management Disagree Over ‘Safety Culture’ At WMATA
(WAMU)



From Brunswick Stew to Elsie’s Magic Skillet, Chefs and Writers Agree: Eat in Virginia

Posted by Stefanie Gans, Dining Editor / Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Where Chefs Eat book

Photo courtesy of Phaidon Press.

Two new books—“1,000 Foods To Eat Before You Die” by Mimi Sheraton and “Where Chefs Eat” edited by Joe Warwick—map out the world according to meals.

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AARP wants to walk all over Arlington; ‘Food Babe’ erases color out of Kraft Mac and Cheese

By Victoria Gaffney

U.N. approximates capsized boat off the coast of Libya led to 850 migrants deaths
(Washington Post

AARP places Arlington among most livable cities
(WTOP)

Robbing at three D.C. stores in an hour
(NBC Washington)

Virginia robotics teams competing at international event
(WTOP)

Kraft Mac and Cheese to lose bright yellow color
(Washington Post)



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