Jody’s Jam of the Week: Pancakes & Booze

July 23, 2014 7:13 PM0 comments

Art is a wonderful, wonderful thing. So are pancakes. This Thursday, for only five bucks, you can experience more than 50 creators of the former while knocking back a neverending stack of the latter. The Pancakes & Booze Art Show, billed as D.C.’s largest underground art show, will showcase a […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Taylor Gourmet

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Early last year, Taylor Gourmet opened its first Northern Virginia sandwich shop in Merrifield’s bustling Mosaic District. Now, the D.C.-area hoagie chain with a Philly focus has opened another NoVa location. Ballston became the ninth Taylor Gourmet location when the new shop opened at the start of this month. Since […]

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Press Pass: Three For A Song

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By David Thompson Three For A Song, a trio specializing in songs from the 1920s and 1930s, has performed many times at Falls Church’s very own Creative Cauldron. They will be returning this Saturday, July 26, for a performance that’s a part of Creative Cauldron’s Summer Cabaret series. “We’ve done […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Water & Wall

July 17, 2014 11:30 AM0 comments

A quick scan of Water & Wall’s menu doesn’t reveal the variety and depth of cooking taking place at the Arlington restaurant. At first glance, most of the dishes seem like your typical, upscale dinner options but upon closer inspection, Chef Tim Ma and his team’s culinary influences begin to emerge.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: D.C. BRGR Bash

July 16, 2014 7:32 PM0 comments

Burgers and booze. Booze and burgers. Two wonderful creations.

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Press Pass: Tom Principato

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Falls Church musician Tom Principato was 17 years old when he first saw blues legend B.B. King perform at The Cellar Door in Georgetown in December 1969. Principato confesses to seeing the iconic blues guitarist play nine times in a row, and laughs at the number. The performances made a […]

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F.C. Filmmaker Explores Mom & Teen Bond in ‘Negotiating Girl’

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By Katie Davidson Falls Church’s Joanne Burke, a mother and filmmaker, has combined both of these roles to create her latest film, “Negotiating Girl.” The documentary examines the energy between mothers and teenage daughters and how they negotiate space and control. Burke got the idea for “Negotiating Girl” from attending […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Mad Fox Brewing Company’s 4th Birthday Party

July 9, 2014 7:59 PM0 comments

This weekend is another “fourth” celebration but rather than our nation’s independence, it’s a birthday party for Falls Church’s four-year-old Mad Fox Brewing Company.

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Press Pass: Battleme

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It’s part musical project and part musical persona, but Battleme is definitely a new way of doing things for Matt Drenik. Drenik was singer and guitarist for the hard-rock act Lions in the late 2000s when they had songs featured on “Sons of Anarchy,” an FX drama about a California […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: We, The Pizza

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Fans of the burgers at Spike Mendelsohn’s Good Stuff Eatery in Crystal City can now take a few steps down the street and see what the “Top Chef” alum does with pizza. Earlier this summer, We, The Pizza opened on Crystal Drive, joining a Capitol Hill location in bringing pizzas, […]

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