Critter Corner: Kona and Gracie

November 10, 2014 11:54 AM0 comments

Kona Abbott takes her friend and neighbor, Gracie Slonim, for a walk. Gracie is a 12 year-old golden retriever mix who enjoys working as a therapy dog. Kona is a four year-old rescue cat who loves her neighbor Gracie.

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Critter Corner: Noah

November 7, 2014 4:03 PM0 comments

This is Noah Elliott, an 11-year-old rottweiler lab mix who won Seven Corner Kennel’s annual Howl-o-ween Costume Contest. Noah, a regular at the kennel during their play day, loves running around with his sister, giving kisses and gathering all the toys!

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Restaurant Spotlight: Caphe Banh Mi

November 5, 2014 8:08 PM1 comment

Caphe Banh Mi is an intimate little eatery located in Old Town Alexandria with fare that’s perfect for anytime, but especially fit for the oncoming winter. As the name suggests, the restaurant, which has been open for about two and a half years, specializes in the delectable Vietnamese sandwiches, though […]

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Press Pass: Eclectic Guitars featuring Eric Johnson and Mike Stern

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Guitarists Eric Johnson and Mike Stern, who are touring as Eclectic Guitars starting tonight at The Birchmere in Alexandria, hit it off easily when they first collaborated on Stern’s 2009 album Big Neighborhood. “Eric was one of those guys that I wanted to play with for years and we had […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: DC Brew Tours

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Just five years ago, there were no breweries in Washington, D.C. None. When DC Brau made its debut in 2009, it was the first brewery in the District since 1956 and in the years since, there’s been an influx of brewers into the City. And, because beer is good and […]

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Critter Corner: Bee with a Question

November 3, 2014 9:03 AM0 comments

With school back in session for nearly two months now, Olivia and Ava Rissetto found this bee with a question in their grandpa’s dahlia garden here in Falls Church.

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Press Pass: Derek Fawcett

October 29, 2014 9:04 PM0 comments

Singer/songwriter Derek Fawcett is currently on his first extensive solo tour of the United States and Canada, promoting the release of his debut solo album Feel Better, which was released on Oct. 7. He spoke to News-Press the day after performing his entire new album at an intimate set in […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Chuy’s

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For the second time in the past 12 months, a Texas-based Tex-Mex restaurant has set up shop in Northern Virginia. Cyclone Anaya was the first, opening in Mosaic District last October, and now the Austin-based chain Chuy’s has begun its infiltration into the area with locations now open in Fairfax […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Rustico’s Novemberfest

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The nice weather is fleeting and this may be the last weekend to really enjoy being outside. But just in case the temps dip too low, the libations served up at Rustico’s 3rd annual Novemberfest Saturday will do an ample job warming your belly. Featuring more than 50 craft beers […]

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‘A Pilgrimage of Images’ to Show at Schlesinger Center

October 28, 2014 11:01 AM0 comments

“A Pilgrimage of Images,” a mixed media exhibition by Heidi Christensen, will be on display from Friday, Nov. 14 – Sunday, Dec. 14 in the Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery, located in the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center at the Alexandria Campus of Northern […]

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