Critter Corner: Henry

January 19, 2015 12:29 PM0 comments

This is Henry, a Glen of Imaal Terrier who was adopted by the Sutch family 11 years ago. Here he is posing for the Sutch family’s holiday card. He’s super friendly and known by name in his neighborhood and, because he’s so fun to dress up and pose, he has […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: D.C. Winter Restaurant Week

January 15, 2015 11:44 AM0 comments

Time to put away those TV dinners and make some reservations – D.C. Winter Restaurant Week is here again. In its 15th year, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s Restaurant Week brings hundreds of D.C.-area eateries together for a week full of special-price dining at lunch ($20.15) and dinner ($35.15). There’s a […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Wasabi Modern Japanese Cuisine

January 14, 2015 8:52 PM0 comments

Wasabi Modern Japanese Cuisine is in the center of a busy part of Tyson’s Corner Mall. Because of that, there’s a lot of foot traffic around Wasabi – people carrying bags from Forever 21 or Barnes and Noble, looking curiously as they pass by or ride the escalators that are […]

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Press Pass: Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox

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Who would do a bluegrass rendition of “Anaconda” by Nicki Minaj, perform a Motown tribute to Nickelback or slow jam the theme song for “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”? Scott Bradlee and Postmodern Jukebox, that’s who. Since 2009 Bradlee, a pianist, composer and arranger, been composing and arranging genre-melding mashups and […]

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Creative Cauldron Hosts Tinner Hill Performances

January 13, 2015 9:03 AM0 comments

“Tinner Hill: Portraits in Black and White” played to standing ovations when it premiered at Falls Church ArtSpace in 2011. Through a series of monologues, vignettes and blues-inspired music, audiences encounter the inspiring stories of local African American heroes who overcame slavery, segregation and racism and forever changed the course […]

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Critter Corner: Pinto and Oreo

January 12, 2015 3:44 PM0 comments

This is Pinto and Oreo, the 6-year-old mini rex and holland lop mixes who love to spend their time chasing each other, exploring and relaxing under the shade of a big tree on South Spring Street, where they live with the Diz family. The brother-sister duo were adopted from the […]

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Broadway Desserts Showing At Stuart HS Next Weekend

January 9, 2015 12:00 PM0 comments

The J.E.B. Stuart High School Choral Department is presenting “Broadway Desserts,” a night of Broadway music and Decadent Desserts, next Saturday, Jan. 17 at the school’s auditorium, located at 3301 Peace Valley Lane, Falls Church. There are two performances scheduled for next Saturday: one at 2 p.m. and another at […]

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Press Pass: The Infamous Stringdusters

January 7, 2015 9:42 PM0 comments

Travis Book, who plays upright bass for The Infamous Stringdusters, said that the band’s latest album Let It Go (2014) is the “most essentially Stringdusters” record they’ve ever made. The record was self-produced by the five-piece band, which may be one reason it’s the most honest expression of the group’s […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: European Beer Tasting Tour of Dupont Circle

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Beer is good. Tasting beer is even better. This Sunday, ThingstodoDC.com does the beer tasting thing, Old World-style. The European Beer Tasting Tour takes a trip through Dupont with visits to four different bars featuring beer from four different European countries. Stops include Sauf Haus Bier Hall for some German […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Mad Fox Brewing Company

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New Mad Fox chef Travis Weiss has done a whole lot of work since taking over the kitchen of the Falls Church brew pub last September. In less than four months, the menu has been overhauled with new dishes, daily specials – like Epic Burger Wednesday and Fried Chicken Monday […]

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