Fit in Falls Church: Balancing Real Food with Real Life

October 1, 2014 7:33 PM0 comments

by Gretchen Powell “Eat real food.” How many times have you heard this slogan passed from person to person, doctor to patient, article to reader? Put real, whole foods in your body and reap the rewards. It’s true that I feel better, both physically and emotionally, when I’m fueling my […]

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Press Pass: John McEuen

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John McEuen, a multi-instrumental folk musician and founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (NGDB), said that his live shows seem to get better as time moves on. “It’s been the best of doing what I do the last several years. It seems like it gets better every year,” […]

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Critter Corner: Woody

September 29, 2014 11:01 AM0 comments

Meet Woody, a year and a half-old King Charles Cavalier. Woody is a budding entrepreneur – his owner, Debbie Livingston is launching a dog treat business, Woody’s Goody’s, soon! When Woody is not doing his business, he can be found around the Mt. Daniels neighborhood he lives in.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live!

September 24, 2014 7:49 PM0 comments

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so the Smithsonian should be blushing hard this weekend. On Saturday, thousands of museums across the country will copy the D.C. institution’s no-cost admission policy and open their doors free of charge as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s 10th annual Museum Live Day. Some […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Busboys and Poets

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It’s been nearly ten years since Andy Shallal opened the first Busboys and Poets on 14th and V Street in Washington, D.C. Since then, they’ve opened three other locations – one on 5th and K Streets near Chinatown in Washington, one in Hyattsville and one in the Arlington neighborhood, Shirlington. […]

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Press Pass: Puss n Boots

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It’s all about having a good time for Puss n Boots, the Brooklyn-based alternative country trio made up of Norah Jones, Sasha Dobson and Catherine Popper. So it’s no surprise that they titled their debut album No Fools, No Fun, putting their own spin on the lyric from the Johnny […]

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Press Pass: Justin Currie

September 19, 2014 1:12 PM0 comments

Justin Currie, frontman of the alternative rock band Del Amitri, wrote the following on “Every Song’s The Same,” – track two on his latest album Lower Reaches: “Let me teach you how to write a song / The first line must be brief but strong / And the second line […]

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Press Pass: Bootsy Collins

September 17, 2014 9:44 PM0 comments

Many music stars from the last generation have trouble staying relevant and true to themselves in this era of overproduced pop music and personas contrived by corporations. But that isn’t the case for legendary funk bassist and Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame inductee William “Bootsy” Collins. Collins helped revolutionize […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Lotus Garden

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With so much on my plate, literally, it takes a special place to earn its way into the pantheon of restaurants I frequent on a regular basis. Lotus Garden is one of those special places.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Summers Farm Fall Harvest Festival

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Ushering in the season change, Summers Farm opens to the public for six weeks starting this Saturday for its annual Fall Harvest Festival in Frederick, Maryland.

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